CAS 086: Explainin’ Whitesplainin’

In this episode of Church and State, Colin and Evan talk to Chidi Okeke and Rondale Williams of Talkin’ Straight Pod, as well as Thomas Smith of Serious Inquiries Only about the concept ‘Whitesplaining’ as well as the Evergreen controversy and how we can all make sense of it and still be friends afterward.

Listen to Talkin’ Straight Pod here.

Listen to Serious Inquiries Only here.

CAS 085: The Big Taste Test Special!

Summary:
In this episode we are joined by Evan’s wife (Julia), along with Ethan Marshall and his girlfriend (Christie). Colin is back in Houston for a brief period, so we finally get down to brass tacks and have the great drink exchange we have been hyping for about 40 episodes. As Colin says in the episode… We brought our vacation to you! Due to the nature of recording a group of people, the audio is not as good as it normally is. We apologize for that. We’ll be back on track with a more normal episode next week, but until then… we give the people what they want!

Ethan Marshall:
Twitter: @EthMarsh

CAS 084: Born in the DPRK

Summary:
In this episode we discuss the long term plans and success of the Kim regime in North Korea, along with the merits of a Trump impeachment drive. What does Kim Jong-un want from the world? How do they manage to stay in power? How low should the bar be for impeachment? What’s the best part of Game of Thrones? FInd out the answers to these and literally all other questions ever asked in this episode! Do you want to lavish us with excessive praise? Let us hear it by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Colin_Aulds, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Church_andState respectively. As always please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Warner Brothers Pictures
4000 Warner Blvd.,
Burbank, CA 91522

or on Twitter at: @NicolasMaduro.

Notes:
Wizard People, Dear Reader [AUDIO DOWNLOAD]

CAS 083: Trump Screws the Mooch

Summary:
In this episode we follow up on last week’s discussion about the value of voting. We also talk about the revolving door at the White House, and whether Trump is playing 29 dimensional hopscotch. Can a utility calculus ever bear out the value of a vote? Will a vote ever be worth more than effective voter suppression? Who wore it better, Job or Scaramucci? Also, did Colin find the most California restaurant of all time? Find out the answers to these and other questions in this episode! Are you not a tall man? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About pge, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, and/or @EvanCMalone respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Swami’s Cafe
202 N. Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA

or on Twitter at: @Scaramucci.

CAS 082: The Rationality of Playing an Alien Slot Machine…and the Calculus of Voting (w/ Mario Gibney)

Summary:
In this episode, Colin discusses with his friend Mario Gibney whether or not voting makes any sense, and it’s a really good one. Is it rational to play the alien lottery after they have come to be our benevolent over lords? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, and/or @EvanCMalone respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Address:
Area 51

or on Twitter at: @RockTheVote

CAS 081: The Great Collusion Confusion!

Summary:
In this episode we discuss the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and Russian government officials, along with the many, sometimes strange, defenses of it. How does fiasco help the case for impeachment? Why do Trump’s critics on the right support him? What’s the real reason the neuter dogs? Find out the answers to these and other questions in this episode! What’s on your summer playlist? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, and/or @EvanCMalone respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

American Dairy Queen Corporation
7505 Metro Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55439-0286
Phone: (952) 830-0200

or on Twitter at: @DonaldJTrumpJr.

CAS080: The Consequences of Consequentialism

Summary:
In this episode we discuss metaethics, and the limits of moral systems. We also talk about restaurant ethics, and survivalism. Could consequentialism be true and knowing that be unhelpful for acting on it? Should we all fear the Yosemite caldera volcano? Is Colin a bad person? FInd out the answers to all these questions in this episode! What’s in your bug-out bag? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us on Twitter t @Church_andState, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Colin_Aulds respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

MOD Pizza Corporate Headquarters
1208 Glenwood Drive
Bellevue, Washington 98008

or on Twitter at: @OmegaManRadio.

CAS 079: Our Big 4th of July Special!

