Mid-Day “STRESS RELIEF” Booths For Men Now In New York…A Private Booth, With A Laptop…

Mid-Day “STRESS RELIEF” Booths For Men Now In New York…A Private Booth, With A Laptop…

It looks like New York now offers what might seem to some, a very DISTURBING service for the overly stressed man. What it offers them, is an opportunity to “relieve” themselves of any built up “tension” during their work day or stroll down the streets of New York. I’m really trying so hard to paint a picture without going there…


On Tuesday, Hot Octopuss erected what it called a “GuyFi” booth on 28th Street and 5th Avenue in New York City, where men could, in theory, go to “relieve stress.”

The company simply put a cloth over a phone booth in what amounted to a marketing gimmick. Inside was a chair and a laptop.

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Hot Octopuss was inspired by a Time Out survey, which concluded that 39% of the New York men it questioned admitted to masturbating while at work. A more expansive Glamour survey of 1,000 men in 2012 suggested 31% of its readers have done so.

Hot Octopuss created the booth so men can “take this habit out of the office and into a more suitable environment designed to give the busy Manhattan man the privacy, and the high-speed Internet connection, he deserves.”

“We may be insinuating that these booths could be used in whichever way anyone would like to ‘self soothe,’” a representative tells Mashable, “but the brand is not actively encouraging people to masturbate in public as that is an illegal offense.”

The company claims approximately 100 men used the booth on its inaugural day.

This world continues to SHOCK me…I mean, just when you thought you heard it all, you find, you haven’t heard NOTHING yet. This is disturbing, to say the least.

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