Joy Sandwich
Episode 046: Cartooning with Grant Snider

On Episode 46 of the Joy Sandwich podcast, Jessica and Non invite cartoonist Grant Snider into the joy den to discuss Cartooning! Grant is an amazing cartoonist! We chat with him about the process of cartooning, the balancing act between his creative efforts and fatherhood/orthodontics, what inspires him to keep producing wonderful stuff on a consistent basis, crowdfunding in the creative world, and so much more! If you're into creative things and thought-provoking cartoons, you'll find joy in this episode! Thanks to Grant for being on the show, and thanks to you for listening!

And as always, embrace your joy!

Show Notes:

  • WHAT WE'VE BEEN WATCHING: the chilling and cleverly written Bone Tomahawk, the funny, easily binge-able Mozart in the Jungle
  • GRANT SNIDER: Follow Grant's amazing work at!
  • CARTOONING: One of Grant's current favs, Por Liniers; the New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast (and her morbid and hilarious Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?); jetpack enthusiast and cartoonist Tom Gauld;
  • STICKERS: Want a free Grant Snider-designed and 'tooned Joy Sandwich sticker? Let us know on Twitter @joysandwich!

Interior Life by Grant Snider of Incidental Comics

Direct download: 46_Episode_046__Cartooning_with_Grant_Snider.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 5:00am PDT

On Episode 45 of the Joy Sandwich podcast, Non and Jessica think back on 2015 and discuss some of their most joyful memories! From their favorite television shows and books to their most memorable trips! Don't miss out on their Top 5 Movies of 2015 lists too!

Show Notes:

  • The Revenant mini-review: "way too many sky shots"
  • Spider-Woman by Dennis Hopeless: "amazing"
  • The Deadly Class by Rick Remender: "Reagan era hitkids"
  • Favorite things: comics, books, tv, Top 5 movies, camping, trips!
  • Your Favorite things: We have your clips! Thanks to Mindy (@HolaMindy), John (@JohnJackSlick), Vern (@VideoVangaurd), and JD (@RealJDDuran) for sending in your 2015 joys! You guys are the best!

Thanks so much for listening!

And as always, embrace your joy!

- Jessica and Non

Direct download: 45_Episode_045__Favorite_Things_of_2015.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 5:54am PDT

Glug glug! On Episode 44 of the Joy Sandwich podcast, Non and Jessica invite their dear pal and whiskey aficionado Jake to discuss DRINKING! They get into some fun and embarassing drinking stories by playing a drinking game (found on BuzzFeed, #7). Jake gets silly, Jessica tells us of her sexcapades, and Non mixes up real life with fiction! The answer to your question about whether or not you can play along with us as we make fools of ourselves is a most joyful yes! Thank you to Jake for joining us in joy central, and thanks to you wonderful joy mongers for listening!

You can follow the show on Twitter @joysandwich and on! You can follow Jessica on Twitter @readschmead, Non @subjectplusverb, and Jake, our guest, @FakeBookCovers!

And as always, embrace your joy!

Show Notes

  • What We're Watching: Jessica Jones, The Hateful Eight, The Flash
  • What We're Reading: the terrifying Bedlam
  • Drinking Games: Play here!

Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed the show, please leave us a joyful rating and review in iTunes! You're the best!

- Jessica & Non, co-hosts & co-creators of Joy Sandwich

Direct download: 44_Episode_044__Drinking_with_Jake.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 2:47pm PDT