Porn

Yes, you’ve read that correctly.

I spent a couple of hours today watching porn.  Again, you’ve read that correctly.  I must admit, I don’t watch porn but I was slightly curious.  Okay, I’m lying.  I was very curious.  Reminds me of when I first encountered my dad’s collection of porn magazines.  I was eight years old.  I took a couple and stashed them underneath my dresser.  And one day he caught me looking through them.  I remember the look on his face – pure confusion.  Should he be mad at me?  Or at himself?  I wonder if my mom knew about it.  The porn collection that is.  And before I found it.  I wonder if he was slightly disappointed that his daughter found them and not his son?  In fact, I wonder if he still has them today?  They may have monetary value!

So I’m online thinking, where do I even start?  I was given a link to a torrent site but I couldn’t bother signing up and downloading hour long clips.  (Are you trying to make me an avid porn viewer!?!)  So I do the obvious thing and type in ‘porn.’  And the options are limitless.  Any scenario/fantasy you could dream of there is a video clip of it.  And I’ll be honest, I wasn’t turned on by any of the raunchy hardcore fucking.  In fact, I had to turn down the volume and eventually mute the clips because they were just silly.  But why?  Is it because I cannot compartmentalize the physical and the emotional, like most males?  Do I need the emotions to be turned on?  Is it because these fantasies are utterly unrealistic, therefore I cannot relate?

I’ve come to the conclusion that I can’t handle watching porn.  And I thought I was a very open minded person but for the first time I’ve reached a threshold.  I found some limits of mine.  Sorry if that disappoints some of you.

(And of course if anyone’s going to make porn a complex issue, that would be me.  For God’s sake, it’s porn!?!)

Yet I thought this was quite a lucrative industry –  Larry Flynt and other porn head haunchos are now requesting a financial bailout from Washington:  http://timesonline.typepad.com/comment/2009/01/not-for-nothing.html

Are they really seeking a stimulus package?

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4 responses to “Porn

  1. Porn is just too much trouble. I usually find myself watching it when I’m at a friend’s place and a group of guys will take over the remote and switch it on to get a reaction. It seems just so… fake and uncomfortable. Pornstars are there for the money and they look like it too.
    But yeah, I couldn’t believe that when I read it too. Well maybe you should start watching more porn and shake up the economy a little bit.

  2. I’m not advocating or encouraging you to get into porn. However, maybe you jumped into the deep end rather than wading around, feeling the temperature with your toes and slowly immersing yourself from ankle to knee to waist to chest?

    If that’s so, might I recommend a simple yet legendary channel called Cinemax? It’s popular amongst our nation’s high school kids and bored housewives.

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