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The prospect is more titillating than one might think," she says, as though the opposite was even possible.
It is an indication of the religious right's loathing of Kinsey that the picture, probably the least titillating movie ever in which sex plays a central role, prompted protests and denunciatory press releases.
If we want to talk about the battle between the sexes, we have to state whether we are talking about an exciting game with titillating overtones (sex at play) or competition between men and women for the same job (gender at work).
65) What could be more titillating and more dangerous?
Highberger's feature documentary on one of Andy Warhol's drag entourage, Superstar in a Housedress: The Life and Legend of Jackie Curtis, offered up titillating anecdotes about a funny and vital figure in Manhattan's cultural underworld.
Of course, ABC used titillating headlines to snare an audience: "'Kinsey' Star Talks About Sex Researcher" and "The Man Who Let a Nation Discuss Sex.
I don't think in any way it was meant to be titillating really.
In the following chapters, Bellabarba shows how it became international scandal, tied in to fears of Spain, Italy, popish plots, as well as titillating matters of sex, corruption at court, and the supremely horrific crime of poisoning; he deals beautifully, for example, with the way in which public suspicion and Sir Edward Coke's explicit linking of this "powder poison" with the "powder treason," Gunpowder Plot, fed on one another, and thereby fed into rumors of Somerset's involvement in the death of Prince Henry and of Somerset and/or Spanish plots to kill the royal family, the council, the nobility.
The day before the big football match, the 23-year-old heart-throb went back to his hotel after rehearsing his titillating duet with Janet -and freaked out when he opened his bedroom door.
If a supposedly family show like Casualty is going to indulge in titillating, crudely controversial attempts to boost ratings, they should at least have the guts to hold their hands up and say so and not pretend they're liberal, right-on programme makers.
In the first of the ads, a young man is seen rejecting the blandness of his girlfriend's sandwiches to go in search of an unwholesome but titillating Pot Noodle.