A show that seeks to re-define the way we talk about love and sex by examining it from an anthropological perspective. Hosts Noah Michelson and Carina Kolodny begin each episode with a single question. Questions like: How will Artificial Intelligence change the future of sex? Or, what is going to a sex party really like? To find answers, they look to experts and listeners like you.
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Infamous Cheating Site Ashley Madison Is Rebranding... But Will It Work?
32:22In this week’s episode Noah & Carina chat about Ashley Madison's rebranding, as well as a new porn site that donates money every time you have an orgasm, and a Chinese artist who is hot water for filming a woman using her vagina to paint calligraphy. The episode also features an interview with Kate McCombs, a sex educator who explains why adults need sex ed as much as kids. Finally they answer listener questions – including one from a man who likes to watch peeping tom porn but wants to know if there’s a way to do it ethically. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
This New Cafe Will Offer Fellatio With Its Espresso
34:26Jonesing for some oral sex with your caffeine? Soon you'll be able to satisfy both cravings at the same time – at least if you're a straight man living in Switzerland. A new cafe is set to open by the end of the year in Geneva, where sex work is legal and regulated, and will allow patrons to order a coffee drink and then use an iPad to choose a sex worker who will perform fellatio.In this episode of the HuffPost Love + Sex Podcast, Noah & Carina chat about this new cafe and ponder exactly how much money someone should charge – or pay – for a blow job.Later, Carina interviews Jillian Keenan, the author of Sex with Shakespeare: Here's Much to Do with Pain, but More with Love, which explores Keenan’s spanking fetish and how reading the great British playwright as erotica came to her rescue while she was learning to accept and explore her own sexuality.Finally they answer listener questions, including one from a man who wants to know why he hates cuddling with his girlfriend after sex. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
People Are Flipping Out About This Store For Adult Baby Fetishes
34:09A new store that caters to people with adult baby fetishes is drawing outrage in a Chicago suburb. How does what consenting adults choose to do in their own homes with items they purchased with their own money affect anyone else? And why does our culture still have so many issues when it comes to fetishes and kink? Those are just two of the questions co-hosts Carina Kolodny & Noah Michelson tackle on the latest episode of the HuffPost Love + Sex Podcast.Elsewhere in the show, they discuss Bobby Brown's claim that he had ghost sex, chat with feminist author Jessica Valenti about her new memoir, Sex Object, and answer more listener questions. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
What The Hell Is A Sex Roulette Party?
26:23Imagine a sex party where one of the guests is HIV positive and no one knows who it is -- and no one is allowed to use protection.In this episode co-host Noah Michelson speaks with psychotherapist, sexologist and sex therapist Dr. Michael Aaron to find out more about these alleged sex roulette parties, how the story might have originated and the psychology behind people who get a thrill from sexual practices that many others might consider unorthodox or even dangerous.Elsewhere in the episode, Noah & Carina chat about some of the biggest sex headlines of the week -- including why you may never want to have sex in front your TV ever again -- and answer a few listener questions like "Is it OK to fantasize about rape?" Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Sex In Self-Driving Cars And The Week's Other Big Sex Stories
27:08On this week's Love + Sex Podcast, Noah & Carina chat about the future of vehicular sex, as well as other exciting developments in the world of love and sex, like a new bluetooth tampon, a reality TV show that will crown America's next porn superstar, and America's first penis transplant.Later on, we’re joined by Shakina Nayfack, a trans actress and performance artist, who is headed to North Carolina where she promises to protest the recent anti-queer law that was passed, by "pissing in all of the wrong bathrooms."Finally, Carina and Noah tackle a few sex and love questions, including one from a listener who wants to know if coming cleaning about cheating is a good -- or an awful idea. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
What Is Smell Dating, And Does It Work?
31:30Can you find your match, based on smell alone? In this episode, host Noah Michelson tries the new Smell Dating service to find out if it can help him find love. Producer, Katelyn Bogucki joins him on his journey, and together they explore the power of smell and its effect on love. The episode features conversations with the Smell Dating founders, Tega Brain and Sam Levine; smell dating participant, Adam Simon and Dr. Charles Wysocki, Emeritus Member of the Monell Senses Center. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Why Do Men Wear Chastity Devices?
37:00We recently received an email from a listener talking about his experiences with his chastity device, as there is a lack of information available on chastity devices. Intrigued, Noah set-out to explore the world of enforced chastity by speaking with his friend, Brian Moylan, who tried out a chastity device for a Vice article. He also speaks with the listener who wrote in and a couple who claim that a chastity device saved their marriage. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
How Is Porn Evolving To Benefit Everybody?
32:52The way sex is depicted on camera and how people can experience it is changing. Emma Gray, Executive Editor of HuffPost's Women vertical, recently collaborated with the site's multimedia team to create a stunning look at the unexpectedly vibrant female-centered world of porn thriving on Tumblr. Inspired by Tumblr's radical shift, co-hosts Carina Kolodny and Noah Michelson investigate how the porn industry is rapidly changing in other arenas too. They speak with Cindy Gallop, the founder and CEO of Make Love Not Porn, a site that features real people having real sex, and Ela Darling, one of the co-founders of VRTube.xxx and a pioneer in the burgeoning world of virtual reality porn. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
What Happens When Someone Takes A Vow Of Chastity Or Celibacy?
33:37What it means to be celibate in 2016? What can people who aren't celibate can learn about their own sex lives from those who are? Co-hosts Noah Michelson and Carina Kolodny interview a woman who recently became celibate to heal after a divorce, a woman who became celibate to help her with self-control and become closer to God and author Eve Tushnet, who wrote “Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living my Faith” and “Amends: A Novel.” She became Catholic in college and, in doing so, began a life of celibacy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.