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