Jess Joho

Jess is an LA-based culture critic who covers intimacy in the digital age, from sex and relationship to weed and all media (tv, games, film, the web). Previously associate editor at Kill Screen, you can also find her words on Vice, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, Vox, and others. She is a Brazilian-Swiss American immigrant with a love for all things weird and magical.


By Jess Joho

Dog anxiety is real. These products can help calm your anxious pet.
puppy wearing a shirt

9 ways Tumblr changed the internet
A Tumblr post brings together some of the best memories from the microblogging website, from gay icon the Babadook to SuperWhoLock and Frozen Constable.

Why nothing beats the rancidness of 1974's 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'
Sally from "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" laughs in the final shot of the movie

21 of the best video games for couples
A girl and boy play video games together in a dark room

Janet Jackson wants us to move on and leave Justin Timberlake alone
Janet Jackson stands on a stage in front of a microphone, holding a BET Award in both hands and smiling wide.


Intuitive eating is what anti-diet culture actually looks like
A cast iron skillet of delicious Thanksgiving mac and cheese

The best VR games and apps that make working out fun
The best VR games and apps that make working out fun


Why 'Skyrim' still matters a decade later
A screenshot from Bethesda's Elder Scrolls V Skyrim shows a dragons bones while a soldier looks out at the mountains from a nearby rock in the background.


44 things you forgot happened in 2021
An illustration of multiple vintage TV screens showcasing images of noteworthy people and events, like the Capitol insurrection, Meghan Markle, Larry King, the Ever Given container ship, Bernie Sanders at the inauguration, and Elon Musk.

Best new podcasts of 2021
Best new podcasts of 2021

'Malfunction' unintentionally illustrates how we're still failing Janet Jackson
A photo of Janet Jackson on stage at the 2004 Super Bowl.

How 'Midnight Mass' finds peace in the shadow of death
How 'Midnight Mass' finds peace in the shadow of death

Meet the true crime podcaster making your guilty pleasure more ethical
Meet the true crime podcaster making your guilty pleasure more ethical

'Far Cry 6' and the impossibility of 'fun' politics in video games
'Far Cry 6' and the impossibility of 'fun' politics in video games


Lil Nas X made a baby registry for 'Montero' that's raising lots of money for charities
Lil Nas X made a baby registry for 'Montero' that's raising lots of money for charities

The updated Lelo Ina Wave 2 is the best that rabbit vibrators have to offer
The updated Lelo Ina Wave 2 is the best that rabbit vibrators have to offer


The best virtual reality porn games, and how to play adult VR
The best virtual reality porn games, and how to play adult VR

'Cinderella' flash mob inflicts yet another cursed viral celebrity video on Twitter
'Cinderella' flash mob inflicts yet another cursed viral celebrity video on Twitter

Netflix's 'Brand New Cherry Flavor' is the perfect horror binge to welcome fall
Netflix's 'Brand New Cherry Flavor' is the perfect horror binge to welcome fall

The alien porn book making TikTok horny is deeply satisfying
The alien porn book making TikTok horny is deeply satisfying
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