For episode 10 of Missing Words, we sat down with NYC council member Justin Brannan. In the episode, we discussed how the punk and hardcore shape his political views, staying motivated and involved in your local community, the importance of including vegetarian & vegan lifestyle changes in the Green New Deal, the therapeutic nature of Megadeth, and more.
In episode 9, we sat down with author Mychal Denzel Smith. The Brooklyn-based author has his worked published in numerous publications like The New York Times, the Paris Review, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Bleacher Report, The Nation, and so many more. In 2016, he released the book Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education.
In episode 8, we sat down with Mayor Ted Terry of Clarkston, GA to discuss the importance of voting, making Clarkston friendly and open to each and every kind of person regardless of sexual orientation, race, or religious beliefs, his fight for the decriminalization of marijuana, and much more.
For episode 7 of Missing Words, we sat down with author/journalist Jessica Hopper. We discussed her memoir “Night Moves,” what keeps her in Chicago, the grittiness of the Midwest, the parallels between the early 2000s and now, and much more.
In episode three, we sat down with artist and former manager of the Clash, Kosmo Vinyl. We discuss his new project the Cisco Kid vs Donald Trump, fighting fascism with art, the impact and influences of living in NYC for 30 years, how Joe Strummer would have reacted to Trump, and much more.
In this episode two, we sat down with Lauren Denitzio of the band Worriers. In this episode, we discuss making music during Trump, meeting allies on the road, and allowing yourself to be cynical yet positive through artistic expressions.