Sagittarian Matters
Episode #182-BETH PICKENS!!! How to Quit Your Job, Get Grants & Agents, Survive This Political Time & More. Plus: Vegan Food Reviews!!

Episode #182-BETH PICKENS!!! How to Quit Your Job, Get Grants & Agents, Survive This Political Time & More. Plus: Vegan Food Reviews!!

January 17, 2020

Today we are BACK with Capricorn friend to show and frequent contributor BETH PICKENS, who joined us on her BIRTHDAY to give advice to listeners, talk about a celebrity sighting and review By Chloe's new "Chicky" with Nicole!
We answer questions about how to survive during this hard political time, Quitting your job in favor of art, getting an agent, troubleshooting grants, sliding into irrelevancy and MORE.

PLUS, Nicole talks about a high school crush, a chat-n-cut, and how you can help Australia.

 

Episode #181-VEGAN HOLIDAY FOOD EXTRAVAGANZA!!! with MORGAN

Episode #181-VEGAN HOLIDAY FOOD EXTRAVAGANZA!!! with MORGAN

December 20, 2019

Today we have vegan food gifts, recipes, holiday favorites, a top ten, and we answer YOUR listener questions about protein, restaurant foods, oat milk, lentils AND MORE
with Splendid Sagittarian Table Fan Favorite, MORGAN.

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Episode #180-EBONY FLOWERS & BONUS LYNDA BARRY!!! Comics, Academia, Motherhood, Hair & More

Episode #180-EBONY FLOWERS & BONUS LYNDA BARRY!!! Comics, Academia, Motherhood, Hair & More

December 13, 2019
Today on the show, we are thrilled to have Dr. Ebony Flowers join us. 
Dr. Flowers is a cartoonist and ethnographer. She is the author of the book Hot Comb, a collection of "haunting short stories about the Black experience that go far beyond hair and beauty, into issues of race, class, gender, and family bonds". 
She also holds a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she wrote her dissertation as a comic (mostly).
 
She is introduced on today's show by cartoonist & professor Lynda Barry, her colleague & fan. 
Episode #179-LISA CONGDON!!! Finding your Artistic Voice, LIVE in LA!

Episode #179-LISA CONGDON!!! Finding your Artistic Voice, LIVE in LA!

December 6, 2019

Live from the Last Bookstore in LA, it's artist, illustrator and author LISA CONGDON!!!
We interviewed Lisa about her new book, Finding Your Artistic Voice , and talked about time management, creativity, making a living as an artist, AND MORE.
You can find Lisa's books, her store, and more at LisaCongdon.com.

Produced live on the scene by Ponzini Linguini.
Production assistance & heavy lifting by Chris Sutton.

Episode #178-JESSICA LANYADOO!!! Advice, Astrology & MORE.

Episode #178-JESSICA LANYADOO!!! Advice, Astrology & MORE.

November 23, 2019

Today we are delighted to welcome back esteemed guest, astrologer, and psychic medium JESSICA LANYADOO to the show! Jessica joins us to advise listeners about red flags, communication, sex, dating and MORE.

You can pre-order her new book, Astrology For Real Relationships, RIGHT NOW.

Episode #177-Lynda Barry!!!
Episode #176-ESTHER GODOY! Butch is Not a Dirty Word, Astral Projection & Magical dogs

Episode #176-ESTHER GODOY! Butch is Not a Dirty Word, Astral Projection & Magical dogs

November 8, 2019
Today we are bookending our spooky series with a first-person tale of Astral Projection and manifestation from Esther Godoy. Esther also chatted with us about the recent issue of her magazine, Butch Is Not A Dirty Word. 
 
You can get the Mental Health issue of her magazine now at butchisnotadirtyword.com
 
Episode #175-BETH DITTO HALLOWEEN SPECIAL!!!

Episode #175-BETH DITTO HALLOWEEN SPECIAL!!!

October 31, 2019

Today on the show, musician and actress BETH DITTO joins us with two of her most hair-raising stories! We talk ghosts, aliens, conspiracy theories and MORE. Plus! Producer CHRIS SUTTON joins us with a little commentary about his own Olympia alien scares.
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Episode #174-MICHELLE TEA & MORGAN talk about ghosts, vegan thin mints & MORE!!

Episode #174-MICHELLE TEA & MORGAN talk about ghosts, vegan thin mints & MORE!!

October 25, 2019

Today on the show, writer Michelle Tea calls in with a ghost story, and friend to the show Morgan joins me for Top Ten Hijinx, including vegan thin mints, soup talk, Couples Therapy, remembering Kim Shattuck & more.

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Episode #173-LAGUSTA YEARWOOD! Vegan cooking & the TRUTH ABOUT CHOCOLATE

Episode #173-LAGUSTA YEARWOOD! Vegan cooking & the TRUTH ABOUT CHOCOLATE

October 18, 2019
We interviewed LAGUSTA YEARWOOD live at MooShoes in Los Angeles to celebrate the release of her new book, "Sweet + Salty: The Art of Vegan Chocolates, Truffles, Caramels, and More from Lagusta's Luscious."
 
In honor of the spooky Halloween Holiday, we are talking about a horrifying subject: What really goes on at chocolate & sugar plantations, and how to find the most ethical sweets you can.  
 
You can find Lagusta, her chocolates her book and MORE at lagustasluscious.com
 
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