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Wild & Sublime

A podcast about sex for everyone, no matter your preferences, orientation, or relationship style — based on the popular live Chicago talk show, hosted by sex educator Karen Yates. Panelists, interviews, stories, Q and A, and more reflect a dynamic and all-encompassing view of sexuality. Join the juicy party!

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Zachary Zane is a BOYSLUT! [Rebroadcast]
Send us a Text Message.In this lively interview with bisexual mega influencer and Men’s Health columnist Zachary Zane, he discusses Boyslut, his recent book, now in paperback, that chronicles his sexual journey, as well as how to live a more shame-free, sex-positive life. [Rebroadcast]Get tix to our Chicago Pride Show on Friday, June 28, 8pm!Help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity! Leave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club!In this episode:Zachary Zane - author and sex columnist Boyslut, the book. Get it at Bookshop, our affiliate partner!Are you looking for…?A Wild & Sublime giftEpisodes on specific topicsBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process! Use our affiliate link for $20 off!Want to rev up your relationship? Host Karen Yates, a somatic intimacy coach, gives you easy tools to put into practice right away with her free guide: Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication. Download today!Want to be Wild & Sublime out in the world?  Check out our tees and accessories. Peep our Limited Collection to make a sexy statement.GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
57:19 6/13/24
Tristan Taormino—sex-positive trailblazer
Send us a Text Message.In this lively interview with award-winning author and sex educator Tristan Taormino, she discusses her memoir, A Part of the Heart Can’t Be Eaten, recounting her queer youth and relationship with her gay dad, making feminist porn, being a femme dyke, and why people aren’t having sex now.Get tix to our PRIDE SHOW. Chicago, Friday, June 28 at 8pm.In this episode:Author and sex educator Tristan TaorminoHost, sex educator, and energy worker Karen Yates  A Part of the Heart Can’t Be Eaten –buy on Bookshop and support Wild & SublimeGet Say It Better in Bed, Karen’s free guide to upping your intimacy pleasure. Download here!The Afterglow, our Patreon membership group, brings you regular bonus content, early alerts, and goodies! Our newest $10/mo member benefit: 10% off all W&S merch! Or show your love for Wild & Sublime any time: Leave a tip!Be Wild & Sublime out in the world!  Check out our new tees and accessories for maximum visibility. Peep our Limited Collection and let your inner relationship anarchist run free… Prefer to read the convo? Full episode transcripts are available on our website.Support the showFollow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
68:27 5/30/24
Overcoming jealousy and envy in relationships
Send us a Text Message.Our panel of sex-positive therapists discuss the roots of jealousy and envy, and share the best ways to approach these uncomfortable feelings in both open and monogamous relationships. From our May 2024 live show.For info and tickets to our live Pride Show in Chicago on Friday June 28, go here.In this episode:Sex-positive therapist Matthew AmadorSex and relationship therapist Ari KimbleSex-positive therapist James ChamerlikHost, sex educator, and energy worker Karen Yates Get Say It Better in Bed, Karen’s free guide to upping your intimacy pleasure. Download here!The Afterglow, our Patreon membership group, brings you regular bonus content, early alerts, and goodies! Our newest $10/mo member benefit: 10% off all W&S merch! Or show your love for Wild & Sublime any time: Leave a tip!Be Wild & Sublime out in the world!  Check out our new tees and accessories for maximum visibility. Peep our Limited Collection and let your inner relationship anarchist run free… Prefer to read the convo? Full episode transcripts are available on our website.Support the showFollow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
39:43 5/16/24
"Sex When You Don't Feel Like It" with Cyndi Darnell [rebroadcast]
