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.
In this episode, Nicnac tries to get her head out of the happy clouds long enough to think in the face of the challenges posed by all the things that have happened in her life as of late. Although they feel lucky, they know that they and other divergent people like themselves face a severe uphill battle, particularly in these times. She is continuing her climb up the mountain and hopes you are as well
In this episode, Nicnac talks with her friend Moss Wildwing about a unique Coming Out Day Experience they both had that inspired each other. They go on to talk about being queer, trans, and otherwise divergent in both Chico and San Francisco. They also discuss mental health and psychology. They come to no definite conclusions but they both express much hope and look forward to future conversations and a more positive world heavily influenced by queer culture.
In this episode, Nicnac tells of a new partnership and love that has her crazy twitterpated and happy. She asks listeners to help her get some writing projects finished and work towards seeing her new partner in Seattle. A place she has been homesick for for 10 years anyway.