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Tales From The Sexual Underground

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I wanted to write about people who were not just out, but out there, people who lived their sexual lives in ways most of us could only imagine...and for whom the flavor vanilla had absolutely no appeal. I interviewed porn stars, prostitutes, self-proclaimed sex pigs, and delved into bizarre sexual practices. It was eye-opening, arousing, and a lot of fun (but never, never ...more
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Published February 2010 by MLR Press
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Deanna
Apr 23, 2010 Deanna rated it really liked it
Shelves: m-m, anthologies, ebook
Maybe 3.5 stars??? The thing is, I really don't care for anthologies, but it's Rick and it's about perversion so I HAD to read it. There are some stories (Sick Day) that are soooooo good. But then there are several pieces (I think old newspaper articles) that I just don't care for.

So there you go: some great ones & some mediocre ones.
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Tales From The Sexual Underground: Fact, Fiction and Stranger Than Fiction by Rick R. Reed is a daring and provocative collection of forty-three short non-fiction essays and fictional stories that explore the fringe of gay male sex - “fetishes, porn, misdirected affection, misguided objects of affection, polymorphous perversion or just plain perversion.” Both the title of the book and much of its substance are borne of a weekly column Mr. Reed wrote for a Chicago entertainment magazine called Ni
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Rick R. Reed is all about exploring the romantic entanglements of gay men in contemporary, realistic settings. While his stories often contain elements of suspense, mystery and the paranormal, his focus ultimately returns to the power of love. He is the author of dozens of published novels, novellas, and short stories. He is a three-time EPIC eBook Award winner (for Caregiver, Orientation and The ...more
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