Media appearances

typed for your pleasure on 25 March 2008, at 1.48 am

I’m confused about who the news belongs to. I always have it in my head that if your name’s in the news, then the news should be paying you. Because it’s your news and they’re taking it and selling it as their product. But then they always say that they’re helping you, and that’s true too, but still, if people didn’t give the news their news, and if everybody kept their news to themselves, the news wouldn’t have any news. So I guess you should pay each other. But I haven’t figured it out fully yet.
– Andy Warhol, ‘The Philosophy of Andy Warhol’, page 78

All articles are original content.

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+ Eves de silicones; programme by Elisabeth Alexandre for France 3 public television. Aired June 2002.

+ ‘Living with Dolls’; segment by Matt Hanson for CHUM television programme SexTV, Canada. Aired October 2003.

+ Still Lovers; photo monograph by Elena Dorfman. Published by Channel Photographics, 2005.

+ Des poupées et des hommes: Enquête sur l’amour artificiel (Dolls and Men: Investigation into Artificial Love); book written by Elisabeth Alexandre. Published by La Musardine, France, 2005.

+ ‘Real Dolls: Love in the Age of Silicone‘; article written by Meghan Laslocky. Originally published as ‘Just Like a Woman’ for Salon.com, October 2005.

+ ‘Vom Suchen und Finden der Liebe (On the Seeking and Finding of Love)’; article written by Annett Heide, Maxi magazine, Germany. Published January 2006.

+ ‘Täydelliset naiset’; article written by Anu Partanen, Image Magazine, Finland. Published March 2006.

+ ‘Love Dolls’; article written by Brittany Douziech, Scene Magazine, California State University Northridge, United states. Published June 2006.

+ Guys and Dolls, aka ‘Love me, Love my Doll’, aka ‘Min konstgjorda flickvän’; television documentary by Nick Holt for Channel Five, England. Aired September 2006.

+ ‘Annorlunda sex – om sexuella böjelser‘; segment by Anna Jillhed for Titan Television programme Outsiders, Sweden. Aired October 2006.

+ ‘In a Barbie world: BBC America reveals strange U.S. culture’; article written by Jennifer Christie Haughton, Daily Trojan, University of Southern California, United states. Published June 2007.

+ ‘Heart to part’; article written by John Wilkens, San Diego Union-Tribune, United states. Published October 2007.

+ ‘The reality is outside the box’; article written by Josephine Tovey, The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia. Published April 2008.

+ ‘Guys and dolls: A revealing look at men’s sex toys’; article written by Tanya Gold, The Independent, England. Published September 2008.

+ ‘Davecat, Doll Husband (Part I / Part II)’; article written by Sabrina Scott, ULTRAKILLBOT, Canada. Published April 2009.

+ ‘Real Dolls and iDollators‘; photo-essay by Anne Vial and Stephan Gladieu, Reportage by Getty Images, United States. Published November 2009.

+ ‘iDollitor: The synthetic companion and her owner‘; article written by Deanna Rilling, Las Vegas Weekly, United states. Published January 2010.

+ ‘Strange Love‘; segment by J.Siberry for National Geographic programme Taboo, United states. Aired February 2010.

+ ‘La ardiente historia de Davecat y su mujer de silicona (The ardent history of Davecat and his silicone wife)’; article written by Felipe Castro, La Nación Domingo, Chile. Published July 2010.

+ ‘Meet the iDollators (Part I / Part II)’; article written by Amisha Surani, Best magazine, England. Published August 2010.

+ ‘Man Has $6,500 Love Doll “Reincarnated”’; article written by Natalie O’Neill, Asylum, United states. Published October 2010.

+ ‘Een Realdoll kan niet vreemdgaan (A Realdoll can’t cheat)’; article written by Rebecca Have, VrouwOnline, The Netherlands. Published November 2010.

+ ‘Davecat: Man Marries Robot’; podcast hosted by Don Recuero and Diana Sparx, Mindcore, United states. Published January 2011.

+ ‘Married To A Doll‘; segment by Adam Pray for The Learning Channel television programme My Strange Addiction, United states. Aired January 2011.

+ ‘Synthetic Family‘; segment by Becky Hoey for The Learning Channel television programme My Strange Addiction: Still Addicted?, United states. Aired June 2011.

+ ‘Synthetik Love: A Modern Love Story‘; documentary by Ashley Miller, United states. Published April 2012.

+ ‘The Mechanical Bride‘; documentary by Allison de Fren, United states. Released April 2012.

+ ‘In Praise of iDollatry: An Interview with Davecat and Sidore’; article written by Dan Oudshoorn, On Journeying with those in Exile, Canada. Published September 2012.

+ ‘Fetish Study: Dolls, Mannequins, and Statues‘; article written by greatapethoughts, Great Ape Thoughts, United states. Published January 2013.

+ ‘Going inside the mind of Davecat, the man in love with his RealDoll ‘; article written by Britta Bowles, Selected writings, United states. Published May 2013.

+ ‘Tea Time with Davecat: Shouting to Hear the Echoes (Part One)‘; article written by Danielle Boachie, Womancipation Proclamation, United states. Published June 2013.

+ ‘Married to a Doll: Why One Man Advocates Synthetic Love‘; article written by Julie Beck, The Atlantic, United states. Published August 2013.

+ ‘Davecat tells how he married a RealDoll named Sidore Kuroneko‘; article written by Rebecca Sullivan, news.com.au, Australia. Published October 2013.

