Promo – August 24, 2016

Scott C pays tribute to the recently deceased John McLaughlin – the only way he knows how.

Episode 58 – Trish Hopkinson!

On your marks. Get set. Podcast. Episode 58 is here! Trish Hopkinson is a busy blogger and poet. But she takes some time to stop by and discuss memorable movie characters, what it’s like to volunteer at Sundance, and how Utah is not a punchline.

To keep up with all of Trish’s efforts, check out Rock Canyon Poets, Provo Poetry, and her personal blog. (And check out this local coverage of the famed “Poetball” machine!)

Episode 58


Promo – August 10, 2016

Scott C is competing in the “Podcasting Olympics.” But he is not immune to sappy network reality TV style coverage.

Episode 57 – Kristin LaTour!

Get ready, because poet Kristin LaTour is on the show! In this wide-ranging interview, she and Scott C wrap their heads around Minnesota’s love of meat raffles, the Mall of America, and expensive purses. And Kristin explains how she would improve baseball games.

And don’t forget to pick up your copy of What Will Keep Us Alive, available now from Sundress Publications!Episode 57


Promo – July 27, 2016

Scott C “simplifies” things in this week’s SAFTAcast promo.


This promo uses “Sekuntikello, sekundaattori, tikitys / Stopwatch, start, tick, stop, interior,” a clip uploaded by user “YleArkisto” at It is used under a Creative Commons 3.0 license can can be downloaded here.

Promo – July 13, 2016

To announce next week’s guest, Scott C plays that augmented-reality game everybody’s been talking about the past week.

Couple credits:

Special thanks to T.A. Noonan for her inspiration (and knowledge!) when making this one.

This promo uses “marche1.wav,” a clip uploaded by user “Aristie” at It is used under a Creative Commons 3.0 license can can be downloaded here.

Episode 56 – Neil Aitken RETURNS!

Summer is the best time for reunions. On this episode, poet and editor Neil Aitken returns to the show. He tells us how his dissertation went, an interesting job he did, and his latest projects – including his upcoming foray into podcasting!

Pick up Neil’s chapbook, Leviathan, available now from Hyacinth Girl Press, and do check out Have Book, Will Travel.

Episode 56


Promo – June 29, 2016!

Next week’s guest is revealed. But first, a summer monologue.

Episode 55 – Chen Chen!

Here comes another SAFTAcast, believe it. Who is poet Chen Chen’s favorite Buffy character? What makes Twin Peaks so watchable? And if you visit China, where should you definitely eat? The answers to these questions – and many more – will surprise you here in Episode 55!

And to keep up with all things Chen Chen, bookmark his website.

Episode 55


Promo – June 15, 2016

New promo day! Today, Scott C teaches us how to make a classic summer treat!


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