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Episode #79 – Ogden Is Down to Its Skivvies

Please join us all in wishing a belated birthday to Al. The man brings us so much joy and happiness. The man is Mormon hungover. A poll on Heavenly Mother. Who is she? What is her relationship to Heavenly Father? By Common Consent seeks to find the answer. The FAIR Conference has concluded, with an interesting presentation about the old Spalding-Rigdon theory about the authorship of the Book of Mormon. Pretty interesting stuff. Joanna Brooks has a post about five myths of Mormonism. Terrific stuff. We are not all white! Speaking of whiteness, Michael Otterson has a few things to say about the Church’s internationalization and how 52% of Mormons now live outside of the US and Canada. Other news: Some funerals for noted former LDS leadership, Mormonism will save the GOP from xenophobia, the Mormon Defense League website, a cryptically Book of Mormon-inspired action movie, and Brandon Davies is making a comeback! Four more years! Four more years! Clicks: Heavenly Mother is… FAIR Conference stuff Five myths about Mormons Funerals for her and for him Mormons will save the GOP Otterson rocks the casbah Mormon Defense League BoM-inspired movie? Brandon Davies is no longer breaking the Honor...

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Episode #78 – The Pavement Gave Way

Douglass Brown vows to never read the Daily Universe again. What this means for your weekend and salvation, just ahead. BeliefNet writer finishes his month trying to be Mormon. Really insightful stuff! A new study shows that using pornography results in violent behavior. Heady stuff. Good ol’ Mark Hoffman has resurfaced. Actual tapes of him conducting his business have been discovered. These are the only audio recordings of Hoffman in action. Warren Jeffs promises a scourge upon those who are prosecuting him. Sickness and death! Man! Go FLDS! New Jerusalem set in Goshen, UT is completed. Can we get a tour? Is this our own Holy Land Experience? The Mormon Bachelorette is down. It’s down, people! In its place, we are bombarded with the “Mormon Matchmaker.” According to Al, people freaked out on a Mormon trek through Iowa but the street fell apart and they were forced to walk on dirt. Find the truth here! Links: BeliefNet blog New Jersusalem set The Mormon Matchmaker Douglass Brown puts down The Daily Universe, add him on Facebook! Warren Jeffs condemns everyone FLDS temple, Righteous Branch of LDS Mark Hoffman in the news Porn leads to violence  ...

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Episode #77 – Wanted: John the Beloved

Myrtle Madness has ended! Geoff and Al recount… some of their adventures. President Monson’s stalker believes himself to be Jesus. As he stands trial, he tells authorities that he had problems, “Only President Monson could help [him] with.” Mitt Romney’s Mormonism is only known by 40% of Americans. Let’s keep it hush hush so that the 25% who won’t vote for a Mormon don’t realize that Romney’s one of them! A temple marriage petition to allow civil marriages immediately before a sealing. Al and Geoff debate the tenets of said petition! Mormon Matters does a great podcast about modesty. We highly recommend listening. Links: Old Grantsville church for sale Mormon Matters: Modesty Paris Temple updates (in French) Lame dating experts Monson stalker Mormonism and the “cult box” Romney’s religion unknown to most Church gets a Roku channel Mainstream Christians can learn from Mormons Temple wedding petition Elder Cook throws a pitch We’ve found one of four immortals Ron Howard directs stupid movie...

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Episode #76 – Fox Is Not Your Friend

Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSWe come to you live from exotic Myrtle Beach, SC! Myrtle Mayhem! Ainsley Earhardt, a Fox News correspondent, says that Mitt Romney is “not Christian.” This has really incensed not just Latter-day Saints, but many Mormon apologists across a wide religious spectrum. Fair and balanced. Right. Noted blogger and social media magnate Jesse Stay writes and insightful and inviting piece about reasons to believe the Church. This is one of the better reads we’ve come across in some time. The Church’s tax-exempt status has been called into question as the Church seeks to mollify those who would attempt to strip it. Utah Democrats are rocking the casbah. France is getting a temple! Awesome! This sparks a discussion about general Church administration, namely the rationale behind temples in places where the work is actually receding. Lil Wayne and Jimmer. Together forever. The Mormon Times is gone! Well, sorta. Touch me for luck: Christiangate Basic story on Fox news and Romney Op-ed criticizing Fox News Joanna Brooks has her say Jesse Stay’s great piece Church’s tax-exempt status Utah Democrats Temple in France Toronto consolidates missions Li’l Wayne raps Jimmer Angel Moroni tops Brigham City...

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Episode #75 – Stinking Androgynous Skunk

Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSMagically terrific documentary video of two LDS missionaries in the Washington, DC area. Way to get on your film noir, Washington Post. The Joanna Brooks show! Joanna Rocks Fox News and also wonders if Mitt Romney is developing a sense of humor about his religion. President Monson has a stalker. Benjamin Staples, you nefarious fool! Tricia Erickson is crazy. Assorted: Harry Potter/Book of Mormon mashup, Mormons in the MLB All-Star Game, Fort Collins Temple location announced Click Me: Romney and long underwear Brooks and Fox News Tricia Erickson and insanity Missionaries and film noir Monson and stalkers Sactown and Jimmergasms Mormons and All-Stars Fort Collins and Colorado I Just Wanted to Meet With the Prophet...

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