The women spend the first several minutes talking about what happened to them that morning at work, or how they navigated butt play with a partner the night before, and then move on to read preselected, confessional emails from listeners.
They then spend around an hour with featured guests—who have ranged from a woman advocating for the abolishment of female genital mutilation to the men Hutchinson and Fisher have slept and even an interview with Amber Rose.
And yet, at the same time, news about the high incidence of rape has reached a fever pitch — leaving students, not to mention their parents, worried about their safety. Hand-wringing over what has become known as hookup culture is nothing new, of course — the panicky-sounding term has been around for decades now.
But a hookup is not always the blithe and meaningless sex with strangers that the term conjures.
As the podcast progressed, we wanted to learn more about other people’s lives and dive into darker topics, like rape and pedophilia, because those are things society seems too scared to talk about. It sounds selfish, but that’s the secret to its success.