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PornHub Debuted A Pop-Up Shop

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Amidst the many designer shops and holiday pop-ups scattered across Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood is a newcomer no one predicted. PornHub, the web’s largest and most widely recognized porn site, has opened a limited-run, experiential pop-up shop in the area. The site teamed up with the Museum of Sex to sell various items from its gift shop, including sex games and, surprisingly, apothecary goods.

The store, of course, focuses on toys and a wide range of branded merch, like PornHub logo tees, thongs, water bottles, and a cleverly designed leather jacket modeled after a concert tee, listing PornHub video categories in place of tour dates. A collection in collaboration with porn star Christy Mack takes on a charitable effort, as well—all proceeds will go to a domestic violence prevention organization. So if you wanted to get your hands on some sexy new gear and give to charity, the pop-up is just for you. Talk about a double whammy.

Inside the store, an entire wall doubles as a screen which shows the kind of footage you'd see on PornHub, soundtracked by a playlist of sounds from PornHub videos mixed by the Brooklyn-based artist collective Enstantine.

Naturally, the team had to get creative in order to face the logistical challenges of bringing pornography to the brick-and-mortar world. For instance, there's a strict 18+ age requirement for entry—just like real porn websites. Beyond that, the biggest obstacle—and coincidentally the store's main goal—is for the pop-up to eliminate the stigma around sex. 

So, if you're looking for a less expensive, non-designer way to release all your inhibitions, here you go. The pop-up sits at 70 Wooster Street and is open now through December 20.

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Showtime just ordered a pilot episode of Casallina "Cathy" Kisakye's comedy anthology series, which will be executive-produced by Lena Waithe. The show, called How to Make Love to a Black Woman (Who May Be Working Through Some Shit), sounds like it'll be... informative.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, though the series is a comedy, it will also touch on some vulnerable subjects as well. It described the show as being about "connection and rejection that explore our most harrowing—and harrowingly comic—sexual secrets." Waithe said in a statement about the news, "Cathy's script is haunting, funny, and extremely vulnerable—it's the kind of script that doesn't come around very often." She continues, showing her excitement for the project: "I'm honored that Cathy trusts me with such a special project. I can't wait for the world to see it."

Kisakye, who previously worked with Waithe on The Chi, says that the show is close to her heart, and that the series will portray three-dimensional, complex women. "With How to Make Love, I'm thrilled to tell stories about the women I know, who are complicated, passionate, resilient, and relatable," she said in a statement.

Kisakye is the creator of the show, and will be writing the pilot script. It's the latest project to come to Showtime through Waithe's first-look deal and, according to The Hollywood Reporter, should it go to series, this would be the first anthology for the network.

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While the song should serve as a reminder to your exes

Just a day after dropping new single "Nunya," featuring Dom Kennedy, Kehlani has released the winter-wonderland visuals to go along with. The singer, NYLON November cover star, and mother-to-be rocks some of the best winter 'fits I've seen in a while, including a glorious puffer jacket that could double as a down comforter that I absolutely need in my life right now.

Kehlani is clearly living her best life up in some snow-filled forest hideaway, vibing on the beach at sunset and sipping on something bubbly as she coolly reminds nosy exes that who she's with is "nunya business." There's not much of a story line (unlike her recent "Nights Like This" video); the main takeaway is that Kehlani is busy dancing through a forest, missing no one and chilling amongst people who are clearly not the subjects of the song.

Kehlani is only two short months away from bringing baby Adeya into the world, who she thanked for helping her get through the video process. "Shot that 7 months pregnant in da snow..." Kehlani wrote on Twitter, adding, "thank u baby for da motivation, mommy was FROZE."

Even from the womb, Adeya has been hustling hard alongside her momma. Twitter user @ODtheMC pointed out that this is already her second music video appearance, and she's not even been born.

Get some mulled wine ready and escape into Kehlani's winter getaway, below. Stay tuned for her forthcoming mixtape, While We Wait, out on February 22.

Kehlani - Nunya (feat. Dom Kennedy) [Official Music Video] www.youtube.com

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