We're all used to encountering even the most hardcore porn from the comfort and privacy of our computer screens, but how many of us would go see it live? Thought Catalog editor Chelsea Fagan did, spending an evening in the world of live sex shows and hardcore pornography. Here, she gives us the guided tour to everything from rules about condoms to the pressure of facials, showing us a world that is at once completely familiar and something we've never quite seen before.
Public school is a daunting, tedious, occasionally bloody experience shared by millions of students, current and former. Classroom fights, incompetent teachers, sex in bathrooms, rigid social castes - it's shocking most of us graduated able to read. Take Out Your Earrings Before You Fight takes a dry, witty look at all the things you learn - and everything you don't - while slogging through the K-12 system.