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! 

Episode #82-SHARK TANK with Jill Soloway & Isaac Soloway-Strozier!!

September 29, 2017

Today we break form to give you the long scoop on getting to meet every shark from the ABC show, Shark Tank, and the big surprise at which one I liked the most. Featuring guests Jill Soloway & Isaac Soloway-Strozier.


Episode #81-JILLIAN TAMAKI & Morgan Food Reviews!

September 22, 2017

Illustration, Professional Practices, the Hazards of Perfectionism and MORE with “Skim” & “This One Summer" co-author Jillian Tamaki.

Check out her new book “Boundless” with Drawn & Quarterly.

BONUS: series regular Morgan brings us some new & interesting foods to try. 


Episode #80-BETH PICKENS & VEGAN (punishment)FOOD REVIEWS!

September 15, 2017

Arts consultant Beth Pickens joins NJG for advice about activism, social media, art, support, and life during fascism. (@bethpickensconsulting)
Then series regular Morgan returns with vegan food bars for a taste test extravaganza!!' Tune in.


Episode #78-EMIL FERRIS!!!!

August 4, 2017

Emil Ferris (author of My Favorite Thing Is Monsters) joins me in front of a live CCA audience for an educational talk about writing, witchcraft, and the magnet that lives inside of you. Tune In.