We’re back with a slew of new reviews. The intrepid Dr Dick’s Review Crew tackles a mixed bag of treats.
Today we will hear from Review Crew Members: Jada, Ken & Denise, Kevin and Jack & Karen. So without further ado…
We begin with a couple of new offerings from that gargantuan adult toy company, Doc Johnson. Here’s Jada to tell us about the first one.
Doc Johnson i-Vibe Rabbit Vibrator —— $36.30
The very first vibe I ever owned was a rabbit vibrator. I got off on it in record time, every time. But it was such a wild looking contraption I never really warmed up to it.
Aesthetically speaking, there’s something about the “rabbit” doohickey that juts out from the vibe’s shaft that I find disturbing. Don’t get me wrong; I understand the reason it is there. For most women, clitoral stimulation is what gets us off. I’m guessing that the insertable shaft, which is, strangely enough, usually penis shaped, is a way we tip our hat to the male member, even though most of our vibrator use is by ourselves. Frankly, I’ve never really understood that. I just don’t know too many women who need a penis reminder when we’re masturbating.
This suggests to me that these designs originate in the male mind. I wish there was a way I could substantiate this.
Ok, so from the aesthetics point of view the i-Vibe Rabbit Vibrator doesn’t do a thing for me. But I won’t detract points on that account either. I review the toy on its merits.
Speaking of aesthetics; what I do like about this toy is its packaging. It’s a plastic clamshell that slips inside a frosted oval plastic sheath. It’s a very nice presentation that I find very attractive.
The i-Vibe Rabbit uses 4-AA batteries and they are not included in the package. DISAPPOINTED! The battery compartment is easy to use and it seals shut making the toy waterproof. That’s a big plus in my book.
The keypad controls are pretty intuitive, although I think they should be in the reverse position. Like I said, most women use a vibrator on themselves. Looking down on the keypad, while using it on myself I see the controls upside down.
There are two main utilities — clitoral tickler (the rabbit) and shaft vibration (which doesn’t really vibrate, rather it rotates the beads in the shaft as well as the penis shaped head). There are different speeds and three functions. Frankly, I think all this is overkill.
FULL REVIEW HERE
Next, Kevin introduces us to the other Doc Johnson product.
Doc Johnson Harmony Divine Yin —— $49.99
I’m happy to report that I had better luck with my toy then Jada did.
This here is the Harmony Divine Yin (black), which is exactly like the Yang (white), except for the color. It is a multi-speed (3), waterproof vibe with a very stylish shape. Despite having an interesting shape, there is nothing about it that suggests craftsmanship. You can tell immediately that it is mass-produced. There is also a disposable quality about it, which is too bad. Because with a little more though behind this, the Harmony Divine Yin could have been something quite remarkable.
It is made of hard plastic. I didn’t think I was going to take to the hardness, but I wound up liking it very much. So I have no quarrel with the material used.
The batteries (2-AAA) are easy to install. No batteries are included in the package, which sucks. And the battery compartment is easily closed to create what they claim is a watertight fit. I use it in the shower, but I won’t use it in the bath. I’d just as soon not ruin this by tempting the fates, if ya know what I mean.
Harmony Divine Yin is not very powerful, but I won’t kick it out of bed. The nipple-like button turns it on and cycles through the three speeds. The hard plastic conducts the vibration better than say a jelly toy would; so there’s that. It’s pretty quiet too.
The serious end of Harmony Divine Yin is sort of plug-shaped and is nearly 2 inches in diameter at its widest part. In terms of this being used as a butt plug or a prostate stimulator, it isn’t for the novice butt pirate. However, it’s a nice external stimulator for your taint (perineum) and balls. Because it’s hard plastic, you can sit on it with the pointy end on your rosebud while you whack off. It gives you a nice little buzz. If you’re gonna use it internally; lube is a necessity. Again, because it’s hard plastic, you can use whatever kind of lube you want. This will make the tapered end easier to insert. Not that it’s particularly difficult for those of us who know what we’re doing.
