Sex Nerd Sandra (general)
TALES FROM THE ORGY DOME! Ranger Sprinkles (Sex Educator Jamye Waxman) and Orgy Dome leader Lazlow spill the dust on sex at Burning Man. TOPICS: "How do you describe Burning Man!?" Hands-on Workshops, Pre-Sex Tips, So Many Naked People, Drugs, Tent Sex, Pickup Lines, Falling in Love, Playa-Proofing Your Relationship, Black Rock City Rangers, Bureau of Erotic Discourse (B.E.D.), Consent, Safety and Shirt-C**king! (Help support the Orgy Dome at AndThenTheresOnlyLove.com)
Direct download: sns104_Getting_Laid_at_Burning_Man.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am PST

EPIC CONCEPTION STORY! Sex educators Jamye Waxman and Mistress Mary share the social, sexual and physical transformations of being first-time Moms in the making. TOPICS: Naked Kitchen Moment, "Geriatric" pregnancy, Friendships, Feeling Sexy, Boobs!, New Orgasms, Pregnancy Brain, Prioritizing Sex, Genital Changes, Sensitivity Intensity, Positions, New Partner Intimacy, Belly Rubs, Fear of Vaginal Changes, How They Knew, Masturbation, Vibrators and Sandra has a series of freak outs.
Direct download: sns103_Hot_Sex__Pregnancy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm PST

THE CSI OF SEX! Author, expert and BDSM catastrophe reconstruction specialist Jay Wiseman shares common reasons why scenes go terribly wrong. But first, Sandra learns life lessons at Comic-Con! TOPICS: Bill Nye, Nerd HQ, Thrilling Adventure Hour, Hollywood Healing, Creativity, The Nipple Police, Matt Smith. THEN: Poly Marriage, Owner/slave Marriage, Major Changes in BDSM, Morbid Tragedies Galore, Silver Linings, The 3 Day Rule, 16 Point Negotiation, Setting Yourself up to Live, A Fatal Venn Diagram, Highly Restrictive Bondage, An Ol' Whorehouse Trick, Gag Mishap, 60 Second Escape Rule, Auto-erotic Asphyxiation, "Failed Sef-Rescue Mechanisms," Triggering Cardiac Arrest, 5 Second Access Rule, Fatal Fisting, Kinky Crosswords and Changing the World for the Better! 
Direct download: SNS102_Kink_Catastrophes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:32am PST

LOVE, TEXTING & CRYING! Sandra and ex-co-host Dave Ross play catchup. TOPICS: Dave's new podcast "Terrified," Dave's Love Debacle, West Wing, Offical Crying Plans, Macklemore, Trampoline Dodgeball, Sandra's Vague Love Life, The Mixer Board of Love, Dave's Penis vs Sandra's Vagina, Hustler, Text Messaging Etiquette & LOL vs hahaha and. Checkout "Terrified" on the Nerdist Industries podcast network!
Direct download: sns101_Dave__Sandra_Hug_it_Out.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:45am PST

The 100th Episode Bawdy Storytelling Show! SEX GEEK SECRETS! Sandra teams up with Dixie De La Tour's Bawdy Storytelling for a night of hilarious celebration. Thank you to our storytellers: Ted the Atmospheric Scientist, sex educator Jaiya Ma, porn star & scientist Ned Mayhem, sex educator Reid Mihalko, Comedian Sara Benincasa & your host Sex Nerd Sandra Daugherty, plus Windows to Sky's renditions of "The Masochism Tango" & "Fuck Her Gently." Thank you to Nerdist, guests and all you Naughty Monkeys. Go Team Fun!
Direct download: SNSThe_100th_Episode_Bawdy_Storytelling_Show.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:02pm PST

REAL SEX VS PORN SEX! Visionary, founder & CEO of MakeLoveNotPorn Cindy Gallop gives Sandra plenty to think about. TOPICS: Amateur Sex, Getting Off vs Getting Together, Sexual Egos, Conversation Starters, Best Necklaces, Condom Nerding, Fanny Farts, Sanitized Sex, Lazy Person Sex, Cougar Dating, The Best Moment of Cindy's Life, Business Sense, Cross Cultural Sex and Reclaiming a National Sexual Identity.  and Why Cindy is a Literal Wet Dream.
Direct download: SNS99_Make_Love_Not_Porn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:04am PST

TRANS SEX 101! Guests JT and Kaydence let Sandra ask inappropriate questions so you don't have to! TOPICS: Pronouns, Weird Daily Moments, Danger in Transition, Bottom Surgery, Trans Terms, M-to-Femme, Outside the Box, Dating, Continuum Pendulum, Visibility, Hormones, Libido Changes, Passing, Origin Stories, Gender Dyslexia, The Evolving Party in Your Pants, Soft Cock Ejaculation, Nipple Bulbs, Restroom Catch 22, The Trevor Project and ALL THE AWKWARD SEX LIFE QUESTIONS EVERYONE IS AFRAID TO ASK!
Direct download: SNS98_Puzzle_in_Your_Pants.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:20am PST

TOO MANY TO CHOOSE FROM! The tables are turned as Bawdy Storytelling’s Dixie De La Tour drills into Sandra’s past in preparation for the 100th episode. TOPICS: Brand New Vagina, Spelling Bee BDSM, SXSW orgy, On Campus Boning, Virginity, Beginner’s Luck, Pop Rocks & Altoids, Feelings, Geeking Out on the Basics, Ren Faire, Naughty Librarian, Dangerous Zuccini, Mormon Boner, Curiosity, Swinger Awkward and the Best Spanking Paddle EVER!
Direct download: SNS97_Sexy_Story_Sleuth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03am PST

ONLINE DATING FOR WEIRDOS! (and everyone else) Outlier Jason Porath breaks down his secrets to online dating success. TOPICS: "Rantallion," Gender Divide, What You Want, Dynamic Profiles, LOL Failings, Personal Branding, Knowing Themselves, Saving Everyone's Time, Dating Site Choices, Game of Thrones, OkC Science, Finding Your Hook, Breadth & Depth, Getting Specific, Answering Profile Questions, Red Flag Answers, Message Box Dissection, Brevity, Common Mistakes and MAJOR NERD ALERTS!
Direct download: sns96_OkCupid_Casanova.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01am PST

LESBIANS ARE PEOPLE, TOO! Comedian dynamo Cameron Esposito shares the mating call of the asymmetrical haircut. TOPICS: Hand Genitals, What Sex Looks Like, Lesbian Sex Myths, Porn, Fingernails, Bi/Gay Comparisons, Turn-on Tips, Humping, Flirting, Awkward Friendships, Society, The Great Scissor Debate, Sexy Parties, Legos, Baby Dykes, Lesbian Bed Death & Emotional Gang Bangs!
Direct download: sns95Lesbians_Are_People.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:42am PST

NO EXPIRATION DATE! Author of "Naked at Our Age" senior sexpert Joan Price dishes on getting sexy like a fine wine. TOPICS: The Ick Factor, Myths, Menopause, Getting in the Mood, Comedy, Philosophies of Aging, Sex Drive & Fertility, Rediscovering Yourself, Faking Orgasms, Erection Changes, Surprising Safer Sex, Generational Hilarity, "Stuffing," Betty White & Helen Mirren, Retiring Your Genitals, "Ageless Erotica," Dating Dilemmas, and Finding the Love of Your Life! Ageless sexuality advocate Joan Price is the author of Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex and Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk about Sex After Sixty, and editor of the new anthology, Ageless Erotica. Visit Joan’s zesty, award-winning blog about sex and aging at http://www.NakedAtOurAge.com, where she continues to talk out loud about Boomer/ senior sex, partnered or solo. Naked at Our Age won Outstanding Self-Help Book 2012 from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and Best Book 2012 from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists.   Do you have your own Amazon affiliate account for book links? If not, here are mine:   Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1580053386/ref=nosim/joanprice-20) Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk about Sex After Sixty (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1580051529/ref=nosim/joanprice-20) Ageless Erotica (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1580054412/ref=nosim/joanprice-20)
Direct download: sns94_Ageless_Sex.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

