For Asians -- and Asians alone -- a simple image search returns page after page of women with breasts the size of volleyballs doing things their mothers would not approve of. This obviously says something about how sexy Asians are (or far more likely, how horny American men are.) I wish I could give more commentary, but frankly, I'm not sure I can quite wrap my head around what this means, if anything. It appears that far more Americans than I would ever have thought have "Yellow Fever." The American sexualization of an entire continent is one of the more bizarre things I've ever come across on the Internet, and it is something I will try to keep in mind the next time I want to poke fun at the Japanese and their Used Schoolgirl Panties Vending Machines.
Bettie Page died today. I’d heard, several days ago, that she’d suffered a heart attack, and as I was typing a movie review on one laptop, my girlfriend was on the other and said, “Bettie Page died. Who was Bettie Page?” (Forgive her, she is young, and was born behind the Iron Curtain.)
It was a sad thing to hear. Knowing of her illness, there was context, of course, but still, it’s awful when an icon who meant something to you passes away. The Internet will be full of obituaries (Reuters, BBC) and fan ramblings, so I’ll just say that I was the right age to discover Bettie on her second coming. As a...
If you ever need to explain how you know who Aria Giovanni is, you can say you read about her here, on a nice clean site like Badmouth -- rather than at whatever sordid den of adult novelties and fetish pornography you orignially found her picture.