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Buzz: The Stimulating History of Sex Toys with Hallie Lieberman

Welcome To My Vagina

In this episode, Jessy and Rebekah interview Hallie Lieberman, author of the book Buzz: A Stimulating History of the Sex Toy. She is an absolute wealth of knowledge and her upcoming book is all about gigolos! Seriously, you do not want to miss this episode. There is so much here! And make sure to stick around till the very end when we talk about dreams and who we want to have itchy buttholes for all time. 02:00: We just released an episode with the incredible Ashlie Atkinson a few weeks (or was it years?! back. Check it out here! 02:45: Check out @siptipsurvive where bartenders will be coming at you live Tuesday-Saturday! Have a drink and leave a tip! Or if you’re hurting too, just hang out! It’s a blast. 15:00: Normal Mailer was a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist and is still considered an innovator of “creative non-fiction” alongside people like Truman Capote and Joan Didion. 16:30: Betty Dodson. Living legend. She created masturbation classes during which women sit naked in a room, learn about their bodies with a hand mirror and then explore, ultimately figuring out how to pleasure themselves. Dodson believes that women’s sexual pleasure and general empowerment are tied together and you cannot be empowered without true sexual liberation. 22:30: Rudolph Valentino died in 1926 at age 31! He was an Italian actor based in the United States and was considered the original “Latin lover.” He is SUPER interesting. You should check him out. 35:30: Check out Tom of Finland his art is AMAZING! 46:30: Here is a questionable accounting of Paul Snider AKA The Jewish Pimp. 47:30: Here is Hallie’s BuzzFeed article! And again, a link to her book through our favorite local book store Books are Magic! Contact us! Watch us! Love us! Support us at glow! Check out our new Medium page! Email: welcometomyvagina@gmail.com Instagram: @welcometomyvagina Twitter: @welcometomyvag Jessy’s awesome YouTube videos! She’s crushing it Welcome to My Vagina HQ Rebekah’s blog! Get your own amazing theme song made by @woollywillie Our great producer Cait and all the other awesome projects by morebanana_ intro WTMV song by @woollywillie


7 Apr 2020

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Season 2, #50 "Buzz - History of Sex Toys"; Guest: Hallie Lieberman; Wine: ZaHa Cab Franc

Cliterally Speaking the Podcast

Michelle and Emily welcome Hallie Lieberman, author of "Buzz: A Stimulating History of the Sex Toy." They share a delicious, juicy bottle of ZaHa a Cabernet Franc from Argentina.The conversation buzzes from the moment it starts as Hallie shares fascinating tidbits from the history of the sex toy. Did you know there is one state where sex toys are still illegal? Did you know the first person to mass market sex toys first started out as a ventriloquist? Did you know St. Louis played an integral part in the development of the sex toy too? They talk about their first sex toy purchases, making personal dildos, how a segment of sex toys reference certain pop culture icons, and how in Japan sex toys have to look like dolls to be legal.Hallie tells the story of the feminist dildo war in the 1970s. They laugh as they discuss the old advertising campaigns for the novelty companies who made sex toys. They have an in-depth discussion of the evolution of the sex doll. They offer suggestions on what the ideal sex doll for a woman should be.They ask Hallie to give recommendations on some of her favorite sex toys. (The list is on our website: www.cliterallyspeakingpodcast.com)They discuss the different sex toys from the ever popular and widely known vibrating types to ones that give a sucking sensation to the clitoris to g-spot manipulation to sex toys that claim to combine more than one together.Buy Hallie's book here - https://www.amazon.com/Buzz-Stimulating-History-Sex-Toy-dp-1643130374/dp/1643130374/ref=mt_paperback?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1567558719Thank you for listening and subscribing to Cliterally Speaking the Podcast. Visit our website: www.cliterallyspeakingpodcast.comFacebook: @cspeakpodcastInstagram: @cliterallyspeakingthepodcastTwitter: @cliterallyspea1Please call our comment line: 812-727-0794Watch our youtube channel (Cliterally Speaking the Podcast) for all the behind the scenes discussions during our recording sessions.And Subscribe, Like, Share our podcast with EVERYONE!

