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kidder_jade_big.jpgEver since I was a kid, I've loved magazines. I love the thrill of opening a brand new Popular Science and learning about all the cool new marvels of engineering and discoveries the pages revealed. When I open a copy of Ski Magazine, I'm flooded with joy as I fantasize about zipping down my favorite mountain and learning how to tune my skis for an even faster ride. Every Macworld has a gem or two that help the very computer I'm writing this on behave in a little less annoying fashion. The photos and illustrations make it all so clear in ways that most books cannot describe with simply with words.

I love magazines because they celebrate the things that I love. I'm sure it comes as no surprise to anyone reading this that I love sex. While there are many magazines that are dedicated to sex, I have found that none of them are quite what I'm looking for. Playboy is a veteran in the game of titty mags, and in this case being a veteran may also mean being a dinosaur. The magazine never did much for me past my preadolescent  infatuation with boobies. The Heff is a good man though, and deserves my respect for all that he has done, he just doesn't deserve my subscription fee.

Penthouse on the other hand has always been a long time favorite of mine. This was a magazine that wasn't afraid to admit that sex was fun and did so without apology. Its glossy pages revealed not just naked women, but naked women masturbating, naked women having sex with men, and naked women having sex with other naked women. The articles aligned perfectly with my own sense of political outrage and if it hadn't been for the Penthouse Forums, I don't think I'd have ever learned how to speed-read. I owe a lot to Penthouse and the people who create it, but ultimately, the sex advice contained in the magazine is just somewhat better than what is offered in Cosmo, and that my friends, is not enough for this sex educator to give it a passing grade.

Then we have Maxim as part of the new generation of 'zines designed to capture a new generation of fresh young wankers. Aimed at men who want photos of hot women to spank it to, but not actually brave enough to buy a magazine that contains actual naked women. Stuff, Maxim, FHM and the whole lot are a backwards step in the whole adult magazine market. These magazines represent the worst of the worst in human desire and caters to materialists who are often more likely to gain sexual arousal from the newest stereo and those who wish to judge and objectify women. These magazines offer watered down information about sex and never dare to go into kink or visit the fringe unless it is to merely make fun of anything alternative. Not only do I not subscribe to these magazines, but I actually wish them to fail and go away.

There are many other magazines that I've enjoyed over the years. None have quite captured what I'm looking for, and that is why I've decided to create my own periodical, one that I hope you will enjoy reading. I intend for this online magazine to be not only an extension of what we do on the Sex is Fun Podcast, but also to be the beginning of a new standard in sex news and information. I want to create a product that goes significantly deeper than any other source prior or current. I hope that our product reviews not only give our readers an idea of what to buy, but also how to best use the product for maximum pleasure and benefit. I want it to be regularly updated with news and education that presents itself in a manner that is unafraid of ruffling feathers or challenging established ideas. Of course it will offer a wide array of colorful opinions for all things regarding sex. The artwork will all be illustrated by my very good friend Josh Lynch, who was responsible for the look and future success of my book. The articles will be written by me, sex educator Laura Rad, HiV/AIDS educator Gay Rick, Polyamorous and BDSM enthusiast Coochie, and several contributing writers that we pick up along the way.

We look forward to hearing feedback from you and encourage you to send us your thoughts. Just be warned that if we think your feedback is dumb, we may make fun of you. Enjoy this magazine and take from it all that you can while realizing that none of us are experts and all of this information comes to us from little more than our own meandering experience that has perhaps gained a little influence we extracted from a book or two. If you are a writer and would like to submit an article for our little book, you are welcome to do so. If you would like to contribute monetarily we'll soon have a way for you to do so, till then please patron our sponsors.

Thanks for tuning in and I look forward to seeing what this place becomes...

Kidder Kaper
Editor - Sex is Fun Magazine

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Although I would’ve preferred if you went into a little bit more detail, I still got the gist of what you meant. I agree with it. It might not be a popular idea, but it makes sense. Will definitely come back for more of this. Great work

What more detail is there to give? What isn't a popular idea? Sex? Sex is really popular.

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Kidder Kaper

Kidder has been theorizing and writing about human sexuality since 1993, when he began work on his primary goal: "Teaching the world to be unafraid to enjoy sex."


Laura Rad

Laura Rad has been educating herself and others about sexuality for over seven years. You can find Laura every week chatting with the crew of the Sex is Fun Podcast.


Gay Rick

Gay Rick is an HIV Educator and Co-Host on the Sex is Fun podcast. He is also a certified Hepatitis C Educator.



The in-house audio engineer.


John Stark

John writes a blog titled We Sleep Together. He is in his twenties, and has been in an open relationship for six and some years.



The Walrus is an avid SIF listener, married, and recently became a proud father. He spends his days working in IT, but has always been interested in pushing the boundaries of traditional and conservative thoughts sexually.


Cooper Beckett

Cooper Beckett's life isn't like other people's. When he's not writing or podcasting at Life on the Swingset, he's living it up with his wife Marilyn as evangelical swingers, spreading the good word that "sharing is caring."


Beth Swings

Beth is an English rose, happily married and happily swinging in the UK and abroad. She has a full-time vanilla career which she loves. Beth counts sex and naturism among her many extra-curricular passions in life.


Mari Rose

Mari Rose and her family live in Colorado, love life and do their best to maintain balance and sanity and in this crazy, sexy, beautiful world.



Lorax runs everything behind the scenes at Sex is Fun. If she's not maintaining the website, gathering articles, or directing art you can find her wakeboarding or snowboarding with her husband.