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Episode 313th June 2024 • Making Magic • Kate Sloan
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For as long as feminist sex toy stores have existed, they’ve carried the Magic Wand. This episode honors two trailblazers who founded feminist sex shops in the 1970s, Dell Williams (Eve’s Garden in New York City) and Joani Blank (Good Vibrations in San Francisco), and discusses the Magic Wand’s pride of place in feminist sex shops to this day.

Guests this episode:

  • Author & professor of gender & sexuality studies Lynn Comella (she/her)
  • Sex toy historian & author Hallie Lieberman (she/her)
  • Good Vibrations staff sexologist & Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen (she/they)
  • Come As You Are worker-owner Jack Lamon (he/him)
  • Blogger & pleasure educator Carly S (she/they)
  • Education director for Good Vibrations & Babeland Andy Duran (he/him)


Making Magic is hosted and created by Kate Sloan, edited and co-produced by Jamie Pityinger, and made possible by the generous support of Vibratex. Our podcast art is by Addison Finch.

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