Godless Heathens Podcast
101 - Vincent Racaniello From TWIV

101 - Vincent Racaniello From TWIV

September 12, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Jeff's man-crush, Vincent Racaniello from the This Week in Virology Podcast. We discuss the Covid-19 virus, the vaccine, if boosters are needed, what's safe to do & what's not, and how the media is covering the pandemic among other things. After the interview, we have a short wrap up discussion.

 

Links:

Rogan & Sagura:

https://youtu.be/3O_7O9_nV10

 

Fridman & Racaniello:

https://youtu.be/G433fa01oMU

 

Recommendations:

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

TWIV Q&A:

https://www.youtube.com/user/profvrr

 

Jerry's Recommendation:

Into The Night:

https://www.netflix.com/title/81008221

 

Don's Recommendation:

Y: The Last Man:

https://www.hulu.com/series/y-the-last-man-9fb2d79b-1280-48be-b185-f989b9c9519a

 

 

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100 - Straight White American Jesus 2.0

100 - Straight White American Jesus 2.0

August 29, 2021

On this, the 100th episode, we welcome Dr. Dan Miller from The Straight White American Jesus podcast to join us in a discussion about our parallel "podcast journeys" through the years of dotards reign and the emergence of White Christian Nationalism. We also discuss his new book "Queer Democracy", available now!

 

Recommendations:

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

Dam Miller - Queer Democracy

https://www.routledge.com/Queer-Democracy-Desire-Dysphoria-and-the-Body-Politic/Miller/p/book/9780367757700

 

Jerry's Recommendation:

Covid Parenting:

https://slate.com/human-interest/2021/08/covid-parenting-risks-kids-delta-masks-cdc.html

 

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099 - The Prayer to End Atheism (wink)

099 - The Prayer to End Atheism (wink)

August 15, 2021

On this episode, we discuss mask mandates as schools are set to reopen and the reactions of some parents at local school board meetings. We also discuss the Global Prayer to End Atheism that was scheduled for @ pm EST Thursday August 12th, 2021.

 

Links:

 

Franklin, Tn.  School Board Meeting:

https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/08/12/tennessee-covid-mask-mandate-school-board-meeting-mh-eg-orig.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/

 

Miam Bialk

https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/08/who-is-mayim-bialik-a-terrible-choice-for-jeopardy-host/

 

Recommendations:

 

Jerry's Recommendation:

https://warzel.substack.com/p/i-need-to-stop-scrolling

 

Don's Recommendation:

https://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/y-the-last-man

 

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098 - 2020 V2.0

098 - 2020 V2.0

August 1, 2021

On this episode, with the rising infection rates of the Delta Variant we discuss the feeling of going through 2020 all over again. We also look at some of our social media intern's recent activity. 

 

Links:

TWIV

https://www.microbe.tv/twiv/

 

Recommendations:

 

Jerry's Recommendation:

Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/07/mike-lindells-plot-destroy-america/619593/

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

Kevin Kruse

https://www.amazon.com/White-Flight-Atlanta-Conservatism-Politics/dp/0691133867

 

Tig Notaro

https://www.hbo.com/specials/tig-notaro-drawn

 

Don's Recommendation:

Bosch

https://www.amazon.com/Bosch-Season-7/dp/B0958QPKTM

 

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097 - Hyper Objects

097 - Hyper Objects

July 18, 2021

In this episode, we discuss the concept of Hyper Objects. Don't worry we fall down a rabbit hole or two along the way.

 

Links:

 

Hyper Objects:

https://warzel.substack.com/p/we-are-not-ready

 

Covid:

His:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/07/15/man-undergoes-double-lung-transplant-covid/7975676002/

Hers:

https://www.theadvocate.com/acadiana/news/coronavirus/article_8a4b8208-e1cb-11eb-ba04-37f42eb02e90.html

 

Rich Eisen:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/2021/07/15/covid-nfl-networks-rich-eisen-battling-virus/7977940002/

 

 

Recommendations:

 

Don's Recommendation:

Succession:

https://www.hbo.com/succession

 

Jeff's Recommendations:

God & Green:

https://religionlab.virginia.edu/godgreen/

The Second:

https://www.amazon.com/Second-Race-Fatally-Unequal-America/dp/1635574250

 

Jerry's Recommendation:

Day of Rage:

https://youtu.be/jWJVMoe7OY0

 

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096 - New Church For The Heathens

096 - New Church For The Heathens

July 4, 2021

On this episode we discuss the The Church of Universal Suffrage, why the Council of Catholic Bishops wants to deny Joe Biden Communion, and the discovery of mass graves at Catholic Residential Schools in Canada.