Send us a Text Message.Do you and your partner have mismatched libidos?  In this fascinating interview that turns many long-held ideas on their head, sexologist and author Cyndi Darnell talks about her book that helps people connect to their authentic desires and build connection. [Rebroadcast] In Chicago on Saturday May 4? Get tix to our live show and podcast recording!Buy Sex When You Don't Feel Like It on Bookshop, our affiliate partner.In this episode:Cyndi Darnell - Sex & relationship therapist, clinical & somatic sexologistBuy Sex When You Don't Feel Like It: The Truth about Mismatched Libido and Rediscovering Desire on Bookshop – support independent booksellers and Wild & Sublime when you buy through our link! Plus many more sex & relationship book recs. Prefer to read the convo? Full episode transcripts are available on our website.GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
45:19 5/2/24
Being Black and kinky with filmmaker David Weathersby
Send us a Text Message.Chicago documentary filmmaker David Weathersby talks to Karen about his work chronicling the Black kink community in Chicago, including his upcoming series Sex in Color and his film Thee Debauchery Ball.In this episode:Documentary filmmaker David Weathersby. Also on Instagram. Thee Debauchery Ball event info Watch the documentary Thee Debauchery Ball on Amazon Prime or Tubi Host, sex educator, and energy worker Karen Yates Get Say It Better in Bed, Karen’s free guide to upping your intimacy pleasure. Download here!The Afterglow, our Patreon membership group, brings you regular bonus content, early alerts, and goodies! Our newest $10/mo member benefit: 10% off all W&S merch! Or show your love for Wild & Sublime any time: Leave a tip!Be Wild & Sublime out in the world!  Check out our new tees and accessories for maximum visibility. Peep our Limited Collection and let your inner relationship anarchist run free… Prefer to read the convo? Full episode transcripts are available on our website.Support the showFollow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
38:26 4/18/24
Using Tarot for Sex and Relationships
Send us a Text Message.Art therapist and counselor Alyse Ruriani explains how Tarot, the ancient divinatory card deck, can be a tool for self-growth and inner work around one’s sex life and relationships. Host Karen Yates uses herself as the subject in a reading–with a little bit of anxiety!In this episode:Art therapist and counselor Alyse Ruriani.  Also on Instagram Host, sex educator, and energy worker Karen Yates Rowan Tree CounselingBuy Tarot for Change and the Queer Tarot deck on Bookshop, our affiliate partner. Need a good read on sexuality or relationships? Check out our recs on BookshopGet Say It Better in Bed, Karen’s free guide to upping your intimacy pleasure. Download here!The Afterglow, our Patreon membership group, brings you regular bonus content, early alerts, and goodies! Our newest $10/mo member benefit: 10% off all W&S merch! Or show your love for Wild & Sublime any time: Leave a tip!Be Wild & Sublime out in the world!  Check out our new tees and accessories for maximum visibility. Peep our Limited Collection and let your inner relationship anarchist run free… Prefer to read the convo? Full episode transcripts are available on our website.Support the showGET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
46:57 4/4/24
“Entwined”—expansive polyamory with author Alex Alberto
Send us a Text Message.Author Alex Alberto talks with Karen about “Entwined,” their memoir that explores polyamory, including community living, triads, pansexuality, and how the French and English language rate in describing being nonbinary.In this episode:Author Alex Alberto. Also on InstagramHost and sex educator Karen Yates Buy Entwined on Bookshop, our affiliate partner. Need a good read on sexuality or relationships? Check out our recs on Bookshop!Relationship anarchyRelationship anarchy tee and tote in our shop!Get Say It Better in Bed, Karen’s free guide to upping your intimacy pleasure. Download here!The Afterglow, our Patreon membership group, brings you regular bonus content, early alerts, and goodies! Our newest $10/mo member benefit: 10% off all W&S merch! Or show your love for Wild & Sublime any time: Leave a tip!Be Wild & Sublime out in the world!  Check out our new tees and accessories for maximum visibility. Peep our Limited Collection and let your inner relationship anarchist run free… Prefer to read the convo? Full episode transcripts are available on our website.Support the showGET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
45:14 3/21/24
Communication in bed—what's going on??
