I Know It When I See It

I Know It When I See It

Join artist/former dominatrix Skye Novaya and writer/pornstar Carta Monir for a podcast which lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value. (Content Warning: This podcast is intended for adults over 18 years of age. Please do not listen if you are upset by frank conversations about sex, pornography, fetish, bdsm, consent, or queerness.)


March 15, 2023 49 min

Topics Discussed:
Squirt: is it pee?????????
Collar talk
Collar talk: Carta's boy edition
Carta went to a sex party and had a good time
Skye's herpes theory
Carta is surprised by vaginal douching
Being a resource to other porn performers
A book of Skye's photography is being published!
Carta is getting back into solo shooting
The future of Diskette Press
Admin check-in

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If you love our podcast and want to hear it more frequently and with better sound quality, please contribute towards our goal of raising $1500 so that we can hire a Trans audio engineer to edit our next ten episodes! Send to $studionovaya via Cashapp with "Podcast," in the note. Or, email for alternative payment options skyenovaya@gmail.com

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In this episode we forget to give you a content warning: warning, this episode may be upsetting to you. We talk about sex, art, bdsm, sexy art, pornography, sex work, nuance, pee play, fisting, the usual.

We catch up on Skye's Berlin shoot with heavybondage4life and Mistress Trinity- at the recently closed Residenz Avalon. And we talk about Carta's recent performance with Mistress Odette at the Tom of Finland Hou...

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September 12, 2022 66 min

Topics Discussed:
The butthole barber
Instant photography
Having dedicated assistance on set
Thorns by the water
Carta loved the water tank
The decision to cut when Carta was too cold
More details about our one-on-one shoots!
Abandoned swimming pool
Straitjacket and bondage hood
Balancing "being on camera" with "having a real BDSM experience"
Incorporating Carta's...

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August 22, 2022 63 min

Topics Discussed:
Visa and Mastercard pull out of PornHub
Skye's bad idea for a suicide hotline
What does it mean to have "experience" in kink?
Boot fetish basics
Vomit is "the commitment to the blowjob"
Nonconsensual hypnosis
How do we choose who we work with?
Do we have specific minimum ages for our collaborators?
Listener question: is there any porn of Skye fucking Car...

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August 11, 2022 58 min

Topics Discussed:
Carta health and website update!
Carta's residency plans
Skye is monogamous now!
Skye is looking for journalists who are covering new models of media distribution
Do you want to hear more about Skye's plants??
There's going to be a movie version of Paying For It??
Why isn't there a Hothead Paisan HBO show??????
Skye makes threats (in Minecraft)
Skye hates Sho...

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July 26, 2022 65 min

Sound quality in this episode is BAD on Carta's end because she didn't turn off her air conditioner to record. Lesson learned! It sounds like she's on a phone instead of a microphone as a result, sorry about that. (She couldn't have recorded without AC because she was like... sweating bullets and very sick, so this is a compromise lol)

Topics Discussed:
Carta has coronavirus
Carta got ...

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July 4, 2022 55 min

Sound quality in this episode is lower than usual because of temporary recording conditions, sorry about that! It's very listenable but a little scratchy in places.

Topics Discussed:
It's Pat!
Being a T4T chaser
Carta's t-dick tattoo
Is it rude to masturbate during the podcast?
Leathersex + Skye's vow
D/s dynamics
D/s with disability
Taking pain as service

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Topics Discussed:
Carta has trouble getting hard when she's bottoming
How do we plan for porn shoots?
Skye has a big military fetish, and Carta really doesn't
We want more listener questions!

North Korean Traffic Police
Libya's Amazonian Guard

Our crushes:

Podcast Music
KING by ESPer 99


  • Skye needs a sponsor...
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Topics Discussed:
Answering a listener question about IRL cruising
The importance of being confident
Carta speaks for all trans women
Piss drinking and Skye's feelings around scat play

Carta's twitter clip with Derek Racks
Skye's Playboy Centerfold page
Sophie Ladder's content restrictions spreadsheet

Our crushes:
Ravyn Alexa
Pandora aka luxusinleather...

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Topics Discussed:
Twins + incest + family in BDSM and sex work
Art funding + the progress Carta is making on her websites
Is Skye a good bottom? (The answer will not surprise you)

Residenz Avalon in Berlin

Our crushes:
Mistress Odette
Mistress Amanda Wildefyre
Xenon Opal U...

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June 6, 2022 60 min

Topics Discussed:
Hypermobility-type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Bob Flanagan and Sheree Rose
Marking submissives and lovers
How each of us combined porn with art
Skye's low opinion of Satanism
Solar Panels??

Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist (1997)
Louise Nevelson
Catherine Opie's photographs
-Self-Portrait/Pervert (1994)

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May 27, 2022 63 min

Topics Discussed:
Non-binary hair
Consent in BDSM
Anti-porn feminism
Kink dot com
What would an ideal BDSM porn studio be like?
Our dynamic

Irene Boss
Graphic Sexual Horror, 2009 (this documentary has Carta's anti-recommendation... it's excellently made, and pure psychic damage. Watch at your own risk.)
Kink,  2013

Poem Skye's Sub Wrote About Them...

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May 18, 2022 71 min

Topics discussed:
Who are are
Online censorship
Our D/s dynamic
PervOut and Lucy Hart

Our crushes:
Austin Spears


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