Podcast

The n+1 podcast is a monthly show of arts, politics, theory, and literature, featuring interviews, readings, stories, and more. Hosted by Elisa Wouk Almino, Moira Donegan, and Eric Wen and engineered by Malcolm Donaldson, the podcast is produced by n+1 magazine. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or copy this URL to subscribe with another podcast client http://feeds.feedburner.com/nplusonemag_podcast.

This episode of the n+1 podcast features interviews with associate editor Richard Beck and author Sheila Heti. First, Richard Beck will talk about his essay in Issue 18 about the childcare sex-abuse hysteria of the 1980s. Then, Sheila Heti discusses her thoughts on writing, friendship, feminism, and more. More…

14 February 2014

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the n+1 podcast presents a special live session of The Help Desk with n+1 advice columnist Kristin Dombek. Listen as Kristin answers real submitted questions from readers about love, communication, and relationships. Read her previous columns for The Help Desk here and submit questions for future columns at askkristin@nplusonemag.com. More…

6 January 2014

The new episode the n+1 podcast brings interviews about art and art criticism for the release of Paper Monument Number Four. First, an interview with Paper Monument editor Dushko Petrovich and contributors Julian Kreimer and Martha Schwendener to discuss politics and art criticism in the contemporary art world. Then, Chris Kraus joins us for an interview to talk about her recent piece in n+1 Issue 17, “Kelly Lake Store,” art communities, and “social practice.” More…

30 October 2013

For a special Halloween episode, the n+1 podcast brings two stories from Issue 17: The Evil Issue. Rebecca Curtis reads from her short story “Fish Rot” and then a radio production of Gregory Moss’s play sixsixsix, directed by Dan Rogers and performed by Adam Mazer, Eileen Meny, and Lizzie Vieh. It’s “spectacularly spooky!” says one co-host. More…

9 August 2013

This month, the n+1 podcast does Sports, with Alice Gregory on the Mavericks surfing competition in Northern California (the subject of her essay in Issue 17); Lizzie Feidelson and Daniel Squire on the Merce Cunningham archives; and a conversation with Keith Gessen and Chad Harbach about sports, sports writing, and n+1‘s most recent softball game against the Paris Review. More…

6 June 2013

This month’s episode of the n+1 podcast features an interview with Moira Weigel on “Sadomodernism” in the films of Michael Haneke and Lars von Trier, a profile of Russian poet-activist Kirill Medvedev, and a conversation with Associate Editor Dayna Tortorici on second-wave feminist Shulamith Firestone. More…

16 April 2013

The n+1 podcast returns with a new monthly podcast of stories, debates, live readings, performances, interviews, and more. This month’s episode features articles from Issue 16: Double Bind, including conversations about cultural sociology with editors Marco Roth and Nikil Saval, Newtown with Rachel Basch, and drumming with Oneida’s John Colpitts. More…

29 March 2013

The n+1 podcast shares a recording of “Debt: Student, Housing, Historical,” the last of four panels at a daylong conference about the ongoing Occupy movement, Occupy Onwards. It featured David Graeber, author of Debt: The First 5,000 Years, Mike Konczal of the Roosevelt Institute, and Brian Kalkbrenner of Occupy Student Debt, and was moderated by Sarah Jaffe of Alternet. More…

1 March 2013

The n+1 podcast shares a recording of “Foreclosures and Resistance,” the third of four panels at a daylong conference about the ongoing Occupy movement, Occupy Onwards. More…

15 February 2013

The second episode to the latest installment of the n+1 podcast, “Lessons From The Past/Possible Futures,” is the second of four panels from the Occupy Onwards conference last December. It featured Ann Snitow of The New School, L.A. Kauffman of the Global Justice Movement, and Yotam Marom of the OW Direct Action WG, and was moderated by Asher Dupuy-Spencer of the OWS Labor OG and CUNY Grad Center. More…

4 February 2013

The latest installment of the n+1 podcast looks back to December 11, to a daylong conference about the ongoing Occupy movement, Occupy Onwards. This, the first of the four panels, was called “The Banks: What Can Be Done?” It featured panelists Julia Ott of The New School, Doug Henwood of Left Business Observer, and Carne Ross of the OWS Alternative Banking Group, and was moderated by n+1 and Occupy Gazette editor Keith Gessen. More…

Liz Hynes speaks with Caleb Crain and Charles Petersen about the NYPL’s Central Library Plan. A public discussion of the subject took place last night, May 22, at the New School’s Theresa Lang Community Center. Panelists included NYPL President Anthony Marx, historian Joan Wallach Scott, and architectural historian Mark Alan Hewitt. More…

Daniel Smith and n+1 editor Keith Gessen talk about Gessen’s article for Vanity Fair, “The Book on Publishing” (October 2011). This article uses Chad Harbach’s book The Art of Fielding as a lens to examine developments in print and electronic publishing. Keith and Daniel discuss what these changes mean for the industry, the authors, and the reading public. More…

In this episode Liz Hynes talks with Chad Harbach about his new novel, The Art of Fielding, exploring themes of mimetic desire, Herman Melville, and male friendship on and off the baseball field. More…

1 November 2011

In this special edition of the n+1 podcast, Liz Hynes sits down with Nathan Schneider of Waging Non-Violence, n+1 editor Charles Peterson, and Sarah Leonard of Dissent and The New Inquiry to discuss Occupy Wall Street. The group explores everything from new tactics of resistance to mainstream media’s obsession with sanitation at Zuccotti Park. More…

Carla Blumenkranz discusses her piece “Captain Midnight.” This unusual portrait follows a young Gordon Lish in the early ’60s as he searches for new talent and struggles to start his career. Siddhartha Deb, author of the recently published nonfiction book, The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India, offers insight into the illusion of wealth and class disparities in globalized India. More…

In this installment of our monthly podcast, Daniel Smith interviews Jo Ann Beard about her recent novel, In Zanesville. Beard, whose last book was the acclaimed essay collection The Boys of My Youth (1998), talks about the merger of fact and fiction, her attempt to write a young-adult novel, her passion for writing about animals and kids, and being a lifelong “sidekick.” More…

In this discussion with author Sam Lipsyte, podcast hosts Liz Hynes and Daniel Smith chronicle Lipsyte’s journey from his role as the “Lead Screamer” for the punk-rock band Dungbeetle to the publication of his third novel, The Ask. They grapple with the central themes in Lipsyte’s work, including gentrification, belonging, and authenticity. More…

We are proud to announce the launch of the n+1 podcast, a monthly conversation on arts, culture, and literature hosted by Liz Hynes and Daniel Smith, and produced in conjunction with the New School and WNSR: New School Radio. The inaugural episode features editor Mark Greif, associate editor Nikil Saval, and contributor Gemma Sieff. More…