KNP

Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly Curious about kink? Need to know more about nerds? Puzzled by polyamory? Meet M & G. One allosexual and one asexual. A sadist and a masochist. Transfeminine and transmasculine. Both are kinky, nerdy, and polyamorous. In this podcast we explore the relationship between these three defining features that are interwoven in some evident, and some not so evident, ways. This isn’t your ordinary alternative podcast.

  • Episode 41: Polyamorous Representation in Video Games
    by M & G on June 3, 2022 at 7:00 am

    Episode 41: Polyamorous Representation in Video Games In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast your fabulous hosts will be talking about the good, the bad, and the puzzling of polyamorous representation in video games. The discussion ranges from triads in Tartarus, the caste system of a puzzle planet, to where M & G had their first date. Spoiler Discussion Timestamps Discussion of Hades – 8:04 to 15:51 Discussion of Boyfriend Dungeon – 16:05 to 32:26 Discussion of Fallout 4 – 32:50 to 35:30 Discussion of Fallen London – 35:37 to 38:36 Discussion of Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands – 38:40 to 41:34 Discussion of Persona 5 – 44:58 48:05 Discussion of Pixel Puzzle Makeout League – 48:08 to 56:50 Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 40: Separating Art from the Artists
    by M & G on April 1, 2022 at 5:47 pm

    Episode 40: Separating Art from the Artists In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcasts, your artisan hosts M & G talk about separating the art from the artist. They discuss the academic origins of Death of the Author, the more colloquial use of Death of the Author, and give examples of how they feel about different artists and their art. Link to Gizmodo article on queer books: https://bit.ly/3Lytosg Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir: https://amzn.to/3qP6jtu Dreadnought by April Daniels: https://amzn.to/36EzEA9 Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 39: Spiritual and Existential Kink
    by M & G on February 4, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Episode 39: Spiritual and Existential Kink CW: There is a discussion of hook suspension between 35:55 and 37:29. In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly podcast your hosts M & G will talk about how kink can intertwine with your spiritual and everyday life. If you want to learn more about inherently kinky spiritual practices, how to turn your everyday commute into humiliation play, or what is orgasmic meditation then listen to this episode. Existential Kink by Carolyn Eliott: https://amzn.to/3GkZGEc Spirit of Desire by Lee Harrington: https://amzn.to/32Vb3oC Sacred Kink by Lee Harrington: https://amzn.to/3sjkxmg Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 38: Polycule Shenanigans
    by M & G on December 3, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Episode 38: Polycule Shenanigans In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast, M & G talk about Polycule Shenanigans! They talk about the events that they have gone to and organized with their polycule, including movie nights, polyamsgiving (basically Friendsgiving but harder to say), vacations, and Renaissance festivals. They also talk about activities other polycules have done, like go on a cruise together, work on a community garden, and coast to coast road trips. Learn about the potential upsides and downsides to spending time with partners, metamours and fifth removed metamours. As a bonus, you’ll hear the only time M is better at geography than G. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 37: Dick Fight Island
    by M & G on November 5, 2021 at 7:00 am

    Episode 37: Dick Fight Island Show Notes Dick. Fight. island. Need we say more? Of course we do, in this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly podcast M & G talk about the number 1 rated action and romance manga, Dick Fight Island by Reibun Ike. In this episode they will talk about the story, characters, and surprisingly wholesome quality of the story. As well as who are some of their favorite couples. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 36: Kinky Events and Socialization
    by M & G on October 1, 2021 at 7:00 am

    Episode 36: Kink Events and Socialization Notes What kind of kink events are there? Have either M or G been to a house party? Did anyone actually call this past summer “hot vax summer”? You can learn about all these things and more when you listen to this latest episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 35: Trauma Informed Polyamory
    by M & G on August 6, 2021 at 7:00 am

    Episode 35 Show Notes Content note: the beginning of the episode features discussion about trans masculine top surgery; this discussion goes from 1:11 to 5:49. Additionally, this episode talks about traumatic experiences. This episode does not provide therapeutic or medical advice and should not be taken as such.  In a not-so-light-and-breezy episode, G and M deep dive into trauma-informed polyamory. They discuss attachment theory, emotional based approaches to polyamory, and resources for curious listeners. Among the resources is the book “Polysecure”  by Jessica Fern, a relatively new book that is rapidly becoming the “gold standard” of trauma-informed approaches to polyamory. Links to resources mention in the show. Trauma Informed Care: https://bit.ly/3isdggv The Ethical Slut: https://bit.ly/2VkTwCL Polysecure: https://bit.ly/37rkMSp Polyamory and PTSD: https://bit.ly/3rUCreF Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Storytime with M: Recompense
    by M & G on June 4, 2021 at 12:28 pm

