Dr. Laura Berman

Pop Shot: Astrea I vibrating brief

Pop Shot: Astrea I vibrating brief

The Astrea I vibrating panties are “one size fits most,” which of course means “one size fits size small.” It cuts into my skin very efficiently. There’s also a thong version if you’re into a different style of skin cutting. Being from the Berman Center line, it comes with a tacky purple organza bag and batteries (2 AAAs for the vibrating piece and one 12V for the remote control). The remote is very inconspicuous: completely black with “C.E.N.I.” on it. A few tests confirm that the remote has great range (well over the 12 feet it promises), though I question why that even matters since the toy has only one speed/function/setting: on. There’s a pouch in the underwear that I assume is meant for the . . . read more

Pop Shot: Minerva

Pop Shot: Minerva

The grapevine says that the Minerva cock ring by California Exotic is a pretty good cock ring. The grapevine is wrong. It may be packaged in a psuedo new age purple box and endorsed by Dr. Laura Berman. It may be named after a Roman/Greek goddess. It may be made of somewhat hygienic TPR. It may take four AAA batteries and have serious power in comparison to most cock rings. It may even have heart-shaped buttons on the control pack. But it fucking hurts. It hurts both of us. It pulls on my boyfriend’s pubic hair. It jams into his stomach when I ride him. It grinds into my clit in missionary — hard. And we aren’t even very rough. . . . read more

Review: Dr. Laura Berman Ruby

Review: Dr. Laura Berman Ruby

While I do own quite a few glass dildos at this juncture, I don’t have any that look quite like this. The Icicles No. 8 comes close, but Dr. Laura Berman has made one critical change: a G-spotting tip. Other than that, this is a very basic dildo. It’s clear, giving it an elegant but simple appearance. It has a wavy shaft. The ball-shaped handle is just barely wider than the waves. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with any sort of storage pouch. On the other hand, I was impressed that the packaging included information about the location of the G spot (a third of the way into the vagina, y’all). And it does indeed work. I’ve only recently discovered my . . . read more

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