PW 288: The collision of geeks and kink

Teresa Jusino and Pendard explain why so many sci fi content creators and fans are kinky

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Introduction

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1:00 Announcements

2:45 Geeks and Kink

Teresa Jusino and Pendard sign on as geek experts research the correlation between sci-fi geekiness and kink/BDSM proclivities. Why are so many geeks kink-friendly, and why are so many comic books and sci-fi plots kinky?

  • Are sci-fi content creators all kinky, or do the fans demand kink?
  • Why are depictions of kink in sic fi more realistic and more accepted?
  • Are creators/consumers kinkier than the average bear or just average but more willing to talk about it?
  • Four theories on the collision of geeks and kink
  • Pendard shares the kinky background of Wonder Woman; was William Marston kinky himself?
  • The top five geektastic kinky couples
  • Listener question from Graydancer: why are there more “real” geek girls out there now?
  • Geek Girl Con
  • Listener question from Justin: does the geek/kink connection have to do with intelligence?

Jusino’s article in ChinaShop Mag

35:00 Feedback

37:00 Thanks

Thanks to Sarah Elizabeth for the generous donation this week!

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4 comments to PW 288: The collision of geeks and kink

  • I just stumbled across your site last night, via GeekGirlCon, which I’ll be attending tomorrow. I certainly agree with you about the mind-melding of geek and kink. I look forward to meeting you at the con. Cunning: You have a lovely voice and I look forward to listening to future podcasts (not to mention catching up on previous ones).

  • Minx

    Great meeting you at the con! So happy we got a chance to sit down for a nice, long talk.

  • Loved the podcast! It also applies to the swinging community too. We’ve come to the conclusion that geeks are creative, and creative people tend to think outside the box (so to speak). We even have a weekly D&D game with our swinger and poly friends, hot times indeed. :)

  • Cunning Minx

    Really? That’s great to hear! I have this impression that swingers are more vanilla (a lot of swing clubs forbid kink) and not so geeky. Glad to hear that’s not the case!

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