Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Plans for an Urban Oasis and the Owner of Two Resorts in the Western U.S.

Plans by Joshua Williams for a naturist oasis in New York City and an interview with Suzanne Schell who owns both Laguna Del Sol and Mira Visa Resort; plus an update on the 2014 France trip, Felicity from YNA and more.

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Image: The pool area at Laguna Del Sol

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Episode LXII

Monday, December 2, 2013

Real Estate

Buying and selling real estate to nudists/naturists plus reader feedback and Felicity from YNA.

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Image: Realtor Jackie Youngblood chats with potential buyers, Mike and Hillary, while touring a home during an episode of TLC's Buying Naked show. Photo Credit: DCL

Episode LXI

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Monday, October 7, 2013

Standup Comedy Exposed

Nude comedy

An interview with comedians who performed nude for the first time; plus Facebook censorship, Bare Oaks on Google Streetview, an open letter to an anonymous complainant, the problem with sarongs, and Felicity & Jordan from YNA speak about tolerance.

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Episode LIX

Image: Erica Stevens from Naked News at Yuk Yuks on Dec. 4, 2012 from ContactMusic.com

Sunday, September 8, 2013

The Vagina Monologues

Nude performance during the FQN/FCN Canadian Naturist Festival

A radio play version of The Vagina Monologues performed during the 2013 FCN/FQN Canadian Naturist Festival at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park. Plus Felicity talks about a recent NBC News story about attracting youth and whether teens should tell others that they are naturists.

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Cast of The Vagina Monologues: Emily, Ramona, Suzy, Nikki, Karen, & Julia.

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Episode LVIII

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Academia and Treating Sexual Abuse

We discuss academic naturism including a university course on naturism, a dissertation on using naturist concepts of body image to treat sexual abuse victims and a journal article on how media images of thin women affect self-esteem. Plus Felicity, erections, marketing and more...

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Episode LVII

Image: From the 2010 German Calendar from WebUni in Magdeburg http://www.un.geniert.de/

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Michele Rauter: A Pro Volleyball Player in the Naturist World

Michele Rauter - Nude volleyball in naturism/nudism

In 2009, ESPN Magazine put together a team that included Michele Rauter, a pro volleyball player, and sent them to the Nude Volleyball Superbowl at White Thorn Lodge in Pennsylvania. Michele enjoyed it so much that she went back on her own for two more years. In this episode we caught up with Michele and discussed her experiences and volleyball in general. Plus a recent study on why bras are bad for you.

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Episode LVI

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Marketing Naturism

A discussion of marketing strategies and techniques for operators of naturist businesses with a focus on branding and targeting.

"A brand is a living entity - and it is enriched or undermined cumulatively over time, the product of a thousand small gestures"
Michael Eisner,  former CEO of Disney

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Episode LV

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Naturist Filmaker

An interview with filmmaker Thomas Lundy where he discusses his films and society's attitude towards women; plus Felicity discusses YNA events, clothing at naturist/nudist events, and lighthouse beach.

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Episode LIV

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Lighthouse Beach, Poetry, Healthy Sunshine and Nudist Expo 2013

Our new correspondent, Felicity from YNA, discusses Lighthouse Beach; we hear some poetry about naturism; we get more evidence that sunshine is good for you; Brian updates us on Nudist Expo 2013; and more!
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Episode LIII

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Nude Cruise

We join 3,000 people on The Big Nude Boat cruise by Bare Necessities.

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Episode LII

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Mormon Nudists

A family enjoying naturism/nudism

An interview with Mormons who practice naturism/nudism.

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Episode LI