In this episode Nicnac laments the needless pressure caused by the many ‘stress gates’ they are navigating through and hopes that their work and the work of others may eventually lead to a less hostile world for divergent people like themselves
Note: Nicnac is still having adudo difficulties; they did their best in the edit and are working to resolve them. Your patience is appreciated!
In this episode, Nicnac offers some sage advice on gender transitions,integrity, life and neurodivergence as they continue to try to hold themselves together. “If you’re going through hell keep on going”.
In this episode Nicnac turns her attention to the insincerity she perceives in many of the winter holiday traditions. She deduces that this behavior is driven by guilt and suggests an alternate course of action amidst her struggle to save money and keep her momentum.
In this episode Nicnac tries to challenge themselves and listeners to do better than Thanksgiving and the way we are supposed to spend the holiday. Nicnac impresses the importance of holding ourselves and our ancestors accountable for our atrocities and failings in the never ending pursuit of a world, species, and life that sucks less.
As Nicnac is still in Seattle, she opts to focus this episode on SimCity and Cities:Skylines and how using these software toys might help inspire one to think about communities in ways outside of the western colonial norm. Nicnac hopes this episode may serve as a kind of bridge connecting FSRideAlong and other simulation games content to the rest of her long-running podcast.
In this episode, Nicnac reports from Seattle where they are experiencing a very potent mix of old memories and new experiences with their partner after enduring a harrowing Greyhound bus trip from hell. They remind both themselves and their listeners of the importance of connection and the solace and safety the right connection can offer in the face of the harsh outside world.