Mapping the God of Sperm

SpermKingRachel Lehmann-Haupt writes in Newsweek:

It’s a crisp fall day in Northville, Mich., a small suburb of Ann Arbor, and Kirk Maxey, a soft-spoken, graying baby boomer with a classic square jaw, is watching his 12-year-old son chase a soccer ball toward the goal. Maxey is doing what he does every Saturday, along with hundreds of other family men and women across the country, but he’s not your average soccer dad.

Maxey, 51, happens to be one of the most prolific sperm donors in the country.

Between 1980 and 1994, he donated at a Michigan clinic twice a week. He’s looked at the records of his donations, multiplied by the number of individual vials each donation produced, and estimated the success of each vial resulting in a pregnancy. By his own calculations, he concluded that he is the biological father of nearly 400 children, spread across the state and possibly the country.woman ovulating this morning. Can you be here in a half hour?’ “

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4 Responses to Mapping the God of Sperm

  1. jimmyjames2 December 17, 2009 at 7:07 am #

    so this dude jacked off 2 times a week for 14 years… bet his forearms are pretty strong, now. not sure how he explained this to the neighbors. he how is it going? great, just whacked off for the 947th time and running out of good pornos. Got any??

  2. mutterhals December 17, 2009 at 11:07 am #

    …dad?

  3. Anonymous December 17, 2009 at 4:41 pm #

    Sperm banks must be overflowing in this economy.

  4. radiac December 17, 2009 at 12:41 pm #

    Sperm banks must be overflowing in this economy.

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