HAPPY MASTURBATION MONTH! Comedian Mike Black & Sex Ed Legend Carol Queen help celebrate Team Fun when it's a team of one! TOPICS: Listener Letter, Vibrator Coasting, The Journey, Porn vs Fantasy, Cravings for Intimacy, Trial & Error, Skinemax, Beating it & Breaking it, Lube Lab, Cheating, Group Shame, Getting Caught. THEN: Stamina, Benefits, Guilt, A Vacuum of Info, Self-Comfort, Corn Flakes & Graham Crackers, Non-Orgasmic Masturbation, Nerve Pathways, Patterns & Habits, "Fantasy & Friction," Valsalva Breathing, Betty Dodson, The Sexiest Library, Sexual Philosophy, and Highlight's from Carol Queens Remarkable Career! Carol Queen, PhD is a noted pleasure activist, award-winning erotic author, the co-founder (with her life partner Dr. Robert Morgan Lawrence) of the Center for Sex & Culture, and Staff Sexologist at Good Vibrations. For more, see www.carolqueen.com and www.sexandculture.org/mission Photo is courtesy The Feminist Porn Awards.   MIKE BLACK Is a comedian who's appeared on VH1, TBS, The Travel Channel and Comedy Central and also countless national commercials. When he's not performing somewhere in Los Angeles or on the road he co-hosts The Action Figure Podcast and Gamedians on Dorksplosion.com Follow his adventures on facebook, twitter & Instagram where he uses the handle mikeblackattack or on his website mikeblackattack.net!   http://mikeblackattack.net/ http://dorksplosion.com/category/podcasts/the-action-figure-podcast/ http://dorksplosion.com/category/podcasts/gamedians/ facebook.com/mikeblackattack twitter.com/mikeblackattack   Hang out with Sex Nerd Sandra on Twitter and Facebook. It will be the fun times.
Direct download: sns93_Masturbate-a-Thon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:20am PST

'NUFF SAID. Joyfully irreverent sex educators Sunny Megatron & Ken Melvoin-Berg share a world where everything tastes just a little bit funny. TOPICS: Mime Safewords, Elephants, Coulrophobia & Killer Clowns, Circus Kinks, Trapeze Artists, Pony Play, Balloon Bondage, Nazi vs Clown, Rubber Chicken Flogger, Pre-Clown: A Love Story, Silly Sex, Age Play, Healing Fear, Stan Lee, Twisted Hotness, Furries, Arousal & Laughter, Open Relationship Boundaries, Playfulness and G-Spot Squirting Stories! Sexuality and BDSM educators, Sunny Megatron and Ken Melvoin-Berg are partners in every sense of the word. They co-teach workshops across the U.S. on BDSM, polyamory, sexual techniques, sex toys, and more.   Ken & Sunny are most known for their approachability, humor and ability to present alternative sexuality topics in a way that is accessible and understandable to the mainstream. Their most recent endeavor features the couple as host and co-host of Outside the Box from X3Sixty.com, a national web-based television network devoted to sex and the adult industry.
Direct download: sns92_Clown_Sex..mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52am PST

KINKY COSPLAY, BDSM & POLYAMORY! Long time dominant Orpheus Black and his sub Indigo share their intimate, loving harem household. TOPICS: Fetlife (again!), Cheating, Open Relationships, Fateful Fisting, "Team Predator!" Sports-Fracking, D/s Protocols, Sacred Sex Slaves, "Leave it to Beaver," Quarterbacking, Manly Mastering, A Foot Thing, Dungeon Danger, Fun Negotiation & Playing Kinky Sherlock! Orpheus Black, BDSM/fetish educator, professional Dom, and D/s counselor, became a household name in the kink community after co-hosting the Severe Society internet radio show on the KSEX network in 2001. While working on the show, he honed his skills in performances at local hotspots including Club Dungeon, Bondage Ball, Bar Sinister, Lair de Sade, Passive Arts Studio, and Miss Kitty’s Parlor. Incorporating a wide array of BDSM/fetish ideals, principles and philosophies, Orpheus created his signature D/s style—a holistic, psycho-sensuous approach to dominance. Say hi on Facebook & checkout Club Hentai!
Direct download: SNS91_Kinky_Poly_Family.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:16am PST

LEARNING THE VALUE OF THE B*TCHFACE. Sandra investigates a world where everyone wants your number. Comedian Eli Olsberg weighs in. TOPICS: Speed Dating, Yuri's Night, Mari's Mob, The Fedex Guy, Bros, Dropping Failed Hints, Stranger Danger, Theories, Porn, Eye Contact, Dance Floor Drama, Nude Modeling, Mistaken for Love, Reverse Juggling, Zooey Deschanel, Super Sexy Approaches, Asking Permission, Masculinity & the Myths of Weakness.   When Mari isn't on the run from admirers, she enjoys long walks, posing for Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School and working for the circus.    Eli Olsberg is a stand-up comedian, writer, and co-produces a comedy show at a sex shop!   Hangout with Sex Nerd Sandra on Twitter and Facebook. It will be the fun times.
Direct download: SNS90_In_Hot_Pursuit.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:08am PST

ALL THINGS PROSTATE! Dr. Charlie Glickman gives us a sneak peak into his book, "The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure," co-authored with Aislinn Emirzian with the What, Where, Who, How & Why of the Male G-Spot. TOPICS: Fruit, Age, Bookcases, Fluttering, Sensation, Common Concerns, Health, Toys, Tight Asses, Solo & Couple's Play, Positions, Sexy Fitness, Tipping Point, Kegel Camp, External Prostate Massage & Attacking from All Angles. Oh, and Charlie hides Sandra's Prostate.  Charlie Glickman PhD has been a sexuality educator for over twenty years. He teaches workshops on a wide range of topics, including sex-positivity, sex & shame, gender & masculinity, sexual orientation, communities of erotic affiliation, and many sexual practices such as prostate play, anal sex, pegging, sex toys, BDSM, and polyamory. Charlie is certified as a sexuality educator by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists and he regularly presents at conferences and community events, offers trainings on sexuality for medical professionals, therapists, and clergy. Charlie is available for speaking engagements, in-service trainings, and workshops. You can find more information about him on his website. Click the link & checkout "The Utimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure: Erotic Exploration for Men and Their Partners." 
Direct download: SNS89_Prostate_Play__Take_it_Like_a_Man.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am PST

SEXUAL FANTASIES, ORGASM COACHING & THE MAKING OF A PORN STAR. Adult actress, director & sex educator Jessica Drake teaches Sandra about porn sex. TOPICS: Anal Sex, Special Doggy, Porn Set Foreplay, Cadbury Eggs, Deep Throating Secrets, Creating "Guide to Wicked Sex," Secrets to Success and the Business Behind the Naughty Business. Oh, and Botox. Jessica Drake is one of adult film’s most celebrated actresses, Wicked Pictures contract star jessica drake is making her mark as a sex educator by combining her passion for teaching sexual responsibility with her goal of helping couples discover their erotic potential. Uniting a lifetime of study with a decade’s worth of experiential research, this charming Texan is sharing her expertise with audiences around the globe in jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex.   Follow @SexNerdSandra on Twitter! And visit Sex Nerd Sandra's Facebook page for more sexy nerdiness!
Direct download: SNS88_Wicked_Sex_with_Jessica_Drake.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25am PST

HARDCORE KOALAS, AUSTRALIAN STDs & VULVA CUPCAKES! Sex educator & community organizer Kate McCombs shares wisdom from the land down under. But first, a little life update with friend, Jason Porath. TOPICS: Happiness, SFSI Training, Sex Geekdom, Scrota, Socialized Medicine, Brothels, Amsterdam, Cross-Cultural Comparisons, Condom Fatigue, Gorilla Mating, “Dirty Tail,” Japanese Masturbation Bar, Vulva Puppet Travel, Foreskins & Circumcision and Nerd vs Geek! Kate McCombs is a sex educator, blogger, and speaker, specializing in sex-positive and pleasure-inclusive approaches to sexual health promotion. She's originally from California, but moved to Australia to get her Masters in Public Health at the University of Melbourne, which she completed in 2011. In addition to facilitating workshops, Kate works as a teaching/research assistant and guest lecturer for the School of Population Health at the University of Melbourne. She's also the founder of sexgeekdom.com, a website designed to bridge the gap between online and real-life community for sex educators, researchers, and others who might identify as sex geeks. Jason Porath is a creative guy, lending his talents to the world of filmmaking, animation and comics. Do yourself a favor and click on his name to check out his blog.
Direct download: SNS87_Sex_Down_Under.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47am PST

