- 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.
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- ABC #170: The Spreadsheet
In which I make a spreadsheet comparing Catholicism and Buddhism and, I think, I pick a path.
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- 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.
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- 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.
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- 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 ...
- ABC #164: Our Covid Scare (with Owen Crane)
In which Owen and I talk about the current Covid-19 situation in Arizona, and our recent encounter with illness during the pandemic. Follow Owen on Twitter at @shimmylizard.
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- ABC #163: Let’s Eat! (with A SURPRISE GUEST)
In which my SPECIAL GUEST and I discuss things we eat, including Jaffa cakes and … well, you’ll have to listen.
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- ABC #162: Poetry Fridays: Thomas Merton
In which I bring an end to a week of exploration of Catholicism with the poetry of one of the twentieth century’s most famous Catholics, the Trappist monk Thomas Merton.