Jim Nog Pod

Jim Nog Pod


Latest Episodes

016: A Seventh-day Adventist, a Muslim, and an Agnostic Walk into a Bar . . .
July 16, 2018

Featuring Jose Luis Reyes and Noman Jalal

Jim Nog Reads
May 30, 2018

"Homesick"

015: Like a Nerdfest
April 22, 2018

Featuring Seko 1844 and Zar of the Moon

014: Krystyna Matczak
March 12, 2018

Krystyna Matczak is an educator and writer. She earned her MFA from City College of New York, and she currently teaches orphans in Iraq for the non-profit: World Academy of Development. We discuss, among other topics, acclimating to a new, vastly...

013: What Parkland Has to Do with Young Men, and How to Help Them
February 18, 2018

This episode's guest is Miguel, an educator and thinker, holding degrees in psychology and in philosophy. He also goes by the alias Megalith X, in reference to Neolithic stones that stand like gravestones and to Derrida, who speaks of the arbitrary...

012: White-ish
January 28, 2018

This episode features a conversation with host Jim Noguera, musician Marcos de Jesus and literature student Jaroslav Grytsayo about race, identity, and identity politics. It was originally a four-person conversation, but one of the participants...

011: Daniel Yousef Tehrani
November 22, 2017

Daniel Yousef Tehrani (FB: @yousefsong) is a singer and musician, as well as a teacher and tutor of English and writing. We sit down to chat about, among other topics, music and its effect on people, his formative years, and his influences. He even...

010: Dominick Gaffney
October 29, 2017

Dominick Gaffney (IG: @nyl22) is former VP of student government at Bronx CC. He comes back to the Pod to discuss, among other things: working at BCC's Writing Center, relationships and breakups, Trump, and making America better . . . again.  You...

009: Rebecca YS Perez
September 30, 2017

Rebecca YS Perez (@writer.rebeccaysperez, IG) is a spoken word artist and writer. She recently self-published a book titled I Hope You Fall in Love: A Collection of Poetry and Prose. We talk over Skype with regards to the book, her writing process,...

008: Sam Kimball
September 10, 2017

Sam Kimball (@sammytheoutlaw, IG) is a freelance journalist currently based in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. He joins me via FaceTime. We discuss such issues as the state of independent journalism in the Kurdistan Region, the difference between...