EPISODE 106: Is Love a Choice? Capitalism? Socialism?: Blake Willis

EPISODE 106: Is Love a Choice? Capitalism? Socialism?: Blake Willis

Growing up in a conservative, Christian home, along side a profoundly mentally and physically disabled brother has given him a perspective on empathy, government, and capitalism that’s refreshing to hear.

Blake has an intimate knowledge of my life.  He knew me when I was a youth pastor, in a sense we grew up together.  Hearing his perspective on my life and the extreme turns away from religion I've taken are helpful and insightful...

EPISODE 101: Loser Stories: Crack Head Hoagies and Belief in God: T.O. Knowles

EPISODE 101: Loser Stories: Crack Head Hoagies and Belief in God: T.O. Knowles

T.O. fulfills his promise and shares with us the Crack Head Hoagie story that reminded him how things often just come together. We also dive into a conversation about music and why many musicians stay involved in church even though they don't get much out if it...

EPISODE 077: Loser Stories: People Think I'm an Atheist?: Ron Smith

EPISODE 077: Loser Stories: People Think I'm an Atheist?: Ron Smith

Ron Smith is a 6'8" pleasure to be around.  We converse around punk rock, spiritual abuse, abuse, atheism, agnosticism, Catholicism, being bitter and angry, and finding joy in our now, lives of liberality.

Ron was born and raised on the Indianapolis' east side to an interesting kind of Christian home.  My father was a working class Immanuel Kant, and my mother a sharp-tongued Voltaire who was, and still is, cynical towards organized religion...

EPISODE 076: Loser Stories: Down the Rabbit Hole 2: Ray Gilford

EPISODE 076: Loser Stories: Down the Rabbit Hole 2: Ray Gilford

We continue with Ray Gilford's story in this episode.  Diving into his life as an introvert.  Introversion and religion do not mix well.  At least not in corporate America or within American religion.

Where is Ray now?  What has his past and inquisitiveness led too?  Hear his beautiful story now.