Category Archives: Sex

LONG GONE LONG by Peter Nolan Smith

Twenty-five minutes after the ball dropped on New Year’s Eve 1982 a masked assassin shot dead the main investor a block away from the Continental Club on West 25th Street. The FBI and NYPD’s Internal Affairs investigating Viktor Malenski’s murder quickly drew lines between the dots. My ex-girlfriend was living with the dead man’s partner. My boss [...]

Islands Of Nowhere

In the winter of 1991 I spent a month on the Pulau Weh at the westernmost tip of Sumatra. The quiet island was remote. Few westerners ventured north from Medan. There were better beaches in Thailand and an ethically more interesting culture around Lake Toba, however I was drawn to this destination knowing it was [...]

Lars Von Trier’s NYMPHOMANIAC Nymphomania – Excessive sexual desire in and behavior by a female. Lars Von Trier’s new film NYMPHOMANIAC begins with a scene in which the female lead Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, is found beaten in an alley. The older man takes her home and Joe recounts the story of a life driven by [...]

SKIN COLD AS ICE by Peter Nolan Smith

Lou Reed died last week. A friend called to ask, if I knew the singer. I said, “no.” He then asked if I thought Nico was a good fuck. “I don’t know,” I replied and hung up thinking one thing. The Velvet Underground’s singer was probably great in bed. Once in Paris I had a [...]

Early Phone Sex

In the summer of 1968 I worked in a Boston phone exchange. There were hundreds of cable banks corresponding the working numbers. My friend and I would eavesdrop on thousands of conversations. Few people said anything of importance, but one couple practically invented phone sex and spoke at the same hour every day. One afternoon [...]