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BONUS: You Spoke, We Listened: New Weekly Stuff 2018: Zac Gandara

BONUS: You Spoke, We Listened: New Weekly Stuff 2018: Zac Gandara

We’ve had a poll circulating for a while now, and you’ve been answering it letting us know what you would like to have added to our already stellar weekly line up.  What that means is, we will continue to have our long-form story episodes releasing every Wednesday along with a new additional weekly episode called, MONDAY MELTDOWN, on a Tuesday.

What’s it all about?  It’s about you!  You wanted it, so we’re giving it to ya!  Check out this episode to get the details and start contributing your comments, questions, and personal meltdowns.

EPISODE 123: The Annual Holiday Card Episode 2017: Zac and Jen Gandara

EPISODE 123: The Annual Holiday Card Episode 2017: Zac and Jen Gandara

Every year, Jen joins me on our Annual Holiday Card Episode!  This year we get personal as always.

What do we believe these days?  Will we have kids?  What’s going on in Therapy?  How is the show funded?  Why haven’t we done more live shows?  Will we do more?  Why doesn’t Zac want to talk about God?  Religious and societal pressures around marriage, children, and parenting.  What’s next for the podcast in 2018?

EPISODE 078: Loser Stories: Anger is OK: Ron Smith

EPISODE 078: Loser Stories: Anger is OK: Ron Smith

This continuation of Ron's story reminds us that it is ok to be angry.

In fact, it's downright therapeutic.  Anger is an emotion that helps us relieve stress, gives us the motivation to solve problems and provides a way, through healthy expression, to discuss our negative feelings.  Religion often forces us to stuff emotions like anger.  It's time to let it out...

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...