Running Wild with Christine

Running Wild with Christine

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Sex, Success and other Slippery Rabbit Holes. A sex-positive, intersectional & inclusive podcast about life. New Episode out every Friday! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/runningwildwithchristine/support
46: Sex Toys & Sex Work through History, with Hallie Lieberman
Feb 22 • 57 min
Meet Hallie Lieberman, historian and author of Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy (Pegasus Books, 2017). Today, she walks me down her life path to discovering her passion for history, while being an illegal sex toy home party salesperson. Her…
45: Sex & Mindfulness, with Lori Brotto
Feb 14 • 44 min
Meet Dr. Lori Brotto, a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of British Columbia, clinical sex researcher and psychologist, and author of “Better Sex Through Mindfulness” (Greystone Books, 2018). Today, as per our…
44: Feeling Better, with Andrea Loewen
Feb 8 • 48 min
Meet Andrea Loewen, Vancouver writer and theatre manager, member of Girl Gang, and newly published author of Feeling Better: a field guide to liking yourself (and maybe even loving yourself). Today, we discuss self-loathing and depression, through the…
43: Like a CamGirl but with a Penis, with Tyler Harris
Feb 1 • 51 min
Well… this is a topic that the universe sent me in the shape of Tyler on New Year’s Eve. When he told me what he does for a living, I drunkenly insisted he must come on the podcast and slipped him my business card! To my surprise, Tyler reached out a week…
42: #LearnWritingEssentials, with Chelene Knight
Jan 25 • 43 min
Meet Chelene Knight, author of Braided Skin and Dear Current Occupant, CEO of #LearnWritingEssentials and all around powerhouse, comes on the pod to discuss writing and investing in your community. While diving into the story behind her online courses for…
41: New Year, New You? With Dr. Lori Beth Bisbey & Anita Cassidy
Jan 18 • 61 min
It’s a warm welcome back to our dearest Anita Cassidy and Dr. Lori Beth Bisbey. Lori is a psychologist and sex and intimacy coach, and Anita is a writer and founder of Alethya.com We are back to talk about the repercussions of boundaries, new year’s…
40: On Depression and Sex, with JoEllen Notte
Jan 11 • 49 min
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! In this amazing first episode of the year, we delve into Depression and Sex! Meet JoEllen Notte. She runs redheadbedhead.com, and is a writer and sex educator, committed to challenging stigma, offering resources, and helping folks…
39: So I had an abortion, with Julia Santana Parrilla
Dec 21, 2018 • 57 min
WELCOME TO THE LAST EPISODE OF 2018! Julia is a new favorite powerhouse of mine! I met her at a community-based event called Expressions of Intimacy. This was the latest in a series she runs, called Expressions of Self, where each installment centers…
38: On Body Image, with Jen Larsen
Dec 14, 2018 • 52 min
What’s your first thought when I say: Body Image? Noun: the subjective picture or mental image of one’s own body. This week, I had the pleasure to welcome Jen Larsen, author of Stranger Here (Seal Press, 2012) and Future Perfect (Harper Teen, 2015), for…
37: The Pleasure Parlor, with Casey Murphy
Dec 7, 2018 • 44 min
This week we talk about entrepreneurship and pleasure products! Casey Murphy is a sexual health educator, entrepreneur and business coach. Casey started The Pleasure Parlor in 2017, a Portland-based business which incorporates an online retail website,…
36: On Boundaries, with Anita Cassidy and Dr. Lori Beth Bisbey
Nov 30, 2018 • 65 min
It’s a warm welcome back to our dear Anita Cassidy and a perfect introduction to Dr. Lori Beth Bisbey. Lori is a psychologist, sex and intimacy coach. Her mission is to take sex and conversations about sex from the shadows to the light. She divides her…
35: Capitalism, Feminism and Other Isms, with Matthew Keegan
Nov 23, 2018 • 59 min
A huge Welcome Back to Matthew Keegan, from Ep. 3! If you missed him like I did, you’ll be delighted to hear us talk about Nina Power’s One Dimensional Woman (2009, Zero Books). Based on Marcuse’s One Dimensional Man, this short read is FULL of amazing…
34: Could Sex Robots Save Your Marriage? with Dr. Marina Adshade
Nov 16, 2018 • 50 min
Dr. Marina Adshade, professor of the Economics at the University of British Columbia, welcomed me into her home to talk about sex robots and marriage! How might the recent technological changes affect the concept of marriage and relationships more…
33: José Runs Wild!
Nov 9, 2018 • 43 min
This is a fun one for me! José, the character from Just Bad Timing, and my OG bestie in Vancouver, runs wild with me about culture shock, life progression, perfect storms, dancing salsa and smoking weed, amongst many many other topics. If you’re…
32: All over the Word, with Kristina Lao
Nov 2, 2018 • 59 min
Oh boy. You’re in for a fun, wordy, all over the place one with gorgeously talented Kristina. Musician, Actress, Poet, Kristina does it all. Listen in for a bit about her life journey, but mostly zoom in on the Words with us. We discuss a song she wrote…
31: The Personal is Political, with Joanne O.