    Storytime with M: Recompense An Ace Attorney Fanfiction Content note: Dominant Miles Edgeworth, submissive Simon Blackquill, Dominant Athena Cykes, flogging, masturbation, slight degradation, demisexual Miles Edgeworth Story by sabinelagrande on AO3: https://archiveofourown.org/works/19048333?view_adult=true Stay tuned for Trauma Informed Polyamory next month Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 34: gen:LOCK
    by M & G on May 14, 2021 at 7:00 am

    Episode 34 Show Notes Content Note: Co-host M is intoxicated during this episode and mentions being high. In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly podcast M & G talk about the show gen:LOCK. They discuss various themes in the show such as identity, gender, tranhumanism, and which character they would like to date or be kinky with. Link to Austin Chronicle talking about building diversity in the show: https://bit.ly/33HlxEV Link to the Variety talking about diversifying the writer’s room: https://bit.ly/3odgmWT Link to Representative Character’s tumblr about Val/Valentine: https://bit.ly/3odDQLz Link to Syfy talking about the history of the show: https://bit.ly/3w5Fgu4 Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 33: Asexuality and Kink
    by M & G on April 2, 2021 at 7:00 am

    Episode 33 Show Notes Asexuality… what is it and how can it be compatible with kink? In this episode, M & G discuss what asexuality is, different parts of the asexual spectrum and how asexual people can and do enjoy engaging in kinky practices. They also talk about various types of attraction and what the kinky equivalent of “sexting” is: BDSMSing. For more resources on asexuality, go to asexuality.org: https://bit.ly/39Afqp8 Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Story time with M: Marked for Evil
    by M & G on March 19, 2021 at 7:00 am

    Marked for Evil Show Notes Content note: hypnosis, mind control, rough body play, knife play, top Shinsou Hitoshi, villain Shinsou Hitoshi, aged up characters, bottom listener, and role play. Welcome to the first story time with M! For this first story, M reads an original My Hero Academia fanfiction, written and posted by him on Archive of Our Own. In this story, the listener (or reader) is role-playing a cop who investigates Shinsou who is role-playing a villain. An interrogation scene unfolds. Hope all the KNP audience folx enjoy this! Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 32: Polyamory in the Military
    by M & G on March 5, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Episode 32 Show Notes In this special episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly (KNP) Podcast, we welcome our very first guest, K! We talk about what it is like to be polyamorous in the military, the military as a demanding Dominant partner, and conceptualizing your career (no matter what it is) as another part of relationships.     Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 31: Learning New Skills
    by M & G on February 12, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Episode 31 Show Notes For this episode, we go pretty vanilla and make our way into the “mundane” – simply, we discuss learning new skills. One unique aspect of this episode is touching on how we, as folks with mental illness, have explored our interests and broadened our abilities. We discuss both creative and practical skills we have been developing over the course of this past year, somewhat prompted by quarantine. While there isn’t a lot of kinky or polyamory talk, this episode balances personal experiences with tangible advice. Listen and let us know – what new skills are you learning lately?  Links to article from NHS: https://bit.ly/2ZeL8Tj & https://bit.ly/374oK3z Link to article about mental health and continuing education: https://bit.ly/2MNlanD Link to Khan Academy: https://bit.ly/3tRYKC2 Link to Crash Course: https://bit.ly/3a9JbxN Link to Discord application: https://bit.ly/3pOn311  Twitter: @knppodcast  Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com  Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com  Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • The Dom Will See You Now ASMR
    by M & G on January 16, 2021 at 8:00 am

    The Dom Will See You Now ASMR Shownotes Content note: praise, submission, ownership, gentle suggestions for relaxation, wholesome kink, caretaking, blindfold, slapping This is a short kinky “ASMR” which is mostly just a kinky audio with some ASMR-esque elements. You are the s-type and the speaker is your Dominant. You can imagine them as any gender. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 30: Sadism and Masochism
    by M & G on January 8, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Episode 30: Sadism and Masochism Show Notes In this episode of the KNP Podcast, M & G discuss and deconstruct the typical definitions and conceptions of sadism and masochism (hint: it’s not just sexual). They also talk about various types of sadism and masochism (emotional, physical, etc), their own journeys of accepting their sadistic and/or masochistic selves, and what their favorite implement for inflicting pain is. Content warning: this episode contains discussion of different S&M activities which can be triggering or disturbing (e.g. tickling and needle play). The discussion of tickling and needles starts at 41:20 and ends at 43:20. Link to the dissertation on “Useful Dangers”: http://bitly.ws/b3My Link to the article on brats in BDSM: http://bitly.ws/b3MB Link to the article on processing your sadistic side: http://bitly.ws/b3MH Link to the article on embracing your masochistic side: http://bitly.ws/b3MN Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • New Discord Application
    by M & G on January 5, 2021 at 8:00 am

