The Turn On

The Turn On

www.theturnonpodcast.com
The Turn On is a podcast for Black people who want to get off. To open their minds. To learn. To be part of a community. To show that we love and have sex too, and it doesn’t have to be political or scandalous or dirty. Unless we want it to be. Join us?


8.5 | The Turn On x Chloé Cook
Oct 16 • 22 min
On Episode 8.5 of The Turn On, we interview therapist Chloé Cook about the ins and outs of relationships that form as the result of shared trauma.
8 | Feel The Fire
Oct 9 • 47 min
On Episode 8 of The Turn On, we read from “Fire Baptized” by Kenya Wright and talk about our experiences playing with fire (bka being friends with exes).
7.5 | The Turn On x Talia Hibbert
Oct 2 • 24 min
On Episode 7.5 of The Turn On, we interview Talia Hibbert, author of “Bad for the Boss” and talk about the importance of representation and banning shame from our sex lives.
7 | We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off
Sep 25 • 43 min
On Episode 7 of The Turn On, we read from Talia Hibbert’s “Bad for the Boss” and extol the joys of dry humping.
6.5 | The Turn On x Quinn Gee-Edwards
Sep 18 • 41 min
In Episode 6.5 of The Turn On, we talk to therapist Quinn Gee-Edwards about hoteps, narcissism and the importance of having a firm foundation before you date.
6 | Let’s Get Married
Sep 11 • 50 min
In Episode 6 of The Turn On, we read an excerpt from “Let Me Free You” by Alexandria House and discuss marriage proposals, dating hoteps and getting out of our own heads.
5.5 | The Turn On x Mistress Envy
Sep 4 • 17 min
On Episode 5.5 of The Turn On, we interview Mistress Envy, author of “Erotic Confessions of the Mildly Perverse: A Collection of Short Stories.”
5 | What’s Your Fantasy
Aug 28 • 62 min
On Episode 5 of The Turn On, we read two stories from Mistress Envy’s “Erotic Confessions of the Mildly Perverse: A Collection of Short Stories” and discuss what happens when fantasy turns into reality.
4.5 | The Turn On x Rebel Miller
Aug 21 • 29 min
In Episode 4.5 of The Turn On, we interview Rebel Miller, the author of “Awakening,” about world building and sex scenes as character development.
4 | I’m In Love With Another Man
Aug 14 • 70 min
In Episode 4 of The Turn On, we read an excerpt from “Awakening,” the first book in Rebel Miller’s Realm series, “forbidden” love and the times we’ve talked ourselves into trouble.
3.5 | The Turn On x Carol Taylor
Aug 7 • 35 min
In Episode 3.5 of The Turn On, we interview Carol Taylor, editor of “Brown Sugar 4: Secret Desires,” and take a deep dive into the origin story of the groundbreaking “Brown Sugar” series.
3 | Anywhere
Jul 31 • 52 min
In Episode 3 of The Turn On, we read “Luzette” by Darrell Dawsey, which appears in Carol Taylor’s “Brown Sugar 4: Secret Desires.” Then we reminisce about all the moments when we had no choice but to give into our own secret desires, location be damned.
2.5 | The Turn On x Feminista Jones
Jul 24 • 45 min
In Episode 2.5 of The Turn On, we talk to “Push the Button” author Feminsta Jones about BDSM, labels and building community.
2 | Computer Love
Jul 17 • 52 min
In Episode 2 of The Turn On, we read an excerpt from “Push the Button” by Feminsta Jones. Then we talk about our own experiences with dominant and submissive roles in relationships.
1.5 | The Turn On x Leone Ross
Jul 10 • 36 min
This week, we interview writer Leone Ross, author of “Come Let Us Sing Anyway,” about inspiration, first times and the world leader we’re sure has never, ever been present while a woman was having an orgasm.
1 | What, What, In The Butt
Jul 10 • 64 min
In this episode of The Turn On, we read “Drag,” a story from Leone Ross’ “Come Let Us Sing Anyway,” then—in honor of our first episode—we spill about some very special first times.
0 | Trailer
Jun 17 • 1 min
The ins and outs of The Turn On, the new must-listen Black literary erotica podcast.