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We were ever so intrigued by New York's take on the ol' 'increasing popularity of anal sex' trend piece ("[27-year-old 'Jim'] agrees that it seems to be on the rise among his friends but wonders whether it's 'really a cultural shift or just something we ease into semi-contemporaneously as we age, like marriage or buying real estate or listening to jazz rap.'"). Our butts were hungry for more after we finished reading it, so we were excited to see Kurt Andersen picking up the theme in his Imperial City column, entitled "How The Middle Class is Getting Screwed." Then we clicked, and were disappointed.

Anal Sex is Increasingly Popular in the Hetero World [NYMag]