Polyamory Weekly #35 Show Notes

The new Polyamory Weekly #35 is up!

Coming up on this week’s show: love, commitment and silliness; poly in

Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. Thanks for listening!

0:00-1:15 Introduction
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to www.scarleteen.com.

1:15-4:15 Listener mail: a sci-fi poly friendly novel and quests
A listener recommends David Weber’s Honor Harrington series as poly friendly; M writes in to describe commitment vows and how to bring in a new partner using quests. Yes, quests!

4:15-7:18 Poly in the media: The Guardian article
This balanced and fair article on polyamory from the British newspaper, The Guardian, is here.

7:18-13:30 New York Magazine article: crap
“The New Monogamy: Until Death Do Us Part… Except Every Other Friday,” is a breezy, ill-researched, shallow, sex-oriented piece by Em and Lo. [link to come]

13:30-16:35 Polygamy to blame for Paris riots
[link to come] minx comments on one French bureaucrat blaming polygamy for the Paris riots.

16:35-22:50 Philadelphia Swing Club shut down; call to action
Todd Quinones of CBS3 wrote this non-researched, sensationalist article about the closing of a Philadelphia’s Kama Sutra swinger club, violating many people’s privacy rights in the process. To write a protest letter, go to The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, write the “journalist” at quinones@cbs3.com or the studios, CBS3, 101 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, with your objectons, or call the studio at 215-238-4850 800-233-8477.

22:50-24:00 The Poly Weekly Frappr Map
Why not post yourself and a shout-out on The Poly Weekly Frappr Map. Just ‘cuz.

24:00-end Wrap-up
minx and head to minx’s conservative family for Thanksgiving. Should be fun! And stay tuned for the interview with Sean David Wright next week!

Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. And hey, why not attach an audio comment to that email? :-) Thanks for listening!

If you like the intro/outro music, check out Pacemaker Jane, a cool band out of Ohio.

Polyamory Weekly #34: November 15, 2005

The new Polyamory Weekly #34 is up!

Coming up on this week’s show: more on Mormons, strokes for the minx and an interview with Lolita Wolf, who talks about veto power, dealing with jealousy, NCSF and the Lesbian Sex Mafia.

Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. Thanks for listening!

0:00-1:35 Introduction
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to www.scarleteen.com.

1:35-Listener mail: living arrangements,
1:35 Brent comments on legal alternatives for legal rights for those living together and the interview with Stephen Elliott
3:15 R, a card-carrying, monogamous Mormon, writes in to let us know just how broad our audience is; minx comments about an upcoming interview with Sean David Wright, author of Two for One, who commented that we should ALL be so tolerant and curious about alternative lifestyles
6:35 Khayman objects to LDS polygamy being associated with polyamory
8:35Brodie calls attention to a PMM user, who calls Polyamory Weekly “crack,” and puts it above TWIT! Prrrrrr!
9:55R comments on relationship consumerism and graciously upgrades our LJ account to a paid one!

11:40-13:00 Quote
This quote from a friend’s blog resonated with me, especially with my respect for self-exploration and knowledge

13:00-14:00 A new sponsor–with poufy shirts!
Check out Jeff Mach’s Wicked Winter Renaissance Faire at www.wickedfaire.com. Saturday, February 11th, at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center.

14:00-40:40 Interview: Lolita Wolf
Lolita Wolf, a 10-year poly veteran and presenter from Kinky Kollege, talks about how she got into BDSM and poly; dealing with who sits where in the car; the issues of veto power and jealousy; and her activism with National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and the Lesbian Sex Mafia, a 25-year-old educational and social group in New York.

40:40-42:40 Wrap-up
Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. And hey, why not attach an audio comment to that email? :-) Thanks for listening!

If you like the intro/outro music, check out Pacemaker Jane, a cool band out of Ohio.

Upgraded account

Thanks to a generous listener, PW now has a paid LJ account! This means an easier web address and 14 more user icons.

So… anyone bored out there and wanna make some cool poly-friendly icons for me? [insert eye bat here]

Show Notes for Polyamory Weekly #33: November 7, 2005

The new Polyamory Weekly #33 is up!