THREESOMES, CONSPIRACY THEORY & FONDLING! Sandra searches for social certainty with comedian Guy Branum & Monica Moon. TOPICS: Bedroom Communication, Social Science, Lawyer People, Spectrum People, Defining the Awkward, Beyonce vs Jay-Z, Rules of Engagement, the Ear Trick, Non-Fiction Science, Girls vs Boys (vs People), Ambiguity, Friendship Safe Word, Making Stronger Choices, Eating the Cookie, Remembering Names, Celebrity Coaching, Threesome Fail & the Sexiest Glove Trick. Guy Branum is a writer and comedian best known for serving as “Staff Homosexual” on Chelsea Lately and his performance as Natalie Portman’s sassy gay friend in No Strings Attached. Noticing a trend? He’s appeared on E!, MTV, G4, CurrentTV and lots of other channels you’d need to upgrade your cable to watch. He’s also a writer for the new season of Punk’d on MTV andFashion Police on E!. That means he’s watched the Grammys at Joan Rivers’s house. Jealous? Guy also writes for the “Gay Voices” section of The Huffington Post and occasionally makes web vidoes where he dances around without his shirt on. But mostly, Guy is very, very beautiful and good at having sex. Follow his twitter handle @GuyBranum. Follow the hilarious but awkward (and hilariously awkward) Monica Moon!   Follow @SexNerdSandra on Twitter! And visit Sex Nerd Sandra’s website for more sexy nerdiness!
Direct download: sns86_Awkward_Moments.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:55am PST

James Deen & Satin Sheets PORN, CUDDLING & THE RETURN OF THE TIP! Sandra giggles with James Deen over cat pictures after bedtime with Jason Porath. TOPICS: Indian Dance Clubs, Sexy D20s, Masturbation, the Morning After Pill, IUD Removal, Whimsical Dildo Packaging, Robots, Justin Bieber, Deen's Past & Future, TMZ, Cake vs Pie, the Most Expensive Burrito, the Biz of Porn DVDs, Mission Statement, Sexual Orientation and Hand-on-Hand Relationship Improv! Though peers warned James Deen his skinny body type and boyish looks went against the porn norm, it actually helped him carve out a niche within the industry. Over 3,000 scenes later and Deen is now considered the top male porn star. He is the youngest ever to earn Male Performer of the Year honors at the AVN, XBIZ and XRCO awards shows. Whether filming hardcore BDSM or straight gonzo and feature adult films, Deen is always the most captivating male on screen, and his honest passion for all kinds of sex, both on and off camera, is displayed in the array of movies to his credit. The interview was recorded on-set while filming AMKingdom's sci-fi film, "Saving Humanity."  Jason Porath is a creative guy, lending his talents to the world of filmmaking, animation and comics. Do yourself a favor and click on his name to check out his blog. 
Direct download: sns85_James_Deen__Satin_Sheets.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52am PST

Therapist Kate Loree shares healing tools for sexual abuse survivors. Everyone gets major life skill points for listening to this episode. TOPICS: Steubenville, Rape Culture, Butthole Equality, Therapists, Startling Stats, Crisis, High School Gang Rape, Sandra's Fight or Flight Moment, Body Tracking, Finding Your Voice, Flooding, Multiple Personalities, Sex Vacation, Partners & Family of Survivors, Triggers, a Coaching Hug, Therapy Techniques and The Scary Canoe Story.  Kate Loree is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing out of Encino, CA. She has an eclectic therapy approach that emphasizes insight, emotional healing, and empowerment to help individuals and couples reach their highest potential and have more gratifying lives.Through an alliance of trust and collaboration, she works with clients to untangle confusing thoughts, feelings, and behavioral patterns to rediscover the capacity to make meaningful choices that are right for the client and their relationship. She is connected to modern practices and therapies; and well informed of latest trends in the mental health field. She works with her clients to set clear expectations and goals for their therapeutic process. For more information about the 2 types of therapy Kate mentioned, checkout the Trauma Resource Institute and EMDRIA websites. 
Direct download: SNS84_Sexual_Healing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16am PST

'TIS THE SEASON! Sandra brings together gal pals Yvette & Rachael for girl talking the realities of the beej. TOPICS: Tongue genetics, BJ Class Takeaways, Important Feedback, Being in the Zone, Band Geeks, Paying it Forward, Penis Owner Tips, Reciprocity, The Glance, Swallowing, An Oral Revelation, the Beauty of Pleasure, Man Sounds, 69, Immediate Disqualifications, Penis Size, and the best phrase ever, "DANCE OFF PANTS OFF!" 
Direct download: SNS83_Happy_Steak__BJ_Day.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am PST

FEELINGS, FEELINGS & MORE FEELINGS! Sandra & Dave hug goodbye after a long talk about the ups & downs of their on-air relationship. TOPICS: New York Decompression, The Call of the Heart, Gratitude, Hooking Up, Divorce, Reasons for the Breakup, Processing Feelings, Communication Challenges, Abandonment, Solidifying Friendship, Dave's Closing Remarks on Polyamory & Sex Positivity and Everyone Finds Out The Other Person Cares. 
Direct download: SNS82_Dave__Sandra_Breakup.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

A VASSAR COLLEGE EXCLUSIVE! Recording live from their annual NonCon, Sandra & Dave invite Giggles' employees Angela & Jennifer to talk local sex store wisdom & learn what college students are up to in between classes! TOPICS: Epic Glory Holes, Regional Dong Lingo, Local Sex Store Behaviors, Kinky Snowmen, Utilitarian Anti-Masturbation Signs, The Sex Stairway at Orgy High, Simba, Marriah Carey, Prank Calls, Bunk Bed Safety, The Sex Tree, Senior Fun Run, Banister Sliding Science, Hot Animated Characters, Chastity & Cuckolding.  
Direct download: SNS81_Dorm_Room_Deeds.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52am PST

SEX SURROGACY, DISABILITY & JUICY BEHIND-THE-SCENES DETAILS! "The Sessions" writer/director/powerhouse Ben Lewin & sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene talk live on-stage with Sandra on the making of the movie, with a special after-interview with Cheryl on the ins & outs of her hands-on work. TOPICS: Funding the film, Being "Differently Abled," Cheryl's relationships, How to Find a Sex Surrogate, Lots of Film Making Talk, John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, Sandra's William H Macy Crush & the Difference Between a Sex Surrogate & "a Hooker."  Cheryl Cohen Greene is a Certified Sexologist, with a doctorate in Human Sexuality, a 20 year member of the San Francisco Sex Information Training Staff, and have been a surrogate partner for over 30 years. I have helped hundreds of men, women and couples overcome the most common obstacles to good sex and deep intimacy. As a surrogate partner I take a hands-on approach to addressing anxiety, body-image issues, sexual dysfunction, communication difficulties, and other common problems that hinder intimacy. I am also an expert on alternative sexual lifestyles and safer sex. I have appeared on Larry King Live and other major media and have spoken at events, conferences, and colleges across the country. Ben Lewin's career as a writer and director is spread across three continents and includes award-winning documentaries, feature films, TV movies, mini-series and episodic programs. Born in Poland in 1946, he migrated to Australia with his family in 1949. As a young man, Lewin showed great passion for photography and creative writing, and also studied and practiced law. His breakthrough project as a writer/director was The Case of Cruelty to Prawns, a comedy-drama that won the Best Television Film Award at the prestigious Melbourne Film Festival. Ben Lewin is best known in the US as the writer and director of comedy features; Paperback Romance, a love story about slightly damaged people starring Anthony LaPaglia and Gia Carrides, and the messianic farce The Favor, the Watch and the Very Big Fish, starring Bob Hoskins, Jeff Goldblum and Natasha Richardson. 
Direct download: SNS80_The_Sessions_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:22am PST