Send us a Text Message.Do you want to express yourself better in bed? Sex educator and host Karen Yates explains what might be getting in the way  (a lot!) and offers solutions in this solo episode.In this episode:Betty Martin - Wheel of ConsentKaren’s interview with Betty MartinBuy The Art of Receiving and Giving on Bookshop, our affiliate partner. Need a good read on sexuality or relationships? Check out our recs on Bookshop!Get Say It Better in Bed, Karen’s free guide to upping your intimacy pleasure. Download here!The Afterglow, our Patreon membership group, brings you early alerts and goodies! Our newest $10/mo member benefit: 10% off all W&S merch! Or show your love for Wild & Sublime any time: Leave a tip!Be Wild & Sublime out in the world!  Check out our new tees and accessories for maximum visibility. Peep our Limited Collection and let your inner relationship anarchist run free… Prefer to read the convo? Full episode transcripts are available on our website.Support the showFollow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
08:49 3/7/24
Men, trauma, and sex with JoJo Bear [rebroadcast]
Send us a Text Message.What do male-identified people hold in their bodies that keeps them from greater pleasure? Karen interviews JoJo Bear, a somatic sex and intimacy guide, about what he’s learned from years of working with men in this rebroadcast from 2022.JoJo Bear - Somatic sex & intimacy guideKaren Yates - somatic sex educator and energy healerBody Electric SchoolBetty Martin - Wheel of ConsentKaren’s interview with Betty MartinNeed a good read on sexuality or relationships? Check out our recs on Bookshop!Interested in working with Karen Yates and exploring the power of healing with sound? Go to karen-yates.com to contact her for an appointment and learn more.The Afterglow, our Patreon membership group, brings you regular bonus content, early alerts, and goodies! Our newest $10/mo member benefit: 10% off all W&S merch! Or show your love for Wild & Sublime any time: Leave a tip!Be Wild & Sublime out in the world!  Check out our new tees and accessories for maximum visibility. Peep our Limited Collection and let your inner relationship anarchist run free… Prefer to read the convo? Full episode transcripts are available on our website.Support the showFollow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
45:14 2/22/24
"More: a Memoir of Open Marriage" with author Molly Roden Winter
Send us a Text Message.Molly Roden Winter talks with Karen about her bestselling memoir More, which honestly chronicles opening up her long-term marriage while being a mother and then caregiver to her parents.We are part of the Lincoln Lodge podcast network!Buy More through Bookshop. Help independent booksellers and Wild & Sublime! Check out Entwined by Alex Alberto (and mentioned by Molly) on Bookshop, too!On this episode:Molly Roden Winter - author.  On Instagram Karen Yates - host, somatic sex educator, intuitive, energy workerI’m looking for…A Wild & Sublime giftEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on relationships & sexualityCheck out the Wild & Sublime resource pageGET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
44:26 2/8/24
Sex resolutions 2024 and how to get there
Send us a Text Message.In this solo episode, Wild & Sublime host and sex educator Karen Yates talks about the importance of one's pleasure and how to begin taking steps toward a better sex life in 2024.We are part of the Lincoln Lodge podcast network!Featured speaker: Karen Yates - host, somatic sex educator, intuitive, energy workerLinks mentioned in the episode:Kinky KollegeKink AcademyOMG YesMake Love Not PornI’m looking for…A Wild & Sublime giftEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on relationships & sexualityGET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
22:28 1/25/24
Consensual nonmonogamy - is it for you?
