July 12, 2019
"Everything makes me more, nothing makes me less."
Mona Tavakoli is the co-director of the LA Rock Camp for Girls, a social justice organization dedicated to empowering girls through music.
On this episode, we talk about being a mascot, role modeling, and how you can support Rock Camp without being a musician.
When she is not wearing a pizza beret at Rock Camp, Mona is a touring musician and plays with the bands Raining Jane, Jason Mraz and living legend, Ebi.
She even has her own cajon!!!
Watch a video of Mona here:
July 6, 2019
Today on the show we have authors Michelle Tea & Beth Pickens join NJG to talk about creating new spaces and community. We talk about tours, money, how to choose where to put your energy, flossing, self promotion and MORE.
June 28, 2019
Today we discuss COWS vs. HORSES, shave ice, antiquated food manners, up-to-date dog manners, and the trouble with crystals mining. With my guests Michelle Tea, Dawn Riddle, and Isaac Soloway Strozier.
June 21, 2019
This week we talk about the soy creamer drought, AND we try fishless fish sticks, french onion dip, Pu-erh root beverage, peanut butter on garlic bagels, Vegan Cookies, accidental DOG FOOD, and MORE.
June 14, 2019
Today on Sagittarian Matters, friend to the show Beth Pickens and I discuss our queerest obsession, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, in a very special Pride Month edition.
PLUS! Fan Favorite Morgan joins me to answer listener advice questions on gender Etiquette, Making Friends as an Adult, Partnership,Finding a job & MORE.
May 31, 2019
On today's episode, we welcome queer cartoonist & sex educator Archie Bongiovanni to the mobile studio to chat about The Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns, Greasebats, sex toys & advice.
"Hitachi Magic Wands want to drag you to hell with them."
You can find them on instagram @babywrist, or order their books now at Powells.com
May 24, 2019
Today we talk about writing, community, diva cups, professional practices, astrology and MORE in a very special In-Conversation with Mariko Tamaki (Skim, This One Summer) recorded LIVE at the Queers & Comics Conference in New York.
Mariko has a new graphic novel out RIGHT NOW, "Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me" (with artist Rosemary Valero-O’Connell) and you should run, don't walk, to get it from your local comics retailer.
May 18, 2019
Today on the show we are delighted to have Professor Karen Tongson with us to discuss karaoke, queerness, representation, and her new book, “Why Karen Carpenter Matters”.
PLUS, in a bonus clip, we talk about our mutual obsession with the Amazing Race.
May 10, 2019
Today we welcome back Friend-to-the-Show Rocco Kayiatos to answer some advice questions about transness, dating, and to chat about his new project, Camp Lost Boys, a summer camp for and by men of trans experience. Along the way we review chaga-cinnos, talk about cadaver dogs, Ponyo chimes in, we talk about how to approach people with constructive criticism, AND MORE.
Find Rocco at RoccoKayiatos.com,
and use offer code CLBFRIEND at CampLostBoys.org for $25 OFF at sign-up!