Drunk Ex-Pastors (general)

We begin this episode with some banter about one of our favorite bands, and then hear about Christian’s latest health scare. We recount visiting Calvary Chapel together for the first time in decades, and then turn our attention to the Donald Trump assassination attempt, discussing what this might mean for his campaign moving forward. We then weigh in on Biden’s recent public appearances before sharing biebers involving tacos and spring time.

Direct download: 2024_07_14_0488.mp3
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This episode of drunk ex-pastors was recorded on location on Palm Spring’s hottest day on record (a comfy 124 degrees). We discuss a couple reaction videos, one by a classical composer who’s never heard Paranoid Android, and another by some hip-hop head who has never listened to Stairway to Heaven. We talk about Jason’s recent stand-up set, and then share a bieber about how to correctly portray a person who just figured out he’s experiencing the ramifications of multiverse theory.

Direct download: 2024_07_06_0487.mp3
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We begin this episode with sharing some tech woes, as well as another horrifying poop-tale from Christian. We discuss the issue of Fourth of July fireworks and pets/vets, and then hear about the recent pastors conference that Jason snuck into. We talk about the presidential debate and its possible implications, and then share biebers involving pronunciation and bottlecaps.

Direct download: 2024_06_29_0486.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:42pm PDT

We begin this episode by talking about the best and worst ways to kill ourselves, and then discuss the convictions of Hunter Biden and Donald Trump, as well as the precedent such political targeting is likely to set. We discuss stand-up comedy and hear about a listeners’ favorite’s first ever open mic set went. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, and biebers involve volume controls and email addresses.

Direct download: 2024_06_11_0485.mp3
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 In this episode of DXP we briefly touch upon one of Elon Musk’s arguments that we’re living in a simulation, and then discuss the balance between age and quality of life. We hear a standup-comedy update, and then dive into the whole Man vs. Bear nonsense. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, and biebers involve Wordpress and Spotify.

Direct download: 2024_06_09_0484.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:34pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we talk a bit about Jason’s recent visits from his kids, and then banter about the movies and TV we’ve been watching. We discuss Trump’s recent felony convictions, as well as the recall effort against CA’s governor Gavin Newsom. We touch on some of the student protest news before “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, and biebers involve unwanted emails and annoying marketing schemes.

Direct download: 2024_06_02_0483.mp3
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In this episode of DXP we ponder aloud whether or not the Northern Lights are a mere Instagram filter placed upon reality. We talk briefly about the film Megalopolis, and then tackle the age-old issue of white people adopting black people (which leads to a discussion of race and culture more broadly). We end with “Pastor Jack’s Off” and a bieber involving tortilla chips.

Direct download: 2024_05_19_0482.mp3
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We kick off this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors with an update about Jason’s budding stand-up career, and then puzzle over why everyone hates Teslas so much. We revisit the topic of ethical non-monogamy and hear a caller’s views on it, which turns into a discussion of relationships more broadly. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, and biebers involve the roast of Tom Brady and making plans over text.

Direct download: 2024_05_10_0481.mp3
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 In this episode of DXP we discuss the recent verdict regarding the Crumbleys, who were held legally liable for their son’s mass shooting. We talk a bit about comedy, and then hear from a listener about his experience with “ethical non-monogamy.” “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, where we learn how much God loves white Boomers who can afford to live in southern California. Biebers involve medicine and storytelling in reverse.

Direct download: 2024_05_05_0480.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we sit down with Kester Brewin and chat about his latest book, God-like: A 500-Year History of Artificial Intelligence in Myths, Machines, Monsters. We discuss the nature of AI, why it should be considered theologically, and what (if anything) we can do to maintain some control over it. We debrief at the end before sharing biebers involving messaging platforms and deodorant.

Direct download: 2024_04_25_0479.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we get an update as to one of the things Jason has been doing to pass the time. We then discuss the idea that life is to be measured not in days or years but in experiences. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, and it turns out some stuff happening in the Middle East is relevant to biblical prophecy. Who knew?

Direct download: 2024_04_19_0478.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37pm PDT

In this episode of DXP we disclose how to experience a solar eclipse every single day. We marvel at how old William Shatner is, and then “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns (this time he is wrong about Israel, again). Biebers involve streaming platforms and TV seasons.

Direct download: 2024_04_14_0477.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49pm PDT

In this techfail-riddled episode of DXP we discuss contacts vs. glasses, as well as what to do if the eyecare place breaks your frames. We highlight the 25th anniversary of The Matrix, and then talk about the documentary 20 Days in Mariupol. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, and biebers involve Skip Intro buttons and TikTok.

Direct download: 2024_04_05_0476.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

We start this episode of DXP by discussing the annoying traits of old guys. We share some of our vast knowledge of Taylor Swift, and then discuss radio host Phil Hendrie (and trolling in general). We hear from a caller about country music, “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns (briefly), and we share biebers involving auto insurance and victimhood.

