I overlooked the Tantus Alan for a long time because it seemed unremarkable. Tantus’ marketing campaign for the toy, in fact, was “Meet the Guy Next Door,” because Alan—at 1.54” diameter at the widest and 6.5” insertable—is a little above the median girth for a…

Maverick and I had a torrid love affair, but then I had to say good-bye. He seemed great when I first met him: tall, muscular, with beautiful features. During our first encounter, though, I discovered that his suction cup was…temperamental. And after we’d been together…