Ask Madonna. Her book Sex sold more
than a half million copies in one week. A combination of pornography, sexual
fantasy, and sadomasochism, the book featured the blonde superstar exposing
herself in front of a window, pulling a man’s nipple with her teeth, and
hitchhiking naked on a busy Miami street. To say nothing about the naughty
project,” wrote Entertainment Weekly
magazine, “was designed as almost-anything goes, although Madonna and Warner
drew the line at pedophilia, violence, and sex with religious objects.” In
praise of her “restraint”, the magazine quoted her stylist as saying, “Madonna
is a very moral person”.
in our culture, it seems, has something to do with sex, whether it’s our choice
in coffee or cars or a cruise line. Sex can still sell about anything. “Jeans”,
Calvin Klein was quoted as saying, “are all about sssexx”. Apparently. In
Klein’s mind “jeans” must have little to do with jeans.
is equally important that sex be politically correct. Increasingly women are
now being pictured as sexual aggressors, rather than available sex objects.
Voluntarily though, some ask for it. Some ladies today quickly want the advertising industry that’s willing to expose erogenous zones to beep them. How
do we tell what is misogynistic from what is not?
that sex today sells marriage? It has become a major criterion for picking your
soul mate, or “Mr. Right”, as the case may be. A friend of mine is quoted as
saying, “We don’t marry who we do because that’s our choice. We do because we
just have to. So if a man is cool enough and you won’t mind your kid to be
bald, then you marry him. But if it so happens that my husband is not good in
bed, I sure will go sleep outside”. Don’t we just love the honest 21st
love” about 25 percent of our brain is automatically disabled. When falling
into love leads to falling into bed, the other 75 percent is sure to follow.
Sex is not like playing cards. When you are dealing with the power of sex, it
is increasingly difficult to stay in control of the game.
quickly punching the buttons on sex as a salesman even in movies that are meant
to be moral and modest. Even though her audiences have been structured by the
entertainment industry to become voyeurs, the Nigerian entertainment industry
never fails in providing images that leave Nigerians voyeuristic.
people confuse a mere spark of emotional electricity for love because it feels
good, check their status again against the background of love; they often get
electrocuted by a “love” ingenue or enthusiast who was merely a primary source
of the electricity channeled into the current they identified to be the generator
of the conducted spark-sex.