humanity

EPISODE 172: The Live’s and Times Of Mark “Mom” Finley: Mark "Mom" Finley

EPISODE 172: The Live’s and Times Of Mark “Mom” Finley: Mark "Mom" Finley

Being with Mark Finley is like sitting with the Golden Age of Broadway royalty. He’s met and worked with icons. He’s lived multiple lifetimes. Living through the terror and prejudice of the 1980’s AIDs scare and more.

EPISODE 171: Never Say No!: Mark “Mom” Finley

EPISODE 171: Never Say No!: Mark “Mom” Finley

I've never been starstruck with a guest before but drinking with Mark Finley was like hosting young Golden Hollywood. He's done so many things, met and worked with so many people; you'd think he's lived multiple lifetimes. Maybe he has. Enjoy and be entertained and inspired.

EPISODE 170: A Bar Saved My Life. Oh! I'm HIV Positive: Brian Steen

EPISODE 170: A Bar Saved My Life. Oh! I'm HIV Positive: Brian Steen

Brian is HIV Positive, and he tells his heartfelt and beautiful story to us in the only way he can. With his giant freaking heart of gold. He admonishes the friends, family, and community that have helped him along the way. You will be inspired and encouraged.

EPISODE 169: The Guy “Praying My Gay Away” Had a Boner: Brian Steen aka Merry Lubealot

EPISODE 169: The Guy “Praying My Gay Away” Had a Boner: Brian Steen aka Merry Lubealot

Raised in a small logging town as Seventh-Day Adventist, then Pentecostal. Brian knew he was gay at a young age. He's had his hardships and traumas by living his truth, but nothing has dwindled his light or hardened his heart of gold in the least.

EPISODE 168: A Christian Marries a Satanist: Little Bear and Tobias

EPISODE 168: A Christian Marries a Satanist: Little Bear and Tobias

Part 3 of 3: Little Bear and Tobias are models of the type of human inclusivity this podcast is all about. Human inclusivity is real and can grow within us all. Little Bear and Tobias show us how.

EPISODE 115: If They Can Control Your Genitals: Liam Bonnie

EPISODE 115: If They Can Control Your Genitals: Liam Bonnie

This episode is a roller coaster ride of interesting topics.  Liam grew up Mormon. Is there a difference between love and tolerance? Can you be spiritual and religious?  Love, logic, and money are rarely mixed with equal parts, and how the most fruitful conversations begin with “We don’t know.”

Liam Bonnie is a Seattle based traveler whose interests and escapades are mostly an exercise in circles. He grew up in LA County, joined the United States Coast Guard and sailed from the North Pole to Antarctica by the time he was 19. Landed in Seattle where he learned to write and play music. An active member in the Seattle music scene for 18 years...

EPISODE 114: Success is Relative, a Lot of Things Are: Liam Bonnie

EPISODE 114: Success is Relative, a Lot of Things Are: Liam Bonnie

Success is Relative. Society gives us ideas of success and what it means for us, and it's complete crap. Hopefully, instead of "success," we're all in pursuit of our dreams.

Liam Bonnie is a Seattle based traveler whose interests and escapades are mostly an exercise in circles. He grew up in LA County, joined the United States Coast Guard and sailed from the North Pole to Antarctica by the time he was 19. Landed in Seattle where he learned to write and play music. An active member in the Seattle music scene for 18 years...

EPISODE 113: Digging Into My Psyche: Q&A: Holly Theriot

EPISODE 113: Digging Into My Psyche: Q&A: Holly Theriot

Guests often come to the show with some questions to ask of me. Blame it on the drinking if you'd like but we rarely get to them because their personal stories are so engaging.  Holly Theriot, however, followed up after her episodes to come back and ask me questions.  Hard questions.

Questions to dive into my psyche and life process after church and religion.  Who is God now?  You still believe right?  What about women in leadership?  And more.