Send us a Text Message.Panelists from our live December show in Chicago talk about aspects of nonmonogamy: communication skills; low-risk ways to begin; what not to do; and the poly community. This lively and thoughtful  conversation deeply considers what it takes to open up your relationship. Plus questions from the audience.We're part of the Lincoln Lodge podcast network.See video here.Guests:Goddess Erica—Tantric doula and empowerment coachElmo Painter-Edington—sex-positive somatic therapist and empowerment coach Jake Penrod—therapist specializing in all things queer and kinky Host:Karen Yates—somatic sex educator, intuitive, and healerMain live show sponsor of December Show: Rowan Tree CounselingCheck out this episode on nonmonogamy with therapist and author of Open Deeply Kate LoreeFree download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication by host Karen YatesLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsGET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
48:03 1/11/24
2023 most downloaded! Sexual trauma, somatic healing
Send us a Text Message.Our most popular episode of 2023! What is somatic healing, and how does it work? Karen shares a conversation with several somatic therapists on different techniques, and the possibilities for healing sexual trauma and getting back into your body. Note: We're taking the rest of December off.  See you January 11!In this episode:Cassie Porter - Sexological bodyworker & body-centered counselorElmo Painter-Edington - Somatic Therapist & Empowerment Coach JoJo Bear - Somatic Sex & Intimacy GuideSee also:Caffyn Jesse’s groundbreaking workBetty Martin’s Wheel of Consent modelI’m looking for…A Wild & Sublime giftEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on relationships & sexualityBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!Want to rev up your relationship and bust out of limiting patterns? Host Karen Yates is an intimacy coach and somatic sex educator who works with couples online and in person in Chicago to help improve their intimate communication and expand pleasure in a process that can be embodied, meaningful, and fun. Go to wildandsublime.com and set up a free Zoom consultation and to download her free guide: Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication.Are you a sex-positive patron? The Afterglow brings you bonus content, merch discounts, early notice of show dates, and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity. Or show your love for Wild & Sublime any time: Leave a tip!Want to be Wild & Sublime out in the world?  Check out our tees and accessories. Peep our Limited Collection and let your inner relationship anarchist run free…Support the showGET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
56:18 12/14/23
Teen idols with Gunn and Gomez
Send us a Text Message.Podcasters Adrienne Gunn and Elizabeth Gomez talk with Karen about teenage celebrity crushes and how they informed their adult sexual life in this entertaining yet insightful episode.We're part of the Lincoln Lodge Podcast Network. Get tickets for our Saturday, Dec 9 show in Chicago! In this episode:Adrienne Gunn - humorist and podcaster Elizabeth Gomez - writer and podcasterKaren Yates  - sex educator, performer, energy workerDon’t Ruin This for Me podcast with Adrienne and ElizabethTruth or Dare episode with KarenFree download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communicationby host Karen YatesLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
46:35 11/30/23
How to spice up a long-term relationship: October live show
Send us a Text Message.Our sexperts share their wisdom on why relationships lose their spark and what to do about it. From the Wild & Sublime fifth anniversary live show. [Note: audio issues in first few minutes of panel conversation.]We're part of the Lincoln Lodge Podcast Network. In this episode:Tazima Parris - sex coach and pleasure mentorTom Doctor - sex and relationship therapist Helen Wyatt - sex and relationship therapist Karen Yates  - sex educator, performer, energy workerThe live show was sponsored by Best Therapies. Free download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communicationby host Karen YatesLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
29:04 11/16/23
Sex Q&As, comedy, and more: Oct 2023 live show
Send us a Text Message.From the Wild & Sublime fifth anniversary live show: our sexperts field audience q’s on anal, sex ed, and being “too much”; standup Archy Jamjun brings the laughs, and host Karen Yates gives her Sermon on sex intentions. We're part of the Lincoln Lodge Podcast Network. In this episode:Archy Jamjun - standup comedian Tazima Parris - sex coach and pleasure mentorTom Doctor - sex and relationship therapist Helen Wyatt - sex and relationship therapist Karen Yates  - sex educator, performer, energy workerThe live show was sponsored by Best Therapies.Free download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication by host Karen YatesLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
34:36 11/2/23
Sex with Comedians: Adam Burke
