1. We had a lot of downtime in the dungeon, because we only worked if clients made appointments and came in. And so I actually spent a fair amount of time in the cross-dressing room doing my homework.

    — On today’s Fresh Air, a former dominatrix tells Terry Gross about the four years she spent spanking grown men and humiliating them for $75 an hour in Midtown Manhattan.

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  1. Just an Observation….
Reporting in Libya and Dodging Bullets, Bombs
'Whip Smart': Memoirs of a Dominatrix (original air date March 8, 2010) View in High-Res

    Just an Observation….

    Reporting in Libya and Dodging Bullets, Bombs

    'Whip Smart': Memoirs of a Dominatrix (original air date March 8, 2010)

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  1. Tomorrow: What it’s Like to be a Professional Dominatrix

    What is it like to be a professional dominatrix, and enact other people’s fantasies, in a dungeon in Midtown Manhattan designed for those fantasies — complete with a bondage table, floggers, Cuffs, a cross-dressing room… and medical rooms? Tomorrow we rebroadcast an interview with Melissa Febos whose memoir Whip Smart just came out in paperback.

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