Gods Gone Wild: “Loki” and Our Love of Taboo

Hi friends! On this episode, we are burdened with the glorious purpose of discussing the MCU series Loki on Disney+. We talk about the ships and representation (or lack thereof) on the show, and use it as a springboard to talk about taboo in romance, with some more colorful Norse mythology thrown in. As we discuss in the episode, taboos are super personal, and triggers are as well. So please note that we’re going to touch on all sorts of touchy subjects, so if you want to skip this episode or bow out after the shipping discussions, we understand and support you knowing what’s best for you. With that being said, we’ve listed everything we’ve talked about, so if you’d like to do any research into the books we discuss, we hope it’ll be helpful. And this is kind of a “duh” thing, but this episode is probably even more NSFW than our usual content. Without further ado, spoilers ahead. Excelsior!

Stuff we mentioned:

Find us everywhere at http://www.makeoutalreadypod.com.

Arrested Development scene: https://youtu.be/nfXANC9M3vw

Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Holland: https://youtu.be/IVScTpD-M6Y

Some TikTokers making excellent MCU content:

Nicquemarina: https://www.tiktok.com/@nicquemarina?lang=en

Straw Hat Goofy: tiktok.com/@straw_hat_goofy?lang=en

Geeks of the Week: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/geeks-of-the-week/id1562422008

Jstoobs: https://www.tiktok.com/@jstoobs?lang=en

amandajustvibin: https://www.tiktok.com/@amandajustvibin?lang=en

Whattheblueberry (shameless self promotion): https://www.tiktok.com/@whattheblueberry?lang=en

And some TikTokers providing fun kink education:

Catieosaurus: https://www.tiktok.com/@catieosaurus?lang=en

Miss Lovelock: https://www.tiktok.com/@miss.lovelock?lang=en

“Lokius” on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/6ZiNG9uvoVN0QqMNRQGQLY?si=9ef83c5a542a440e

Svadilfari, Loki and Sleipnir: https://www.britannica.com/topic/Svadilfari

[Sierra] Simone Scale of Taboo mug: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1064597031/simone-scale-of-taboo-extra-large-mug?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=simone+scale&ref=sr_gallery-1-1&organic_search_click=1&frs=1

Ice Planet Barbarians series by Ruby Dixon

Hot Under His Collar by Andie J. Christopher

Original Sinners series by Tiffany Reisz

Feet: https://www.buzzfeed.com/daniellaemanuel/foot-fetish-theory-tiktok

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Unteachable and Cam Girl by Elliot Wake writing as Leah Raeder

Anything by Katee Robert

A Gentleman in the Street by Alisha Rai

Precious and Fragile Things; The Space Between Us; and Deeper by Megan Hart

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

Hot Texas Bosses series by Lyla Sinclair

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