Tag Archive: Non-Fiction

May 30 2017

Decoding Your Kink by Galen Fous

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{This is the text of the book review from episode 52.} This episode’s book review is Decoding Your Kink: Guide to Explore, Share and Enjoy Your Wildest Sexual Desires by Galen Fous. Whose name I hope I am pronouncing correctly. I received this book for free, but that has never stopped me from being honest …

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May 23 2017

Episode 052: Decoding Your Kink

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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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Apr 11 2017

BDSM by Ayzad (Extended Review)

This is the text version of the review from episode 48. With a bonus section at the end that wasn’t in the show. First, the part from the episode: The book this episode is BDSM: A Guide for Explorers of Extreme Eroticism by Ayzad. I received this book for free, but that isn’t going to …

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Apr 06 2017

Episode 048: BDSM by Ayzad

Episode the forty-eighth; Wherein the pageist is glad to be back, expresses gratitude for fans, and talks about why nudity is boring. The book reviewed is BDSM: A Guide for Explorers of Extreme Eroticism by Ayzad. .54 Intro & Announcements: TPOK Radio is now streaming 24/7 just like … well, radio. You can listen to …

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Feb 28 2017

Girl on the Net: How a Bad Girl Fell in Love

[This is the text of the book review from episode 45.] This week’s book review is Girl on the Net: How a Bad Girl Fell in Love by Girl on the Net. The author has a sex blog called Girl on the Net, where she writes about her fantasies and actual experiences with men in …

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Feb 23 2017

Episode 045: Girl on the Net

Episode the forty-fifth; Wherein the Pageist explains why darning socks is so fascinating and freaks out over humans. The book reviewed this episode is Girl on the Net: How a Bad Girl Fell in Love by Girl on the Net. .47 Intro & Announcements: I’d like to thank my special guest, Winter Storm Doris, for …

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Feb 21 2017

The Smart Girl’s Guide to Privacy

[This is the text of the book review from episode 44.] The book this episode is The Smart Girl’s Guide to Privacy by Violet Blue. Shortest version possible: The internet is out to steal your information and sell it to the highest bidder. Or everyone. It doesn’t even have to be the correct information. But! …

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Feb 17 2017

Episode 044: The Smart Girl’s Guide to Privacy

Episode the forty-fourth: Wherein the Pageist celebrates her second kinkiversary, goes in search of a good night’s sleep and makes an exciting announcement. The book reviewed is The Smart Girl’s Guide to Privacy by Violet Blue. .47 Intro & Announcements: The show is now in Ukraine Survey if you’d like to let me know what …

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Feb 07 2017

Sex with Shakespeare by Jillian Keenan

[This is the text of the book review from episode 42 of the show.] This week’s book is Sex with Shakespeare: Here’s Much to Do with Pain but More with Love by Jillian Keenan. I received this book as a gift from a listener who is a very kind, gentle Englishman. Thank you, friend. I …

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Feb 02 2017

Episode 042: Sex with Shakespeare

Episode the forty-second; Wherein the Pageist comes in through the library, issues a warm welcome to her guests from Malaysia and looks forward to mangling a dead language. The book this episode is Sex with Shakespeare: Here’s Much to Do with Pain, but More with Love by Jillian Keenan. .48 Intro & Announcements: One new …

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Jan 31 2017

The DIY Porn Handbook

[This is the text of the book review from episode 40.] This week’s review is The DIY Porn Handbook: A How-To Guide to Documenting Our Own Sexual Revolution by Madison Young. Before we get started I would like to say I received this book for free, but if there are any doubts about my ability …

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Jan 25 2017

Episode 040: The DIY Porn Handbook

Episode the fortieth; Wherein the Pageist discusses the impertinence of projecting one’s kinks, learns of a kinky ebook publisher and is reminded (yet again) to be kinder to herself. The book reviewed is The DIY Porn Handbook: Documenting Our Own Sexual Revolution by Madison Young .47 Intro & Announcements: Two new Facebook likes: Hellooo to …

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Jan 17 2017

Opening Up by Tristan Taormino

[This is the text of the book review from episode thirty eight.] This week’s book is Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino. Though the title is about open relationships, the book covers anything that isn’t monogamy. Opening Up is geared both towards people new to non-monogamy and people …

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Jan 12 2017

Episode 038: Opening Up

Episode the thirty-eighth; wherein the Pageist (briefly) returns to her roots, explains why your neurotransmitters LIE and shares some exciting news about the site. The book reviewed is Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino. .48 Intro & Announcements: A new Facebook follow: Welcome to Richard! And a new …

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Jan 10 2017

Real Service

[This is the text of the book review from episode 37.] This episode’s book is Real Service by Joshua Tenpenny and Raven Kaldera. Kaldera edited Paradigms of Power: Styles of Master/slave Relationships, which I reviewed in episode thirteen (and loved). Like that book, this one is also geared towards people in power exchange relationships, though …

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Jan 08 2017

Episode 37: Real Service

Episode the thirty-seventh; Wherein the Pageist registers for a conference for sexy nerds, discovers the perfect mascot for oh, so many wonderful people and shares info on a new site for the kink community. The book reviewed is Real Service by Joshua Tenpenny and Raven Kaldera. .48 Intro & Announcements: The show is now in …

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Jan 03 2017

Books You May Have Missed

[This is the text of the book reviews from episode 36, which was a recap of books I’d reviewed prior to having the podcast, grouped by genre. Some books didn’t make it onto the website so this is the first time some have been mentioned, while I’ve rethought my opinions on others.] Fiction The first …

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Dec 30 2016

Episode 036: The Pageist Talks Pre-Show Books

Episode the thirty-sixth; wherein the Pageist celebrates a year of doing the podcast and shares thoughts on the books reviewed prior to having the show. Books reviewed… quite a few. 0.48 Intro and Announcements: Two surveys! Thank you, survey-takers! If you’d like to fill in the anonymous survey and make my day, the link is …

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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 29 2016

Ethical Porn for Dicks

[This is the text of the book review from episode 32 of the podcast.] The book this episode is Ethical Porn for Dicks: A Man’s Guide to Responsible Viewing Pleasure by Dr David Ley. I received this book for free, but if you want to know if I can give a negative review about a …

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