Eric Elnes, Spiritual Wellness and Free Stuff…Hell Yes!!!

We welcomed a good friend and colleague to Portland for a recent live CultureCast. Eric Elnes came to the Lucky Lab for a pint and to talk with us about his new book, “Gifts of the Dark Wood.” It’s a spiritual guidebook for what he calls “Soulful Skeptics.” I’m not sure, but I think it’s [Read More…]

Romal Tunes, Slim Moons and Kim Davis Swoons

To be clear, cohost Slim Moon totally didn’t take his pants off and show his butt on air; it just worked for the title. But since it’s a podcast we could also be lying. On the anniversary of 9/11 the CultureCastaways reflect on fourteen years since the attack on the Twin Towers and what it’s [Read More…]

Outhouse Terrors, Fear Sharers, Soul Bearers (CultureCast LIVE Pt 2 of 2)

In this second half of our live Homebrewed CultureCast from Marmoset Music in Portland, Oregon, we go from fears to laughs to group karaoke so fast it’ll make your ears spin. I mean, usually we’d say it makes your head spin, but you’re not watching it, just listening. So yaknow, it’s just the ears… What [Read More…]

Save Your Soul for a Klondike Bar?

We’ve all seen lots of different kinds of angles to try and get people to offer up their souls for eternal salvation. But it seems that good pastor Jake Zimmerman has it figured out. Check out his video below and note how one small Klondike bar changes the whole conversation in the most godless city [Read More…]

Going Nuclear: The Iran Debate (CultureCast Special)

Usually we’re content to talk pop culture, a little news and some theology sprinkled with anatomical humor and the like, but this one goes out to all the geeks in the podcast tribe who like digging down into sticky topics and really think them out. This special episode is entirely dedicated to a debate facilitated [Read More…]

Homebrewed CultureCast LIVE from Columbus (Pt. 2 of 2)

This is the second sold out live show from the Disciples of Christ General Assembly in Columbus Ohio. It was a spectacular evening and some of it was recorded. What wasn’t recorded was taking our guest Andy on his first trip to Waffle House. In this episode you will get… * Adam Phillips & Andy Goebel in the house [Read More…]

Wild Goose Squawks, Gungor Rocks, Bald Brothers Talk (CultureCast LIVE)

Live shows are always a blast, but the LIVE CultureCast at Wild Goose festival was a new kinda awesome. First, we chatted with Lisa Gungor about everything from their new three-album project to being judged by fundie fans and the challenge that was 2014 (hint: album one in the three-album set, “This Wild Life,” was inspired by that rather [Read More…]

Tony Jones, Republican Drones and Santorum vs. Rome (Homebrewed CultureCast)

Could it be? Are the CultureCasters back on the horse after a two-part live extravaganza, more more miles than a presidential primary candidate and more excuses than, um, well…a presidential primary candidate? Yessir/ma’am. We’re back and on track, for tha reelz. For the first episode after the live gig, we’ve got Tony Jones talking about [Read More…]