Direct download: 2024_03_22_0475.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

We kick off this episode of DXP with a revisit of one of our favorite films of all time, and then pivot to a discussion of the recent so-called TikTok ban and the issue of government censorship more broadly. We laugh at Trump’s legal woes (especially how difficult he finds it not to defame people), and then learn about a heretofore unknown Bible passage from Pastor Jack Off. Biebers involve silly adjectives and small fries.

Direct download: 2024_03_17_0474.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

We kick off this episode with a discussion of the improvement made in the area of AI videos, and then discuss a book on AI that was sent to us for a possible interview with the author in the future. We address some alleged misogyny in the HBO program, The Deuce, and then revisit Jack Hibbs’s heartfelt (ahem) prayer to Congress. Biebers involve subtitles and notifications.

Direct download: 2024_03_04_0473.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

We begin this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors with our usual banter and a couple stories about Jason’s parents, and then we revisit the thorny issue of country music and seek to understand why so many people like music that’s just objectively bad. We join Mike Seaver and question the Rapture, and then make fun of Pastor Jack Hibbs and his latest clout-chasing stunt. Biebers involve Search options and Pets.

Direct download: 2024_02_22_0472.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of DXP we briefly discuss the film “Contact” and its ramifications for the relationship of science to faith. We then talk about whether or not the music industry is shifting towards Country (and whether it’s legit for non-Country artists to jump on the bandwagon). We break down the “He Gets Us” ads from the Super Bowl, and then share biebers involving periods and LEDs.

Direct download: 2024_02_17_0471.mp3
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We begin this episode with more tales of old age. We discuss the condition known as “languishing,” according to which a person is not clinically depressed but still feels like shit anyway. We discuss what are the greatest sci-fi films of all time, and then weigh in on the issue of Taylor Swift’s alleged political clout. Biebers involve tater tots and post-surgery discomfort.

Direct download: 2024_02_10_0470_Mono.mp3
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We begin this episode with some banter about Jason’s parents, and then hear from a caller wondering how Donald Trump could be this close to power, again. We discuss the supposed “snub” of the Barbie movie by the Academy, addressing the outrage of those who felt the film deserved more recognition. We talk about the first ever "virtual rape” case, and then share biebers involving realtors and remotes.

Direct download: 2024_02_02_0469.mp3
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 We begin this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors with a voice mail from a caller insisting that Millennials are, in fact, interesting. We discuss the Navajo Nation’s demand that moon exploration is sacrilege and branch out from there to discuss space travel more broadly. We hear from another caller about advanced prehistoric civilizations, and then share biebers involving soap and department stores.

Direct download: 2024_01_21_0468.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we briefly discuss the new Netflix film, Society of the Snow, which leads into a discussion about cannibalism. We hear from long-time listener Leonard Angelo about the fact that we might be a lot more like our fathers than we realize, and then speak at length about pop music in general and the most recognizable songs in particular. Biebers involve doctors and naughty words.

Direct download: 2024_01_05_0467.mp3
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In this episode of DXP we hear from a caller challenging our assertion that conservative Christianity demands young-earth creationism, from which we springboard into a discussion of the nature of antiquity in general and humanity in particular. We then take another call about the alleged prostate G-spot, which leads to all kinds of gross butt stuff. Biebers involve vehicle interfaces and broccoli.

Direct download: 2023_12_20_0466.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

 We begin this episode of DXP discussing the Hulu drama, Normal People (which we have both come to love, despite the Irishness of it all). We talk about Indiana’s new drug law, and then we hear from a caller about Young-Earth Creationism. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns as we learn life-changing lessons about Damascus and cowardice. Biebers involve racist stereotypes and chatty phone agents.

Direct download: 2023_12_13_0465.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we hear all the dirty secrets revealed by Christian’s recent Dexa Scan (we also learn a bit about bloody pee). We share thoughts about being secretly recorded while screaming at people (auto-attendants and old drivers, respectively). We hear from a listener asking about Anthony Jeselnik’s trans jokes, and then discuss the crucial nature of young-earth creationism. Biebers involve public saunas and hospital hallways.

Direct download: 2023_12_08_0464.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we talk briefly about Ridley Scott's new film, Napoleon, puzzling over the accents used (or lack thereof). We check in with Elon Musk and weigh in on his latest scheme to attract advertisers to X, and then discuss whether we live in a digital simulation and what that even means. Biebers involve parallel parking and birthday wishes.

Direct download: 2023_12_01_0463.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49pm PDT

In this episode of DXP we discuss the issue of sleep, and afterward we turn our attention to the growing number of accusations of antisemitism in the entertainment industry (as in, is there a difference between criticizing a country's actions and disliking a certain race of people?). We address the recent controversy over Matt Rife's new comedy special, and then return to Israel with "Pastor Jack's Off." Biebers involve busy signals and BS error messages.