1hr 12mins

20 Sep 2019

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Ep 46: Sex Toys & Sex Work through History, with Hallie Lieberman

Running Wild with Christine

Meet Hallie Lieberman, historian and author of Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy (Pegasus Books, 2017). Today, she walks me down her life path to discovering her passion for history, while being an illegal sex toy home party salesperson. Her book traces the history of sex toys in the US since the 1950s and we go through what it was like to research the key elements of her findings. Hallie is also gracious enough to let me in on her future work regarding the global history of male sex workers who service women.  Topics discussed: university indecisiveness & waiting tables, sex positivity, the right to sexual pleasure, the disability rights movement, sex work, gigolos, non-sexual nudity and more!  Show notes:  The documentary about Scotty Bowers: "Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood", directed by Matt Tyrnauer.  Please, please, please, consider donating to the podcast to help me get better and broader content out to your beautiful ears. Like, follow, applaud, subscribe if you like what you hear!  With love,  C.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/runningwildwithchristine/support


22 Feb 2019

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Episode 15: Interview with Hallie Lieberman

Get Lively Podcast

In this episode, Casey Miles interviews Hallie Lieberman, the author of "The Trigger Effect," a longform article about the death of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz and the aftermath of the incident.  Want to have your opinions heard, or have ideas for other topics? Tweet us at @niquepod or email us at podcast@nique.net.   If you're interested in opinions writing for the Technique or writing a Letter to the Editor, email opinions@nique.net for more information. Remember to tune into WREK Radio, 91.1FM, and stay tuned for our next epsiode where we'll get to know our team a little more! If you're listening on iTunes, be sure to rate, review, and subscribe! Thanks to Do Won Kim for our amazing theme song! You can find him on Youtube here, Facebook here, and Soundcloud here.  Thanks for listening! See ya next time.


18 Oct 2018

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The History of Sex Toys ft. sex historian and Buzz author Hallie Lieberman

This Is Why

We welcome Hallie Lieberman, the author of Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy, to talk all about sex toys: new toy trends, the surprising history of the vibrator, ancient phalluses and tips for sex toy buying and maintenance. In dating news, we discuss "female Viagra" and why first dates are going extinct. Then we answer your listener questions, including one listener who doesn’t know how to navigate sex with her equally inexperienced boyfriend and a listener with a BFF dilemma.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


29 Aug 2018

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Ep. 225: Pegging Your College Professor with Hallie Lieberman

The Manwhore Podcast: A Sex-Positive Quest

Hallie Lieberman used to fear she would end up in jail…for selling sex toys. Texas’s strict obscenity laws made the selling of dildos a crime. And they’re not the only state that had sex-negative laws on the books! The marketing and innovation of sex toys are the topics of Hallie’s book Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy. We talk strap-ons and other “marital aides” in this week’s Manwhore Podcast! (Batteries not included.) PLUS: getting tested, pegging your professor, Louis CK, PhotoShop, and being a good boy! THIS WEEKEND: Friday’s Comedy Show - Tickets Saturday’s Live Podcast - Tickets Follow Hallie Lieberman! Website Twitter: @HallieLieberman Instagram: @HallieLieberman Buy Hallie’s book Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy Snag yourself some Manwhore Podcast merch! Get a Fanwhore Membership on Patreon for access to bonus episodes and private communities. Click here to join for $1! Use promo code MANWHORE to get a 40-minute FREE TRIAL of ethical paid-for porn viewing at HotMovies.com/bonus! Email your comments, questions, and boobies to manwhorepod@gmail.com. www.ManwhorePod.com

1hr 17mins

1 Aug 2018

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Episode 61: Buzz with Hallie Lieberman

Our Better Half

Our guest this week is Dr. Hallie Lieberman, the author of a new book about the history of the vibrator and other sex toys, Buzz: A Stimulating History of the Sex Toy. You can find out more about the book at Hallie’s website. When ordering your copy of the book, please support your local independent bookstore. We love our listeners and welcome your feedback. Please write to us at this address. And thanks for listening!


6 May 2018