L.A. After Dark dares you to explore the sexier side of the city. Find carnal news, sex advice and tricks, erotic reviews and a guide that lifts the sheets to expose Los Angeles' not-so-private parts.
The city turns on when the lights turn off - let L.A. After Dark lead your way.
About the Authors:
Adam Cuclich is the guy with the libido that would put you into a support group, only he keeps it in check. He fits all eight sexualities: Straight, Gay, Bi, Curious, Asexual, Over-sexual, Hurricane and Politician. He mounts up, savors the climb, peaks and takes his time coming back down, in the great outdoors and in the bedroom. Born and raised in Littleton, Colo., but really "grew up" in the Florida Keys, and now feeling truly at home in the West Coast/L.A. lifestyle.
Anne Hodder is a journalist and editor whose recent work has focused on sex and the adult industry. Her educational background in gender studies and human sexuality combined with professional experience in adult entertainment has inspired her to educate and open the minds of the masses, one raised eyebrow at a time.
Dr. Ava Cadell is an author of seven books, a media therapist, global speaker and founder of Loveology University. She has a doctorate in human behavior from Newport University in California and a doctorate of education in human sexuality from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco. Dr. Ava's mission is to promote the benefits of healthy love and sex around the world. http://www.loveologyuniversity.com
Educated and emphatic with extensive experience in the journalism and adult entertainment industries, Davenporte has seen it all - and done some of it. Not the relationship type, she does everything (and everyone) she can to keep her skills and outlook fresh.
Brennan Foley was a journalist, but journalism is a dead, so he now occupies himself primarily with drugs, booze and women. He loves Los Angeles, his mother, whiskey and Green Bay Packers football, even if they don't always love him. His heroes are Hunter S. Thompson, Hank Williams Jr., John Jameson, Max McGee and Donald Draper.
Foley writes this column as a way to keep himself out of trouble. It rarely works.
Freddy and Eddy, aka Ian and Alicia Denchasy, are an L.A. couple, together since 1988, who review adult products from the perspective of their long-term, monogamous relationship/marriage. They founded Freddy and Eddy, a couples-oriented adult website, in 2001 as a vehicle to explore sexual boundaries and learn new ways to enhance their intimacy. Since then, their website has grown to occupy the preeminent position in sexuality information geared toward couples. They've written a best-selling book on oral sex, and have appeared frequently in virtually every type of media as authorities on maintaining a strong sexual presence with a loving partner. http://www.freddyandeddy.com
Jamye Waxman, M.Ed., has been dubbed "the nexxxt generation of sex educator" by Wired.com. Waxman is a well-known sex educator, writer, author, blogger, video producer, host and director. She is the former sex advice columnist for Playgirl Magazine as well as a consultant on HBO's "The Katie Morgan Show," and her work appears in Women's Health, Men's Health, Zink, AVN Novelty, XBIZ Premiere, Steppin' Out, and on RealitySandwich.com and Cherrytv.com.
Waxman has written two books, including "Getting Off: A Woman's Guide to Masturbation" (Seal Press), and also is creator and host of the Personal Touch video series and "101 Positions for Lovers" for Adam and Eve pictures. http://www.jamyewaxman.com
Littleton, Colo., born and raised with a history of taking the path
less traveled, Bilding transgressing from working for a Boy Scout camp to performing in adult entertainment. He lives for music, reading, food,
people, nature and the comedy that is daily life. http://www.JBilding.com
Three-time AVN Best Actress winner and exclusive Wicked Pictures performer, writer, and director Jessica Drake is here to answer the questions you've never dared to ask - about relationships, dating, men, women and of course SEX. From dating dilemmas to blowing more than his mind, you can "come" to her for anything! http://www.jessicadrake.com
Writer, producer, director, model and award-winning adult film star, is the founder and owner of BurningAngel.com, an adult website that celebrates the intersection of sex, rock 'n' roll and community. BurningAngel began as an amateur experiment, conceived by Angel and her roommate at Rutgers University, and has since exploded into a fierce indie company that has pioneered a new species of erotica known as “alt porn.” http://www.joannaangel.com
JT “the Asian Playboy” Tran is the founder and CEO of the ABCs of Attraction. The ABCs is an indie pick-up company with a successful five-year history of helping men and operating around the globe: from Canada to Europe, from South America to Australia. His company and his team of dedicated trainers have graced the front covers of newspapers and magazine alike.
