Naturist Living Show
Summary: The Naturist Living Show presents topics related to naturism and discusses issues of interest to naturists. (nudism/nudist in some countries) Naturism is more than just taking your clothes off. It is a life philosophy with physical, psychological, environmental, social and moral benefits. The podcast is produced by Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park in Ontario, Canada.
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An interview with Sarah Schrank, associate professor of history at California State University, Long Beach, about her article on the architecture of nudism. Her article is as much a history of the nudist/naturist movement and the way its ideas and how it is practiced have changed over time. Links to items mentioned in the show: Schrank, Sarah. "Naked Houses: The Architecture of Nudism and the Rethinking of the American Suburbs." Journal of Urban History (2012): 0096144211434988. Photo: The Mason Family's backyard from "The Private Life of a Nudist Family" in Nude Living Magazine #2, 1961. Play Now Episode LXXXIII
An update about the future of the Naturist Living Show. And some reader comments! To summarize: The show will now benefits from the volunteer help of Sean Mitchell. There will be more regular episode although they may not be exactly on a monthly schedule. As well, we will limit the shows to a single topic which means that episodes may be shorter but more frequent. Links to items mentioned in the show: Course on Public Nudity at the University of TorontoStéphane's resignation from the INF Central Committee published by the Naturist Action GroupCamping in Ontario - listing for Bare Oaks Family Naturist ParkDisney Parks' MagicBand systemEpisode 55 – Marketing naturismAEC Daily Inc. - continuing education for architect, engineers, interior designers, and other construction professionalsStéphane's Linkedin profilePhoto: Naturist Living Show host Stéphane Deschênes in his recording studio, April 2015. Play Now Episode LXXXII Note: this episode is correctly numbered but, with the publication of this episode, the last 4 episodes have been renumbered to be 78-81 because there were two episodes numbered 77.
An interview with Morley Schloss who tells us about Sunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort. Recorded in February 2015 just before the start of the annual mid-winter naturist festival. Links to items mentioned in the show: Northeast Naturist FestivalEmpire Haven Nudist ParkEpisode 22, August 2010 - An interview with Morley SchlossThe official INF definition of naturism: the official report and YNA's articleSunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort2015 mid-Winter Naturist Festival at SunsportPhoto: Morley Schloss and Stéphane Deschênes at Sunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort, February 10, 2015. Play Now Episode LXXXI Note: this episode was originally incorrectly identified as episode 80.
Each year, Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park needs to hire a number of people for the summer - more every year because of the park's growth. At times, hiring the right people has been a challenge. We discuss the new and successful strategy used for the summer of 2015. Links to items mentioned in the show: Job page of Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park Photo: Front desk at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park Play Now Episode LXXX Note: this episode is incorrectly identified as episode 79 in the audio.
We discover the Tiki-Tomba group that brings fun, energy, talent and youth to the White Thorn Lodge Nude Volleyball Superbowl in Pennsylvania. Links to items mentioned in the show: Episode 77 - Volleyball Superbowl 45 at White Thorn Lodge Nude Volleyball SuperbowlWhite Thorn LodgeTiki-Tomba Twitter feedPhoto: Tiki-Tomba banner Play Now Episode LXXIX Note: this episode is incorrectly identified as episode 78 in the audio.
We attend the 45th annual nude volleyball superbowl at White Thorn Lodge in Pennsylvania. Links to items mentioned in the show: White Thorn LodgeEpisode 56 - Michele Rauter: A Pro Volleyball Player in the Naturist WorldEpisode 4 - Nude Volleyball Photo: Aerial Photo of the main area and some of the volleyball courts at White Thorn Lodge during the Nude Volleyball Superbowl Play Now Episode LXXVIII Note: this episode is incorrectly identified as episode 77 in the audio.
Lisa Brandt talks about her experience working at the Four Seasons Nudist Resort in the early 1980's and The Naked Truth, the book she wrote about it. Plus Darren from Australia, Felicity from YNA and more... Links to items mentioned in the show: Petition for a clothing-optional beach on Tybee IslandBill Nesc's recounts his experience at the Naked in the Gallery event on March 27th at THEMUSEUM in Kitchener, Ontario, CanadaCTV News report of the Naked in the Gallery event Lisa Brandt's websiteThe Naked Truth on AmazonEpisode 72, Interview with Hans and Lisa Stein Body Painting Day on KickstarterBody Painting Day official website Young Naturist America YNA Photo: Cover of The Naked Truth by Lisa Brandt Play Now Episode LXXVII
An interview with Virginia Eichhorn, the curator of Getting Naked, an exhibit of nude art from the Canadian Art Council Art Bank; most of which has never been publicly displayed because of society's discomfort with nudity. Plus Felicity and more... Links to items mentioned in the show: The B.E.A.C.H.E.S. Foundation InstituteSunsport Garden Family Naturist ResortCypress Cove Nudist Resort & SpaThe American Nudist Research Library (ANRL)Episode 50 - Interview about ANRLGetting Naked exhibition at THEMUSEUMCanada Council for the Arts - Art Bank Nude Art Nude event - March 27, 2015 - 7pm to 10pmYoung Naturist America YNAPhoto: Porcelain sculpture titled "Parian" (2007) by Gregory James Payce from the Art Bank and featured in the Getting Naked exhibit at THEMUSEUM. If it does not seem like nude art, look closer at the negative space between the two sculptures. Play Now Episode LXXVI
