Luke and Gomer became friends Freshman year at the Franciscan University of Steubenville and 14 years later they started a podcast. The show oscillates between a conversation between just the two of us and interviews that we do together of other, fancier people. Sometimes we get explicit either by being too honest or by being too stupid. Either way, it's fun!
October 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 11 mins
catholics, forgiveness, history, the batman, world war 2
Catholics in History: WW2, History is Paved in blood, How do we move on after sin, violence, war, tragedy? Biblical history is World history! The Human Condition throughout history, Modernity's Mindsets. Then: THE BATMAN Trailer, Live Show in Houston (maybe), and Thank you Patrons!
October 15th, 2021 | 59 mins 16 secs
Things are getting dark for Luke.
October 9th, 2021 | 1 hr 25 mins
We talk about the collapse of the Church at the diocesan level and how prayerful disciples are responding to it. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is launching its Beacons of Light initiative with the hope of using the crisis to awaken laity and clergy to these emergencies.
October 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 21 mins
catholic, creator, gaming, streamer, twitch
We chatted with Jonathan Blevins as he takes the plunge from full-time parish Director of Evangelization to full-time Twitch Streamer. We talk about online culture, the dangers of VR, the importance of Catholics being in this space, and what's it like being Ninja's brother, the most famous esports gamer in the world.
September 25th, 2021 | 1 hr 36 secs
Darby, Adam, James, and Erica were on a Patreon Zoom call with Luke when Ye Ole Gomer joined in and we turned it into a show. Don't listen with headphones, or you'll hear the tiny feedback loop. TOPICS: What do you do if you're afraid of sex? How do you cultivate the right kind of knowledge of your partner before marriage? "Noone could be a man unless his father has died. "- Freud
September 18th, 2021 | 1 hr 28 mins
Chapters! Gomer and Luke's family updates. Erin, Luke's wife, ruins their car out of stubbornness, Gomer spent hundreds on his latest YouTube hobby (lighting), and we discuss the Disney Movie Renaissance. Finally, we talk about the passing of Norm MacDonald.
September 10th, 2021 | 1 hr 10 mins
Four parts: Gomer's latest YouTube obsession, but it's more altruistic. Then 3 practical, yet sexy questions from Patreon supporter Moira. Luke discusses an awful picture of an employee and posits: "being miserable is not a personality." Finally, we conclude with Woodstock 99.
September 4th, 2021 | 1 hr 14 mins
The Artist plays with symbols without necessarily knowing fully what they mean. And when Art is bent to tell a moral and not a story, it becomes Propaganda.
August 27th, 2021 | 1 hr 39 secs
What do you think about someone dating your daughter? Gomer has settled on unbridled murder. Luke embraces the "it's ok to have your heartbroken if it makes you resilient."
August 21st, 2021 | 1 hr 26 mins
Milli Vanilli fan page; Peak Gomer and Peak Luke with A Redemptive Story from that night; Luke wears Grandpa's pants that night; Patreon Question: How do you get over a very serious relationship breakup; Gomer's Theology: How the ancient catholic church viewed "Church" differently than we tend to do in today's Americanized, Protestantized Christianity, especially in evangelization.
August 12th, 2021 | 1 hr 28 mins
Luke and Gomer talk about money and the Church (not the Vatican, but fundraising). Then Gomer updates everyone about Shannon and what's next there (minute 40ish). Finally, as Luke tries to hang up, Gomer demands Luke tells him all about the new audiobook Luke's listening to about the Late Night wars between Leno and Conan.
August 6th, 2021 | 1 hr 19 mins
“[Some mortals] say of some temporal suffering, “No future bliss can make up for it,” not knowing that Heaven, once attained, will work backwards and turn even that agony into a glory.” —C. S. Lewis, The Great Divorce
August 3rd, 2021 | 1 hr 31 secs
evin Heider replaces Gomer for this (last) week's episode! Shenanigans ensue.
Sorry for the delay. Life happened, but the episode is now in your hands! And by hands we mean ears. And by ears we mean the great, mystical could! Hooray!
July 23rd, 2021 | 1 hr 6 mins
Jesus Christ, light of the world, You never did forget me. And when I bled in darkness, You held me, still held me. When desperate nights I cursed You, You loved me, still loved me. Jesus Christ, You dry the tears, You break my heart of stone, Your words are life cut marrow through the darkness to the bone. A heart of flesh You gave me, Only You can save me. Savior! Daylight! I am coming home!
July 10th, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
Luke wraps up his time at Notre Dame as we record. Gomer is happy that this cowhoret is out of Luke's life and he can get back to focusing on me as his only friend. We talk about the merits of an executive course- not expertise or research as the goal, but proficiency. Then we discuss WHY GOMER LOVES TALKING SH*T ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE and how Divine Filiation is hiding around the corner of every sin.
July 3rd, 2021 | 1 hr 10 mins
Luke and Gomer talk about a TOTALLY FICTIONAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION'S board and whether it would be either legal or ethical. Then we talk about a talk, this one from Tracey Rowland at the Dawson Society: "What did Dostoyevsky mean when he said ‘Beauty will save the world’?