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Provocative and insightful exploratory inner-views with leaders in a variety of specialties who have first-hand experience with topics that most people don’t dare approach, much less unpack. Put aside your points-of-view for a few minutes, or forever, and join us for a mind-stretching and awareness expanding adventure through planetary events and beyond.If you are attached to any religious or political doctrine, and not willing to expand beyond your beliefs, this is NOT the show for you. Get ...
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NY Times Best-selling author, Neale Donald Walsch, shares his experiences and his conversations with God. His newest, and potentially final book, GodTalk, released just two months before the recording. GodTalk includes more of Walsch's thoughts and revelations, intermixed with stories from every day average people who realized God was speaking to t…
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Brother-Sister duo, James and Lauren, from the Sorta Kinda Funny Podcast join us for a festive chat focused on leaving the Mormon church. What does the Book of Mormon teach? Why is some if it harmful? What lessons did they learn that led them to reevaluate their religion? And are boobs even real? This and more in a great, educational and entertaini…
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Dr. Bridget Cole Williams, M.D. and career family physician shares her story on how research, data, and facts changed her mind on cannabis and its essential use in medicine. Now, as a published author, speaker, and advocate for cannabis, she helps inform us as she does her patients, on the truth behind why CBD, THC, and all the various ingredients …
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Our Season 2 Finale is full of laughs, call-backs, recaps and cameos! Plus fantastic conversation and music from Brendan and Gabrielle of Wheatus! The focus of our main discussion is on Modern Dating. It's a far cry from what we witnessed in years past. Where meeting at a bar or on a dating app was stigmatized even a decade ago, is now par for the …
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In this episode we delve into the complexities of the D word: Divorce. Tune in as Matt and returning guests Natalie Duvnjak and Peter Toomey discuss exploring the emotions and personal growth that accompany this life-altering process. Through candid stories and expert insights from Dr. Jen and Joe Yensel of The Cole Center, they unpack what divorce…
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As Season 2 nears its end, we take a temperature from people across the state, country, and globe. Is our hypothesis, that most of us live somewhere left or right of center, accurate? Dozens of interviews recorded at the annual Twins Days Festival, where twins, families, and visitors from all over the world come together to celebrate the uniqueness…
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In this compelling episode, we have eye-opening discussions with survivors of various religious cults. Our guests share deeply personal experiences as victims of the misuse of religious texts and promises of a greater life or afterlife. These accounts serve as cautionary tales, reminding us to use skepticism, critical analysis, and a steadfast comm…
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What happens when the Good Book is used with less than good intentions? Join us as we delve into the topic of fear-based Bible teachings and explore ways in which deceptive interpretations of scripture have been utilized to instill fear, manipulate behavior, and maintain control. We have faith in the fact that you are going to appreciate the heaven…
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An insightful discussion about what it means to be the best version of YOU. With a wonderful panel of guests who are passionate about personal growth. Their anecdotes, stories and experiences offer relatable insights into the challenges and triumphs of the journey towards being your overall best self mentally, physically, and emotionally. With a ki…
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Join us for a candid conversation about death and grief from the perspective of our co-producer, Porche Brenner, and our returning panelist, Rachel Aidala, who both experienced the devastating loss of a loved one. We're also joined by our good friend and Pastoral Care Director, Shannon M. Blower, as well as a new voice on the panel, Hospice and Pal…
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In this episode, we discuss the flaws in the education system in America from the viewpoint of educators and parents. They share their experiences navigating the system and give insight into how funding, politics, fear, violence, and more impact educators, students, parents, and our society at large. With our Musician Spotlight on Marcellus Hall & …
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A wild episode from the final recording of 2022, on Dec. 28th, Matt's b-day! New faces, returning guests, and special surprises fill an entertaining episode for Season 2. They share their controversial takes on everything from music and films to God and Santa Claus. Is the Rock a good actor? Does Porche actually like Polka music? Is Stanley Kubrick…
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Many of us who were raised by more traditional parents grew into adults and witnessed a totally different type of child – the one kicking the back of our seat on the airplane or throwing a public fit with no parental invention. We’ve also seen this completely different parent than what we remember. This new one who seems passive, if not permissive.…
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A frustrating topic leads to a heated debate: Cancel Culture. What does it look like? Does it really exist or is it a facade? The Right and the Left clash over what's considered canceled and what's simply the public using their voices to hold the powerful accountable. Do corporations actually have a moral cause or are they doing a consumer risk ass…
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As a perfect follow-up to the previous episode on purity culture, the Going There team takes a road trip to Philadelphia, PA, for a special one-on-one conversation. Matt meets with Erica Smith, the creator of the Purity Culture Dropout program and author of My Sexual Values Workbook. Erica talks to her experience in working with clients traumatized…
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Especially prevalent in the 1990s and early 2000s, the phenomenon known as purity culture reached a nationwide status and was echoed by the Evangelicals and moral majority. It focused on waiting until marriage to remain 'pure' in God's eyes. From purity rings, v-card declarations, body and sex shaming, anti-feminist ideologies and teachings of eter…
