Jopen

Jopen is the higher-end arm of cheap and huge sex toy manufacturer California Exotic Novelties. I’m highly conflicted about them, because they created the mistake that is the Intensity but also the glory that is the Comet G Wand. Their lines have silly names like Key, Ego, and Envy.

Review: Ceres Lace

Review: Ceres Lace

I believe the texture on this toy is supposed to be swanky, but my friend says it reminds him of a chain-link fence. So that’s a great association… if you’re into prison-inspired sex toys. My thought process basically went “I like texture and I like that color. Give it to me.” In hindsight, I should’ve maybe[. . . read more]

Epiphora's best and worst sex toys of 2014

Epiphora's best and worst sex toys of 2014

[Check out my annual best/worst tag for older and newer lists!]

Oh hey, remember 2014? It was the year I was a guest on Sex Out Loud Radio, I taught a sex blogging class, I fell in love with[. . . read more]

Review: Comet II Wand

Review: Comet II Wand

Bloggers created a wave of hysteria following the release of the Jopen Key Comet G Wand.

“It effortlessly strokes the fuck out of my G-spot and makes me thank my lucky stars I was born with a vagina,” Girly Juice raved.

“I was 38 years old and found my G-spot for[. . . read more]

Sex toy news: long-distance sex toys and useless gimmicks

Sex toy news: long-distance sex toys and useless gimmicks

The latest news on the street! This edition of “Sex toy news” appeared originally in my email newsletter, Epiphora’s Snark Digest. Sign up to get it.

The BIG! NEWS! of the moment is LELO’s latest product, the Ora. It’s basically a re-imagined SaSi, which I gotta say, I’m not wholly[. . . read more]

Epiphora's best and worst sex toys of 2013

Epiphora's best and worst sex toys of 2013

[Check out my annual best/worst tag for older and newer lists!]

2013 was a good year. I attended CatalystCon East AND CatalystCon West (even doing a panel), hit 500 posts[. . . read more]

Review: Jopen Vanity VR1

Review: Jopen Vanity VR1

The Jopen Vanity VR1 kegel balls have offended my vagina. Deeply.

They are supposed to vibrate when squeezed. Oh, in my hand they do. In my hand they do. In my vagina, no matter how hard I clench, they don’t.

This is an affront to my vagina and its power.

Ugh, Jopen.[. . . read more]

Epiphora's sex toy gift-giving guide

Epiphora's sex toy gift-giving guide

If you ask me, sex toys are way better gifts than socks or body wash. Now I may be biased, considering I own over 400 of them and have been testing them and reviewing them for six years, but you know. The point is, I have OPINIONS about things that go on vulvas and[. . . read more]

Sex toy news: ceramic dildos and moustache-shaped vibrators

Sex toy news: ceramic dildos and moustache-shaped vibrators

The latest news on the street! This edition of “Sex toy news” appeared originally in my email newsletter, Epiphora’s Snark Digest. Sign up to get it.

The PVC James Deen dildo was found to be 61% phthalates. Doc Johnson responded with some jibberish.

ANME happened and many new toys[. . . read more]

Postcards from the Peanut Gallery: Comet G Wand

Postcards from the Peanut Gallery: Comet G Wand

Usually it takes a bit of time for my screaming endorsements to seep into the consciousness of my readers. Especially when the toys I love cost a pretty penny. But not this time. I flailed about the Jopen Comet G Wand less than two months ago, and I’m already getting reports back[. . . read more]

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