+ ‘Tea Time with Davecat: Shouting to Hear the Echoes (Part Two)‘; article written by Danielle Boachie, Womancipation Proclamation, United states. Published October 2013.

+ ‘Sex-Puppe: Dave braucht keine echten Frauen‘; segment by Hans Huebner for RTL television programme Explosiv, Germany. Aired November 2013.

+ ‘Silicone Love: Davecat’s Life with a Synthetic Wife and Mistress‘; article written by Roc Morin, VICE, United states. Published January 2014.

+ ‘Love Dolls’; article written by Sofija Stefanovic, The Lifted Brow, Australia. Published March 2014.

+ ‘El matrimonio de Davecat y Sidore Kuroneko visto desde los ojos de la muñeca (The marriage of Davecat and Sidore Kuroneko seen through the eyes of the Doll)’; article written by Sam Schneider, ZoomNews, Spain. Published March 2014.

+ The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology AND The Human Touch; book written by Bertalan Meskó, MD, PhD. Published by Webicina Kft., Hungary, September 2014.

+ ‘Exclusive Interview With Davecat‘; article written by Miss Metaverse, Futurist Miss Metaverse, United states. Published January 2015.

+ ‘Sex, Love, and Robots‘; article written by Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Reason.com, United states. Published March 2015.

+ ‘Episode #2 – Davecat‘; podcast interview by Dr Paul Salvatori and Jordan Randall, The Dark Room, Canada. Aired January 2016.

+ ‘Os presento a mis dos esposas… de plástico (I present my two plastic spouses…)’; article written by Alba Muñoz, Papel, Spain. Published August 2016.

+ ‘A Girl of Ivory‘; podcast interview by Nick van der Kolk, Love + Radio, United states. Aired September 2016.

+ ‘«Меня всегда привлекали искусственные вещи»: Интервью с человеком, женатым на своей секс-кукле (“I was always attracted to artificial things”: Interview with a man married to his sex doll)’; article written by Andrey Pisarev, FURFUR, Russia. Published December 2016.

+ The Age of Perversion: Desire and Technology in Psychoanalysis and Culture; book written by Danielle Knafo and Rocco Lo Bosco. Published by Routledge, United states, 2016.

+ ‘Love Doll Buyer’s Guide: How to Find Your Ideal Synthetic Lover‘; article written by Jenna Owsianik, Future of Sex, United states. Published January 2017.

+ ‘Maschinen-Sex – Von Robo-Ehen und elektrischen Liebhabern‘ (Robot marriages and electric lovers – How will artificial intelligence change our relationships?); podcast interview by Jennifer Rieger, Deutschlandradio Kultur, Germany. Aired April 2017. Transcript in English is here.

+ ‘Rise of the sex robots‘; video segment by Jenny Kleeman and Tom Silverstone, The Guardian, United Kingdom. Published April 2017.

+ ‘Episode 2: Davecat‘; video segment by Julia Gorbach and Carla Tramullas for the interactive online series The Dig, United states. Released May 2017.

+ ‘One Cool Davecat: A Hard Left Turn‘; podcast interview by Dick Wound & minimus maximus, Off the Cuffs, United states. Aired August 2017.

+ ‘My Wife is a Real Doll. Literally!‘; podcast interview by Sunny Megatron & Ken Melvoin-Berg, American Sex, United states. Aired October 2017.

+ ‘Episode 53 – DaveCat‘; podcast interview by BakjiBen & Floss, #ProudToBeKinky Podcast, United states. Aired November 2017.

+ ‘Episode 4 – Relationships‘; segment by Jelle Brandt Corstius for VPRO television programme Robo sapiens, Netherlands. Aired November 2017.

+ ‘Si mi mujer se va, hago mi vida con un robot sexual’ (‘If my wife leaves, I make my life with a sex robot’); article written by Ana María Velásquez Durán, El Tiempo, Colombia. Published December 2017.

+ ‘Silicone Selves: On The Aesthetics of Silicone Women‘; article written by Taylore Scarabelli, Vestoj, United states. Published February 2018.

+ ‘Davecat on ollut seksinuken kanssa 17 vuotta – “Hänessä on kaikki naisen hyvät puolet ilman huonoja”‘ (‘Davecat has been together with a sex doll for 17 years — “She has all the good aspects of a woman without the bad ones”‘); video segment by Jaro Asikainen and Turkka Korkiamäki, Yle, Finland. Published March 2018.

+ ‘Vive con su esposa, su novia y una amiga, todas muñecas sexuales’ (‘Life with his wife, his girlfriend and a friend, all sex dolls’); article written by Samuel Losada Iriarte, Infobae, Argentina. Published April 2018.

+ ‘Pensavo fosse un calesse‘ (‘It is love, and not a thing’); article written by Giuseppe Genna, Il Primo Amore, Italy. Published May 2018.

+ ‘デトロイトに住むラブドールのオーナー、その「日本オタク度」がすごかった‘ (‘The owner of Love Doll living in Detroit, his “Japanese otaku degree” was amazing’); article written by Yohtaro Hamada, The Asahi Shimbun Globe+, Japan. Published October 2018.

+ ‘Where Do Our Sex Bots Go After We Die?‘; article written by Madison Medeiros, Medium, United states. Published November 2018.

+ ‘Sex Doll Brothels Expand The Market For Synthetic Partners‘; article written by Mark Hay, Forbes, United states. Published November 2018.


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