#FreebieAlert (Weekend Round-up Edition) 08/07/2016

#FreebieAlert (Weekend Round-up Edition) 08/07/2016

This has been a loooong week. But a good one. Hubby and I celebrated 19 years on Tuesday. And the Olympics have started. Yay! Here’s some updates and news, and the freebies are after the jump. Have several books coming soon from Siren: Beware Falling Ice (Suncoast Society 36, BDSM, MF) on 8/29/16 Beware Falling Rocks … Read More

Charles Michael Segaloff (aka Michael Makai) sentenced. #BDSM

The court docket summary doesn’t have the actual sentencing paperwork in it yet, but there was a hearing and local media are reporting that Charles Michael Segaloff (aka BDSM author Michael Makai) was sentenced on 8/5/2016 to two years in federal prison. http://newsok.com/erotic-book-author-sentenced-in-okc-federal-court-case/article/5512534 Apparently he’d filed a memo before the sentencing to try to get … Read More

Charles Michael Segaloff / Michael Makai criminal case update – 01/25/2016

Author, previously convicted sex offender, and self-proclaimed BDSM “expert” Charles Michael Segaloff (aka Michael Makai) was arraigned today, appeared in court, pled not guilty, and was remanded back to the custody of the US Marshals per the previous detention order. Trial set for 3/8/2016. You can see the new docket summary and minute sheet of … Read More

Quick Note: Why I’m not posting certain documents in the Charles Michael Segaloff (Michael Makai) case.

There has been a valid point brought up that I want to make sure I clarify, since I cannot remember all the places I have clarified it. (Fibrofog is a bitch, so…blog post.) And I’m tired of repeating myself, so, huzzah, blog post. In the Charles Michael Segaloff (Michael Makai) arrest and federal case, I’m … Read More

01/04/2016 – Charles Michael Segaloff / Michael Makai case update

I’ve posted the latest updates from PACER on the ongoing federal case against Charles Michael Segaloff (aka BDSM writer Michael Makai). Of special note, you’ll want to read the detention order. Why you trust your gut: #BDSM and predators in the lifestyle. (Charles Michael Segaloff / Michael Makai arrest) As always, you have permission to … Read More

Even Hitler had a dog…

Concerning the Charles Michael Segaloff / Michael Makai arrest. I’d like to address a point the troll on my original post brought up. To clarify for the idiots who didn’t get it from context, I’m sure there are PLENTY of very nice people in that BDSM Without the BS Facebook group who are appalled at Segaloff’s alleged actions involving … Read More

US legal system primer: how someone is labelled a “registered sex offender.”

I’m seeing an appalling number of people who are either just woefully ignorant of how our justice system works, or are deliberately being willfully stupid, when it comes to this case of Michael Makai / Charles Michael Segaloff. You cannot just get slapped with a “sex offender” label. To become a registered sex offender, you must … Read More