26 episodes

Welcome to The Nato Sessions with comedian Nato Green, a series of Conversating & Podcastery with Famous Smart People. (Guests are guaranteed famous, smart, and also people, without specification, limitation, or exclusion.)

Produced by Dan Wolf for 3200 Stories - www.3200stories.org. Theme music by DJ Real.

The Nato Sessions 3200 Stories/Nato Green

    • Arts
    • 4.4 • 8 Ratings

Welcome to The Nato Sessions with comedian Nato Green, a series of Conversating & Podcastery with Famous Smart People. (Guests are guaranteed famous, smart, and also people, without specification, limitation, or exclusion.)

Produced by Dan Wolf for 3200 Stories - www.3200stories.org. Theme music by DJ Real.

    J Elvis Weinstein

    J Elvis Weinstein

    Today's guest is comedian and writer J Elvis Weinstein. He's known for his work on Mystery Science Theater 3000, Cinematic Titanic, Freaks and Geeks, and America's Funniest Home Videos. We talk about all that plus Bill Hicks, the early alt comedy scene in LA, and the Jews of Minnesota.

    • 54 min
    Chinaka Hodge

    Chinaka Hodge

    Today's guest is writer/poet/activist Chinaka Hodge. We talk about Oakland, Mesherle, gentrification, poetry, adolescence, zombies, and the rap video we were in together.

    • 53 min
    Rachel Brahinsky

    Rachel Brahinsky

    In this episode, Nato talks to University of San Francisco Geography professor Rachel Brahinsky. They discuss the complicated history of Hunter’s Point and San Francisco gentrification as a tale of resistance as much as of displacement.

    • 59 min
    Tom Ammiano and Guy Branum

    Tom Ammiano and Guy Branum

    On The Nato Sessions, I talk to politician and comedian Tom Ammiano and comedian and writer Guy Branum about the history of camp as an indigenous gay style of humor, drag, HBO’s Looking, and homophobia.

    • 36 min
    Dylan Brody

    Dylan Brody

    Today’s guest on The Nato Sessions is humorist, storyteller, writer, comedian Dylan Brody. We talk about the depths of depression, the power of humor in darkness, and writing Ross Perot jokes for Jay Leno when that was a thing.

    • 55 min
    Andy Kindler

    Andy Kindler

    Today’s guest on The Nato Sessions is comedian Andy Kindler (Bob’s Burgers, Maron). Andy strongly identifies with 1960s counterculture, so Nato takes Andy on a pilgrimage to the Haight-Ashbury. We discuss counterculture, nostalgia, the birth of alternative comedy, and why atheists are so obnoxious.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

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Smart stuff for smart people

Nato Green's world-wise take on everything -- music, politics, parenting, privilege, you name it -- keeps me in stitches.

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The NATO Sessions

Hilarious, thought-provoking, intellectually-stimulating, and provocative.

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