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...]

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)

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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”

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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

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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)

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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

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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...]


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