Hosts Jessie and PJ Sage bring you news and stories from the sex industry featuring sex workers, artists, writers, academics, and activists . Each podcast features a roundup of recent news stories and interviews.
info_outline Episode 86: Biometrics scanning and trans porn performers with Dylan Thomas 02/25/2021
Episode 86: Biometrics scanning and trans porn performers with Dylan Thomas Jessie Sage and guest-host Reese Piper talk to porn performer Dylan Thomas about his work, his F2M transition, coming out to his family as trans an a sex worker, and also the biometric technology that has been introduced at Pornhub and its potential impact on trans performers.
info_outline Episode 85: Why is it so hard for sex workers to find therapists? 02/17/2021
Episode 85: Why is it so hard for sex workers to find therapists? This is a special episode on sex work and therapy, where Annie Solomon and I pull snippets of the interviews we did for our recent Pulp Magazine article on the same topic. Interviews include: femi babylon, Jet Setting Jasmine, Alan the Sex Chaplain, Mistress Blunt, and Emily Warfield.
info_outline Episode 84: From Sexual Explorations to Love with Tracy Clark-Flory 02/11/2021
Episode 84: From Sexual Explorations to Love with Tracy Clark-Flory Tracy Clark-Flory talks about her new book Want Me: A Sex Writer's Journey Into the Heart of Desire.
info_outline Episode 83: Sex work, motherhood, and narrative with Juniper Fitzgerald 02/04/2021
Episode 83: Sex work, motherhood, and narrative with Juniper Fitzgerald In Episode 83, we talk to Juniper Fitzgerald, author of the first children’s book to show a sex working mama, “How Mamas Love Their Babies.”
info_outline Episode 82: After Dark: Aging in the Sex Industry with Seska 01/29/2021
Episode 82: After Dark: Aging in the Sex Industry with Seska This is a special after dark episode where Courtney Trouble and Jessie Sage talk to Seska about aging in the sex industry, her multi decade career, the differences she felt between porn and escorting, why we all love threesomes, and more!
info_outline Episode 81: Transition and Top Surgery in the Sex Industry with Xenon Universe 01/18/2021
Episode 81: Transition and Top Surgery in the Sex Industry with Xenon Universe We talk to Xenon Universe about coming out as trans, having top surgery, body positivity, reimagining his porn career as Xenon, polaroids as art, and more!
info_outline Episode 80: Sex Work as a Couple with Jet Setting Jasmine and King Noire 01/11/2021
Episode 80: Sex Work as a Couple with Jet Setting Jasmine and King Noire Jet Setting Jasmine and King Noire join Jessie and PJ Sage to talk about working in the industry as a couple. They discuss creating porn that centers the pleasure and desires of the performers themselves, balancing work and family, creating a sex positive household, negotiating poly, surviving quarantining, and more!
info_outline Episode 79: Peepshow Live: Sex Work and Self Care 01/09/2021
Episode 79: Peepshow Live: Sex Work and Self Care This is a a recording of a live panel on sex work and self care. We have four panelists, Chelsea Poe, Jet Setting Jasmine, Stacey Swimme, and Ashlee Juliette, who talk about everything from addiction and recovery, to counseling and therapy, to creating a reasonable schedule, to work life balance as a sex worker.
info_outline Episode 78: Porn Performers Talk Pornhub and Payment Processing 12/21/2020
Episode 78: Porn Performers Talk Pornhub and Payment Processing In this special compilation episode, we bring together the stories of 8 porn performers and sex workers to talk about the issues they face with payment processing. They talk about bank accounts, porn platforms, cash apps, and how Visa/Mastercard pulling out of Pornhub is impacting them.
info_outline Episode 77: Pornhub, Payment Processing and Nicholas Kristof with Melissa Gira Grant 12/16/2020
Episode 77: Pornhub, Payment Processing and Nicholas Kristof with Melissa Gira Grant We talk to Melissa Gira Grant about Nicholas Kristof’s Op/Ed in the New York Times that led to Visa/Mastercard pulling out of Pornhub. We discuss trafficking narratives, anti-porn feminism, the business model of Pornhub, sex workers issues with payment processors, and more.
info_outline Episode 75: Writing about sex, trauma, and the body with Jamie Hood 12/09/2020
Episode 75: Writing about sex, trauma, and the body with Jamie Hood Jessie Sage talks to Jamie Hood about her debut book, How to Be a Good Girl. They discuss writing about sex and trauma, leaving academia, sex work, trans identity, love, and more.
info_outline Episode 74: After Dark Lita Lecherous, Courtney Trouble and Jessie Sage 12/01/2020
Episode 74: After Dark Lita Lecherous, Courtney Trouble and Jessie Sage Peepshow After Dark! Lita Lecherous, Courtney Trouble, and Jessie Sage get down and dirty, talking about our experiences in porn, phone sex, kink and BDSM, panty sales, and more!
