Episode #92-PATTY SCHEMEL!!!

December 8, 2017

Patty Schemel, best known as the drummer of Hole, joins us to give grief, romance & music advice, PLUS talk about her new book, "Hits So Hard". Tune in.  


Episode #91-TILLIE WALDEN!!

December 1, 2017
Today we hear why being a cartoonist is harder than being a writer with friend to the show Alec Longstreth, THEN graphic novelist Tillie Walden joins me to discuss cleaning, skating, ageism, gay stuff and MORE. 
Tune in. 

Episode #90-THANKSGIVING ADVICE SPECIAL!!! with Rocco Kayiatos

November 23, 2017

Friend to the show Rocco Kayiatos (Original Plumbing Magazine) joins us this week to dish out advice on holiday guilt, joy, dogs, and sex for a special HOLIDAY EDITION of Sagittarian Matters. Enjoy. 


Episode #89-JULIA WERTZ!!! plus Advice & Bodily Misfortune!

November 17, 2017
Today on the podcast, a live taping from my "In conversation" with Julia Wertz, moderated by E.T. Russian as part of Short Run Comics Festival in Seattle. BUT FIRST, some comedy, some bodily misfortune, & advice about boundaries. 

Episode #88-GEMMA CORRELL! Plus Advice w/ Rocco Kayiatos!!

November 10, 2017

This week, we welcome Ponyo's great friend Gemma Correll to the podcast. Gemma is an illustrator, cartoonist, writer, and lover of pugs. In our first on-air lesson, Gemma taught NJG how to draw a pug (she's the originator of PUGS NOT DRUGS), try Hi-Chew candy, and more! 

We also have advice on defriending this week, with friend to the show, Rocco Kayiator (Original Plumbing). 


Episode #87-LESLIE STEIN!!!

November 3, 2017

Autobio cartoonist Leslie Stein joins us in Brooklyn, NY to discuss her new book "Present", dayjobs, bringing joy to your work, freedom and pushing the form of comics. TUNE IN. 


Episode #86-EILEEN MYLES!!! + Flame Con & Isaac Soloway Strozier

October 27, 2017
Today we welcome back poet & novelist Eileen Myles to tell a dog story in honor of their new book Afterglow: A Dog Memoir. PLUS live reporting from Flame Con in NYC with friend to the show Isaac Soloway Strozier. Stay tuned. 

Episode #85-KAIA WILSON LIVE! w Lacy Davis, Brandie Taylor & MORE.

October 20, 2017
It's our first live show! with Kaia Wilson (Team Dresch), Lacy Davis (Liberation Barbell), & Brandie Taylor (Magic Hour Astrology). 
Recorded at the Armory in Portland, Oregon, co-sponsored by Urban Cheesecraft. 

Episode #84-ANDERS NILSEN! & Baby Snack Taste Test w Morgan!!

October 13, 2017

Friend to the show Morgan brings some vegan baby snacks to our test kitchen, to mixed reviews.


Ignatz-winning artist/author Anders Nilsen joins Nicole & Ponyo to talk about Money, Dating, Monkeys, Healthcare, Representation and MORE. He is the author of 8 books, including Big Questions, Don’t Go Where I can’t Follow, and the recent comic, Tongues. 


Episode #83-JOHN PORCELLINO! Liz Prince! plus DOG DRAMA!!

October 6, 2017
King Cat Comics creator John Porcellino visits the show to talk comics, punk, & Buddhism. He is interrupted during our interview by Producer Ponyo barking after a child. 
Cartoonist & friend to the show Liz Prince also jumps in the studio to talk about senior citizen drama, comics show politics, & how to prepare to sell your wares. 
Much drama this week. Tune in!