Sometime tomorrow night I am going to run a “Ten Questions With..” interview with the CEO of Mypleasure.com. This is an online retailer of sex toys; if you’ve linked to my blog, please be forewarned.
I don’t think there’s anything offensive in the interview, but I’m not you. I won’t post it until 6:00 pm Pacific time. By the way, before you split (if you are going to split), check out these two tidbits:
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What a terrible way to go through life, worried about the slightest bit of racy material (not you Guy, the kind of people who might be offended) that you or your kids might see or hear. How do those sort of folks even *have* kids?
And I think that is precisely what makes Mr. K such a remarkable person. He DOES think of that one person in the audience who might just gratefully remove a link thanks to his notification. That’s not me… But, all the same I thank him for being kind and considerate enough to do so. Well done Mr. K!
You’re very kind. Thanks!
It’s not just parents worried about kids. I agree that Americans (US) are way too uptight in a lot of ways.
However, like Rolphus posts above, a lot of work places will frown on such things. I know my own is such a place. If we inadvertantly run into a pop-up that could trigger the program — we have to let the CTO know so that they know it was an exception and not punish you for it.
Many organizations raise the point that you are using their equipment during working hours — thus they are within their rights to set the limits. Certainly, in general, something that sets off the filters is not work-related :)
Guy: I appreciate your warning, but am disappointed in your decision. When there is so much that is good and clean in the world, why dive into the smut.
I heard a good analogy once that pointed out that both the pigs and eagles work just as hard as each other to care for their young and provide for their needs. But when the pigs have liesure time, they romp in the mud. The eagles on the other hand sore in the pure clean air of the sky. I don’t understand how someone of your prestige who has sored in the air can take a dive into the mud. For now I will take your link off my list.
Best of luck Guy. I think you are a great person and hope you will change your mind.
You haven’t read it yet. How do you know it’s smut?
How do feel about The Screwtape Letters?
This is exactly the kind of thing that makes me trust your motives and authenticity, Guy. Classy move, I’ll be back for the interview.
I can’t wait… Will Guy play the “clueless investor” or the “smart investor”? Will he (in)advertently ask what their biggest selling product is? Will he ask about their return policy? Will they disguise the package as being from CDW so you can have it shipped to you at the office? When customers order, are they chatty and creapy or all-business?
Guy, if this doesn’t shoot your Technorati rating into the top 20, I don’t know what will!
Almost all these topics are covered (or uncovered, depending on your perspective), as a matter of fact.
While I do understand and appreciate the gentle warning regarding the interview with Dr. Gandos, I beleive what you will find in the article, “I have not read it yet”, Is that the adult novelty industry has drastically changed in the past few years. Our clientele at www.southcoastpleasure.com , are overwhelmingly married couples looking to “spice things up”. For the most part, Gone are the “in your face” raunchy adds. We spend a lot of time and resources on educational articles for women and couples. The interent has allowed sex-positive comapnies to thrive, and is slowly driving the raunchy companies out-of-business. Information is power- I don’t believe you would be offended at all visiting our site at www.southcoastpleasure.com or www.mypleasure.com.