Sagittarian Matters
Episode #235-SOY CREAMER, NEAR-DEATH, VEGAN DESSERTS & MORE!

Episode #235-SOY CREAMER, NEAR-DEATH, VEGAN DESSERTS & MORE!

April 20, 2021

We are over the moon this week to welcome....your host, Nicole, riffing and answering your advice & opinion questions on the show. We (I) talk about the fate of soy creamer, vegan desserts, pandemic oddities, near-death experiences, refrigerators, Ponyo, and MORE. 

TUNE IN. 

Episode #234-RELATIVE FICTION!!! Family secrets, palmistry, royalty & MORE.

Episode #234-RELATIVE FICTION!!! Family secrets, palmistry, royalty & MORE.

April 5, 2021

Today we are over the moon to share with you Episode 1 of Nicole's new family secret podcast, RELATIVE FICTION. Relative Fiction is inspired by Nicole's graphic memoir, Calling Dr. Laura, but it goes further into uncovering what family, what secrets & what truths were revealed after that book's release. 

Relative Fiction is  produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting, co-written by Claudia Meza & edited by Sage Van Wing. 

If you like this episode, please subscribe to Relative Fiction wherever you get your podcasts! And if you like it, please rate & review. It really helps. 

We thank you, and we will be back soon with another episode of Sagittarian Matters. 

Episode #233-BETH PICKENS!!! Capricorn Matters/Mind Your Practice CROSSOVER EPISODE!!!

Episode #233-BETH PICKENS!!! Capricorn Matters/Mind Your Practice CROSSOVER EPISODE!!!

March 29, 2021

We are over the moon to welcome highly honored BETH PICKENS for a very special CROSSOVER EPISODE of her podcast, Mind Your Practice, with our podcast, Sagittarian-nay-CAPRICORN Matters!
In honor of Beth's upcoming book, MAKE YOUR ART NO MATTER WHAT, we practice "the french braid effect" and answer each-other's questions about book publicity, sales, accomplishment vs. success AND MORE. Tune in! 
Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs has even created a new theme song!!!

Episode #232-MADDY COURT!!! Advice on Love, Money, Friends & more. Plus GAMES.

Episode #232-MADDY COURT!!! Advice on Love, Money, Friends & more. Plus GAMES.

March 22, 2021

We are over the moon to welcome esteemed advice columnist, zine maker and author MADDY COURT to the show! Maddy is the author of the zine & forthcoming book The Ex-Girlfriend of my Ex-Girlfriend is my Girlfriend (illustrated by Kelsey Wroten). She is also known online as Xena Worrier Princess, & produces brilliant memes. 

Maddy joined us to give advice, talk about giving advice, discuss money in relationships, and ask Nicole WHAT she would buy on a budget at the farmer's market. 

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Episode #231-Magic Hour Astrology’s BRANDIE TAYLOR!!! Drag Race, Advice for vaccine indiscretions & MORE!

Episode #231-Magic Hour Astrology’s BRANDIE TAYLOR!!! Drag Race, Advice for vaccine indiscretions & MORE!

March 15, 2021

We are over the moon to have Magic Hour Astrology's BRANDIE TAYLOR back on the show to talk about the gay sport of this season: DRAG RACE. We take a deep dive into Drag Race U.K., fuckin H&M, Drag Race U.S., and Nicole's conspiracy theories about the show. 

BUT FIRST: strong opinions on a listener question about how to proceed when your friends jump the vaccine line. 

 

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Episode #230-SHARON LEE DE LA CRUZ!!! Zines, Queerness, Coming Out, Decolonizing your Sexuality & MORE.

Episode #230-SHARON LEE DE LA CRUZ!!! Zines, Queerness, Coming Out, Decolonizing your Sexuality & MORE.

March 8, 2021
We are over the moon to welcome Sharon Lee De La Cruz to the show in honor of her first graphic novel, I Am A Wild Seed (go order it now!).  Sharon is a multi-disciplinary artist and activist from New York City.  Her work addresses a range of issues related to tech, social justice, sexuality, and race. You can find her at https://unoseistres.com/ and on instagram at @sharonleedelacruz. 

