Podcast Episodes

  • ABC #104: Covid-19 In New Orleans, Part 2 (with Dr. Cedric Johnson)
    In which I talk with Dr. Cedric Johnson about the false narrative of the effect of Mardis Gras culture on the spread of the Covid-19 virus, and the ongoing problems ...
  • ABC #103: Covid-19 In New Orleans, Part 1 (with Dr. Cedric Johnson)
    In which I talk with Dr. Cedric Johnson about the false narrative of the effect of Mardis Gras culture on the spread of the Covid-19 virus, and the ongoing problems ...
  • ABC #102: Virtual Communities
    In which Owen joins me to talk about the benefits of keeping in touch with people using technology, both now during the lockdown and always. This episode was inspired by ...
  • ABC #101: Society – We Made It Up!
    In which I talk about the fictions we allow to rule our lives, such as the idea that we should pay other people for the right to a place to ...
  • ABC #100: I Think I Might Shave My Head
    In which Gesshin Claire Greenwood’s book Bow First, Ask Questions Later inspires me to consider shaving my head again. It’s been 8 years since the last time I shaved my ...
  • ABC #99: Alarms & Medicaid
    In which Jason returns to getting up early and also applies for Medicaid. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s Patreon page and become ...
  • ABC #98: The Return
    In which the show goes back to its old daily format because Jason needs to talk to people. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief ...
  • ABC #97: A Fuck-Ton Of Spoons
    Owen and Jason report back from their recent trip to Tucson and talk about their upcoming move. Then they chat with Madeline Biever and James McCready about friendship, love, relationships, ...
  • ABC #96: Fuck Yeah, Grandpa!
    Owen and Jason talk about getting involved in electoral politics; the difference between politics and direct action; why they’re Bernie supporters; and how Jason’s opinions on electoral activism have changed ...
  • ABC #95: Westward Ho!
    Owen and Jason talk about their just-announced plan to move to Tucson at the end of February. This episode contains an impromptu song performance by Owen. Trust us, it’s worth ...