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Monday, February 2, 2009

One Monday suck item, and one cool thing

I've been sending out Fantasy Mountain for reviews, which has been a learning experience. After spending most of Saturday covering the usual review sites, I set out to hit some big-name magazines. Enter suck item: Now, Cornfuscius found this funny, and many men might be pleased. But I learned through my search that Playgirl has gone out of business. It's last issue was Jan/Feb 2009. Now don't get me wrong - I'm not a regular customer (obviously, or I'd have known it was all over...) - but did you know it was the ONLY magazine for women with nude men? This can be interpreted in a number of ways, but probably women are just smart enough to know they can find their mancandy online for free and don't really need to pay for a magazine. Now, the really sad part (in my opinion) is that it had recently catered more to gay men than to young women, and the website remains, aimed at gay men. Because, we all know it's impossible to find gay porn, right?

Okay. Nonsuck item: Harlequin is celebrating 60 years and offering free ebooks. Not just one, but 16 titles to choose from! I'm not exactly an avid Harlequin reader, because I usually like some meat to my stories and theirs just seem so darn quick, but hey. I picked out 8 that really seemed promising and downloaded them. Now I've got an awesome selection of goodies on my Sony Reader. Here's the link:

So there we have it. Two opposite ends of the female entertainment spectrum. Porn is gone and the romance remains. Coincidence? Probably not. Still, a few hot male bods spread across a centerfold wasn't such a bad thing.

Happy Monday, and happy reading!

Piper Denna
Romance is sexy!

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