Interview Podcasts

Interview and Reading Podcast with Kevin Maloney, by Jim Ruland

Jim Ruland, Razorcake contributor and host of Vermin on the Mount, interviews Portland writer Kevin Maloney. They discuss Kevin’s writing process and how he managed to write a novella in under two weeks. After a short conversation, Kevin reads from his work-in-progress, Getting Over Wendy.

Interview Podcast with Patrick O’Neil, by Todd Taylor

Author Patrick O’Neil was at the epicenter of punk rock in San Francisco at the end of the ‘70s and early ‘80s. He was the road manager of the Dead Kennedys, TSOL, Flipper, and The Subhumans (U.K.). He was also a heroin addict and a bank robber. Gun Needle Spoon is his highly recommended memoir.

Interview Podcast with Yhivi, by Sean Arenas and Nikki Fox

Yhivi, an ex-porn performer, reflects on her experiences in (and out of) the adult film industry and the many challenges of sex work.

Interview Podcast with Kevin Dunn, author of Global Punk, by Todd Taylor and Matthew Hart

Tired of the dominant punk narrative? Listen to this discussion with Kevin Dunn about his book Global Punk: Resistance and Rebellion in Everyday Life. It does ultimate service to the title and subtitle, proving that current-day punk is global, powerful, empowering, and valid.

Interview Podcast with Rival Mob by Todd Taylor and Madeline Bridenbaugh

Thuggy hardcore made by older guys; that’s Rival Mob in a nutshell.

Western Addiction Podcast Interview by Todd Taylor and Clara Acosta [revised]

Western Addiction is a band that exists in the gaps. Between Black Flagian hardcore and Black Sabbathian hard rock. Between Bad Religion’s “what the fuck was that word?” and Motörhead’s lizard brain motto of “Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” The words are compelling, the beat undeniable.

Chris Gethard Podcast Interview (with full text) by Kurt Morris

“I got exposed to punk so young that it felt like a skeleton key, if that makes sense. If there’s a thing I think should exist and has a right to exist, then I’m going to find a way to make it exist.” –Chris Gethard

Tyson “Chicken” of Dead To Me Podcast Interview by Todd Taylor and Clara Acosta

Here are the Cliff’s Notes: I quote Chicken to himself from 2009 and 2016. We both agree that with advanced age, it’s good to get some stretching in. To eat food. To drink water. To take showers. And to wash your D.A.R.E. shirt.

Amanda Kirk and Liz Prince Interview Podcast by Donna Ramone

Veteran Razorcake comic creators Liz Prince (Tomboy, the very funny autobiographical comics that come right before Rev Nørb’s column) and Amanda Kirk (Known as Nation of Amanda and mother of the happiest small human you ever did see) are hitting the big time with their new monthly comic book, Coady and the Creepies.

Interview Podcast with Joe Bray-Ali, by Kat Jetson and Todd Taylor

Razorcake’s mission statement has always been that it provides consistent coverage of do-it-yourself punk culture. “We believe in positive, progressive, community-friendly DIY punk. We do our part.” And in that vein, so does Joe Bray-Ali—a grassroots activist running for Los Angeles City Council, District 1. If you simply swap out the punk for bicycles and politics, you essential have two very similar action plans.