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The Pageist - BDSM & Sex-Positive Book Reviews

The Pageist is a podcast about books on BDSM and other forms of non-traditional sexual expression and relationships. Books reviewed include fiction, non-fiction and graphic novels; range from classics to contemporary works and feature topics like ethical non-monogamy, sex work, gender issues, kink and the science of sex. Authors, sex educators and experienced kinksters make occasional appearances, as well.
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Now displaying: February, 2018
Feb 22, 2018

Episode the seventy-seventh; wherein the Pageist talks silicone sex toys–the process of making them and the hows, whats, and wherefores–with Kenton from Funkit Toys.

.45 Intro and Announcements:

  • Use the code pageist and get 25% off on Circlet.com ‘Erotica for Geeks’. The code is good until the end of March.
  • They also have a current call for submissions for asexual romance, the particulars of which are here. Bookmark their calls for submissions page and keep up with what they’re looking for here.
  • New countries! Bosnia and Herzegovina, Puerto Rico, Morocco
  • There has been some correspondence from some very kind people–the show was called ‘delightfully nerdy’, which warmed my heart.

4.06 Interview:

1.17.05 Closing Remarks:

Feb 12, 2018

Episode the seventy-sixth; wherein the Pageist talks with writer and mental health advocate, JoEllen Notte about depression and relationships.

.45 Intro and Announcements:

  • Welcome and hello to the newest Patron, Richard!
  • Someone left a comment about the show on the Podbean app. Thank you!
  • Round one of voting for Smut Marathon is open (until February 17).
  • Get 25% off by using the code pageist at Circlet.com (good until the end of March 2018).

3.30 Interview:

1.00.21 Closing Remarks:

  • Thank you for tuning in!
  • In the next episode I’ll be interviewing Kenton from Funkit about silicone sex toys–how they’re made and what to look for.
  • Support the show through PayPal!
  • Support the show and site on Patreon and get bonus content each month!
  • Like The Pageist on Facebook, follow on Twitter, Tumblr, Goodreads, Quora, Medium, and Instagram and join the Fetlife group.
  • You can also subscribe to the website through the email form in the sidebar.
  • Subscribe to the iTunes feed here. You can also rate the show in iTunes, which would be much appreciated!
  • The libsyn feed is here and can be used in your favourite podcast feed reader.
  • All episodes can be heard in an embedded player on this page.
Feb 5, 2018

Episode the seventy-fifth, wherein the Pageist talks to Master Jon about books for a general audience that can benefit people into power exchange and a power exchange style based on the samurai code.

.45 Intro and Announcements:

  • Thank you and hello to the newest Patron, Stanton!
  • The show has been heard in Kazakhstan.
  • We have a new Facebook like–hello to Nickie!
  • Thank you in a big way to the survey responder. If you’d like to fill in the survey (it’s anonymous) you may do so here.

3.00 Interview:

  • Master Jon joins the show to talk about books written for a general audience that can benefit people interested in power exchange. We also discuss a power exchange style based on the samurai.
  • Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
  • Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
  • Ideals of the samurai: writings of Japanese warriors by William Wilson-Gregory Lee – Ohara, Black Belt Books – 1982
  • Bushido: the warrior’s code by Inazo Nitobe – Ohara Publications – 1983
  • The book of five rings by Musashi Miyamoto-William Wilson(tr) – Shambhala Publications – 2012
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu -James Clavell(tr) – Delacorte Press – 1983
  • I also enjoyed Thomas Cleary’s translation of The Art of War
  • Analects by Confucius -Edward Slingerland(tr) – Hackett Pub. Co. – 2003
  • One small step can change your life: the kaizen way by Robert Maurer – Workman – 2004
  • On Fet: LifeLessOrdinary
  • He will also be teaching at Beyond Leather in Florida in April if you’d like to say hello.

42.53 Closing Remarks:

  • Thank you for tuning in!
  • In the next episode I’ll be interviewing JoEllen Notte about mental health and sexuality.
  • Support the show through PayPal!
  • Support the show and site on Patreon and get bonus content each month!
  • Like The Pageist on Facebook, follow on Twitter, Tumblr, Goodreads, Quora, Medium, and Instagram and join the Fetlife group.
  • You can also subscribe to the website through the email form in the sidebar.
  • Subscribe to the iTunes feed here. You can also rate the show in iTunes, which would be much appreciated!
  • The libsyn feed is here and can be used in your favourite podcast feed reader.
  • All episodes can be streamed or downloaded from an embedded player on this page.
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