The Spectator. But he was really good at having sex, and he did everything too. Right or wrong your still dead. Not everyone stays the snivelling, tearful wretches you see at your funeral parlour - some of us move beyond that and develop the ability to talk about it in hard and dispassionate ways that don't please everyone.
A 'cheap thrill' is just one motivation. Other times, I remember calling his office to find out what country he was in. Cardinals and bishops and directors of seminaries could insist on frank discourse on the matter.