French Kissing, so named because the French were thought to be more passionate in the 1900’s, is a strange thing to observe. Clinically speaking, it’s not that sexy. In high school I had a friend who french kissed a boy’s nose. Granted the nose was a honker so in the dark it was an easy mistake to make, but still. The fact that she couldn’t tell the difference gives a good indication of how unsexy french kissing can be with the wrong person.
Bad kissing, and bad french kissing in particular, is no rare phenomenon. I think we all remember Brad the Bad Kisser:
Or this incredibly disturbing kiss:
My point? I saw a lackluster french kissing scene between one very handsome gay actor and one incredibly emaciated red-haired actress. Obviously, I didn’t buy the romance. And that just got to me to thinking about french kissing and how tricky it can be. So, I’m bring back the old-fashioned movie kiss – just one long kiss with no room for error.
Here are some old and new examples of kisses that work: