Quiz: Can You Tell Which of These Porn Star Orgasms Are Fake?
Up to three-quarters of women have admitted faking an orgasm, and a third of those fakers reported faking it “every time.” Do you think you can tell the difference? We got five porn stars to provide us with two videos; one of them having a real orgasm, and one of them having a fake orgasm. Underneath each video we reveal which is the genuine orgasm.
Malerie Marder’s Gorgeous (and NSFW) Photos of Dutch Prostitutes Look Like Classical Paintings
When American photographer Malerie Marder was a student at Yale, Phillip Lorca diCorcia—who was one of her professors—worked with her on her first monograph,Carnal Knowledge. Her projects have dealt with the relationship between voyeurism and intimacy ever since.
For her new series, Anatomy, Marder spent six years working with prostitutes in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, coming up with compositions that bring to mind the works of painters like Magritte, Toulouse-Lautrec, or Courbet. I called her up for a chat.
VICE: Is it true you had to pay the women for their time?
Malerie Marder: Yes, I paid each woman 350 euros [$480]. A friend of mine, who is a collector, helped me financially but also worked as my assistant. He was my angel, my patron saint; without him none of this would have been possible.
Did you face any problems with convincing people to pose for you?
The real problem was not being able to photograph everyone who wanted me to. I’m a small presence in the studio—I shoot with a view camera that is slow and use an HMI light, which is like a warm sun. It’s a very small set up. I incorporated flash at the end but even that was just an additional light. I didn’t overtake the space so I think the women often forgot about me.
In an era when fetish was still an anthropological term and men’s magazines relied on code words like specialty and mature, a pioneering Armenian pornographer with an unerring instinct for cultural taboos was busy inventing his own daring adult genre. Though his name is no longer mentioned alongside Hefner and Flynt, Milt Abdjourian’s bold, single-minded dedication to fabric, attire, and hyper-specialized contextual perversion lives on in dozens of colorful titles and still-provocative covers.
Los Angeles scofflaw photographer and writer Scot Sothern has dangled from the rim of propriety his entire career. His revealing images and quick stories have been exhibited and translated around the globe. His whore-noir NSFW column, Nocturnal Submissions, had us asking for more picture and stories from his camera and keyboard. So we asked Scot to whip up new column that gives us another look at life from low angles. This is Sothern Exposure.
At the North Florida Fair in Tallahassee, I’ve rented a booth in a pavilion where vendors are hawking everything from macramé to handguns. I’m a knockabout portrait photographer and I’ve got my photos on display—Floridian denizens, sexy girls and mothers, cherubic babies, and Republican businessmen. I give out coupons for a free portrait sitting while the passersby “ooh” and “ahh” my photos and the blue ribbons attached to the frames.
I hang a sign that says “I’ll be back.” I walk down the midway through the dirt and noise, the rides and the squeals, to the girlie show. The marquee reads “New York Alley-Kat Revue.” The canvas tent is drab and dusty with primary colored banners on shiny oilcloth. There is a stage in front of the canvas backdrop with a black girl on it. And there is a guy on a tall stool at the ticket counter howling words into a microphone that’s spurt out through the tent’s muffled speakers.
The super special September issue of VICE was exclusively culled from the archives of Bob Guccione Sr.—the legendary magazine publisher who built a media empire that started with Penthouse.