A Look Back: 25 Years of ‘Basic Instinct’

Twenty-five years after Sharon Stone uncrossed her legs and walked into history, Basic Instinct remains a shocking movie. Even two decades later, the infamous interrogation sequence still pushes the bounds of what an R-rated movie will permit. Nevertheless, the movie is far more than just a single notorious scene. In honor of the movie’s silver anniversary, […]

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Kraft’s ‘Food You Want to Fork’ Ads Are More Evidence Porn Has Gone Mainstream

Porn used to be relegated to the shadowy fringes of popular entertainment, but the distinction between hardcore and mainstream is becoming increasingly fuzzy. Case in point? Kraft’s recent “Food You Want to Fork” ad campaign, which makes unabashed use of the visual language of pornography. We’ve heard of “food porn,” but this is taking it […]

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