December 1st, 2008

Writer's Block: AIDS Awareness

It's the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day today. From clean needles to safe sex, the fight against AIDS has touched everyone's life. How has it affected yours?

It made dudes much more willing to purchase the gay porn I'm paid to write, because reading about gay bareback sex is a considerably better idea than actually doing it.

Also, it meant that while I got lots of blow jobs in college, actually fucking was fairly rare - because I was there at the height of the AIDS scare and everyone was scared to actually fuck.

Plurals

The Scene: Rome Girl trying to finish an advice book on "How To Make Your Man More Aggressive In Bed" so she can start packing for her trip to Italy tomorrow.

The dialogue:

"Honey, what do you call it," she asks. "Is it 'safe words' or "safety words?"

"Neither," I replied.

"Why," she said.

"It's "safe word" because if she really wants you to stop, she shouldn't have to tell you twice," I responded.