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Nerdist News: Lady Gaga Goes Gaga for Hatsune Miku

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Sex Nerd Sandra #139: Sex Writer’s Block

KINK CONTRACTS, LOVE LETTERS and SEX GUIDES: Lauren Marie Fleming a/k/a Queerie Bradshaw shares easy ways for writing to improve your love and sex life. PLUS Gregory Scott… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #138: Leather Master/Slave Contestants Orpheus & Indigo, Plus Jenny Fine!

WHAT IS A LEATHER DADDY? Orpheus & Indigo are back, answering Sandra’s questions about the mysterious world of leather, leading up to their entry in the SoCal Master/Slave Contest (… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more
 

Sex Nerd Sandra #137: The Science of Pleasure & Pain with Adam Whitman

NERVE NINJAS & BLINDFOLD SCIENCE! Physical Therapist Adam Whitman takes Sandra on a sensual tour of our nervous system. Oh THAT’S why that feels like that! Body awareness for the… more

Watch the Nerdist Panel from Emerald City Comicon LIVE!

Even if you’re not up in Seattle, WA, for this year’s Emerald City Comicon, you can still be there for the Nerdist Live! Panel via a spiffy and nifty live… more

See Green with Nerdist at Emerald City Comicon

You’re out of the woods, you’re out of the dark, you’re out of the night, figuratively speaking, of course, because those of you attending this weekend’s Emerald City Comicon in… more
 

Sex Nerd Sandra #136: Sex Work with Siouxsie Q plus Matt Kirshen!

USING SEX TO SELL SEX! Sex worker, podcaster, and writer Siouxsie Q sets Sandra straight on the sex industry. Comedian and podcaster Matt Kirshen shares surprising insight into sex work,… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #135: Casual Sex with Dr. Zhana Vrangalova

FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS? Sex Researcher and Developmental Psychologist Dr. Zhana Vrangalova geeks out on casual sex’s effect on mental health. Facts are presented, myths are busted and she sets us… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #135: Commitment Phobia with Sarah & Gregory plus Jason Porath

SOUL MATES FOR REALSIES! Sandra seeks to understand marriage. Artist Jason Porath and marital unit Sarah and Gregory weigh in. TOPICS: Beyond the Wedding, Relief, Journeys Just Starting, Fear of… more
 

Sex Nerd Sandra #133: Cheating with Dr. Chris Donaghue

LIES, LIES AND MORE LIES! Dr. Chris Donaghue sets the record straight on the role of cheating in today’s relationships and what it means for partnerships of tomorrow. But first,… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #132: The Paladins of Sex with SFSI Volunteers Yvonne, Joel & David

COMMON QUESTIONS, MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, and THE FIST OF KNOWLEDGE! Sandra hunts down 2 of her teachers and a classmate from the renowned and rigorous San Francisco Sex Information educator training…. more

Sex Nerd Sandra #131: Breath Play with Mike Squillacioti & ‘Leon’

COMPLETE STRANGER SHARES HIS MASTURBATION TECHNIQUE. Artist Mike Squillacioti and a mysterious man join Sandra for a new twist on breathing during sex. TOPICS: Linguistic Distancing, The Tantra Episode, NO… more
 

Sex Nerd Sandra #130: The Gift of Orgasm with Dr. Sadie Allison & CTO John

MIND-BLOWING SEX AND ZOMBIES! Author and Tickle Kitty CEO Dr. Sadie Allison and her partner and CTO John join Sandra for a romp through the land of love, orgasm and… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #129: Perving Out with Dr. Jesse Bering

TWISTED AROUSAL RESEARCH, EROTIC SCHADENFREUDE and MORE! Author of “Perv: The Erotic Deviant in All of Us,” Jesse Bering, PhD expands what is normal and shares new vocab words to… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #128: Sex Prep: Mindfulness with Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus

NINJA SKILLS FOR SEX! Sandra gets Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus to explain a crucial technique for handling yourself in the bedroom… and beyond! TOPICS: The “Down Low,” Getting Touchy-Feely, Self Care,… more
 

Sex Nerd Sandra #127: Vegas Porn Adventure with Gram Ponante

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE… America’s Beloved Porn Journalist Gram Ponante helps Sandra process a wild 24 hours at the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo. TOPICS: Describing AVN, Rock & Roll, Swinger… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #126: Handjob High Five with Reid Mihalko & Matt Kirshen

USE LUBE! Sex and relationship expert Reid Mihalko and comedian Matt Kirshen join Sandra to examine the redheaded stepchild of sexual technique. TOPICS: Key Parties, “Taking the Piss,” British and… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #125: Sex on TV with Dr. Logan Levkoff & Monica Moon

REALITY TV, GLEE, & WISHFUL THINKING! First, author and sex educator Dr. Logan Levkoff dishes on media literacy. Then, Sandra digs into her fan fic fantasies with Monica Moon. LOGAN… more
 

Sex Nerd Sandra #124: Anal New Year with Sara Benincasa

RECTUMS AND RESOLUTIONS! Delightful author and comedian Sara Benincasa opens up about her butt. TOPICS: Kenny Powers, Special Olympics, Successful Resolution Strategy, Performance Anxiety, Orgasm Alternatives, Relaxing the Vag, Beyonce,… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #123: Orgies & Animals – Part Two! Live from Washington, DC!

KINKY CHIMPS and PUNISHMENT BUKKAKE! Author Dr. Katherine Frank, researcher Dr. Jamie Lawson and improv teacher Shawn Westfall join Sandra for a wild Q&A joinery through group sex… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #122: Orgies & Animals – Part One! Live from Washington, DC!

ORGIES! PENGUINS! SPERM COMPETITION! Researcher Dr. Jamie Lawson, author Dr. Katherine Frank, and improv teacher Shawn Westfall join Sandra for part one of a wild ride through group sex and… more
 

Sex Nerd Sandra #121: Sex & Jesus

FORNICATION! HEDONISM! SPILLING THY SEED!!! The marvelous Reverend Beverly Dale sheds light on Jesus, the Bible and how to connect our sexuality with spirituality. TOPICS: Liberation Theology, Defining “Grace,” Jesus’… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #120: Terrible Sex Tips – A Thanksgiving Quickie

Sandra knows you don’t have time to go balls deep on a sex podcast this week, so she made you a light snack. TOPICS: Cum in the Eye, Hair in… more

Sex Nerd Sandra #119: Late Bloomers – Live From Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit

VIRGIN TERRITORY! Sandra crowdsources insight to challenging questions about virginity in the age of adulthood. TOPICS: BDSM, Masturbation, Self-Advocacy, Kinsey Reports, Repeated Blooming, Sexual Satori with True Blood, Telling Your… more