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  • Rykarda Parasol #68

    Rykarda Parasol is the author of Aunt Black and Aunt Black Goes To Paris. She’s also an amazing singer and her full length records include The Color of Destruction, Against the […]

  • John Nores – #63, author of Hidden War

    John Nores is the author of Hidden War: How Special Operations Game Wardens Are Reclaiming America’s Wildlands From The Drug Cartels. He was a warden for the Department of Fish and Wildlife […]

  • Jade Chang #62

    Jade Chang is the author of The Wangs vs. the World. She’s also a journalist and a television writer. Chang is the recipient of a Sundance Fellowship for Arts Journalism, […]

  • Brad Warner #61

    Brad Warner is a Soto Zen priest. He is the author of Letters To a Dead Friend About Zen as well as Hardcore Zen, and Sit Down and Shut Up. […]

  • Nicholas Meyer – #54

    Nicholas Meyer is the author of The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols. His previous books include The View From the Bridge: Memories of Star Trek and a Life in Hollywood, […]

  • Madame Pamita – #53

    Madame Pamita is the author of Madame Pamita’s Magical Tarot: Using the Cards to Make Your Dreams Come True. She provides readings and other services here at www.parlourofwonders.com. She’s also […]

  • Megan Monahan – #48

    Megan Monahan is the author of Don’t Hate, Meditate! (5 Easy Practices to Get You Through the Hard Sh*t). She teaches meditation and you can check out her upcoming workshops […]

  • Cat Gwynn – #46

    Cat Gwynn is the author of 10-Mile Radius and an artist and photographer. She has a great story on surviving cancer and how it shifted her life path. Enjoy the show. Drinks […]

  • Patrick O’Neil – #45

    Patrick O’Neil is the author of Gun, Needle, Spoon and is a contributing editor to Sensitive Skin Magazine. He works with Natashia Deon on the project Redeemed, helping rehabilitated felons […]

  • Bruce Ferber – #44

    Bruce Ferber is the editor of the new book, The Way We Work: On The Job In Hollywood, out now on Rare Bird Lit. He’s also the author of Cascade […]

  • Chris L. Terry – #43

    Chris L. Terry is the author of the new novel, Black Card, out now on Catapult Press. He’s also the author of Zero Fade. And, he used to be in […]

  • J. Ryan Stradal – #41

    J. Ryan Stradal is the New York Times best selling author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest. His latest novel is The Lager Queen of Minnesota. Stradal grew up in […]

  • Janet Fitch – #40

    Janet Fitch is the author of White Oleander, Paint It Black, The Revolution of Marina M., and her new novel Chimes of a Lost Cathedral. White Oleander was an Oprah […]

  • Rob Roberge – #39

    Rob Roberge is the author of Liar, a memoir, out now on paperback. His previous books include The Cost of Living, Ludlow, Drive, and More Than They Can Chew. He’s […]

  • Duke Haney – #38

    Duke Haney is the author of Banned For Life, Subversia, and Death Valley Superstars: Occasionally Fatal Adventures in Filmland. He’s also an actor and screenwriter, and, as you’ll hear on […]

  • Maggie Rowe – #37

    Maggie Rowe is the author of Sin Bravely: A Memoir of Spiritual Disobedience. She also produces Sit ‘n’ Spin, the longest running spoken word show every third Thursday on at the […]

  • Dennis Cruz – Ep. #36

    Dennis Cruz is the author of The Beast Is We, Moth Wing Tea, and No One: Poems. During our conversation a wee accident happened on the street in front of […]

  • Alex Espinoza – #35

    Alex Espinoza is author of Cruising: An intimate History of a Radical Pastime coming out on June 4, 2019 on Unnamed Press. He’s also the author of Still Water Saints […]

  • Liza Mandelup – #34

    Liza Mandelup is a documentary filmmaker. Her film, Jawline, premiered at Sundance Film Festival and screened at the San Francisco International Film Festival in 2019. The film follows 16-year-old Austyn […]

  • Saskia Vogel – Ep. #32

    Saskia Vogel is the author of the novel, Permission. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and now resides in Berlin. Vogel worked as Granta magazine’s global publicist and […]

  • C. J. Farley – Ep. #31

    C. J. Farley is the author of Game World, Kingston by Starlight, and My Favorite War. He wrote the best-selling biographies Aaliyah: More Than a Woman and Before the Legend: […]

  • Rheea Mukherjee – Ep. #30

    Rheea Mukherjee is the author of The Body Myth. It’s her debut novel on Unnamed Press and it’s awesome. Rheea spent her childhood in the US and her teens in […]

