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Encyclopedia Man: Sex Through the Ages

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Encyclopedia Man: Sex Through the Ages

Encyclopedia Man: Sex Through the Ages

Encyclopedia Man: Sex Through the Ages

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A.J. Jacobs is on a quest to become the smartest guy in the world by reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica. Under the letter "S," he's learned about the often-amusing history of sexuality — from randy King Solomon to the misguided contraceptive measures of the Middle Ages. Jacobs shares some of the more interesting tidbits he's gleaned with NPR's Scott Simon.