Oct 26, 2018 • 53 min
Welcome to this very vulnerable episode about life after sexual trauma. Joanne O, my dear friend, was just published in the New York Review of Books (Oct 25, 2018) in Responses to ‘Reflections from a Hashtag’. She was one of the women victimised by Gian…
30: Ethics & Web Design, with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Oct 19, 2018 • 56 min
Welcome to a fascinating episode! Morten Rand-Hendriksen, educator for LinkedIn Learning on Web Design and Interaction Design instructor at Emily Carr, walks me through his life journey from university politics in Oslo, to his 16 year-long “life…
29: Astrology & Weirdness, with Naomi Loud
Oct 12, 2018 • 55 min
Alright Lovers! Let’s steer away from all this seriousness in the air. Naomi Loud and I decided to take you on a little ride through our weird little brains. We talk about our personal approaches to social media and grappling with the fact that total…
28: On Black Feminism & Social Justice, with Lutze Segu
Oct 5, 2018 • 54 min
Lutze Segu, PhD student at the Social Justice Institute at UBC, is my guest for this riveting episode - the Fourth instalment on Feminism. She’s been a social justice organizer and social worker for over 6 years, and took the time to speak to me about all…
26: Porn BJ’s, Motherhood & Laughter, with Brooke Takhar
Sep 21, 2018 • 57 min
Brooke Takhar, from MissTeenUssr.com, came over to chat about life with me. This incredibly open conversation made me feel so good about sharing feelings, stories and connecting with people on a deeper level. Topics covered: Motherhood, Writing, Sexual…
25: The One with Bryce Krawczyk, from Calgary Barbell
Sep 14, 2018 • 38 min
Bryce, a dear friend of mine, is now one of Canada’s most successful Powerlifters! He will be the subject of an upcoming documentary and his willingness to be vulnerable obviously hit all of my nerd spots. Listen in on his personal journey from a scrawny,…
24: Let’s Get Fired Up! With Rebekah Renford
Sep 7, 2018 • 54 min
This week Rebekah, film producer extraordinaire & marketing PM, shares her journey with me from turning 30 (and understanding what not giving a fuck means) to starting Fired Up, her own production company, detouring via the role dedication and passion…
23: Women On Top, with Nell Grecian
Aug 31, 2018 • 44 min
Nell from woman-on-top.co.uk came over to my virtual living room to talk about her goals, normalising sex (!), our books and general misdemeanour. Nell and I have lots in common, so sorry if we just agree a lot, but listen in if you still wonder what the…
22: On Ideas: loving and unlearning them, with Neil Fox
Aug 24, 2018 • 54 min
Dr Neil Fox from the cinematologists.com podcast comes to speak to me about his film Wilderness (baracoapictures.com/wilderness) and relationships in general. We ramble on about loving ideas, living in confusion, privilege, and unlearning destructive…
21: A Dirty Word, with Steph Auteri
Aug 17, 2018 • 43 min
Well, well. Steph and I had a great time recording this one! She was gracious enough to send me a galley of her book “A Dirty Word” to read, and boy do we get into some serious topics. Ranging from body and soul, to pathologizing women’s sexuality, to…
20: The One With The Married One, with Sophie
Aug 10, 2018 • 46 min
Hello lovers! We are back!! Let me introduce you to one of my oldest and dearest friends, Sophie. She’s a Human Rights professional, a intelligent, purposeful feminist and a kick-ass wife. She and I take twists and turns trying to redefine relationships,…
19: “Uh oh, Sadness!” with Devon S.
