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The Babylon Bee

This is the official, authoritative, inspired podcast of the Babylon Bee. Join editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and writer/creative director Ethan Nicolle for a look at weekly highlights, discussing the spiciest topics of the times, the stories behind the stories, and a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of America's most trusted source for Christian news satire.

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Episode 3: Allie Beth Stuckey

Join editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle for the third ever Babylon Bee podcast. Besides it being the historical number three episode, this is also the first ever interview, featuring conservative millennial Allie Beth Stuckey. Here are the week's news stories with timestamp: (7:06) Ocasio-Cortez Gets Head Stuck In Bucket (14:00) Liberals Confused By New Medical Procedure (22:48) Mother Seeks Emergency Surgery To Remove VBS Songs (30:10) Interview w/ Allie Beth Stuckey (55:53) Hate mail (1:03:53) Bonus! (Subscribers Only) (1:04:43) Church Employs Homeless Musician Thinking He Was New Youth Pastor (1:12:00) Man Dies Of Old Age In Church Parking Lot (1:16:26) Q&A  Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 3mins

1 Jul 2019

Rank #1

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Episode #29: Follow Your Heart And Other Hollywood Lies

In the twenty-ninth episode of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle welcome back recurring guest and film expert Brian Godawa. They discuss the recurring existentialist theme in film of “just follow your heart” which always works out okay because our hearts are not idol factories or anything. In the subscriber portion, they go through the best all-time pro-life films (whether they intended to be or not). Brian Godawa is an award-winning Hollywood screenwriter (To End All Wars), a movie and culture blogger specializing in God, Movies, and Worldviews, author of a textbook, Hollywood Worldviews: Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment as well as an Amazon best-selling author of Biblical fiction (Chronicles of the Nephilim/Chronicles of the Apocalypse). Movies/Shows Mentioned Veggietales In The House episode: Laura At Bat Joe Vs. The Volcano Stranger Than Fiction The Truman Show  Groundhog Day City Slickers 13 Conversations About 1 Thing Titanic Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind I Heart Huckabees Unstrung Heroes Box of Moonlight Forrest Gump  Shopgirl Synechdoche, New York The Fault in Our Stars Boyhood Frozen Also mentioned:  Mike Rowe on Don’t Follow Your Passion Ben Shapiro Interviewing Neil Degrasse Tyson Paid-subscriber portion:  Brian Godawa gives us his list of the most pro-life movies, whether it was intentional or not.  Pro-life movies mentioned: Juno Bella The Island Knocked Up Three Extremes Waitress 17 Again August Rush (adoption) October Baby Room  Into the Forest  Unplanned Gosnell Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

59mins

26 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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God, Gender, and Identity: The Nancy Pearcey

Editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle welcome Professor Nancy Pearcey. She is professor of apologetics and scholar in residence at Houston Baptist University and author of several books, most recently Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality.  Prof. Pearcey's books also include Total Truth, Finding Truth, The Soul of Science, Saving Leonardo and How Now Shall We Live? (co-authored with Chuck Colson). They talk about sexuality, gender, abortion, and Christianity's high view of the human body. Pre-order the new Babylon Bee Best-Of Coffee Table Book coming in 2020! Topics Discussed Abortion... scientific human life vs modern Personhood Theory Biological Sex vs Gender The Christian’s high view of the material world and the human body due to belief in the incarnation of Christ, the resurrection of the dead, and the new heaven & earth. Trusting in a design vs individual revolt against nature and biological realities Language as a front in the culture war All of our actions endorse a worldview What about people who identify as “gay Christians” or some other adjective placed before the word Christian? Nudity in medieval Christian art Subscriber Portion (Begins at 00:48:21) The entire interview is available for Babylon Bee subscribers only… Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

49mins

21 Feb 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 20: Trump - Liar, Lunatic, Or Lord? With Ben Howe

In the twentieth episode of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle interview Ben Howe about being a dirty #NeverTrumper, and convince him to render unto Trump. Ben is an author, columnist, podcaster, television writer, film­maker and award-winning political ad producer. His new book is Immoral Majority: Why Evangelicals Chose Political Power Over Christian Values. He can be heard weekly on his podcast The Fifth Estate.   Ben Howe is on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Get Ethan's new children's novel, Brave Ollie Possum. Order directly from the publisher or on Amazon. Stories Of The Week Story 1 -  Keith And Kristyn Getty Struggling To Come Up With Word That Rhymes With 'Substitutionary Atonement' They actually made one. Story 2 - RNC Raising Money To Help Democrats Televise Five Debates A Week Story 3 -  Satan Endorses Paula White's New Book Interview: Ben Howe (part 1) Hate Mail  Paid-subscriber portion: Ben Howe (part 2) Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 3mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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Disney Is Winning The Culture War: The Samuel Lively Interview

Editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle welcome Samuel Lively, a Christian teacher and the author of Trojan Mouse: How Disney is Winning the Culture War.  He has a MFA in Screenwriting and worked briefly in Hollywood. Kyle and Ethan discuss with Samuel Lively how Disney is infiltrating our homes and revolting against historical cultural norms as they analyze a slew of Disney films.   Pre-order the new Babylon Bee Best-Of Coffee Table Book coming in 2020! Subscriber Portion (Begins at 00:52:58)  Hidden Political Agenda in Disney films -Sleeping Beauty claims women are lazy -7 Dwarves: ableism, mocking disability -Fox and the Hound - Clearly a Fox News reference -Bambi - nuff said  -Cinderella - anti-woman, lies to get women to wear glass slippers and cut their feet -Peter Pan encourages kids to snort pixie dust and take an acid trip to never never land -Alice in Wonderland - Do drugs. -Brother Bear - Bear propaganda -Little Mermaid - Men love women when they shut up  -Jungle Book -  Fathers can be replaced by bears - Finding Nemo - it is a sin to eat delicious salmon sashimi - Cars - Buy a Prius - Tangled - Women with long hair are problematic - Aladdin - Stealing apples is OK if you sing a Broadway song while running away from the city guards Topics Discussed Sam Lively’s story. Who is he? Where is he from? How did you start thinking about the topic of your book? The culture war and how Disney is winning it Cultural Commies Children’s movies being a vehicle for transmitting worldviews and narratives History of Disney (Golden, Silver, Dark Ages, Renaissance, Today) Expansion and acquisitions 1937-1942 The Golden Age - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, Bambi 1943-1949 The Wartime Era - Saludos Amigos, The Three Caballeros, Make Mine Music, Fun and Fancy Free, Melody Time, The Adventures of Icabod and Mr. Toad 1950-1959 The Silver Age - Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, The Sword in the Stone, The Jungle Book 1970-1988 The Bronze Age - The Aristocats, Robin Hood, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, The Rescuers, The Fox and the Hound, The Black Cauldron, The Great Mouse Detective, Oliver and Company The Disney Renaissance 1989-1999 - The Little Mermaid, The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Mulan, Tarzan Post Renaissance Era 2000-2009 - Fantasia 2000, Dinosaur, The Emperor's New Groove, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Lilo and Stitch, Treasure Planet, Brother Bear, Home on the Range, Chicken Little, Meet the Robinsons, Bolt The Revival Era 2010-Present - Princess and the Frog, Tangled, Winnie the Pooh, Wreck it Ralph, Frozen, Big Hero 6 Pixar -- counterfeit revival? Live action remakes The entire interview is available for Babylon Bee subscribers only… Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

54mins

14 Feb 2020

Rank #5

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Episode 24: Chick-Fil-A, Culture Wars, And Womyn Preachers With Kira Davis

In episode twenty-four of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle welcome back Kira Davis, political commentator, writer, filmmaker, and activist.  In this episode they discuss Chick-Fil-A's donation shift, Kanye and Osteen, Christians and the culture wars, and women in church leadership. Kira Davis is editor-at-large at RedState and can be heard on her podcasts: Smart Girl Politics and Just Listen To Yourself.  She recently co-wrote and directed the short film Minty about the heroism of Harriet Tubman. Follow her on Twitter @RealKiraDavis. Show Outline Introduction - Kyle, Ethan and Kira talk about Kira's first appearance on the Babylon Bee podcast, how Ethan's wife who happens to be a nurse sprang into action to save a pregnant woman recently, and how Kira's family was unimpressed by Santa. Story 1 -  Joel Osteen Leads Kanye West To Top Of Lakewood Church To Tempt Him With All The Kingdoms Of The Earth In Their Splendor Story 2 - Capitol Building To Be Decorated As Giant Circus Tent For Duration Of Impeachment Hearings Story 3 - Chick-Fil-A Trades Adoring Christian Fans For Outraged Mob That Won't Be Appeased Until Their Every Demand Is Met Topics Of The Week - Kyle, Ethan, and Kira talk about how Christians can be involved in the culture without being compromised, whether art needs to affirm our beliefs and worldview, whether or not Harriet Tubman would carry an AR-15, favorite horror films, representing Jesus by doing excellent work, and why we don't want to be Europe. Hate Mail  Subscriber Exclusive Content: Womyn Preachers Kyle, Ethan, and Kira talk about the ‘Go Home’ Controversy between John MacArthur and Beth Moore, women in ministry, the differences between men and women in general, the "OK Boomer" meme, the tremendous blessing of having kids, and how the government seems to have replaced the home as the primary focus of society. Become a paid subscriber here.