SINGLES MIXERS, ONLINE DATING & FIRE PLAY! Nerdist's Monica Moon & game developer Ivan Van Norman Join Sandra & Dave on stage live at Nerdmelt for a round of "Wow, it's weird to be single!" TOPICS: Sex Nerd Speed Dating, National Geographic Mating Dance, So Much Awkwardness, Wingmen, Brain Aneurisms, Buddy System, Fake Occupations, Stupid Questions, Psychological Damage, "King of the Nerds," Online Dating Profile Tips Galore, Messaging No-No's, Pickup Tips for Nice People, Smooching, Cum Jokes, Marry-F*ck-Kill, A SURPRISE GUEST and IVAN LIGHTS SANDRA ON FIRE!  Follow @DaveToTheRoss and @SexNerdSandra on Twitter! And visit Sex Nerd Sandra’s website for more sexy nerdiness!
Direct download: SNS79_Live_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53am PST

FIRST KISS PROTOCOL, POLYAMORY & CONDOM TECHNOLOGY! Sex-positive cartoonist Danielle Corsetto shares tips on writing, dating and kissing. TOPICS: Character Development, Pony/ Puppy/ Bunny BDSM, Cheating, Honesty, Jealousy, GIF silliness, Listener Ideas, Kissing Tips and Initiating First Contact. Danielle Corsetto is the cartoonist behind Girls With Slingshots, a slice-of-life webcomic about two girls, a bar, and a talking cactus... and vibrators, and lesbians, and unusual sexual identities, and cats and love and a little BDSM. You can read her strip (and vibrator reviews!) at www.girlswithslingshots.com every weekeday. If you enjoy a little TMI from strangers, her Twitter handle is @dcorsetto and she is an active supporter of #TMITuesday tweets. Danielle lives in Shepherdstown, WV with her two cats and a 12-year-old goldfish. Follow @DaveToTheRoss and @SexNerdSandra on Twitter! And visit Sex Nerd Sandra’s website for more sexy nerdiness!
Direct download: SNS78_Danielle_Corsetto.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26am PST

EPIC NERDY LOVE STORY! Dating advice podcaster Harris O'Malley a.k.a. Dr. Nerdlove & wife Catherine Burke O'Malley (LEOG podcast) shares how he married out of the friend zone! TOPICS: Green Lantern Rings, Ancient Online Dating, Attraction in Friendship, Nice Girls & Boys, "Death Camp for Penis," Harris's Pickup Artist Phase, Seduction vs Coercion, the Hot Best Friend, Gay Parallel, Neato Time Dilation Effect, First Kiss, Friend Zone Philosophizing, the "Nice Guys of OKC" tumblr, Nice vs Good, Pedestals, Fish Tacos and the awkward turtle emoticon!   Harris O’Malley is an Austin based blogger and dating coach who runs run the geek love advice blog Paging Dr. NerdLove where he teaches geeks and nerds how to get better at dating without having to give up that special quality that makes them geeks. His articles have been featuredonKotaku, ThinkProgress, Comics Worth Reading, Boing Bong and even the Harvard Business Journal (?!?).  He’s also participated in Lifehacker's "Ask An Expert" series, answering people’s dating conundrums. He’s also a regular contributor to Spill.com as a member of the “League of Extremely Ordinary Gentlemen” podcast. You can follow him on Facebook and Twitter as DrNerdLove. Catherine Burke O'Malley holds an MA in medieval history from Syracuse University and is a regular contributor to Spill.com on the "League of Extremely Ordinary Gentlemen" podcast, and an occasional guest reviewer on the "Remote Viewing" podcast. Her experience with romantic, sexual, and friend-zone matters is strictly practical, personal, and completely ordinary. She married former denizen of her own Friend Zone, Harris O'Malley, in May, 2012. You can find her on Facebook as "Cat from the LEOG," and on Twitter @cathburke
Direct download: SNS_Dr_Nerd_Love.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:26am PST

BDSM, SWINGING & POWER PLAY! Psych grad student & researcher Ryan Witherspoon stimulates our ears with kinky knowledge! TOPICS: Swingers vs Polyamory, Psychological Research, Healthy Kink, Pain vs Sensation, Stress-Reduction, Power Play, Service Tops, BDSM vs Abuse, Control, Trust & Pride, Surprising Research, Male Submissives, Pre-Play Negotiations, Boosting Self-Esteem, Open Conversation, Fidelity, Abundance vs Scarcity and Mindful Jealousy! Ryan Witherspoon has published peer-reviewed research and regularly presents at academic conferences nationwide on the topics of sexual minorities and alternative lifestyles, as well as school bullying and mindfulness-based practices.  Ryan will receive his Master's degree in psychology from Pepperdine University in April, enroute to earning his Ph.D.  Additionally Ryan is a state-certified sexual assault advocate and co-founder of Psychotherapists for Sexual Diversity (PSD), a Los Angeles-based professional organization for clinicians and graduate students interested in sexual diversity issues.  For more information about PSD or Ryan's research work, please email him at RyanWitherspoon@gmail.com.
Direct download: SNS_Ryan_Witherspoon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49am PST

MIND-READING HEADBANDS, VIBRATING MICE & REAL DOLLS! Guest co-host, comedy writer & illustrator Jenny Fine joins Sandra in an accidentally alcoholic CES roundup! TOPICS: Dicks in our Faces,Calling All Fan Art, IUD Update, Cell Phone Vibrators, Nerd Boy Worship, Mad Men, 3D Sex Toy Printers, Mattress Gossip, Sex & Advertising, Speculums, the Hands-Free Mauz & more tangents than you can shake a dongle at!  Jenny Fine (@jfineoriginal) is an LA based illustrator, storyboard artist and comedy writer. Her artwork can be seen in Adult Swim shows "NTSF:SD:SUV::" and "Newsreaders"; in Dan Harmon's (creator of NBC's "Community") podcast website and merchandise; all over the Nerdist website; in event posters at the Nerdist Showroom inside Meltdown Comics; and much more. She also co-created, wrote, was production designer, and starred in the Nerdist YouTube Channel web series "NerdTerns". Originally from the midwest, Jenny made her first foray into the LA comedy scene with a starring role in the viral youtube video (4 million views and counting) "Madeon Pop Culture (Dance Video)". In her free time, she likes to contribute to her autobiographical webcomic, "Vignettes", and go salsa dancing. Follow @DaveToTheRoss and @SexNerdSandra on Twitter! And visit Sex Nerd Sandra's website for more sexy nerdiness!
Direct download: SNS_J_Fine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:51am PST

MOUTH ORGASMS, FACIAL FACIALS & 90 DAYS OF ORAL SEX! Sex educator and author of "Blow Each Other Away," Jaiya Ma returns with partner D.Love to talk about their oral sex adventures. Sandra & Dave are hungry to learn! TOPICS: Hesitations, Sex Labs, Genital Slapping, Bedroom Biomechanics, Postions, P-spotting, Sexual Trajectories, D.Love's Cunnilingus Delight, Motorboating, Hummers, Solo Oral, the White Tigress Practice, Acrobatic Oral, Pheremones, Pineapples & Genital Flavors, Oral Exercise, Damn Dental Dams & a Neato Skin Tightening Trick! Jaiya is an award-winning sexologist, author of Red Hot Touch, and the founder of New World Sex Education.  She's been featured on shows such as Good Morning America, The Doctors, Nightline, Anderson Cooper and Playboy TV. Through her dynamic teachings she's helping women and men unleash their full erotic potential. Jaiya also hosts a weekly multi-media show that can be seen online at:  SexwithJaiya.com http://Bloweachotheraway.com/Sandra Follow @DaveToTheRoss and @SexNerdSandra on Twitter! And visit Sex Nerd Sandra's website for more sexy nerdiness!
Direct download: SNS_Jaiya_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:45am PST