Send us a Text Message.Standup comedian Adam Burke (Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!) discusses his open relationship, UK v. US dating, and helps Karen with her dating app in this hilarious episode. We're part of the Lincoln Lodge Podcast Network. Check out the video of this interview.In this episode:Adam Burke - standup comedian Karen Yates  - sex educator, performer, energy workerReferences or more info:Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!Adam Burke on YouTubeFree download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communicationby host Karen YatesLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
55:01 10/20/23
Sex with Comedians: Raanan Hershberg
Send us a Text Message.NY comedian Raanan Hershberg (The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show, Comedy Central) discusses pegging, sobriety and sex, dating someone with herpes…and Vladimir Putin. Raanan and Karen also chat about the hottest movie: Blue Is the Warmest Color vs Out of Sight.We're part of the Lincoln Lodge Podcast Network. Check out the video of this interview.Get tickets for the Oct 7 fifth anniversary show in Chicago!In this episode:Raanan Hershberg - comedian – @raanancomedy on all social platformsKaren Yates  - sex educator, performer, energy workerReferences or more info:Jokes from the UndergroundDownhill Ever SinceShooters Gotta Shoot interviewJoe and Raanan Talk MoviesSAMHSA (Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration) hotline - 1-800-662-HELPFree download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communicationby host Karen YatesLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
44:25 10/5/23
Sex with Comedians: Sonal Aggarwal
Send us a Text Message.Chicago comedian and producer Sonal Aggarwal discusses growing up in an Indian family and the parental pressure to marry. Sonal and Karen discuss dating: How kinky are folks on the apps exactly? Who’s picking up the tab? Plus how being a massage therapist is an added benefit with partners.We're part of the Lincoln Lodge Podcast Network. Check out the video of this interview.Get tickets for the Oct 7 fifth anniversary show in Chicago!In this episode:Sonal Aggarwal - standup, actor, producer– @sonalmedia on all social platformsKaren Yates  - sex educator, performer, energy workerReferences:Shaadi.com marriage siteFeeld dating appMr Banana show on FacebookFree download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communicationby host Karen YatesLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
42:44 9/21/23
Sex with Comedians: Gena Gephart
Send us a Text Message.Chicago-based comedian and writer Gena Gephart talks about her gross-out humor, her podcast, selling panties, and one follower’s extreme fetish. Karen responds with her Sermon on the Pubic Mound.  CW: Contains graphic description of bodily fluids in fetish play.We're part of the Lincoln Lodge Podcast Network. Check out the video of this interview.Get tickets for the Oct 7 fifth anniversary show in Chicago!In this episode:Gena Gephart - writer and standupKaren Yates  - sex educator, performer, energy workerReferences:Ladylike PodcastFree download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communicationby host Karen YatesLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
31:19 9/7/23
Sex with Comedians: Deanna Ortiz
Send us a Text Message.Voted by the Chicago Reader as  “Best Standup of the Year for 2022” in Chicago, standup Deanna Ortiz talks about her day job doing social media in the adult entertainment industry, the philosophy of sleeping over after sex, her podcast “Crushes," and dating on the apps v.  in the wild.We're part of the Lincoln Lodge Podcast Network. Check out the video of this interview.Get tickets for the Oct 7 fifth anniversary show in Chicago!In this episode:Deanna Ortiz - writer and standupKaren Yates  - sex educator, performer, energy workerReferences:Crushes - podcastFree download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communicationby host Karen YatesLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
40:26 8/24/23
Sex with Comedians: Archy Jamjun
Send us a Text Message.New format! In Season 5 we're having sex with comedians. Standup and storyteller Archy Jamjun talks with Karen about polyamory, the Grindr hookup app, his Thai grandfather's "arrangement," frottage, Archy's LGBTQ+ storytelling series, and racism in the gay community.We're part of the Lincoln Lodge Podcast Network. Check out the video of this interview.Leave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.In this episode:Archy Jamjun - standup and storytellerKaren Yates - sex educator, performer, energy workerReferences:Outspoken: LGBTQ storytelling series - ChicagoMichael Henry video: "I'm a side"Grindr: the app for bi, gay, trans and queer peopleFree download! Get the guide Say It Better in Bed! 3 Practical Ways to Improve Intimate Communication by host Karen YatesAre you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
37:36 8/10/23
Pride Show: "Gender Magic" + storyteller Lily Be
