Podcast Episodes

  • ABC #174: Remembering Lucio Urtubia
    In which we remember Spanish anarchist Lucio Urtubia, who died on July 18, 2020 at the age of 89. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A ...
  • ABC #173: Owen & Jason Recommend Stuff
    In which Owen and I recommend David Rovics, Louis Cole, Level 42 and Patrick H Willems. You can follow Owen on Twitter at @shimmylizard. — This show is only possible because of ...
  • ABC #172: Poetry Fridays: Etheridge Knight
    In which we listen to three poems by Etheridge Knight. You can find more audio poetry by Etheridge Knight in the PennSound archives. You can also hear previous episodes of ...
  • ABC #171: Jobs, Jackfruit & Jake (with Owen Crane)
    In which Owen (twitter.com/shimmylizard) joins me to talk about their vision for their future work, our move to vegetarianism/veganism, and the word according to Jake Yapp. — This show is only possible ...
  • ABC #170: The Spreadsheet
    In which I make a spreadsheet comparing Catholicism and Buddhism and, I think, I pick a path. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s ...
  • ABC #169: Happy Birthday Woody Guthrie!
    In which I pay tribute to Woody Guthrie and play recordings of several of his songs. Woody was born on July 14, 1912. — This show is only possible because of people ...
  • ABC #168: Building A Tent & Eating Brisket
    In which I talk about the exercise in masochism that is reading the early books of the Bible. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief ...
  • ABC #167: Poetry Fridays: June Jordan
    In which we listen to June Jordan (b. 9 July 1936) read several of her poems at a 2001 reading at Kelly Writers House. You can hear the entire reading ...
  • ABC #166: Bourbon Cremes & Breviaries
    In which Owen Crane makes a brief appearance to try Happy Shopper Bourbon Cremes, and then I talk about the Liturgy of the Hours and the benefits of eating meals ...
  • ABC #165: Farwa Reads (July 2015)
    In which Farwa Zaidi talks about The Collected Schizophrenias by Esmé Weijun Wang. One of the essays in the book is available online: “Yale Will Not Save You.” You can ...