Extraterrestrial Intercourse Fetish could be the guide that created the idea of exophilia — a irregular attraction for beings from globes beyond planet.
“Things are receiving strange on the market, to such an extent that imaginary obsessions such as for example exophilia, the ‘abnormal attraction to beings from worlds beyond planet’ this is the topic regarding the novel that is underground Intercourse Fetish, are beginning to appear downright plausible. ” — Mark Dery, “Sex Organs Sprout Every-where”
San Francisco Bay Area Bay Guardian
” just just What intrigued me personally in regards to the guide had been Supervert’s seductively nasty method of showing the dark part of hopeful Carl Sagan-ite speculations about our celestial cohorts. The overarching parable for the guide is because of certainly one of my personal favorite subjects: fucking. But this is simply not the delighted star fucking of Barbarella and John Varley novels. Mercury de Sade’s sexual fetish for aliens finally boils down to something much more fundamental than intercourse. What he desires to do with aliens is fuck them over, hurt them, utilize them. Mercury de Sade is not hoping that enlightened beings through the Crab Nebula will show people to call home in comfort. He’d instead see space that is outer a variation of planet: filled with abused young ones, desperate prostitutes, subjugated individuals, and dupes of ill-concealed manipulation. ” ? Annalee Newitz
NB: This text additionally starred in The Metro (Silicon Valley) as well as on alternet.org.
Mark Dery, “Sex Organs Sprout Every Where”