Summary: Bawdy Storytelling – dubbed 'The Moth for pervs' by the LA Weekly – is the nation’s original sex and storytelling series. Founded, emcee’ed and curated by sexual folklorist Dixie De La Tour, Bawdy Storytelling features real people and rockstars sharing their bona fide sexual exploits. Bawdy Storytelling’s one-of-a-kind approach to sex-positive personal narrative has coaxed liberating tales out of everyday people, creating unforgettable experiences for performers and audiences alike. These stories aren't memorized. Storytellers aren't reading from cue cards. This is honest-to-badness story time with true sexcapades and poignant, hilarious, transformational tales at each and every show.
Are you afraid to ask for what you want? When award-winning storyteller Jannelle Codianni ends her marriage, she realizes that the fear, abuse and rejection mean that now she’s sexually broken. Unable to voice her own desires and not ready for love or commitment, she hires a ‘spotter’ in the form of Marty, one of the only sexological bodyworkers in puritan New England. Can receiving pleasure be silly and playful? More importantly, will these expensive training sessions ever change from awkward to orga
Can you feel the cold, wet squeak? When Girly Juice blogger, Dildorks podcaster, and kink author Kate Sloan sparks the attention of the gorgeous Matthew on Twitter, she can barely make eye contact with them. Soon this gorgeous suitor inundates our favorite bisexual submissive with gifts, long distance flights, spot-on role-play & ego-bolstering rope scenes - yet somehow, Matthew’s exquisite spankings leave her self-conscious and paranoid, rather than euphoric. This Secret Sex Spy seems a bit too ideally..
Kids these days have it so easy. We live in a world where, with your phone and a ring light, you can start your burgeoning porn empire. Back in my day, I had to walk uphill 3 miles in the snow to take a picture of my cooch. Seattle based comedian Jimmy Sorrentino knows what I'm talking about. In this episode, a 71-year old Jimmy (just kidding) lugs state of the art camera equipment and a willing punk rock goth pixie dream girl to the middle of a cornfield to create some pictures to remember. But a first...
Getting naked can mean an unhindered flow of sexual energy between you and a partner, but what if you’re only comfortable if you cover up? Cartoonist Archie Bongiovanni discovered the term Genderqueer years ago, and finally, a beyond-the-binary signifier that fits their gender identity! That first dingy homemade binder made them feel better in their skin, but the responses to it from their hookups didn’t - until Archie meets Andy, and suddenly the binders are flying, and skin-on-skin feels oh so right!
“You have Cancer. And now you have to come!” Stand-up Comedian & Improviser Jonathan Euseppi learns 2 things from his doctor: 1. He has round cell liposarcoma, and 2. Chemo will make him infertile, so they must collect a viable specimen right away. Still reeling from his medical diagnosis, Jonathan visits the fertility clinic the next morning and is thrown one curveball after another - but the stakes have never been higher, so clear a path, here he comes. #Masturbation #DirtyTalk #HospitalTitties
What if you could do-over your first time having sex? Storyteller Mosa Maxwell-Smith decides (at 15 years old) that her true love Jesse will be the one to take her virginity. But after her stoner bad boy is sent away to continuation school, he dumps her - and not even Tori Amos’ songs on repeat can mend her broken heart. 24 years later, they’re reuniting on his 40th birthday; can their love(making) withstand the test of time? And Dixie attends her first #CFNM feminist book club - live & in person!
Do you get turned on when you read aloud from Corinthians? Sex and dating columnist Anna Pulley takes us back to her broken-hearted teenager days, when a wise friend tells her ‘If you wanna get over someone, you have to get under someone’. Intent to turn over a new, sluttier leaf, Anna chooses born-again christian Will to have first time sex with, but she’s confused: is that erection for God, or for her? #Religious #Virginity #LikeAPrayer #Spirituality
Can you die of a broken heart? Sex worker and Doctor-to-be Ryan Reid is interviewed by his residency advisor about what inspires his passion for medicine, and he rashly decides to tell them the truth. This is the story of Paul, an outcall client who paid him a fat wad of cash one balmy July afternoon & whose life intersected Ryan’s journey as a medical researcher and prostitute. Just a reminder: Everyone is worthy of love and touch, and each encounter can become part of your story forever.
Do you have an Amazon Prime fetish? Legendary Comedian/Actress/Musician Lube Sommelier Margaret Cho visits the Bawdy Livestream to share her own stories of pony play, anal sex with famous goths, lesbian cactus cruelty, Android dating apps, and her plans for post-quarantine sex…we’re celebrating our 175th episode with a smorgasbord of true stories from the infamous Margaret Cho! Plus Tickets are now available for Bawdy’s first post-Pandemic LIVE show!
Marcia B’s non-binary partner Cami loves chastity play and humiliation, and Marcia soon realizes how compatible their kinks are - power exchange and cock cages work well together. But when Marcia’s Chastity cards determine that Cami’s cock will be locked up for over 100 days, she creates a sadistic zoom board meeting and enlists her meanest femme domme friends to determine Cami’s fate. Will Cami the Submissive be able to earn their way out of Chastity?
Have you heard of immersive erotic audio porn, or wondered how its created? Kinky TransMan Bearded Scotsman was having the worst year ever - until he discovered Reddit’s Gone Wild Audio Subreddit. When small-town midwestern girl Vivian sends a custom request for his sexy Scottish accent, he helps her navigate shame, finds pride in making her fantasy come true, and creates his own escape from reality thru its life-changing message. This story includes a brief reference to suicide.
Have you ever been cockblocked by that crinkle of shame in your crotch-ial region? First time storyteller Katie Jayne has always been queer, but when she finds our her partner has been cheating she decides to do some research and what all the straight guy fuss is about. Never one to half-ass anything, Katie takes on 16 guys in 6 weeks to deal with her anger and resentment - and she ends up with new self-knowledge (and some surprising results). Warning: this episode contains references to suicidal ideation.
Does your Spanish sex hotel have special furniture for shaggin’? In this sex & travel-centric episode, comedian David Nolan falls for an exotic beauty who’s way out of his league - a Ferrari, when he’s used to a Ford Fiesta. What begins with an English lesson for a Columbian actress results in a rather unusual Thank You gift - but can his faint Irish heart keep up with all the intrigue, espionage, and adventurous group sex?
Do you require scientific validation of your desire? Author, Speaker, Podcaster and Consent Advocate Jaclyn Friedman wants to study her orgasm, but she’s getting first date jitters. What is sexual concordance, and why is it so difficult for this overachiever to get it up when someone is studying their sex data? Plus Bawdy’s musical muse, Rachel Lark, performs a song she wrote especially for our Nerdgasm show. Lube up, cause knowledge has never been so arousing! #OrgasmDenial #IcebergClit #Fencesitter
Ping! Did you type ‘I’m cummming’ with 17 0’s and 1’s? Queer butch writer Sinclair Sexsmith tells a nostalgic tale of growing up horny and isolated in Alaska - until they discover sex and kink (and one-handed typing) on the internet. A telnet chatroom and a long distance flight lead Sinclair to the IRL sexual experience they’ve been craving for so long … but is this handsome stranger who they appear to be? #DialUp #Nerdgasm #Mixtape