Direct download: 2023_11_22_0462.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we hear another amusing story about the way 80 year-olds (attempt to) interact, and then we talk at some length about the state of America’s public schools, wondering whether the violence problem is too systemic and ingrained to do much about at this point. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, and alas! he is wrong again (this time about Israel). Biebers involve Amazon delivery drivers and Facebook Messenger.

Direct download: 2023_11_15_0461.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we discuss the (rather dubious) discovery of Noah’s Ark atop Mount Ararat and what, if anything, that would mean for people’s position regarding the Old Testament. We discover that Jared Kushner isn’t nearly as much of a moron as we assumed he was, and then delve into the issue of how to live as polite members of an impolite society. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, and biebers involve bathroom doors and Facebook notifications.

Direct download: 2023_11_08_0460.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we discuss the status of the Daylight Preservation Act and the joy of colonoscopies, and then hear about some of Nashville’s coolest speakeasies. We discover to our surprise that Jared Kushner isn’t a babbling idiot, and then lament the death of Matthew Perry so soon after that of his brother, Luke Perry. Biebers involve Twitter, X, and vague assembly instructions.

Direct download: 2023_11_03_0459.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

We spend most of the first half of this episode of DXP discussing the so-called Gnostic Gospels and what their discovery 80 years ago means for organized religion and Protestantism in particular. We share our latest thoughts on one-another’s documentary recommendations (Welcome to Wrexham and the Hundred-Foot Wave), and then hear about a new show about naked British people. Biebers involve online menus and dirty grapes.

Direct download: 2023_10_24_0458.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

We begin this episode of DXP with a little quiz focusing on what exactly is North America. We then discuss the documentaries Beckham and 100 Foot Wave, and then hear more about the Paris and Italy legs of Christian’s recent trip. We debate whether it would be better to live rich and die poor or the opposite, then get mad about Pastor Jack Hibbs again. Biebers involve football and the airport in Paris.

Direct download: 2023_10_17_0457.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

We begin this episode of DXP with a report on Portugal, a country God did his best to destroy in 1755. We discuss the pros and cons of EV charging, and also hear about the not-so-great results of Christian’s MRI on his hips. Biebers involve almonds and tourists.

Direct download: 2023_10_03_0456.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

This episode of DXP begins with a heads-up about Christian’s upcoming trip, after which we talk a bit about the resolution of the writers’ strike. We discuss divorce attorney James Sexton’s appearance on Lex Fridman’s podcast, and then talk about Coldplay’s and U2’s use of cutting-edge tech in their live shows. We mock Gen Z’s delusional belief that they invented anything, and then once we are (or one of us is) pretty incapacitated we attempt to discuss genetics and simulation theory. Biebers involve Facebook Marketplace and Parmesan cheese.

Direct download: 2023_09_26_0455.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we spend the bulk of our time discussing (the limited information we have about) the recent allegations against Russell Brand. We also delve into the backlash he has faced, and whether it is fair to rush to judgment given the lack of specifics or charges. We also discuss the topic of minimalism, and “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns. Biebers involve copying and pasting.

Direct download: 2023_09_20_0454.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58pm PDT

In this episode of DXP we whine and moan about getting old, focusing in particular on whether it's worth it to live for a long time. We discuss the issue of "cutting out toxic people," wondering just how much of its justification is just psychobabble. We make fun of evangelicalism's sensationalism, and then share biebers involving Apple Homekit and Britney mics.

Direct download: 2023_09_14_0453.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we tackle such monumental topics as whether marriage ceremonies should use “man and wife” or “husband and wife” (and what about the gays? Seems kind of unfair). We also address the recent government shutdown in the form of Mitch McConnell, and then learn why Zip-Lock technology has run its course. Pastor Jack jacks off again, and we share biebers about computer desks and digital volume controls.

Direct download: 2023_08_30_0451.mp3
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We kick off this episode with some brief reflections on the recent Republican presidential debate, and then discuss how Russia FOR SURE didn’t assassinate that one coup leader dude. We talk about a retired guy who builds monolithic structures in his backyard in his spare time, and then speed through random thoughts involving stretchy jeans, Indiana Jones, car antennas, and left vs. right. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, and we share biebers involving traffic and bread bags.

Direct download: 2023_08_25_0450.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we learn that one of us is still apparently a pastor, calling into question this entire podcast. We discuss pink-eye and the American healthcare system, and then talk about recent legislation allowing children to serve liquor. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns and allows us to weigh in on everything from Catholicism, to Hawaii, to demonic aliens. Biebers involve road work and non-disturbing videos.

Direct download: 2023_08_12_0449.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we try to flex on one another about who’s better at the Wordle until we find out that we’re actually pretty even. We discuss psychedelics and a couple recent experiences in particular, and then talk about the new film, Oppenheimer, wondering aloud how much propaganda is mingled in with the otherwise Oscar-worthy storytelling. No biebers this week!

