Ed Strong started running a radical left blog which soon became an authoritative source for alternative journalism. His site was an antidote against right-wing tub-thumping media.
By 2006 he had over twenty million regular visitors.
But he was restless. He’d always had a low boredom threshold. Continuous editing of rather turgid left-wing prose became increasingly tiresome.
He started to mix politics and erotica. He felt that leftists were far too pompous. It was time to lighten up.
At around the same time he began putting some of his experimental writing online. It appeared to be random thoughts, aphorisms, concepts.
But by writing a lot, followed by strict editing, he condensed his ideas. It was a distillation of his prose work.
By 2011 the ‘sex side’ had become so popular that he started a stand-alone website called ‘Sex Porn Erotica’. It currently has over a million visitors a month.
He has his creative side on a separate website, ed-strong.com.