info_outline Episode 71: Old Pros with Kaytlin Bailey 11/10/2020
Episode 71: Old Pros with Kaytlin Bailey In the 71st episode of the Peepshow Podcast, Jessie Sage talks to Kaytlin Bailey from the Oldest Profession Podcast about their relaunch. They also discuss sex work politics, old pros, sex magic, coming out, and family.
info_outline Episode 69: Phone Sex, Fantasy, and Fetishes with Felicia Fisher 10/22/2020
Episode 69: Phone Sex, Fantasy, and Fetishes with Felicia Fisher This week Felicia Fisher, a phone sex operator, cam model, and fetish clip producer, talks to us about how she got into sex work, her career and kinks, and the new documentary that she’s featured in, “The Odd World of Felicia Fisher.”
info_outline Episode 68: Pregnancy and Sex Work: Maxine Holloway on All Things MILF 10/12/2020
Episode 68: Pregnancy and Sex Work: Maxine Holloway on All Things MILF Maxine Holloway joins us from the second trimester of her second pregnancy to talk about the unique rewards and challenges of being a pregnant sex worker.
info_outline Peepshow Live: Disability and Sex Work 09/29/2020
Peepshow Live: Disability and Sex Work The second edition of Peepshow Live features a live panel discussion on the intersection of sex work and disability. Co-hosted by Courtney Trouble and PJ Sage, the panel included BodyXBlunts, GoAskAlex, and Carnegie Velvet.
info_outline Episode 66: Labor Day Special: The Cost of Providing Emotional Labor as a Sex Worker with Reese Piper 09/07/2020
Episode 66: Labor Day Special: The Cost of Providing Emotional Labor as a Sex Worker with Reese Piper It’s Labor Day, and this week we are focusing on the long-term impact of providing emotional labor as a sex worker. Jessie Sage talks to Reese Piper about an article she wrote for Peepshow Media, The Cost of Feigning Intimacy at Work. The article is a reflection on how taking a break from stripping during the pandemic forced her to recognize the toll sex work has had on her emotional life.
info_outline Episode 65: Lola Davina on Sex Work and Money 09/01/2020
Episode 65: Lola Davina on Sex Work and Money In Episode 65, we talk to Lola Davina, author of the Thriving in Sex Work series, about her new book on sex work and money. We discuss the erotic charge of sex work money, the emotions that keep us from making sound financial decisions, and how we can move out of financial cycles that don’t serve us.
info_outline Episode 64: Lasha Lane on Returning to the Sex Industry after 20 Years 08/29/2020
Episode 64: Lasha Lane on Returning to the Sex Industry after 20 Years In Episode 64, Jessie Sage talks to porn performer Lasha Lane about returning to the industry after a 20-year break, her work with BIPOC-AIC & APAC, developing relationships both inside and outside of the industry, and being a performer in her 40s.
info_outline Episode 63: Arabelle Raphael on Sex Work, Relationships, and Art 08/17/2020
Episode 63: Arabelle Raphael on Sex Work, Relationships, and Art In Episode 63 we interview sex industry veteran Arabelle Raphael.
info_outline Bonus Episode: Peepshow Live, Virtual DIY Porn Panel 08/11/2020
Bonus Episode: Peepshow Live, Virtual DIY Porn Panel The first “Peepshow Live” features DIY content creators and sex workers who will share useful skills and practices for indie porn makers, professionals, and artists. We will also discuss how creating and selling DIY content fits into the lives of creators.
info_outline Episode 62: Tina Horn on Sex Work & Dystopian Near-Futures 08/07/2020
Episode 62: Tina Horn on Sex Work & Dystopian Near-Futures In Episode 62 we interview Tina Horn, a dominatrix, writer, educator, and podcaster.
info_outline Bonus Episode: Nonmonogamy Chat with Jessie and Nookie 07/25/2020
Bonus Episode: Nonmonogamy Chat with Jessie and Nookie Jessie Sage talks to Nookie, founder of Dating Kinky, about nonmonogamy at the opening of the 2-day "It's Not Cheating, It's Ethical Nonmonogamy" virtual conference.
info_outline Episode 60: Ignacio Rivera on Healing from Sexual Trauma and Sexual Liberation 07/13/2020
Episode 60: Ignacio Rivera on Healing from Sexual Trauma and Sexual Liberation In Episode 60 of the Peepshow Podcast, we interview Ignacio Rivera, founder and executive director at HEAL Project, which works to prevent and end childhood sexual abuse through healing the wounds of sexual oppression and embracing sexual liberation.