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We are a nation obsessed with sex. We want to know how to have it, when to have it, and with whom. We want to know how freaky is acceptable and what’s too taboo? We wonder if we’re normal. That all depends on who you ask. Join Sunny Megatron, Ken Melvoin-Berg and their guests as they dive into American Sex. ABOUT THE HOSTS: Sunny Megatron and Ken Melvoin-Berg are sexuality educators and edutainers. They specialize in kink, alt-sexuality, and facilitating authentic communication between partners. The pair created, produced, and Sunny hosted the groundbreaking sex positive TV show Sex With Sunny Megatron on Showtime. Ken and Sunny also hosted the show Outside the Box with Sunny Megatron on Amazon Video. They have been featured in Cosmo, Playboy, Jezebel, Buzzfeed, CNN, Refinery29, Playgirl Magazine, and more. On a more personal note, this dynamic duo are married, parents, occasionally ethically non-monogamous, and lifestyle BDSM enthusiasts. Most importantly, Ken and Sunny make taking about awkward topics easy-- they are approachable, real, and hilarious. WHERE TO FIND SUNNY AND KEN: SunnyMegatron.com, AmericanSexPodcast.com, on most social media platforms as @sunnymegatron and @psychicken

We are a nation obsessed with sex. We want to know how to have it, when to have it, and with whom. We want to know how freaky is acceptable and what’s too taboo? We wonder if we’re normal. That all depends on who you ask. Join Sunny Megatron, Ken Melvoin-Berg and their guests as they dive into American Sex. ABOUT THE HOSTS: Sunny Megatron and Ken Melvoin-Berg are sexuality educators and edutainers. They specialize in kink, alt-sexuality, and facilitating authentic communication between partners. The pair created, produced, and Sunny hosted the groundbreaking sex positive TV show Sex With Sunny Megatron on Showtime. Ken and Sunny also hosted the show Outside the Box with Sunny Megatron on Amazon Video. They have been featured in Cosmo, Playboy, Jezebel, Buzzfeed, CNN, Refinery29, Playgirl Magazine, and more. On a more personal note, this dynamic duo are married, parents, occasionally ethically non-monogamous, and lifestyle BDSM enthusiasts. Most importantly, Ken and Sunny make taking about awkward topics easy-- they are approachable, real, and hilarious. WHERE TO FIND SUNNY AND KEN: SunnyMegatron.com, AmericanSexPodcast.com, on most social media platforms as @sunnymegatron and @psychicken
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We are a nation obsessed with sex. We want to know how to have it, when to have it, and with whom. We want to know how freaky is acceptable and what’s too taboo? We wonder if we’re normal. That all depends on who you ask. Join Sunny Megatron, Ken Melvoin-Berg and their guests as they dive into American Sex. ABOUT THE HOSTS: Sunny Megatron and Ken Melvoin-Berg are sexuality educators and edutainers. They specialize in kink, alt-sexuality, and facilitating authentic communication between partners. The pair created, produced, and Sunny hosted the groundbreaking sex positive TV show Sex With Sunny Megatron on Showtime. Ken and Sunny also hosted the show Outside the Box with Sunny Megatron on Amazon Video. They have been featured in Cosmo, Playboy, Jezebel, Buzzfeed, CNN, Refinery29, Playgirl Magazine, and more. On a more personal note, this dynamic duo are married, parents, occasionally ethically non-monogamous, and lifestyle BDSM enthusiasts. Most importantly, Ken and Sunny make taking about awkward topics easy-- they are approachable, real, and hilarious. WHERE TO FIND SUNNY AND KEN: SunnyMegatron.com, AmericanSexPodcast.com, on most social media platforms as @sunnymegatron and @psychicken

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Episodes

Meghan Tonjes: Love Your Body & Take No Sh*t - Ep 63

10/15/2018
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Body positive activist, musician, and Youtuber, Meghan Tonjes, tells us about the #BootyRevolution her very first Instagram butt photo sparked. We also talk about the good and bad in the body positive community, middle school bullying, dealing with online haters, how we’re all products of our past experiences & traumas, the importance of telling your loved ones how much they mean to you, and more. She teaches us why self-love & self-awareness are key and how to self-advocate like a bad-ass....

Duration:01:29:50

Hudsy Hawn: From Vanilla to Kink - Ep 62

10/8/2018
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Hudsy Hawn is not your typical dominatrix. She tells us how discovering BDSM in her 30s after tragedy and divorce changed her life. Careerwise kink took her literally from Disneyland to the Dungeon. It also healed personal wounds in unexpected ways. Hudsy shares how these experiences lead to her hit musical stage show geared toward vanilla audiences. We also get a peek into the pro-BDSM world and learn about the lives of professional submissives. She gives us tips for getting into kink with...

