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01 August 2005


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I had wanted to check out this book, but NO ONE has it. I knew the minute I read a description about it that there was going to be an uproar about it. I'm not sure what bothers me more though, after reading your take on it, a book about this subject (sorry, when I learned what a "rainbow party" was I completely went ew, gross, and that says a lot coming from me) or that it's so heavy handed on the message bearing.

How was your mini vacation?


Ewww is right. I thought it sounded like a very 70s idea. Weirdly, though, the new Ellen Wittlinger book is also (partially) about fellatio. My guess is that the Wittlinger book is actually good, though. I haven't been able to get a hold of it yet.

The message part is weird. He deals with a few different sex myths, but the major one was that oral sex counts. Promoting safe sex is a good thing, but I think it would be better if the book was actually well written. Then libraries would be more likely to buy it--as it is, it seems like most places aren't getting it because regardless of the decent message (which some people find argueable anyway), it's pretty crappily written.


Wow. What's with the new blow job themed lit? It must be Tuesday. [obscure Chris Rock reference]

I'm having another moment of 'are you people TRYING to make it more difficult to have this genre taken seriously'. I hate that. I relly do feel that there is need for this subject matter, but for Pete's sake, write well so the stuff is worth defending, even if we all have a collective EEWWWW.

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