A box, about the size of a cabinet card, labelled “Theater of Love”. Opening it, there were about 150 photographic prints inside. They must have been taken around ʼ65. Back then, I was clicking away on an Olympus Pen F, experimenting with thermal development, fooling around with printing and film developing techniques. The photos capture me, and the women and the life and the places of that era. Seems like I already called them “Theater of Love” in those days. But either way ̶ good stuff. Good photos. You canʼt get this with digital.”
(Nobuyoshi Araki, December 2010, from the Taka Ishii Gallery press release)
The series “Theater of Love” consists of around 100 photographs taken around the year 1965, when Araki was working at advertising giant Dentsu. The photos were first shown at an exhibition at Taka Ishii Gallery in February 2011. For the opening of CASE TOKYO, Case is proud to announce an exhibition featuring each of Nobuyoshi Arakiʼs original “Theater of Love” prints, and the…
Gay man tries to bring straight porn star to climax in ‘Orgasm Wars’
Yesterday’s prostate exam segment on the Today Show, which saw Matt Lauer and Al Roker both get their cornholes fingered on live TV, really raised the bar on what television can accomplish. But today I bring you a reminder that how ever far we’ve come, Japan is still three steps ahead. As they prove in this segment from “Orgasm Wars,” in which a gay porn star attempts to bring a male porn star to climax against his will. That’s right, while we may have consensual, non-sexual butt fingering, they’ve got competitive, adversarial blow jobs. Taking place inside some sort of fancy glory hole contraption. Advantage: Japan.
Here’s the video. I don’t know if I’d call it SFW, but there isn’t any nudity or anything. There’s a better chance you’ll get fired for laughing too hard.