Dr. Bob


Robert J (Dr. Bob) Rubel
Dr. Bob, an author, educator and photographer is an educational sociologist and researcher by training. He currently has a dozen books in print plus two DVDs (Books: three on Master/slave topics, two on BDSM mastery, one on communication strategies, two on advanced sex techniques, one on fire play, and three erotic art photo books. Additionally, he has produced two educational DVDs: one on fire play and one on beginning impact play).

Recipient of the 2008 Pantheon of Leather's Community Choice Award (man), Dr. Bob has been involved in the BDSM and Total Power Exchange (TPE) scenes since the summer of 2001, throwing himself into the literature of the field as though it were an academic study. He presents, judges, and sells his books at weekend kink conferences throughout the year.


  • The Emperor’s New Clothes: Tailoring BDSM roles to fit you
  • Pitfalls and Cataclysms: A survivalists’ guide for authority-imbalanced relationships
  • Ties That Bind: Using protocols to strengthen/enhance your relationship