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I think lingerie is sexy, and I'll wear it, sure. But truth is, I'm good-to-go in a tank top and bare feet -- although every woman should own at least one good pair of pumps. That's really the only wardrobe you need for sex: a tank top and pumps.
When it comes to what I think is sexy about men, I like forearms. That's my body part. They're generally exposed, available, a little bit vulnerable. A forearm is different with every man, and when it comes to forearms, size matters. I don't like them slight. Ask me what's the sexiest car in the world and I'll just say my man's car, because it smells like him, because his shape is pressed into the seat, because it's littered with little bits of his life -- his golf balls or his chocolate-bar wrappers -- and it's ripe with the smells of him.
That's the car I most want to ride in. What else? Ah, yes: the big O. You know that stuff they say about a woman being responsible for her own orgasms? That's all true. And in my case, that makes me responsible for pretty damned good orgasms these days. Much better orgasms than when I was twenty-two. And I wouldn't let a man control that. Not anymore. Now I'd invite him to participate. I'll tell you this: I've learned my tricks.
I know what I like. I do not wait around. I initiate. And I'm not all about frequency. I favor intensity. There have been some men in my life who have been wickedly sexy and have taught me much about sexual pleasure. There are a few men I should thank, and others I need to forget. But I don't regret.
No, Thanks. Nein, danke. Non, merci. No, gracias. Smart and Henry L. Jackson while during the s it pioneered the "new journalism" movement. After a period of quick and drastic decline during the s, the magazine revamped itself as a lifestyle-heavy publication under the direction of David Granger.
Esquire was first issued in October  as an offshoot of trade magazine Apparel Arts which later became Gentleman's Quarterly ; both Esquire and GQ would share common ownership for almost 45 years. The magazine was first headquartered in Chicago and then, in New York City. Smart , Henry L. Jackson and Arnold Gingrich. Smart died in , although he left Esquire in to found a different magazine for the company, Coronet.
The founders all had different focuses; Gingrich specialized in publishing, Smart led the business side of the magazine while Jackson led and edited the fashion section, which made up most of the magazine in its first fifteen years of publishing.
Additionally, Jackson's Republican political viewpoints contrasted with the liberal Democratic views of Smart, which allowed for the magazine to publish debates between the two. This grew particularly heated in when the Democratic United States Postmaster General Frank Comerford Walker brought charges against the magazine on behalf of the administration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Esquire, Inc. Esquire initially was supposed to have a quarterly press run of a hundred thousand copies.
In the s, the popularity of the Petty Girls and Vargas Girls provided a circulation boost. Beginning with its second number, a blond, pop-eyed, mustachioed character named "Esky" created by cartoonists E. Simms Campbell and Sam Berman , graced almost every Esquire front page for over a quarter of a century, depicting the refined character of the magazine and its readership, mostly in the form of figurines, although during the s, an stylized design of his face would often appear.
Beginning in , Esky would be featured as the dot on the "I" of the logo until it was changed in After then, the character was relegated to the back pages of each edition, featuring witty phrases. During the s, the magazine briefly held an annual "Esky" award focused on rock bands with the character now having black hair, a leather jacket, a white T-shirt, jeans and a guitar.
Following Esquire 's revamp, the stylized Esky became featured more prominently, occasionally returning to his old spot in the logo. In the mid s, Esquire partnered with Verve Records to release a series of "Sound Tour" vinyl LPs that provided advice and music for traveling abroad. The magazine was sold by the original owners to Clay Felker in although Esquire Inc. Felker reinvented the magazine as a fortnightly in , under the title of Esquire Fortnightly.
Felker sold Esquire in to the Corporation, a Tennessee-based publisher, whose owners refocused the magazine into a monthly, beginning with the July issue dated both as July 3 and During this time, New York Woman magazine was launched as something of a spin-off version of Esquire aimed at a female audience.
The Corporation split up in , and Esquire was sold to Hearst at the end of the year, with New York Woman going its separate way to American Express Publishing. The arrival of male-oriented lifestyle publications during the early s and the problems of the magazine industry during the middle of the decade led to a sustained decline in circulation that threatened the future of Esquire.
David M. Granger was named editor-in-chief of the magazine in June Prior to becoming editor-in-chief at Esquire , Granger was the executive editor at GQ for nearly six years. Famous photographers have also worked for the magazine, among which fashion photographer Gleb Derujinsky , and Richard Avedon. In spite of its success, the magazine under Granger became increasingly criticized for its focus on the so-called metrosexual culture a criticism he previously had late in his GQ tenure.
David Granger stepped down in , being replaced by Jay Fielden, who revamped the magazine into its more classical up-market style. At the same time, its political coverage became more comprehensive, following a trend among American magazine publications in general.
In September , the magazine launched a special style-focused issue entitled The Big Black Book , which beginning in was published twice a year. In , the June and July issues were merged as were the December and January issues in , and in the magazine moved to eight issues per year. Each morning the editors of the magazine recommend one thing for readers' immediate enjoyment: "not a political candidate or position or party, but a breakthrough idea or product or Web site.
From to , Gordon Lish served as fiction editor for Esquire and became known as "Captain Fiction" because of the authors whose careers he assisted. Lish helped establish the career of writer Raymond Carver by publishing his short stories in Esquire , often over the objections of Hayes. Using the influential publication as a vehicle to introduce new fiction by emerging authors, he promoted the work of such writers as T.
In February , Esquire published "For Rupert — with no promises" as an unsigned work of fiction: this was the first time it had published a work without identifying the author. Readers speculated that it was the work of J. Salinger , the reclusive author best known for The Catcher in the Rye. Gordon Lish is quoted as saying, "I tried to borrow Salinger's voice and the psychological circumstances of his life, as I imagine them to be now. And I tried to use those things to elaborate on certain circumstances and events in his fiction to deepen them and add complexity.