Send us a Text Message.Our Pride Edition show part two features guest host Matthew Amador interviewing sex and gender therapist Rae McDaniel on their new book “Gender Magic,” plus recurring storyteller Lily Be’s comedic story on experiencing her asexuality as a teen. Includes Karen Yates’ Sermon on the Pubic Mound. Recorded at Hungry Brain in Chicago.Live show sponsor: Rowan Tree CounselingFIFTH ANNIVERSARY SHOW! October 7, 2023, at Constellation in Chicago. GET TICKETSLeave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Join now to help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.In this episode:Matthew Amador - Psychotherapist for love, sex, & gender rebelsRae McDaniel - author, sex and gender therapistLily Be - storytelling oracle and doulaKaren Yates - Wild & Sublime producer/host and somatic sex educatorThanks to Uberlube - our show’s official lube!Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationships (including GENDER MAGIC)Buzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resouGET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
44:16 7/27/23
Pride Show: "Living Authentically and Fearlessly" + comedian Manny Petty
Send us a Text Message.The first half of our Pride Edition show features a panel on how to live authentically and fearlessly as a LGBTQ+ person in these challenging times, plus a comedy set with Chicago standup musician Manny Petty. Guest host Matthew Amador. Recorded at Hungry Brain in Chicago.Leave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club, the Afterglow, for discounts and other goodies! Help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity.Live show sponsor: Rowan Tree CounselingIn this episode:Matthew Amador - Psychotherapist for love, sex, & gender rebelsSergio Mojica - Educator and community activistAndie Baumgartner - Sex-positive therapist Nat Vikitsreth - Decolonized and licensed psychotherapist, burlesque artist, and host of the Come Back to Care Podcast Manny Petty - standup musicianThanks to Uberlube - our show’s official lube!Are you looking for…?Wild & Sublime merchEpisodes on specific topicsThis episode’s transcriptBooks on sex and relationshipsWant to rev up your relationship and bust out of limiting patterns? Host Karen Yates is an intimacy coach and somatic sex educator who works with couples online and in person in Chicago to help improve their intimate communication and expand pleasure in a process that can be embodied, meaningful, and fun. Go to karen-yates.com and download her free guide: Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication.Buzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process and level up your pod game. Use our affiliate link for $20 off!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
38:57 7/13/23
How to deal with a stonewalling partner [REBROADCAST]
Send us a Text Message.Panelists discuss "stonewalling" — when one partner checks out physically or emotionally during intense moments, refusing to talk things through — and what you can do if it's happening in your relationship. Plus Karen's Sermon on the Pubic Mound.In this episode:Jason Best - Sex-positive & kink-aware therapistTazima Parris - Sex coach & pleasure mentorKorey McWilliams - Relationship & sex therapistKaren Yates - Host, somatic sex educator, and sound healerFull episode transcript available on our website! Download Karen's free publication "Say It Better in Bed: Three Ways to Improve Intimate Communication."Loving Wild & Sublime? Leave a lil’ tip!Want to experience the Afterglow? Our members club on Patreon supports the show and brings sexy surprises your way. With an Afterglow membership, you receive monthly bonus content, the ability to ask sexperts questions, and more! Join the juicy party! Starts at $5/month.Get more Wild & Sublime on Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterLike the show? Leave a rating and review on your podcast app!GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
16:49 6/29/23
Solo Kink How-tos
Send us a Text Message.You want to explore kink but aren’t ready to engage a partner. What to do? Our panel of sexperts discuss options and how to slowly move out into the wider kinky world.In this episode:Elmo Painter-Edington - Somatic therapist and empowerment coach Diane Long - sex positive empowerment self defense teacherClark Hazel - nonbinary trans therapist licensed in OR and IL Get tix to our Chicago June 15, 2023 show and podcast recording!Help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity! Leave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club!Are you looking for…?A Wild & Sublime giftEpisodes on specific topicsBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process! Use our affiliate link for $20 off!Want to rev up your relationship? Host Karen Yates, a somatic intimacy coach, gives you easy tools to put into practice right away with her free guide: Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication. Download today!Want to be Wild & Sublime out in the world?  Check out our tees and accessories. Peep our Limited Collection to make a sexy statement.GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
22:06 6/15/23
Is the fitness industry ruining sex?