 

Links:

 

Church of Universal Suffrage:

https://www.universalsuffragechurch.org/

 

SWAJ:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-catholic-bishops-vs-joe-biden/id1441649707?i=1000527167996

 

Canadian Residential Schools:

https://nationalpost.com/news/catholics-question-relationship-with-church-after-residential-school-grave-discovery

https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3dnyk/more-churches-torched-in-canada-as-outrage-against-catholics-grows

 

Recommendations:

 

Don's Recommendation's:

God Chat:

https://godchatpodcast.podbean.com/

It Could Happen Here:

https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-it-could-happen-here-30717896/

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

Day X:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/19/podcasts/far-right-german-extremism.html

 

Jerry's Recommendation:

WITH:

https://www.msnbc.com/msnbc-podcast/tracking-ufos-gideon-lewis-kraus-podcast-transcript-n1272712

 

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095 - Baby Steps

095 - Baby Steps

June 20, 2021

On this episode, we discuss the Southern Baptist Convention holding their annual conference in Nashville this year, and the election of their new President. We also Discuss Critical Race Theory because everybody is. Lastly we dig into a recent survey and give Australia another golf clap.

 

Links:

 

SBC:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/16/us/southern-baptist-convention-evangelicalism.html

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/06/critical-race-theory-divides-the-southern-baptist-convention.html

 

Ron DeSantis:

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/politics/os-ne-desantis-moment-silence-schools-20210614-zvguf6lnkfbuzduj27hpiriz6y-story.html

 

Australia Survey:

https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/do-australians-trust-religious-leaders/ar-AAKZ0c3

 

Recommendations:

Jeff's (really Don's) Recommendation:

https://www.amazon.com/Bible-Told-Them-Evangelicals-Supremacy/dp/0197571069

 

Jerry's (really Don's ) Recommendation:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/19/podcasts/far-right-german-extremism.html

 

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094 - Historically Speaking

094 - Historically Speaking

June 6, 2021

On this episode, in what started as a group chat discussion/argument among the Heathens about living in what we think is a historical time,  history in general, and are the winners really the ones who get to write it. We decided to have a talk about it with Historian and friend of Jerry's,  Dr. Mark Fleszar PhD.  

 

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093 - Trust The Science

093 - Trust The Science

May 23, 2021

On this episode we discuss the recent CDC guideline that fully vaccinated people can go mask less indoors and just how comfortable we would feel doing that in a local store. We also look at how the Democrats can be inclusive and sensitive yet retain power and win future elections. 

 

Recommendations:

 

Don's Recommendation:

Zachrilege:

https://zachrilege.podbean.com/

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

Racial Realignment:

https://www.amazon.com/Racial-Realignment-Transformation-International-Perspectives/dp/0691153884

 

Jerry's recommendations:

The Premonition:

https://www.amazon.com/Premonition-Pandemic-Story-Michael-Lewis-ebook/dp/B08V91YY8R

 

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092 - Reunited & It Feels So Good

092 - Reunited & It Feels So Good

May 9, 2021

On this episode, Jeff is back and we have plenty of recent craziness in the news to talk about. Mark Samsel, Mitt Romney, Dotard & Facebook to name a few.

 

Links:

Mark Samsel:

https://www.thepitchkc.com/kansas-rep-mark-samsel-arrested-for-battery-of-a-child-during-unhinged-substitute-teacher-gig/

 

Mitt Romney:

https://news.yahoo.com/really-happy-mitt-romney-got-175223706.html

 

Dotard & Facebook:

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/06/oversight-board-members-defend-punting-decision-on-trumps-ban-back-to-facebook.html

 

Lockdown:

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/05/liberals-covid-19-science-denial-lockdown/618780/

 

Recommendations:

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691153872/racial-realignment

 

Jerry's Recommendation:

https://annehelen.substack.com/p/thats-what-the-money-is-for

 

Don's Recommendation:

https://www.intheredclaypodcast.com/

 

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091 - Don’t Be Sad, Cuz Two Outta Three Ain’t Bad

091 - Don’t Be Sad, Cuz Two Outta Three Ain’t Bad

April 25, 2021

Unfortunately, Jeff couldn't make it this week so Jerry and Don discussed the recent actions of Richard Dawkins that resulted in The American Humanist Association rescinding it's 1996 Humanist of the Year award. They also looked at a Georgia church that sent an awful letter to a lesbian member, threatening disfellowship if she didn't mend her wicked ways. 

