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Love, Lust and Laughter – 04.21.21

Cannabis for Couples on 4/20 Dr. Jordan Tishler, MD, is a cannabis specialist. Today is 4/20 – so he is the perfect guest! Dr. Tishler graduated from both Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. What are some of the positive effects of using cannabis to enhance sex? There is a heightened sensitivity on emotional and physical levels. What about pitfalls? A small …

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Love, Lust and Laughter – 04.06.21

Helping Men Overcome Performance Anxiety Much of sexual misery stems from mistaken beliefs. Can you become one of those rare men who actually knows how his body works – and how it can work better to pleasure a woman?  And what about performance anxiety, the leading cause of penis failure? Dr. Hernando Chaves, MFT, PhD, and a human sexuality professor at …

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Love, Lust and Laughter – 03.23.21

Men, Porn, and the Controversy Surrounding “Sex Addiction” This is the title of Chapter 51 in Michael Castleman’s newest book Sizzling Sex for Life: Everything You Need to Know to Maximize Erotic Pleasure at Any Age. This is a comprehensive and easily accessible encyclopedia of sex, and it includes a whole lot you won’t find anywhere else. Why focus on Chapter …

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Love, Lust and Laughter – 03.10.21

Tantra meets BDSM. Laurie Handlers, MA, explains how kink is connected to Tantra … and she does it happily! Yes, she is the author of Sex & Happiness: The Tantric Laws of Intimacy, an international bestselling book. Many people have sexual fantasies around power exchanges/alternative sex, but don’t really have the skills to act these fantasies out. Laurie and her partner Michael …

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Love, Lust and Laughter – 02.25.21

A recent survey revealed that 38% of respondents in the U.S. said they would give up sex for a year if they could go on a trip. But what if you could go on a COVID-safer trip to sunny Jamaica where sex, sensuality, and pleasure form the centerpiece of the resort’s appeal? Dr. Diana’s guest on this episode, Dr. Nancy Sutton Pierce, has …

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Love, Lust and Laughter – 02.09.21

Romance. We don’t talk about romance much these days. For many, it has yielded to more pressing priorities: the pandemic, health, children, financial survival. A longtime friend and colleague, Dr. Ava Cadell, is Dr. Diana’s guest and they both agree that Valentine’s Day this year is like no other. These sex docs also agree on how important it is to keep …

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Love, Lust and Laughter – 01.27.21

Hallie Lieberman, sex historian and journalist, was Dr. Diana’s guest on Dec. 29, 2020, when they spoke about her book, Buzz: A Stimulating History of the Sex Toy. Today’s show concerns Hallie’s next book about the history of male escorts (including Rudolph Valentino). “Older woman with means seeks a young man – for adventure, connection, and sex.” What’s wrong with older women paying for …

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Love, Lust and Laughter – 01.13.21

Many have taken quarantine time to self-reflect, helping pave the way to healthier relationships. Folks are reporting more clarity into what they want in life. Life is short and at the end of the day, relationships are what matters most. Dr. Diana and her guest Dr. Nancy Sutton Pierce had so much to discuss, especially since they both practice what they preach! …

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Love, Lust and Laughter – 12.30.20

Love, Lust & Laughter’s last show of 2020 concluded on a high note (or should we say buzz?) with guest Hallie Lieberman, author of Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy. Hallie’s book provides a fascinating history that tells the story of sex toys from ancient phalluses to 21st century vibrating rabbits. She also discusses the cultural controversies related to sexual pleasure …

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Love, Lust and Laughter – 12.16.20

How do we make it through an already difficult time of year when many measures we have to take to slow the spread of the coronavirus—including sheltering in place and social distancing—exacerbate feelings of isolation and grief? Besides dealing with pandemic/holiday stresses, how do we safeguard a marriage against divorce? Brad Coates, divorce attorney and author of Divorce with Decency: The …