The Girl With The Cello In The Pope Mobile

On this week’s show, Jon has a good week, Ryan has a strange week, and Megs forgets to call back.

This week’s featured song of the week is “Never Know” by Thunderpussy

Or Whatever

On this week’s special episode of Secretly Timid, Jon wins a poker tournament, Megs eats at Chili’s, Otieno gets passionate about anti-abortion legislation, and special guest Ryan has a difficult altercation with a neighbor.

Some light reading material:

The Russian “Fire hose of Falsehood” propaganda model

Agnotology and Epistemolical Fragmentation

This week’s featured song is “Hotel Last Resort” by Violent Femmes


On this week’s podcast, Jon gets flooded, Megs gets interviewed, and Otieno gets a massage. Hot topics include facial recognition may have led to a false arrest, a feminist interpretation of the Medusa myth, and whether or not incarcerated people should have the right to vote.

This week’s featured song is “LOVE&JETT” by Guitar Wolf

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

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


Happy Easter (or that one where kids unknowingly play with fertility symbolism).

On this week’s episode, Megan is told to smile, Otieno get’s pulled over, and Sarah may or may not have a stalker…

This week’s Hot Topics (and other points of discussion) include:

This week’s featured song is “Running Away” by the Orange Peels


Men Need to Hear Themselves Talk


On this week’s episode of Secretly Timid, the cast sits down and chats with noise artist/poet/activist/artist Lauren Belmore. Discussions include polyamory, satire, Denton v Austin v Dallas v Houston, and censorship. Lauren closes the show with sharing one of their poems.


This week’s featured song is Giving Her More by Chapell from the Album, The Redhead’s Allegations which will be released March 4th!

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Haven’t You Ever Been Spontaneous?

Havent You Ever

On this week’s episode- Nan, Brian, and Jon discuss the James Blake situation, the Kim Davis situation, the defund Planned Parenthood situation, dealing with internet Trump supporters, and what constitutes “consent.” They also discuss Damon Wayans’ comments regarding Bill Cosby, and close the show with some crazy crime stories. By the by- we will begin going back to a weekly schedule starting September 27!

DFeverThis week’s featured song is Tokay by Dengue Fever



Episode 169 : LGBTQQIAA Fest

169On this very special episode of Secretly Timid, Nan and Jon are joined by transgender comedian Jeffrey Jay. Jeffrey tells his story and shares some insight on issues that affect our transgender brothers and sisters.

RCThis week’s featured song is “Bathtubs” by Royal Canoe. It is off their album, Today We’re Believers, which is available for pre-order.