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EPISODE 176: Sounds Like You’re Growing Up? Let’s Get Weird: Bobby Higley

EPISODE 176: Sounds Like You’re Growing Up? Let’s Get Weird: Bobby Higley

Bobby Higley joins us again and we talk about hallucinogenic experiences and experiencing some weird spiritual stuff and some help for moving through depression and anxiety.

EPISODE 175: Ass Talk, Mormonism, and Phantom Spirituality: Bobby Higley

EPISODE 175: Ass Talk, Mormonism, and Phantom Spirituality: Bobby Higley

Bobby Higley grew up under the suppression of Mormonism. He busted that suppression right in the face and now he’s making people laugh and spreading his comedy seed everywhere.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Anonymous Confessions: Do We Deserve Our Lives?

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Anonymous Confessions: Do We Deserve Our Lives?

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other.

On this weeks episode, I share anonymous confessions from our monthly live show, The CounterCulture Society Variety Hour. Anonymous confessions are everyone's favorite part of the show. They’re candid, honest, and therapeutic. Join us! You're invited!

EPISODE 135: How to be a Content Creator: Oleg Zharsky

EPISODE 135: How to be a Content Creator: Oleg Zharsky

A little glimpse behind the scenes of your favorite content creators can shed light on what they go through to put out the content you enjoy. Oleg is a freelance photographer with over 25 thousand followers on Instagram.

Do followers lead to money? How much work goes into one photograph? What do you do when someone steals your content and doesn’t credit you?

EPISODE 134: Immigrants on Psychedelics: Oleg Zharsky

EPISODE 134: Immigrants on Psychedelics: Oleg Zharsky

Oleg is a Ukrainian immigrant. Moving to America when he was just ten years old. Living in fear of deportation until granted asylum, legally issued a green card, then full citizenship more than ten years later.

We spend time talking about growing up as an immigrant, our growing disillusionment with American Nationalism, and taking a journey into psychedelic enlightenment.  

EPISODE 127: Demons are Out to Get You! No! No, They’re Not!: Gabrielle.Janae

EPISODE 127: Demons are Out to Get You! No! No, They’re Not!: Gabrielle.Janae

Gabby grew up as the daughter of one of the founding pastors and musicians of the Vinyard Church Movement. She intimately shares the trauma of growing up being told that, "The devil and his demons are out to get her if she doesn't follow Jesus the right way."

We dive into this discussion admitting that we both still have this fear even though we know it isn't true. Her story will encourage and inspire you!

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 119: Giving Yourself Permission: Jesse Mercury

EPISODE 119: Giving Yourself Permission: Jesse Mercury

So often in life, we’re waiting for some cosmic gatekeeper to give us permission to be who we want to be, do what we want to do.  In this continuation episode with Jesse Mercury, we join Jesse’s journey of what it’s been like to break free from the gatekeepers and give himself permission to let his creative self-free.

Jesse Mercury is a cosmic entity from the year 3000, flung out of time with no way to get home. His only hope is to send musical signals into the cosmos in an attempt to attract a higher form of life capable of sending him back to his time. Thus was born the SciFi album, a continually expanding collection of songs inspired by Jesse’s cosmic journeys, and the Jesse Mercury himself...