My friend, “Mark” recently went through some of his son’s belongings left behind when he moved out of state. Mark needed some advice on shipping box sizes.
There were two large duffel bags filled with bulky items and a few grade F porno flicks stuffed inside of a brown paper bag. The discovery didn’t surprise Mark.
His son had a couple of roommates at the time and Mark figured these movies belonged to them. I’ve never seen or wanted to view a pornographic movie.
When Tom and I went to Copenhagen years ago, we went to a very "popular" section of the city, Vesterbro.
Along the Istergade were buildings with huge windows illuminated with bright colored lighting. Looming above the street, seductive women posed in the colorful windows.
A movie theater announced the showing of Emmanuelle. A number of American tourists were streaming into the theater. In no way was I going to that movie. Tom thought it would be a lark to see a soft porno flick in Copenhagen. Nah-uhh, no way Jose...
We continued to walk the street of ill-repute, ogling, with eyes-popped. Store windows displayed devices which looked as though they belonged to the French Inquisition, or Caligula’s House of Joy. Some of the stuff was so wild, I was imagining the instruction manual must be enormous….
I eventually found a huge box for Mark and all his son's stuff. Mark decided to keep some of the items of clothing after all. The shipping would be too costly. As for the brown paper bag, it was no where in sight…