Hosting “50 Shades of Drake” at Sunset Novelties in Savannah, Georgia!

I am excited to announce that this Saturday, February 7th, I will be hosting “50 Shades of Drake,” a seminar and Q&A session at the grand opening of Sunset Novelties in Savannah, Georgia!

From 4-8pm EST, I’ll be giving a seminar on various topics, answering all of your most burning questions, and holding a special contest where five finalists will get to read me a page from the book “50 Shades of Grey.” Afterwards, I will pick a winner to receive tickets to Rockville, and a gift card to Sunset Novelties!

On top of that, I’ll also be doing a meet & greet, signing autographs, taking pictures, and recommending some of my favorite products to shoppers! I’ll see you all there!

xo, jessica drake

Date: February 7, 2015
Time: 4-8 pm
Address: 10419 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31419, United States
Social Media: @sunsetnovelties

50 Shades of Sex on Film: From Reel to Real

As I view the public’s love affair with the Fifty Shades of Grey novels, it’s becoming obvious that couples everywhere are hungry for more sexually explicit entertainment. E.L. James’ paperback trilogy chronicles the stormy sexual relationship between a young woman and a successful businessman. It’s become a marketing phenomenon, as likely to crop up on the shelves of your local Wal-Mart as it is the Hustler Store. Daring in its frankness, the series explores a broad range of sexual expression, covering everything from dominance and submission to discipline and light bondage. It’s obvious to me that the public is hungry for sexual information – and entertainment – like never before.

 

And that’s because erotic books, just like erotic films, can stimulate and inspire the sex lives of couples by introducing them to positive depictions of safe and exciting techniques and positions. And DVDs are uniquely able to stimulate desire and arousal through everything from the use of attractive performers and locations to subtle touches like seductive music, dirty talk and exotic lingerie and costumes.

 

Whether you’re exploring undiscovered territory with a new partner or looking to bring a new slant to a long-term relationship, just follow the tips below to get the most out of your experience of together.

 

The voyeuristic thrill of watching other couples making love should be just the beginning of your journey.  Let your experience be all-encompassing; in addition to sampling some of the positions you’re viewing together, let the soundtrack inspire you to become more vocal and communicative.

 

If you and your significant other are new to X-rated movies, you might want to sample our Wicked Passions DVD line. Each installment tells a warm, female-friendly story that emphasizes the importance of honesty and communication in finding happiness in the bedroom.

 

Making love is about stimulating all of the senses – seeing and hearing others having sex will excite the body physically, intellectually and emotionally. Introducing massage oils and other lubricants can allow you to heighten this experience even further and improve your partner’s comfort and sexual satisfaction. I highly recommend using the Wicked Sensual Care Collection of luxurious lubricants to enhance your intimate adventures.

 

Whether you choose to take it fast or slow, enrich your sex life and that of your lover by following these tips on your next movie night!

Speaking at CatalystCon

I sat in my chair listening to the introductions, one by one: Carol Queen. Dr. Robert Lawrence. Ava Mir-Ausziehen, Sex Nerd Sandra Daugherty. They are some very prolific names in the field of Sex Education – authors, doctors, pioneers…and me.

 

I was introduced by Carol Queen, no less, as a Sex Educator on a panel entitled “Sex Education: Out of the Classroom, Into the Streets.”

 

This weekend I had the privilege of attending CatalystCon (www.CatalystCon.com), a sex-positive conference in Long Beach. An event created and organized by Dee Dennis, of deedennis.com, it is described as a “safe, non-judgmental space where we can all come together and expand both our knowledge and understanding of the issues that influence sexuality today,” but for me, it was so much more.

 

The first night of the conference opened with a very unique “Social Lubrication” hosted by Reid Mihalko that had everyone up out of their seats, running around the room spouting random sex facts to total strangers. That gave way to “Sex Rules” with Maria Falzone, who warmed us up with her hysterical humor, only to leave us deep in thought with a very powerful message. The evening culminated with the Opening Keynote Plenary featuring Dr. Marty Klein (who was kind enough not to notice me trembling as I shook his hand), Megan Andelloux, Maggie Mayhem, and Francisco Ramirez. They spoke on Sparking Communication in Sexuality, Activism, and Acceptance, and by the time they were done, everyone in the room was radiating their excitement.

 

In just three short days, I met some amazing people from many different walks of Sex Ed. People whose books I have read, names I have heard, and classes I have attended. People I had only dreamed of meeting were all under one roof! Not only did I get to speak on a panel, I also got to sit in on as many as I could, and I really wish I could have cloned myself to attend a few more.

 

I attended “Media Risks: Who Wins?”, Feminist Perspectives on “50 Shades of Grey,” “Teaching Porn, How to be an Ally to Sex Workers,” “A New Monogamy,” “Fat Sex Works,” “Women in the Industry,” and “A Conversation with Anti-Establishment Sex Workers.” My brain was tingling with all of this stimulation. It was three straight days of BRAIN SEX.

 

On Saturday night, we were also treated to the premiere of a documentary called “How to Lose Your Virginity” by Therese Shechter followed by either Dirty Bingo or Bawdy Storytelling. I chose the latter, and was treated to a host of ridiculously entertaining stories by some of the speakers, and though it was very close, I dare say that Megan Andelloux took the cake with her “Pennies” story. I would give you the juicy details, but my words would never suffice. Couple that with the fact I laughed so hard I almost fell out of my chair, and it would be tough for you to get the full effect. Trust me, it was brilliant.

 

Speaking on my panel was amazing. To have people listening to me, valuing what i had to say – both because AND despite who I am, was a great experience for me as a Sex Educator. Perhaps I’ll expand on that in another blog, but for now I am simply grateful to have had the experience of CatalystCon, and would love to thank all of the attendees, Wicked Pictures, Wicked Sensual, Adella from Fine Ass Marketing, and most of all, Dee Dennis. I can’t wait for CatalystCon East.

 

jd