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EPISODE 182: The Satanic Temple: Lilith Starr

EPISODE 182: The Satanic Temple: Lilith Starr

Lilith is the Co-Head of the Satanic Temple Seattle, a Harvard and Stanford graduate, and an author. She joins me again to answer some listener questions about her version of Satanism, and the Satanic Temple.

EPISODE 181: Satan Helped Me Get Sober: Lilith Starr

EPISODE 181: Satan Helped Me Get Sober: Lilith Starr

Lilith Starr is the Co-Head of the Satanic Temple Seattle, a Harvard and Stanford graduate, and an author. Due to prescribed pain medications, she developed an addiction to opioids and shares how Satanism helped her become empowered to beat the addiction.

EPISODE 130: How To Start a Cult and Other Stories: Emmett Montgomery

EPISODE 130: How To Start a Cult and Other Stories: Emmett Montgomery

We’re all storytellers, and we capture so much of our life experiences in stories.

Comedian Emmett Montgomery & I journey down a trail of stories that have become religions, Star Trek, Star Wars, the Marvel Universe, and The Matrix? Meanwhile, a thread from Emmett’s exmormon tale emerges making us think we could start cults...

EPISODE 129: How Do You Transition Out of Absolute Truth?: Emmett Montgomery

EPISODE 129: How Do You Transition Out of Absolute Truth?: Emmett Montgomery

You’re in for a weird and awesome ride with Mr. Emmett Montgomery! He’s an exmo, or ex-Mormon, stand up comedian, storyteller, and an amazingly soft-spoken compassionate guy.

Emmett was part of the top 100 in NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season 9.
He has performed at festivals across the country including the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Sasquatch Music Festival and the Women In Comedy Festival...

EPISODE 090: Love: A Journey Away From Absolutes and Expectations: Christian Grindstaff

EPISODE 090: Love: A Journey Away From Absolutes and Expectations: Christian Grindstaff

In this continuation of our conversation with Christian about, Where Love Comes From.  We begin where we left off, and quickly move into our parents, raising kids, and the meat of letting go of absolutes and expectations.

Christian is a natural critical thinker, learner, who candidly and clearly shares his journey of growing to understand love.  Romance, religion, experience, science, and psychology all give us definitions of love, but is there a definition that makes sense for all of us?

EPISODE 089: Where Does Love Come From?: Christian Grindstaff

EPISODE 089: Where Does Love Come From?: Christian Grindstaff

Christian is a natural critical thinker, learner, who candidly and clearly shares his journey of growing to understand love.  Romance, religion, experience, science, and psychology all give us definitions of love, but is there a definition that makes sense for all of us?

EPISODE 088: How to Solve the Social Media Problem in Our Relationships: Daniel O’Connell

EPISODE 088: How to Solve the Social Media Problem in Our Relationships: Daniel O’Connell

Join the steamy ride of our continued conversation from the last episode. A hilarious whirlwind through feminism, the women’s march, climate change, World War 3, the optimist viewpoint of Donald Trump being president, the problem with hell, and saving social media.  Don’t forget, hip hop, and a comedian moving into the rap game.

EPISODE 087: Revolution Vs. Rebellion. Questioning Our Sexuality? Comedy! Growing Empathy: Daniel O’Connell

EPISODE 087: Revolution Vs. Rebellion. Questioning Our Sexuality? Comedy! Growing Empathy: Daniel O’Connell

This is a roller coaster of comedic conversation through topics of Revolution?  Rebellion?  Questioning Sexuality?  Are We Gay?  Maybe I’m Gay?  Butt Stuff?  Cocaine rules?  Engaging oppression?  Growing in empathy?  And Daniel's rules for cocaine?