Category Archives: Editorial

Sadism and Homosexuality on TV

So I was watching Outlander’s first season finale last Sunday (don’t laugh, New Yorker’s TV critic Emily Nussbaum recommends it), enjoying its general gender bending approach to the fantasy genre, when I realized “Houston, we have a problem.”

The show’s supervillain? The one who gets off on torture and rape? He specifically gets off on men. Well, I thought that cliché was long since played out: the evil one is gay.

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Welcome to the Hook’s special edition: Six ‘Sexy’ Days

Sexy songs, kosher dildos, and the orgasm challenge. Got your attention yet?

This week (2-7 June) we’re running a themed edition of The Hook, which is why our trademark blue has been replaced by a fiery red much more befitting our theme this week:

SEX

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