 

Links:

 

Dawkins:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/richard-dawkins-trans-humanist-aha-b1835017.html

 

Woodstock CoC:

https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/04/19/in-nasty-letter-ga-church-threatens-to-kick-out-member-in-same-sex-relationship/

 

 

Recommendations:

 

Don's Recommendation:

 

Resident Alien:

https://www.syfy.com/resident-alien

 

Jerry's Recommendaions:

 

Dan Pfeiffer:

https://messagebox.substack.com/p/memo-to-the-media-and-moderates-the-908

 

The Crown:

https://www.netflix.com/title/80025678

 

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090 - The Big Lie

090 - The Big Lie

April 11, 2021

On this episode we talk about the lying liars and the lies they tell and have we now become a society that simply accepts lying as normal.

 

Links:

 

Recommendations:

 

Don's Recommendations:

Nobody:

https://www.nobody.movie/

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

Adam Jentleson - Kill Switch

https://www.amazon.com/Kill-Switch-Crippling-American-Democracy/dp/1631497774

 

Jerry's Recommendations:

Dehli Crime:

https://www.netflix.com/title/81076756

 

Why is this Happening? - Chris Hayes:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/who-gets-to-say-with-john-mcwhorter/id1382983397?i=1000514986883

 

Recode Media:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rise-maybe-fall-youtube-star-david-dobrik-inside-facebook/id1080467174?i=1000514312676

 

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089 - Conversation with Dr Susan Conradsen

089 - Conversation with Dr Susan Conradsen

March 28, 2021

On this episode we sit down (virtually) with Dr. Susan Conradsen PhD an Associate Professor of Psychology as well as the Director of the Women’s Studies Program at Berry College in Rome, Ga. She joins us to help separate fact from conventional wisdom on topics like sex addiction and purity culture. 

 

Links:

Pod Save America:

 

 

Recommendations:

 

Susan's Recommendations:

Nadia Boles Weber - Shamless

https://www.amazon.com/Shameless-Sexual-Reformation-Nadia-Bolz-Weber/dp/1601427581

Jesssica Valenti - The Purity Myth:

https://www.amazon.com/Purity-Myth-Americas-Obsession-Virginity/dp/1580053149

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

Adam Jentleson - Kill Switch

https://www.amazon.com/Kill-Switch-Crippling-American-Democracy/dp/1631497774

 

Jerry's Recommendations:

Chris Hayes - Why is this Happening:

Adam Jentleson

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/filibusters-sordid-past-present-adam-jentleson/id1382983397?i=1000507416571

Alec MacGillis

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/why-is-this-happening-with-chris-hayes/id1382983397

Don's Recommendation:

https://www.netflix.com/title/80204890

 

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088 - America Without God

088 - America Without God

March 14, 2021

On this episode we discuss a recent article in The Atlantic "America Without God" about the decline of religion in America and what we have replaced it with. Next, we look at Beth Moore's departure from the Southern Baptist Convention. Lastly, we attempt to talk Jerry off the ledge after he was recently triggered watching MSNBC. 

 

Links:

 

America Without God:

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/04/america-politics-religion/618072/

 

Beth Moore:

https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/10/us/beth-moore-leaves-southern-baptist-convention-trnd/index.html

 

Recommendations:

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

https://www.amazon.com/Gospel-According-Klan-Protestant-CultureAmerica/dp/0700624473

 

Jerry's Recommendation:

https://lyz.substack.com/p/the-trial-of-andrea-sahouri-and-defending

 

https://slate.com/human-interest/2021/03/pandemic-parents-children-quarantine-relationships-conversations.html

 

Don's Recommendation:

https://www.vicetv.com/en_us/show/hamiltons-pharmacopeia

 

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087 - Bills, Both Prayer and Utility

087 - Bills, Both Prayer and Utility

February 28, 2021

On this episode, we start off talking about a new School Prayer Bill proposed in Georgia. We then shift our attention to the recent storms in Texas and the outrageous utility bills residents are being hit with. We wrap up with our least favorite atheist group, Atheist for Liberty and their attendance at C-PAC.

 

Links:

Prayer Bill:

https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/02/19/a-georgia-democrat-filed-a-bill-to-inject-christian-prayers-into-public-schools/

 

Recommendations:

 

Jerry's Recommendations:

Buzzfeed:

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/mark-zuckerberg-joel-kaplan-facebook-alex-jones

To the Lake:

https://www.netflix.com/title/81302258

Equinox:

https://www.netflix.com/title/81075958

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

Fault Lines:

https://www.amazon.com/Fault-Lines-History-United-States/dp/0393088669

 

Don's Recommendations:

Nobody:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nobody_(2021_film)

Crime Scene, The vanishing at the Cecil Hotel:

https://www.netflix.com/title/81183727

 

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086 - Straight White American Jesus

086 - Straight White American Jesus

February 14, 2021

On this Episode we have a very special guest. Bradley Onishi, Professor at Skidmore College and co-host of The Straight White American Jesus Podcast joins the Godless Heathens. We discuss The Capitol Insurrection, Marjorie Taylor Greene, White Christian Nationalism, and Q-anon, among many other topics.

