Non-Asian Asians, Barack’s Bobbles & the NSA (HBCultureCast)

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This week, as the rest of the country swelters, the CultureCast crew complain about the cool, overcast weather in Portland. Hey, everybody has to gripe about something, right? Our guest for the episode is┬áBruce Reyes-Chow, returning to the show for another go-round. This time he discusses his new book, “But I Don’t See You As [Read More...]

My Frustration with Bell, Clinton and Obama on Marriage Equality

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I know this may not be a popular position to take among my readers. After all, the last time I wrote anything even remotely critiquing or questioning Rob Bell, I got scathing responses. Oh, if folks only got so passionate about other things like, say, poverty. Anyway, I’m a real fan of Rob Bell. I [Read More...]

Stuff White People Like with Christian Lander (HB CultureCast)

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This week, Jordan and Christian go way outside of their sphere of personal experience and into the world of white folks. Specifically, we chat it up with author and screenwriter Christian Lander, best known for his bestselling book, “Stuff White People Like.” We talk about white privilege, why humor is sometimes the best tool for [Read More...]

I Hate Loving Mark Driscoll

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Rev. Mark Driscoll, founder of Mars Hill church, has a true gift. Just when I think I’m making at least a modicum of progress toward tolerance – if not actual Christlike love – toward the guy, inevitably he does something to make me despise him all over again. On the Monday, before President Obama’s inauguration [Read More...]

Ten Defining Phrases of 2012

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Generally, we only know how history will be remembered once it is in the rearview mirror. Something, or some things, jump out and remain indelible in the collective memories of the culture. And in a world defined by sound bytes, sometimes only a few words tell us a lot about that moment in time. In [Read More...]

Homebrewed CultureCast with Donald Miller

Christian Piatt and Jordan Green sat down around a mic with author Donald Miller, best known for his faith memoir, Blue Like Jazz. They talk about why Miller voted twice for Barack Obama, even though he’s a Paul Ryan fan (wha?!), how the movie studio Pixar saved Apple and why narrative is the lifeblood of [Read More...]

The Presidential & VP Debates: A Bad Lip Reading Recap

Now that I see the clips this way, it finally all makes sense.   [Read more...]

Paul Ryan: “Obama is Declaring War on Religion.”

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While Mitt Romney criticizes President Barack Obama for failing to bring people of different perspectives together in a more functional relationship (and claiming he’s the man to do it right), Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan, is warning folks that if Obama is re-elected, “Judeo-Christian values” could be in jeopardy. In a phone call with the [Read More...]


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