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Karley Sciortino is an American writer, television host, and producer. She is the founder of Slutever, a website that focuses on sex and sexuality, and executive producer and host of the Viceland documentary series of the same name.[1] She also writes Vogue's online sex and relationships column, Breathless.[2][3]

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CareerEdit

SluteverEdit

Sciortino started her blog Slutever in 2007 while living in London.[4] Initially, the blog centered around her and roommates' sexual exploits and life in their squatting commune, but soon evolved into what the New York Times called "a chronicle of sexual experimentation."

In 2012, Sciortino and producer Adri Murguia started a web series called Slutever for Vice, which ran for three seasons.[5] The series took a journalistic approach to exploring taboo aspects of modern sexuality, with Sciortino as host.[6] In 2017, Sciortino and Murguia co-created a Viceland television series, also called Slutever, which built thematically off the webseries.[7][8] The second season of Viceland’s Slutever aired in 2019.

Sciortino’s memoir Slutever: Dispatches from an Autonomous Woman in a Post Shame World was published by Grand Central Publishing (New York City) on February 6, 2018.[9][10]

Now ApocalypseEdit

Sciortino and Gregg Araki co-wrote the first season of Now Apocalypse (executive produced by Steven Soderbergh), a surreal comedy television show premiering on Starz in 2019.[11] Sciortino is also the show’s consulting producer.[12] The series was cancelled after one season.[13]

EasyEdit

In 2017, Sciortino starred in "Side Hustle," Episode 3 of Season 2 of Joe Swanberg's Netflix television show Easy.[14]

Personal lifeEdit

Sciortino was born in Highland, Ulster County, New York.[15] She later moved to London where she lived in a squatting commune.[3] In 2010 Sciortino moved to New York City, and she currently lives between New York and Los Angeles.[6][16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hoby, Hermione (2018-04-29). "Karley Sciortino: the sex blogger and Slutever presenter redefining sexuality". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  2. ^ "Karley Sciortino - Vogue". Vogue. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  3. ^ a b Crocker, Lizzie (2014-05-22). "Is This Dildo-Licking, Dominatrix-Loving Vogue Blogger the New Face of Feminism?". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  4. ^ "Karley Sciortino is Your Slutty, Post-Woke Carrie Bradshaw". PAPER. 2018-02-05. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  5. ^ "Slutever - VICE Video: Documentaries, Films, News Videos". Video. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  6. ^ a b "The Woman on a Mission to Make the World Sluttier". Observer. 2018-02-16. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  7. ^ "Vogue's Sex Columnist, Karley Sciortino, Gets Her Own TV Show". Vogue. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  8. ^ "SLUTEVER (Series Trailer)". Viceland. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  9. ^ "Whither the Slut? Mandy Stadtmiller and Karley Sciortino Reveal All". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  10. ^ "Why Do We talk About Sex Like Men Are Getting Something, and Women Are Giving Something Up?". Vogue. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  11. ^ Andreeva, Denise Petski,Nellie (2018-03-26). "Starz Greenlights 'Now Apocalypse' Comedy Series From 'Kaboom's Gregg Araki & Steven Soderbergh". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  12. ^ "Starz Orders Comedy 'Now Apocalypse'". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  13. ^ Otterson, Joseph (July 26, 2019). "'Now Apocalypse' Canceled After One Season at Starz". Variety. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
  14. ^ "I Play an Escort with Autonomy on Netflix's "Easy" - SLUTEVER". SLUTEVER. 2017-12-03. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  15. ^ Allen, Erika (5 November 2013). "Karley Sciortino: In Her Own Voice". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  16. ^ "This dominatrix 'kidnapped' and humiliated men for rent money". New York Post. 2018-02-03. Retrieved 2018-07-02.

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