 

Sharon joined me from New York to talk about her book, coming out, intersectionality and MORE. 

Note to listeners: we also talked about Drag Race UK, and MORE, but that will have to go on a special Drag Race UK edition of the podcast. 

Episode #229-BETH PICKENS, MORGAN & KAIA WILSON with Vegan food reviews, Amazing Race, femmes & dog advice!

Episode #229-BETH PICKENS, MORGAN & KAIA WILSON with Vegan food reviews, Amazing Race, femmes & dog advice!

February 22, 2021

Today we are over the moon to serve you up a CLIPS SHOW. These are never-before-heard clips of some of our favorite regulars, rescued from the cutting room floor. 

 

MORGAN taste tests chocolate tahini spread & oatley yogurt, BETH PICKENS talks about the time we applied to the Amazing Race as queer femme friends, and KAIA WILSON gives advice on reactive dogs & new homes. 

 

You can find Beth Pickens and her new book, Make Your Art No Matter What at bethpickens.com, & 

Kaia Wilson (starting in March) will be offering remote puppy coaching at dogspeed.dog.

 

Episode #228-DYNASTY HANDBAG & MARIAH GARNETT revisit 80s MOVIES!!

Episode #228-DYNASTY HANDBAG & MARIAH GARNETT revisit 80s MOVIES!!

February 17, 2021

We are over the moon to welcome filmmakers  DYNASTY HANDBAG, aka Jibz Cameron & MARIAH GARNETT to help us explore the age-old question: “Which 80s movies can you watch without wanting to die?"

 

We will discuss Scrooged, Splash, Revenge of the Nerds, Mannequin, Overboard, Back to the Future 2, Never-ending Story & Labyrinth! 

CONTENT WARNING: Some/most/many of these films featured sexism/racism/sizism/homophobia and ableism. We will be discussing their content! 

 

Side note: My guests loved HEATHERS!!! 

 

 

Dynasty Handbag is the stage name of artist Jibz Cameron. 

Jibz is a performance and video artist living in Los Angeles california . Jibz was called outrageously smart, grotesque and innovative by the new yorker. Most Recently, Jibz’ film Weirdo Night debuted to rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival! You can find Jibz at dynastyhandbag.com  

 

 

Mariah Garnett is a filmmaker who mixes documentary, narrative and experimental filmmaking practices to make work that accesses existing people and communities beyond her immediate experience. 

 

Mariah directed Weirdo Night, which just premiered at Sundance, and is also the creator of a film called Trouble, in which A queer American filmmaker connects with her estranged Northern Irish father, discovering new things about his political past by playing him as a young man in a series of verbatim re-enactments. Find Mariah at mariahgarnett.com 

 

Episode #227-THE BLACK FORAGER!!! ALEXIS NIKOLE NELSON on foraging, ethical consumption, the racist history of trespassing laws, lifelong learning & MORE!!!

Episode #227-THE BLACK FORAGER!!! ALEXIS NIKOLE NELSON on foraging, ethical consumption, the racist history of trespassing laws, lifelong learning & MORE!!!

February 9, 2021

We are over the MOON today to welcome new friend to the show ALEXIS NIKOLE NELSON to the Sagittarian Matters Social Distancing Studios to talk about all things foraging. 

Alexis was wearing a beautiful pink fringed jacket, and was accompanied by her dog Colonel Mustard. She talked with us about ethical consumption, foraging amidst a pandemic, a lifetime of learning about the environment, and the racist history of trespassing laws in the United States. 

 

You can find Alexis on tiktok and instagram as BlackForager. 

You can find her recipes & support her work at patreon.com/blackforager

 

THANK YOU ALEXIS!!!

 

Episode #226-Vegan Taste Tests & Chopped with MORGAN!!!

Episode #226-Vegan Taste Tests & Chopped with MORGAN!!!

February 1, 2021

We are over the moon to have resident vegan food taster and fan favorite MORGAN back on the show to try food sent to us by listeners!!!!

Buffalo Ranch freeze dried Cauliflower, Bada Bean Bada Boom snacks, Maine Needhams chocolate potato candy AND MORE. 

Plus, we talk about what we would make in a homespun Chopped challenge. 

TUNE IN!!!

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