1hr 17mins

21 Nov 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 23: LoserThink With Scott Adams

In episode twenty-three of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle interview Scott Adams, the world famous creator of the Dilbert comic strip, a modern-day Nostradamus, and the New York Times best-selling author of Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter.  He famously predicted Trump's election through a psychological analysis of persuasion.  He discusses with Kyle and Ethan his most recent book LOSERTHINK: How Untrained Brains Are Ruining America.   Follow Scott Adams on Twitter. This episode is sponsored by the Christian Standard Bible, specifically their CSB Study Bible.  This English translation strives to be faithful to the original languages without sacrificing clarity. To inspire you to grow in your understanding and love for God’s Word, the CSB Study Bible contains an award-winning array of study resources, including over 16,000 study notes, tools, and word studies. Now available in eight different cover options, including two new covers. Whether you are preparing for future Bible studies or daily readings, this study Bible is the ideal resource for lifelong discipleship. Learn more at CSBible.com or visit LifeWay.com to order your copy of the CSB Study Bible today. Intro- Kyle and Ethan discuss seeing Kellen Erskine's show. Kyle went to a Switchfoot concert. Kyle got sick. Story 1 -  Millennial Wishes There Were Some Historical Examples Of Socialism We Could Study To Have Some Idea How It Might Turn Out Story 2 - ABC News Claims Story On Epstein Was Accidentally Thrown Out Then Shredded Into Tiny Pieces And Incinerated Story 3- CNN Criticizes Pregnant Woman For Shooting Poor, Defenseless Man Who Was Simply Seeking Asylum In Her Home Interview: Scott Adams Hate Mail- Podcast Reviews Paid-subscriber portion - Story 1- The Babylon Bee has been coming up with handy infographics for use as media guides. Like The Babylon Bee Explains Assault Rifles  and A Style Guide For News Organizations Story 2- Authorities Horrified At Woman Who Killed Baby With Meth Instead Of Traditional Brain-Sucking Device Ethan and Kyle  Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 28mins

15 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 26: PC Insanity On College Campuses With Mike Adams

In episode twenty-six of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle talk to Mike Adams who is a professor at UNC-Wilmington, a TownHall.com columnist, and a speaker on college campuses on first amendment issues and abortion. They talk about how he won his federal case against the university on free speech grounds, why college campuses are even crazier than you think, and how the bill of rights was produced by Hitler.  Follow Mike Adams on Twitter. Show Outline  Introduction - Kyle and Ethan welcome everybody into the Christmas season, unless you are a grumpy Presbyterian or something, with a discussion about Christmas traditions like seeing lights with the family, drinking hot cocoa, and watching sappy movies that make you cry. Story 1 - Narwhal Tusk Surrender Bins Installed Throughout The UK Story 2 - New Greta On The Shelf Doll Will Track Your Climate Sins Story 3 - Judge Grants IPad Sole Custody Of Young Boy It Raised In Parents' Absence Interview - Mike Adams Hate Mail - A special hate mail reading by Dave DeAndrea. Subscriber-Exclusive Content - The second part of the Mike Adams interview gets salty. Also Kyle and Ethan reveal unused headlines and give a behind-the -scenes peak of the creative process here at the Babylon Bee. Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 6mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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The Mortal Kombat Of Abortion Ministry: The Jeff Durbin Interview

Editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle talk to Jeff Durbin, a Pastor and Elder of Apologia Church in Tempe, a hospital chaplain, outreach minister, and a popular speaker. He’s a martial artist with 5 black belts, has played roles from Mortal Kombat and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and is known for sidewalk ministry and apologetics debates. The guys talk about martial arts, video games, ministry, and Jeff's crazy adoption story. Jeff co-hosts Apologia Radio and Apologia TV, both found at Apologia Studios, and you can find Apologia's outreach resources for pro-life ministry at End Abortion Now. Pre-order the new Babylon Bee Best-Of Coffee Table Book coming in 2020! Get a Sneak Peak! Topics Discussed Martial arts Sidwalk ministry outside places where abortion takes place  We get Jeff’s thoughts on Abolitionism vs Pro-life activism An abortion doctor in Phoenix pulled out a gun to threaten Jeff’s group The arcades being the hangout spots Jeff’s video game roles Mortal Kombat: The Live Tour Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles MTV’s The Final Fu Subscriber Portion (Begins at 00:53:17) Real life self-defence stories Carman’s music inspires Jeff’s friend Behind the scenes with apologist James White What’s the deal with the coogi sweaters? Giving knives to children Jeff adopted a child who had a medical condition saved from abortion and then God totally healed him. Also mentioned on the podcast: The King James Only Controversy by James White. You need to check out this sweet promo reel of Jeff Durbin’s martial arts on display in MTV’s The Final Fu and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The entire interview is available for Babylon Bee subscribers only… Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

