Podcast Episodes

  • 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 ...
  • ABC #94: One Big Union This week, we listen again to three interviews with Liss Waters Hyde from the Industrial Workers of the World. Liss introduces us to the IWW, talks about building global solidarity, ...
  • ABC #93: Takin’ It To The Streets Owen and Jason talk about anti-war protests and whether they work. Then Jason continues that conversation with singer/songwriter David Rovics. David and Jason also talk about housing insecurity, direct action, ...
  • ABC #92: First Friday Poetry with Caroline Shea Caroline Shea talks about her first book, Lambflesh (Kelsay Books, 2019). This interview delves into personal versus public truth; writing into obsession; the nature of the body; and more.
  • ABC #91: Our Year In Review (2019) Owen and Jason take a look back at their lives in 2019, a year that saw new bands, new podcasts, new jobs, family losses, big plans, medical issues, and more. ...