Manu Toigo talks about her experience on Discovery Channel's Naked and Afraid show. Plus a review of The Naked Peacock, Felicity on beauty pageants, Michael in Australia and more... Links to items mentioned in the show: Beauty Pageant segment of The Naked Peacock filmFelicity's blog about nudist beauty pageantsYNA and Andy Golub Launch Kickstarter For BodyPainting Day 2015 Young Naturist America YNA History of the bathing suit and nudism in Australia on all-nudist.comThe Naked and Afraid TV show on DiscoveryManu Toigo's profile for Naked and Afraid Manu meets her partner, Russell, for the first time Manu's battle with Dengue FeverManu's personal websitePlay Now Episode LXXV
Serge Pavlovic from the Western Cape Naturist Association tells us about their big win in South Africa. Plus Felicity on Free The Nipple, Michael with a new Australia segment and reader comments. Links to items mentioned in the show: The Mexican Naturist Federation Young Naturist Association YNA The Free The Nipple movieWhere to watch Fee The NippleWestern Cape Naturist Association Mpenjati Beach, South Africa Visiting South Africa Australian Naturist NewsNudeyMan.com Petition for a nude beach at Alexandria Bay in Noosa National park, AustraliaSamurai Nude Beach Picnic Day (Coast and Valley Naturists)Sydney Skinny at Cobblers BeachAlexandria Bay Beach Carnival 2015 Pilwarren Maslin Beach Nude Games, South AustraliaTranscript from Michael's Nudey News segment about Australia Australian Naturist FederationPhoto:Mpenjati Beach, South Africa Play Now Episode LXXIV
We discuss nude hiking with Richard Foley author of the book Naked Hiking. Plus Felicity and reader comments. Links to items mentioned on the show: Preview of the Naked Peacock filmYoung Naturist America YNA YNA articles on Bill Schroer:Beverly B. Price president of AANR Fired Bill Schroer – WTF?!?! AANR Nudist Clubs Ratings And Update On The Firing Of Bill SchroerBill Schroer Goes On The Record About AANRThe Naktiv NetworkNaked Hiking book by Richard Foley Episode 45 on the negative health effects of clothing French study on bras causing breasts to sagPlay now Episode LXXIII
On the 50th anniversary year of the Ponderosa Nature Resort (in Ontario, Canada - not the notorious Ponderosa Sun Club in Indiana, USA) Hans and Lisa Stein talk about starting the club and subsequently the Four Seasons Nudist Resort. Plus Felicity talks about people who steal nude photos. Links to items mentioned in the show: Ponderosa Nature Resort (Flamborough, Ontario, Canada)Episode 26 - Exploitation (Ponderosa Sun Club in Roselawn, Indiana)Blog: Four Seasons Nudist Resort going textileBlog: The closing of Glen Echo Family Nudist ParkMondo Nude film (1979) about the Miss Nude contest at the Four Seasons Nudist ResortYoung Naturist America YNAPhoto: Postcard of the Ponderosa Naturist Park from the 1970's Play now Episode LXXII
Sarah talks about her experience doing a couple of college assignments at Bare Oaks. Alexis recounts how she went from exploring the idea of naturism to working at Bare Oaks in just a few days. Plus Felicity, the Kingston-Frontenac Free Body Society (KFFBS) and more. Links to items mentioned in the show: Loyalist CollegeBare Oaks employment web pageAlexis' essay on her experience in naturism as a woman and a feministThe University of Toronto Episode 57 - Academia (Professor Paul Thompson's graduate course on public nudity)HPS204F1H – Public Nudity: History, Law and Science (Fall 2014)Maurice Parmelee's The New GymnosophyYoung Naturist America YNAThe Kingston-Frontenac Free Body Society KFFBSPhoto: Sarah at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park Play now Episode LXXI
The 2014 International Naturist Federation Congress with some info about Ireland, Slovenia, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand. Plus Felicity and more. Links to items mentioned in the show: The International Naturist Federation (INF)The INF's Facebook PageIrish Naturist Association (INA)Slovenian Naturist Federation – Zveza Drustev Naturistov Slovenije (ZDNS)Portuguese Naturist Federation – Federação Portuguesa de Naturismo (FPN)British Naturism (BN)New Zealand Naturist Federation (NZNF)Young Naturist America YNANaturist Action CommitteePhoto: The delegates from the 2014 INF Congress in Ireland. Play now Episode LXX
Are naturists weirdos? No, the textiles are the weirdos and here's why. Plus Felicity, more standup comedians, and more... Links to items mentioned in the show: Gawker article: Here Is a List of All the Ways Your Spanx Are Probably Killing YouEpisode 45: an interview with Sydney Ross Singer, co-author of the book Dressed to KillDressed To Kill book Episode 18: an interview with Dr. Holick on sunshine and vitamin DThe Vitamin D Solution bookNautilus article: America Is Getting the Science of Sun Exposure WrongCancer Council Australia: How Much Sun is Enough?Young Naturists America Episode 59: Standup Comedy ExposedSheDoesTheCity.com: That Time I Did Stand Up Comedy… NakedThe Crimson Wave PodcastLife's Messy - Diary of a Dirty Mom PodcastThe Mary Janes of ComedyPhoto: U.S. Library of Congress, National Photo Company Collection, LC-USZ62-99824. – In 1922, Bill Norton, the bathing beach "cop", is using a tape measure to determine the distance between a woman's knee and the bottom of her bathing suit on a beach in Washington, D.C. Col. Sherrell, Supt. of Public Buildings and Grounds, has issued an order that bathing suits at the Washington bathing beach must not be over six inches above the knee. Play now Episode LXIX