And now, back to our regularly scheduled programming...
February 20, 2007 01:39 PM
...creepy Valentine's Day articles in The New York Times about old people. Having sex!
Or, as the headine broadcasts: "Greatest Generation Learns About Great Safe Sex." There's even a picture.
Don't you love the body language on the geezer in the front row? He's all "yeah, baby" with a shit eating grin, but the grandma next to him is not having any of it.
The copy is cringe-worthy too:
As the teacher, Monique Binford, delved into an unexpurgated discussion covering issues from vaginal dryness to Viagra, one student’s cane clattered to the floor, another student adjusted his hearing aid and a third fidgeted in her orthopedic shoes.
Oh yeah! It looks like Justin Timberlake really has brought sexy back!
As one might expect, the sex educator sounds pretty clueless:
Urging her charges to meet potential partners at senior centers, social functions and places of worship, Ms. Binford recommended carrying a “bag of tricks” containing condoms, lubricant and wipes.
Yes, that's a great way to meet people. With a perv bag. At church.
Fortunately, there was one realist in the crowd:
Out of a pink Victoria’s Secret shopping bag, Ms. Binford and Ms. Bigio pulled out lubricant and condoms. “You can actually get this in drugstores, so you don’t have to go to sex shops or anything,” Ms. Binford said of the lubricant, noting there were also coupons in her pink bag. “You can even get your lube flavored. After I get finished with you, you’re all going to rush out and buy condoms.”
Bella Cohen, an 89-year-old widow in the front row, scoffed, “Oh yeah, by the thousands.”
Bella sounds like our kind of of gal.