Think Pieces


Confession: Direct Sales Culture is Toxic Happy 2

I’ve been in direct sales – specifically, multi-level marketing – for many years. It started with Cutco knives. I remember being 19 and knowing nothing, but being pregnant and looking for some flexible income while I went to school (and let’s face it, Oldest’s bio dad preferred video games to […]


Confession: I Don’t Like Realistic Dildos

I’m not a fan of realistic sex toys. There. I said it. I admit it. If a sex toy looks like a human dick, it does nothing for me. The Adam O2, Vixen Bandit, porn star dick replicas and the like just don’t turn me on. I’ve started to ask myself why, […]


Confession: I Hate Fifty Shades of Grey Culture

I admit it! I hate Fifty Shades of Grey. And Fifty Shades Darker. And especially Fifty Shades Freed. Yes, I read all three books. If I’m going to do a Fifty Shades party and show people items from the books that they probably want to buy, I had to. I […]


Bravo, Screaming O?

A few months back, on my “real life” Twitter, I watched a train wreck unfold between some toy materials activists and a toy manufacturer. Normally, the businesses don’t interact, or if they do, they give a form response that’s vague yet respectful. This is PR and Customer Service 101 – don’t get […]