 

 

Recommendation:

Straight White American Jesus:

https://straightwhiteamericanjesus.com/

 

 

Links:

 

Atlantic Article:

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/02/the-capitol-rioters-arent-like-other-extremists/617895/

 

Brad's NYT article:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/19/opinion/trump-lost-cause.html

 

Specific episodes of SWAJ mentioned:

https://anchor.fm/straightwhiteamericanjesu/episodes/I-Would-Have-Been-at-the-Capitol-Insurrection-with-author-Monica-Rodden-epq60q

 

https://anchor.fm/straightwhiteamericanjesu/episodes/A-White-Christian-Nationalist-Coup-Long-in-the-Making---with-Dr--Kelly-J--Baker-eorbgc

 

 

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085 - Hope Kills

085 - Hope Kills

January 31, 2021

On this episode, after being called out on twitter we deal with Jerry's cynicism, or as Jerry put's it "take a trip across the River Cynicism to Realityville". Also, we talk about the DHS alert on Domestic Terrorism and the high level of religiosity is Joe Biden's Inaugural Address. 

 

Links:

 

Geatz Ralley:

https://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/photos-anti-cheney-protest-at-wyoming-capitol/collection_a0b1beb7-d14e-50f1-af75-5c97bcb839ae.html#1

 

Vice Qanon Doc:

https://www.vice.com/en/article/dy8ww7/where-did-qanon-come-from

 

DHS:

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/dhs-federal-alert-system-1st-time-year-warn/story?id=75517886

 

Recommendations:

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

https://twitter.com/kevinmkruse?lang=en

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DP7TNZ6/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i0

 

Don's Recommendation:

https://thedissident.com/

 

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084 - Jesus 2020

084 - Jesus 2020

January 17, 2021

On this episode, we look at the recent assault on the U.S. Capitol Building and the White Christian Nationalist symbolism found displayed throughout the insurgent crowd. We also examine how the incoming Biden administration needs to deal with a recent coup attempt moving forward. lastly, we discuss their recent decision to waffle on the promise of $2k checks.

 

 

Recommendations:

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

https://straightwhiteamericanjesus.com/

 

Jerry's Recommendations:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/12/uighur-xinjiang-re-education-camp-china-gulbahar-haitiwaji

 

Don's Recommendation:

https://thedissident.com/

 

 

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083 - Definitely Not Another Year End Review

083 - Definitely Not Another Year End Review

January 3, 2021

Every year every podcast does a lame "Year End Review" episode. We would never stoop so low, wink wink.

 

Recommendations:

 

Jeff's Recommendation:

https://www.netflix.com/title/81332175

 

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082 - Convocation of Crazy

082 - Convocation of Crazy

December 20, 2020

On this episode we look at the increase of insanity on the Christian Right since the election. We also cry in our drinks over missed monetary opportunities on the night of the election and we look at the one game suspension of an Italian Soccer Player, no really. Lastly, Jeff is getting the opportunity to meat his podcast hero!

 

Links:

 

Pastor Locke:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/10/us/vaccine-hesitancy-tennessee-trump-country/index.html

 

Kirk Cameron:

https://ktla.com/news/local-news/hundreds-of-mostly-maskless-people-attend-christmas-singalong-in-thousand-oaks-organized-by-actor-kirk-cameron/

 

Dave Ramsey:

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/caterers-finance-guru-dave-ramsey-s-holiday-party-told-not-n1251204

 

Chuck Todd

https://art19.com/shows/toddcast/episodes/7ffcacee-646d-43a9-a33c-4e5db1cbd7dd

 

Soccer:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/29/football/italy-soccer-blasphemy-magnanelli-scozzarella-spt-intl/index.html

 

Betting:

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/12/trump-betting-markets-sportsbooks-offshore-2020-election-gambling.html

 

Twiv:

https://www.microbe.tv/twiv/

Recommendations:

 

Jerry’s Recommendation:

 

Politico:

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/12/13/letter-to-washington-20-americans-explain-2020-election-433756

 

Home Work Podcast on New Norms:

https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLndueWMub3JnL29udGhlbWVkaWE/episode/Y2E5NDVlNDMtNDZiNS00N2I3LWFhOGUtZGMzMzIxMDMzNmE3

 

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