Podcasting about BDSM really sucks in so many ways that I don’t know where to start.

Maybe it is like all the other podcasts out there, some are good and some are not. I have some of my very own favorites out there that I’ve listened to quite extensively while others have gone silent with their episodes still available as a dusty monument to their greatness.

I am one of those who went silent after a couple of episodes, not so sure about my greatness but the episodes are still out there.

I tried out different formats back in late 2009 and did the last episode in 2010. I don’t really know why I stopped, a retrospective guess is that life in general called for my attention. Back then I found the interview format to be the most interesting to work with and I still do, as it allows for an in-depth view into how other people relate to their own sexuality. It is the best way to show the diversity which exists throughout the BDSM community, with the transparency, honesty and illumination it deserves.

BDSM Podcasting sucks bigtime

I started working with radio 25 years ago at a local radio station, mainly with documentaries and investigative content. Even back then I enjoyed telling other people’s stories and I eventually won an award for my endeavors. From there it went on to TV for another couple of years, then I left the media business to pursue a different career.

But my passion for telling the stories of others is still burning bright and I tried to create engagement, back in 2009 when I did my first run of podcasts, where the audience was supposed to get involved in what we were doing over at Island of Pain.

It never happened.

The reasons were many, the content could have been better is one of them as it was never created out of a specific goal beyond the will to experiment. Another reason was that I never understood the dependencies between the content and how to get people involved in an ongoing conversation.

But it never was a failure as I had a great amount of listeners, it was more of a learning curve for me.

The conversation never happened and by that point I ended up thinking that BDSM podcasting sucks. As I left BDSM podcasting behind me I continued to look for podcasts on the subject and I found a couple of good ones which I have listened to regularly.

But there is also a load of not so good ones out there.

I am not going to dive into the lack of technical quality, because that isn’t a deal breaker as long as the content is engaging and interesting. But when you end up with a podcast streaming through your ears which lacks both sound quality and food for thought then it is pure torture to your mind and I don’t like to be on the receiving end of a torture scene.

Most BDSM practitioners are intelligent people, in fact very intelligent people. Our field of interest requires what is known as life long learning, because learning new things enables us to rediscover ourselves in a raw and honest way where we have to stare straight into our limitations, boundaries and our will to experience new things.

Remember that the average BDSM practitioner is an intelligent person, so why not challenge their perception?

I grew tired of being treated as BDSM practitioner who was constantly dumbed down by people creating podcasts where it is ok to yawn at the listeners straight into their ears, talking about how important it was to fuck instead of recording a podcast on time and constantly talking about their own way of doing BDSM.

I’m grew tired of all the crap, because I am an intelligent BDSM practitioner, and I became frustrated as I wasn’t challenged.

Out of that frustration came the idea of Kinkypod.

Our promise to you

We believe that intelligent BDSM practitioners want to be challenged, they want to know about things which are new to them.

Losers don’t.

Kinkypod is for BDSM practitioners who want to have their knowledge and perception of BDSM challenged. We will do our best to challenge you through transparency, honesty and illumination.

  • We will be transparent about our own and the experiences of others and how they relate to BDSM
  • We will be honest about the opinions of others and our own, even if they might be narrow-minded or judgemental
  • We will illuminate areas of BDSM which are not usually spoken about

Your promise to us

Everything in this world comes at a price and so does listening to the podcasts we offer for you.

  • You want to engage yourself in what we do
  • You want to give us feedback to get us going – If what we do is good or bad, let us know
  • You want to participate in the conversations we are trying to achieve as some of our podcasts are built on the interaction with the community
  • You understand that as long as the points mentioned above are met then we will continue to do what we do

It might be controversial to you that we want you to make a promise to us…And it is!

We want to be controversial in many ways and we want to be perceived as uncomfortable in some areas but we also want you to understand that the best podcasts are created through the interaction between people and we want to interact with you.

Some final words

As you might understand, we want to be here for the long run but we need your help to be successful. BDSM podcasting doesn’t always suck but talking to yourself does most of the time.

We aren’t just doing this for ourselves, even if we enjoy podcasting, we are doing this for you.

Do you want to participate?