common humanity

EPISODE 126: No Good, No Evil, Just Us: Matthew Camardo

EPISODE 126: No Good, No Evil, Just Us: Matthew Camardo

Matthew hasn’t had a television in years; he doesn’t own a microwave, he isn't on social media.  He’s a commercial fisherman spending months at sea with no connection to the rest of the world. We discuss some hopes for the future of humanity and what it's like to be unplugged...

EPISODE 093: The Pope Will Travel: Art, Life, and Living: Victor Huckabee

EPISODE 093: The Pope Will Travel: Art, Life, and Living: Victor Huckabee

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”
― Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It


Victor Huckabee is an artist, illustrator, and designer from Nashville, Tn.  He's also a husband and a dad.  He's lived in many places around the globe, and it's shown him some things.  One thing being, that humanity is great, and the more you travel, the more you open up.  We're often so closed off to each other and locked into our own cultural norms.  The time has come to leave our comfort zones...

MEGA EPISODE: TURN YOUR PAIN INTO ART: Making the world a better place: Taylor Hughes

MEGA EPISODE: TURN YOUR PAIN INTO ART: Making the world a better place: Taylor Hughes

Taylor Hughes is a professional comedian, magician. Whose work has been seen on television, commercials, comedy clubs, events, and the Magic Castle for years.  We discuss going through pain and suffering and how to turn that pain into art.  No matter what artistic medium is yours, you can create it.  The world needs it!

This MEGA episode is full of amazing content, special announcements, the launch of a new podcast, and the vision for the CounterCulture Society.

We pummel topics like excommunicating the Church, being shunned by others, the excitement of living normal life, starting businesses, being entrepreneurs, and turning our toughest pains into works of art

EPISODE 064: Lay Down Your Ego & Filter: Ty Hodge

EPISODE 064: Lay Down Your Ego & Filter: Ty Hodge

This episode will blow your mind!

Some people call it conspiracy theory, some call it propaganda, I call it fucking interesting.  Ty blows my mind with some of the stuff he says.  I just wanted to give him a mic and let him talk...

EPISODE 063: Bartender Cuddles: Derek Pete

EPISODE 063: Bartender Cuddles: Derek Pete

Recording again while drinking genuine, fancy, delicious cocktails.  Because we're with Derek Pete, raised Seventh Day Adventist now atheist makes us a fantastic cocktail called The Last Word.

In this part of our time with Derek, I get to ask him questions, and he happily obliges with candid, honest and transparent answers about his upbringing, religious past, and family life.  This episode will speak and comfort so many of us that come from split families, tough upbringings, alcoholism, and much more...

EPISODE 033: Growing Up In This Mess Together: Rob Femur

EPISODE 033: Growing Up In This Mess Together: Rob Femur

This is a must listen to episode because of the beautiful spirituality expressed in our connection together. As well as Rob's ability to call me out on my own shit shut me up when I'm talking too much, and mutually honor each others art and lives together.

Rob asks me some very specific questions about my life, faith, church attendance, and what being a "believer" looks like post-institutional religion.  If I'm not in church, what keeps me going?