54mins

13 Mar 2020

Rank #9

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Episode 28: The War On Christmas - 2019 Christmas Special

In the twenty-eighth episode of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle welcome you to the Babylon Bee Christmas Special which will be much much better than the Star Wars Holiday special. Well, at least better than The Last Jedi. Kyle and Ethan talk to Captain Andy Miller of the Salvation Army, bring in two scholars to debate the existence of Santa Claus, talk Christmas movies, and read listener submitted stories. Pre-order the new Babylon Bee Best-Of Coffee Table Book coming in 2020! And if you need a last-minute Christmas gift, get someone a Bee subscription! Show Outline Stories Of The Week: Christmas stories over the years Story 1 (2018) - Mall Santa Arrested For Punching Man Who Denied Divinity Of Christ Story 2 (2017)- New Museum Memorializes Fallen Heroes In The War On Christmas Story 3 (2016)- Starbucks Unveils New Satanic Holiday Cups Dramatic Poem: The War On Christmas Interview: A conversation with Captain Andy Miller III of The Salvation Army. Andy Miller is a sixth-generation Salvation Army officer who loves Jesus, his family, and the opportunity to serve God through The Salvation Army. He and his wife, Captain Abby Miller, have been officers since 2007. Andy is Area Commander of The Salvation Army - Tampa. Main Topic: Christmas The Great Debate for the Existence Of Santa with William Lane Kringle and Scrooge McDawkins Kyle and Ethan’s Top Five Christmas movies: #5 Kyle: Die Hard, Ethan: Jingle All The Way #4 Kyle: Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, Ethan: Gremlins #3 Kyle: Home Alone, Ethan: Die Hard #2 Kyle: It's Christmas Time Again, Charlie Brown, Ethan: A Christmas Story #1 Kyle: The Santa Clause, Ethan: Home Alone Listener submitted Christmas stories Paid Subscriber Portion: Should you tell your kids Santa is real? Kyle, Ethan, and Dan debate. More listener stories Ethan and Kyle share their own Christmas stories Dave DeAndrea reads NOEL By JRR Tolkien Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 2mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #10

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Episode 17: Candace Owens INSTANTLY REGRETS Babylon Bee Interview

In the seventeenth episode of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle interview lib-owner-in-chief Candace Owens. They talk about her recent run-in on C-Span, children being used as political props, marriage advice, and more. At one point in the interview, Owens is left literally speechless. Kyle and Ethan also go over recent news stories in front of their first live studio audience: A guy named Joe. This episode is brought to you by InsideTheStreet.com Enter the promotional code NOPETOSNOPES for your two-week free trial. Stories of the week: Story 1 - Evangelical Leaders Ask Trump Which One Of Them Will Betray Him During Impeachment Proceedings Story 2 - Prodigal Son Kicked Back Out After Old Tweets Surface Also referenced: Homeless man reject charity after searching Twitter history Story 3 - Democrats Introduce Debate Strategy Of Holding Up Small Child Whenever Their Positions Are Challenged Interview: Candace Owens Referenced video of Candace at white supremacy hearing on C-Span Love mail: podcast reviews! Please, leave us your own review on iTunes! Paid-subscriber portion: Ethan tells his disgusting ear-drop story, then Kyle and Ethan read unused or yet-to-be-published headlines Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 11mins

4 Oct 2019

Rank #11

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Coronavirus, Civil Discourse, And Giving Up Crack

