Episodes

White Too Long (re-release with new intro)

May 26, 2022

Note: there is a leveling discrepancy between the intro comments and the interview, which begins around the 10:30 mark. There's been two major shootings in the last two weeks. I try to piece together some thoughts, and combi…

Nick Ripatrizone, author of Digital Communion

May 19, 2022

Time to talk Marshall McLuhan, [social] media, and religion

Andre Henry, author of All The White Friends I Couldn't Keep

May 12, 2022

The activist, musician, and author joins the show!

April Ajoy

May 5, 2022

The TikTok creator & podcaster joins the show!

Audio Essay: Twitter & The Counterpublic Sphere

April 29, 2022

In this audio essay, adapted from The Post-Evangelical Post , I talk about Twitter's role in allowing "counterpublics" to flourish - and how #exvangelical relates to that. New interviews are coming - due to my recent ear sur…

Re-Release: Pete Holmes (2019 Interview)

April 14, 2022

It’s been over a month since I’ve released an episode. That was not my plan nor intention. But sometimes life intervenes. Just shy of a month ago, I had surgery to repair a lifelong issue with my ear - ruptured ear drum, and…

The Both-And of Lent (Audio Essay)

March 3, 2022

Even outside the context of practicing Christianity, the symbolism has value.

(Re-Release) White Evangelical Racism with Dr. Anthea Butler

Feb. 24, 2022

Dr. Butler discusses her book White Evangelical Racism - recorded March 2021.

Melissa Stewart (@lissajostewart on TikTok)

Feb. 10, 2022

In this conversation, I speak with exvangelical Tiktokker Melissa Stewart (@lissajostewart) about her upbringing, how exvangelical spaces continue to evolve, and how platform differences (i.e. Twitter vs. TikTok) enable diff…

Justin Gentry & Sarah Heath are In Revcovery

Feb. 3, 2022

A new IMG show about what it's like to leave professional ministry.

On Forming and Expressing Identity Online

Jan. 20, 2022

An audio essay about online community, culture, and followings.

Powers & Principalities: The Inauspicious Anniversary of the Jan 6 Capitol Riot

Jan. 6, 2022

In conversation with Chrissy Stroop, one year after the failed coup attempt.

R. Scott Okamato

Dec. 23, 2021

In this interview I chat with R. Scott Okamoto about music, life as a Christian college professor, and much more. Scott will also be hosting the upcoming exvangelical podcast, Chapel Probation. Learn more about Scott at his …

On the Deconstruction Discourse

Dec. 9, 2021

Blake talks about the recent discourse about deconstruction & exvangelicals.

Jeff Sharlet (Cheery Thanksgiving Conversation Starter Re-Release)

Nov. 23, 2021

I spoke to author Jeff Sharlet in November 2020, just after the election was called for Biden - but Trump was already signaling that he would not concede. The Jan 6 insurrection had not yet happened, but what would become Th…

1 Year Since the 2020 Election, with Brad Onishi

Nov. 10, 2021

In this episode, I talk with fellow IMG podcaster Bradley Onishi about how things have developed in the last year since the 2020 election. In that time we've seen Trump's decisive electoral loss, the Jan 6th insurrection, th…

Minisode: Funding the Next Chapter of Exvangelical

Oct. 22, 2021

TL;DR - support my work at $8/month & 25% of net revenue will be donated to orgs that serve populations harmed by white evangelicalism.

The Religious Exemption Accountability Project

Sept. 30, 2021

An interview with Paul Southwick & Erin Green

Meghan O'Gieblyn, author of "God, Human, Animal, Machine"

Sept. 24, 2021

9/11 & Transhumanism & Plant Consciousness, Oh My!

Peterson Toscano On Activism, Trauma, and Curiosity

Sept. 17, 2021

Peterson Toscano returns to the show!

Christian Nationalist Political Tactics with Katherine Stewart (Re-Release)

Sept. 2, 2021

This episode, recorded in the fall of 2020, is being re-released due to its relevance following the TX ruling.

In Conversation with Jamie Lee Finch

Aug. 26, 2021

Jamie Lee Finch, author of You Are Your Own, returns to the show! We had been planning to talk this month for quite some time, but our conversation has a different tenor than we anticipated. This is one conversation among ma…

Tucker in Hungary in Context (Sarah Posner Re-Release)

Aug. 19, 2021

Revisiting Tucker Carlson's trip to Hungary.