Tony Perrottet

A contributing writer at Smithsonian Magazine, Tony Perrottet is the author of The Naked Olympics:The True Story of the Ancient Games.

Five-ring Circus
July 24 2012 8:15 AMBear Baiting, Shin Kicking, and Races for Old WomenThe surprising British origins of the modern Olympic Games.
Well-traveled
Dec. 8 2011 7:08 AMThe Secret CityGalileo’s signature, the order excommunicating Martin Luther, and the other wonders I saw in the Vatican’s legendary “Secret Archives.”
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Dec. 6 2011 6:55 AMThe Secret CityA private tour of the Sistine Chapel, and other, stranger Vatican wonders.
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Dec. 2 2011 4:18 PMThe Secrets of the Vatican
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May 12 2011 7:05 AMLast Fantasy in Paris
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May 10 2011 7:12 AM"The Clitoris of Paris"
Culturebox
April 12 2011 5:12 AMRoyal Sex ToysThe secrets of Prince William's "college of love."
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Dec. 16 2009 7:30 PMThe Sexy Beasts of Scotland
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Dec. 15 2009 11:41 AMDamnation, Members Only
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Dec. 19 2008 11:01 AMThe Casanova Tour of Venice
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Dec. 17 2008 7:01 AMThe Marquis de Sade Is Dead! Long Live Pierre Cardin!
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Dec. 15 2008 6:37 AMIn Search of the Secretum
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Dec. 12 2008 10:43 AMParis for Perverts
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Dec. 9 2011 7:06 AMThe Secret CityInside the Vatican’s pornographic bathroom.
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Dec. 7 2011 7:13 AMThe Secret CityThe Pope’s supermarket, and other Vatican curiosities.
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Dec. 5 2011 7:27 AMThe Secret CityInfiltrating the Vatican Library.
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May 13 2011 7:03 AMRemains of the Love Trade
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May 11 2011 7:22 AMMidnight in the Sex Museum
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May 9 2011 9:33 AMThe "Erotic Archaeology" of the Belle Époque
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Dec. 18 2009 10:09 AMGentlemen, Charge Your Indecent Props!
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Dec. 16 2009 10:24 AMSense and Sensibility and Sex Fiends
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Dec. 14 2009 10:41 AMSecrets of the Great British Sex Clubs
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Dec. 18 2008 3:15 PMThe Curse of the Château Sade
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Dec. 16 2008 7:32 AMThe Devil's Playground
Dec. 12 2008 10:43 AMParis for Perverts

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Do the Celebrities Whose Nude Photos Were Stolen Have a Case Against Apple?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

Future Tense

Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company

Food

How to Order Chinese Food

First, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”

Scotland Is Inspiring Secessionists Across America

The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant

The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 11:40 AM The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant
Moneybox
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 18 2014 3:19 PM In Defense of Congress Leaving Town Without a New War Vote
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 18 2014 3:31 PM What Europe Would Look Like If All the Separatist Movements Got Their Way
  Life
Outward
Sept. 18 2014 3:24 PM Symantec Removes Its “Sexual Orientation” Filter
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 3:30 PM How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Trick Women
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Culturebox
Sept. 18 2014 4:00 PM When The Cosby Show Got “Very Special” Why were The Cosby Show’s Very Special Episodes so much better than every other ’80s sitcom’s?
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 2:39 PM Here's How to Keep Apple From Sharing Your iPhone Data With the Police
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.