Direct download: 2023_08_01_0448.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

We begin this episode of DXP with yet another tale of a nepo-baby, and this one is a serious deep cut. Jason shares his plans for his next “journey,” and we debate how much pain we’d endure for how much gain. We discuss Jason Aldean’s lynchin’ song, and we revisit the issue of unions and scabs. We talk about NPCs and then share biebers involving interest rates and TikToks.

Direct download: 2023_07_26_0447.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:13pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we weigh in on the writers’ strike in Hollywood (and give props to the actors for joining them). We talk about the soldier who defected to North Korea, and then revisit our “Where’s the Lie?” segment in order to help men save money. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns with a warning that he himself has never heeded, and biebers involve stoplights and insurance companies.  

Direct download: 2023_07_19_0446.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of DXP Jason talks about his upcoming relocation to Orange County as well as his next career move. We talk about the tribalism that plagues virtually all online political discourse, and use this as a springboard for a new segment called “Where’s the Lie?” We do another “Pastor Jack’s Off,” weigh in on the recent Jonah Hill controversy, and then share biebers involving cyber security and peanut butter.

Direct download: 2023_07_15_0445.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17am PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we hear from a YouTuber who wonders aloud whether Americans’ overall sloppiness and disregard of style is a symptom of a greater problem. We then revisit “Pastor Jack’s Off” and learn about how everyone except Republicans want the earth’s population dead.

Direct download: 2023_06_29_0444.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

After an initial false start, we begin this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors with a discussion of the new TV series, Silo. We talk about the recent implosion of the Titan submersible, and focus on whether we should have compassion for those who died on the expedition. We discuss the new rules for Best Picture nominees at the Oscars, and conclude with biebers involving pronunciation and traffic.

Direct download: 2023_06_24_0443.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we touch upon the death of televangelist Pat Robertson (and whether it’s okay to celebrate such deaths). An unanswered Jeopardy question leaves us wondering how godless we’ve become, and then we discuss the Trump indictment. “Pastor Jack’s Off” returns, prompting a conversation about the so-called 1000-year reign of Christ, and biebers involve doctors and something else we can’t remember right now.

Direct download: 2023_06_16_0442.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04pm PDT

We begin this episode with a voice mail asking about our favorite foreign films, which somehow leads to the issue of trans athletes and competitive sports. We hear an update about the Oath Keepers’ founder and his Red Rider BB Gun, and then we hear some timely admonitions regarding pride and the Antichrist from Jack Hibbs. Biebers involve deodorant and toilet paper.

Direct download: 2023_06_09_0441.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:10pm PDT

We begin this episode of DXP with a plug for a new documentary about how extort a jet from a soda company. We then hear from a caller asking about “parasocial relationships” which apparently is a thing now. We discuss AI-generated movies, and then resume our “Pastor Jack’s Off” series in which Jack Hibbs explains the evils of metropolises. Biebers involve belt loops and virtual dials.

Direct download: 2023_05_17_0440.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we discuss the recent verdict in the Trump sexual assault case. We talk about the Netflix show, Shrinking, and then share some of the downsides of being an “old soul.” We consider how accountable groups like the Proud Boys should be given how lied-to they are, and then share biebers involving exercise and key fobs.

Direct download: 2023_05_09_0439.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of DXP we talk about seeing the new film, Air, produced by and starring Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. We briefly discuss How to Blow Up a Pipeline and The Artifice Girl, and then turn our attention to the difficulty Mormons must have jacking off. We hear from a Scotsman with questions about Easter and U2, and then one of our favorite callers issues a warning about AI. Biebers involve TikTok and unintended puns.

Direct download: 2023_05_03_0438.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we discuss amazing lyricists who can’t sing very well. We then shoot the shit about a bunch of stuff that we can’t remember because we recorded this a whole two days ago. Christian updates us about a new show, “Jury Duty,” and then we hear Jack Hibbs stammer like an idiot in “Pastor Jack’s Off” (apparently his end-times views are too complex even for Satan to grasp). Biebers involve Spotify and indoor climate changes.

Direct download: 2023_04_25_0437.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

We kick off this episode with random discussions about such riveting topics as tacos vs. burritos, trucks vs. semis, and morale vs. moral support. We talk about the issue of appropriation in general, and Cleopatra in particular, and then hear some pearls of wisdom on the topic of democracy from DXP’s favorite man of the cloth, Jack-off Hibbs. Biebers involve traffic lanes and conversing with no one.

Direct download: 2023_04_25_0436.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we hear from an old favorite, whose voicemail makes it clear that Jason’s taste in movies sucks and that Orientals aren’t that bad. We discuss the indictment of former president Donald Trump, highlighting both the hypocrisy of the criminal justice system as well as how seeing him go to prison would make the hypocrisy worthwhile. “Pastor Jack’s Off” with Jack Hibbs returns, and we then share biebers involving wall art and dishonest political discourse.

