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Mildred and the Oboe

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(One slightly naughty, very short story, estimated reading time: 1 minute) Last night Mildred, my neighbor on the floor below, masturbated with an oboe. The oboe wheezed and squealed in her vagina. Mildred groaned. Later, when I thought she was finished, she started screaming. I lay in bed with a book about India. I could feel her pleasure pass up through the floorboards into my room. Of course, there might have been another explanation for […]

Madame X

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In 1883 American portrait painter John Singer Sargent painted socialite Virginie Gautreau who was known for her beauty. A year later at the Paris Salon, the work caused a scandal because of Gautreau’s provocative dress and her suggestive pose. Originally one of the straps fell off her shoulder, but due to the public’s reaction Sargent repainted the strap. The painting can be seen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Song for today: […]

The Color of Movies

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What colors have the art directors used to create the right mood in a movie? At Cinema Palettes you can find homemade colour palettes of your favourite films. How many do you recognise? * * Inglorious Basterds (2009) The Great Gatsby (2013) The Shining (1980) Melancholia (2011) Gone Girl (2014) Malificent (2014) Lost in Translation (2003) Belly (1998) American Beauty (1999) Trick ‘r Treat (2007) Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) Lèon (1994) The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) […]

Voluptuous Death

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Surrealist Salvador Dalí and photographer Philippe Halsman created this photograph in 1951. Seven models were used to compose the shape of a skull based on a sketch done by Dalí. A lot of work went into creating this iconic image as these making of photos show. © Philippe Halsman / Magnum Photos Images found on una-lady-italiana     Bewaren

Interesting Lady 16

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As a five-year-old I was a huge fan of Wonder Woman and had matching underwear to prove it. Wonder woman – aka Diana Prince – a mythical warrior princess of the Amazon, is a DC Comic book character created during the second world war by American psychologist and writer William Moulton Marston (also the inventor of the polygraph). “Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and […]