EPISODE 118: Be What You Want to Be, Do What You Want to Do: Jesse Mercury

EPISODE 118: Be What You Want to Be, Do What You Want to Do: Jesse Mercury

What if life was a SciFi story? You come from the year 3000, born into a Jewish family in San Diego California, stricken with Lime Disease, you have some religious run-ins who banish you to hell, but you came out alive making your own way.

Jesse Mercury is a cosmic entity from the year 3000, flung out of time with no way to get home. His only hope is to send musical signals into the cosmos in an attempt to attract a higher form of life capable of sending him back to his time. Thus was born the SciFi album, a continually expanding collection of songs inspired by Jesse’s cosmic journeys, and the Jesse Mercury himself...

EPISODE 117: My Two Moms, Lesbian Cop Moms: Laci Jane

EPISODE 117: My Two Moms, Lesbian Cop Moms: Laci Jane

This episode, Laci tells us what it was like when her mom, left her dad, for another woman, having two Christmases, and two moms.

Laci has been through it all.  Growing up in Oklahoma, going through the divorce of her parents, her mom coming out, moving to Seattle, experiencing the cult system and hypocrisy of a mega-church, getting married, facing her own divorce, and coming out the other side...

EPISODE 116: Free to Be Me: Laci Jane

EPISODE 116: Free to Be Me: Laci Jane

From the Bible Belt to the West Coast and Back.

Laci has been through it all.  Growing up in Oklahoma, going through the divorce of her parents, her mom coming out, moving to Seattle, experiencing the cult system and hypocrisy of a mega-church, facing her own divorce, and coming out the other side...

EPISODE 115: If They Can Control Your Genitals: Liam Bonnie

EPISODE 115: If They Can Control Your Genitals: Liam Bonnie

This episode is a roller coaster ride of interesting topics.  Liam grew up Mormon. Is there a difference between love and tolerance? Can you be spiritual and religious?  Love, logic, and money are rarely mixed with equal parts, and how the most fruitful conversations begin with “We don’t know.”

Liam Bonnie is a Seattle based traveler whose interests and escapades are mostly an exercise in circles. He grew up in LA County, joined the United States Coast Guard and sailed from the North Pole to Antarctica by the time he was 19. Landed in Seattle where he learned to write and play music. An active member in the Seattle music scene for 18 years...

EPISODE 114: Success is Relative, a Lot of Things Are: Liam Bonnie

EPISODE 114: Success is Relative, a Lot of Things Are: Liam Bonnie

Success is Relative. Society gives us ideas of success and what it means for us, and it's complete crap. Hopefully, instead of "success," we're all in pursuit of our dreams.

Liam Bonnie is a Seattle based traveler whose interests and escapades are mostly an exercise in circles. He grew up in LA County, joined the United States Coast Guard and sailed from the North Pole to Antarctica by the time he was 19. Landed in Seattle where he learned to write and play music. An active member in the Seattle music scene for 18 years...

EPISODE 113: Digging Into My Psyche: Q&A: Holly Theriot

EPISODE 113: Digging Into My Psyche: Q&A: Holly Theriot

Guests often come to the show with some questions to ask of me. Blame it on the drinking if you'd like but we rarely get to them because their personal stories are so engaging.  Holly Theriot, however, followed up after her episodes to come back and ask me questions.  Hard questions.

Questions to dive into my psyche and life process after church and religion.  Who is God now?  You still believe right?  What about women in leadership?  And more.

EPISODE 112: Masturbation and Fake News: Pete GeeKay

EPISODE 112: Masturbation and Fake News: Pete GeeKay

On this episode, Pete teaches me about Tinder™, treatment of the elderly, sex education, masturbation, tantric sex, male DNA found in women's brains, Donald Trump and fake news.  Ugh, and a smidgen in regards to Donald Trump.

Pete was also one of our first show guests back in 2015.  EPISODE 002: Anarchy in Motion: Pete GeeKay

EPISODE 111: The Hangover Episode: Pete GeeKay

EPISODE 111: The Hangover Episode: Pete GeeKay

This episode features Pete GeeKay, a stand-up comedian, full of life and liquor. We manage to run through a hilarious amount of existential topics including life after death, sperm banks, spanking kids, spiritual fluidity, and more.

Pete was also one of our first show guests back in 2015.  EPISODE 002: Anarchy in Motion: Pete GeeKay