Direct download: 2023_04_04_0435.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21pm PDT

 We begin this episode with (surprise) a discussion about the fear death, wondering whether it’s just FOMO that would be eliminated if we were all to die at the same time. We hear from a caller seeking to reconcile the “kinder gentler” version of Catholicism he hears from us with the rigorous kind he grew up with. We revisit the proposed TikTok ban and then do another segment of “Pastor Jack’s Off” with Jack Hibbs, after which we share biebers involving dictionaries and pronunciation.

Direct download: 2023_03_28_0434.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

This episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors begins with a debrief about our (failed) attempt to watch the Oscar-winning film “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (Jason tried. He really did). We discuss the proposed ban of TikTok, wondering aloud whether the supposed enemy is China or freedom of expression. “Pastor Jack’s Off” with Jack Hibbs makes its return, and biebers involve wrinkles and notifications.

Direct download: 2023_03_21_0433.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

 We begin this episode with a discussion about the Oscars and about the relevance of movies in general. We hear from a big-boned caller whose skeleton is apparently quite large, and then Christian updates us on his son, Zeke, who recently experienced heart failure. “Pastor Jack’s Off” with Jack Hibbs returns, followed by biebers involving bread and childish adults.  

Direct download: 2023_03_14_0432.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we discuss Jesus Revolution, the brand new film about the origins of our former church, Calvary Chapel. We talk about what we think they got right, what they left out, and whether any of it matters. We force ourselves to listen to more Jack Hibbs for our segment “Pastor Jack’s Off,” and then share biebers involving water pressure and online shopping carts.

Direct download: 2023_02_28_0431.mp3
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We begin episode #430 talking about Madonna’s new look, springboarding into a discussion of the patriarchy and what the best response to it might be. We talk about the film “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande,” which proposes a better approach to Hollywood’s demands upon women to cease aging. We hear from a listener about suicide  and mental conditioning, and then laugh at Pastor Jack Hibbs’ take on UFOs and demons. Biebers involve AC and sodium.

Direct download: 2023_02_21_0430.mp3
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We begin this episode with a discussion of such classics as The Fabelmans, E.T., and Catch Me If You Can (we also discuss whether Steven Spielberg is actually a good director). We talk about the “He Gets Us” Superbowl ad campaign, and then hear from a listener about the issue of atheism. “Pastor Jack’s Off” with Jack Hibbs returns, and we share biebers involving annoying questions and micro expressions.

Direct download: 2023_02_16_0429.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07pm PDT

We begin this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors with an unplanned disagreement about who the world’s most famous person is (and no, neither of us said “the Pope,” although that’s probably a better answer than what we came up with). We hear from a caller asking about whether suicide is always a bad thing, and then discuss the issue of “rapture trauma.” Our new segment, “Pastor Jack’s Off” with Jack Hibbs returns, and then we share biebers involving boldness and marketing.

Direct download: 2023_02_07_0428.mp3
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This episode begins with a serious dilemma with no good solution. We hear from a listener who challenges us about our obsession with death and the end of days (but honestly, doesn’t positivity need prior privilege to exist in the first place?). We discuss the issue of female solidarity, and then share biebers involving gathering ammo and, oh yeah, female solidarity.

Direct download: 2023_02_02_0427.mp3
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We kick off this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors by discussing the films of Baz Luhrmann (and the new Elvis one in particular). We look back on the hilarious Jeffrey Toobin masturbatory episode, and then discuss the issue of “Rapture Anxiety,” wondering aloud how bad we should feel for people who believe in stupid shit without evidence. We coin a term for a new segment, “Pastor Jack’s Off,” during which we listen to and make fun of Pastor Jack Hibbs. Biebers involve award shows and Hollywood nepotism?

Direct download: 2023_01_24_0426.mp3
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We begin this episode of DXP with a discussion of weight loss and its impact on life’s most important activities (like tying shoes). We update everyone on the progress of Moist January, and then hear from a caller about the prospect of death. We play a voicemail questioning a common atheist argument against Christianity, and then spend a fair bit of time getting frustrated with Pastor Jack Hibbs. Biebers involve shaving sensitive areas and deboarding airplanes.

Direct download: 2023_01_17_0425.mp3
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This episode begins with what can only be described as a bone-chilling voicemail from a redhead. We then discuss the new year, the recent Paul McCartney documentary, and how olden-times people knew what they looked like. We discuss where all the occultists have gone, and then share biebers involving packing tape and the NYT Wordle.

Direct download: 2023_01_07_0424.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:08pm PDT

We begin this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors talking about how weirdly enigmatic Jim Carrey has become. We talk about Christmas gifts and snowmobiling (which is a thing people do for some reason that Jason cannot fathom). We discuss the second season of The White Lotus, and then spend the remainder of the show listening to and making fun of “Pastor” Jack Hibbs. No biebers this week!

