8 episodes

Passion, lovesickness, revenge, murder, love spells, cheating, heartbreak…..THE CUPID COUCH is a mashup of modern-day love stories and romantic investigation. Creator & host Genevieve Gaunt interviews lots of guests on a spectrum of age, sexuality and experience to explores the madness, bliss and weirdness of love throughout time: from catfishing to codpieces, the Tudors to Tinder, the Renaissance to rom-coms.

Credits:

Recorded, Produced & Edited by Genevieve Gaunt

Podcast Cover Art by Ella Sadika Jackson; ellasienna.com

Photograph of Genevieve Gaunt by Dan Stevens Photography danstevens.co.uk

Sound mix by Joseph Bader and Rohan Onraet

The Cupid Couch Genevieve Gaunt

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 16 Ratings

Passion, lovesickness, revenge, murder, love spells, cheating, heartbreak…..THE CUPID COUCH is a mashup of modern-day love stories and romantic investigation. Creator & host Genevieve Gaunt interviews lots of guests on a spectrum of age, sexuality and experience to explores the madness, bliss and weirdness of love throughout time: from catfishing to codpieces, the Tudors to Tinder, the Renaissance to rom-coms.

Credits:

Recorded, Produced & Edited by Genevieve Gaunt

Podcast Cover Art by Ella Sadika Jackson; ellasienna.com

Photograph of Genevieve Gaunt by Dan Stevens Photography danstevens.co.uk

Sound mix by Joseph Bader and Rohan Onraet

    Crimes of the Heart

    Crimes of the Heart

    From tales of revenge, poisonings, hexes and spells to cheating, heartbreak and killing for love: love has been making us do crazy things forever. This episode explores the questions: Is a love spell ethical? If I cheat should I tell my partner? Do porn stars' partners get jealous? Genevieve's guests include a witch, actor Rose McGowan, trans porn star Buck Angel and author Kathy Lette..... Fasten your seat-belts and welcome to the final episode of S1, this is Crimes of the Heart.
    WARNING: this episode contains a story about suicide so please handle with care.

    • 59 min
    Sexuality & Labels

    Sexuality & Labels

    From ancient transgenderism to drag queens: this episode is a journey into sex, social constructs, gay penguins and the journey to find oneself. Among others, Genevieve speaks to actor and activist Rose McGowan about sexuality in Hollywood, transsexual porn star Buck Angel and guests including a straight man who explains how and why he lived for a decade as a gay man.
    Host: https://www.instagram.com/genevieve_gaunt/ (@Genevieve_Gaunt)
    Follow: https://www.instagram.com/thecupidcouch/?hl=en (@thecupidcouch)

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Treachery + Tudor Tinder

    Treachery + Tudor Tinder

    Deception in dating: from catfishing, murder and execution, whether in portraits or pixels: this episode is all about lies and betrayal. Featuring eerie stories that'll make you question- do you ever really know the person lying in bed beside you at night?.... Featuring singer songwriter Hobbie Stuart.
    Host: https://www.instagram.com/genevieve_gaunt/ (@Genevieve_Gaunt)
    Follow: https://www.instagram.com/thecupidcouch/?hl=en (@thecupidcouch)

    • 45 min
    Body Hair

    Body Hair

    From the porn industry to the Pharaohs and the role of pubic hair in art and sculpture; this episode is all about body hair. My guests admit what they really want on a sexual partner and I see how body hair has changed over time. Welcome, to the landscape of love...
    Host: https://www.instagram.com/genevieve_gaunt/ (@Genevieve_Gaunt)
    Follow: https://www.instagram.com/thecupidcouch/?hl=en (@thecupidcouch)

    • 44 min
    Toxic Love

    Toxic Love

    Is your partner a narcissist? From emotional vampires to vamps, NPD to negging and the science of why we're attracted to the heart-breakers: Rose McGowan, Kathy Lette and my guests talk poisonous relationships, red flags and how to escape the quicksand that is Toxic Love.
    Poem read by Rose McGowan 'Alcestis on the Poetry Circuit' Copyright © Erica Mann Jong, 2021, all rights reserved.
    Host: https://www.instagram.com/genevieve_gaunt/ (@Genevieve_Gaunt)
    Follow: https://www.instagram.com/thecupidcouch/?hl=en (@thecupidcouch)

    • 56 min
    Sex: Fetish & Fantasy

    Sex: Fetish & Fantasy

    From ancient sex manuals to filthy letters; my guests talk porn stars and the history of 'perversion'. Welcome to the shadowy side of sexual desire.
    Host: https://www.instagram.com/genevieve_gaunt/ (@Genevieve_Gaunt)
    Follow: https://www.instagram.com/thecupidcouch/?hl=en (@thecupidcouch)

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Ccrtyu ,

Insightful, sexy and witty

Loving this podcast for Genevieve’s incredible velvety voice matched by in depth research.

Poppy P C ,

Miss Poppy Cross

I’ve gained fascinating and expansive insight into the exciting rainbow-world of
relationships, romance and sexuality and I’m not even half way through my first episode! I can’t wait for more!

creaturelondon ,

Brilliantly researched and intelligent exploration of love

Hugely relevant and insightful - would recommend to all!

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