LISTENER SEX FAILS & THE GREAT CAR SOLO SEX DEBATE OF 2013! Sandra & Dave get nostalgic for 2012 and reveal their sexy resolutions for the year to come learning they want very different things. ALSO: Sandra's hookup parable, return of the tip, sex nerd census, favorite memories of the show, listener demands, morning hotness, mortifying sex toy letter, car talk, pink panty droppers, cute catcalls & a PSA on Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder.
Direct download: SNS73_Sexy_Resolutions_and_Reveries.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58am PST

ANXIETY BONERS, INNUENDOS & SEXY SAFE SEX! Sex & relationship expert Reid Mihalko calls in to break down flirting do's and don'ts. It's our first phone interview!!! TOPICS: Lots of Thank You's, Sex Nerd Secret Stash, What is Flirting?, Opt-Out Opportunities, How Reid Gets "Hella Laid," Flirting Tips, Roleplaying, Getting Titillated, Games, Sandra Gets Shy, Negging, Safe Sex in the Bedroom plus Dave's new name is Huggy Bear!
Direct download: SNS72_Radical_Flirting.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

PHONE SEX, USED PANTIES & OTHER NAUGHTY IDEAS! Adrien & Jeremy Gonzalez join Sandra & Dave for a long distance love story and why it worked out. TOPICS: Romantic Montage, Dolphins, Worries & Fears, Keeping up the Sexy, Simultaneous Movies, Phone Companionship, Romantic Pizza, Fantastic Toy Ideas, Having Crushes, Honesty, Car Metaphors, Figuring Out Who You Are & Making Great Choices!  
Direct download: SNS71_Long_Distance_Loving.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40am PST

RULE 34, GLASS TOYS & NAKED DANCE PARTY! Sandra & Dave get a surprise chance to be alone. TOPICS: Ridiculous Custom Vibrators, Mr. Bucket, Back Massagers, iPhone Humping, Toy Purchase Considerations, Body Unsafe Pthalates, Fancy Toys, Glass vs Pyrex Dildos, Team Fun Merch, Magic Wands, URL Pranks, Birthday Spankings, Sexual Larping and Butt Massages for the Holidays!
Direct download: SNS70_Sex_Toys_and_Tangents.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15am PST

LOVE IS LIKE COCAINE and other fun facts! HuffPost's science correspondent Cara Santa Maria joins Sandra & Dave to discuss equations of the heart. TOPICS: Love Chemicals, Research, Feelings of Lust, Longevity & Bonding, Sandra's Attachment Extraction, Hook Up Dilemmas, Companionship, Keeping the Fire, Intimacy & Touch, Addiction, Fiscal Responsibility, Heart Pains, Attraction in Friendship, Strength in Single-hood and Cara & Dave make bets on Sandra's love life. Not fair, guys!!!
Direct download: SNS69_Crazy_Love.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:36am PST

PUSSY CAT LICKS PIE! Sandra & Dave literally eat pie and enjoy their week off from podcasting by podcasting. TOPICS: Conan the Barbarian Man Flesh, Grocery Store Drugs, "9 1/2 Weeks" Famous Food Scene & the Sticky Factor, Foreplay, Flowers & Romance, DATES: Muffin vs Lunch vs Dinner vs Drinks, Snack Time Glory Hole, Sexy vs Unsexy Foods, Train Metaphors, and Penetration Vegetation! (Tweet @sexnerdsandra your sexy food ideas!)  
Direct download: SNS68_Eat_Pie_Get_Stuffed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41am PST

SANDRA GETS TOUCHED A LOT & DAVE ASKS QUESTIONS! Sexological body worker Lara Catone talks pleasure & arousal, including her session with Sandra. TOPICS: Sex Labbing, Witnessing, Genital Mapping, Blood Flow Slapping, Pleasure Capping, Wild Animal Sex, Vaginal Geography, Spinal Movements, and the Cabbage Patch.
Direct download: SNS67_Ep_67.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

DAVE GETS TOUCHED A LOT & SANDRA WATCHES! Somatic sexologist, author and sex genius Jaiya Ma blows Sandra's mind with SO MUCH hands-on knowledge! TOPICS: Sex Lab Hypothesis, Fingering Techniques, The G, U & AFE Spots, Layers of Erotic Touch, Sexy Bones, Sacrum Cupping, Sexual Shame Story, Softening & Melting Your Touch, Different Genital Types and the Levels of Erotic Consciousness.
Direct download: SNS66_Red_Hot_Touch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

SWINGERS, DIRTY TALK & ORGASMIC EGO BOOSTS! Sex icon Nina Hartley nerds out on juicy tidbits. TOPICS: Erotic Brain Structure, Kinky Venn Diagram, Yang Energy, Sex Environments, Fantasy Privacy, Giving & Receiving, Rachel Maddow and How to be a Good Master & Lover!
Direct download: SNS65_Sex_Nerd_Nina_Hartley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:57am PST

NERD MATING DANCE & EXERCISES FOR BETTER SEX! Amy Jo Goddard spills the dirt on becoming a sexually empowered earthling. BUT FIRST, Mo Fathelbab & Ben Dunn of the web series "NerdTerns" joins the table. TOPICS: Sandra Thanks Her Wish List Supporters, 5 Languages of Love, NerdTerns Origin Story, Sexual Frustration, Hitting on Women. THEN: Money & Sex, Body Love, Naked Dance Party, Core Powers, Sexual Role Models, Sexual Menu Game, the Question Never to Ask and a Title Contest!
Direct download: SNS64_Sexual_Empowerment.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07am PST

 ANAL G-SPOTTING, SEX SOUNDS & SEX GEEK RETREATS! Sandra reveals her secret motives behind her new show. Dave & Sandra talk Sumo Wrestling, Dildos, Making Out with Smokers, Sandra's Sex Lab, Sex Nerd Shame, Car Jerk Off Techniques and Presidential Cigars. THEN, Dee Dennis shares how she went from lonely spouse to sex blogger to sex conference mogul, uniting sex-positives in beautiful nerdery.
Direct download: SNS63_Sex_Nerds_Unite.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:09am PST

SPANKING POWDER, SEA MONKEYS & ROLEPLAY PARTY GAMES! Emily Prior & Tim Woodman join Sandra & Dave to discuss the beautiful freshness of what roleplay can bring to a relationship. TOPICS: Sexual Minorities, Fetishism, In n Out Burger,  Teenage Makeouts, Improv Applications, School Yard Rules, Super Mario, "Let's Pretend," Power Dynamics, Watermelons, Partner Worship and a game you just MUST play with your friends!
Direct download: SNS62_Role_Play.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:01am PST

OBSCENITY LAWS, GUILTY FEELINGS & THE JUDGY HAND OF JUSTICE. First Amendment, Intellectual Property, and Entertainment attorney Allan B. Gelbard schools Sandra on the ways of the law. TOPICS: Lustful Thoughts, Court Conundrums, Porn Industry Insights, Condoms on-Camera, STI Testing, Political Pitfalls, Sneaky Law Language, Religion, Consent, Our Freedom of Expression, Lewd Conduct Clarity and what $11 BILLION DOLLARS has to say about ALL OF US.
Direct download: SNS61_Porn_Laws.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53am PST

STRIP CLUB TAXES, FEAR & INNOCENCE! Sandra & Dave answer emails on under & overactive erections. THEN Dr. Marty Klein MFT sheds light on the intersection of Sex and Emotion in the Political Sphere. TOPICS: Sandra's new Meltdown show, Boners, How to Undermine Democracy, Why Folks Stay Quiet, Sexual Expression & the 1st Amendment, Understanding Fear, "Uterus" & Other Dirty Words, Discipline vs Compassion, Oprah, NPR, Penis Straws and What Bachelorette Parties & Celebrities Have in Common!
Direct download: SNS60_Sex_and_Politics.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36am PST

SEXUAL SENSES, FUTURE BREEDERS & MAGIC SPERM! Sandra & Dave answer an email on an angled dangle and discuss brand spankin’ new sex conference Catalyst Con! THEN hilarious powerhouse & comedian Maria Falzone shares stories of sex education, vulvas and showerheads. Checkout Maria’s fantastic show at SexRules.com. ***Apologies for the audio quality this week, Sex Nerds!
Direct download: SNS59_Sex_Rules_With_Maria_Falzone.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:32am PST