FULL REVIEW HERE
Jack & Karen tell us about a new Tristan Taormino video.
The Expert Guide to Anal Sex —— $29.95
Jack & Karen
Jack: “So ya’ll know I’m real new at the whole butt sex thing, right? I’m still discovering the pleasures that lie within.”
Karen: “I’ve been dying to strap on one and give this boy a pegging he will not forget.”
Jack: “It’s talk like that that give me pause.”
Karen: “Sorry, honey, I was just making a little joke.”
Jack: “What my foray into anal sex has done for me is give me a greater sensitivity toward women and the invasive sex they have all the time. I mean, if someone were to fuck me in the ass like I have fucked some women in the pussy, without even so much as a warm-up, I’d fuckin kill them.”
Karen: “That is an awakening that I wish all men would come to sooner rather than later.”
Jack: “Anyhow, not to veer too far off topic; I was glad we got this DVD to review. It really opened my eyes to the pleasures to be had in butt fucking.”
Karen: “This is a terrific resource for the novice as well as the proficient alan sex practitioners. International sex expert, Tristan Taormino, talks to a group of (straight) couples about anal anatomy, as well as delvers tips, and techniques of anal pleasure. Her co-hosts, Lorelei and Ariel, demonstrate various techniques as Tristan narrates what they are doing. There’s even a Q&A period.”
Jack: “It is both super arousing and very informative. This is a co-production with one of porn’s biggest companies, Vivid. So you know it’s gonna be hot. Unfortunately, and this is a huge disappointment for me; it’s only about women receiving anal. What, they couldn’t have included some men on the receiving end? Bummer.”
Karen: “That is so true! But that doesn’t diminish the information imparted. For example, Tristan talks about lubes and desensitizing agents; and that’s applicable to both women and men.”
Jack: “You get comments from Tristan as well as pop-up tips about the action throughout the feature. I also liked the way the performers talked about anal sex and why they like it. This goes a long way in helping demystify what is often a taboo subject for most couples.”
FULL REVIEW HERE
Finally, let’s have a little fun with Ken & Denise and their parlor game. (This is a Good Vibrations Brand Ambassador review.)
Truth or Dare: A Game of Passion —— $16.95
Ken & Denise
Denise: “I love games, all kinds of games. I guess I’m just a party girl at heart.”
Ken: “I, on the other hand, think most games, especially parlor games are boring.”
Denise: “Yeah, but this one is different, because it’s like a sex game.”
Ken: “So we had two of our favorite couples over for dinner last week. We were all sufficiently socially lubricated, if ya catch my drift. We plunked ourselves down in front of the fire for a little postprandial toke, when little Mary sunshine over here hauls out the Truth or Dare game!”
Denise: “What a better time for a little fun?”
Ken: “I’m thinkin’ ‘oh god, do we have to?’ But our friends who are green with envy over our gig on Dr Dick’s Review Crew were like, ‘cool, let’s do this!’”
Denise: “Luckily, considering the condition we were all in, the game is super simple. There’s one die that you roll and two stacks of cards — one marked Truth, the other marked Dare.”
Ken: “The die has Truth or Dare on six of the eight sides. The other two sides have the word ‘Wild’ on it. If you roll that, you get to choose either a Truth or Dare card. Then you can either do the thing yourself or order your partner to perform the task, or you can pass.”
Denise: “We all got increasingly silly as the game wore on. If you choose a Truth card, it may read, ‘If you could watch an intimate moment from your partner’s life before your met, what would that be?’ ‘Would you ever buy a private lap dance for your partner?’ ‘What authority figure possesses the most erotic possibilities for you?’ ‘What sensual characteristic or ability do you envy in the opposite sex?’”
Ken: “The Dare” cards are equally innocuous; however, they often involve props — computers, whipped cream, makeup, etc. ‘You are the subject of an impromptu erotic photo shoot. You partner will be the photographer…’ ‘Perform a seductive and enticing striptease to the music of your choice.’ ‘Create a bondage costume using nothing but plastic wrap!’ You get the idea.”
FULL REVIEW HERE