Auspicious Portent

On this week’s extra special episode, Jon and Megs are joined by Nezo and extra special guest Maxwell, from the Dating and the Big D podcast. Topics include bad dates and other stuff.

photo by Shervin Lainez

This week’s featured song is “Arcade Rambler” by The Budos Band

Appalachian Edging

On this week’s all new episode, Megs, Jon, and Otieno are once again joined by the magnificent Nezu. Topics include Alex Jones on the Joe Rogan Experience, the spreading of misinformation, mosquitoes, and the Cohen hearing.

This week’s featured song is “Dynamite” by Anya Marina. Also, check out her web series, Indie-Pendant Woman on YouTube!

Heat Of The Meat

On this week’s extra special episode of the Secretly Timid Podcast, Megs, Otieno, and Jon are joined by returning guest, Ryan, and extra special guest, video-game designer and artist, Nezu. Nezu shares her experience working in a male-dominated field and how to best communicate with family members with dynamically opposing views. Later, the group discusses the Chicago police department and the abuse of authority.

This week’s featured song is “My Work is Full Of Art” by Pom Poko.

Social Justice Warrior

On this week’s episode of Secretly Timid, Megan, Jon, and Big Ang discuss Galentine’s Day, Big Ang’s interaction with a personal trainer, Jon being called a “cuck,” and Megan has a difficult altercation at work. Later topics shift to the allegations against Ryan Adams and a New Yorker who breaks a shop window to attack a mannequin dressed as President Barack Obama.

photo credit : Sean Mathis

This week’s featured song is, “I Love My Boy” by acclaimed Texas singer-songwriter Matthew Logan Vasquez. His soon-to-be-released new record, LIGHT’N UP, arrives via Dine Alone Records on Friday, February 22.



7 – Oklahoma City, OK – Tower Studio

8 – Davenport, IA – Raccoon Motel

9 – Minneapolis, MN – Icehouse

10 – Chicago, IL – Schubas

11 – Indianapolis, IN – HIFI

13 – Toronto, ON – The Monarch

15 – Boston, MA – Middle East16 – Brooklyn, NY – Rough Trade

17 – Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle

18 – Washington, DC – DC9

20 – Charleston, SC – The Royal American

21 – Decatur, GA – Eddie’s Attic

22 – Nashville, TN – High Watt

24 – Dallas, TX – Kessler Theater

25 – Houston, TX – Heights Theater 


20 – Costa Mesa, CA – The Wayfarer

21 – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar

22 – Los Angeles, CA – Moroccan

25 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst

26 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill

28 – Seattle, WA – The Sunset29 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios


1 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge

2 – Denver, CO – Globe Hall5 – Austin, TX – Scoot Inn 


Cervical Engineer

On this week’s episode, Megs, Jon, and Otieno are joined once again by Brian Harmless. Discussions include cervical engineering, mutations, Virginia, and 2020 candidates for President.

photo credit: Piero F Giunti

This week’s featured song is “Red Hot” by Lola Bates

For Shame

TW/CW : This week’s episode includes an in depth discussion on rape and sexual assault

On this week’s episode of Secretly Timid, Otieno graduates, Jon plays Resident Evil 2, and Megs slices open her thumb. This week’s discussion continues our ongoing discussion on masculinity in society and explores shame and sexual assault.

photo by Lauren J. Andrews

This week’s featured song is “Jacket” by Carsie Blanton

Just Take Out A Loan

On this week’s episode, Jon and Megan talk about their week’s and discuss the temporary end of the shutdown, Democratic hopefuls, and Wilbur Ross.

This week’s featured song of the week is “All Over Now’ by The Cranberries, from the band’s upcoming final album, In the End,which will be released April 26th.

“I can’t think of a more fitting way to commemorate the first anniversary of Dolores’ passing and to celebrate her life than to announce to the world the release of her final album with the band.” 
Eileen O’Riordan, Dolores O’Riordan’s mother

Hard Sticks

On this week’s extra special double-sized episode of Secretly Timid, Megs, Jon, and Otieno are joined by not one…but TWO special guests, musicians Ryan and Emily. This week’s topics include the 19 African-American women elected as judges in Houston, how the alt-right are nesting in YouTube and Tumblr, tribalism, and metal health.

This week’s featured song of the week is, “All That Wanting” by Claire Morales

That’s Not What I Wanted to Do

On this week’s Secretly Timid, Meg’s is absent…or is she? Bleepo is back! And the crew discuss presidential hopefuls, the “wall,” and continues the discussion on masculinity and apologizing.

Some links:

Tim Scott Speaks Out

Gary Webb

What History Teaches Us About Walls

This week’s featured song is “Talk Show Host” by Leeni

2018 Extravaganza

On this week’s very special episode of Secretly Timid, Megs, Jon, and Otieno discuss the highs and lows of 2018, including their favorite films, music, and television programs. And of course, politics

Some Links:

Photo Credit: Tom Edwards

This week’s featured song is “Josephine” by Escort