Really, who hasn't stopped dead in their tracks at some point to wonder: What was it like to have sex in turn-of-the-century America?
You can stop losing sleep over it now, because hilarious new Comedy Central show Another Period—which is basically a mashup of Downton Abbey and Keeping Up with the Kardashians—has your answer. And it's...um...complicated?
In a totally normal ritual, couples perform a fertility dance together, get intentionally knocked unconscious, copulate in front of an attentive staff, etc. etc. You know, the yoosh.
Watch the clip here, and tune in tomorrow night at 10:30 to catch the whole episode.
As the editor of Cosmopolitan, Jess oversees the editorial for all of Cosmo's efforts across print, digital, video, and emerging platforms. Previously she served as the digital director of Marie Claire, where she tripled the readership, and she's held print and hybrid posts at Glamour and Teen Vogue. In 2013 she launched an interactive e-commerce platform for a fashion-tech startup, and in a former life she was a ballet dancer and NYU film student. She lives in Manhattan with her scruffy dog George.
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