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As a culture, we've become addicted to true crime content, whether a podcast, streaming series, or documentary. Can consuming true crime content in heavy doses verge on being irresponsible? What's the difference between a docuseries and a dramatized serial? Are our viewership and consumption dangerous or disrespectful to the ones who are left behin…
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Between the 24 hour news cycle, doom scrolling, and the presence of disinformation, it's hard not to spiral. But burying your head in the sand is not a viable option. How do we keep the balance? This informative discussion features veteran journalists, educators and communication professionals. Plus the musical stylings of Alex Ariff and The Wali S…
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What happens when TV Shows, Movies, and art fall out of grace with our culture because of themes, characters and language being deemed as offensive? What makes a film or show controversial and what enables it to be redeemed? Are there objectively offensive works or does every piece of art deserve redemption? Can we reconcile the culture of the past…
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What is behind the "War on Christmas?" Where did it come from, and it is even a reality? In the eyes of conservative Christians, Christmas became a target in the as our culture has evolved to be more inclusive of other religions and holiday practices. The facade that the left is trying to "Cancel Christmas" by being more inclusive is the hill that …
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On June 24, 2022, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that affirmed the constitutional right to abortion. Over decades, research has demonstrated that abortion bans most severely impact people in marginalized groups who already struggle to access health care, including abortion. Where do we draw the…
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Join Matt and Lindsay as they chat with Kate aka The Girl with A Microphone about how it feels to stand up for those who are targeted and how overnight-internet-celebrity has two very different sides of an important coin. Social justice isn't new, and those who work to uphold it have been there from the start. The biggest changes in social justice …
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Organized religion has been around for thousands of years. Christianity has defined its practices on loving thy neighbor and treating others with kindness... but there is a dark side that only some are brave enough to speak out about. Ostracized and discredited by their congregations, and even friends and family, these individuals shed light on one…
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The body positivity movement of late is in stark contrast to what most of us grew up with, including body negativity, fat shaming, and diet culture. We're joined by a health coach, weight-loss cult trauma survivor, and body positivity advocate to discuss this heavy topic. Personal stories, experiences and trauma shape our self-image and play into s…
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The panel discusses our short attention spans with caring for devastating events and loss. Gun violence, Covid, Ukraine, hurricanes, and the list goes on. Hashtags trend for a few days and then we, as a society move on. Leaving behind only our empty thoughts and prayers. Musician Spotlight: Evan Crommett. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf…
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What comes to mind when you hear the term "Baby Boomer"? How about someone in Generation X? What do you think of when you hear someone's a Millennial? How about Gen Z? These generational identities span more than 50 years and make up almost the entirety of all adults in the US today. A panel representing all of these generations discuss the events,…
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With all the issues the next generation are going to have to live through: School shootings, the global climate crisis, democracy at risk of being dismantled, and many more, we pose a serious and complicated question... is the future f*cked? Matt is joined by an economist, a public servant, a child psychologist, parents and a pre-K teacher to help …
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In our Season 2 premiere, we ask the question "Where do we go from here?" It's meta in the sense that we're talking about the show as well as the state of the world. We're joined by a panel that includes a teacher, parents, a virologist and a vaccine guinea pig. Together they discuss how things have been since Season 1 and what the future might loo…
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Marc Peycker is well-known in the woo woo world and beyond as a fearless seeker of doorways that project those who are brave into previously unknown realities that will unlock the secrets of the universe and more! Marc is a Transformational Coach who specializes in Closure, which is a powerful process that you can use to change your relationship wi…
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In the final Bonus Episode for Season 1, Matt catches up with journalist, presenter and podcaster Louise Blain of Podworld, Killt and BBC Radio 3. They nerd out on horror movies, video games, soundtracks, true crime and Michael Fassbender. Louise shares her experience of being a podcast & radio personality who stands for something in today’s divide…
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Matt, Jo and LeJon are joined by podcast host David Loos of The Illuminating Mycelium show out of Minnesota. David shares his views on the importance of hallucinogens, especially psilocybin mushrooms. Jo chimes in on her positive experiences with certain drugs and LeJon tells his stories of bad trips as a cautionary tale of the wrong settings. The …
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Juan and Wendy, the hosts of the Don't Tell My Grandma podcast, call in from Tokyo to chat with Matt & Lindsay about getting married and the cultural expectations. As a Dominican man and an adopted Chinese-American female, they share their experiences with the ins and outs of dating and befriending people from other cultures and religions. From rac…
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Matt & Lindsay are still in CA chatting with Caleb Hudson, talking about his pool party fundraiser in all its glory! They capture some amazing on-location bites about TrailMixer and its impact on LGBTQ+ youth. They talk to Rick Gilles, a TrailMixer board member about the event and how they incorporated Juneteenth. And Matt chats with their star per…