Summary:
In this episode we celebrate the 4th of July by suggesting our additions, subtractions, and changes to the U.S. constitution. We also talk about the massive response we got to last week’s episode, and discuss the results of you (the listeners)! Was there anything defensible in the land-ownership voting requirement? Why keep the electoral college? Should we all feel bad for Kelly Rowland? Bananas?! Gaming computers?! America?! Fuck YEAH! Do you have your own laundry list of grievances about the constitution? Let us hear it by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Colin_Aulds respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Ringo Starr
1541 Ocean Avenue
Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA
90401
USA

or on Twitter at: @ElectoralCollge.

CAS 078: One World Government, Economic Sanctions, Toilet Accessories & Sex Toys

Summary:
In this episode we discuss the escalating tensions between the US and Russia in Syria, the relative merits of economic sanctions, and DIY Squatty Potties. We also take the 8values quiz, discuss where our results differ, and invite the audience to share their results. Why does Colin hate the environment? Why does Evan want the whole world to live under President Trump? Why do so many dog toys look like sex toys? Find out in this episode! Did you take the 8values quiz? We want to see your results and see just how diverse our listenership is. Send us a link to your results by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, and/or @EvanCMalone respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Nylabone Products
P.O. Box 427
Neptune, NJ 07754-0427

or on Twitter at: @RusEmbUSA.

Notes:
Take the 8values quiz here!
Colin’s Results
Evan’s Results

CAS 077: Unpopular Populism & The Revenge of Hope

Summary:
In this episode we discuss the Comey hearings, the UK Snap election, and the French parliamentary election. We also return to the question of postmodernism once again. Are we watching McCain’s brain bleed live on CNN? Is life unfair for LePen? What’s the deal with ‘both’? We tackle all these questions in this episode, and Colin stakes out a popular position on the elderly. Do you want to put us out of our misery? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Colin_Aulds respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Attorney General Jeff Sessions
U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

or on Twitter at: @AARP.

CAS 076: What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace, Love, and Postmodernism? (Solocast)

Summary:
In this solocast Evan offers out an addendum to our conversation with James Lindsay. In that discussion Evan mentioned that he feared that Postmodernism has become an empty boogeyman label for those on the left who nobody likes. In this episode he offers out an (admittedly biased) account of Postmodernism, and the thinkers and labels that fall under Postmodernism. Is it all as spooky as it’s made out to be? Is it dogmatic? What is it good for? Absolutely… something?! FInd out in this episode! Do you want to offer out a deconstructionist reading of this podcast? Shoot us an email at the email address on the About page, or hit us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Colin_Aulds respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our complaint Twitter at: @JordanBPeterson.

CAS 075: That Journal Hoax Was, like, Soooooo kol! lol! (w/ James Lindsay)

Summary:
In this episode, we sit down with longtime friend of the show and record-breaking guest James A. Lindsay. We discuss his recent Sokol style hoax in collaboration with James Lindsay on the journal Cogent Social Sciences, and the controversial aftermath. What is wrong with pay-to-play journals? How is social justice furthering itself into an identity politics rabbit hole, and causing the right to act in kind? Find out the answers to these and many other questions in this week’s episode. Do you have a burning hoax you’d like to play on us? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Colin_Aulds respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Sally J. Scholz, Editor Hypatia
Department of Philosophy
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085 USA
Tel: 610.519.4099 Fax: 610.519.4639
Email: hypatia@villanova.edu

James Lindsay:
Twitter – @goddoesnt
Website – goddoesnt.blogspot.com
Books! – via Amazon

Read the controversial hoax paper The Conceptual Penis As a Social Construct that James and Peter wrote.

You can find our debate with James on Anarchy here, and our conversation with him about his book Everybody is Wrong About God here.

