As We See It

The sex educator and owner of Detroit's Spectrum boutique brings her humor and expertise to AVN.

Zoë Ligon—aka @Thongria—preaches body-safe sex products and indie retailers

January 23rd, 2018

The sex educator and owner of Detroit's Spectrum boutique brings her humor and expertise to AVN.

  • “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

  • “We break down all the barriers that led them to become homeless, so they can become self-sufficient and sustain on their own.”

  • "When someone who’s not used to looking at art is in a tour here at the Barrick and you see that light bulb go off, ...

  • "I try to make it as easy as possible. Elopements should be really simple, and they can be really beautiful."

  • "This opened up an opportunity for me to be able to use my craft and help people with their medical conditions."

  • "People know now they can see great artists in beautiful shows and frankly, that’s the most compelling content."

  • I'll Sleep When I'm Dead is worth watching whether you're an Aoki fan or not.

  • The four-time Emmy-nominated choreographer keeps busy with TV's most popular dance shows.

  • It was time for a cocktail with UNLV's beloved journalism professor.

  • The Historic Westside destination was a boarding house that became a safe haven for black Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) construction workers.

  • Nothing short of a spectacle was expected. The 40-minute left-turn wait on Durango Drive heading to the Las Vegas Ikea was understandable.

  • Once the acquisition is complete, what will Station Casinos do with the Palms? Naturally, we have a few ideas.

  • How much will it cost? How do I avoid paying for parking for now? The Weekly has the answers.

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