Duration:01:12:54

Amy Jo Goddard: Empowerment & Healing in Trying Times - Ep 61

10/1/2018
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Amy Jo Goddard specializes in women’s healing & empowerment and after the week our country has had, this conversation is perfectly timed. Sunny & Amy Jo discuss the impact of age of #MeToo has had on various members of society--women, survivors, allies, non-binary folks, men, people of color, etc--and how our roles in it all intertwine. Their discussion zeros in on how these factors affect women’s sexuality: why so many have difficulty focusing on pleasure and embracing desire, the struggle...

Duration:01:13:39

Stella Harris: Healthy Communication in Sex & Relationships - Ep 60

9/24/2018
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Intimacy Coach Stella Harris is a healthy communication rockstar and just released a new best selling book on the subject. In this episode Stella teaches us: what to do when one partner isn’t putting in the effort, boundary & expectation setting in the early part of relationships, how communication differs for vanilla & BDSM situations, navigating consent without ruining the mood, sexual improv tips & communication exercises for improving your sex life & more! Sunny shows her appreciation...

Duration:01:12:36

Dr Chauntelle Tibbals: The Sociology of Sex - Ep 59

9/17/2018
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Dr. Chauntelle studies the sociology of sexuality and sex work. This fascinating conversation integrates the economics, ethics, psychology, politics, and marketing of sex--all critical components of sexual freedom we’re not accustomed to thinking about. We discuss: Why researchers shy away from studying sexuality, how our social & cultural discomforts with sex permeate everything, Stormy Daniels & how she’s single-handedly extinguishing puritanical biases about sex work, the impact of...

Duration:01:16:02

Melanated Kink with Dominus Blue & jaemina - Ep 58

9/10/2018
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The folks from Black People Kink Podcast, Dominus Blue & jaemina, drop tons of gems in this week’s episode. They open up about their 24/7 total power exchange Dominant/submissive BDSM relationship and explain how the dynamic isn’t so different from vanilla couples. We talk monogamy vs. polyamory; dropping the racial terms black & white for melanated & demelanated; why jaemina views her submission as a feminist act; how to be an effective, nurturing, emotionally intelligent dominant; why...

Duration:01:13:58

Bella Bathory: HIV Stigma - Ep 57

9/3/2018
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Science has never been so sexy! Adult performer, Fem Domme, and Infectious Disease professional, Bella Bathory gives us a peek at safety protocols in the adult industry. She tells us about the incredibly effective systems performers use to minimize STI transmission on porn sets. We also talk about HIV stigma. Last week an adult performer tested HIV positive and brought to the surface myths and biases rooted in homophobia and anti-sex work rhetoric. We discuss the damage these falsehoods do...

Duration:01:03:25

Sex + Kink Q&A Episode - Ep 56

8/27/2018
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Ken and Sunny dive into their mailbag to answer listener sex questions this week for their first ever Q&A episode! They cover subjects from vanilla to extra kinky-- erotic asphyxiation, electric play, blow job tips, orgasm issues, Daddy Dom/little girl relationships, desensitization from vibrators, how to go on after a good dick down, intro to BDSM, compromise in the bedroom, what to do with the balls, and more. This episode is not to be missed! Do you have a question you’d like answered...

Duration:01:09:21

Andrew Gurza: Sex & Disability - Ep 55

8/20/2018
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This conversation about sex and disability is essential listening for every human on the planet! Andrew Gurza helps us sit with and work through our discomforts around disability. We talk ableism, inspiration porn, and the reason he chooses to identify with words most people find uncomfortable. Andrew tells us about his own difficulties as someone with cerebral palsy navigating queer spaces and dealing with jerks in the dating pool. We also get down to the juicy stuff as Andrew shares...

Duration:01:14:21

Amberly Rothfield: Tips From a Phone Sex Operator - Ep 54

8/13/2018
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This hour with Amberly Rothfield is essential listening for anyone who’s ever considered being a phone sex operator, telephone dominatrix, cam performer, or XXX content creator. Amberly gives us tips from her book “How I Made $10k a Month as a Phone Sex Operator” (the electronic version is free right now BTW, get it!). She covers: working for services vs. being independent, how to remain anonymous, considerations before breaking into the business, how to generate passive income, marketing...

Duration:01:11:17

minimus maximus: BDSM & Masculine Submission - Ep 53

8/6/2018
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minimus maximus is an experienced submissive and one of the hosts of the popular Off The Cuffs: A Kink & BDSM Podcast. We delve into the how's and why’s of some of his favorite kinky activities like chastity play, Female Domination, cuckolding, CFNM parties, and extreme humiliation. He takes us through the most intense scene he’s ever had (and it was a real mindf*ck!), we discuss why the BDSM lifestyle can be comforting to those on the autism spectrum, and he gives resources for “aspies &...

