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Episode 58

This week, Ritz Cracker inteviews Rope Squirrel Article: Cute BDSM gear is making everyone kinkier Link: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmjmd9/cute-bdsm-gear-is-making-everyone-kinkier Questions: How long have you been kinky?Where did you start?What are your biggest kinks? What are your favorite toys?What gear do you always have on you?Does cute gear make you play differently?How to get out of a bad headspace […]


Episode 57

Editors note: I want to appologize for our silence over the last few weeks. We moved unexpectively and couldn’t get the time to edit the show. We will be releasing one more episode in 2019. This week we talk to Algernon, a kinkster who is on the autism spectrum, but he is so much more […]

Episode 56

Article: BDSM as a Tonic for Serious Illness Link: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/bdsm-as-a-tonic-for-serious-illness/ Questions: Stella from California – I like to think of myself as a “woke” person, but I am having difficulty with the whole transgender thing. I never know what I should be calling people pronoun-wise and am always worried that I will offend someone by […]

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Episode 55

Article: The Unique Grief of Ending a BDSM Relationship Link: https://www.autostraddle.com/the-unique-grief-of-ending-a-bdsm-relationship/ Product Review: Rose Gag by Zalo Ritzy Cracker’s Review: I really liked this gag. Firstly, the packaging. Opening it reveals an almost premium feel. After removing the lid I was presented with one of my favorite things about the gag which I don’t think […]


Episode 54

Interview with Puppy Fifi We talk about GLLA and her corner of the world as well as her BDSM upbringing Fetlife Link: https://fetlife.com/users/7756854 Questions: Tim from Wisconsin – I am thinking about running for a leather title. I’ve been in the community for a number of years and it sounds like a good thing to […]


Episode 53

News Article: BDSM Culture Can Make Women More Assertive In Work, Relationships Link: https://theswaddle.com/bdsm-women-positive-effects-confidence/ Questions: Janice from Iowa – Where I live, the scene isn’t very large. As a result, we are a tight-knit community. As a result, relationships form. I met someone. He was into kink as was I obviously. We had good chemistry […]


Episode 52

News Article: Blizzard replaces Hearthstone card art with less violent and sexualized alternatives Link: https://www.pcgamesn.com/hearthstone/censorship Questions: Jeff from Louisiana – Rope. It’s my bane. I hate it with a passion. To me, the rope isn’t the scene but it’s the start of the scene. I look on with awe when I see people who spend […]

Episode 51

News Article: How to talk about kink with a new partner, because it doesn’t have to be awkward Link: https://www.mic.com/p/how-to-talk-about-kink-with-a-new-partner-because-it-doesnt-have-to-be-awkward-18159768 Questions: Betty from Florida – First, I wanted to say thanks for what you all do. While I can’t credit Kink in the Chain with sparking my interest in kink and BDSM, it certainly was […]

Episode 50

News Article: Yet again, dominant players in BDSM show a mental health advantage. Link: https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/unique-everybody-else/201905/sexual-satisfaction-in-bdsm Questions: Greg from California – I often have difficulty when dating. I tend to use services like Match.com or OKCupid and it can sometimes be hard to broach the topic of if someone is kinky or not or if they […]

A new format and the new numbering scheme

The above timer will let you know when episode 50 will be live We used to be doing seasons, but instead, we are going to start just doing episode numbers. The show is being rebooted and retooled. Old episodes can be found in the archives, but are not available via XML. We are just going […]