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Smashing the Herpes Stigma with Ella Dawson.

Episode #502 — June 7, 2016

A man is dating a woman who stopped putting on make-up and fixing her hair. If he asked her to start gussying herself up again, would that make him, like…you know…an asshole? A woman asks a question that sends Dan scurrying to the red phone to call a veterinarian for some expert advice. Why does Dan need a vet? You’ll have to listen to find out. (Cat humping.) On the Magnum, Dan and sex blogger Ella Dawson are here to SMASH THE HERPES STIGMA once and for all. Glad that’s out of the way. Also, a woman wonders if she let her boyfriend wax her pussy, would it kill the romance a bit? 206-302-2064
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Planned Parenthood to the rescue!

Episode #487 — February 23, 2016

A mature 18 year-old has somehow failed to tell her real age to her new boyfriend who thinks she’s at least 20. How can she come clean? A man is totally into being cuckolded. Does his girlfriend have to tell her other lovers that they are part of a bigger picture? We are honored to welcome Dr. Sara Pentlicky from Planned Parenthood to help answer a plethora of medical and reproductive questions. Herpes! HPV! Birth control for transmen! We’ve got you covered. 206-302-2064
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Parents and their trans kids.

Episode #482 — January 19, 2016

A young woman is about to embark on a three-way with her boyfriend and another man. How can she make sure the experience isn’t demeaning? A gay man has incest fantasies. How can he find a man willing to role play a father-figure? A married woman and her husband prefer to use condoms. So why is everyone around her so smug and condescending about it? On the Magnum, Dan speaks with Dr. Robert Garofalo about a father whose kid calls himself transmale, but often presents as female. They discuss the challenges parents face in keeping an open mind and an open heart as kids and teens figure themselves out. 206-302-2064
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The One-Minute Wonder Show!

Episode #476 — December 8, 2015

It’s the One-Minute Wonder Show! You asked your questions in one minute or less, and Dan tried to keep his answers brief, with diminishing success. Here’s a smattering of topics: The dangers of road head, olive oil as lube, haggling with your sex worker, tingly come, excluding dog-fuckers from your orgy and so much more. Also, Nancy gets riled up! On the Magnum, the long-suffering Dr. Barak gently explains that no, men cannot get bacterial vaginosis, and answers a requisite question about pee. 206-302-2064 Get your "GGG" and "Fuck First" coffee mugs at www.thestranger.com/savageswag
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Jason Schwartzman in the house.

Episode #452 — June 23, 2015

OMG it’s actual movie star famous guy celebrity JASON SCHWARTZMAN. And guess what? He’s clever, funny and super-nice. He and Dan talk about his new movie The Overnight, swinging, swastika tattoos (spoiler: he’s against them,) controlling mothers, and the famous people you want to sleep with. Don’t miss it. There’s some on the micro, and more on the Magnum. Also, a man’s new boyfriend has the same name of a former abuser of his. How can he get over the horrible association? And, how can an experimenting bisexual lass get “lesbian society” to take her seriously? And more! 206-201-2720
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All hail Planned Parenthood!

Episode #441 — April 7, 2015

This week, we are delighted to welcome Dr. Kara Cadwallader from Planned Parenthood to answer a backlog of medical questions about herpes, meningitis, IUDs and the good ole flu. When you cheat and cheat and cheat, is it time to call yourself poly? On the Magnum, Dan chats with writer, journalist, and transgender woman Parker Molloy, about seeking the understanding and acceptance of family members when dating a trans person. And, a gay man wants to try a threeway with a woman included. Does he have to turn in his gay card? And MORE. 206-201-2720 This instant. Donate to Maine Family Planning. http://www.mainefamilyplanning.org
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With Mary Martone!

Episode #409 — August 26, 2014

Dan and his old co-host Mary Martone talk about cat jealousy, mate poaching, and have an epic, drag-out battle over fat-shaming.
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With special guest, John Corvino!

Episode #400 — June 24, 2014

A woman discovers through dubious sources that her step-mother might be cheating on her father. Dan walks her through a way to deal with this unpleasantness. A woman still living with her ex-husband and son wonders how poly people balance all those boyfriends and girlfriends. On the Magnum, Dan welcomes philosophy professor and gay marriage diplomat John Corvino to discuss ethics and the state of the gay rights movement. And more.
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How did you lose your virginity?

Episode #391 — April 22, 2014

All-Access Passes are now available. If you would like to try listening to the Magnum episodes (twice the show length, with no ads,) you can buy a month subscription for $5, and check it out. This will give you access to all Magnum shows for as long as your subscription lasts. Then, when you're fully addicted, you can purchase a 6 month or full year pass. You're welcome. This week, Dan welcomes Kate Monro, author of "Losing It," to discuss the many and varied ways people lose their virginity. If your partner is a vanilla vegan, is it wrong to go to the Folsom Street Fair for a kinky, leathery good time? A woman is going to have a baby. Hooray! The problem is, her mother detests her husband…because he's a honky. And a ton more. 206-201-2720
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Hot Fireman!

Episode #390 — April 15, 2014

Dan counsels a woman in yet another a conservative small town on how to help her lesbian daughter make it out of there alive. A gay man has gone above and beyond to fulfill his partner's fireman fantasy. How can he get a little reciprocation? For the Magnum version's "What You Got," Dan speaks with Amy Muise on why women monitor their partners on Facebook. Fat, nerdy virgin seeks super-model: Men kind of think they can have anything they want, don't they? And more! Lots more! 206-201-2720
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