    New Discord Ad Shownotes There is a new fan made Discord. If you’d like to join a fun discord that is kink & polyamorous friendly you can use the link below to access the application. https://bit.ly/3pOn311 Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 29: Breakups and Makeups in Polyamory
    by M & G on December 4, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Episode 29: Breakups and Makeups in Polyamory In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast, your hosts M & G will talk about breaking up and making up in polyamorous relationships. They discuss what it’s like to break up with a polyamorous partner, how breakups can effect your other partners, and their different experience with reconnecting with exes. Link to the More than Two article Link to Bustle article Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 28: Star Trek (Mostly TNG)
    by M & G on November 6, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Episode 28: Star Trek (Mostly TNG) In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly (KNP) Podcast, your hosts M & G go boldly (and proudly) where no one has gone before, to talk about Star Trek! They will talk about Will Riker’s “consent fetish”, the progressive nature of Star Trek, kinky Klingons, and how everyone wants to date Captain Picard. Content Warning: Brief Discussion of sexual assault starting at 9:55 and ending at 10:29. Links we mentioned in the episode: 1) Article talking about Riker’s Consent Fetish. 2) Article which criticizes the TNG episode Outcast. 3) Guide for LGBT themes and motifs in Star Trek 4) Article talking about Picard’s and Q’s relationship. Stay safe KNP audience folx! Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 27: Public(ish), Exhibitionism, and Voyeurism
    by M & G on October 2, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Episode 27: Public(ish) Kink, Exhibitionism, and Voyeurism In the episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast, your host M & G talk about doing kink in public settings, the concept of third party consent, and if they enjoy watching or being watched at kink events. Also for the first time our podcast has been listed as a podcast resource for polyamory folks. If you’d like to check out the other podcast you can go to https://www.minkaguides.com/polyamory-podcasts/. Stay safe KNPAF! Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 26: New Relationship Energy
    by M & G on September 4, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Episode 26: New Relationship Energy In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast, the hosts M & G talk about the concept of new relationship energy (NRE). They define the term, discuss how it can affect your other relationships, and what you can do to counteract the negative effects of NRE on your other relationships. Additionally M & G talk about times they have experience withe NRE and a shift in their relationship dynamic. Here is the link to the article by Dr. Sheff. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 25: Nerding Out Inside
    by M & G on August 7, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Episode 25: Nerding Out Inside In this (very late) episode of the KNP your hosts M & G talk about all the various nerdy things they’ve been doing since they started isolating themselves, from binge watching tv shows remotely to playing board games online. Here is the link to the Medium article that talks about Persona 5. And here is where M & G are planning on playing Go online. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 24: Kink in a Time of Coronavirus
    by M & G on May 8, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Episode 24: Kink in a Time of Coronavirus In this Episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast, M & G talk about how people can fulfill their kinky wants/needs during this time of social distancing. They discuss scenarios that people could be facing right now, such as being isolated away from all your kink partners or being in a long distance dynamic, and how to deal with these situations from solo play to creating tulpas. Here are the links to the articles that G mentioned about long distance relationships. https://www.lascivity.co.uk/how-to-do-long-distance-kink/ https://coffeeandkink.me/2017/10/15/kink-distance/ https://www.submissiveguide.com/dsrelationships/articles/playing-and-punishment-from-a-distance Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 23: Polyamory in a Pandemic
    by M & G on April 10, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Episode 23: Polyamory in a Pandemic In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast, M & G will talk about being polyamorous in a pandemic. How they are both coping with social distancing, reevaluating needs, and finding way to maintain connections with their partners both near and far. Link to Guardian article about polyamory during the covid-19 outbreak. Link to Hard Times satirical article. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 22: Avatar the Last Airbender
    by M & G on March 27, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Episode 21: Avatar the Last Airbender In this episode M & G talk about one of the best television shows, Avatar the Last Airbender. They will discuss their favorite characters, what kinks go with what elements, and how martial arts conveyed story. Listen to the episode to hear all that and more. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 21: Kushiel’s Dart
    by M & G on March 13, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Episode 21: Kushiel’s Dart Show Notes In this episode of KNP, M & G discuss the book Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey. This alternate history fantastical adventure book hits on kinky, nerdy, and polyamorous elements. The podcast hosts talk about their personal highlights from the novel as well as some drawbacks. Listen to the episode to find out more about this unique story and why you might want to read it. (Content Warning: if you do plan to read the book, please be aware of depictions of sexual violence and assault). Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 20: Types of Polyamorous Relationships
