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Date registered: May 10, 2015

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  1. Episode 062: Sinclair Sexsmith — September 22, 2017
  2. Sweet and Rough: Queer Smut by Sinclair Sexsmith — September 19, 2017
  3. Episode 61: Sweet and Rough — September 17, 2017
  4. What the Pageist Did in August 2017 — September 2, 2017
  5. Gynecologist Appointments and Sexual Assault — August 26, 2017

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Sep 22 2017

Episode 062: Sinclair Sexsmith

Episode the sixty-second; wherein the Pageist discusses consent, feminism and just why so much erotic writing is so bad with author Sinclair Sexsmith. .43 Intro and Announcements: I’ll be teaching a class on lucid dreaming for otherwise impossible sexual fantasies at Eroticon in March! My bio will eventually appear on this page. From the endlessly …

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Sep 19 2017

Sweet and Rough: Queer Smut by Sinclair Sexsmith

[This is the text of the book review from episode 61.] The book this week is Sinclair Sexsmith’s Sweet and Rough: Queer Smut. I got this as a bonus for supporting Sinclair’s Patreon. So I paid for it…sort of. I read the first story and immediately went to get a copy to send to my …

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Sep 17 2017

Episode 61: Sweet and Rough

Episode the sixty-first; wherein the Pageist marvels at the wonders of hormones and 3D model clitorises. The book reviewed is Sweet and Rough: Queer Smut by Sinclair Sexsmith. .44 Intro and Announcements: Thank you to all of my patrons–you make the show happen! Mwah! Big, huge hugs to the newest supporter, Dedria! Two new Facebook …

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Sep 02 2017

What the Pageist Did in August 2017

Podcast Episodes Episode 58: Reviews of two novels by Francoise Sagan: Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile. The text of the reviews are in this post. Episode 59: Jillian Keenan, freelance journalist and author of Sex with Shakespeare (which is fantastic and you should read it) came on the show for an interview about spanking, …

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Aug 26 2017

Gynecologist Appointments and Sexual Assault

[CW: sexual assault] I’ve had six pap smears and one colposcopy. Seven times speculums have been introduced into my body. The colposcopy (which is to test for HPV after an abnormal smear result) was done under anaesthetic, due to the pain involved during regular exams. So I can remember six glorious experiences. Only one of …

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Aug 24 2017

Episode 060: Mike Merrill

Episode the Sixtieth; wherein the Pageist talks with Mike Merrill, the publicly-traded guy about power exchange, allowing strangers to make his life decisions and not filming porn. .45 Intro and Announcements: One new Facebook like: Hello to Grayson. Two new survey responses. Thank you! You can take the survey here. 2.18 Interview: In this episode …

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Aug 23 2017

A Solution for All Your Unsolicited Peen Woes

In episode 56 of my show I mentioned a writer and comedian named Sarah Benincasa. She wrote a book called Real Artists Have Day Jobs. Awhile back on Instagram she posted a photo of her entry on WikiFeet, which is an open source wiki for images of celebrities’ feet. A couple people were appalled and …

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Aug 17 2017

Episode 059: Jillian Keenan

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Episode the fifty-ninth; wherein the Pageist talks with author and spanking enthusiast Jillian Keenan about spanking, Shakespeare, consent and all sorts of other things. .45 Intro and Announcements: Hello and a big welcome to the new Patreon supporter, Devan! Angola, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belize Jim liked the Facebook page. Hiiiiii, Jim! Two very positive survey …

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Aug 15 2017

Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan

  This is the text of the book reviews from episode fifty-eight. This episode’s book reviews are two novels by Francoise Sagan. Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile. The versions I read were both in one edition by Penguin Modern Classics, translated by Heather Lloyd in 2013. These are the unexpurgated versions of the books. …

