Part of our story-finding gig down here at MT
HQ is to explore all roads, low and high, of Detroit culture. Sometimes we find glory and sometimes shits and giggles. When it comes to porn, there's lots of it in the old Motor City, and not just what's wired into your homes. It's also produced here, most of it kept on the low. But what's sorta funny is this Men's Health
list of 100 of the country's most porn cities,
which ranks Orlando, Fl. at numero uno. It also lists not one, but two North Carolina towns in the top 10, which is worth a chuckle or two considering the high percentage of bible-thumpin', anti-porn yahoos who've hailed from said Republican stronghold throughout the years. On the other hand, Detroit's limply represented at No. 86, between two insignificant and faceless burgs, Des Moines, IA and Fort Wayne, IN. How boring.
The magazine used the following criteria to tabulate its list of the 100 smuttiest cities:
The number of DVDs purchased, rented, or streamed (AdultDVDEmpire.com); adult entertainment stores per city (StorErotica.net); rate of porn searches (Google Insights); and, for fans of soft-core, percentage of Cinemax-subscribing households (SimplyMap). Not only were Orlando folks the randiest residents, but Florida was also the most salacious state.