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Interviews and conversations with nerds, artists, and theologians

Mar 21, 2017

     Professor Michael D. Coogan is the editor of the Oxford Annotated Bible and the Director of Publications at the Harvard Semitic Museum, and he joins me for a discussion on the book of Genesis.  Professor Coogan is the author of the books, "The Ten Commandments: A Short History of an Ancient Text," "God and Sex:...


Feb 4, 2017

     Author and blogger Gordon Atkinson (formerly of RealLivePreacher.com) returns to talk about his new book, "Foy: On the Road to Lost," a collection of short stories about the life of his fictional character, Foy Davis.  Gordon and I talk about some of our favorite Foy stories.  We're given some "inside info" on how...


Dec 6, 2016

     Howdy!  It's Mac King!  

     Comedy magician, Mac King, has headlined at Harrah's Las Vegas for over seventeen years and has been seen performing on "The Late Show with David Letterman" and all five "World's Greatest Magic" specials on NBC.  He has been praised by the magic community in The Wall Street Journal...


Oct 28, 2016

     This year, the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted to adopt the Belhar Confession to its Book of Confessions.  This episode, I sit down with four individuals within the denomination to learn more about this confession, its history, what it means, and why its inclusion is significant.  My...


Sep 3, 2016

     Award-winning songwriter, speaker and writer, David LaMotte returns to cringe for a second time! David and I sit down in his home in Black Mountain, North Carolina, to talk about his first studio album in a decade, "The Other Way Around." We go track-by-track (more or less...we jump around a fair bit), and David...