Tag: sam roddick

Gazing at Women

Recently a friend told me that she had decided not to go see Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice because of the poster, which features the sunset pink landscape of a bikini babe. She was tired of this. Tired of marketers luring her in with sexy female bodies. And she was taking a stand with this film. But, but, I said, it references… Read more →

Xbiz: Coco de Mer – Ethical erotica and pleasure done right

What kind of shop would you open if you were the daughter of Anita Roddick, the extraordinary activist who founded the ethical beauty empire The Body Shop? For starters, the store would probably stock fair-trade, environmentally conscious products whenever possible, be involved in education and activism, and do ethical business. You’d call it “Coco de Mer,” after a rare palm… Read more →