Direct download: 2022_12_19_0423.mp3
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This episode of DXP begins with a discussion about the new Trump Trading Cards which, although digital and not physical, are still somehow “limited.” We hear from a caller about the film “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” and then are challenged by another caller about 75 year-old boobs. We discuss Accelerationism, and then debate whether it’s okay for a restaurant to refuse service to an evangelical activist group. Biebers involve crap UX and locked-up liquor.

Direct download: 2022_12_16_0422.mp3
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This episode begins with a discussion of Indonesia’s recent ban on premarital sex (how do you even enforce that?). We continue this thread with a voicemail about the issue of sex before marriage, and we then interact with a TikTok about people no longer being attracted to their partners, and whether one sex handles that criticism better than the other. Biebers involve hygiene routines and overly clever heaters.

Direct download: 2022_12_09_0421.mp3
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We begin episode #420 by commemorating the number in the most obvious way possible. We attempt to discuss Christian turning 50, and then try to talk about the World Cup for a bit. Jason does his best to explain why we’re pronouncing “Iran” correctly, and then we attempt to address Gen-Z’s itchy trigger finger when it comes to canceling people they disagree with. Biebers involve button-downs and ChapStick.

Direct download: 2022_12_01_0420.mp3
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We begin this episode with a recap of Christian’s recent trip to England, highlighting all the ways we suck compared to them (we are better at teeth, I’ll give us that). We discuss the World Cup and the U.S. Men’s National Team, and then turn our attention to the issue of free speech, and Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover in particular. Biebers involve pedestrian protocols and cold showers.

Direct download: 2022_11_24_0419.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm PDT

We begin this week’s episode with a brief discussion of the recent midterm elections, lamenting how overblown expectations unduly shape our view of the outcome. We springboard from Kanye to Kyrie Irving and talk about whether or not his actions were truly antisemitic (as well as what that label even means). We talk Twitter and Elon Musk, and then share biebers involving important discussions and unannounced pop-ins.

Direct download: 2022_11_11_0418.mp3
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We begin this episode of Drunk EX-Pastors discussing Game of Thrones: House of the Dragon. We then turn our attention to Herschel Walker, who’s some ex-sportsball who wants to be a politician. We talk about a recent poll’s findings on the supposed decline of Christianity among Americans, as well as the idea of America as a theocracy. After talking briefly about parenthood, we share biebers involving special effects and Microsoft Word.

Direct download: 2022_11_01_0417.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43pm PDT

We begin this episode of DXP with a voicemail discussing proper toilet seat etiquette. We then hear from an expert in the field of death and dismemberment about how much we should charge to cut off a pinky. We discuss (and disagree over) Ricky Gervais’s thoughts about science versus religion, and then hear from a listener about whether marriage strengthens romantic commitments. Biebers involve Spotify and traffic signals.

Direct download: 2022_10_28_0416.mp3
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We begin this episode with the realization that Eminem just turned 50, which leads us into a discussion about musical trends over the last several decades. We imagine how someone from the 1950s would react to being shown an iPad, and then discuss a flyer we recently received urging us to prepare for the return of Christ. We briefly touch upon vaccine hysteria, and then share biebers involving Amazon deliveries and people on TV talking to others who don’t understand them.

Direct download: 2022_10_17_0415.mp3
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In this episode of DXP we revisit our Kanye/Bieber distinction (as well as touch upon the current beef between these two morons). We discuss the docu-series “Welcome to Wrexham,” and then wonder aloud whether it would matter that much if the Earth had no helium left for birthday balloons. We contemplate how much our pinkies are worth, and then wish the #MeToo movement a happy 5th birthday.

Direct download: 2022_10_10_0414.mp3
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We begin this episode by shouting out a couple DXP listeners who made their way to the Well & Table this past week, and then banter a bit about nothing in particular. We discuss “Planetary Defense,” which is a recent NASA experiment in which we try to alter the trajectory of an asteroid (think the film Armageddon, only real). We talk about another experiment on the subject of “Learned Helplessness,” which explains why, when you’re down on your luck, it’s so hard to turn things around. Biebers involve icemakers expired water.

Direct download: 2022_10_02_0413.mp3
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In this episode Jason is derided (again) for thinking he can run for five miles. We turn our attention once again to the book “4000 Weeks,” discussing the issue of cherishing the time we have on this earth and seeking novel experiences that slow time down. A caller brings up abortion, which leads into a discussion about a possibly looming civil war. Biebers involve dishonest memes and martial arts.

Direct download: 2022_09_21_0412.mp3
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We begin this episode of DXP with a voicemail addressing Jason’s (clearly unthought-out) claim to be able to run five miles. We then hear from Christian about his recent trip to Italy and Greece: Religious relics, victims in Pompeii, old-timey sex positions, Roman fashion, and the incredible architecture of the Pantheon and Sistine Chapel. Biebers involve pushy women and people-mover etiquette.

