Why Are People Into That?!

Why Are People Into That?!


Latest Episodes

Juno Mac: Revolting Prostitutes Pt 1
August 10, 2020

“Is it ok for 'Juno Mac' to be an anxious hooker and an advocate for sex worker rights? Am I allowed to be a messy, complicated person?” // The co-author of the indispensable book Revolting Prostitutes join me over the phone from her quaranti...

SfSx: Jen Hickman Interrobang?!
July 20, 2020

“The push and pull between clarity and imagination is something I think about a lot in visual storytelling.” // I called up SfSx series artist Jen Hickman to celebrate the release of our SfSx: Volume 1: Protection trade paperback on July 22nd! Jen and ...

Shine Louise Houston: Voyeurism
July 06, 2020

“The funny thing about Crash Pad is: you know that I know that you know that I know that there’s cameras in there." // In Part 2 of my interview with Shine, we focus in on Why Are People Into Voyeurism. // Shine tells a legendary tale of how seein...

Shine Louise Houston: BLM + 15 yrs of Crash Pad Series
June 25, 2020

On May 11th, I recorded an episode remotely with Shine, about 15 years of Crash Pad Series, and a second part about voyeurism. On June 24th, I called her back to get her perspective on the Movement for Black Lives. This is part one, including our talks...

Whorearchy lecture 10.26.17 Catland Books Stigma Unbound
May 31, 2020

What is the Whorearchy? How can understanding it help us to combat whorephobia? This portmanteau meaning Whore-Hierarchy is a term originating from and used within the sex worker rights movement describing social stratification within the indu...

Live! Eroticizing COVID-19 w Empress Wu
May 17, 2020

“There’s a part of me that’s going to enact a sadism on you from the inside.” // It’s YAPIT: COVID-19 Lightning Round Edition, recorded live on Instagram May 2nd 2020. // In which I really try my best to game-ify YAPIT even though I don’t have a game ...

JB Brager:Fascism pt2
April 26, 2020

"That’s the sex appeal of fascism: the desire to be violated. To be cut through like butter and spread... Fascism is sexy because it’s dangerous, confident, and... leather! It’s scary and comforting at the same time, because you don’t have to make...

JB Brager:Fascism pt1
April 13, 2020

“What does our desire endorse?” // Content Warning: This episode features two Jewish leftist queers in Brooklyn talking about the history, aesthetics, and complicated erotic allegories of fascism. Some graphic references to torture from fictional film...

Fancy Feast: Burlesque pt2
March 23, 2020

“I really like people to cry at my titty show!” // In part 2, Fancy and I get to the bottom of that age old debate: is burlesque stripping? Fancy recounts the plastic bag routine that won her Miss Coney Island 2016, as well as some of her favorite ac...

Fancy Feast : Burlesque pt1
March 11, 2020

“I don’t experience my naked body as inherently erotic. It’s my body, and I like it. It has so much more to do for me with the glamour and the transgression. That’s the part where I’m comfortable and excited. Burlesque was the first time I ever saw an ...