This is the Babylon Bee weekly news podcast for the week of 3/4/2020.  In this episode of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle discuss the week’s big stories like Mike Pence ordering all the nation’s women to wear special Coronavirus uniforms, Catholics giving up things for Lent which they shouldn’t have been doing anyway, and Joe Biden claiming to be the only person left alive due to America’s gun violence epidemic. We also talk to Annafi Wahed on her new startup TheFlipSide.io which is trying to make Americans listen to each other again. In the subscriber portion, Kyle and Ethan talk about a new California bill that seeks to ban all toys that don’t actively confuse your children’s sexuality and also Bernie Sanders’ attempts to draw inspiration from history’s strongest leaders to do what needs to be done. Pre-order the new Babylon Bee Best-Of Coffee Table Book coming in 2020! Show Outline Introduction - Kyle and Ethan talk about Bill & Ted movies, CDC Coronavirus guidelines being implemented to quarantine Ethan, Kyle’s recent trip to a board game geek convention, and how Ethan and Dan had to run the Bee for a few days. Story 1 - Mike Pence Orders All Women To Wear New Coronavirus-Resistant Uniforms Donald Trump announced Mike Pence was leading up the Coronavirus response team. 6 people have died in the U.S., Worldwide deaths are over 3000 and its spread to 60 countries so far, stock markets have been shedding trillions of dollars in value.    The NORMAL flu causes 12-61 thousand deaths annually Media types slammed Pence for praying with the response team for some reason? “We’re so screwed.” Story 2 - Catholic Plans To Spend Lent Giving Up Something He Really Shouldn't Have Been Doing In The First Place Lent/ Ash Wednesday / Fish doesn’t count as meat for some reason. Anti-fish bigotry.  Stuff that’s not in the Bible Things they are giving up they shouldn’t be doing anyway:  Stop murdering hitchhikers Stop sleeping with girlfriend Refrain from punching babies Pushing old ladies into the street Stop putting bike locks on 7-11s (Kellen Erskine) Stop putting the shopping cart back in the corral (Also Kellen Erskine) Arson Eating tidepods Watching Friends marathon Sleeping with Prostitutes in Grand Theft Auto Crack Performing a ritual to summon Satan (at least not on Fridays) Uttering casual blasphemies Claiming ownership of GK Chesterton Story 3 -  Joe Biden Claims He Is Only Human Left On Earth Not Killed By Gun Violence At a democratic debate, Joe Biden said 150 million Americans had been killed by gun violence since 2007. He was trying to slam Sanders who voted from some bill in 2005 that prevented frivolous lawsuits against gun manufacturers and distributors “150 million people have been killed since 2007 when Bernie voted to exempt the gun manufacturers from liability," Biden added. "More than all the wars including Vietnam from that point on." Topic of the Week - Civil Discourse with Annafi Wahed introducing The Flip Side.io. Love Mail/Hate Mail/ Feedback -  Dave DeAndrea reads a paranoid hate mail and the guys hire someone who thinks our jokes are lame. Paid-subscriber portion (Starts at 01:09:52) Story 1 - Bernie Sanders Takes Quiet Moment To Seek Advice From Portraits Of His Favorite Dictators See Also: Sanders Tests Out New Mustache Styles In Preparation For Becoming Next Totalitarian Icon Story 2 - California Bill Prohibits Stores From Selling Toys That Don’t Actively Confuse Children’s Sexuality ‘Gender neutral’ plan for toys would get rid of boys’ and girls’ aisles in California stores Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 10mins

4 Mar 2020

Rank #12

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Episode 4: Submission Hold

Join editor-in-chief Kyle Mann, creative director Ethan Nicolle, and special guest host Frank Fleming for the fourth ever Babylon Bee podcast. And yes, it's that Frank. Get Frank Fleming's Book, Heckbender (warning, H-E-double hockey sticks is in the actual title). Also, Sidequest is amazing. (5:26) Trump Enters Konami Code, Gains Infinite Terms (10:21) Kool-Aid Man Protests Wall (13:12) Modern-Day Good Samaritan Tweets About Republicans (20:03) Main topic: Behind the Babylon Bee headline submission process (42:49) Hate Mail Bonus Content (Paid Subscribers Only) (48:14) Punching Grammar Nazis (56:45) AOC On The Price Is Right (1:03:02) Q&A Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