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Aug 10 2017

Episode 058: Two Novels by Francoise Sagan

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Episode the fifty-eighth; Wherein the Pageist returns from an unplanned break with a revolutionary idea about what to do with all the unsolicited peen going around and remembers that morality is highly subjective. The books reviewed this episode are Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan. Intro and Announcements: Thank you, everyone for …

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Jul 10 2017

Anxiety, Indecision and the Looming Spectre of Death

[CW: suicide, depression] I’ve taken a break from all the work I haven’t been doing to write this, in the hope it’ll help get some of it out of my system. This post has a little to do with kink, tangentially, but if you’re looking for something hot and sexy, it’s not going to be …

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Jul 01 2017

What the Pageist Did in June 2017

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Patreon The Monthly Greeting was about the Roman Goddess Juno–where we get the name for the month of June. The Roman’s were kinky… If you want to know why I say that you’ll have to support the Patreon. The Poetry for Patrons in June was from one of my favourite Victorian writings–The Pearl. It was …

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Jun 30 2017

Episode 057: Cooper S. Beckett Returns

Episode the Fifty-Seventh; Wherein the Pageist welcomes Cooper S. Beckett back to the show and they talk about his newest book, Approaching the Swingularity, as well as pegging, male bisexuality and more. .45 Intro and Announcements: Thank you for all the kind wishes about Walter’s health. He’s doing well and is mostly bored at the …

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Jun 22 2017

Episode 056: Brain Tumours and Real Artists

Real Artists Have Day Jobs Sara Benincasa

Episode the fifty-sixth; Wherein the Pageist has a big, scary announcement and offers up two very brief book reviews. .45 Intro and Announcements: Listeners in new countries–the Bahamas, Hungary and Lithuania. Swingset.fm is a swanky bunch of shows–check it out. Eventually I’ll be over there, technology cooperating. Thank you to my Patreon supporters for making …

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Jun 21 2017

Small Favors Deluxe Hardcover Edition by Colleen Coover

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[This is the text of the book review from episode 55.] This episode’s review is of Small Favors by Colleen Coover, published by Limerence Press. Unlike some of the books I review I did not receive this one for free—I’ve purchased this book many times, in fact. First, I bought each of the separate comic …

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Jun 20 2017

Unforeseen Circumstances

This week’s podcast episode & posts will be delayed due to a family medical emergency. Many thanks to the staff and doctors at John Radcliffe Hospital & the NHS for their caring, thorough attention. Regularly scheduled programming will resume… when it does. We don’t have all test results or a diagnosis yet.

Jun 18 2017

The Things We Wish For: A Cautionary Tale

At eleven pm last night, as I was finally settling down in my too hot bed (because they don’t really do A/C in England), after being awake thirty-two hours (because I have a terrible time sleeping) there began fireworks. On a June 17… It wasn’t a long display, but immediately after, live music kicked off. …

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Jun 17 2017

Episode 055: Small Favors

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Episode the fifty-fifth; Wherein the Pageist expresses gratitude for community, friends and the best listeners in the world. The book reviewed is Small Favors: the definitive girly porno collection by Colleen Coover. .45 Intro and Announcements: The show has a new Patreon supporter! Effusive thanks to Dave! 1.48 My Submissive Life: People I’m grateful for–the …

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Jun 15 2017

All the Smaller For It: Kink as Orientation & Nonsexual Kink

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All the Smaller For It a.k.a. Everyone Doesn’t Have to Experience Relationships the Way You Do This week hasn’t been so swift, as my Mother likes to say when she doesn’t feel good. ‘I don’t feel so swift.’ I started Monday morning being compared to a rapist and pedophile for being kinky. Here’s what happened. …

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Jun 13 2017

Approaching the Swingularity by Cooper S. Beckett

[This is the text of the book review from episode 54, which includes a reading of one of the steamy scenes.] This episode’s book review is Approaching the Swingularity: Tales of Swinging and Polyamory in Paradise by Cooper S. Beckett. I received this book for free and Coop runs swingset.fm, but I auditioned to read …

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