The Wild & Sublime PodcastSeason 4, Episode 5, with host Karen Yates The live Valentine’s Spectacular serves up a panel chat on increasing intimacy, an interview with The Pegging Book authors, Karen’s Sermon about the gifts of an unexpected health event, and more. Recorded at Constellation in Chicago. Live show sponsor: Rowan Tree Counseling Episodes Topics RSS Episode Guests Episode […]
#S3E19 | Pleasure Tips, Impact Demo, and More: June Live Show
Podcast Season 3 Episode 19Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 1:10:45 Our live June stage show features an impact demo – whips, canes, paddles, oh my! – a panel convo on getting more pleasure in sexy encounters, interview with a sex shop owner, and an erotic story. Recorded at Hungry Brain Chicago. Episodes Topics RSS Episode Guests Episode Subjects […]
Consent Violation Reporting
We take consent seriously. We at Wild & Sublime believe that we exist in community with others — and communities may be large or small, vanilla, polyamorous, kinky, queer, gender-nonconforming, straight and beyond. If someone appearing on or affiliated with the show has interacted with you in a way that you feel constitutes a breach of […]
#S3E15 | April Live Show: Rope, Tantra, and More!
Podcast Season 3 Episode 15Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 1:07:08 Karen can’t come to the phone now… She’s all tied up. A raucous live recording of Wild & Sublime’s Chicago stage show, featuring a rope tutorial, music, storytelling, tantra interview, and more. Recorded April 16, 2022, at the Hungry Brain. Episodes Topics RSS Episode Guests Episode Subjects Episode Links […]
#S3E8 | Orgasmic Birth, Q&A, and more: Feb Live Show Pt 2
Podcast Season 3 Episode 8Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 43:40 min What’s your go-to for getting into a sexy or kinky mood? The audience tells us! Act 2 of our first live show since 2020 brings an interview on orgasmic birth, music, Q&A, and Karen’s Sermon on the Pubic Mound®. Recorded live in Feb. 2022 at the Hungry Brain […]
#S2E56 | Remix! A sex-positive sampler
Podcast Season 2 Episode 56 Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 42:23 min We’re kicking off the new year with a sampler of segments you may have missed from past episodes. Guests discuss common medications with sexual side effects; nonbinary identities; and techniques for climbing out of a sex rut – plus, Karen’s Sermon on reminders to […]
#S2E54 | 2021 Most Downloaded! What Open Relationships Can Teach Everyone
Podcast Season 2 Episode 54 Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 52:14 min What kind of relationships do you want to make? Our most downloaded episode of 2021 is a real conversation for ALL relational styles: ethical nonmonogamists discuss relationship structures, communication skills, trust, jealousy, and the work of getting to know ourselves. Plus Karen’s Sermon on the […]
#S2E47 | “Should I leave my relationship?”
Podcast Season 2 Episode 47 Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 23:50 min Is it time to exit an LTR that’s not working? How will you know? Panelists answer a listener question on getting out (or not), plus Karen’s Sermon on what keeps us stuck in situations we don’t want. Episodes Topics RSS Episode Chapters Panel: Should I […]
#S2E29 | How to Deal with a Stonewalling Partner
Podcast Season 2 Episode 29 Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 17:29 min “When we get into an argument, my partner won’t talk to me for hours or even the whole day. What do I do?” Panelists discuss “stonewalling”—when one partner checks out during intense moments and refuses to talk things through—and what you can do if it’s […]
#S2E23 | “My partner stopped wanting sex…”
Podcast Season 2 Episode 23 Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 17:57 min “My long-term partner stopped wanting sex a few years ago. I bring it up from time to time, but nothing happens… Suggestions?” Our panel of sexperts tackles this tough question from a supporter as part of our exclusive monthly Q&A for Patreon members. Plus, Karen’s Sermon […]
#S2E18 | Are Great Expectations Killing Your Relationships?
Podcast Season 2 Episode 18 Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 19:44 min Do you swipe left so much you give yourself tendonitis as you look for the perfect person? Or do you date a lot, but no one meets your needs? Sexperts discuss relationship expectations and how to get better at dating. Plus a Sermon on […]
#S2E15 | What Turns You On?
Podcast Season 2 Episode 15 Host: Karen Yates Running Time: 22:23 min How can we discover what turns us on? Does “the erotic” come from taboo, longing, surprise? How can we get more of it to juice our relationships and fantasies? Panelists offer tips to cultivate more eroticism in our lives. Episodes Topics RSS Episode Chapters […]