CONTRACEPTION, SPERMICIDE & ENDLESS THEORETICAL WEIGHT GAIN! Oh man! Nurse Practitioner Patty Cason returns to handle the mysteries of keeping the uterus baby-free. But first, Dave harasses Sandra with his sperm. TOPICS: Hand Knit Anatomy, Dave & Sandra Awkwardly Roleplay, Safer Sex vs Contraception, the Pill/Patch/Ring Trifecta, Hormones ‘n’ Stuff, IUCs, Monkeys, Emergency Plans, Implants, Injections, Male Options and Dirty Double Dutching!
Direct download: SNS58_No_Babies_Allowed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03am PST

FACE HERPES, TESTY TESTERS & the CANCER VACCINE! Part 1 of 2 Episodes on STD & Contraceptive Basics, veteran Nurse Practitioner Patty Cason lays down the STI knowledge, focusing on HPV, Herpes, Chlamydia, Syphilis & the new Gonorrhea Superbug. ALSO: Health Benefits of Sex, Intimate Partner Violence, STD vs STI, vaccines, testing, Prophylactic Doilies, Dental Dams, Hep C, Herpes 1 & 2 the Worst PSA EVER!
Direct download: SNS57_HPV_STIs__TMIs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

BATH HOUSES, GAY SEX CULTURE & ORDERING A NICE MAN ON THE INTERNET! Comedian Guy Branum and artist Michael Squillacioti spill the lube on the fascinating world of man-on-man hookup culture. TOPICS: Fun with Grindr, Casual Jerk offs, Online Sex, Gay Bar Back Rooms, the Orientation Iceberg, Male Bisexuality & the Double Standard, the Hard Road Out of the Closet, Pretty Gay Boys, Bears & Hyper-Masculinity, Tips for Newbies, Sexellent Negotiation and One Heck of an Eye Gaze! Sandra is very jealous of all of this.
Direct download: SNS56_Gay_Potluck.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:25am PST

MYTHS & FACTS on ERECTION STRENGTH, SIZE & STAMINA! Urologist Dr. Dudley Danoff uses his 40 years of experience to help Sandra & Dave understand the Hard & Soft of the situation! TOPICS: Male Anatomy Epiphanies, Wet Dreams, Blue Balls, those Awkward Exams, Urology Jokes, the Truth About Size Surgeries, Pills & Pumps, Morning Wood, Exercises for Endurance and the Future of Male Birth Control! Checkout Dr. Dudley's book at penispowerbook.com!
Direct download: SNS55_The_Penis_Power_Hour.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

HANGOVER SEX, METACOGNITION and MASCULINITY! Sandra & Dave stopover in San Francisco to chat it up with sex educator & blogger Charlie Glickman! TOPICS: Sexual Shame's Many Emotions, Good Shame, Attunement, Post-Coital Guilt, Recognizing & Healing Triggers, Anal Play, Gender Boxing, Inconvenient Penile Functioning and Dave Wages a War on the Man Box! ALSO: How AROUSAL effects our mental abilities. Neat!
Direct download: SNS54_Shame_and_healing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45am PST

BLOWUP DOLLS, VIRGINITY and PANTY RIPPING! Nerd king Chris Hardwick & Sandra's BFF Yvette Baker join Sandra & Dave on stage for a 1 year anniversary full of laughter and stories. TOPICS: Love confessions, Marc Maron's Jedi Trick, Puttin' Your Cookies on the Table, Sex Nerd Sandra Origin Story, Catholic Shame, Virginity, Doctor Who Role Play, Tardis Dildo Sounds, Clit-Blocking, Nerd Dating, Junk Grabbing, Dancing Tips, Hardwick Choreography, Sexual Tension & many, many Thank You's for a wonderful year.
Direct download: SNS53_More_Than_the_Tip_with_Chris_Hardwick.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:29am PST

RED LIGHT DISTRICT, LOVE HOTELS and PENIS SNUGGIES! Sandra shares her recent adventure delving into Japanese sex & relationship culture. Dave proves the strength of their latex. TOPICS: Sneaking into a Brothel (aka Soapland), Used Panty Vending Machines, Karaoke, Host Culture, Doorknob Porn, Masturbation, BJ Machine Fail, School Girl Outfits, Arranged Marriage & all the Fun Sex Toys Sandra Brought Back!
Direct download: SNS52_Japan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36am PST

GENITAL INTERFACING, BATTLESTAR GALLACTICA ROLEPLAY & HUGS! Sandra and Dave take questions from listeners. It's super fun time! Topics include: bikini waxes, eye-watering vaginal scent, erotic fan fiction, Dave's feelings, Sandra's feelings, and the letter to represent so many letters (i.e. Nice Sex Nerd looking for love online and has never been on a date). Sandra shares secret mantra and facial tip. Life is good.
Direct download: SNS51_Listener_Mail_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:19am PST

JESSICA RABBIT, WOLVERINE and THE INNER CAST OF CHARACTERS! Also, GO AHEAD, OBJECTIFY YOUR PARTNER ALREADY! Dave and Sandra get excited about their sexual spirit animals. THEN Jungian psychotherapist Chelsea Wakefield blows Sandra's mind with her Jedi level sex wisdom. Finally, Dave returns and Sandra crowd sources the sexy. TOPICS: Edgy Sex, Explaining Sexual Energy, the Venn Diagram of Every Relationship, Pitfalls of the Enlightened Male, Roles That Kill Our Sex Lives, Gatekeepers, Upping Thy Sexy Quotient, plus SEXUAL SELFISHNESS and OUR INSTINCTUAL SELVES! 
Direct download: SNS50_Your_Sexual_Archetype.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:02am PST

PILLS, PUMPS and PUNS! Comedian Laura Kightlinger and therapist Dr. Hernando Chaves help us size up the situation live at NerdMelt! Topics include: Sext tips, When it's too big, Dildo picking mishaps, Porn, Dave's apartment, Kama Sutra Wisdom, Poisonous snakes, Self Subjectivity, Averages, Foreskin, Hygiene, Breast size and a whole lot of giggling!
Direct download: SNS49_Does_Size_Matter_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

 HELLO KITTY BONDAGE, BIRTH CONTROL and FREEDOM!!! Sandra and Dave discuss sexy Japan, questionable souvenirs, past eps and feelings. THEN Nurse practitioner Rae Jean Blaschka of Kodiak, Alaska reassures Sandra and her fussy cervix that IUDs are super great! How IUDs are inserted, how they work, misconceptions and why she loves them are discussed. 
Direct download: SNS48_IUDs_of_Independence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:51am PST

BACKDOORS, FRONT DOORS and WHAT'S UP YOUR WAZOO!? Sandra chats with Megan Angelloux briefly on how sexuality is taught in medical school. THEN she gets fabulously detailed with Tracy Sher, a pelvic floor physical therapist, on the wonders of genital anatomy. Topics include: ER X-rays, Misdiagnosis, Internal Mapping, THE BULBO! Under vs Overactive Muscles, Butt Clenching, Poor PC Exercising Habits, Man Body Issues, Cyclists and How to Use Your Inner Elevator!
Direct download: SNS47_The_Pelvic_Gurus.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30am PST

PANSEXUALS, OMNISEXUALS and OPPORTUNISTS! Dave and Sandra talk orientation. Sandra talks with Regina Reinhardt, Ph.D of The American Institute of Bisexuality about what it means to like everybody. Topics include: The importance of bisexual research, swinger communities, bi males, bullying, the Kinsey scale, tough relationship choices, and fun terms like bi-attracted, bi-curious, poly pan, and more!
Direct download: SNS46_The_Invisible_Bisexual.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52am PST

MUFFIN DATES, TACO DATES and OFFICIAL DATES! Chivalry isn't dead, it's just really confusing. Join Sandra, Dave with Dating Advice Girl, Erin Tillman, plus dating extraordinaire Madison Shepard for a hilarious look at the mating dance including: Prep, During and Follow Up Procedures, Common Courtship Qualms (who pays?), Dating for Sex vs Love, Bookmarking, and why FUN should be the ultimate objective!
Direct download: SNS45_Dating_and..._Chivalry_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:10am PST

