Ok, here's the latest cougar news — because everyone and their mother now thinks I am a cougar expert, except my own mother who may I remind you, I keep sending out of the country every time I am on the air somewhere talking about this. She is now a very frequent flier.
On Wednesday I was a guest on "Sex Files" on Sirius Satellite Radio Maxim Channel 108, which is hosted simultaneously by the lovely Anna David (out of NY) and the lovely Amy Spencer (out of LA). Every week they talk to men about sex, and this week's topic was "Dating & Cougars: How To Meet One, How To Woo One and How to Keep One Happy." No worries, I handled it.
Also on with us was Illona Paris, a sex therapist and self-described cougar, whose latest book out this week is called Hot Cougar Sex: Steamy Encounters with Younger Men. Her mother must live in Bora Bora.
She told hot stories. I tried to give warm advice but I used my every day Cougress voice. Wink. Listen to it here.
I should add that before allowing me up to the studios, for security purposes, I had to go through a "cat" scan. LOL — thought that was funny. Sort of purrfect timing.
Truthfully, the biggest thrill for me was hearing the show's hostesses with the mostesses, Anna and Amy, jump on board with my temporary new word for cougar — "Cougress," which I feel is at least a bit more feminine and a touch less harsh. By jove, I think I've started a movement.
What's NOT moving me is this week's news that there's a new ABC show in the works called Cougar Town with Courtney Cox playing a newly single 40-year-old who lands a 17-year-old. As I see it, 17-year-olds should not be "landed." A little distasteful. It's the same reaction I had when I saw Hulk Hogan's ex wife Linda Bollea carousing with her 19-year-old teenager Charlie Hill. I am not at all implying that she is too over the hill for this combo, rather that she's inappropriately under the wrong hill. My rule is at the very least they should be able to vote.