    by M & G on February 28, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Episode 20: Types of Polyamorous Relationships Have you ever wondered what kitchen table polyamory actually entails? Or how a person can identify as solo-polyamorous? Then this is the episode for you! M & G will talk about the different types of polyamorous relationships that can form. This information can be very useful as it allows people to approach polyamory from an informed mindset and create intentional relationships. Link to Affirmative Couch article about different types of polyamorous relationships. Link to Kimchee Cuddles which is a comic about polyamorous relationships. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 19: Firefly
    by M & G on February 14, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Episode 19: Firefly This episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast, M & G will talk about the tv show Firefly! This is one of G’s favorite shows and M has just watched it for the first time. They are going to talk about who M views as the main character of the show, G’s pet peeve about TV relationships, and discuss what kind of person Malcolm Reynolds is. Here is the link to the Bitch Flicks article discussing the Inara’s sexuality. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 18: Fetishes and Fetishization
    by M & G on January 31, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Episode 18: Fetishes and Fetishization CONTENT WARNINGS: This episode contains discussion of unwanted fetishization, ranging from hair color to gender identity to race. In this episode of the podcast, M & G get to the other question that was sent to us. This time we are talking about fetishes. How are we defining fetishes? What is the difference between a kink and a fetish? And the uncomfortable nature of unwanted fetishization. The start of our discussion about unwanted fetishization begins at 26:27 and ends at 37:44. Link to Merriam-Webster’s definition of fetish. Link to Variant Sexuality (Routledge Revivals): Research and Theory which details the chimpanzee who became aroused by rubber boots. Link to 99% Invisible: Wild Ones Live which sings about the heron who was aroused by humans. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 17: Micro-cheating, Jealousy, and Compersion
    by M & G on January 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Episode 17: Micro-cheating, Jealousy, and Compersion In this episode of the podcast M & G talk about the concept of micro-cheating; how it might relate to polyamorous relationships, how an accusation of micro-cheating can be used as a method of controlling a relationship, and the importance of framing when it comes to micro-cheating. They also talk about how compersion and jealousy can affect a relationship. Link to Time article that first caught M’s attention. Link to Bustle article which listed survey results of what people considered micro-cheating. Link to Pyschology Today article talking about the difference between how men and women view cheating. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 16: Mulan
    by M & G on January 3, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Episode 16: Mulan In this episode of the podcast M & G talk about the story of Mulan, a legendary warrior from China’s mythic past. They discuss the history of the story of Mulan, how the Disney musical affected their lives, and the radically queer nature of the narrative. If you’d like to read the article click on this link. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 15: Power Exchange Relationships
    by M & G on July 19, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Episode 15: Power Exchange Relationships – Pointers and Pitfalls In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast, M & G talk about power exchange relationships. M provides insight from having been on both sides of a power exchange relationship, while G comments from a more outsider perspective. They’ll discuss the importance of communication, the feasibility of the “24/7” lifestyle, and what some of the protocols of power exchange look like in practice. Here is a link to the book the M quotes in the episode Real Service by Joshua Tenpenny and Raven Kaldera Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 14: Commuincating about Communicating
    by M & G on July 5, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Episode 14: Communicating about Communicating In this episode of the Kinky Nerdy Poly Podcast, M & G will talk about communication and how useful it is to have an explicit conversation about different communication styles in a relationship. To illustrate this concept, M & G have their first explicit conversation about communication in their relationship Here is a link to the images that M found. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

  • Episode 13: “Queering” Ouran High School Host Club
    by M & G on June 21, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Episode 13: “Queering” Ouran High School Host Club CONTENT WARNINGS: This episode contains discussion of transphobia, implied incest, a brief discussion of an antisemitic trope that occurs in the anime, and other topics which may be hard to listen to. In this episode, G and M give an overview of the popular anime Ouran Highschool Host Club. During this process, they explain the main characters, such as the main genderbending character, the romantically involved twins, and the boyish looking senior student of the group. They address several queer themes in the show as well as taboo themes that relate to particular kinks and fetishes. In addition, they try to emphasize that while the show has progressive aims, it is also problematic. The start of our discussion of the anti-semitic tropes of Ouran High School Host Club begin at 27:04 and end at 30:18. Here is the academic article that M brought to the show. Twitter: @knppodcast Tumblr: www.knppodcast.tumblr.com Email: kinky.nerdy.poly@gmail.com Website: knppodcast.com The music in this episode is the Secret of Tiki Island by Kevin MacLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons 3.0. You can find more of Kevin MacLeod’s music at his website. Support Kinky, Nerdy, and Poly by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/knppodcast

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