Coming up on this week’s show: Heinlein, labels, writing erotica and a special interview with BDSM/poly-friendly author, Stephen Elliott.

Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. Thanks for listening!

0:00-1:30 Introduction
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to www.scarleteen.com.

1:30-Listener mail: Heinlein, rejection in poly dating, poly living situations,
1:30 Vannevar Morgan writes in about his issues with Heinlein and his own suggestions for poly-friendly authors as well as a few comments about labels.
3:30 Badsnake writes in about the power of a simple, “No, thanks.”
6:00 Marq comments about going in to a poly living situation with eyes wide open.
7:30 Paul and Sowren from Australia send in an audio comment! They mention Polyamory Percolations
12:25Melissa and Brandon set up a Polyamory Weekly Frappr Map. Play now if you’re bored!

13:30-17:45 Poly erotica: advice from Susie Bright’s blog
14:15 wrote in with the probably identity of the pope that died of seminal backup–see Wikipedia article here. Susie Bright references Scooter Libby’s erotic writing tour in her blog entry here; great advice for erotica writers!

17:45-18:50 Topic: Poly in the Media: polygamous Judge
The news article is here,

18:50-52:50 Interview: Stephen Elliott
Stephen Elliott, author of Happy Baby, shares his motivations for writing the novel and for his entry into BDSM, his healthy and unhealthy BDSM relationships, his recent entry into poly, his views on poly and BDSM scening, and his upcoming erotica and political essays.

52:50-end Wrap-up
Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. And hey, why not attach an audio comment to that email? :-) Thanks for listening!

If you like the intro/outro music, check out Pacemaker Jane, a cool band out of Ohio.

Where are you?

Ok, here’s something fun, thanks to Melissa and Brandon of The M & B Show: The Poly Weekly frappr map!

If you listen to PW, just click and list your location, and poof! You’ll get a dot on the PW map. Just curious; thanks for playing!

Show Notes for Polyamory Weekly #32: November 1, 2005

The new Polyamory Weekly #32 is up!

Coming up on this week’s show: poly living, poly dating, those crazy Mormons, poly dating, poly conferences, poly in the media, a poly sponsor and communication wisdom.

Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. Thanks for listening!

0:00-2:30 Introduction
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to www.scarleteen.com. And yay for the White Sox winning the World Series!

2:30-4:20 Announcements: Polyamory Weekly has its first sponsor!
Chias of Polyamory Percolations is PW’s very first sponsor; woo hoo!

4:20-Listener mail: territory in poly living arrangements, Heinlein; poly dating in tight-knit groups; Mormon polygamy
4:20 Marq wrote in and minx muses about territory in poly living arrangements
8:45 Johnbear wrote in about Heinlein as his first and only model for communal living
9:45 and minx discuss dealing with rejecting poly advances
13:55Khayman corrects some Mormon teachings regarding polygamy. He recommends Fawn M. Brodie’s “No Man Knows My History
and “Under the Banner of Heaven” for accurate histories of polygamy in the Mormon church.
15:55Brent writes in about Dr. Ruth, and minx recommends Sue Johansen as her favorite elderly sexpert.
17:15 Brodie comments on the interview.
18:00Kayman comments that the books he recommended are actually quite Mormon-friendly, although those within the church characterize them as smear campaigns.
18:30 Brian’s audio story of an older generation of poly and minx’s comments on the mass media affecting perceptions of relationship trends.

22:15-24:20 Poly in the media: a radio show on monogamy
Michael Baisden’s radio show, Love, Lust & Lies on KissFM, did a series of shows on nonmonogamy. The MP3s can be downloaded here.

24:20-29:55 Topic: Communication and argument wisdom
Thanks to K for her “random musings” on communication and arguments. So true, every one!

29:55-35:45 Announcements

35:45-end Wrap-up
Stay tuned for upcoming interviews with Susan Wright of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, Stephen Elliott and Sean David Wright.

Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. And hey, why not attach an audio comment to that email? :-) Thanks for listening!

If you like the intro/outro music, check out Pacemaker Jane, a cool band out of Ohio.

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