Hot Brain

Hot Brain Podcast

Hot Brain is about sex... but it isn't. Acclaimed sex educator Zoe Ligon and her co-host/boyfriend Mark Sandford discuss everything from intimacy, society, weird stuff from the internet, and answer the questions we all have but might be afraid to ask.

Hot Brain: Open 25 Hours (See you in October!)
Hello! On this episode of Hot Brain Zoe tells us about the porn she's been watching, hint, it involves pee. Mark goes deep on ignoring culture warriors. This, and MORE! See you in October! Call us if you miss us: 1-833-ZOEMARK email us if you miss us: [email protected] Plenty of bonus episodes @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

How to last LONGER in bed!
Hello Hot Brain listeners! At the risk of sounding like a SPAM email you would see in the bad parts of your email inbox, Mark and Zoe talk about how to last longer in bed, while also discussing penis and pussy pumps.  Also, information about the Oakland County Child Killer and the documentary Children of the Snow. Check out our bonus episodes on Patreon.com/hotbrain! Call us at 1-833-ZOEMARK or email us a voice memo at [email protected]

When Does Virginity Start/End?
Hey everyone! On today's Hot Brain we discuss virginity and when and what it actually is. Does a sex toy cancel your virginity? What is a born again virgin? All of this and MORE on today's Hot Brain! BONUS EPISODES @ patreon.com/hotbrain CALL US @ 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL US @ [email protected]


Welcome to the G-Spot
Hello! On this episode of Hot Brain we discuss American Apparel / Los Angeles Apparel, pee dribbles, being called out, and what the hell the G-Spot is. Enjoy! BONUS: http://patreon.com/hotbrain CALL: 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL: [email protected]

Hot Brain Summer Camp
On todays episode of Hot Brain, Zoe and Mark discuss various summer camps they wish they went to / went to ... talk about 'changing the system' and support fatigue, as well as when to out an abuser. Enjoy! Bonus eps: http://patreon.com/hotbrain Email us: [email protected] Call us: 1-833-ZOEMARK...

Getting fired from a job for private posts?
Hello! On this episode of Hot Brain we answer your questions that have been on your mind. Stuff like, can you get a boner while going poo? Also, a listener calls in to let us know they were fired for private posts.  Enjoy! BONUS - http://patreon.com/hotbrain email - [email protected] call - 1-833-ZOEMARK...


We Got A Dog!
Live, from the kitchen, it's Hot Brain! On this episode we try to keep our new German Shorthaired Pointer puppy, Randy, occupied ... while recording an episode of Hot Brain. Also, since last week's episode a lot has happened in the Epstein case, which we dive into as well. Call us: 1-833-ZOEMARK Email us: [email protected] Support us: http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

Power, Corruption, and Lies! Plus listener questions ...
Hi Hot Brain listeners. Today's episode we answer listener questions, talk about power, corruption and lies! They often go hand in hand, and we try to figure out why.  Also, we answer some listener questions. Don't forget to call the hotline 1-833-ZOEMARK email us at [email protected] and support our bonus episode at http://patreon.com/hotbrain...


Whats up with the GUNS at protests?
Hello! On this episode of Hot Brain, Zoe fills us in on what she's been seeing at the BLM protests in Detroit. We briefly discuss how to make friends and how to drop friends, and if you should only be fucking anti-racists.  BONUS EPS: http://patreon.com/hotbrain EMAIL: [email protected] CALL: 1-833-ZOEMARK...

No Justice, No Peace, Fuck The Racist Ass Police!!!
Hey everyone on today's Hot Brain, Zoë and Mark talk about the protests in Detroit, being online right now, and how crazy the past few months have been. Call us: 1-833-ZOEMARK Bonus eps @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

Fuck It Mode ...
Hi everyone! On this episode we discuss how we're now in the Fuck It mode of quarantine. Also, Zoe tells us about how she cleans up social media, for her brain. Enjoy! BONUS @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain CALL @ 1-833-ZOEMARK...


A Bug's Life ... Fleshlight
Hello! On this episode of Hot Brain, Zoë and Mark explore the world of weird masturbation sleeves, 'insertables', and ... answer your questions, and MORE! We're looking for your sex questions! 1-833-ZOEMARK http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

Sounding Off In An Attention Economy
Hi everyone, new episode this week, starts off with a BANG as we go straight into ... sounding. Everything you wanted to know, and maybe more, even if you didn't want to know about it. NEW INTRO SONG is Moon King - Come Away With Me call 1-833-ZOEMARK support us @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

Special BONUS VIP Patreon Episode
Hey friends, here's a recent VIP episode from our Patreon we thought we'd share with ya'll. If you're interested in supporting our show, check out http://patreon.com/hotbrain for more episodes just like this. For our subscribers, thank you very much and see you on this weeks livestream!...


