As I was writing the previous entry (re 6 Feet Under), I was listening to today's episode of the NPR show Fresh Air, an interview with a military interrogator and a journalist re methods used to extract information from prisoners in Afghanistan, along with some comments on the Iraqi prison scandal.
Despite what I just wrote about the distinction between bat-play and daily life, I found the radio discussion fascinating for the light it sheds not only on real-life prison methods, but (inadvertently) on the kinds of psychological games that can enter sex play. Check it out, if you're so inclined.
Near-mint copy of infamous Nazi torture bondage comic book cover (1944) estimated to fetch $200k at auction - Someone has already bid $80,000 on a near-mint copy of *Suspense Comics* #3 from 1944, with a cover by Alex Schomburg. This is the type of comic book tha...
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