6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
on October 3, 2006
Regina Lynn does what so few manage to do: explain the basics about online sexuality without throwing her readers into a panic. Lynn provides a landscape of some of the ways that the Internet can *enhance* one's sexuality and sex life while most other books instill fear about this phenomenon in the average person. Sure, people become addicted to cybersex; people also become addicted to Twinkies. But most people are able to eat their Hostess products in moderation. And most people who choose to engage in online sexual activities -- or at least explore their options -- will do so to improve an in-person relationship, or use it to explore an aspect of their sexual identity they want to "try on" in a safer environment. Lynn writes with the notion that most people are simply curious about sex and the Internet as she paves the way for people to learn how the virtual world can improve their romances ans sex lives in the physical one. And she educates with compassion, humor, and savvy.
8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
on October 12, 2005
Brilliantly and insightfully written, The Sexual Revolution 2.0 is a must-read for everyone from tech-geeks to soccer-moms to dating-enthusiasts alike! This book can help you explore, understand, and improve your romantic connection and communication. And Ms. Lynn writes with such a witty, intelligent, topical, visual, easy-to-read style -- once you pick up the book, do not expect to put it down anytime soon!
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on January 17, 2007
There is no doubt that sex and tech are forever linked in our world and Regina Lynn's Sex Rev 2.0 is an entertaining, educational, and provocatively personal account of where these two fundamental forces in our lives currently stand. Regina does a marvelous job guiding the reader through the complexities, not only explaining the technology involved, but also the do's and don'ts to bring this material into your real life in a positive, healthy, and exciting way! In these times of extreme sexual oppression in this country, Regina should be recognized as sexual freedom fighter. I can't wait to see what version 3.0 has in store for us.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on September 29, 2006
A smart savy guide to life love aqnd the internet. This is the real sex and web. It is both inteligent and entertaining and , well written . It's an easy guide to usiing texh to best advantage in social setting.. When left on a table necver fails to ignite conversation.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on October 1, 2006
Regina Lynn's book starts with an interesting and believable thesis ... that a new technology (the internet) has caused as much of a change in contemporary sexual patterns and practices as another new technology (the pill and other means of effective birth control) did a generation earlier.
As the Sex/Tech editor for Wired Magazine (in itself a respected distribution point for information about things new and technical), Ms. Lynn is in an almost unique position to keep up with the latest in this field. She brings much of this expertise to bear in this book.
With chapters dealing with everything from meeting people on line to women's access to pornography, she covers many aspects of the intersection of these two domains ... one ancient and one as modern as can be. Computers make possible powerful searches, which can bring people "together" who probably never could have met by chance in an earlier era. And women who would rather die than get caught sneaking down to Sam's Smut Shack to buy a dirty book from some pimply-faced clerk who went to school with their son can (and, the evidence suggests, do) go on line and download reading and viewing materials that suit their intersts.
She goes on to deal with things like sex toys, breaking up in the internet age, and a whole host of other issues.
But in the end, the end is (as Ms. Lynn says, optimistically, at the end of her book) much the same as the beginning:
"The future of sex is just that: sex, only better.
7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
on July 8, 2005
Regina's writing style and detail make this book a *must read* -- It's fun, interesting, and definitely worth the read. Don't walk, run, and buy this book. You won't be sorry! She makes single in our age fun...
6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
on July 8, 2005
This book addresses how technology enhances being a sexual being, from several perspectives. Not so much a how-to manual, more like a perspective of what's out there, and how to find what suits you. This is absolutely not a re-write of her Sex Drive column on Wired! Her matter-of-fact approach to the subject still leaves plenty of room for a sense of humor and a sly wink.
Besides, nobody could write as passionately about such a subject without doing her share of research. You go, girl!
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
on August 18, 2005
I've been a fan of Regina Lynn's column at Wired for a long time, and she goes so much further in this book, taking you to all these delightful corners on the Internet -- and even a few dark alleys I'm glad I didn't have to visit myself. When it comes to exploring how technology is changing love and sex, Regina is a charming and adventurous tour guide.
on April 22, 2008
The first book by Gina Lynn, SexRev 2.0 is an amazing look at the many possibilities of sexuality with the tools of the modern world. Her prose style is very easy to read. Her writing is to the point and direct, as is her attitude toward sex and relationships. This book is a very good introduction to the new technology of this century, and how it can be used to enhance your love life. After reading Gina's column for some time, it is nice to hear her 'voice' in a longer narrative context. I love the fact that you can look at her writing and say to yourself "I know she is speaking from experience."
5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
on October 10, 2005
Wow!!! This is a must read for techies as well as the wanna-be techies who want the most out of thier relationship in this age of technology. Thankyou for the extremly informative tour, written in a fun and insightful manner. I admire your honesty and courage to put it all "out there". You made me blush, and that's no small task!