Podcast Episodes

  • ABC #149: Sgt. Horny’s Lonely Sad Boi Club
    In which Owen and I talk about puppies, haunted cats, being sad and lonely, and, well, porn. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s ...
  • ABC #148: The Catholic Church
    In which I talk about being drawn to the Catholic Church despite it being, you know, the Catholic Church. (The photo is one I took of the interior of St. ...
  • ABC #147: Poetry Fridays with Sandra Beasley
    In which Sandra Beasley reads her poetry. Sandra is a poet, memoirist and anthologist whose work can be found at sandrabeasley.com. Her newest poetry collection, Made To Explode, will be ...
  • ABC #146: Passions
    In which I talk about diving deeply into things for brief periods of time, and also my difficulty with finishing major life projects. — This show is only possible because of people ...
  • ABC #145: Choosing My Religion
    In which I talk about Buddhism, Catholicism, the Quakers, reading tarot, and other religious experiences to which I feel drawn. It’s confusing, y’all. — This show is only possible because of people ...
  • ABC #144: A World Without Cops
    In which I envision a world without police (and with good things in place of them). — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s Patreon ...
  • ABC #143: Cops Are Bad
    In which I talk about why cops are bad and cannot be reformed. (Contains part of ABC #15 plus new material.) — This show is only possible because of people like you. ...
  • ABC #142: Poetry Fridays with Lois P. Jones
    In which Lois P. Jones reads her poetry. Lois P. Jones was the shortlist prize winner for two poems in the 2018 Terrain Poetry Contest judged by Jane Hirschfield. ...
  • ABC #141: Media Narratives Of Protest (with David Rovics)
    In which I present an episode of the podcast This Week with David Rovics. David discusses corporate media myths about unrest in the streets. You can find more of David’s ...
  • ABC #140: Farwa Reads (June 2020)
    In which Farwa Zaidi joins me for our monthly book segment. This month, in light of the national protests over yet more police murders, Farwa talks about the memoirs of ...