Direct download: 2022_09_16_0411.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21pm PDT

This episode of DXP begins with a discussion about what may become a disturbing trend regarding worker pay for remote employees. Speaking of disturbing, we then talk quite a bit about ear wax for some reason, after which we break down the ethics of euthanasia. We finish with a discussion of the so-called “male gaze” in TV and movies, wondering how bad the supposed double standard really is. Biebers involve autopay and online questionnaires.

Direct download: 2022_08_23_0410.mp3
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We begin this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors by discussing the recent findings from the James Webb telescope, springboarding to the idea that there is virtue in agnosticism rather than in smug certainty. Then we return to the book “4,000 Weeks: Time Management for Mortals.” We discuss issues such as finding joy in the mundane and everyday tasks of life, whether “getting ahead of ourselves” is a good or bad thing, and why so many pursuits don’t seem legit if they’re not profitable monetarily. Biebers involve surveys and slow morons.

Direct download: 2022_08_19_0409.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we discuss the book “4,000 Weeks: Time Management for Mortals,” wondering aloud whether the final third of our lives is preferable to the first two-thirds due to the fact that we’re not complete morons anymore. We discuss whether the FBI’s raid of Mar-a-Lago was justified, and then end with a bieber involving annoying advertising tactics.

Direct download: 2022_08_12_0408.mp3
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In this episode of DXP we briefly discuss biblical miracles in the light of that kayaker who just got swallowed by a whale. We turn our attention to the current court case against Alex Jones, and then hear from a loyal listener who wants to fight one of us. We play another voicemail about how running 100 miles without stopping isn’t actually that hard. We revisit the issue of Hollywood’s beauty standards, and then share biebers involving milkshakes and tech.

Direct download: 2022_08_04_0407.mp3
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We begin this episode of DXP by discussing how rewarding it is at our age NOT to do things, but NOT to do them, if that makes sense. We talk about a recent study that calls into question what we thought we knew about chemical imbalances and depression. We wrestle with the issue of “doing our own research,” and then share biebers involving passing cars on the freeway and whether traditional meal times make sense.

Direct download: 2022_07_29_0406.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55pm PDT

We begin this episode by discussing the recent Paramount+ show, The Offer (and potentially spoil a 50-year-old film in the process). We wonder aloud whether bands know when they have a hit song, and then discuss potential plans to move to a foreign country. And we wrap up by talking about the level of brainwashing necessary to convince the populous that working 50 hours a week is a good idea. Biebers involve false praise and streaming ads.

Direct download: 2022_07_22_0405.mp3
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We begin this episode by discussing the recent Paramount+ show, The Offer (and potentially spoil a 50-year-old film in the process). We wonder aloud whether bands know when they have a hit song, and then discuss potential plans to move to a foreign country. And we wrap up by talking about the level of brainwashing necessary to convince the populous that working 50 hours a week is a good idea. Biebers involve false praise and streaming ads.

Direct download: 2022_07_22_0405.mp3
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We begin this episode by discussing the recent Paramount+ show, The Offer (and potentially spoil a 50-year-old film in the process). We wonder aloud whether bands know when they have a hit song, and then discuss potential plans to move to a foreign country. And we wrap up by talking about the level of brainwashing necessary to convince the populous that working 50 hours a week is a good idea. Biebers involve false praise and streaming ads.

Direct download: 2022_07_22_0405.mp3
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We begin this episode recounting Christian’s recent travels in Alaska and Canada and move on from there to talk about The Offer, Paramount+’s new show about the making of The Godfather. We take a voice mail from a listener about whether the luxury we experience in today’s society is good for us or not. We talk briefly about how fun it is to watch The Sixth Sense with someone who’s never seen it. Biebers involve notifications and tipping dealers.

Direct download: 2022_07_15_0404.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:54pm PDT

We begin this week’s episode discussing how important connection to where you grew up could be. Christian discusses his new problem of his eyes leaking when he’s happy. We play a voice mail about stuttering and then discuss a series of voice mails about whether the Bible condemns or maybe even supports abortion. We wonder if fear mongering about what the Supreme Court will do next is warranted. We end by discussing whether a new major religion is possible in the future. Biebers involve car chases and TV show extras.

Direct download: 2022_07_01_0403.mp3
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We begin this week’s show by revisiting our discussion about Top Gun: Maverick (and hopefully clarify some things about Kelly McGillis), after which we hear from a listener about gun laws and HIPPA policies. We make a few remarks about Daylight/Standard Time, and then wonder aloud what we want to be when we grow up. Biebers involve printer ink and standing in the rain.  

