Episode 202 – Pop Goes the Kinkster

Description of Show

A few months ago the local news weekly, The Stranger, sent a reporter over to our show to do a story about us and other kinky online educational resources from the Seattle area, and thus was the first time we met Matt. He is a sweet guy that did a great write up about our show, so we have invited him back to have a talk with us about how kink culture and pop culture sometimes interact (as sometimes doesn’t). Always fun to hear from matt!

Show Notes

  • A listener letter asking about bar etiquette. The guys talk about extending yourself to others at the bar…verbally that is! More information about bar etiquette can be found in a past episode of the pup’s podcast – Ungagged 4: The Devil is in the Details.
  • Our guest Matt Baume talks about his relationship to the kink community as a journalist who is an advocate of kink from outside the kink community.
  • How does kink and pop culture link up? We talk about different examples in gaming (Ironbull), in movies (Secretary), and in music (Madonna…duh!)

About Our Guest

Matt Baume makes his third visit to the NoSafeWord podcast! Matt is a Seattle-based writer, storyteller, and video maker whose work focuses on LGBT issues, nerds, and anything that is strange and wonderful.

Matt hosts the podcast The Sewers of Paris, where gay men share stories about the entertainment that changed their lives. He is the author of the book Defining Marriage and hosts a podcast of the same name where he and his partner joke and chat about queer issues.

He is currently working on a project called Playing With Pride, featuring personal stories about what happens when queer culture and game culture collide. You can get in touch @mattbaume on Twitter, and check out his YouTube channel for weekly videos about LGBT issues.

Sponsor

Mr. S Leather Co.

This episode sponsored by: Mr. S Leather. For this episode we feature the Champion Singlet

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