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Bruised Fruit 🍊, Pyromania 🔥, and Collectivism :: Episode 124

Jonnie plays a terrifying version of hide-and-seek 🧦, while John plays tag with fireworks 🧨. Then, the boys make biking sermon illustrations 🚲.

Also, a conversation about (gulp)…mask mandates 😷.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Tic Tacs™️ : “When you need fresh breath for exactly 3 seconds.”

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Bad Memories, Legalism, and Worry 😬 :: Episode 123

Jonnie has his first comedy club shows in the Age of Corona 😷, John shares some of his recovery journey, and the boys talk about having to “unlearn” some toxic theology from their youth.

Also, a conversation about the glorification of anxiety in our culture.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Kudzu 🍃™️: “We’re taking over.”

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THROWBACK EPISODE! Forgotten Names, Birdseed Conspiracies, and the In-Betweens :: Episode 122

Due to a death in the family, the boys take a week off and go back in time for a Throwback episode. Jonnie witnesses something weird at the Apple store, John talks to his phone with a British accent, and the boys discuss the last two seasons of The Office.

Also a conversation on liturgy, and how being present is better than living from event to event.


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Totino’s Pizza 🍕, Witchcraft, and Critical Thinking 🤔 :: Episode 121

The boys talk about old cartoons, (over?)protective moms, and the imminent removal of villains and idiots from pop culture.

Plus, Listener Questions! Also, a conversation about online debate and the death of expertise.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Your Second Rodeo 🤠™️: “Because this is not your first rodeo.”

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Horse Myths 🐴, Bible Bikers 🏍 and Door-to-Door Chicken 🍗 :: Episode 120

John hotwires his microwave, finds a dead mole in his pool, and corrects Jonnie’s horsey heresy. Then the boys discuss some historical characters in American cuisine.

Also, a conversation about the best and worst parts of the creative process.

This episode is NOT sponsored by Pretzels ™️🥨: “We’re the worst part of every snack mix you love.”

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Guilty Pleasures, The Antichrist, and Empathy :: Episode 119

Jonnie ponders end times theology, and plans an awkward water break. Then the boys discuss the “Batman voice” and offer an alternative.

Also, a conversation on the importance of having friends with different life experiences.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Fireworks 🧨™️: “Let your stimulus check burn a hole in your pocket.”

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Heaven 😇, Black History, and Blind Dogs 🐶 :: Episode 118

Jonnie launches a (terrible) lawn care company, and spoils an action movie for John.

Meanwhile, the boys blame a popular TV show for irreversible damage to American’s crotches, and question whether mosquitos and carnivores are products of the fall of humankind. Also, a conversation on heaven.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Saharan Dust Cloud ™️☁️: “Because it’s 2020, that’s why.”

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Butter Pumps, Work Sandwiches, and “Smashers" :: Episode 117

The boys discuss their stance on contraband at the movies. John has a conflicted relationship with cold cuts, and Jonnie pitches a (terrible) children’s book.

Also, a discussion on deconstruction, jingoism, loyalty to systems, and how the patterns of our childhood follow us into adulthood. 

Todays episode is NOT sponsored by Produce 🥦™️: “We know you mean well, but this is going to rot in your fridge.”

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Safe Rooms, Statues, & Propaganda :: Episode 116

The boys ponder whether they’d use a tiny tornado shelter, and John gives a stellar bus driver metaphor worthy of a youth sermon.

Then Jonnie responds to some listener questions, and gives some advice to young comedians. Also, a conversation on The Confederacy, “The Lost Cause”, and Cancel Culture.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Drive-In Theatres ™️🎥 🍿: “Welcome Back Outside, America.”

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Racism, Reconciliation, and Reggie Dabbs :: Episode 115

Jonnie gets back to work telling jokes in front of people 🎤, while John tries his best to keep his daughter from getting a Facebook account.

Then the boys welcome in their longtime friend – author and speaker Reggie Dabbs – to talk about his black experience in America, speaking out even when it’s uncomfortable, and how white folks can be allies for change in this important season.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Business Cards™️ : “Here, throw this away.”