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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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May 17, 2017

Episode the forty-ninth; Wherein the Pageist talks about health and kink–sexual health, mental health and physical health. Just, all the health.

.53 Intro and Announcements:

9.27 Segment One: Kink and Sexual Health:

23.11 Segment Two: When Your Brain Tries to Ruin Your Kink

35.19 Segment Three: When Your Body is Not a Wonderland

41.04 Closing Remarks:

  • Thank you for tuning in!
  • In the next episode I’ll be reviewing two books by Georges Bataille: Story of the Eye and L’Abbe C
  • Support the show and site on Patreon!
  • 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!
  • All episodes can be heard in an embedded player on this page.
Jan 19, 2017

Episode the thirty-ninth; wherein the Pageist needs a bit of a break from the world and its nonsense. Recent world events have finally taken their toll.

Two episodes will be up next week.

.48 The Talking Bit

Next Week

Oct 26, 2016

Episode the Twenty-Eighth; Wherein the Pageist explores the good, the bad and the sexy things that happen when kink is portrayed on film.

.49 Intro & Announcements:

4.29 Part 1: Representation & Getting the Bad Out of the Way:

(Apologies to the filmmakers for calling your work bad)

11.42 Part 2: 50 Shades of Bullshit–What all media gets wrong about kink

  • Secretary (recap/review–spoilers be here!)

17.24 Part 3: The Good & the Sexy

25.00 Closing Remarks:

  • Thank you for tuning in!
  • In the next episode I’ll be reviewing either My Dad Wrote a Porno or My Life on the Swingset.
  • Like The Pageist on Facebook, follow on Twitter, Tumblr, Goodreads and join the Fetlife group.
  • You can also subscribe to this 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!
  • Subscribe, stream or download from libsyn here. All episodes are available in a pop out player on this page.
Jul 22, 2016

Episode the Eighteenth; Wherein The Pageist is utterly baffled by recent decisions made on the largest kink website in the world, Fetlife, and offers a solution.

0.50 Intro:

  • Ugh.
  • Fetlife has gone to invite-only rather than open registration.
  • Ugh.

1.05 Topic 1 Bad Idea is Bad:

6.29 Topic 2 Invites & Community:

11.50 Topic 3 Why I Do the Show & How Fet Is Involved:

  • Kink Fixed Me: An essay I wrote a few months after joining FL about the incredibly positive changes discovering BDSM had made in my life.
  • Perverted Podcast: The first podcast about kink I found. I highly recommend it.

22.08 Closing Remarks:

  • Thank you for tuning in!
  • In the next episode I'll be interviewing Nookie, the author of many books, specifically how to run a Female Led Relationship.
  • Like The Pageist on Facebook, follow on Twitter, Tumblr, Goodreads and join the Fetlife group.
  • You can also subscribe to this 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!
  • Subscribe, stream or download from libsyn here. All episodes are available in a pop out player on this page.
Jul 1, 2016

Episode the Sixteenth; Wherein the Pageist goes her own way whilst Britain attempts to do the same, (hopefully she'll have better luck). The topic is toxic masculinity and the messages that leads to rape culture and mass violence. Book reviews return next week.

 

Intro & Announcements:

Brock Turner (Toxic Masculinity & Rape Culture):

Omar Mateen (Homophobia & Misogyny):

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