Sagittarian Matters
Episode #154-CHICKPEA ICE CREAM & ARTIST ADVICE! with Morgan & BETH PICKENS!!

Episode #154-CHICKPEA ICE CREAM & ARTIST ADVICE! with Morgan & BETH PICKENS!!

April 12, 2019
Today on the show, fan favorite MORGAN joins us to taste CHICKPEA ICE CREAM at Little Bean in Portland, Oregon. Then, Friend-to-the-Show BETH PICKENS jumps in the mix to help an artist who is having an emergency as their artist residency. 
 
Find Little Bean at littlebean.com, and Beth Pickens at bethpickens.com or buy her book, Your Art Will Save Your Life, from Feminist Press. 
 
Episode #153-JESSICA LANYADOO astrology, internet scandals, emotional maturity, pet ADHD, and MORE!!

Episode #153-JESSICA LANYADOO astrology, internet scandals, emotional maturity, pet ADHD, and MORE!!

April 5, 2019
We are joined today by astrological angel JESSICA LANYADOO to answer listener questions & talk about cancel culture, friendship, emotional maturity, pet compatibility and MORE. Tune in. 
 
Find Jessica's NEW podcast, Ghost of a Podcast, at LoveLanyadoo.com
 
Episode #152-PONY SWEAT!!! Emilia Richeson & CJ Miller talk PUNK DANCE AEROBICS

Episode #152-PONY SWEAT!!! Emilia Richeson & CJ Miller talk PUNK DANCE AEROBICS

March 29, 2019

Join us for a very special episode of Sagittarian Matters where we talk about punk, dancing, homorobics, physical exercise, learning to accept and inhabit our bodies, start our own punk movement practices, cheerleading and MORE with very special guests, Emilia and CJ from PONYSWEAT!!! 

"Fuckin everybody else can have the gym and they can have all the other shit, but aerobics is for us." 
NJG (I) highly recommend/s you listen to the episode until the end, because my guests drop wisdom THE ENTIRE TIME and I wouldn't want you to miss a minute. 
 
 
Episode #151-CRISTY ROAD talks Tarot, Miami, Punkness, Queerness & MORE!!

Episode #151-CRISTY ROAD talks Tarot, Miami, Punkness, Queerness & MORE!!

March 22, 2019

We are over the moon to welcome Cuban-American artist, writer, and musician Cristy C. Road to the show today!

Cristy joined us to talk about her Next World Tarot deck, growing up punk and queer in Miami, her love of Child's Play and SO. MUCH. MORE. 

Tune in. 

 

Episode #150-FAVORITE VEGAN RESTAURANTS! DRIED FRUIT! FOOD POISONING & MORE with Morgan!!

Episode #150-FAVORITE VEGAN RESTAURANTS! DRIED FRUIT! FOOD POISONING & MORE with Morgan!!

March 8, 2019

Today on the show we bring you our FAVORITE VEGAN RESTAURANTS & FOODS in Portland & Los Angeles with Friend-to-the-show Morgan. Plus! Dried Fruit Power Rankings, non-dairy milk, food poisoning, make-ahead meals, gummy vitamins, soups, the hard garlic questions and MORE.

Tune in.

 

Episode #149-BETH PICKENS Art, Advice, Crying, Pets & Grief!

Episode #149-BETH PICKENS Art, Advice, Crying, Pets & Grief!

March 1, 2019

Today on Sagittarian Matters, we talk about art, making art during depression, pets, saying goodbye, supporting friends through grief and MORE with frequent contributor BETH PICKENS. Plus! In a Sagittarian Matters first, both host and guest openly cry at the same time.

Don't skip it!

Episode #148-MICHELLE TEA!!! Advice, anti-racism, weddings, breakups and MORE!!

Episode #148-MICHELLE TEA!!! Advice, anti-racism, weddings, breakups and MORE!!

February 22, 2019

Today on Sagittarian Matters, we welcome writer and regular Michelle Tea to the show to answer your questions about weddings, white supremacy, current events, breakups and MORE. Also please enjoy a squirrel update and the sound of producer Ponyo gently snoring.

 

Episode #147-YASMINE DIAZ & AKINA COX!!! Talking about secrets, estrangement, cults, religion, zines & MORE.

Episode #147-YASMINE DIAZ & AKINA COX!!! Talking about secrets, estrangement, cults, religion, zines & MORE.

February 15, 2019
Today we are over the moon to welcome artists Yasmine Diaz & Akina Cox to the show on the occasion of their new zine, "Sleepwalking Towards the Exit". We talk about religion, estrangement, cults, representation, insular conservative communities, safety, imposter syndrome and MORE! 
 
You can hear them read THIS SUNDAY at Other Books in Boyle Heights (otherbooksla.com) , or order their zine: https://franklinpress.bigcartel.com/product/sleepwalking-towards-the-exit
 
Find them on instagram: @yasmine.diaz  @akinacox 
Episode #146-BETH PICKENS gives ADVICE on making art during grief, while getting an MFA, applying for grants & MORE!!

Episode #146-BETH PICKENS gives ADVICE on making art during grief, while getting an MFA, applying for grants & MORE!!

February 1, 2019

We are delighted to welcome back Tier 1 Friend-to-the-Show BETH PICKENS, author of "Your Art Will Save Your Life", to answer listener questions on what to do if you are disgruntled with your MFA Program, how to make art during grief, how to support grieving friends, applying for grants and MORE. Bonus: Beth lets us in on her controversial system of putting her friends into tiers, including the dreaded "Acquaintance Radius". You will not want to miss this!!

Episode #145-ALISON BECHDEL discusses family, memoir, grief & more.

Episode #145-ALISON BECHDEL discusses family, memoir, grief & more.

January 25, 2019

Today on the podcast, we welcome Alison Bechdel back to the show!

Alison is the author of Fun Home, Are You My Mother? and Dykes to Watch Out For. 

She joined NJG to discuss family, memoir, grief, social media, and MORE. 

 

You can find an illustrated excerpt of this interview in the Nib's Family Issue. 

https://membership.thenib.com/