Five Myths About…Primals

Awake the beast within, and lets claw away some of the myth surrounding primals.

Sexy and Spooky; The science of Fear Play

It's Halloween, so what better time for a post on Fear Play! We talk science and scenes of Fear Play.

Five Myths About…Male Submission

Male submission is one of the most common depicted, but least understood, kinks. Let's pull back the curtain.

Playbag – Wartenberg wheel

The Wartenberg wheel is something of a BDSM staple. So what does one feel like? Should you be afraid of those mean spikes? Read on to find out!
Tiger Balm for chemical play

Some like it hot – a primer on Chemical Play

There are many different types of ointments, oils and jellies which are used in Chemical Play. They create different kinds of sensations and reactions and take your play to a whole new level.
Knife for knifeplay

Skin and Steel: A primer for BDSM knifeplay

Using knives isn't riskier than other forms of play. Here's what you need to know to get started.
Afrercare for BDSM Comic

Cuddles and chocolate; what you need to know about aftercare

The care you take with your partner doesn't end when you are done playing. Learn why aftercare is important.
Illustration from works by the Marquis de Sade

5 Myths About…Sadists

Sadists like to hurt people, it doesn't mean they are crazy or unbalanced.

Attending your first play party

So here you are, about to attend your first play party. Now what do you do? This is a big step but it doesn’t need to be scary or intimidating. If you know some basic etiquette rules and use common sense and you’ll be fine.

Dark Odyssey

I spent my weekend at my favorite event. Have you been to the Dark Side?