48mins

8 Jul 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 25: Epic Movies With Brian Godawa

In episode twenty-five of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle welcome back Brian Godawa to talk about epic films where individuals are willing to live and die for transcendent values set in all-encompassing civilization-shaking settings, and a lot of people get stabbed. They also talk about the secular-sacred divide in films and the genre of "Christian" movies. Brian Godawa is an award-winning Hollywood screenwriter (To End All Wars), a movie and culture blogger specializing in God, Movies, and Worldviews  (www.Godawa.com), author of a textbook, Hollywood Worldviews: Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment as well as an Amazon best-selling author of Biblical fiction (Chronicles of the Nephilim/Chronicles of the Apocalypse). Follow Brian on Twitter.  This episode is sponsored by the Christian Standard Bible, specifically their CSB Study Bible.  This English translation strives to be faithful to the original languages without sacrificing clarity. To inspire you to grow in your understanding and love for God’s Word, the CSB Study Bible contains an award-winning array of study resources, including over 16,000 study notes, tools, and word studies. Now available in eight different cover options, including two new covers. Whether you are preparing for future Bible studies or daily readings, this study Bible is the ideal resource for lifelong discipleship. Learn more at CSBible.com or visit LifeWay.com to order your copy of the CSB Study Bible today. Show Outline  Thanksgiving Introduction - Kyle, Ethan, and producer Dan give thanks for our jobs, you, the Babylon Bee audience, and great food in this Thanksgiving special episode.  Of course, they also run down 7 Ways You Can OWN Your Liberal Relatives This Thanksgiving This Year. Then they welcome Brian Godawa to discuss whether an epic movie must include lots of people being killed by swords and dive into the idea of transcendence in which there are some things that are higher to live for than just yourself.   Movies/Series Discussed -   Braveheart Troy Gladiator The Patriot Star Wars The Lord Of The Rings Game Of Thrones Exodus: Gods And Kings Noah Ben Hur Rob Roy Mad Max: Fury Road 30 Days Of Night I Am Legend Topic Of The Week: Kyle, Ethan, and Brian discuss the Secular/Sacred Divide In Film. Is this a false dichotomy? Does art need to be explicitly Christian to be profitable or valuable for Christians?  Hate Mail - Jabba The Hutt makes an appearance and accusations of racism stream in. Subscriber-Exclusive Content: Resident Movie Expert Brian Godawa reveals his top movies of all time including some pro-life films. Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 35mins

27 Nov 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 5: Youth Group

Join editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle for the fifth-ever Babylon Bee podcast. This week's main topic is youth groups. (3:38) Trump Enraged As Immigrant Child Asks Him For More Gruel (11:29) Story 2 Joe Biden Promises His Followers Eternal Life (16:40) Churchgoer Takes A Knee In Protest As Newfangled Chorus Added To Classic Hymn (24:46) Topic of the Week: Youth Group (44:12) Hate Mail - With dramatic reading by Dave DeAndrea! (49:12) Subscriber Exclusive Segment (52:08)  'Why Doesn't Our Church Have More Programs?' Asks Family That Never Volunteers For Anything (55:32) Crunched For Time, Pastor Pads Out Sermon With Random G.K. Chesterton Quotes (1:02:15) Questions this week: How do you deal with the issue that some people will think your stories are real? Why so many bass player jokes? Do you do satire of other religions? Who are the most easily offended in your experience? Conservatives? Progressives? Reformed folks? Prosperity? Become a paid subscriber! at https://babylonbee.com/plans

49mins

15 Jul 2019

Rank #15

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The Outrage Addiction: The Dana Loesch Interview

Editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle talk to Dana Loesch. She is a talk radio host, author, TV commentator, and longtime Second Amendment advocate. She has a new book Grace Canceled: How Outrage is Destroying Lives, Ending Debate, and Endangering Democracy. Kyle, Ethan, and Dana talk about milkshake ducks, corporate media reporting on cultural divides by taking sides, believing all women except conservative clumps of cells, and searching for Bigfoot.  You can also follow Dana on Twitter. Pre-order the new Babylon Bee Best-Of Coffee Table Book coming in 2020! Get a Sneak Peak! Topics Discussed Kyle and Ethan shine a spotlight on all of her evil Dana talks about that CNN “Townhall” on Gun Violence The second amendment, gun control, and cultural issues Cancel culture and milkshake ducks Gun violence being the fault of the National Rifle Association The Second Amendment covers battle tanks and armored combat vehicles. The left attacking her/receiving death threats Society is addicted to outrage and cancelling people Searching for Bigfoot Subscriber Portion (Begins at 00:42:44) The entire interview is available for Babylon Bee subscribers only… Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

44mins

27 Mar 2020

Rank #16

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Episode 11: Hollywood Hates Christians

