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.”

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.”

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.”

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.”

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.”

Renditions, Youth Group, and Church Growth :: Episode 114

John realizes no one remembers any of his past messages, and Jonnie wonders if sermons need to rhyme to be good.

Also, a conversation about how the show, and our opinions, have evolved over 114 podcasts, and how we expect to be cancelled any minute now.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Butterflies 🦋™️: “Moths with one nice outfit.”

Hostile Witnesses, The Last Dance 🏀, and Adult Language 🤬 :: Episode 113

Jonnie ponders if he would lose his creative drive if he were super rich, while John withers under cross-examination from a Southern lawyer. Then, the boys chat about their show being “Unrated”.

Also, a conversation about Michael Jordan, bad journalism, and being present.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Breakfast 🍳: “The 7th most important meal of the day.”

Fist Bumps 👊, Stilts, and Dead Birds 🐦 💀:: Episode 112

Jonnie invents a new handshake 🤝 for a new era, while John listens for whispers, and tries to hard sell Jonnie on the merits of a national parks documentary 😴.

Also, a conversation about hearing God’s voice.

This episode is NOT sponsored by Cottage Cheese ™️: “Have we gone bad? Who knows?”

Quarantine Fatigue, Words of Affirmation, and Sabbath Days :: Episode 111

John and Jonnie are back in studio TOGETHER (sort of)! The boys talk about great Moms, Jonnie wonders if a baked potato🥔 is a meal, and John questions his own conspiracy theory acumen 🤓.

Then, a discussion on white privilege (from two white guys).

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Coughing In Public™️: “Hold it in if you possibly can.”

Pandemic Pandering, Naked Running, and Fiery Furnaces 🔥 :: Episode 110

Jonnie hates “Corona Commercials” and does a dramatic reading of what they actually sound like, while John rides the salty-sweet food roller coaster. Jonnie asks John if it’s tougher to preach on the book of Job in the middle of a national emergency. The boys marvel at a friend’s athletic accomplishment, and wonder if the first marathon was R-Rated.

Also a conversation on why the Prosperity Gospel doesn’t ring true.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Broth™️: “Call it what it is… Meat Tea.”