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We open with a heartrending call from a woman in the Bible belt, whose own children condemn her for dating a black man. The year is 2014. Dan chats with Hanna Rosin (Author of "The End of Men",) on women's changing relationship with their careers vs. partners. On the Magnum, a fascinating "What You Got" with Professor Jennifer Glass. Her study shows that conservative Christians not only have a higher divorce rate, but anyone who lives near their communities have higher divorce rates too. And, hear the woes of a man who likes blow jobs just a little too much.
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The upside of herpes...courtesy of science!

Episode #378 — January 21, 2014

A man with his dream girl, simply cannot forgive her for cheating on him at the very beginning of their relationship. What is the remedy? "Why do I like older men??!" asks a young gay man, with nearly audible hand-wringing. Boner Pills! Do they work? How? On the Magnum…Dan chats with a scientist working to pit herpes against cancer. (We think they deserve each other…) And, listen in as Dan accuses a woman of being "The sentient stove with agency who keeps burning someone." And a ton more. Tickets to the Seattle Valentine's Day show with Dan and guests are at StrangerTickets.com.
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When lesbians flirt: What is a red-blooded lad to think when his lesbian pal makes goo-goo eyes at him?  Are parents today too sex-positive? Dan and sex educator Amy Lang talk about water sports among 3-year-olds and a bad place to put Legos.  And more.  206-201-2720 This podcast is brought to you by ExtremeRestraints.com. Go buy something and be sure to enter GGG2012 at checkout.  This episode is brought to you by Audible. Download a free audio book of your choice today at AudiblePodcast.com/Savage   Comment on this episode at thestranger.com/lovecast Check out Anna Pulley: http://annapulley.com/ And Amy Lang: http://birdsandbeesandkids.com/
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We begin our podcast with arguably the sleaziest caller we've ever encountered. It really has to be heard to be believed.  How can you help a friend when she's hung up on a psycho?  To aid a man who's wife has no libido whatsoever, Dan enlists the help of human sexuality expert, scientist, author and the generally convivial Dr. Debby Herbenick. And Dan speaks with mighty Washington state Senator Ed Murray on the strategy for winning gay marriage rights.  And win, we will. 206-201-2720 Today's episode is brought to you by AdamandEve.com. Get 50 percent off almost any item when you enter "Savage" at checkout. Comment on this episode at thestranger.com/lovecast
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Yet another snooping girlfriend finds a cache of straight anal porn on her boyfriend's computer. Does this mean he should try sleeping with men?   Poor babysitter: The 5-year-old she was taking care of accidentally watched some homemade porn starring… her parents! How can the babysitter mitigate the damage?   And, is it possible to come out… too much?   Plus a lot more.  206-201-2720 This episode is brought to you by www.Squarespace.com. They make it easy to build a website or blog. Give it a whirl, and if you want to buy it, use the offer code Savage2 for a 15% discount.    This episode is also brought to you by www.WhereDidYouWearIt.com. Have you had safe sex lately? Put yourself on the map. 
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A lesbian's partner shows her love by paying for everything. Unfortunately, she's kind of a jerk otherwise.  A man can't please his lady in bed unless he's blasted drunk. When sober, he worries that she's too tender and shy for the rough treatment she likes.  The mother of a little person is worried about all the little-people fetishists out there who will be interested in her daughter. She's only 17 months old, but when you're a mother, you worry.  Call us with your questions, large and small.  206-201-2720 This episode is brought to you by www.Squarespace.com. They make it so easy to build a website or blog. Give it a whirl, and if you want to buy it, use the offer code Savage2 for a 15% discount.  This episode is also brought to you by www.WhereDidYouWearIt.com  Have you had safe sex lately? Put yourself on the map.  View the full Making it Better video from the University of Florida: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJWtvwALxQo
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Dan speaks with Dr. James Cantor, professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, about pedophilia. What the hell can be done?  Also, Science weighs in on the mysterious case of the mushroom in the jizz.  Happy New Year.  206-201-2720 Today's episode is brought to you by AdamandEve.com. Get 50 percent off almost any item when you enter "Savage" at checkout. Comment on this episode at www.thestranger.com/lovecast
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Dan converses with a former rent boy, and you get to listen in. Should a man with a jealousy problem date his neighbor who happens to be a stripper?  Gather round, listeners, and hear the spooky tale of the lover who still carries a torch for his dead mother. And other oddities. 206-201-2720   Today's episode is brought to you by AdamandEve.com. Get 50 percent off almost any item when you enter "Savage" at checkout.   Check out Ask Dominic: blog.rentboy.com   Comment on this episode at thestranger.com/lovecast
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"No sex before the game!" Is this bit of conventional wisdom wise? A gay man wonders if his date being specifically NOT invited to a family wedding is in any way bigoted. A man and woman are married only in the legal sense. But they still live together and enjoy each other's company. How do they roll out the nature of their odd relationship to potential lovers? And more, more, more. 206-201-2720 Today's episode is brought to you by AdamandEve.com. Get 50 percent off almost any item when you enter "Savage" at checkout. Comment on this episode at www.thestranger.com/lovecast
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Apparently, there is someone more qualified to answer your filthy questions than Dan Savage. The identity of Dan's replacement may shock you… A man's buddy is accused of sexual assault by an acquaintance. The caller is dubious, but pretends to believe her. Should he confront her or lie in order to protect his friend? Is there a polite way to suggest that a lady shave her nether-regions? Remember: Think of the children. 206-201-2720 This episode is brought to you by Audible. Download a free audio book of your choice today at AudiblePodcast.com/Savage Comment on this episode at www.thestranger.com/lovecast Also, would it kill you to Facebook-like Dan Savage? No it would not.
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