Books Episodes

August 17, 2020

Interview with Richard Kiers, Author of Swindled by Faith

Richard Kiers' book, Swindled by Faith , details growing up as a member of the cult, The Move , and escaping it as a teenager. He discusses being subjected to and witnessing various forms of abuse within the cult; and eventua...

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August 07, 2020

Interview with Jan McInnis, Corporate Comedian and Keynote Speaker

Jan McInnis is a unique comedian, who uses clean humor to showcase the power of comedy in the workplace by speaking at company events throughout the United States. She has written books on her experiences as a standup comedia...

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July 27, 2020

Interview with Paz Ellis, author of Plantains And The Seven Plagues

Paz Ellis is the author of a very touching memoir about her family called Plantains And The Seven Plagues . She discusses growing up with a Cuban father and Dominican mother, cultural differences, conflicts with obtaining an ...

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July 24, 2020

Interview with Nir Bashan, author of The Creator Mindset

Nir Bashan discusses his book, The Creator Mindset , which is out on August 4 through McGraw-Hill Education; and background of consulting brands, celebrities and entrepreneurs. Check out Nir's official website: www.nirbashan....

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July 20, 2020

Interview with Caleb Harris, author of Suffering in Silence: August 15th, 2003

Caleb Harris is an emerging writer from Connecticut and author of the harrowing new novel, Suffering in Silence: August 15th, 2003. He discusses the inspirations behind the book and topical essays from his blog, Unpopular opi...

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June 30, 2020

Interview with journalist/founder of the Center for Contemporary Political Art, Charles Krause, and artist/archivist/chronicler of the Lower East Side, Clayton Patterson

Washington D.C.-based, Charles Krause, and Clayton Patterson from the Lower East Side have a lengthy discussion about surviving Jonestown, Trump's dangerous narcissism, the upcoming election, the recent protests, political un...

Artists Arts Books

June 29, 2020

Interview with Pamela Enz, Julian Voloj, Clayton Patterson and Charles Krause discussing collaborations in theater, graphic novels and political art

This episode features brief appearances from playwright, Pamela Enz, and graphic novel author, Julian Voloj, before artist/archivist/chronicler of the Lower East Side, Clayton Patterson, and journalist/founder of the Center f...

Artists Arts Books Plays

June 23, 2020

Interview with Sarah Relyea, author of the powerful new novel, Playground Zero

Sarah Relyea discusses her novel recently published by She Writes Press called Playground Zero , growing up in California during the counterculture 1960s, her academic career and upcoming writing projects. Click below for Sar...

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June 10, 2020

Interview with Carly Fisher, author of Easy Weekend Getaways in the Hudson Valley & Catskills: Short Breaks from New York City

Super prolific and immensely gifted writer, Carly Fisher, discusses her new travel book, enthusiasm for Upstate New York and cannabis culture. Click the link below to purchase Easy Weekend Getaways in the Hudson Valley & Cats...

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May 25, 2020

Interview with Ellen Levitt, author of the Lost Synagogues of New York City

Ellen Levitt is the author of a trilogy of books covering the Lost Synagogues of New York City , Walking Manhattan and a prolific essay writer. Check out her Facebook page on the Lost Synagogues of New York City: https://www....

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April 21, 2020

Interview with author, John DeSimone, for his latest book, The Road to Delano

California-based author, John DeSimone, is the inaugural guest for the Erratic Dispatches podcast. His latest novel, The Road to Delano, is out now from Rare Bird Books. It explores the history of the Delano Grape Strike in 1...

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January 13, 2020

Essays on the Rise of anti-Semitism and being Jewish in America

The first episode of the second season for the Public Defecations podcast features Jewish-related essays and a new song by Acidgoat. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anc...

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September 23, 2019

The Homeless Crisis In America And Beyond

The eleventh episode of the Public Defecations podcast features essays covering the homeless crisis with music by Acidgoat of Meshuna Music. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. htt...

Books Films

September 11, 2019

Sordid Stories Of Post-9/11 New York City

This tenth episode of the Public Defecations podcast focuses on dark New York City-based tales in a post-9/11 environment, featuring music by Acidgoat of Meshuna Music. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easies...

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September 06, 2019

Essays on Incel Culture and Toxic Masculinity

The eighth episode of the Public Defecations podcast features essays on incel culture and toxic masculinity, featuring music by Acidgoat of Meshuna Music. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make ...

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