Internet heroes come and go, but the last few days have seen timelines flooded with odes to the so-called "demon twink," a gay guy who had his ass eaten out in the middle of a crowded, Britney-themed boat party. Within hours, there were calls for Ryan Murphy to direct his life story.

Aside from offering a tantalizingly horny glimpse at the possibilities of Hot Vax Summer, this viral twink has reaffirmed that rimming—also known as "ass-eating" or giving a "rim job"—is still very much in style. It's a humble sex act that has long been popular among gay male couples in particular, but the last few years have seemingly seen a rise in popularity, as indicated by a 2017 article that mused on the "gentrification of rimming."

Now, pleasure enthusiasts of all genders and sexualities are getting in on the action. "There's this myth that only gay men like rimming," explained clinical sexologist