taboos

Anal Sex For All?

According to the sexual health statistics, anal sex is more popular -- and pop culturally relevant -- among women than ever before. Cristen and Caroline discuss how consent, safety and pleasure factor into this formerly taboo intimate territory.

Lady Farts

Cristen and Caroline get down to the stinky science and gender differences of passing gas because, like it or not, everybody farts.

Has Stuff Mom Never Told You ever run into taboo topics? Would you like to know more about Caroline's Proust questionnaire? How has the show affected the co-host's romantic lives? Tune to learn more in the second part of this series.

Has Stuff Mom Never Told You ever run into taboo topics? Would you like to know more about podcast regret or Caroline's Proust questionnaire? How has the show affected the co-host's romantic lives? Tune to learn the answers to these questions and more.

Public Displays of Affection Politics

How do public displays of affection compare to etiquette-friendly social kissing? How is PDA an act of love - and defiance -- in the LGBT community? And, do you love it or hate it? Listen in to learn how onlookers respond to PDA.

Have food morals replaced sexual morals? Do modern humans want pizza and chocolate more than sex? Surveys suggest yes. Listen in to learn more about how food and sex collide in the brain.

Summer Book Club: Erotica

It may come as a surprise to some, but "50 Shades of Grey" isn't all that taboo. In this Summer Short, Cristen and Caroline discuss several classic erotica titles and whether BDSM themes are bad for women.

Are we secretly attracted to ourselves?

Here's a disturbing thought: humans are sexually attracted to -- guess who! -- themselves. At least that's one of the conclusions you could draw from a 2010 study conducted by psychologist R. Chris Fraley at the University of Illinois. Fraley told Wired magazine, "People appear to be drawn to others who resemble their kin or themselves."

According to a recent study, around half of American adults use a vibrator on a regular basis -- yet the devices remain controversial. In this episode, Cristen and Molly explore the history of vibrators, from Victorian society to the modern day.