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…]

New Sincerity, Hating to Love Mark Driscoll & Gun Control

Today’s guest on the Homebrewed CultureCast is Jonathan Fitzgerald, editor of Patrol and Not Your Mother’s Morals: How the New Sincerity is Changing Pop Culture for the Better. Jonathan explains the philosophy of New Sincerity, discussing the impact Christianity has had on the movement, and why, even if it’s temporary, we should enjoy it while [Read More…]

Why Christians Aren’t Funny (Homebrewed CultureCast)

A couple weeks ago, Relevant Magazine published an essay on Christianity’s tenuous relationship with humor titled Why Christians Aren’t Funny. Christian and Jordan consider themselves moderately funny and definitely students of comedy, so they invited the article’s author, Larry Shallenberger, on to discuss the topic of Christians and their weak-ass senses of humor. Larry is [Read More…]

Homebrewed CultureCast with Tony Campolo

The boys are starstruck this week talking to author, pastor and sociologist Tony Campolo. Tony discusses aspects of the book he co-authored with Shane Claiborne, Red Letter Revolution, and how different generations are approaching the words and acts of Jesus. He also explains why it’s so difficult for people to see Jesus’ words simply, and [Read More…]

Homebrewed CultureCast: ListMania, Antichrist o’ the Week & Sandwich Fetishes

No guest this week! It’s just Christian and Jordan and their wits against SILENCE. This week is all about end-of-the-year lists. Jordan runs down his ten favorite songs from 2012, and gets over his embarrassment at including OneRepublic’s “Feel Again”. Christian then breaks down the top quotes of the year, most of which include Mitt [Read More…]

Christian Anarchy, Jacques Ellul and Joel McKerrow

Up front, Christian and Jordan discuss their Christmases, and whether Hitler painted houses or paintings. The interview was actually recorded last summer, when the two sat down in Christian’s kitchen to talk with Australian spoken word artist Joel McKerrow. They discuss the land down under, Wild Goose West, and Joel does some really cool spoken [Read More…]

Homebrewed CultureCast with “The Shack” author, Wm. Paul Young

This week’s episode was recorded in the youth group room at First Christian Church in downtown Portland. To start things off, Jordan talks about being the Marv Marinovich of comedy by relentlessly pushing his daughter to be funnier while Christian embraces the black magic that is naturopathic medicine. This week’s guest is Wm. Paul Young, [Read More…]

Apocalypse Mini-Cast with Jason Boyett (Homebrewed CultureCast)

In a brief mini-cast, Christian and Jordan welcome Jason Boyett to the show. The talk primarily revolves around the impending end of the world. Since he authored Pocket Guide to 2012 and Pocket Guide to the Apocalypse, Jason is clearly an expert on the subject. They discuss the odds of the world ending today (12.21.2012), [Read More…]


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