Sex is great. More people should have more sex. But only when it is consensual. The problem is many people do not actually understand consent. But all of us should. This animated video by Blue Seat Studios gets the message across effectively using a cup of tea as a metaphor.
This is from a few days ago when the man whose pen wore no condom fell one short of a century. The unofficial Khushwant Singh Google doodle. And an animated GIF tribute to the ‘Sardar in the Lightbulb’ that I created suring my day job at IBNLive.
Ad from 1954: If you are unmarried, you have the pay for sex education (or pretend to be married to get it for free).
Sunny Leone has successfully transited from mainstream pornography to mainstream Bollywood celebrityhood. With films and product endorsements, this Punjabi kudi has her face (well, more than that) plastered on walls (film posters), medical stores (Manforce condom ads) and now also at your neighbourhood panwallah’s. Sunny Leone is the brand ambassador for Viiking Ventures’ XXX brand [Read more]
A book and a cluster of temples have forever immortalised India has the ancient land of sex. I’ve been to Khajuraho twice and the temples are indeed amazing – even minus the erotic sculptures – and given that no worship happens in most of the temples, they are easily the most serene of the all [Read more]
If this Kamalympics were for real, wonder how many medals, India – the land of the Kamasutra – would win and more interestingly in which disciplines. [Don’t miss: Femina Kamasutra Mehndi Cheat Sheet [NSFW], Kamasutra: The Adventures of Rani Bonkeshwari, KS Roleplay Ads, and the big-baap of all Indian condom posts – Rubbers of India] [Read more]
Came across this questionnaire for the Kohinoor Silk Condoms Maxim Sex Survey 2012. You may choose to take a print, fill it out and send it across (and Maxim may give you a free subscription or a naughty gift), but if you are a woman (straight, lesbian or bisexual) or a man (gay or bisexual) [Read more]
How do you spice up a disposable syringe ad? This set of three ads by DDB Mudra for Nirma’s healthcare division Nirlife takes a shot in that direction. To inject the point that non-disposable syringes are the second biggest cause of HIV infections after unprotected sex, the ads bring one of the most popular characters [Read more]
To celebrate its 153 years of existence, the Old Lady of Bori Bunder published a Lintas created advertisement that many, including the Advertising Council Standards of India, thought to be unbecoming of the Old Lady. The ad that stirred a controversy was published in a celebratory supplement in the November 3, 1991 issue of The [Read more]
Really? And I am also eagerly waiting for the deodorant that doesn’t assure deprived males of an unlimited supply of attractive and libidinous women at just the spray of a can. The simple logic behind the monotonous similarity of advertisements for male grooming products is that men want to look (and smell) good so that [Read more]
Pamphlet advertising, one of the oldest forms of advertising, is still alive and vigorously kicking. They come tucked inside our morning newspapers, are handed to us by disinterested looking people outside shopping malls and in markets or are shoved into our letter boxes. The only difference is that they, in this impatient era, don’t contain [Read more]
Pleasantly surprised to find these posters in the neighbourhood. Sex in mainstream cinema has hit this genre hard but they are still very much in business. Multiplexes should also start screening these sex flicks, there’s a huge audience amongst the urban elite. It’s not uncommon to find recognisable faces from Bolywood in these C-grade films. [Read more]