The Pageist 075: Master Jon


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.
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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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