CAS 074: Now that’s a Kapital Idea! (w/ Azure Scapegoat)

Summary:
In this episode, we sit down with Azure Scapegoat, who runs the website Socialism 101 and hosts a youtube channel where he discusses leftist politics. We talk about the differences between communists, socialists, and other camps on the left, the limits of free speech, accelerationism, and the ethics of capitalism. We also explain to him what life is like in Sweden. Can we all pretend that Charles Manson didn’t kill anyone? Is Trump good for the left? What the hell is cream soda anyway? Find out the answers to all of these and other questions in this episode! Would you like to shout “Fire!” at us? You can do so by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Colin_Aulds respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Charles Manson  B-33920
ACH-HUB- 17
P.O. Box 3476
Corcoran, CA   93212

or on Twitter at: @PressSec.

Azure Scapegoat:
YouTube – AzureScapegoat
Subreddit – r/AzureScapegot
Twitter – @miosiden
Website – AMSBlue.com
Socialism101 Website – Socialism101.com

CAS 073: Now This Sounds Like Hijab for…(feat. Siham Al Ramahi)

Summary:
In this episode we sit down and talk to Palestinian/Canadian activist Siham Al Ramani. We talk about the ethics of hijab bans, the limits of religious exemptions, and pick back up on the issue of vitamin-d deficiency as it relates to head-coverings. Where does social pressure end and the law begin when it comes to condemning bigotry? What’s up with hijabi women always starting punch-ups in restaurants? Can Colin build a religion around violating health codes? Find out the answers to all these questions and so much more! Do you have cute puppy pics for us? Send ’em our way by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, and/or @EvanCMalone respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints/hate mail to our mailing address at:

King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
Office of His Majesty the King Royal Court
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

or on Twitter at: @RichardBSpencer.

Siham Al Ramahi:
Twitter – @SihamAlRamahi

CAS 072: Pitching and Catching with Emmanuel Macron

Summary:
In this episode we discuss the recent election in France, what Macron did right, what lessons the Democrats should learn, and why Clinton failed to attract the Obama/Trump voters. We also talk Sally Yates’ testimony and Elizabeth Warren’s appearance on Real Time. If we had sex with Macron, who would pitch and who would catch? Is Trump a cyborg? …And what the hell even is prune juice? find out these answers to these and other questions in this episode! Do you have an elaborate metaphor for describing Trump’s thought process? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Colin_Aulds respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

FRONT NATIONAL
76-78, rue des Suisses
92000 Nanterre
01.41.20.20.00

or on Twitter at: @PrisonPlanet.

CAS 071: Confections of an Ex-Muslim – and a Few Confessions (w/ Yasmine Mohammed)

Summary:
In this episode we sat down with Yasmine Mohammed, ex-muslim activist and author. She co-hosts the podcast, Secular Jihadists, and has a memoir coming out called From Al Qaeda to Atheism. We discuss her life, the Islamic reform movement, immigration, and the veil. Should secularists support a moderate flat-Earth movement? Is the rise of rickets getting the attention it deserves? Can Daniel Day-Lewis save the world? Find out the answers to all these and other questions in this episode! Do you think 2x the skin is 2x the fun? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, and/or @EvanCMalone respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

The Flat Earth Society
222 S Peters Rd
Suite #2
Knoxville, TN 37923

or on Twitter at: @lsarsour.

Yasmine Mohammed:
Twitter – @ConfessionsExMu
Website – Confessions of an Ex-Muslim
Podcast – Secular Jihadists
P
odcast Twitter – @SecularJihadist

CAS 070: En Marche for Science!(?)

Summary:
In this episode we discuss the recent election in France, the March for Science, our favorite refreshments, and just generally being cheap people. Is Le Pen in for le win? Why don’t libertarians vote Democrat? Do progressives put the pro in protest, and what is the toothpaste industry hiding from us? Find out the answers to these and many other questions in this episode. How much money is worth the social embarrassment of seeming cheap? Let us know what you think at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, and @EvanCMalone respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals
300 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022

or on Twitter at: @MLP_officiel.

CAS 069: War Games With the Kims

Summary:
In this episode, Colin and Evan discuss the finer points of North Korean game theory. They also discuss the actual significance of the air strike on Assad’s air base. Evan also tells us about another chapter out of his compendium of false alarm emergency experiences. Do you have an adrenaline-inducing tale of terror? If so, Email us with your comments, insights, or questions at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, or @EvanCMalone. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Embassy of North Korea
73 Gunnersbury Ave
London W5 4LP, UK

or on Twitter at: @RT_com.