AMERICAN PIE, RAPE FREEZE TAG and OGLING GOOGLE! How do we talk to our kids about sex? Do we let the internet do it for us? No! Sex educators Brynne and Melissa return with more adorb teen Q's, then sexologist Lanae St.John (@TheMamaSutra) shares how to start the convo and teach the early building blocks for a lifetime of healthy sexuality
Direct download: SNS44_The_Birds_n__Bees__Kids.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59pm PST

SNOWFLAKES! CROTCH POINTING! TEACHABLE MOMENTS! School sex educators Brynne Zaniboni & Melissa Soltman share their adventures in talking to adolescents about sex! Topics include: The Importance of Sex Ed, Common Classroom Questions, Pancake Uterus, Awkward Boners, Keeping it Scientific, Morning After Pill, When You Don't Know the Answer and How to Keep it Casual. PLUS! Bonus intro: The Team Fun Origin Story!
Direct download: SNS43_The_Birds_n_Bees__Teens.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

ADULT SUPER POWERS! FALLING IN LOVE FOREVER! KEY PARTIES! Poly folks Kristy and KJ join us for a live show on loving outside the box! Topics include: Partner Labels, Love in Abundance, Swingers vs Poly, The Power of "No," Oxytocin, Putting Yourself First, Kids in Poly Families, Emotional Accountability, Jealousy vs Compersion and Sandra gets offered a breast!
Direct download: SNS42_Gold_Star_Polyamory_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

MASTURBATION MYTHS! THE BEST CURE FOR THE HICCUPS EVER! SCIENCE! Sexologist Megan Andelloux joins us to talk orgasmic science & pleasure. Topics include: Vibrator Diet, The Joy of Earning It, Nerve Pathways, Medical Textbook Errors, Mental Orgasms, Awkward Roommate Moments and the Truth about the G-Spot.
Direct download: SNS41_Orgasms_for_Everybody.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

EROTICA REVIEW! SIMULTANEOUS ORGASMS! SPANKING! Sandra & Mistress Mary battle it out as they examine the book taking the nation by sexy storm, "50 Shades of Grey." Topics include: BDSM Lifestyle Contracts, Spanking, Harry Potter, Sardonic Plot Synopsis, Submissive Determination, Character Arcs, Hot Sex Scenes and DnD Dominance.
Direct download: SNS40_50_Shades_of_Cray-Cray.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

ANATOMY ENLIGHTENMENT! TRIGGER POINTS! SAD VAG SOLUTIONS! Sandra tells Dave all about the neato sexual anatomy she learned at the sex science conference! Then SexTherapist Dr. Rachel Pearson sneaks away with Sandra to talk Women's Genital Pain therapy. Also discussed: Funny Anatomy Words, Childbirth, Masturbation, Self Care and Turning that Frown Upside Down... in bed.
Direct download: SNS39_Box_Blues.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:42am PST

MARRIAGE ALGORITHMS! NECK ORGASM! SEXUAL LITERACY! Chock full of sex facts, Sandra is back from 4 days in sex science heaven, sharing TONS of newfound knowledge with Dave! Then Dr. Christopher White talks Sexual Literacy and Training. Topics: Quad S Conference Recap, Sex Nerd Census, Manly Erogenous Zones, Clit History, Vaginal Orgasm Myths, Gynophile vs Androphile. Also, Holistic Sexual Health, Misleading Research Titles, Barebacking, Sex for Pleasure, plus Drugs, Alcohol and the "Eff it" line.
Direct download: SNS38_Sex_Science_Nerdiness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:29am PST

FAT POSITIVITY! WEIGHTY MYTHS! PORK CHOP EYES! Author and historian Hanne Blank talks pleasure at any size. Then Sandra interviews a big n tall straight bear with self-confidence to match. Topics: Panda Three-Way, Porn, Public vs Private Desires, Topology, Fat Jokes, Limp Starfish, Helen Mirren, Medical Issues, Sex Positions, Reclaiming "Fat," Sandra's Shame Moment and Expanding Attraction.
Direct download: SNS37_Big_Love.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

LATE BLOOMERS! HYMEN MYTHS! CHERRY POPPIN' STORIES! Sandra corners filmmaker Therese Shechter into sharing insights from her upcoming documentary, "How to Lose Your Virginity." BONUS: Sandra interviews an old friend who was once a virgin lover. What!? Topics include: Your Number, The Catch 22, Self Esteem Drop, Sexual Milestones, Lesbians and a Great Mirroring Trick.
Direct download: SNS36_Virgin__The_Sexual_Debutante.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

TONGUE TIPS! SALIVA SCIENCE! WANDERING HANDS! Comedian TJ Miller cracks us up and helps school us on the fine art of the smooch. Live show topics include: Kissing Chemistry, Pre-Kiss Prep, No-No's, Communication, Lip Softening Tricks, Kama Sutra, Spine Tinglies, Foreplay and Over-the-Clothing Pleasuring!
Direct download: SNS35_Kiss_and_Make_Out.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:32am PST

TONGUE EXERCISE! TECHNIQUES! HOT SPOTS! Sandra and Dave discuss topics including: Strap on BJs, Taste, Manly Yeast Infections, Face F***ing, Finding the Magic Pressure, Dome vs Virgin Mouth, Pleasure Anatomy, The Swordswallower's Secret, Fun Techniques and a parting thought on Virginity!
Direct download: SNS34_Blowjobs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48pm PST

CONNIE LINGUS! DINING AT THE Y! WHISPERING IN HER WILLOWS! No matter what you call it, it's fun! Novelist and sex educator Allison Moon returns to show us "how to drive a Vulva." Topics include: Sex Positive vs Sex Neutral, Decoding Sex Sounds, The Importance of Pressure, Variety-then-Consistency, Reverse Spock, HOW TO FIND THE CLIT!, Penetration?, Avoiding the Downward Spiral, Bossy Bottoming, Vestibule: The Mudroom of the Vagina, TONGUE TRICKS and Pussy Taste!
Direct download: SNS33_Snatch_Attack.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

GROUP SEX! EIFFEL TOWERS! DIVING FOR GENITALS! Sex educators Reid Mihalko and Allison Moon school us on Threesomes! Topics: Embracing the awkward, asking for what you want, drug-fueled vs pre-planned , black-belt-impromptu-lesbian-orgy, scrabble n' sex machines, Gandhi, reverse engineering jealousy, cuckolding, unicorns, fancy positions and Pavlovian cunnilingus! Never a dull moment.
Direct download: SNS32_Threesomes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:29am PST

Marc Maron schools us all on how to talk dirty. Topics: Sex noises, violent cuddling, tips on starting, phone sex, sexting, a dungeon tangent and begging for it. Marc reveals a side not everyone knows.
Direct download: SNS31_Marc_Maron.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12am PST

SEX WORK! HOT MONOGAMY! FEMALE ORGASM! Author and performer Jillian Lauren shares how she went from a teenage stripper to harem hottie for the Prince of Brunei. It's a fascinatingly true tale. ALSO: Weezer gossip, wishful threesomes, infertility, tips for hot monogamy, your body connection, faking orgasms and a whole lotta honesty.
Direct download: SNS30_Harem_Hottie.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:06am PST

MASCULINITY: Dr. Shira Tarrant and Sandra talk men. Dave busts into the Friend Zone. Topics include: Owning Who You Are, Feminism, Sexy Consent, Alpha vs Beta Males, Dancing, Dial-up Modem Impressions and Sandra's Bend-Over-Boyfriend experience.
Direct download: SNS29_The_Man_Box.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:35am PST

TOPIC: DIY sex toys & . Renaissance man Chris Gore (of G4) talks dirty & nerdy. Topics: Gore's homegrown dirty talk technique, the first date speech, anal yoga, snakebite kit kinkiness, Dave's take on dungeons and Chris' new project, FetishVil.
Direct download: SNS28_Chris_Gore.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am PST

TOPIC: Buck Angel. Known for his tag line, "Man with a Pussy," Buck sits down and spills the dirt on life as Howard Stern's most memorable guest. Topics include: Bucks' relationship to his vajayjay, Sandra's trans-date-gone-wrong, the metal detector method for pleasure, tips on first kisses, insight into the trans world, pre-porn shoot negotiations and why taking the lead in bed rocks.  
Direct download: SNS27_Manly-Man__Girly-Bits.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:59am PST