Kyle and Ethan are joined by Brian Godawa for their first all-movie episode. They dig into the worldviews of various films and talk about how story is used to convey messages, sometimes more Christian than expected, and sometimes blatantly anti-Christian.  Guest Brian Godawa is a screenwriter and novelist. He has spent a lot of time dissecting the worldviews and themes of film. For more Brian Godawa: Brian Godawa on Twitter Brian Godawa’s website (where you can find everything) Brian Godawa’s Blog "Thus Spake Godawa” Dive into Brian’s novels: Chronicles of the Nephilim Chronicles of the Apocalypse Brian’s book on worldviews in film Hollywood Worldviews Movies of the Week! (4:08) Science Fiction & AI Some of the movies/series discussed:  Alita Battle Angel, Westworld, Better Than Us, Hunger Games (20:37) The Walking Dead & Zombie Films Some of the movies/series discussed:  The Walking Dead, Shaun Of The Dead, 28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later, The Exorcism Of Emily Rose (38:10) Discussion of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (46:31) Topic of the Week: Anti-Christian/Anti-Conservative bias in Hollywood Some of the movies/series discussed: The Boyz, Unplanned, Gosnell, Bohemian Rhapsody, Valkerie, Walk The Line, Tolkien, To End All Wars, Captain Marvel, Hidden Figures, Finest Hours, Unbroken, Room, Black Panther, Hacksaw Ridge, God’s Not Dead, Exodus, Noah, Paul, Madmen Brian’s The Boys Amazon Series analysis (1:13:08) Hate Mail (1:20:51) Paid Subscriber-exclusive portion: Marvel Universe discussion Some of the movies/series discussed: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Avengers, End Game, Daredevil, Antman, Spiderman, Hulk, Dr. Strange Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 20mins

23 Aug 2019

Rank #17

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Episode 7: Comedy As A Weapon

Guest: Michael Malice Michael's book: The New Right  “The definitive firsthand account of the movement that permanently broke the American political consensus.” Follow Michael Malice on Twitter (FYI Malice is not a Christian and does use salty language at times, though not on THIS podcast. Also he's a literal anarchist. You've been warned!)  Warning: while there is no bad language in this episode we do get into more serious and sometimes uncomfortable topics.  (1:42) Introductory interview with Michael Malice (11:32) Biden Vows To Return Nation To Era When Press Didn't Bother Reporting On President's Scandals (18:28)  Trump 2020 Campaign To Simply Air Unedited Footage Of Democrats Talking (29:29) All Looney Tunes Shorts To Receive Epic Live-Action Remakes (35:56) MAIN TOPIC: Comedy as a Weapon  (52:27) Hate Mail (56:59) Subscriber Exclusive Segment (57:24) Progressive Immediately Shouts 'White Supremacy!' At Every Image In Rorschach Test (1:11:14) Plan To Put Women On The Moon Canceled After They Find Out How Cold It Gets Become a paid subscriber! at https://babylonbee.com/plans