  • Michael Marcus – Ep. #29

    Michael Marcus is the author of #1 Son and Other Stories on Punk Hostage Press. One of the main takeaways from this fantastic confessional is that you shouldn’t smoke crack. […]

  • Jack Grisham – Ep. #28

    Jack Grisham is the author of An American Demon: A Memoir, Code Blue: A Love Story, A Principle of Recovery, and I Wish There Were Monsters. He’s also the founder […]

  • Ayser Salman – Ep. #27

    Ayser Salman is the author of The Wrong End of the Table: A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying to Fit in. She is also […]

  • Allan MacDonell – Ep. #26

    Allan MacDonell is the author of Punk Elegies: True Tales of Death Trip Kids, Wrongful Sex, and Trial by Angel Dust, Now That I Am Gone: A Memoir Beyond Recall, […]

  • Mitchell S. Jackson – Ep. #25

    Mitchell S. Jackson is the author of Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family. He’s also the author of The Residue Years and winner of a 2016 Whiting Award. Survival […]

  • Irvine Welsh – Ep. #24

    Irvine Welsh is the author of Dead Man’s Trousers. It’s the final chapter of the saga of the characters from Trainspotting. Trainspotting was made into a film, you know. There’s also […]

  • Porangui – Ep. #23

    Poranguí is a musician, healer, and producer. Check out his self-titled album as well as the companion record Guided Journey. “He lives in service to pachamama as an artist and […]

  • Charlie Jane Anders – Ep. #22

    Charlie Jane Anders is the author of The City in the Middle of the Night. Her previous books include Choir Boy and All the Birds in the Sky. Her novelette […]

  • Lee Goldberg – Ep. #21

    Lee Goldberg‘s latest book is Killer Thriller. It’s the sequel to True Fiction. Both books are fantastic reads as Goldberg is a master of his craft. He’s written too many […]

  • Gabriel Hart and Lydia Millet – Ep. #20

    Gabriel Hart is the frontman of the band Jail Weddings. His twin novellas Virgins In Reverse & The Intrusion was released last month on Traveling Shoes Press and includes a forward by Tav […]

  • Delfin Vigil and Ned Vizzini – Ep. #19

    Delfin Vigil is the author of Death of a Newspaper Man and Nikko: Concrete Commando. He’s also an ex-Jehovah’s Witness and was a features writer and editor at the San Francisco Chronicle […]

  • Jerry Minor and Amy Sedaris Ep. #18

    Jerry Minor is an actor and comedian. He’s also an ex-Jehovah’s Witness, so, we talk a lot about that and how he has been able to thrive after suffering major […]

  • Hugh Patterson and Michael Muhammad Knight Ep. #17

    Hugh Patterson is a chess master, a chess instructor, a writer, and his moniker is Johnny Genocide. As Mr. Genocide, he’s best known for the band No Alternative. He’s a cancer […]

  • Alexander Hacke Danielle de Picciotto Blixa Bargeld – Ep. #16

    hackedepicciotto are Alexander Hacke and Danielle de Picciotto. Their music and utterly amazing, so check them out as they tour the West Coast the rest of the month. Hacke is […]

  • Jay London and Edward Furlong Ep. #15

    Jay London is a stand-up comic. He was on two seasons of the TV show Last Comic Standing and his other credits include The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The […]

  • Scot Sothern and William T. Vollmann Ep. #14

    Scot Sothern is the author of Curb Service: A Memoir, Streetwalkers, and Big City. He’s also a photographer and his portraits of sex workers have been shown in galleries around […]

  • Jim Ruland and Marky Ramone Ep. #13

    Jim Ruland is the author of Forest of Fortune and co-author of My Damage with Keith Morris. He’s also a long time contributor to Razorcake and runs the reading series Vermon […]

  • Gabriela Herstik and Wesley Strick Ep. #12

    Gabriela Herstik is a writer, fashion alchemist, and witch. She is the author of Inner Witch: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Craft. She also writes for Nylon and HelloGiggles. […]

  • Stephen Jay Schwartz and Bent Hamer Ep. #11

    Stephen Jay Schwartz is the editor of Hollywood vs. the Author, stories behind the scenes from those who have experienced what has been called development hell. He’s also the author […]

  • Stuttering John Melendez and Adrian Belic Ep. #10

    Stuttering John Melendez is famous for his crazy hijinks on The Howard Stern Show and later for joining The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. His book Easy For You To […]

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