TOPIC: Bedroom Blunders! Recorded live at Nerdist Theatre, Sandra and Dave welcome Jake Weisman (Women Sketch Comedy) and Barbie Davenport (LA Weekly) to the stage for useful tips and ridiculous stories. Topics abound! Condom slippage, psychological self-sabotage, erectile dysfunction, vaginal dryness, awkward hookups, breast play etiquette, improving your taste, how to last longer and one heck of a shocking snowball story.
Direct download: SNS26_Whiskey_Dick.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41pm PST

TOPIC: Sandra shares simple tips for amping up your orgasm. But first, naughty new year’s resolutions, clit anatomy, a unique premature ejaculation solution and producer Katie pops her SNS cherry. Also, Dave must ice his balls and Sandra treats his face like a vulva. 
Direct download: SNS25_Orgasmic_Resolutions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Kevin Eastman, self-described “Uber Geek,” co-creator of TMNT and publisher of “Heavy Metal” magazine explains how he went from a member of Julie Strain’s fan club to her husband. It’s nerd magic. Plus: Love at First Sight, X-rated Cartoons and the Friend Zone.
Direct download: SNS24_Kevin_Eastman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

GUY-NEXT-DOOR: Comedian Moshe Kasher joins us for a hearty discussion and debate on the wide world of sex and promiscuity.Topics include: The dark side of sex, G-spotting, faking orgasm, handjobs, circumcision, feelings and Cher.
Direct download: SNS23_A_Numbers_Game.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Dr. Christopher Ryan, co-author of “Sex at Dawn” blows Sandra’s mind with the origins of human sexual behavior. Dave joins us briefly to vibrate our minds. Topics: Why our sexuality is about more than reproduction, a shocking truth about birth control and why Dr. Who fans are so sexy!
Direct download: SNS22_Awesome_Ancient_Sex.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

TOPIC: It's time to turn the tables! Life Impassioned coach Alicia Cybulski joins us for a live NerdMelt show on how to get the boy! We share simple tips on flirting, touch, and how to rock your sexy self with pride.
Direct download: SNS21_Female_Seduction.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Q&A: Sexpert Jamye Waxman returns! We answer questions on swallowing, oral sexing, faking orgasms and how to get better at everything. Also, kissing tips and what NOT to say in bed!
Direct download: SNS20_Sex_Quemments_4__Blade_Runner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23am PST

TOPIC: Oral sex empowerment. Hear how Mistress Mary bloomed into a full fledged Blowjob Queen.  Also, the shadowpuppet hold, multi-orgasmic men, the greasy spoon position and eye contact for the win!
Direct download: SNS19_BJs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:50am PST

Dave drills Sandra on all the neato pickup tips she learned at her high school reunion! They discuss how to stay in the game, how to get her away from her friends and how to be a great wingman. This episode was supposed to be on blowjob techniques, and there's a big juicy tip at the end, but first...
Direct download: SNS18_Sexy_School_Reunion.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Q&A/SEXPERT: Jamye Waxman tells us about her breasts. Sandra comes out of the closet. Dave writes a book. Pearl necklaces, reorganizing your genitals, anal toys, cat lube racing, vaginal exercises, friends-with-benefits and how not to get stabbed by your girlfriend.
Direct download: SNS17_Sex_Quemments_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:38am PST

TOPIC: Can we keep it spicy? Enter rad husband and wife team Alicia Lum-Denchasy and Ian Denchasy (founders of FreddyandEddy.com). Topics: Dirty Talk, Roleplay Mishaps, Sex Outside the Bedroom and How to Stay Playful. Plus: Earthquake Sex, Tantra, Sexting, Sandra’s French maid attempt and the ONE THING Alicia will never say. (Recorded Live at NerdMelt in L.A.)
Direct download: SNS16_Spicing_It_Up.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am PST

TOPIC: Playing adult make believe with guests Emily E. Prior and Tim Woodman, sexperts & long time sweeties. ***WARNING: Intense sex play is discussed, including fantasy rape roleplay and edge play. Also: Costumes, Tips, Favorite Fantasies, The SNS drinking game, Dungeon Nerds, Second Life, and more!
Direct download: SNS_15_Hardcore_Roleplay.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:13am PST

SEXPERT: Lara Catone, sexual wellness educator, shares the secrets of orgasmic birth, internal/external pelvic massage and neato g-spot nerves. Then, Lara’s partner, Will Shivers, joins us for a fantastic look into open relationships (even in monogamy!), personal triggers and hot communication. Plus, fun tangents galore!
Direct download: Stress_Relief.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07pm PST

TOPIC: Hitting on women, but for nice guys. Charm expert Jordan Harbinger joins Sandra and Dave live on stage at NerdMelt. Topics include: The importance of blinking, body language, the creepy factor and Sandra’s personal favorite: Admitting insecurity IS confidence. Audience questions: Gentle rejection, online dating and getting out of the friend zone. 
Direct download: Ladies_Man.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:50am PST

Q&A: Comedians Ed Salazar & Dave Ross help Sandra Daugherty answer the tough questions. Question topics: Coming too soon, what's the best toy, partner-pleasing book suggestions, faking orgasm and partner communication. Plus, Dr. Who and Battlestar drooling, anal beads and Sandra gives out gold stars when you're good in bed.
Direct download: Answerin_Emails_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:49pm PST

GIRL-NEXT-DOOR: Sandra and Dave talk to Rachel, a sexy cougar going through treatment. Can you have cancer AND a sex life? Yes! This show is dedicated to anyone who has or loves someone with breast cancer. Topics: Sex toys, hardcore medical stories (Squeamish Beware!), talking to your doctor about sex, adult store discoveries, old timey sex ed, vaginal dilation, and not letting cancer define who your are. (Please donate to IHeartMySharkfin.com)
Direct download: Sex_and_Cancer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:12pm PST

TOPIC: How to get junk into your trunk. Sandra & Dave talk first-timer anal sex. Topics: Myths, Anatomy, Handy Techniques, Lube and a coast-to-coast sphincter push. Sorry, Mom!
Direct download: Booty_Basics.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:42pm PST

Q&A: Comedians Ed Salazar and Dave Ross help Sandra Daugherty answer the tough questions. But first: Hardcore sex class at Burning Man, watching porn as a couple and Ed’s love of Kitchen Sex.  Q’s: 1) How do I tell her I don’t like her BJ’s? 2)I have HPV. Can I still have sex? 3) Look at my penis! Does this condom fit right?
Direct download: Answerin_Emails.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:37pm PST

SEXPERT: Mistress Mary Typhus talks the business of domination with Sandra Daugherty and comedian Dave Ross. Topics: “Just the Tip” (Stocking Bondage & Safe words), Spankings and Impact Implements, Angry Chicken Cosplay, Loving Humiliation, and a roleplay story that brought down the house!
Direct download: Dungeon_Dom.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:56pm PST

PANEL: Sandra's coworkers join her for stories from the front lines. We're talking customer satisfaction to the maximum. Topics: weirdest moments, crank call revenge, the Fleshlight, and a goat. Plus listener questions! WARNING: Sexual behaviors will be discussed re: workplace trainings that could be triggering to sensitive souls. You've been warned, nerd friends!
Direct download: 7-_Sex_Store_Warriors.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28pm PST

SEXPERT: Sex expert Jamye Waxman and I help comedian Ed Salazar ready his semen soldiers for a night of passion.  TOPICS include: Female masturbation, hot blowjobs, porn trends, Burning Man and a round of Just the Tip!
Direct download: 6-_Semen_Soliders.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:32pm PST

GIRL-NEXT-DOOR: Girl-next-door Elaine Smith joins Comedian Dave Ross and me, Sex Nerd Sandra as we talk brothels, booty toys and a few more things a bit... taboo. We answer 2 listener questions on toys and blow jobs, then finish with a jovial roundtable discussion on hands-free bj machines. Pictures at SexNerdSandra.com!
Direct download: 5-_Taboo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:07pm PST