Episodes

November 23, 2021

Jeff Sharlet (Cheery Thanksgiving Conversation Starter Re-Release)

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 The...

November 10, 2021

1 Year Since the 2020 Election, with Brad Onishi

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, the...

October 22, 2021

Minisode: Funding the Next Chapter of Exvangelical

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

September 30, 2021

The Religious Exemption Accountability Project

An interview with Paul Southwick & Erin Green

September 24, 2021

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

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

September 17, 2021

Peterson Toscano On Activism, Trauma, and Curiosity

Peterson Toscano returns to the show!

September 02, 2021

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

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

August 26, 2021

In Conversation with Jamie Lee Finch

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 man...

August 19, 2021

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

Revisiting Tucker Carlson's trip to Hungary.

August 12, 2021

Your Favorite Aunts, Kevin Garcia & Rev. Sarah Heath

Fellow IMG podcasters Your Favorite Aunts join the show!

July 30, 2021

Kelsey McKinney, author of God Spare the Girls

Kelsey McKinney, co-owner & features writer for Defector.com and author of the debut novel God Spare the Girls , joins the show! We talk about her novel, how getting to know people outside the evangelical bubble changes your ...

July 02, 2021

Good Christian Fun with Caroline Ely & Kevin T. Porter

The hosts of Good Christian Fun join the show to talk about Christian school (with goats!), satellite home school curricula (Covenant Eyes included!) and much more! Follow GCF on Instagram , and Kevin & Caroline on there too....

June 18, 2021

Josie Jimenez

Josie Jimenez joins the show!

June 16, 2021

Emily Joy Allison Discusses #SBC21 & #ChurchToo Direct Action

Emily Joy Allison returns to discuss the 2021 Southern Baptist Convention, Russell Moore, and moore. (Pun intended.)

June 04, 2021

Irreverent Media Spotlight: A Tiny Revolution w/ Kevin Garcia

Listen to this special episode from IMG creator Kevin Garcia!

May 13, 2021

Re-Release: Mark Russell on Religion, Satire, and Superheroes

Superhero movies are returning to theaters, and it's time to return to this conversation.

April 27, 2021

The Making of Biblical Womanhood with Beth Allison Barr

This week's guest is Beth Allison Barr, author of the new book The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth . I'm joined by two guest co-hosts, Emily Autenrieth and Laura Navarro. The the...

April 16, 2021

Rev. Lenny Duncan

Lenny Duncan joins the show!

April 05, 2021

Introducing the Irreverent Media Group!

A new podcast collective

April 02, 2021

White Evangelical Racism with Dr. Anthea Butler

Dr. Butler returns to the show to discuss her new book!

March 18, 2021

Emily Joy Allison Wrote the Book on #ChurchToo

Emily Joy Allison returns to the show to discuss her new book, #ChurchToo: How Purity Culture Upholds Abuse and How to Find Healing . Emily launched the #ChurchToo hashtag in November 2017 and it has taken on a life of its ow...

March 05, 2021

Andrew Phelan & John Potter of Magnified Pod

The co-hosts of Magnified Pod, a podcast dedicated to Christian alt music, join the show!

February 19, 2021

Laura Polk Returns (to discuss the Religious Right)

<p>Laura Polk returns to the show to discuss the Jan 6th insurrection and the Religious Right. In particular, we discuss three pivotal events in 1980, and how they set the stage for much of what's followed. This interview was recorded on 2/7/2021.</p> <p>Laura Polk is an independent educator and researcher. You can support her via <a href="https://www.patreon.com/seelolago/posts">Patreon here.</a> (I do!)&nbsp;</p> <p>Follow Laura on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/seelolago">@seelolago</a>.</p> <p>You can support Blake's work on Exvangelical and Powers &amp; Principalities via Substack at <a href="https://postevangelicalpost.substack.com">The Post-Evangelical Post</a>.</p> <p>Follow Blake on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/brchastain">@brchastain</a> and the show on Instagram at <a href="https://exvangelicalpod">@exvangelicalpod</a>.</p> <p>This episode was produced by Jake Lewis. Thank you, Jake!</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/exvangelical/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/exvangelical/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/exvangelical/support</a>

February 04, 2021

IRL with Chris Stedman

<p>Chris Stedman is a Minneapolis-based writer, speaker, and community organizer. In this conversation, we discuss his book <a href="https://bookshop.org/a/11130/9781506463513"><em>IRL: Finding Realness, Meaning, and Belonging in Our Digital Lives</em></a><em>, </em>how people form and express their identities online, spirituality "fads," and much more!</p> <p>(This conversation was recorded on January 4th, 2021, two days before the insurrection and the rest of the country went topsy turvy.)</p> <p>Follow Chris on <a href="https://twitter.com/ChrisDStedman">Twitter</a>!</p> <p>Support this podcast (and sister podcast Powers &amp; Principalities) through a paid subscription to Blake's newsletter, <a href="https://postevangelicalpost.substack.com">The Post-Evangelical Post</a>.</p> <p>Follow Blake on <a href="https://twitter.com/brchastain">Twitter</a> and <a href="https://instagram.com/brchastain_">Instagram</a>.</p> <p>Get Exvangelical podcast merch, featuring the new logo, <a href="https://exvangelical.threadless.com">here</a>.</p> <p><br></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/exvangelical/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/exvangelical/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/exvangelical/support</a>