Archive for February, 2013

Nu and (un)Improved

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on February 24, 2013 by cliffmichaels

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The Nu Project is a collection of nude photos of everyday women of all sizes, shapes and ages. Some of the pictures are sexy, some not, some inspiring, some not, some shocking and other not, some sad and others not. Here’s a short description:

Thank you for being here. The Nu Project is a series of honest nudes of women from all over the world. The project began in 2005 and has stayed true to the original vision: no professional models, minimal makeup and no glamour. The focus of the project has been and continues to be the subjects and their personalities, spaces, insecurities and quirks. To date, over 150 women across North and South America have participated in the project.  Without their courage, confidence and trust, none of this would have been possible. We are so thankful for their willingness to open their homes to us.

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SEXY SUNDAY!

Posted in photographers, PHOTOGRAPHY, Sexy, women with tags , , , , , , , on February 24, 2013 by cliffmichaels

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Stripper Kitties!

Posted in fetish, FLICKR, history, photographers, PHOTOGRAPHY, politics, religion, sexual with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 24, 2013 by cliffmichaels

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Let’s face this sad fact: Visions is a tawdry sex blog. It’s true. No matter how many high minded posts we upload about culture or politics, the smutty pics and stories are what draw hits. We know it. You know it. Hell, even Bob Doles knows it!

There are, as you surely know, lots – and I mean Big Lots – of sex blogs on the ‘net. Sex is either the most popular topic in the History of the world or in the top three – food & death being the other two (except in England, where sex is replaced by gardening).

Here’s a sex blog I’ve discovered: Tits and Sass. T&S can best be described as a serious journal written by sex workers – strippers and hookers, mostly. More than forty contributors are listed. Here’s what the site says about itself:

Tits and Sass is a group blog run by sex workers who saw a void when it came to witty commentary on the public image of our industry. The ideas promoted about us in the public eye have an impact on the realities of our lives as sex workers every bit as strong as the law, so we’re not letting any more dead hooker or stripper bones jokes pass by without comment.

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Visions spends much of the time wallowing in ignorance and had no clue the was a vibrant community of literate – and politicly active – positive sex workers. Here are links to some of the more serious T&S posts: Sex Work and Storytelling at “Sex and Justice”License to Pimp: A Conversation with Filmmaker Hima B.Stripper Shot At Strip Club Denied Worker’s Comp. If you doubt a sexblog can be deadly earnest, here’s a “quote of the day”:

The TERF [trans-exclusionary radical feminist] is obsessed with dividing feminism at all costs and commenting negatively on women’s sexuality. sex-shaming is a historical patriarchal tool to remind those of us who are women of the position the patriarchy wants us to hold: inferior.  the TERF is loud about sex work being evil, ignoring that for many trans people and for many people of color, sex work is the only work there is. (emphasis in original)

But, hey, Visions doesn’t really care when it comes to serious sex stuff about the intersection of sex work and  politics, law, culture, or feminism. We are just looking for some quick and mindless fun. We found it! There appears to be a continuing feature on T&S, Stacks & Cats: photos of sex workers’ cats with stacks of their (earned) cash. Check them out here, here, and here.

Flickr Groups: Hookers, Whores and Whorehouses , Porn Stars & Strippers

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Photo credits: click top image for cat; cash: both – and remix – subject to this CC license. For bottom two images, click for credit and cc license.

 

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Posted in Uncategorized with tags on February 17, 2013 by cliffmichaels

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Joe Kay, thirty, Barney Fife thin with an uneven receding hairline, and a part time bank messenger, was sitting   alone on a once red sofa in his one bedroom studio apartment. More than a little stoned, he had been munching on stale Tostitos, pickles and chunky peanut butter for the last ninety minutes. His snack debris: Tostito shards, smears of peanut butter and pickle juice stains, covered the once red couch cushions to his right and  left as well as the floor beneath his feet.

If Joe had a hobby it was day dreaming. He was very good at it. Tonight, as he had done on many nights previously, he was conjuring visions of his coming glorious success as a writer – an author of renown – with huge, record breaking advances; frighteningly beautiful women, naked in his bed,  weeping as they read his heart wrenching prose. His first Pulitzer – then maybe even a Nobel! For Joseph Kay the most comforting thing about his cannabinol fueled fantasy was his certainty it would all happen soon. He knew he was so close.

He was mentally practicing humility in the face of fame by giving a witty, self deprecating acceptance speech before an imaginary crowd at an equally imaginary National Book Award ceremony. Suddenly his marvelous speech was rudely drowned out by loud, really-bad-news knocking – pounding, actually – on the outside of his apartment door. Joe froze, suddenly afraid as paranoia slithered along his spine like a hungry python.

Jesus! It was nearly midnight. Who the fuck could it be?

Oh God! Was it the cops?

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Inexplicably Blonde!

Posted in fashion, FLICKR, photographers, PHOTOGRAPHY, pinup, Sexy, women with tags , , , , , , , , on February 17, 2013 by cliffmichaels

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For photo credit and licensing, click on image

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OK, so the only skin you see on this dish is on her arms, hands and neck. So what! Use your imagination, for Christ’s sake… A diet of just Jill’s naked T & A & P will make Jack a jaded boy; one unable to appreciate all those less out there girls. I mean, this blonde sure ain’t no nun (uh, if nuns are your kink, we sincerely apologize).

SOME FLICKR FASHION GROUPS

Passion for FashionFashion Week High End Fashion Photography

 Fashion and Beauty Photography – Fashion Doll Pinups

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Photographer Fashionista

Model Linda Moon’s Web Site

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STORMY LEATHER

Posted in erotic, fashion, fetish, FLICKR, photographers, PHOTOGRAPHY, pinup, Sexy, women with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 17, 2013 by cliffmichaels

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For photo credit and licensing, click each image.

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Some random sets

NOX OBSCURA – GOTHIC DARKNESS – LEATHER PLA BDSM  

FLICKR SEARCH

SEXY+LEATHER+GIRL

17,000 photos!!

Groups

Sexy LeatherLeather Ladies Sexy Leather TGirls – Leather & Boots – Leather Beauty

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KALEIDOSCOPIC TANGO NUDES

Posted in art, erotic, FLICKR with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2013 by cliffmichaels

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Too many words – not enough smutty pictures….

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Click image for photo credit and creative commons license. Remixed by Visions

Two Sets

TESS – SARAH

Visit the Photographer’s Web Site!

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