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Sex by Numbers: The Rhythm Method

Column Facts are facts. If you’re not too busy protesting male-only contraception hearings in the House of Representatives today, how about a few lighthearted statistics to take your mind off of things? Don’t worry, I’m sure that all these elderly male religious leaders have our best interests at heart and […]

Sex by Numbers: It’s Only Natural Edition

Column Facts are facts. It’s almost the end of January, which means that for at least the last 3 weeks your life has been a gray, dull, hopeless blur of days in which you’ve almost certainly been forced to listen to your co-worker’s latest cleanse. Nobody’s drinking, nobody’s going out, […]

Sex by Numbers: Flirting As Art

ColumnWe all enjoy getting what we want, and certain methods are considerably more effective than others. The ineluctable power of flirtation is one of the most invaluable tools in your social arsenal. I am incredibly effective at it, and apply my methods to all manner of human discourse – from […]

Sex by Numbers: Of Two Minds

Column Facts are facts. If there’s a theme to this week’s Sex by Numbers, it’s that none of you seem to be able to make up your minds. In general, you’re having more sex than in years past, but you’re not sure yet if you approve. Also, you should probably […]

Sex by Numbers: At-Home Dinner Date

ColumnEating in is a league apart during the getting-to-know-you phase of dating. The term summer love connotes a carefree, casual relationship in which sex is sweet and simple – questions of long-term companionship are less relevant than good, old-fashioned animal attraction. But sometimes, that summer sweetheart turns out to be […]

Sex by Numbers: Bring on the Sexbots

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. It’s nice to know that in a rapidly-evolving world, people are always happy to write predictions about the future market for sex robots. Some things do not change, and never should. 61 to 39: Margin by which the decision not […]

Sex by Numbers: What Would Grandma Say?

Column You better be having sex with the right people. Gentle Readers, there are a lot of sex-related facts and factettes out there in this sexy, sex-having world of ours. But let’s get real: most of you are too busy Doing It (sex-wise) to analyze and collate them all into […]

Sex By Numbers: Fantasy, Fact and Fiction

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. This week’s Sex By Numbers takes stock of things ranging from the factual to the fantastical, including virtual girlfriends, un-airbushed models, and Michelle Bachmann’s logic. 1980: Year that the erotica trilogy Sleeping Beauty, penned by Anne Rice, was first released. […]

Sex by Numbers: One-Night Stands

ColumnWhy buy the bull when you can just have it for sport? Sex by Numbers debuted only a few short months ago, and with it has come a veritable firestorm of fierce women flooding my inbox with stories and queries. Needless to say, you people are an impressive (and sometimes […]

Sex By Numbers: I Saw it on TV!

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers  As a culture, we spend a lot of time watching TV. We also spend a lot of time thinking about sex, so it’s no surprise that the two go hand-in-hand. This week’s Sex By Numbers takes a look at this […]

Sex by Numbers: An Aspirin a Day

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. What a week it’s been for sex. We got to hear Rush Limbaugh apologize to “sluts” and it turns out everyone in your yoga class is doing it. Here’s a few more sex statistics and facts for you this week: […]

Sex by Numbers: 6 Reasons to Love Being Single

ColumnSix reasons it’s hot to be single right now. American women are marrying later in life than ever before – the Pew Research Center just released a report indicating the average marrying age is now 28. Coupling-up and exchanging wedding bands used to be considered the gateway into adulthood. Now, […]

Sex by Numbers: Secrets and Lies

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. It may be that you can hide things from your partner and even from yourself, but you can’t hide from the relentless and elite team of sex researchers here at EcoSalon. We found them. All of them. And they’re downright […]

Sex by Numbers: No-Dieting Tips for Trimming 10 Pounds

ColumnSkip the weight loss centers and the elliptical machines, there are other fun ways to drop unwanted pounds. Last spring, I set sail from the States to Europe, where I’m now a legal resident. In the intervening months since my arrival, I’ve shed a handy ten pounds – without even […]

Sex by Numbers: Hollywood Edition

Column Facts are facts. This week we’re taking a look at Los Angeles, because Angelenos know how to make headlines, if nothing else. 1: Number of sex-for-McNuggets-related arrests in a Los Angeles McDonald’s 9 to 1: Los Angeles court ruling requiring all pornographic actors to use condoms when performing Number […]

Sex by Numbers: Modesty is the New Sexy

ColumnExcess is an unsustainable path, leaving little to the imagination. Modesty doesn’t necessarily mean donning a chastity belt, but it certainly means keeping your legs firmly crossed if you’re wearing a skirt. Moderation doesn’t mean giving up alcohol to spend every evening reading Gertrude Stein while cuddling your pet cat, […]

Sex By Numbers: Good for a Man, Good For a Woman?

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. The differences that distinguish males from females are often the same things that attract us to each other. However, that’s not to say that what’s good for one gender is always good for the other. From oxytocin-laced semen to walnuts […]

Sex by Numbers: Men vs. Women

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Men and women were created equal, but they’re by no means the same. When it comes to sex, the differences between our genders are ever apparent. This week’s Sex By Numbers examines our sexual discrepancies—including fantasies, post coital slumber, and […]

Sex by Numbers: Groundhog Day

Column Facts are facts. It’s Groundhog Day, which, if nothing else, means you have a legitimate excuse to watch what is inarguably the last great film Harold Ramis ever directed. It also provides a thin and tired narrative frame for us to hang an assortment of sex facts from, and […]

Sex by Numbers: Legal Troubles

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Maybe it’s been a rough week for you. Maybe your dating spreadsheet wound up on the Internet and you had to give up your Match.com profile. Maybe you were discriminated against by the casting director for The Bachelor. Well, cheer […]

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Sex By Numbers: Lady Gaga and Settling the Score

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. There are certain things we will always want: eternal youth, the upper hand with our ex, and—if you happen to be Lady Gaga this week—everyone to stop obsessing over bodily perfection. Even though we may never get these things, this […]

Sex By Numbers: We Love You Kate Middleton

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. If anyone has the right to be irritated this week, it’s Kate Middleton. Can’t a Duchess get a little uninterrupted tanning time in? In her royal honor, we’ve dedicated this week’s Sex By Numbers to every woman that just wants […]

Sex By Numbers: Mixed-Up Media

A weekly look and sex and culture, by the numbers. Messages of sexual innuendo in all forms of media is as American as apple pie. Though despite the vagina biographies, Tumblrs, mobile apps and pregnant teens in French cinema featured in this week’s Sex By Numbers, it appears we still […]

Sex By Numbers: I Saw it on TV!

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers  As a culture, we spend a lot of time watching TV. We also spend a lot of time thinking about sex, so it’s no surprise that the two go hand-in-hand. This week’s Sex By Numbers takes a look at this […]

Sex By Numbers: Stranger Than Fiction

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. When it comes to our sexual selves, we might as well learn to expect the unexpected. Never has that been more true than this week’s Sex By Numbers, in which Hugh Hefner is an outspoken feminist, a male worries that […]

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