Tag Archive: BDSM

May 23 2017

Episode 052: Decoding Your Kink

Decoding Your Kink book cover

Episode the fifty-second; Wherein the Pageist seems to have become an adult at some point, meditates on the importance of finding your place and learns about her personal erotic myth. The book reviewed is Decoding Your Kink: Guide to Explore, Share and Enjoy Your Wildest Sexual Desires by Galen Fous. .45 Intro and Announcements: The …

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Dec 13 2016

Sexual Outsiders

[This is the text of the book review from episode 34.] This week’s review is Sexual Outsiders: Understanding BDSM Sexualities and Communities by David M Ortmann and Richard A. Sprott. This was an interesting read. The authors are therapists who see patients who identify as kinky or who want help integrating the kinky aspects of …

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Nov 06 2016

50 Shades of BS: What the Media Gets Wrong about Kink

[A slightly different/condensed version of this piece is in episode 28 of my podcast. The episode covers the best portrayals of kink in film and some of the worst, as well as this writing.] [Secondary note: I use ‘top’ and ‘bottom’ rather than saying ‘top/D-type’ ‘bottom/s-type’ every time. Substitute the title most applicable to you.] …

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Oct 25 2016

Life, Leather and the Pursuit of Happiness

[This is the text of the book review from episode 27 of the podcast. It includes notes in brackets of information I’ve learned since the episode aired and I gained access to internet at home i.e. internet that didn’t block certain sites, keeping me from sharing as much information as possible.] This episode’s book review …

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Oct 19 2016

Episode 027: Life Leather and Happiness

Episode the Twenty-Seventh; Wherein the pageist settles into her new home, adapts to a new way of life and learns all about Leather in all its forms. The book reviewed this episode is Life, Leather and the Pursuit of Happiness: Life, History and Culture in the Leather/BDSM/Fetish Community by Steve Lenius. .51 Intro and Announcements: …

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May 31 2016

Different Loving and Different Loving Too

In the previous episode of the podcast I reviewed the classic Different Loving: The World of Sexual Dominance and Submission by William Brame, Gloria Brame and Jon Jacobs, as well as the follow up, Different Loving Too: Real People, Real Lives, Real BDSM by Dr Gloria Brame and William Brame. This is the text of …

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Oct 09 2015

New Tokyo Decadence — The Slave

Rinako Hirasawa has known she was a masochist since she was in high school when her pervy maths teacher would tie her up and make her answer algebra questions and humiliate her. She worked in S/M clubs at university where she topped men. And she was good at it because she knew what pain and …

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Sep 01 2015

30 Days of Kink Day 1: Introductions

Welcome to September! If you’re in the northern hemisphere the heat will stop trying to kill you soon. If you’re in the southern hemisphere, hang on because it’s just cranking up. I’ll be out of town for a week or so, visiting friends in New Orleans, then recovering from being social and travelling–both activities I …

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Jul 24 2015

Little Deaths

Little Deaths is a collection of three short horror films—the first and third have BDSM as a main component and the middle one…the less said about that one the better. House and Home A well-to-do couple picks up homeless women and has sadistic sex with them after verbally degrading them over a nice meal. This …

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Jun 12 2015

Thoughts on Secretary: Then and Now

When Secretary was released in 2002 I was immediately intrigued (because the idea of being someone’s secretary greatly appealed). I remember liking it immensely upon first viewing, though for the life of me I can’t recall if it was in a cinema or on DVD. I do remember renting the DVD from Netflix and watching …

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May 29 2015

Kink

Kink.com is the world’s most well-known producer of BDSM pornography. It was founded in 1997 by Peter Acworth and is currently run out of the San Francisco Armory in California. In 2013 James Franco produced a documentary about the company. (Franco had to coax director Christina Voros into making the film, apparently.) After watching this I …

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