Podcast Episodes

  • ABC #134: Two Years! (with Owen Crane)
    In which Owen and I celebrate our second wedding anniversary. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s Patreon page and become a supporting member ...
  • ABC #133: Happy Towel Day!
    In which I talk about my love for Douglas Adams and The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, and how both changed my life. — This show is only possible because of people ...
  • ABC #132: Poetry Fridays with Bill Cushing & Chuck Corbisiero
    Poet Bill Cushing performs his work with guitarist Chuck Corbisiero. Bill and Chuck are hosting a live event on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 3 PM PT/6 PM ET. To ...
  • ABC #131: Is There Anybody Out There?
    In which I consider why I am making this podcast. I also sing the theme to The Love Boat. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A ...
  • ABC #130: Death
    In which I talk about getting older and dying. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s Patreon page and become a supporting member today. ...
  • ABC #129: Umberto Eco
    In which I read two essays from How To Travel With A Salmon by Umberto Eco. This episode also features the show’s first “ad.” The music in the ad is ...
  • ABC #128: Zaira Livier of the People’s Defense Initiative
    In which Zaira Livier of the People’s Defense Initiative talks about turning protest into policy, and about using mutual aid to feed those in need. — This show is only possible because ...
  • ABC #127: Poetry Fridays with Nicole Miyashiro
    In which central-PA-based poet and literature advocate Nicole Miyashiro reads her work. — This show is only possible because of people like you. Visit A Brief Chat‘s Patreon page and become a ...
  • ABC #126: Green Eggs & Monk
    In which I revisit a mashup I made, about two decades ago, of a classic book and a classic jazz performance. — This show is only possible because of people like you. ...
  • ABC #125: Memory
    In which I talk about a show I hosted on an Air America affiliate and what that memory says about how memory works. — This show is only possible because of people ...