Archive for May, 2006

Orgasm, Sexuality, and Attitudes: Bare Brains Episode Eleven

Sunday, May 28th, 2006

The Lost Tapes series continues with Part Four, which begins with the subject of variations between women in their experience of orgasm in intercourse, how that affects their receptivity, and how men can understand these variations and accommodate them, both physically and emotionally. Male attitudes toward vibrators, oral sex, and women’s sexual fantasies are discussed, […]

Love, Fear, Jealousy, and Envy: Bare Brains Episode Ten

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

In Part Four of the Lost Tapes series, the first day of recording winds down with a discussion of bell curves in general, and in particular, the curve of human wierdness. It finally comes to an end with a list of the day’s drugs. Part Four continues with the beginning of day two, which opens […]

Beauty, Joy, Physical Fitness, LSD, and More: Bare Brains Episode Nine

Monday, May 22nd, 2006

The Lost Tapes series continues with Part 3, in which the issue of beauty leads to a discussion of the joys of physical fitness, which leads to ideas about longevity and the accumulation of small increments of effort over time. Over time things change; flexibility is an asset, along with acceptance of the tenuous connection […]

Sex, Communication, Beauty, Physical Fitness, and Happiness: Bare Brains Episode Eight

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

The Lost Tapes series continues with a story from the Sutro Bath House of the 1980’s, a coed facility whose motto was, “A Rainbow of Sexual Preferences.” This leads to the question of how to facilitate openness in communication, followed by a discussion of influences from my reading of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle […]

Cunnilingus; Communication, Distractions, Attitudes, and Techniques: Bare Brains Episode Seven

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

In Episode Two I played a tape that I had made in 1983, when I was 39. I had also made some tapes a couple of years earlier, in 1981, ostensibly about the art and science of cunnilingus. My thesis had been that one’s execution of the act reflected one’s entire philosophy and attitude toward […]