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The Guys Who Like to Feel a Breeze Between Their Legs, Fixing Your Shitty Resume and the History of Hot, Dirty Alien Sex

Man, dudes will hump just about anything in the galaxy, won’t they? Blue skin, “light” skin, three boobs, no boobs, shellfish — heck, even a literal man-eating alien.

It’s no surprise, then, that our obsession with alien sex dates back a thousand years. You have to wonder, though: If it’s taken us a thousand years for a human to get infected with “space clap,” what’s another thousand years going to bring?

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In Space, No One Can Hear You Fuck

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Would or Would Not

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That’s a Clown Resume, Bro

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Not Ready-to-Wear

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We Need to Talk

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Turn Up the Base

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