Zoë's SPOOKY Birthday
Hi everyone, today is Zoë's birthday and this is the Zoë birthday episode. On it, we discuss spooky shit, the kind that Zoë loves, like being chased in the woods for some reason. We also got a kind of creepy phone call too ... enjoy! BONUS: http://patreon.com/hotbrain EMAIL: [email protected] CALL: 1-833-ZOEMARK...

Sissy Hipnosis / Pulsating Manhole ... Wait, what??
On this episode of Hot Brain, Zoë and Mark talk about what side of the wrist you're supposed to wear your watch, riding mountain bike trails backwards, snooping in your significant other's phone, new types of porn and how squirting works. Obviously, there's a bunch of other stuff too. You just have to listen. CALL 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL [email protected] BONUS http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

Dating a Roommate in Quarantine
Hi! On this episode of Hot Brain, Zoe and Mark go deep on their new normal, how and online orders feels invisible, TV watching habits, Multi Level Marketing, listener questions and a bunch more.  ENJOY! 1-833-ZOEMARK [email protected] http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

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Naked Yoga and The Art of Doing Nothing
On this episode, Zoe and Mark talk about how doing nothing during quarantine is A-OK, how doing yoga at home can be done nakedly, a debate about where the best place to have a baby is, and how Mark had super bad acne and how he got through it. We also answered, 1 or 2, maybe 3 or 4 questions. Enjoy! CALL 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL: [email protected] SUPPORT: http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

Carnal Knowledge and How To Quar' With Your Boo
Hi everyone, on this episode Zoë makes a special announcement, which you will hear, and Mark gives tips on how to Quarantine with your significant other, if you have one. Please continue to call! 1-833-ZOEMARK [email protected] http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

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Hot Brain From The Quar'
Hi all, we hope you're doing well or at least fine while locked up inside during self isolation / quarantine. On this episode Zoe and Mark try to figure out what's going, discuss holistic health in the time of COVID-19, partying during quarantine, video games, and coughs that aren't contagious. Be well, stay safe, wash everything, and join Patreon!  http://www.patreon.com/hotbrain 1-833-ZOEMARK [email protected]

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'Rona 'Quar: Inside the Minds of Quarantined Millennials
Heyo, we hope you're doing well in this time of need and confusion. We're hoping you can have a laugh with us, while we try to navigate what's up too. Now's the time to give us a call and send us a DM and let us know how you're doing! We love you very much. Let's talk soon. BONUS @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain CALL @ 1-833-ZOEMARK...

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Get a Bidet! Clean Your Towels! Wash Your Hands!
On this episode of Hot Brain, Zoe and Mark get serious about hygiene and tell you how to wash up like a doctor, Zoe's new TV show obsession, recycling sex toys and more!!! BONUS: http://patreon.com/hotbrain CALL: 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL: [email protected]

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Get a Bidet! Clean Your Towels! Wash Your Hands!
On this episode of Hot Brain, Zoe and Mark get serious about hygiene and tell you how to wash up like a doctor, Zoe's new TV show obsession, recycling sex toys and more!!! BONUS: http://patreon.com/hotbrain CALL: 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL: [email protected]

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Chlamydia And Other Adventures
Hello, Zoe and Mark are back in a room that used to have a hot tub in it, but no longer does and is often very cold. On this episode Zoe and Mark talk about mushing with Iditarod veteran sled dogs, commodifying outdoor sports, and having chlamydia. Enjoy!...

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PATREON Bonus Episode (Raw Edition)
Hi everyone, here is a RAW af bonus episode for your listening enjoyment. Due to some audio issues with a previously recorded episode, we're posting this RAW AS FUCK episode that was recorded in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We will have a brand spankin' new episode up next Tuesday. Thanks for listening and consider signing up for our Patreon to hear more bonus content. More bonus content can be found at: http://patreon.com/HOTBRAIN xo...

