common humanity

EPISODE 207: Only Americans Burn in Hell: Jerret Kobek

EPISODE 207: Only Americans Burn in Hell: Jerret Kobek

Jerret Kobek is the author of numerous books, including I Hate the Internet, which has sold over 100,000 copies and translated into over ten languages. Today he comes on the podcast to talk about his new book Only Americans Burn in Hell. Alan Moore says it is, “Brilliantly funny, the best satire of our contemporary nightmare that you will ever see, and very possibly the last.”

EPISODE 206: The Adventures of Living Life Your Way: Rick Klu

EPISODE 206: The Adventures of Living Life Your Way: Rick Klu

Rick’s lifestyle has put him around some amazing people. Filmmaker Errol Morris, the late Layne Staley from Alice in Chains, James Gandolfini from The Sopranos, Berret Martin of The Screaming Trees, and more. So grateful that he took the time to share things he's learned along the way.

EPISODE 205: Pocketing Your Ego: Rick Klu

EPISODE 205: Pocketing Your Ego: Rick Klu

Rick Klu is an artist, actor, filmmaker, comedian, ah hell. Rick does whatever Rick wants. Rick has embraced his mortality and allowed it to fuel his adventurous living. His stories, experiences, energy, and desire for a more empathetic world are informative and needed.

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...