Tristan Taormino

Tristan Taormino is a badass sex educator, author, and pornographer. She created the Chemistry porn series that kinda changed my life, and continues to make awesome porn.

All the names I dropped on Sex Out Loud radio

All the names I dropped on Sex Out Loud radio

It occurred to me, 30 minutes after my interview with Tristan Taormino for Sex Out Loud Radio aired today (and I was finally able to breathe again), that perhaps I should compile a list of links to all the stuff I mentioned on the show. My brain is not used to talking about stuff without[. . . read more]

I can't sum up CatalystCon

I can't sum up CatalystCon

It began in the airport, with my iced coffee in tow, and two war vets grumbling to each other about Obama taking away all our guns. The flight was uneventful, save for the creeping, almost overwhelming sense of excitement and importance I was feeling — punctuated by surprisingly decent airplane coffee and one of the[. . . read more]

Review: The Feminist Porn Book

Review: The Feminist Porn Book

Wedged between my consumption of Fast Food Nation and We Need to Talk About Kevin, I inhaled The Feminist Porn Book. I wrote in the margins and bent the pages and even took it in the bath. When I was a stupid teen, I inherited a waterlogged copy of Marilyn Manson’s The Long Hard Road Out of Hell,[. . . read more]

Ask Piph #4

Ask Piph #4

Want to ask me a question? Email me at hey.epiphora [at] gmail [dot] com, or ask here.

How often do you masturbate? You have quite a collection of toys; do you end up using most of them?
Generally, every other day. Sometimes I go days and it’s just a mistake because I always come too fast[. . . read more]

Review: Tristan Taormino's Expert Guide to Pegging

Review: Tristan Taormino's Expert Guide to Pegging

Do you know how many years it’s been since Bend Over Boyfriend? I hate to break it to you (and myself), but 1998 was 14 years ago. While you were suffering through “Hooch” and “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It,” while Bill Clinton was not having sexual relations with that woman, and while some[. . . read more]

Review: Tristan Taormino's Expert Guide to Advanced Anal Sex

Review: Tristan Taormino's Expert Guide to Advanced Anal Sex

[This post contains mentions of James Deen. I no longer support him or his work.]

Tristan Taormino is obsessed with the butt. This is a known fact. But somehow it’s been four years since her original guide to anal sex. Therefore, Tristan Taormino’s Expert Guide to Advanced Anal Sex is a mouthful, but what else[. . . read more]

Review: The Secrets of Great G-Spot Orgasms and Female Ejaculation

Review: The Secrets of Great G-Spot Orgasms and Female Ejaculation

It’s not like I needed to read The Secrets of Great G-Spot Orgasms and Female Ejaculation. I discovered my G-spot three years ago, and squirted soon after. I’ve been having squirtfests ever since, and my[. . . read more]

5 reasons you need to buy the Dylan + Danny scene on the Smitten Kitten

5 reasons you need to buy the Dylan + Danny scene on the Smitten Kitten

[Note: this scene is currently unavailable, but it will
be back on Smitten Kitten’s site soon.]

I mean, we all know that Dylan Ryan and Danny Wylde are hot. And that Tristan Taormino has an amazing eye for shooting porn. But all of them combined? Explosion of awesome. It’s even better than I[. . . read more]

Review: Rough Sex 3

Review: Rough Sex 3

This may be the right time to admit that I don’t find Adrianna Nicole’s face terribly attractive. However, her body is smokin’, her tattoos are fabulous, and I definitely know why she got her own porno: she’s a powerhouse. She gives her scenes everything she’s got. She does not let up. She never looks bored. And[. . . read more]