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Siri On Retiring and Returning to Porn from AVN Las Vegas
On this episode of Hot Brain, Mark discovers water, Zoe takes foot pics, and Mark and Zoe interview pornstar, wiener witch and pizza slut, Siri, who retired from performing in porn, then recently returned to porn. Enjoy!   CALL: 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL: [email protected] BONUS: http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

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Sex Stuff is coming back!
Hi all ... this episode is a LONG DISTANCE episode, where Zoe is in Los Angeles and Mark is in Detroit. This marks the first time Zoe and Mark have recorded not in the same room! Inside, Zoe talks about relaunching Sex Stuff, accidentally posting nudes to Twitter, and when the right time to ask someone on Instagram what they do with their money.  CALL 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL [email protected] Support the show @ http://www.patreon.com/hotbrain...

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Feeding a Fed Horse
On this episode of Hot Brain, Zoe tells us about what its like to do customer service for a small sex toy business, Mark defends people who have jobs they don't like, and we answer a callers question regarding a PETA campaign for better language usage. CALL US 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL US [email protected] BONUS CONTENT @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

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Rock Your Brain
On this episode of Hot Brain, Zoe and Mark go deep on the "new year, new you" parts of ourselves, while Zoe explains why Rock of Love featuring Bret Michaels is her problematic fave, and ... more! CALL 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL [email protected] IG: @hotbrain...

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Questions, please!
Hello, happy almost New Year. It's almost 2020, by the time you listen, it could very well be 2020.  On this episode we answer your questions. If you have questions, you should send them to us. Call us @ 1-833-ZOEMARK (1-833-963-6275) Email us @ [email protected] DM us @hotbrainpod on Instagram...

The "don't listen when Mom and Dad are around" episode
On this problematic episode, Zoe tells us everything she's learned about necrophilia, specifically with regards to the Luka Magnotta documentary that just dropped. It's fucked up! Also, in this little gem, Zoe quizzes Mark on current events, the categories being sex and the holidays. Enjoy this, before or after or during any family time you may have.  Support the show and get bonus content @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain Call the show @ 1-833-ZOEMARK Email the show @ [email protected]

The O-No Shot
On today's episode of Hot Brain, hosts, Zoe and Mark, discuss topics ranging from injectable orgasm shots, to taking inventory of dildos. Furthermore, the hosts answer a question from someone who works at Planned Parenthood, and discuss pussy mold auctions. Splendid. PHONE @ 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL / VOICE MEMOS @ [email protected] BONUS STUFF @ http://www.patreon.com/hotbrain...

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Hey! I’m so glad you reached out. I’m actually at capacity ...
On this wonderful episode of Hot Brain, Zoe and Mark discuss the "I'm at capacity" meme and how communication can work when you actually are at capacity. Also, Zoe and Mark talk about the real definition of "emotional labor" answer a few questions and talk about meeting Zoe IRL. SUPPORT @ www.patreon.com/hotbrain PHONE @ 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL @ [email protected]

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PC OUTRAGE!! ICP and LUBE!
Hi Hot Brain listeners, in this episode we talk about processing PC outrage into something constructive, the Insane Clown Posse, Costco lube, aloe vera and a bunch of other crazy shit, to be quite honest.  SUPPORT US @ patreon.com/hotbrain EMAIL US @ [email protected] INSTAGRAM_twitter @hotbrainpod PHONE @ 1-833-ZOEMARK...

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Bikram, Billionaires And The Return To Lez Hospital
In this episode of Hot Brain, Zoe tells us about the Bikram Yoga documentary, Mark talks about billionaires, and then we talk about porn. Normal stuff.  SUPPORT THE SHOW @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain INSTAGRAM @ hotbrainpod EMAIL @ [email protected] PHONE @ 1-833-ZOEMARK...

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Buttplugs Everywhere
On this mighty episode of Hot Brain, Zoe and Mark go off about traveling for and with buttplugs, the odd behaviors of billionaires, Jho Low, visiting nice outsider art galleries, the case of adult performer Zoe Sparx, and whether its OK to not like sex.    CALL @ 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL @ [email protected] SUPPORT @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

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Alicia Sinclair talks sex toys
Zoe and Mark are joined by founder of the sex toy company, bVibe, Alicia Sinclair. Alicia and Zoe just collab'd on a buttplug line for bVibe. They talk about how to get into the toy business, doing business as a woman in China, why no vibrators are made in America, how Zoe tests them, how Zoe designed them and how Alicia got them made.    Enjoy!    Call us at 1-833-ZOEMARK email us @ [email protected] Support us @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

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Alicia Sinclair talks sex toys
Zoe and Mark are joined by founder of the sex toy company, bVibe, Alicia Sinclair. Alicia and Zoe just collab'd on a buttplug line for bVibe. They talk about how to get into the toy business, doing business as a woman in China, why no vibrators are made in America, how Zoe tests them, how Zoe designed them and how Alicia got them made.    Enjoy!    Call us at 1-833-ZOEMARK email us @ [email protected] Support us @ http://patreon.com/hotbrain...