Tran has been interviewed by several TV networks including Channel 5 ABC, SBTN and CPRTV. He is also a featured writer for a premiere lifestyle magazine in addition to his role as an entrepreneur and lifestyle and dating coach. http://www.ABCsofAttraction.com.
Kayden Kross is a Penthouse Pet and adult film star. She currently holds an exclusive contract with adult studio Digital Playground and writes for Xcritic.com as well as her own blog, Unkrossed.com. Kross was born in Sacramento and was attending Sacramento State before moving down to LA to join the adult industry in 2007. You can find her online at ClubKayden.com or Twitter.com/kayden_kross. http://www.clubkayden.com/
Kezia Noble is a leading female pick up coach. She entered the seduction community in 2006. Since then, she has coached between 3,500 and 4,000 students internationally and has earned the reputation of being the "bitch with a heart."
She refuses to dish out vague, nice - but essentially useless - advice, which so many of her students have received in the past from well-meaning female friends. Kezia prefers to give it to her students straight. With her no-nonsense feedback and ground-breaking and detailed techniques, systems and methods, she has managed to get even the most challenging students the results they once could only dream of. http://www.kezia-noble.com/
Born and raised in Easton, Penn., while watching all California-based TV shows knowing she'd one day live there. She began exotic dancing while studying to be a dental assistant, and was introduced to the adult industry in the late 1980s. She bought a one-way ticket to California and in no time signed a contract, shot films and went on the road as a feature entertainer. In her almost 20 years in adult, Lisa Ann has run her own spa, opened a talent agency, and crossed over into mainstream. Lisa Ann calls herself "eternally single" and loves it. "Times have changed, women can be stronger than ever, and men actually love it!"http://www.thelisaann.com/
Dr. Lori Buckley is a licensed psychologist and certified sex therapist. She has appeared on TV, is Health Magazine's sex columnist, and is the host of the Voice America's radio show, “Sex, Love & Food” and LA Talk Radio's “Sexy Stuff.” Dr. Buckley also is an advisory council member at the Sinclair Institute (BetterSex.com) where she has hosted numerous educational videos. http://www.drloribuckley.com
Ross Joey Paleodo is an L.A. writer, occasional comedian and all-around Italian stallion. OK...maybe an Italian mini pony. But Italian nonetheless - with no spray tan. His first sexual experience came at a very young age (he won't share that story until the third date) but his second came at age 26, and involved the same number of orgasms.
Ross subsequently spent the next three years catching up on the rest of society through sexual binging, an exhaustive process that, at times, proved enlightening. To date, it's quite possible that Ross has had more sex than you, but hey -- who keeps track of that stuff anyway? Ross's views on sex have evolved from three important influences: his overwhelming immersion and repetition of the act, his intensively analytical mental processes, and his close relationship with his mother.
DISCLAIMER: Ross has the tendency to exaggerate to sound studly.
Tatiana (do not call her Tatty) is a performer, writer, entertainer and above all else, a sexy creative force. She has traveled the world, partied with Hollywood royalty, and kissed plenty who pretended to be, but has also spent plenty of nights with ice cream and P.J.'s - and by P.J.'s, she means a vibrator. She has lived in Italy, Russia, and NYC, but prefers the six-packed men of Los Angeles. She speaks three languages...four if you include the language of love, in which she is also fluent. Naturally.
In an ongoing internal battle between desiring the freedom of single life and the comfort and support of a relationship, she has been tied up and tied down several times. The battle rages on.
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Friends for three years, but foes for 12, Tatiana and Ross found they have more chemistry on the debate floor than on the cold cement they used to fuck on. (Long story, ask them later. They're on deadline.)
Tatiana likes to talk about sex, but she actually does it with TJ. They're dating and do it a lot, and sometimes they write about it.