56mins

29 Jul 2019

Rank #18

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Bernie, Biden, And Boomers

 This is the Babylon Bee weekly news podcast for the week of 4/15/2020. In this episode of The Babylon Bee podcast, editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle talk about the great void in humor we sense as Bernie drops out of the race, how Biden is making the face mask regulations work for him when he wants to smell everyone, and how Trump finally solved his press briefing woes. Kyle and Ethan also talk about weird news like screaming goats taking over a Welsh town and also chat with comedian boomer Jeff Allen. In the subscriber portion, Kyle and Ethan talk about the latest open thread premium post about Good Friday for Babylon Bee subscribers, circumcision, Mediterranean food. and some unused headlines. Pre-order the new Babylon Bee Best-Of Coffee Table Book coming in 2020! Show Outline Introduction - Kyle and Ethan talk about milk production, goose racism, and word associations. Ethan also gives combat tips against geese. Kyle and Ethan talk about their Easter celebrations in quarantine. Stuff That’s Good -  Kyle: 90s CCM Albums Ethan: Best Worst Movie Weird news-  Ethan inspires a soundbyte and a new segment. Coronavirus lockdown spurs police in England to dye 'Blue Lagoon' black to deter Instagrammers Mountain goats use coronavirus lockdown to take over Welsh town, video shows Mum who gave birth during coronavirus lockdown calls child 'Covid Bryant' Story 1 - Bernie Tests Negative For President : Presidential Hopeful and Socialist Bernie Sanders had his entire campaign derailed after getting back the results from a routine medical exam. Overall he had a clean bill of health but he did test negative for President. Bernie Sanders dropped out finally and endorsed Joe Biden! Since we may not see Bernie again, here are some Bernie Sanders greatest hits… Bernie Sanders Drops Out Of Race To Spend More Time With His Many, Many Houses Bernie Sanders Drops Out As Campaign Goals Of Locking Everyone Up, Destroying Economy Already Achieved Bernie Vows To Rebuild Berlin Wall '80s Movie Night Gets Awkward As Bernie Sanders Keeps Rooting For All The Villains  Bernie Sanders Hastily Adds Right To An Abortion At Any Time To Copy Of The Constitution Bernie Sanders Unveils New Plan To Levy Special Tax On Anyone Who Makes More Money Than Bernie Sanders Nike Releases Bernie Sanders Signature Shoe That Helps You Survive Under Socialism Bernie Sanders Arrives In Hong Kong To Lecture Protesters On How Good They Have It Under Communism Bernie Sanders Praises China For Eradicating Poverty By Killing All The Poor People Bernie Sanders Leaps Into Wood Chipper To Reduce Carbon Footprint Bernie Sanders's Acme Rocket Explodes In His Face In Yet Another Failed Attempt To Catch A Billionaire Sanders Clarifies His Gulags Will Be Democratic Gulags Bernie Sanders Supporters Defend How He Always Wears A Top Hat And Monocle And Carries Around Bags With Dollar Signs On Them Bernie Sanders Praises Slave Owners For Free Housing Program Disheveled And Covered In $100 Bills, Bernie Sanders Claims He Was Attacked By A Group Of Billionaires Dems Combine Into Giant Mech To Annihilate Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders Yelling At Kids To Get Off His Many, Many Lawns Bernie Sanders Banned From Fortnite For Throwing All The Other Players Into Gulags Bernie Sanders Takes Quiet Moment To Seek Advice From Portraits Of His Favorite Dictators Story 2 - Biden Cuts Hole In Mask So He Can Still Sniff People's Hair : Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden has agreed to wear a CDC-approved N95 ventilator mask. However his staff was troubled when he cut a nose-shaped hole out of his mask so that he could still sniff people’s hair. This one went nuts.  Burned Bernie Bros have been taking to social media to complain about Joe Biden too. We need to make a mask that looks like you have a bat hanging out of your mouth Is everyone complying with wearing masks out in public? Jesus not obeying the shelter in place order Story 3 - Trump Installs Ejection Seats Throughout Press Briefing Room : After several tumultuous press briefings with a combative media, President Donald Trump has sought to solve the ongoing conflict by reaching out a hand ... and pressing a red button on his podium that ejects journalists into space on rocket-powered chairs.  Usual characters trade jabs with president at his press briefings with coronavirus task force.  Yamiche from PBS has been sparring with him about ventilators. Mike Lindell the MyPillow guy retooled his 75% of his factory to make masks and gave some off the cuff remarks about reading the Bible and looking to God during this time, the media went apoplectic. CNN’s Jim Acosta, another usual character, accused Trump of engaging in “happy talk” and painting a rosy picture despite personal protective equipment shortages. Trump slammed him. Interview of the Week - Millennial Kyle and Gen X Ethan talk to boomer and comedian Jeff Allen about life in America changing, Jesus saving Jeff out of alcoholism, and keeping comedy clean. Love Mail/Hate Mail/ Feedback -  We get a neutral mail teasing us with knowledge of Carman. People! If you have stories about Carman, send a short audio file or email to podcast@babylonbee.com !!! Paid-subscriber portion (Starts at 01:24:54) Open Discussion Thread; Good Friday Some Unused Headlines and sneak peak at upcoming headlines in our drafts Mediterranean food and circumcision Become a paid subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans

1hr 25mins

15 Apr 2020

Rank #19

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Episode 8: The Snopes Episode

Show Notes! Kyle and Ethan are joined by Babylon Bee CEO, Seth Dillon to discuss the controversy surrounding Snopes and their recent and past coverage of the Babylon Bee.  Relevant links: Seth Dillon appears on Fox News! https://twitter.com/TheBabylonBee/status/1157352307408941056 Adam Ford’s Tweet-thread (1:00) Introductory interview with Seth Dillon Stories of the Week (9:44) Georgia Lawmaker Claims Chick-Fil-A Employee Told Her To Go Back To Her Country, Later Clarifies He Actually Said 'My Pleasure' (18:25) Democrats Demand Kavanaugh Submit To DNA Test To Prove He’s Not Actually Hitler (27:15) Thanks To New Laws, VeggieTales Finally Introduces New Cannabis Character (35:39) MAIN TOPIC: Snopes! (if you jump here, be warned that we cover this topic throughout the entire episode as well)  (51:16) Hate Mail (1:00:36) Subscriber Exclusive Segment (1:01:24) Facebook Hires Drax The Destroyer To Distinguish Between Satire, Fake News (1:06:13) Trump Spends Afternoon Shouting From White House Balcony During Twitter Outage (1:12:15) Subscriber update and what we are working on Become a paid subscriber! at https://babylonbee.com/plans

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5 Aug 2019

Rank #20