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Piss Play
On this episode of Hot Brian, Zoe and Mark talk about a recent trip to Toronto, including Mark's Chris Hansen from 'To Catch A Predator' impression, Zoe's seven dildos, and then an enthusiastic caller about the ups and downs of piss play. Enjoy!   To support Zoe and Mark visit http://patreon.com/hotbrain and make a donation. Send email voice memos to [email protected]

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Death, Cheating, Pegging
On this pre-Halloween episode, we discuss death, cheating and pegging. While not spooky, it is dark! Additionally, Zoe and Mark talk about Halloween, Trudy the Cat, and LeAnn Rimes. Enjoy!   support the show: http://patreon.com/hotbrain email the show: [email protected] call the show: 1-833-ZOEMARK...

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Send Nudes
In this episode of Hot Brain, Mark goes deep on Barenaked Ladies for some reason, then we discuss toxic masculinity, why it's good to talk about and how it's bad to be described that way. Zoe shares her story on selling nudes on Only Fans. Enjoy!...

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How To Make Friends
On this episode Zoe apologizes to the continent of Europe, we help a friend learn how to make friends in less than 5 simple steps, what it's like to live in Detroit, how not to manage an open relationship, and how the letter carriers in Iceland accept hand drawn directions in place of an address. Enjoy! LEAVE A MESSAGE @ 1-833-ZOEMARK EMAIL A VOICE MEMO @ [email protected]

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The Uncomfortable Episode
This week, we answer a question that was previously asked about and somewhat deflected because... uncomfortable. This episode contains a discussion of zoophilia/bestiality as well as a rumination on Instagrams censorship of nipples, specifically those of boys with long hair. If you don’t want to hear any of that, skip ahead to 43:00 to hear Mark review the Fleshlight Launch he talked so much shit about last week!...

The Uncomfortable Episode
This week, we answer a question that was previously asked about and somewhat deflected because... uncomfortable. This episode contains a discussion of zoophilia/bestiality as well as a rumination on Instagrams censorship of nipples, specifically those of boys with long hair. If you don’t want to hear any of that, skip ahead to 43:00 to hear Mark review the Fleshlight Launch he talked so much shit about last week!...


Cancel Me Daddy
In this glorious episode we discuss the ethics of talking on the phone vs FaceTiming in the bathroom, the Fleshlight Launch, and then we go DEEP on cancel culture. Join us why don't you?    *Please excuse a minor audio issue we had while recording. Something happened for like 2 seconds.   To support Zoë and Mark, visit http://patreon.com/hotbrain and get access to monthly newsletters and the back catalog of bonus episodes....

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Kissiversary
In this episode of Hot Brain, Zoe and Mark discuss their "kissiversary", questionable porn consumption, reddit's r/relationships board, piss play and fisting, the CBC documentary: Drag Kids, and gangbangs.  All of this and more!  Don't forget to check out our Patreon for a bunch of bonus episodes for a $5 donation, as well as access to our newsletter archive....

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The BONUS Episode
This week we are sharing our recent Patreon-only episode of Hot Brain! In this episode, Mark & Zoë discuss vaping, cannabis, our relationship with tobacco, Barron Trump, Joe Biden’s teeth & anti-rave stance, MORE grocery store banter and the specific charms of the Midwest. Receive 2 bonus episodes & 2 newsletters per month by supporting us at: patreon.com/HotBrain...

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The Hairy Episode
Simply put, Mark made a new friend that is not the oldest person in the world, but old. Zoe and Mark touch on stuff like body hair, and a lot more about body hair, and botulism toxins, self image, all that sort of stuff. Enjoy!...

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The Hairy Episode
Simply put, Mark made a new friend that is not the oldest person in the world, but old. Zoe and Mark touch on stuff like body hair, and a lot more about body hair, and botulism toxins, self image, all that sort of stuff. Enjoy!...

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Uncanny Valley
On this episode of Hot Brain, Zoë and Mark go in on deepfakes, neuro-linguistic programming, Mark makes a silicone replica of his penis, and we take a call about hemorrhoids. Enjoy!...

