Tuesday, June 19

Tiger Dog-Farts: A Porn Parody

PSA: Typically I try to be very family-friendly on my blog because I have an underage sister and maybe some straight-laced friends and family members that may be reading. I don't want to offend anyone or expose anyone to something they don't want to see. If you think you might be one of straight-laced types of people, maybe you should not read this post.
Additionally, all of the links posted here are SFW, meaning there's no nudity, but still you probably don't want "She Hulk XXX" in your web history at work.

I read a lot of geeky blogs daily: io9, The Mary Sue, MTV Geek, Comics Alliance and Bleeding Cool. If you're into geeky stuff like comics or movies or sci fi, you quickly realize that you can't follow a single source for news or cute cosplay because every blog is different, and some blogs are even a little quicker to post stories than others. I love Bleeding Cool, a U.K. based blog, because while they lack in cosplay, op eds and pictures, they are almost always first with trailers, stories and news. Another thing they're always first with: the latest and greatest in parody porn.

I've only seen a few minutes of a couple of these kinds of movies because they're really cheesy and silly and generally not sexy, which is probably just as much of a draw as seeing Spider-Man or Xena or She Hulk or those Avatar thingies get it on, so I can't really comment on them as a whole. However, I have noticed that whatever company is pumping these out has been doing some really unorthodox stuff lately, and it's awesome, so I'm going to comment on that.


A few weeks ago I was tickled when a Birds of Prey XXX production announced that Barbara Gordon/Batgirl/Oracle would stay in her wheelchair. Why is this cool? When DC did its big relaunch last year they un-paralyzed Barbara Gordon. Before the relaunch she had become a really iconic character because of her ability of overcome her disability and continue on as a superhero in spite of everything that is typical of superheroes, especially female superheroes. This is no longer the case, and what was so empowering and exciting about her before has been lost. Now, thanks to her miraculous recovery, she's essentially just another gal in a cape with a complicated past. Groundbreaking, really.

What I like about the porn parody's decision to keep her in the wheelchair is that it presents sex and sexiness in a way that defies what society defines as sexy. (It's also kind of a middle finger to DC.) This movie says that disabled people are just as hot and sexy as anybody else, so get into it. And of course while some people already are into wheelchairs, it's important to remember that fetishizing a person in a wheelchair is completely different from being sexually attracted to someone who happens to be in a wheelchair.


In other superhero porn news, coming on the heels of Marvel's gay wedding and DC's gay Green Lantern, today I read that a new Justice League XXX parody will feature a gay sex scene. Bleeding Cool's article gushes about how maybe this will mean that gay porn studios will start producing their own all-gay superhero parodies, which is fine, but what I thought was awesome was that someone was making a full-length feature porno that had scenes that appealed to gay, straight and bisexual viewers. Let's be real, there's probably a lesbian scene in there, too, for good measure. Literally something for everyone, which maybe has been done before, but not that I've seen, and probably not in the vein of a genre that is so rooted in gender norms and heteronormativity as comic books.

I'm going to be honest and say that there's a good chance I won't watch either of these movies. I'm not a Justice League or Birds of Prey fan and I have little interest in parody porn outside of mild curiosity and amusement, but I am always excited to see people pushing boundaries and trying new things, especially when it speaks to my nerd bone.

If you'd like to see these or any other XXX parody .... Google it? Sorry, much like weed and well-made dresses with natural fibers, I don't really know how to get a hold of this stuff. Maybe try here.

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