Going to Dragon*Con? Wanna meet up with geeky sci-fi and poly folks? Come on out to the third annual Escape Pod/Poly Weekly Dragon*Con Brunch Extravaganza!
Space is limited, so please RSVP here ASAP!
When: Sunday, September 6th, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Who: all Escape Pod and Poly Weekly fans
What: pay-your-own-way brunch
Where: Gordon Biersch brew pub, 848 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA
Hope to see you all there! Working on getting a space for a Poly Weekly LIVE! episode as well… will let you know!
Gonna be at Dragon*Con? Want to meet other Poly Weekly listeners?
Come join us for the joint Escape Pod/Poly Weekly meetup this year!
Sunday, August 31st, 11:30 a.m.
Gordon Biersch BrewPub
We have the entire mezzanine level, so come on out and have coffee, eggs and great geeky company!
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0:00 Introduction and host chat
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to www.scarleteen.com; friend me on Twitter and answer questions about what you want on the show, call 206-202-POLY with comments or discuss your own topics at the forums at http://forum.polyweekly.com.
Broom Street Theater has just opened its run of Multiple O, based on The Ethical Slut, which runs through June 8th
5:30 Listener Mail
Amul comments on the poly roundtable from Conflation “you do the thing you’re scared of, and you get the courage after, not before”
9:15 Chrysallis shares his coming-out story
11:05 Steve Eley comments on the Sexy Shenanigans episode and historical non-monogamy about William Moulten
13:00 Lea, a family therapist in California, asks about the connection between engineers/geeks/role-playing gamers and poly; if you need a poly-friendly therapist in California, visit First Street Therapy
17:20 Jacob from Texas sends in Torchwood spank for the Minx!
18:40 BravoTango and bringing “metamour” to the community; why no one wants to discuss polygyny and polyandry
23:55 Feedback on #150: Five Places to Meet Poly People
- Nobilis agrees on being friendworthy before dateworthy; met his first poly family in the SCA
- Adam mentions Snuggle Parties and trance dance events as places to meet people, including LoveTribe
- Quidis adds swing parties to the list
32:35 Jacob from Texas comments on Graydancer’s reading of “Pressure” for Escape Pod and my own reading for Podcastle, “For Fear of Dragons“; this gives me a chance to pimp out both podcasts–Escape Pod for science fiction and Podcastle for fantasy; I also just did a reading for Pseudopod, the horror podcast
39:50 Jamie in Mississippi says it’s illegal to start up a poly group there!
41:50 Bubba wrote in to ask about poly seniors
44:00 Helen Fisher spoke on love and monogamy again at TED; download the video here
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Our intro and outro music is courtesy of Pacemaker Jane, “Good Suspicions”