Duration:01:17:41

Graydancer & Naiia: Redefining BDSM Communities - Ep 52

7/30/2018
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We sat down with BDSM & rope bondage superstars, Graydancer & Naiia, to talk about the BDSM “scene”. Some assume this group is ripe with open communication, ethical behavior, and clearly negotiated consent because those concepts are cornerstones of BDSM. It turns out kink communities have their fair share of toxicity and inequity too-- just like most other social groups. Gray & Naiia share some innovative perspectives on these issues and discuss possible solutions. They’ve even implemented...

Duration:01:15:36

How to be a Woman & Not Give a F*ck with Airial Clark - Ep 51

7/23/2018
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Typically women in the U.S. are on the losing end of an uneven division of labor. We are expected to give a f*ck about everything. This isn’t only for those that are parents or in heterosexual marriages. These rigid gender roles seep in at work, in school, in friendships, etc-- even when we’re consciously trying to break free of them. In this episode, Airial Clark teaches us How to Be a Woman And Not Give a F*ck. It’s a must listen no matter your gender. Airial also tackles sex-positive...

Duration:01:13:23

Dr. Jess O'Reilly: Happy Healthy Relationships - Ep 50

7/16/2018
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This is our jam-packed relationship episode! Dr. Jess zeroes in on the real issues we need to focus on for better relationships. She explains the chemistry of love and why things seem to go south after the honeymoon period is over, why taking calculated risks is vital to the longevity and quality of your relationship, how to battle the resentment and criticism that pop up in arguments, why addressing these issues will revitalize your sex life, plus she gives tips and resources you can start...

Duration:01:11:04

Jimanekia Eborn: Sex After Trauma - Ep 49

7/9/2018
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Jimanekia Eborn takes a heavy subject and makes it feel like a breath of fresh air. Overcoming sexual trauma can be incredibly difficult. Jimanekia tells us about her journey of healing from her own trauma and the work she now does with other survivors*. She also discusses the ways in which people of color can experience trauma differently and why. This episode is jam-packed with ideas for working through trauma, helping friends and partners heal, and includes (low cost!) therapy resources....

Duration:01:01:11

Paul Fishbein: AVN & Beyond - Ep 48

7/2/2018
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Looking at Paul Fishbein you’d never guess he’s “the porn guy.” Fresh out of college in the early 80s Paul was working at a video store when he spotted an unaddressed need in the adult movie industry. He went on to found AVN-- the magazine, organization, and awards show otherwise known as “The Oscars of Porn.” Paul shares stories from the heyday of x-rated moviemaking and the personal tragedy that prompted his exit from that world. He also gives us a peek into his new career producing...

Duration:01:16:50

Raven Roxx: Transgender Adult Entertainer - Ep 47

6/25/2018
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Raven Roxx was the epitome of masculinity until just a few years ago. Now she’s a drop dead gorgeous adult performer living her best life. Ken & Sunny talk to Raven about her former conservative lifestyle as a married man in the military, the lengths she went to denying her sexual orientation & gender identity, and the explosive confrontation that lead to Raven’s secret transition and eventual coming out. Raven also tells us how the Veterans Administration helped with her transition and...

Duration:01:11:15

Our Open Marriage: Sunny, Ken, Lee Lee & Their Polyamory - Ep 46

6/18/2018
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How would you feel if your spouse dated other people? This week Ken & Sunny open up and talk about their open marriage and include Ken’s girlfriend, Lee Lee as their guest. They reveal how they manage jealousy, their time, and their emotions. Learn what rules are non-negotiable in their polyamory, what benefits and pitfalls come with maintaining multiple concurrent long-term relationships, and how their kids and extended family factor into the equation. They answer listener questions about...

Duration:01:21:47

Dr. Chris Donaghue: Masculine Sexuality - Ep 45

6/11/2018
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Dr. Chris Donaghue drops so much valuable knowledge in this episode! We get right to the heart of issues common in masculine sexuality-- low desire, masturbation habits, societal pressures to perform, the taboo of prostate play, the stigma of using sex toys, plus we examine what we can learn from other cultures that don’t view self-pleasure as shameful. Dr. Chris also gives us the definitive answer on how much self-love is too much (and what he says may surprise you!). Ken and Sunny answer a...

Duration:01:04:44

Dan Savage of Savage Lovecast - Ep 44

6/4/2018
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Dan Savage of the Savage Lovecast and Savage Love advice column talks with Sunny & Ken about growing up gay while attending an all boys Catholic seminary school (and the extreme measures he took to get expelled), the impact the It Gets Better Project has had on LGBTQ youth, how he accidentally became the go-to sex advice columnist of the 21st century, using sexuality to cope with our tough political times, the birth of Santorum, his ITMFA project & more. Sunny & Ken recap the International...

Duration:00:52:07