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EPISODES

"Two Fathers Talk Autism"

Guy Shahar, Father & Autism Advocate

Guy Shahar is one of those men. He’s one of those fathers who won’t stop. He’s one of those fathers who loves his child and life and all those things good in the ...

"Dr. Bea Does The Enneagram"

Dr. Beatrice Chestnut, Psychotherapist & Coach

In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” entitled, “Dr. Bea Does The Ennegram,” and recorded May 30, 2017, The Citizen and psychotherapist and coach Dr. Beatrice ...

"Nina And Ernest Get Off"

Nina Hartley and Ernest Greene, Porn Power Couple & Sex Educators

Nina Hartley and Ernest Greene are the “power couple of porn,” which only makes sense given their shared love of BDSM and human sexuality. Nina and Ernest join ...

"The Libertarian Delivers"

Sean Haugh, Politician & Delivery Man

Is the saying “give me liberty or give me death” about divorce or standing in line at Walmart? Is money the root of all evil or just the evil in our political ...

"A Soulful Tongue"

Emily Musolino, Singer & Songwriter

On this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” The Citizen interviews the multi-talented singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Emily Musolino. Emily deflowers The Citizen and ...

"Tits for Money"

Jaded Dawn, Stripper & Fetishist

As everyone knows, there’s not a pair of tits The Citizen doesn’t like, sometimes especially his man boobs. Not that he can find the right bra to hoist ...

"Paint It Flat"

Scott Nurkin, Musician & Journalist

When he was young and gorgeous and could keep the beat (out of his pants) many moons ago, The Citizen and Mick Jagger were standing on a New York City ...

"Jesus H., Doctor"

Larry D. Reid, Entertainer & Songwriter

In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” The Citizen and guest Seth Goldman – The Citizen’s oldest friend (not agewise) discuss old times, old comedians ...

"A Punk In My Soup"

Scott Crawford, Filmmaker & Author

In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” Ever go to a restaurant and there’s actually a fly in your soup? And you want to say something, but you feel like a punk for ...

"Play It Even Louder"

Brad Tolinski, Music Journalist & Enthusiast

If there’s anyone who knows about screaming and about screaming guitar, it would be The Citizen. Ever since he was an impressionable teenager, he’s given  ...

"Those Cups Runneth Over"

Jaded Dawn, Stripper & Adult Model

Have you ever just wanted to unwrap walnuts, squeeze a banana, undo a fly, grab two melons with your fingers, and say, “Baby, what succulent fruit?” ...

"The Jew In The Coal Mine"

 Ken Friedman, Father & Friend

As every Jew across the world knows, there is always an oven waiting – not at Lowe’s, not at the pizza place down the block – but at some camp where ...

"Slow Food And Grit"

Bill Donovan, Chef & Entrepreneur

Whether you want to believe it or not or whether you see it or not, we live not only in a fast food era, we live in an era when everything is pretty much as fake  ...

"She's Not Joking"

Priyanka Wali, Physician & Comedienne

A man goes to a doctor and says he can’t pee. The doctor says, “How old are you?” The man replies, “86.” The doctor says, “You peed enough.” jokes like that ...

"Pink Molotovs"

Lady Pink, Artist & Graffiti Pioneer

As a famous Nobel Prize-winning civil rights prosecutor once wrote, sometimes it feels like you’re playing in the ghetto and it ain’t much fun, and the fun you have ...

"In Someone Else's Brain"

Tom Murray, Writer, Producer & Director

If you’ve never seen a ghost, sit in a parking lot outside a mall in the U.S. and look at your fellow Citizens walking around pretending they have problems. But ...

"Thine Inconvenient Truth"

Roger Harris, Author & Activist

This episode of “I Am Citizen Abels” features guest Roger Harris. Roger and The Citizen pause (many times) to reflect on nature, nurture, American women ...

"I Plead The First"

Mark Barroso, Journalist & Sound Engineer

Mark Barroso is an official pain-in-the-ass (that hyphenation was copy edited because of Mark’s insistence on AP style writing even when he’s talking about ...

"The Rattle Of The Bulge"

Nina Hartley, Porn Star & Sex Educator

The Citizen is coming. The Citizen is coming. Jesus. Jesus. Give me a cigarette. That’s because on this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” The Citizen speaks ...

"The Chicken Provides"

Seth Goldman, Poet & Cabdriver

In this episode of “I Am Citizen Abels,” The Citizen and guest Seth Goldman – The Citizen’s oldest friend (not agewise) discuss old times, old comedians ...