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Mounting An LCD, LED Or Roku TV On Your Wall Using A Wall Mounting Kit

While his kids, family, friends, neighbors, and the rest of the world think Citizen Abels is an idiot and a moron (an idiot and a moron?), our fearless friend sets out to prove them wrong as he takes on the task of mounting a TV on his son’s bedroom wall using a TV wall mounting kit. And lo and behold, The Citizen does it!!! So can you. But only – of course – if you watch this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” in bold, living color and high-def. OMG!!! “I Am Citizen Abels”...


Top Filmmaker & YouTuber David Hoffman On Life, Work, And Philosophy

David Hoffman has led an interesting life. He’s lived in New York and California; created great documentaries such as “Sing Sing Thanksgiving” with B.B. King and Joan Baez; worked for major corporations doing communications work; been rich, been poor. And at 78, Hoffman is still going strong. On this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” The Citizen listens intently to Hoffman’s story, and wonders whether he’ll ever be what he wants to be. What is that, anyway? So, tune it, tune out, and take...


Bestselling BDSM Romance Writer Tara Sue Me Talks Sex: Part II Of II

In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” BDSM romance writer Tara Sue Me talks about what drives women to her books, how these books affect their sex lives, and what prejudices and limitations confine people in the BDSM “lifestyle.” Tara Sue’s books – mostly easy-to-read e-books for $4.99 – include her famous Submissive series, which includes titles like “The Submissive” and “The Dominant.” Her latest book is, yes, you guessed it – “FOK” – a Wall Street acronym for “Fulfill Or Kill.” Well,...


Successful Filmmaker & YouTuber David Hoffman On B.B. King & Life

David Hoffman has had a long, successful, and productive career in film, on TV, and on YouTube. The Citizen talks in this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels” with Hoffman about life, growing up in New York, his dedication and passion for film and for communicating. Hoffman tells the story of the making of “Sing Sing Thanksgiving,” his documentary featuring a concert with B.B. King and Joan Baez at the notorious Sing Sing prison. King described his performance at Sing Sing as the best of his...


The Road Less Traveled: Artem Smirnov Crosses The U.S. And The Mexican Border To Find The Holy Grail

The Citizen welcomes back his old young friend and former producer, Artem Smirnov, in this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels.” The one and one-half Jews discuss Artem’s trip of self-discovery across the U.S. and across the Mexican border where the stars shoot in the sky and problems like frayed cables just don’t exist. So, take this voyage of discovery yourself, and find out what Artem realizes is more important than anything in life – even more important than the whole world watching The...


Bestselling BDSM Romance Writer Tara Sue Me: Part I Of II

Apparently, The Citizen’s sex life is a little too vanilla compared to the great masses. And on this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” our vanilla – but still noble – friend meets and interviews BDSM romance writer, Tara Sue Me, whose books sell like hotcakes on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com. Tara talks to Citizen Abels about how she got into writing and how she decided to write about BDSM. She also discusses her Parkinson’s Disease and life in the publishing world. “I Am Citizen...


Search Engine Optimization: Dominatrix Mistress Lydia Teaches You SEO

Not only is dominatrix Mistress Lydia D’Ouleur the queen of BDSM, kink, and fetish, she’s also an expert on search engine optimization (SEO). In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” Mistress Lydia gives The Citizen a lesson on SEO and tells the audience some basic what-to-knows when it comes to building a website, advertising, and getting people to your website, store, or business. Mistress Lydia clearly impresses The Citizen. That itself is impressive. Who impresses The Citizen except...


The Great Mel Brooks Takes A Cab Ride In New York City

In this clip from a past episode of “I Am Citizen Abels” featuring The Citizen’s old friend, cabdriver and poet Seth Goldman, The Citizen listens to his friend’s true story about the great Mel Brooks taking a ride in his cab in Manhattan in New York City. Goldman listens as the comedian, actor, and director speaks about NYC cab drivers, the great food in New York, the terrible bagels in Los Angeles, and how the goyim and Jewish people view food in a different light. “I Am Citizen Abels”...


Dominatrix Mistress Lydia Answers Audience Questions About BDSM Sex

In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” The Citizen’s sidekick, dominatrix Mistress Lydia D’Ouleur, answers a stream of Citizen fan questions about sex and BDSM. To The Citizen’s unfortunate surprise, the callers include old friends, Vladimir Sputin, Dr. Hilda Von Stern, and Blackbird himself. An old woman calls to ask Mistress Lydia how her younger boyfriend can pull the ol’ GILF’s hair without it coming off. So, sit back, take your pants off, and enjoy another great show. “I Am...


Living Longer. Advice From Ken Perry About Experts Peter Ragnar & John Rose.

In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” The Citizen and longtime and very smart friend, Ken Perry, discuss his passion for longevity and wisdom. Ken talks about experts and well-known YouTubers and health experts, Peter Ragnar and John Rose, two men who he credits with tremendous insight into leading a better, happier, and longer life. Nothing from Daoism to The Citizen’s raisins goes untouched in this great conversation. And believe you and me, The Citizen never likes to have his raisins...