Direct download: 2022_06_23_0402.mp3
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We begin episode #401 by wondering whether Jeff Probst has played a more significant role in our lives than we previously realized. We hear from a caller who accidentally makes incest not sound so bad, and then wonder who the Dems may run if Biden wanders off and is never heard from again. We discuss Daylight Savings Time, and then address the horrific injustice of Kelly McGillis not being cast in the new Top Gun movie. Biebers involve obliviots and Harry Potter.

Direct download: 2022_06_16_0401.mp3
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We start this episode of DXP by agreeing to keep doing this because all the freaking out about this possibly being our final show. We hear from a caller about how cell phones are the death of both comedy and drama, and we then puzzle over the size of the universe. We consider joining an outreach team that frequents strip clubs, and then hear from another listener about the abortion issue. Biebers involve showers and filthy wizards.

Direct download: 2022_06_10_0400.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we discuss the new Top Gun film, after which we turn our attention to what by now is like 10 mass shootings ago. We wrestle with the issue of survivor’s guilt, and then try to explain the Internet to an hypothetical person from the ‘80s. We hear an argument for why we’re living in a computerized simulation, and then address a common pro-choice argument. Biebers involve eyewear and streaming services.

Direct download: 2022_05_31_0399.mp3
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We begin this episode with a voicemail about how it’s supposedly elitist to complain about cleaning ladies, and we then talk a bit about Donald Glover’s show, Atlanta, as well as Jerrod Carmichael’s comedy special, On the Count of 3. We talk stocks a bit, we hear from a longtime patron asking about why evangelical pro-lifers aren’t against IVF, and we then discuss the merits of canceling student debt. Coincidentally, biebers involve brooms and magic.      

Direct download: 2022_05_19_0398.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we (and one of us in particular) voices significant frustration at the fact that house cleaners insist on touching and moving everything you own. We discuss the looming collapse of the American Empire, and then discuss Roe v. Wade, and specifically whether any of the popular arguments for abortion actually work (and whether that even matters). Biebers involve tuna cans and mouthy restaurant patrons.     

Direct download: 2022_05_10_0397.mp3
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In this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors we hear from a listener who calls into question a very common (but apparently meaningless) phrase, after which we hear why Christian should not play the stock market. We weigh in on the potential overturning of Roe V. Wade. We discuss whether there’s a difference between making college free and canceling student debt, and then share biebers involving receipt paper and key fobs.    

Direct download: 2022_05_04_0396.mp3
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We begin this episode of DXP with an update on the films and TV shows we’ve been watching lately (with a focus on Severance). We discuss Elon Musk’s recent purchase of Twitter, breaking down why everyone is either rejoicing about it or having a complete meltdown. We talk Johnny Depp/Amber Heard, and weigh in on Ron DeSantis’s culture war in Florida (does CRT really teach kids to hate their country? And is that necessarily a bad thing?). Biebers involve hyperlinks and twitch streamers.   

Direct download: 2022_04_27_0395.mp3
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In this episode of DXP we hear from an angry Goonies enthusiast, and then we play a TikTok about how to use capitalism to stop police from shooting black people. We discuss the issue of contradictions in the Bible, and then springboard into a discussion of the dubious math that evangelicals employ to justify their support for Israel. We talk about our former church, Calvary Chapel, and then hear from a caller about the Victoria’s Secret model with Down Syndrome. Biebers involve Geico and the olds.   

Direct download: 2022_04_13_0393.mp3
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We begin this episode with a voicemail from an old friend asking about the long-term effects of believing that Jesus could return at any moment. We discuss the movie about Calvary Chapel that is currently under production, and then hear from another listener asking about whether one needs to be a part of a particular demographic in order to have a valid opinion about them. We introduce the so-called Egg Theory, and then share biebers involving deadlines and TikTok.   

Direct download: 2022_04_05_0392.mp3
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We begin this episode discussing the idea that “ignorance is bliss,” and then turn our attention to the various attempts of Big Tech to turn us all into human cyborgs (or is it just rich people who get this?). After talking briefly about Biden’s new tax proposal we break down “the slap heard ‘round the world.” Biebers involve Hulu accounts and limiting discourse.  

Direct download: 2022_03_30_0391.mp3
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We begin this episode by reflecting on the latest Batman movie and theorizing that the caped crusader’s identity could only be that of a rich white man. We play a couple voicemails from callers who like to listen to us talk about things we know little about, for some reason. We tackle the issue of wealth, trying to decide whether it would make life too boring, and then revisit the issue of non-monogamy. Biebers involve parking spots and Instagram filters.

Direct download: 2022_03_24_0390.mp3
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We begin this episode of Drunk Ex-Pastors with yet another story about Christian losing consciousness, after which we briefly weigh in on the issue of doping in sports. We touch on the new Apple TV+ series, Severance, and then play a voicemail about the end times. We hear from another listener regarding the war in Ukraine, and then spend the entire second half of the show arguing about it. Biebers involve airline seats and clutter.

Direct download: 2022_03_17_0389.mp3
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