The Pageist 072: The Cleis Press Sextionary


Episode the seventy-second; Wherein the Pageist reflects on the relationship between fantasy and reality and consults a passel of humans to write this episode’s book review. The book reviewed is The Cleis Press Sextionary.

.45 Intro and Announcements:

  • Welcome to the newest Facebook person–Ashley!
  • Thank you to the survey-responder for your kind words. If you’d like to take the brief, anonymous survey, it gives me useful info and makes my day. The link is here.
  • The show has a new Patreon supporter! Hey there Bednar! Welcome and stuff!
  • There are many exciting things coming up in the new year–including a series of interviews about sex toys–how they’re made and what to look for in body safe products for yourself or someone you care about.

3.20 My Submissive Life:

  • Currently accepting applications for a Mom/Mum in the Oxford area who wants to take care of us. Walter and I are tired.
  • Our house nearly burned down on Christmas Eve. Thank goodness for smoke alarms. We’re moving when our lease is up. So the goal of 2018 is to build the business so we can afford a decent place and moving fees.

6.42 Book Review:

41.51 Closing Remarks:

  • Thank you for tuning in!
  • In the next episode I’ll be reviewing Ask: Building Consent Culture edited by Kitty Stryker
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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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