Send us a Text Message.In this insightful panel conversation we examine the impossible and shame-based standards the fitness industry sets and how this impacts our sex lives. A co-production with Comfy Fitness. In this episode:Comfy Fitness--online fitness studio Kira Macoun - Comfy Fitness founderCarrie Drapac - Comfy Fitness founderCaitlin V - sex coach  Tazima Parris - Sex coach and pleasure mentorJoJo Bear - somatic sex and intimacy coach Get tix to our Chicago June 15, 2023 show and podcast recording!Help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity! Leave a tip for our work OR join our monthly Patreon members’ club!Are you looking for…?A Wild & Sublime gift--Check out our tees and accessories!Episodes on specific topicsBooks on sex and relationships -- Our affiliate, Bookshop, helps indy book stores and W&S when you purchase from them!Want to rev up your relationship? Host Karen Yates, a somatic intimacy coach, gives you easy tools to put into practice right away with her free guide: Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication. Download today! GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
48:46 6/1/23
New Relationship Energy: Thrills and Spills
Send us a Text Message.Our panel discusses new relationship energy–the fantastic feeling when you’re just starting to date and getting to know someone. What happens when it fades? Can it be addictive? We cover all the bases.Don't miss our Chicago live show and podcast recording, Thursday, June 15. Wild & Sublime--The Pride Edition.Help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity! Leave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club!In this episode:Elmo Painter-Edington - Somatic therapist and empowerment coachTazima Parris - Sex coach and pleasure mentorErica Washington - Sex-positive holistic mental health therapistAre you looking for…?A Wild & Sublime giftEpisodes on specific topicsBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process! Use our affiliate link for $20 off!Want to rev up your relationship? Host Karen Yates, a somatic intimacy coach, gives you easy tools to put into practice right away with her free guide: Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication. Download today!Want to be Wild & Sublime out in the world?  Check out our tees and accessories. Peep our Limited Collection to make a sexy statement.GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
29:27 5/18/23
Zachary Zane is a BOYSLUT!
Send us a Text Message.In this lively interview with bisexual mega influencer and Men’s Health columnist Zachary Zane, he discusses Boyslut, his new book chronicling his sexual journey, as well as how to live a more shame-free, sex-positive life.Help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity! Leave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club!In this episode:Zachary Zane - author and sex columnist Boyslut, the book. Get it at Bookshop, our affiliate partner!Are you looking for…?A Wild & Sublime giftEpisodes on specific topicsBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process! Use our affiliate link for $20 off!Want to rev up your relationship? Host Karen Yates, a somatic intimacy coach, gives you easy tools to put into practice right away with her free guide: Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication. Download today!Want to be Wild & Sublime out in the world?  Check out our tees and accessories. Peep our Limited Collection to make a sexy statement.GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
56:09 5/4/23
Hot tips for dating trans and GNC folx - with Rae McDaniel
Send us a Text Message.Summary: Learn essential intimacy and communication skills when dating transgender and gender nonconforming people in this lively interview with sex and gender therapist Rae McDaniel.Help us continue to spread the message of sex-positivity! Leave a tip for our work or join our monthly Patreon members’ club!In this episode:Rae McDaniel - sex and gender therapist and coach Gender Magic, the book. Go to Bookshop, our affiliate book site! Lorels underwearCheck out Trans Essentials, our affiliate, for gender-affirming gear!Additional related episode(s):Sensation Liberation– we discuss gender identity and more subjects.DIY Gangbang - we discuss transgender and more subjects.The Sex-positive Parent – we discuss nonbinary and fluid identities and more subjects.Are you looking for…?A Wild & Sublime giftEpisodes on specific topicsBooks on sex and relationshipsBuzzsprout bonus! Thinking of starting your own podcast? Buzzsprout can help you create, host and promote it! Plus lots of useful tools and resources to streamline the process! Use our affiliate link for $20 off!Want to rev up your relationship? Host Karen Yates, a somatic intimacy coach, gives you easy tools to put into practice right away with her free guide: Say It Better in Bed! 3 Proven Ways to Improve Intimate Communication. Download today!Be Wild & Sublime out in the world!  Check out our tees and accessories. Peep our Limited Collection to make a sexy statement.GET TICKETS to our Friday June 28 8pm Pride Show at Hungry Brain Chicago. Sponsored by Rowan Tree Counseling.Support the Show.Follow Wild & Sublime on Instagram and Facebook!
48:24 4/20/23