Against The Grain



"Against the Grain" is a monthly podcast on arts, literature, media, culture, and education, hosted by Mike Lindgren. Based in Jersey City, NJ.


  • ChicagoPicassoII


    05/06/2017 Duration: 10min

    An interview with art historian Patricia Stratton, author of "The Chicago Picasso: A Point of Departure," a book about the history of the famous sculpture in Daley Plaza, first erected in 1967,

  • Against the Grain 3: Amy Wilson

    Against the Grain 3: Amy Wilson

    17/02/2016 Duration: 08min

    The third Against the Grain podcast is an interview with Jersey City-based artist and writer Amy WIlson.

  • Ron Kolm: Duke and Jill and the East Village

    Ron Kolm: "Duke and Jill" and the East Village

    11/10/2015 Duration: 07min

    The second installment of Against the Grain features an interview with poet and writer Ron Kolm, author of the short-story collection "Duke and Jill."

  • The Story of the Chicago Picasso

    The Story of the Chicago Picasso

    18/07/2015 Duration: 10min

    The inaugural installment of "Against the Grain" features an interview with Patricia Stratton, the author of an upcoming book about the Chicago Picasso.