Sagittarian Matters
Episode #148-MICHELLE TEA!!! Advice, anti-racism, weddings, breakups and MORE!!

Episode #148-MICHELLE TEA!!! Advice, anti-racism, weddings, breakups and MORE!!

February 22, 2019

Today on Sagittarian Matters, we welcome writer and regular Michelle Tea to the show to answer your questions about weddings, white supremacy, current events, breakups and MORE. Also please enjoy a squirrel update and the sound of producer Ponyo gently snoring.

 

Episode #147-YASMINE DIAZ & AKINA COX!!! Talking about secrets, estrangement, cults, religion, zines & MORE.

Episode #147-YASMINE DIAZ & AKINA COX!!! Talking about secrets, estrangement, cults, religion, zines & MORE.

February 15, 2019
Today we are over the moon to welcome artists Yasmine Diaz & Akina Cox to the show on the occasion of their new zine, "Sleepwalking Towards the Exit". We talk about religion, estrangement, cults, representation, insular conservative communities, safety, imposter syndrome and MORE! 
 
You can hear them read THIS SUNDAY at Other Books in Boyle Heights (otherbooksla.com) , or order their zine: https://franklinpress.bigcartel.com/product/sleepwalking-towards-the-exit
 
Find them on instagram: @yasmine.diaz  @akinacox 
Episode #146-BETH PICKENS gives ADVICE on making art during grief, while getting an MFA, applying for grants & MORE!!

Episode #146-BETH PICKENS gives ADVICE on making art during grief, while getting an MFA, applying for grants & MORE!!

February 1, 2019

We are delighted to welcome back Tier 1 Friend-to-the-Show BETH PICKENS, author of "Your Art Will Save Your Life", to answer listener questions on what to do if you are disgruntled with your MFA Program, how to make art during grief, how to support grieving friends, applying for grants and MORE. Bonus: Beth lets us in on her controversial system of putting her friends into tiers, including the dreaded "Acquaintance Radius". You will not want to miss this!!

Episode #145-ALISON BECHDEL discusses family, memoir, grief & more.

Episode #145-ALISON BECHDEL discusses family, memoir, grief & more.

January 25, 2019

Today on the podcast, we welcome Alison Bechdel back to the show!

Alison is the author of Fun Home, Are You My Mother? and Dykes to Watch Out For. 

She joined NJG to discuss family, memoir, grief, social media, and MORE. 

 

You can find an illustrated excerpt of this interview in the Nib's Family Issue. 

https://membership.thenib.com/

Episode #144-ADVICE & WEIRD VEGAN FOOD! Romance, Lentil Rice, Banh Mi & MORE with NJG & Morgan!!

Episode #144-ADVICE & WEIRD VEGAN FOOD! Romance, Lentil Rice, Banh Mi & MORE with NJG & Morgan!!

January 18, 2019
Today on the show we deliver good news, bad news, a food review, friend to the show Morgan, and some advice. 
Featuring Banza Lentil Rice, Vegan Banh Mi, Chickpea Tofu, Boundaries, news involving Alison Bechdel, Queer Abby, Ponzini Linguini AND MORE. 
Tune in. 
 
Episode #143-LAGUSTA YEARWOOD! Recipes, Annoying Vegans, Advice & MORE.

Episode #143-LAGUSTA YEARWOOD! Recipes, Annoying Vegans, Advice & MORE.

January 11, 2019

Today on the Splendid Sagittarian Table, we welcome LAGUSTA “Umami” YEARWOOD back to the show in honor of NJG’s 22nd vegan anniversary to talk about…. VEGAN FOOD. 

 

We give recipes, talk vegan travel, etiquette around shade and unsolicited advice, our favorite restaurants in NY, Portland, LA, advice about knives, miso, fermented foods AND MORE. 

Enjoy.

 

You can find lagusta at lagustasluscious.com

and use the code SAGITTARIAN for 10% off!!! 

 

p.s. 

Go to vegetariancalculator.com or vegancalculator.com to calculate how many animal you have not eaten! 

Episode #142-LIZZY COOPERMAN!!! Comedy, emojis, Christmas, Lyme Disease & MORE!

Episode #142-LIZZY COOPERMAN!!! Comedy, emojis, Christmas, Lyme Disease & MORE!

January 4, 2019

Today we welcome comedian, actor & writer LIZZY COOPERMAN to the studio to chat about a humid Christmas, crying emojis, comedy, Lyme Disease, misadventures in modeling and MORE.

Find her debut comedy album, Organism, on iTunes or via LizzyCooperman.com right NOW.

Episode #141-REED ERICKSON with DR. SUSAN STRYKER & CHRIS VARGAS!!

Episode #141-REED ERICKSON with DR. SUSAN STRYKER & CHRIS VARGAS!!

December 21, 2018
Today on Sagittarian Matters we present trans history, dolphin communication, philanthropy, respectability politics and MORE as Dr. Susan Stryker and Chris Vargas discuss REED ERICKSON.
 
A link to Chris’s video on Reed Erickson:
 
 
 
Episode #140-BETH PICKENS Holiday Survival Guide Special!!!

Episode #140-BETH PICKENS Holiday Survival Guide Special!!!

December 14, 2018
Today on the show we answer the question HOW CAN I SURVIVE A VISIT WITH MY FAMILY with Friend To The Podcast & Capricorn expert, Beth Pickens. 
We talk being queer, vegan, political, boundaried and MORE. 
 
Find Beth at @bethpickensconsulting on instagram, or take her Getting Real With Money workshop at https://womenscenterforcreativework.com/events/getting-real-with-money-in-2019/
 
 
 
Episode #139-BETH PICKENS & ARIEL SCHRAG: Glasses, Neuroses & Money!!

Episode #139-BETH PICKENS & ARIEL SCHRAG: Glasses, Neuroses & Money!!

December 7, 2018
On today's show we talk (again???) about GLASSES, attitudes about money and aging, self worth, neuroses, and MORE with my guests Beth Pickens (Your Art Will Save Your Life) and Ariel Schrag (Part of It). 
Tune in.