Writer and English Professor William Lemon joins the discussion with stories of growing up Mormon, psychedelics as a shortcut to spiritual experience, and what happens when capitalism overtakes religion.
An interview with Alex Schumacher, independent comics artist and creator of the comic strips Decades of (in)Experience and Mr. Butterchips. Alex speaks about his Jewish upbringing, falling away from the faith, and the spirituality inherent in the creative process.
An interview with poet Bill Lessard on the perfection of systems of belief, the deadening effect of advertisement, and the toxic binaries that are smothering debate in all areas of modern culture.
A very open, very weird interview with Scott Waldyn of Literary Orphans, in which we dig into paranormal lore, ufology, David Icke, and meditative practices.
In the premier episode of Ordinary Grace, Matt talks to Lise Quintana of Zoetic Press about the presence of God, living in the woods, melding Catholicism with Buddhism, and (of course) Jesus Christ Superstar. Come for the brilliant conversation, stay for the mental image of Mitch McConnell in a white sequin jumpsuit.