Is sincerity dead? “I don’t stand by anything” – both presidential quotation and epitaph on the tombstone of sincerity. Do we believe one another? Ourselves? And does it matter anymore? Jeff and Allen debate the presence of sincerity in public space and places of faith, before crafting their perfect Thanksgiving guest list.
Our Conversation on Is Sincerity Dead? (00:50)
Thanksgiving Dinner Party Segment (38:42)
From Our Conversation on Is Sincerity Dead
- Trump Proud to be a Troll (Tweet)
- The Trump Presidency: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (YouTube Video)
- Danica Roem of Virginia to be first openly transgender person elected, seated in a U.S. statehouse (Article)
- ‘Peak TV in America’: Is there really too much good scripted television? (Article)
- Danica Roem Had the Perfect Response When Asked About Her Opponent Post-Election (Article)
- Doubling Down (South Park Episode)
From Our Thanksgiving Dinner Party Segment (Our Diner Party Segment was also done on Episode #025)
- Allen’s Thanksgiving Dinner
- JK Rowling (Author)
- Ethan Klein (YouTube Personality, H3H3 Productions)
- Joe Lo Truglio (Actor, plays Detective Charles Boyle in Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
- I Love You, Man (3/10) Best Movie Quote – Here we go Galaxy! (YouTube Clip)
- Dennis Haysbert (Actor, played President David Palmer in the original 24)
- Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody (‘Ghost' Soundtrack) (YouTube Clip)
- Serj Tankian (Musician)
- Jeff’s Thanksgiving Dinner
- Alton Brown (Celebrity Cook)
- How to Build a Derrick, Alton Brown (YouTube Video)
- Edgar Wright (Writer/Director)
- Edgar Wright’s 1000 Favorite Movies (Article)
- Patton Oswalt (Actor/Comedian)
- Patton Oswalt, Annihilation (Comedy Special)
- Donald Glover (Modern Day Renaissance Man)
- Gail Simone (Comicbook Writer)
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Jeff is the husband to an incredibly strong woman and father of two captivating young ladies. He is currently the Director of Discipleship at a United Methodist church on the central coast of California. In addition to getting his B.A. in Theology, he also received his ordination through the prestigious online organization of The Universal Life Church whose alumni include the likes of Conan O’Brien and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Jeff loves all things that tell a story: people, movies, tv, music, comics, etc.
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Allen received his B.A. in Biblical Studies from The Master's College and an M.A. in Theology and Biblical Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, making him the illegitimate child of both conservative and moderately progressive evangelicalism. He has worked in church ministry since 2006 and is currently solo-pastoring at his local UCC congregation. When not ministering, Allen throws things to his border collie Sonata and writes for multiple platforms.
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