Podcast Episodes

  • An Update About A Brief Chat!
  • ABC #103: Floors & Walks & Whatnot
    In which I update you on the progress of my van conversion and my personal conversion. Watch the YouTube version. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A ...
  • ABC #202: We’re Doomed!
    In which I talk about the climate crisis, and how small intentional communities of mutual aid are probably the only way forward. Watch the YouTube version. — This show is only possible because ...
  • ABC #201: Hating How I Look
    In which I talk about the struggle with weight and self-worth that has partly defined my adulthood. Watch the YouTube version. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit ...
  • ABC #200: The Moody Blues Under The Stars
    In which I wax nostalgic about childhood, summertime, and The Moody Blues. Watch the YouTube version. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s Patreon page ...
  • ABC #199: That’s A Lot Of Content
    In which I talk about the fairly ridiculous amount of online content I’ve now committed myself to produce. Watch the YouTube version. — This show is only possible because of people like you. ...
  • ABC #198: I Bought A Van!
    In which I buy Lenny, a 1999 Dodge Caravan that will soon become my home. Here’s the conversion video I mentioned in the episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJjL-NWeoVI Watch the YouTube version. — This show is ...
  • ABC #197: Poetry Fridays: Two Poems by Adrienne Rich
    In which I read two poems from the book A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far by Adrienne Rich. Watch the YouTube version. (If you’re a Patreon supporter you’ll see ...
  • ABC #196: Yes To Life! No To Capitalism!
    In which I continue the conversation about #vanlife I started in ABC #194. This time I focus on moving past fear, and on the balance between comfort and freedom. Thanks ...
  • ABC #195: Parents Just Don’t Understand
    In which I talk about my dad’s recent cancer diagnosis and how it collides with my decision last year to remove my parents from my life. Watch the YouTube version. — This show ...