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June is Pride month, so Matt and Lindsay visit beautiful, sunny California to meet up with Caleb Hudson aka A Boy Named Barbara for the first official bonus episode! Caleb shares his journey from devout Christian with identity issues to proud, queer activist with authentic self-expression. He shares some wonderful insights & resources for people wh…
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Furries, Swingers & Doms! Oh my! We end Season 1 exploring kink, fetish & lifestyles. Rara & Dara of the Pink Kink Podcast teach us about kink and do some myth-busting. Our friend Carter shares personal & community aspects of furries, plushies & inflatophiles. Brenna & Brian of the Front Porch Swingers podcast help convince LeJon he may need to be …
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The hosts turn to speakers in the climate space for guidance, insight & hope. New Zealander, Mark Spencer of the Climactic Podcast, shares witnessing the real effects of climate change throughout the world and getting certified in Al Gore’s climate initiative. The titular host of Talking Climate Change with Yash Negi, from India, talks about his sc…
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Peter Wilson is back with more goodness relating to how to wake up within the system, that many don’t even know they have been enslaved into and he is sharing the pragmatic tools you can use today to liberate yourself permanently! Peter’s career as a warrior for liberty spans many years and he is also a martial arts school owner from the UK who joi…
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Hassan Rogers rejoins the hosts for a conversation on homophobia & transphobia through different social lenses. They discuss how this bigotry varies from white, black & brown communities, to religious, academic & other subsets of our culture. Hassan’s colleagues Tabitha and Syrmylin call in to tell their unique stories in navigating the LGBTQ+ expe…
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Nicola Graham aka the Anti-Racist White Chick shares valuable insight on what it looks like to be white and stand against racial injustice. The hosts talk discuss their own prejudices and how awareness & the willingness to engage on the topic is where it all begins. They share methods & resources for starting your antiracist journey. Musician Caleb…
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Blogger Mattie Jo Cowsert talks about the role of religion in our understanding of sexual identity, & how her journey from purity culture to spiritual reconstruction led to her documenting her tale. As a Missourian, middle class girl, moving to NYC to live amongst the filthy rich, non-Christian, homosexual & anything but ‘midwest-normal’ opened her…
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Sheen's guest is Accelerating Consciousness Facilitator, Body and Being Tuner, Reality Explorer & Best Selling Author, Max Riggs! Recently, Max made the discovery that many Sensitive (Energetically Aware) people unknowingly have artificially aged themselves 12-21 years!! Most of us think that rapid aging is normal, but it isn’t! He has created a pr…
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Our justice system is overtly flawed, but prison & punishment keep out of public view much of the time. LeJon shares his personal story of spending 6 months in prison, what put him there and how he views rehabilitation and redemption. Several guests join the conversation to share their own experiences with the justice system, private prisons, incar…
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Financial Advisor Tom Hill joins the hosts for a discussion on Capitalism and the rigged game of Monopoly. They talk about red lining and the systemic issues that still play out today, as well as how the terms Socialism and Communism are incorrectly shouted in the public forum. Are Billionaires immoral? Is the wealth gap reasonable? Who gets a piec…
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Lindsay & Matt share their experiences of fertility treatments and having a miscarriage, and the hosts discuss the expectations of making babies & the stigma of infertility. Dr. Shannon Clark, MD, MMS, FACOG, Obstetrician, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist and TikTok phenom joins the show to tell her pregnancy story & why she started @BabiesAfter3…
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Sheen's guest is a warrior for liberty! Peter Wilson is a martial arts school owner from the UK and joined the Royal Navy where he specialized in weaponry and trained as an armourer. He spent 5 years in the military serving 3 seagoing deployments, 2 of which were in war zones. He has practiced and trained in various martial arts and holds a 6th Dan…
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Former Akron Beacon Journal Editor/VP & recently retired Professor, Jan Leach, joins the podcast to discuss fake news and our troubling lack of news media literacy. She and the hosts help decipher the differences in misinformation, disinformation, conspiracies, satire and the label of “fake news.” They cover the Conspiracy Theory Chart from @abbies…
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The group celebrates the holidays and Matt’s birthday by taking a break from the heavy to have some fun, nostalgic and self-indulgent conversations. Jo gets to share her love for ancient aliens, LeJon rattles off show theme and title ideas, and Matt brings in multiple guests from his past and present. Tina from the FB group Indie Pods United stops …
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The hosts tackle mental health head-on, with help from their guest Olivia Queener, a mother, veteran and PTSD survivor. She shares her very personal stories of being bullied in the military, her family’s stigma in seeking help, and losing her son to suicide. They call in a licensed therapist and counselor, Mandy Kirsch, to guide the group through m…
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Palliative Chaplain, Shannon M. Blower, rejoins the hosts for a discussion on the interpretation of sacred texts by groups and individuals who use them to play into political and social agendas. Shannon sheds a light on what "Sin" might actually mean and how to address it for our own mental health. Does God choose the President? Are natural disaste…
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The sex industry has been a multi-billion dollar piece of our society for decades while simultaneously being condemned by many of its consumers. Ellie Bou joins the show to share her experience as a webcam model and phone sex operator. They discuss to the stigmas of sex as well as the common kinks that people keep hidden. They put on their "Sunglas…
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