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EPISODE 148: Learn Your Lessons and Make Your Art!: Shane Browning

EPISODE 148: Learn Your Lessons and Make Your Art!: Shane Browning

Shane and I are a lot drunker and enjoying each others company in this episode. He tells us about growing up an anti-racist skinhead, and then we turn the corner and begin dreaming of an inclusive artistic future for humanity.

EPISODE 117: My Two Moms, Lesbian Cop Moms: Laci Jane

EPISODE 117: My Two Moms, Lesbian Cop Moms: Laci Jane

This episode, Laci tells us what it was like when her mom, left her dad, for another woman, having two Christmases, and two moms.

Laci has been through it all.  Growing up in Oklahoma, going through the divorce of her parents, her mom coming out, moving to Seattle, experiencing the cult system and hypocrisy of a mega-church, getting married, facing her own divorce, and coming out the other side...

EPISODE 116: Free to Be Me: Laci Jane

EPISODE 116: Free to Be Me: Laci Jane

From the Bible Belt to the West Coast and Back.

Laci has been through it all.  Growing up in Oklahoma, going through the divorce of her parents, her mom coming out, moving to Seattle, experiencing the cult system and hypocrisy of a mega-church, facing her own divorce, and coming out the other side...

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 109: The Music Speaks, Do We Listen?: Brodie Peterson

EPISODE 109: The Music Speaks, Do We Listen?: Brodie Peterson

Brodie Peterson is a hip hop artist, writer, and observer of music.

"My outer experience was going to college, my education, but music guided my inner experience."

"I spent thousands of hours seeking out music.  Studying it, music that would move my heart.  I would consider the lyrics and look for other versions of the song.  When something struck me, I wanted to know why."

We spend this episode getting to know his story and finding out what and how music changed his thinking, direction, and spirituality...

EPISODE 108: Off The Grid of Guilt, Coming Out, Tongues, and Sex: Holly Theriot

EPISODE 108: Off The Grid of Guilt, Coming Out, Tongues, and Sex: Holly Theriot

At this point, Holly and I have been drinking for hours.  So this conversation is full of tantalizing personal stories and experiences from our lives. Hollie's story of coming out, losing virginity, her first lesbian relationship and more. My story of marriage after religion, and healing from the PTSD of religion. 

Quantifying the value of an episode is hard because each is valuable in various ways for different reasons to us all.  This one holds a lot of value to me because we both find solidarity in our experiences as well as the joy of transparently sharing where each of us is in life today...
 

EPISODE 107: I Just Want to Be Human With Humans: Holly Theriot

EPISODE 107: I Just Want to Be Human With Humans: Holly Theriot

Holly is a fantastic woman. She’s one of those people that lights up a room.  As soon as we met, there was an instant connection, and I’m excited for you to hear her story.  From a home grown CBN, 700 Club, Jim & Tammy Faye Bakker background to the beautiful human she is today, her story will encourage and challenge you to question what you've been told and embrace humanity.

She has a beautiful voice and is a vocalist in the Hip Hop band The Brodcast.  She shares that voice and their music with us...