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Influencer Couples
Why are couples always so yikes on the internet? Zoe and Mark discuss how they navigate a public relationship and why they are (maybe) exempt from the yikesness. Also: Is it ever okay to date your friend's ex? With dwindling resources and the apocalypse drawing nigh, is it ethical to keep making babies?!!?!?!...

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Hypercum
In this fresh episode of Hot Brain, Mark returns with full health and reviews a new jack off lube Zoe got for him. We answer your calls, and dive in to some Instagram questions, including playing with the warm jets in a hot tub, sex, attractiveness in waves, ingrown hairs, expensive ass dildos, Instagram jealousy and projection, and deep thinking about social media....

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In Lust With You
Mark & Zoë rag on net art for a moment, and recap their recent adventures. What did Catherine O’Hara say to Zoë in a green room last night? What’s the deal with blurting out “I love you” for the first time during sex? What life lessons does Mark have for an entitled young man? What’s the difference between non-monogamy and just not wanting to commit? Finally, a caller hesitantly inquires about our take on unethical sexual attractions (such as attraction to minors & animals, necrophilia — general CONTENT WAR...

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Equus Eroticus
Zoe and Mark return and talk about "Equus Eroticus", a publication for and about the world of ponygirls and boys and the boundaries of public play. Questions from callers to 1-833-ZOEMARK - including how to make sex tapes, the Kinsey scale, friendships, SSRI's, and sex other stuff....

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Squabbles
Zoe and Mark, fresh off a squabble, fire up the mics and talk it out, then promptly go into your phone calls. We talk music,we talk dating apps, we talk buttsex, we talk boundaries, we cover it all. Call us, leave a message, let's talk, let's do this, have a good week!...

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Cheeky Orgasms
Zoe and Mark welcome you to Hot Brain, now featuring 100% more phone calls from YOU, the listener. We hit on a lot of good ones today, including but not limited to: online dating profile ethics, multiple orgasms, no boner boyfriend, mismatched sex drives, and much much more! lol. If you want to be on the show, call 1-833-ZOEMARK...

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1-833-ZOEMARK
Zoe and Mark talk about 1-833-ZOEMARK, influencers, Gawker and the Jeffrey Epstein case, zoomers, not remembering sex, Zoe's Excel spreadsheet, 1-833-ZOEMARK, miniature animals, hidden talents, reptiles as pets, sex on the first date, friends before sex, rat pigs, candle wax, and more!...

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The Case of the Lippy Vagina
Zoe and Mark talk about childhood OCD, Midsommar, buying dildos on Amazon, what asexuality is and what asexuality isn't, oral sex, age difference in teen relationships and the moral quandary it brings, getting over shitty relationships, and the question of genital dysmorphia....

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The Sims: Sex Expansion Pack
Zoe and Mark sweat it out while recording, talking about the difficulty of birth control, our first times hearing about Planned Parenthood, our love of cheesy travel vlogs. This episode is question heavy, we tackle STI testing and having multiple partners, the virginity question, vaginismus, the importance of foreplay, Johnny Depp, The Sims, and how to deal with internalized misogyny.   Also, Mark now realizes 25 celsius is not VERY hot....

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Fiveskin
Zoe and Mark talk a little bit more about farting in front of a significant other after an outpouring of fart related comments from our listeners. Zoe discusses the issues with circumcision, and Mark gives us his personal take on the matter as a circumcised guy. Zoe and Mark answer questions about fisting, boundaries with an asexual partner, and briefly touch on why sex workers should be involved in policy-making....

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Strong Caulk
Zoe and Mark talk about their favorite garbage television shows (90 Day Fiance and sMothered), which Zoe has a hard time not projecting onto and psychoanalyzing. Mark tells us what happened after he took a mystery dickpill and reviews a cock ring he loved a little TOO much. Zoe and Mark answer questions about period blood messes, and why we need to place less emphasis on the concept of virginity....

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Not Miami Hot
Episode 2: Zoe and Mark catch up after Zoe gets back from "sex toy speed dating" in Miami. Mark talks about why he hates magicians & PUAs, Zoe talks about a Mormon-owned chastity cage company, Mark drags Zoe for being a hypocrite, and Zoe shares which aspects of cuckolding appeal to her....

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Hot Brain
Hot Brain is about sex... but it isn't. Acclaimed sex educator Zoe Ligon and her co-host/boyfriend Mark Sandford discuss everything from intimacy, society, weird things on the internet, and answer the questions we all have, but may be afraid to ask....

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