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Now displaying: July, 2015
Jul 31, 2015

Welcome Back Perverts! There’s been a whirlwind of activity around here and personally I’m damn excited about what we’ve got for you. Today’s show is in five parts; Ginger and the Professor visit a bar with an on-location Intellectual Foreplay to discuss ways of addressing labels and norms within groups, Michelle Renee arranges an Independence [...]

Jul 28, 2015

We’re joined by Kate Kulzick from Sound on Sight‘s Hannibal podcast This is Our Design joins us to discuss the rise of The Great Red Dragon, as Miko completes her summer walkabout in a vacation home with poor wifi. Cooper is a bit jarred by the transition from pretentious seventies foreign film first half of [...]

Jul 27, 2015

Do white rocks in front of a house in the suburbs mean there might be swingers inside? Believe it or not, this is still a question we get, without fail, every month or so. This way of picking out swingers is a part of our history. Then history became legend. Legend became myth. And along with so many ideas about swinging, open relationships, and sexuality, they became part of the rich folklore that has accompanied our favorite past-time. We discuss swinger history and sexual folklore with guestDr. Jeana Jorgensen.

Jul 23, 2015

We took over Otto’s Shrunken Head on June 11th! Ericka Hart, Sexual Health Educator, Performing Artist, and Photographer joins the Pussy Posse and Mandarin Moon-Fly graces us with her wonderful Go-Go skill! We discuss summertime sex preparedness (and you can never be too prepared, period sex shenanigans, places to have sex in NYC, back rubs [...]

Jul 21, 2015

An episode that could very well be the series finale, as it brings us all the way up to the beginning of the Thomas Harris novels (excluding Hannibal Rising). The Italy portion of this season comes to a close, as does Mason Verger’s story line. This episode brings us some of the most bizarre and [...]

Jul 20, 2015

Recently, our own United States of America had a watershed moment. An injustice so deeply ingrained into what we've called society, what we've called family, what we've called "real and respectable” with one fell swoop, became righted as a matter of not just public policy, but as law.

The Supreme Court's decision on Obergefell v. Hodges granted marriage equality for all persons, and while the rest of the country's legal structure catches up to the new reality, we're seeing a vocal minority of polyamorous people... and a surprising amount of popular media address the possibility of multiple partner marriage… Poly marriage.

We welcome Cunning Minx back to the Swingset, where she and Dylan step on their soap boxes and bring up Justice Roberts’ dissent’s thoughts on a plural marriage slippery slope, Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion based on fundamental rights instead of the expected equal protection. We discuss what marriage is anyway and what it represents between us as people, us as the government, and us and our beliefs. We look at where polyamorous groupings and families are vulnerable and what marriage, or a set of contracts granting protection, or possibly an incorporation would do to protect them.

Also… we discuss why we’re in the “Reefer Madness” stage of the general public recognizing what polyamory is.

Some articles that might interest you since they informed our discussion (for better or worse… THANKS MEDIA):

http://thefederalist.com/2015/07/06/polyamory-is-bad-for-kids-polyamorists-and-society/#disqus_thread

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/07/case-against-polygamy/397823/?utm_source=SFFB

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2015/07/10/heres-why-people-are-arguing-over-whether-polygamy-is-the-next-gay-marriage-debate/

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2015/06/is_polygamy_next_after_gay_marriage_chief_justice_roberts_obergefell_dissent.html

Jul 17, 2015

We took over Otto’s Shrunken Head on May 7th and brought The Frisky Fairy into the Pussy Possy and welcomed back Sweet Lorraine for some extra sweet go-go action! We discuss how Millennials are constantly ruining and complicating things by taking, super simple scissoring, and making it into something called “tribbing”. Millenials. Also, we host [...]

Jul 14, 2015

Everything comes to a head in Florence, as Hannibal’s time there is nearly at an end. Bedilia puts her drug and confusion filled plan into effect, Mason, Margot, & Alana go to plan B, and Will is briefly reunited with Jack, before getting to the reunion we’ve all been waiting for. All on this episode [...]

Jul 13, 2015

We all go on dates. Maybe it's a play date with another sexy couple. Maybe it's a romantic getaway with a partner we only see every couple months. Maybe it's a night of taking off your clothes and cleaning someone's apartment for them while they watch you barely contain your excitement. We all date, and we all eventually have other relationships, people we're making a life with, other people we're fucking, maybe a daddy, and while what we're doing is ultimately our business, we still want to do right by and be right with the people we choose to call our people.

We discuss how hard it is to manage multiple relationships and that respecting multiple people simultaneously while developing new relationships takes skill, mindfulness, presence, and lots of communication of expectations, needs and considarations.

Jul 12, 2015

The veil is lifting, and Cooper believes that the acceptance of bisexual males is becoming more commonplace. He has his fingers crossed. This is the work-in-progress podcast version of the audiobook My Life on the Swingset: Adventures in Swinging & Polyamory written by Cooper S. Beckett. Buy the ebook, paperback, or uncut and commercial free [...]

Jul 8, 2015

We've all been in situations that we were really... REALLY eager to be in.... then realize in the moment maybe we don't want to be in this particular situation but you like everyone involved and you don't want to spoil the mood, and you want to step back gracefully and disengage. We discuss learning how to get a handle on your own emotions both in the moment and after, we relay some of our strategies in communicating lack of enthusiasm for the act without accidentally conveying lack of enthusiasm for the person, and take care of some "business".

Jul 7, 2015

The tragic hubris of Inspector Pazzi comes to a head in an episode that gave us severe déjà vu from the film version of Hannibal. We lament that his story was rather brief, and a single line change from the text leads Cooper down a complaint path to Watchmen. In the mean time Will and Chiyoh [...]

Jul 5, 2015

“I don’t want to swing anymore.” The feeling can come up for everybody. This is how to work your way through that, and reboot. This is the work-in-progress podcast version of the audiobook My Life on the Swingset: Adventures in Swinging & Polyamory written by Cooper S. Beckett. Buy the ebook, paperback, or uncut and [...]

Jul 3, 2015

Greetings Perverts! Today we have a three part show! TheTrojanKitten finally gives into my wish and tells us her bad OKCupid Date I call, “Don’t start a date by telling someone you’re a pathological Liar”. Dirty Lola tells The Frisky Fairy and me her Sexual Superhero Origin Story, and I get some angst out about [...]

Jul 2, 2015

Sex Ed. A Go-Go once again takes over over Otto’s Shrunken Head and invites The Domster and Wali from the I’m Black He’s White podcast and awesome Bonita Boogie into the Pussy Posse! We have a long and hard conversation about the honest truth about coconut oil, we fall into horrible Marlon Brando impressions, we [...]

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