Alec Banks

Alec Banks is a Los Angeles based writer whose work has appeared on The Huffington Post, Deadspin, Salon, Playboy.com and many other places. He's been coming here for most of his adult life, and there she is oiling and lotioning, lotioning and oiling...smiling. He can't take this no more!

Articles by Alec Banks

8 things your tattoo (and where it is) says about you

Advice

8 things your tattoo (and where it is) says about you

While selecting where you’re going to put a tattoo is the easy part. It’s selecting what you’re going to make a permanent addition to ones body that takes a little time. But choose both wisely because where you put it and what you get speaks volumes about your personality. Here are eight tattoos, their locations, and what they say about your personality.

7 honest reactions to things people post on Facebook

Humor

7 honest reactions to things people post on Facebook

The things that are posted on Facebook range from comedic to tragic, exactly like a good movie does, and allows for good, reactionary thoughts. Here are 7 honest reactions to common things that people post on Facebook.

7 of the worst things men put up with for sex

Humor

7 of the worst things men put up with for sex

The common euphemism used when describing the male motivation is that, “men often think with the wrong head.” This is true. The fact that we use the one between our shoulders for even one percent of our daily activities is both shocking and ineffective. But it’s a necessary evil, as the big head is the one that does all of the horizontal mambo planning.

9 signs you may officially be broke

Advice

9 signs you may officially be broke

The 99 percent, as a group, has to agree on one thing: we’re all pretty worried about the money that’s going out quicker than it’s coming in. While there are varying degrees of being broke, here are nine signs that you might already be there.

8 signs you’re ‘that guy’ at the gym

Humor

8 signs you’re ‘that guy’ at the gym

Everyone knows "that guy" at the gym. He’s greasier than a sunbathing piglet. He’s got on more accessories than a bondage slave. And he’s oblivious to the stairs and points that come from every inch of that sprawling exercise wasteland. But what happens if you’re "that guy" and you just don’t know it?

7 things that would happen if masturbation were illegal

Humor

7 things that would happen if masturbation were illegal

Men masturbate just as surely as the sun rises and sets, both celestial creatures of habit in a world where not a lot makes sense. For the sun, its purpose is to provide warmth. For men, our purpose is to procure that warm feeling that comes along with pulling on oneself until all of our worries melt away like icicles in the spring.

7 ways to know you watch too much porn

Humor

7 ways to know you watch too much porn

There used to be a time when you had to acquire porn like it was conflict diamonds. You’d give a friend of a friend your locker combination, and after sixth period, you’d open it up and find a magazine called Jug Pumpers folded and creased inside. But with the advent of the Internet, suddenly the manual orgasm was a finger click, and a balled fist away.

9 fashion items from the 90s due for a comeback

Lifestyle

9 fashion items from the 90s due for a comeback

Like fedoras from the 50’s, and heroin shooting black jeans from the late 80’s, everything makes a comeback. Here are nine pieces of clothing from the 1990’s that are bound to pop back up like everyone’s favorite love blister.