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Retail Sex Toy Queen Head-to-Head with King
Ever wonder what it would be like to own your business hawking vibrators and lube? We put your curiosities to rest in our recent interview with Rachel Venning, owner of Seattle’s first women-friendly sex shop, Babeland. To hear Venning for yourself, head to the store at 8 p.m. and see the queen of retail sex toys as she is interviewed by the king of sex columns, The Stranger's Dan Savage. The one-one-one talk kicks off the company’s 15th anniversary celebration tonight in Capitol Hill.
Anyone worth their salt in free love is guaranteed to benefit (or at least be entertained) by watching these two discuss how the world of sex has changed the past fifteen years in Seattle. Want more? Audrey McManus, education and marketing coordinator for Babeland, tells us the real party will start when the Babeland crew moves a few blocks up the street to the Wild Rose where guests can continue the sensory overload with what else? but cupcakes, burlesque and tracks from a special guest DJ.
“Cupcakes, [nearly] naked ladies and sex toys,” said McManus today. “What could be better?”
The event is open to the public, but expect to wait in line if you haven't already reserved a spot.