Are Psychiatric Drugs And The Mental Health Industry A Fraud?

Citizen Abels can be serious – if someone actually has something serious to say to him. On this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” The Citizen and Ken Perry discuss the mental health “industry” and mental illness in general, as well as the ills of psychiatric medicines like psychotropics. Dominatrix Mistress Lydia was out for this show, dealing with the craziness of the BDSM world. So The Citizen and Ken try not to get too crazy as they talk about their experiences and their discoveries...


Going South Making Spicy And Summery BDSM Cucumbers With The Citizen And Mistress Lydia

Like our fearless friend, The Citizen, always says, the best thing to do with a cucumber is to put it in the right place. And that’s what Citizen Abels and his kinky sidekick, dominatrix Mistress Lydia do on this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels.” Mistress Lydia takes the flogger to The Citizen as he prepares a cool dish of spicy and summery cucumbers. Look out because the pair gets wild and crazy talking about BDSM, going down into the bowels of the south, and not eating your meat – we...


The Citizen And Mistress Lydia Make Frozen Dark Sweet Cherry Daiquiris

Summertime and the living is easy. Well, not so easy, bud. Because it’s not so easy for some of us; they’re whipped. Literally. By dominatrix Mistress Lydia D’Ouleur. The Citizen tries to cool down – and load up – the Mistress by making her a dark sweet cherry daiquiri and showing you how to do it while he’s at – just a little this and a little that. That Citizen. So talented. So, watch and listen to this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels” as The Citizen gets Mistress Lydia to tell him about...


The Myers-Briggs: A Pathway To Yourself

Citizen Abels takes the chance to help you discover yourself in this episode. Not the type of discovery normally associated with The Citizen – relieving your anxiety by staying in touch with yourself. No, this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels” is about the Myers-Briggs personality style system and how you can learn about your personality by answering the Myers-Briggs questionnaire. Give The Citizen a try, and give the Myers-Briggs a try. The only thing to fear is fear itself. “I Am...


9 Great Free Streaming Services For Free Movies And TV Shows

In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” The Citizen reviews 9 great free streaming services where you can watch free movies and TV shows without having to pay the monthly bill you get from Netflix, Hulu, and all of the other paid movie and TV subscription services. Just like The Citizen, these services are free. Free at last. Free at last!!! “I Am Citizen Abels” (http://www.iamcitizenabels.com) is an internet radio show starring David Abels, and a copyrighted production of Four Strong...


The Ethical Slut: Author Janet W. Hardy On Writing, Sex, Business, And Politics

Janet W. Hardy is the author of the famous book, “The Ethical Slut,” which talks about the question of honesty in sexual relationships. The issue of honesty for Janet in sexual relationships hangs on whether partners are dealing with each other on a consensual basis – is a lover of yours or you having side affairs without their knowledge. Without their knowledge Janet contends this is a non-consensual, dishonest, and ultimately unethical way to treat your partner. The Citizen and Mistress...


How To File An Ethics Complaint Against An Attorney

Though friends and family know, many out there in Citizenland don’t know that our fearless friend, The Citizen, is a veteran of many wars. Unfortunately, it’s not the ones you’re thinking of – with guns and bombs and tanks. No, Citizen Abels is a veteran of legal wars. And as a veteran of legal wars, The Citizen has met many an attorney not worth his weight in spit. In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” recorded June 19, 2019, The Citizen goes through what’s involved in filing an ethics...


BDSM Writer & Publisher Janet W. Hardy Talks Life & Lifestyle

In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” recorded June 13, 2019, The Citizen talks with renown BDSM writer and publisher, Janet W. Hardy, who talks about her identification as a gender-queer sadist and switch, as well as about her relationships and her life in general. The Citizen and Mistress Lydia listen intently as Janet – the author and co-author of BDSM classics like The Ethical Slut, The Topping Book, The Sexually Dominant Woman, and the newly released, Impervious – opens up about a...


Dominatrix Mistress Lydia D’Ouleur Dresses Up The Citizen

It’s one more Father’s Day for Citizen Abels, and in this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” recorded June 10, 2019 at the luxurious Four Strong Media Studios, dominatrix Mistress Lydia D’Ouleur shows The Citizen who’s boss – just like everyone else in his life does. So The Citizen dons a dress, puts duct tape pasties on his breasts, and acknowledges the fact that he’s not anyone else – nor does he want to be. Anyone and everyone, hear ye, hear ye. The Citizen will do his own thing until the...


The Fetish And Kink Favorites Of Dominatrix Mistress Lydia D’Ouleur

Today’s episode of “I Am Citizen Abels” is not another day playing with Tickle Me Elmo. But it is about those things like tickling feet and busting balls and humiliating little pricks – The Citizen and his little prick not included. And while Citizen Abels isn’t above some good clean adult fun, he winds up stripping down the fetish world – and himself – as Dominatrix Mistress Lydia D’Ouleur reveals her faves in fetishes and kink. You’ll hear our fearless friend with his mouth covered get...