Jul 27, 2018 • 55 min
OK! Disclaimer: suicide and depression discussed in depth. My lovely friend Devon S. was gracious enough to let me into his head, his battle against depression and our common difficulty staying on topic. We do go down a few rabbit holes: Are creatives…
18 : “Are We Not Men?” with James Gates
Jul 20, 2018 • 45 min
James Gates, writer for Culture Trip, and I discuss today’s topic: Toxic Masculinity. After reading “The Descent of Man” by Grayson Perry (https://buff.ly/2L1HhDI), James had a pivotal moment of understanding his own consciousness of gender stereotypes.…
17: “Where’s your Feminist T?”, with Adam Lannon
Jul 13, 2018 • 45 min
Adam Lannon and I discuss his experience being a feminist from a male perspective, in a Post-Me Too world. We talk about meeting at the Cannes Film Festival, the changes we’ve seen, and most importantly the differences we can make as individuals. Part of…
16 : The One about (The Fear of) Commitment, with Léa
Jul 6, 2018 • 48 min
Welcome back to #RWWC! Today, you meet Léa, one of the women behind femmedufutur.wordpress.com Through her blog, she advocates for a whole new brand of feminism, open conversations with a healthy dose of self-awareness and doing whatever the f*$k you want…
15 : The One about Life, with Paulie Websdale
Jun 29, 2018 • 49 min
In this funny yet insightful episode, Paulie and I discuss life in all its glory, messiness and difficulty. Starting off with the drunken debauchery of how we met, we move on to travel and being a chef, and cannot go on without addressing the news of…
14 : On Bad Feelings & Expectations in Relationships, with Anita
Jun 22, 2018 • 49 min
Anita Cassidy is back! We know how much you loved Episode 6, so we are back for another round of deep questions on social standards in our relationships. We all prefer to feel good, don’t we? But what happens when we experience “negative” feelings within…
13 : On Scary Women, with Sunny
Jun 15, 2018 • 44 min
Hello lovers! Meet Sunny. Sunny is my wicked smart friend. She’s drop dead gorgeous and a solid gal. Together, we decided to discuss the challenges we face when dating, when choosing jobs, or merely being ourselves. If you too face the problem of being…
12 : Acupuncture and the Universe with Amy
Jun 8, 2018 • 33 min
Well, this week, we decided to give your brain a bit of break. So have a glass of wine and talk nonsense with Amy and I. We catch up post-Cannes (still sorry about my voice) and tell you about the weird instances when acupuncturists knew us better than we…
11 : On Self-Love and Sex Therapy, With Dr. Shannon Chavez
Jun 1, 2018 • 44 min
Well, ladies and gents, it was my pleasure and privilege to chat with Dr. Shannon Chavez about masturbation, Body Sex workshops, mediation, Mind/Body approaches to sexual health and fulfilment and so much more! Shannon has so much positive energy…
10 : Outsider Syndrome & Black Outs
May 25, 2018 • 41 min
Episode Ten has my friend Kelly S. and I chatting about feeling like we don’t ever fit in. From travelling to unlikely careers, we share our experiences. We also discuss some of our crazier drunken black outs, and life’s crazy rollercoasters. Never before…
9 : On Politics and Sex, with Chris Erickson
May 18, 2018 • 51 min
You’re in for a treat! Chris Erickson, professor of Political Science at UBC, and as off recently Certified Tantric Practitioner with the Institute of Authentic Tantra Education, in Vancouver, BC, chats with me about Sex and Politics. What could the two…
8 : How do we define Happiness and Success?
May 11, 2018 • 46 min
My friend Dani and I discuss our personal differences, but also similarities, in our approaches to defining success and happiness. We also detour through the meaning of sexual intimacy and relationships, and taking leaps of faith! Enjoy our little trip…
7 : “Every truth is a half-truth,” on relationships with Madison James
May 3, 2018 • 52 min
Episode 7 has me chatting with Madison James, a 38-year-old Male Escort, with a keen interest in sexual development, Tantra and BDSM. We discuss his eBook, a mental guide for BDSM relationships, vulnerability, sensuality and the role of sexual energy. We…
6: On Adultery, Desire and Conscious Relationships with Anita Cassidy
Apr 27, 2018 • 45 min
In this sixth episode, Anity Cassidy and I discuss her book Appetite (http://amzn.eu/3dAVyBn), her approach to conscious relationships and writing about sexuality. We also share our takes on affairs, secret online lives, the difficulties we face as women,…
5: The One with Girl On The Net
Apr 20, 2018 • 44 min
In this super exciting episode, Girl on the Net and I chat about censorship, Eroticon, sex advice, non-fiction, social justice and basically any other topics that our brains ventured down. It was a privilege to chat with her and do go check out her stuff!…
4 : “Do you even have friends you haven’t slept with?”
Apr 12, 2018 • 35 min
In this installment, Amy and I discuss friendship and social contracts! Why are female friendships so rare and fickle? Can heterosexual men and women be friends? How do we navigate competition, jealousy and the undertone of seduction in the workplace?…
3 : On Loneliness and Why We Write
Apr 12, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode, my friend and fellow writer Matthew and I discuss philosophy, the loneliness of creative ventures and why sitting alone with your depressing thoughts matters. Matthew and I met on Tinder, bonded over critical theory and continue to…
2 : “Fake it ‘till you make it!”
Apr 12, 2018 • 39 min
In Episode Two, my publicist Kat Knox and I discuss imposter syndrome and growing balls. Not literally, though. We do go into detail about the reality of pursuing your passions, and ridding yourself of the thought that careers (or relationships) are…
1 : Talking 100 in Episode 1
Apr 10, 2018 • 35 min
The First Episode of Running Wild with Christine! Let’s go straight to the slippery subject of “What’s your number?” of sexual partners! What’s a high number? How does it differ for men or women? Why is it such a f#*$ing sensitive topic? Plus, you get to…