Eros. What is it? Sex has long fascinated philosophers and great minds. Plato and his Symposium buddies were the first think tank to openly celebrate homosexuality, feminism and eroticism. Discourse on love has continued through the ages; these following scholars were probably fucking fantastic in the sack.
"Hysteria" was released in Los Angeles and NYC this weekend.
"What's 'Hysteria?'" you ask? Well it's a movie about the history of the vibrator, a film featuring real actors -- including Maggie Gyllenhaal, everyone's favorite "Secretary" -- and, surprisingly, void of the expected B.S. that would accompany a motion picture delving into a topic still too taboo for Oprah.
There are many of you out there who aren't obsessed with sex toys and the amazing sounds/fluids/emotions they evoke, and therefore probably don't give a fuck about where they came from.
But wait -- what if I told you vibrators were invented as a medical treatment for a health epidemic that once swept the nation? Interesting, right? Keep reading.