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Living In Sin: Shagalicious

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Every week in Living in Sin, Jen Sincero provides advice to LA's sexually confounded. Sign up for her newsletter and have it sent to you every week. Ask Jen your questions: all are posted anonymously.

Dear Jen,
Maybe I'm naive, or maybe I've just been married to one woman for so long that I'm out of the loop, but could you please explain to me the mechanics of using a dental dam?

It's difficult enough for me to imagine how one would work during fellatio, and cunnilingus seems to be equally as impossible. Doesn't the damn thing block the tongue? And if not, what good is it?

Pictorial instructions would help best, but I'll settle for words.
- Mechanically Disinclined

Dear Disinclined,
I just found out that Casey Kasem, the top-forty countdown radio goober, did the voice for Shaggy on Scooby Doo. Did you know that? Did everyone but me know that? Where am I when all these important conversations are happening? Anyway, now that I know, it's totally obvious. And totally weird. Casey Kasem is such a goody goody and Shaggy's such a stoner. The fact that for the past twenty? thirty? years, I had no idea that they were one and the same, makes me feel dirty. And cheated. Like accidentally catching your drunk Uncle Bob taking off his Santa Suit. It doesn't mean I won't still check in every once in a while to see what those meddling kids are up to, but it does mean I've lost my Scooby innocence. I know who's behind the Shaggy curtain now, and it certainly isn't anyone who'd be caught dead driving a groovy VW Bus. Very disappointing indeed.