 

CAS 068: Econ Sessions 4 – Meltdown!

Summary:
In this episode, Colin takes the easy way out and rips audio from a speech he thinks you might enjoy so that way he doesn’t actually have to write notes and lecture on an actual economic topic. let’s face it, it’s not like he’s going to write a book like Evan did. Anyway, The speech is entitled Meltdown and it was given by Dr. Thomas E. Woods at UC Boulder a few years back. It discusses some of the hidden culprits behind the Great Recession of 2008, and it’s certainly a perspective you aren’t going to hear anywhere else. On top of that, it’s actually well-defended. Email us with your comments, insights, or questions at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, or @EvanCMalone.

You can check out Tom and listen to his lectures at LibertyClassroom.com or by listening to Tom on the Tom Woods Show anywhere you listen to podcasts.

CAS 067: The Hunger Sessions – Part 5: Is Conventional Agriculture A Wholesome Myth?

Summary:
In this solo episode, Evan continues his Hunger Sessions, in which he reads from his book, Hunger: The Case for Genetically Modified Foods.  In this chapter, we explore whether genetic modification really presents us with a difference in kind from conventional agriculture, and discuss the many ways in which the history of conventional agriculture is much stranger than we have been lead to believe. Do you have questions, comments, concerns, or rants? Hit us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Colin_Aulds respectively, or email us at the email address on the About page. Thanks for listening.

CAS 066: Is Staying Alive Holding Us Back?

Summary:
In this episode, we discuss the end of aging, the expanding circle of sentiments, and the ethical issues that could go along with humanity conquering death. Would getting uploaded to the cloud be more Leith, North Dakota and less San Junipero? When will we ever shut up about The Walking Dead? What’s so bad about No Country for Old Men-ing your sweet little puppy? Also, Evan tells the first of two stories from his many years of living dangerously. Did you survive a harrowing account? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Colin_Aulds, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Church_andState respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

BuzzFeed, Inc.
111 E. 18th Street
13th Floor
New York, NY 10003

or on Twitter at: @Reuters.

CAS 065: 2020 – A Political Odyssey

Summary:
In this episode we follow up our discussion with Lalo Dagach with a chat about secularism, and Evan breaks down his hair-brained strategy to defeat Trump in 2020. Is pushing for secularism a good idea (or even possible)? Who likes Nancy Pelosi? What’s an Avery Island remoulade… and for god’s sake, are we the only ones around here that respect lagniappe?! Are you ready to punch people in the face with your craft? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Colin_Aulds, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Church_andState respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Luby’s Corporate Headquarters
13111 Northwest Freeway, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77040

or on Twitter at: @NancyPelosi.

CAS 064: Islamic Reform – An Ode to Will & Grace

Summary:
In this episode we sit down with Lalo Dagach, host of the Lalo Dagach Podcast. We talk about the anti-SJW movement, Cuba, Ex-Muslims, Reza Aslan (the cannibal), and Islamic Reform. Why do older Cubans defend Castro? What’s so bad about eating brains? What voices in the Middle East should western secularists support? FInd out the answers to these and so many other questions in this episode! Want to compliment us on our insightful commentary, dashing good looks, and sultry voices? Shoot us an email at the email address on the About page, and/or hit us up on Twitter at @Colin_Aulds, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Church_andState. As Always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Embassy of Cuba in Washington, D.C.
2630 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

or on Twitter at: @rezaaslan.

Lalo Dagach:
Soundcloud – Lalo Dagach Podcast
Youtube – Lalo Dagach Podcast
Twitter – @LaloDagach
Website – LaloDagach.com

CAS063: Je Ne Sais Quoi Is Going On In France

Summary:
In this episode, Colin talks with @JoeyJoJoJr94, Church and State’s Own Anonymous French Foreign Correspondent to discuss the current state of the presidential election happening there, and the populist actors upsetting it? Who will win? Who should? What does it mean for Western civilisation? And are the French really just a  bunch of libertines? We hope so!

