Missed Connections: Was it love or just something in your eye?
Jan16

Missed Connections: Was it love or just something in your eye?

If you’ve never checked out Craigslist’s Missed Connections section, you really should. Like all geographic designations on the forum, the Western Mass list is full of wistful near-meets and longing. Below is a compilation of “missed connection” items from craigslist.org. Entries include post date. Looking for a gf — w4w (Westspringfield) Hello ladies, I’m 26 BI female that likes to have fun and go out doing stuff. I’m looking for a...

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The V-Spot: My Man’s Got Herpes; Now What?
Oct31

The V-Spot: My Man’s Got Herpes; Now What?

I’ve recently begun a relationship with a man who has herpes. It’s unclear if it’s HSV-1 or -2 or both. He has scheduled an appointment with his doctor. I’ve been tested and am negative for that, hepatitis, and all other STDs.It’s important for me to know all the types of physical and sexual contact that do and don’t have a high herpes transmission possibility. His hands, feet, chest? Interested in ideas and where they fall on a scale...

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The V-Spot: My BF Is About to Leave Me; What Do I Do?
Oct24

The V-Spot: My BF Is About to Leave Me; What Do I Do?

Hi Yana!My boyfriend and I are approaching our four year anniversary. He recently called me and asked if he could vent to me about what he’s been feeling. He got diagnosed with anxiety and depression this past summer, but stopped going to therapy when he went back to school; so, I was glad he wanted to talk to me.He told me that he didn’t know if he was in our relationship because he loves me or if he is just trying to keep me...

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The V-Spot: Three-Way Nookie Rookie Needs Advice
Jul25

The V-Spot: Three-Way Nookie Rookie Needs Advice

Hey, Yana,I’m a queer lady in my mid-20s and I’ve been with my boyfriend for about four years now. We’ve got an awesome hot and freaky sex life and we’re on the brink of our very first threesome with another girl. We’re both really excited that this is happening, but we’re wondering about threesome etiquette. How do we get things started? How do you be a good threesome host? What are some rules we should set?— Threeway Nookie Rookie...

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Basemental: Straight to Video, bassist Sam Hadge’s wild concert footage
Jun20

Basemental: Straight to Video, bassist Sam Hadge’s wild concert footage

The magic of live music stems from the intimacy of being in the same room as the performer, but Sam Hadge’s talent is capturing that intimacy for the online world who couldn’t make it to the show.Since I started going to DIY shows with regularity about a year and a half ago, Hadge has been a fixture. It seems he’s at nearly every single show in Western Mass with his video camera in hand, recording each set in its entirety, then...

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