Pew Religion Quiz, Game of Thrones, Road Rage & the Beatles (Commando CultureCast)

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We didn’t have a guest this week, so we decided to take a Pew poll on religion. We got all of the questions right! And by “we”, I mean “me”, because Amy and Christian got one wrong. The poll itself shouldn’t be too difficult for listeners, but the statistics afterward about how various faith groups [Read More...]

Faith or Insanity? Homebrewed CultureCast w/ Psychologist Stephen Simpson

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This week on the Homebrewed CultureCast, we welcomed Stephen Simpson, one of the heads of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary, to the show to discuss the intersection of faith and psychology. Specifically, we wanted to try and figure out with him where the thin line between religious fanaticism and pathological mental illness was. Hey, there [Read More...]

Christian Marketing, Rob Bell & Emergent Bible Skills(?!) (#HBCultureCast)

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This week’s guest is Dave Palmer, a marketing expert at Dunk Tank Marketing, to talk about The Great American Bible Challenge (which is entering its second season on the Game Show Network), and why progressives are reluctant to appear on a show requiring Bible knowledge. He also discusses the challenge of marketing to Christians overall. In [Read More...]

Tattoos for Jesus/Christian’s Larry David Meltdown

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Jordan and Christian are finally back together after weeks of travel, and they catch us up on their adventures, including why Christian nearly lost hist sanity trying to park his car in Mexico. They talk with Chris Baker of Ink 180 Tattoos about his tattoo ministry with former gang members and sex workers. His story is inspiring and is [Read More...]

The Nones, The League & Death of the Nuclear Family

It’s a Homebrewed CultureCast Spring Break Special! Jordan took his family to Disneyland this week, so Christian recruited his wife, Rev. Amy Piatt to co-host. They act pretty much like what you’d expect a married couple hosting a radio show together to act like, so that’s kind of entertaining in itself. [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...]

Drone Warfare, Rogue Cops and Parenting Fails (Homebrewed CultureCast)

After hearing an anecdote about Christian’s massive parenting fail (which cost him $75), we welcome our guest, Ian Ebright, a contributor to Relevant Magazine and Red Letter Christians, and founder of Broken Telegraph. He is currently raising funds on Kickstarter for From the Sky, a film on the Christian perspective of drone warfare, so he’s an [Read More...]

Sarah Thebarge, Super Bowl, Top Beers and Beyonce’s “Softcore Porn”

It’s a Homebrewed CultureCast post-Super Bowl spectacular! In the intro, Jordan (you know what? I’m typing this, so I should stop talking in the third person) discusses the top contenders for the Willamette Week’s Top 10 Oregon Beers, so that’s a definite listen for beer nerds. Later, Portland author/really smart person Sarah Thebarge stops in to [Read More...]


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