CAS 062: Pity the Poor Immigrant?

Summary:
In this episode we discuss a middle path on immigration (at the border, and in regard to refugees), Trump’s wiretap claims, the newest Wikileaks revelations, and more! Are we all intentionally misunderstanding each other? What does Charlton Heston have to do with mass surveillance, and who (and why) the fuck is Michael Cernovich? Find out the answers to these and other questions in this week’s episode. Do you want to hear an AM Radio call-in special? Do you want lessons in advanced pun-making for your own podcast titles? Let us know by emailing us at the address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Colin_Aulds, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Church_andState respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

PEEPS & COMPANY®
1300 Stefko Boulevard
Bethlehem, PA 18017-6672

or on Twitter at: @Cernovich.

CAS 061: Of Town Halls & Gulags

Summary:
In this episode we discuss the ongoing town halls, North Korea, and Milo Yiannopoulos (again). Were we too soft on Milo? We correct the record today! What do townhalls have in common with reporting in the Stalin era? What’s wrong with musicians in shorts, and what is up with elderly asian transexuals? Find out in this week’s episode! Has being born white condemned you to a life of eating Sunchips? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Colin_Aulds, @EvanCMalone, or @Church_andState respectively. As always please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

The History Channel
235 E 45th St. Fl 2
New York, NY 10017

or on Twitter at: @311.

CAS 060: The Decline & Fall of Milo Yiannopoulos

Summary:
In this episode we discuss brands we love and hate, the recent fall of Milo Yiannopoulos, and the truth about Sweden. We also read the first of many Air Emirates horror stories provided by you (the listeners)! Is there trouble brewing in the home of Ikea? What was Milo even trying to say? Is thread count everything it’s cracked up to be? That’s right, we’re tackling the big questions this week. When do you think The Walking Dead jumped the shark? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Colin_Aulds, @EvanCMalone, and/or @Church_andState respectively. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Ross Corporate Headquarters
5130 Hacienda Drive
Dublin, CA 94568

or on Twitter at: @BreitbartNews.

CAS 059: The Emperor is Wearing No Robe!

Summary:
In this episode we discuss the state of the media in the Trump era, and talk about the recent resignation of Michael Flynn. Does he own a bathrobe? Why no jews? How deep does the Russia connection go? Also, we talk baby Hitler twins, Air AmIrates, and more! Who would play you in a movie? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at the twitter handle on the About page. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at:

Air Emirates
Terminal 4
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Queens
New York 11430

or on Twitter at: @nytimes.

CAS 058: Gorsuch & Such

Summary:
In this heavily shortened episode, we discuss Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Because of audio issues, we lost an hour long discussion of Trump’s executive orders, including the travel ban, but will release a couple of follow-up segments on it later. Here, we talk Gorsuch’s passions and his problems. We also talk about grudges and traumatic experiences. Is Colin the next Rosa Parks? (Probably not). Will emirates airlines make you sick on their 15-hour flights (spoiler alert: yes!)? Why won’t Evan ever eat spaghetti again? Will you be glad you found out? Find out the answers to all of these questions in this episode. Are you mad as hell and not going to take it anymore? Let us know by emailing us at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @EvanCMalone, or @Colin_Aulds. As always, please direct any and all complaints to our mailing address at;

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch
1823 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80257

or on Twitter at: @emirates.

Any and all compliments should be directed to our friends at: @DippinDots.

CAS 057: Econ Session 3 – The Minimum Wage Primer

Summary:
In this episode, Colin sits down to talk the ins-and-outs of minimum wage. What is necessary to prove its efficacy? And how is minimum wage even tangentially related to cigarette prices? Do you have a strange comparison to cigarette prices? If so, email us with your comments, insights, or questions at the email address on the About page, or by hitting us up on Twitter at @Church_andState, @Colin_Aulds, or @EvanCMalone.