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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.

The Babylon Bee


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    Apologetics and Witnessing to Black Hebrew Israelites | A Bee Interview With Vocab Malone

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 52:23

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk about apologetics and witnessing to Black Hebrew Israelites with Vocab Malone. Vocab Malone gained prominence for street rapping the gospel and witnessing to Black Hebrew Israelites. He shows why Black Hebrew Israelites are a movement we need to take seriously. He has a YouTube Channel, where he shares his street evangelization.  Kyle and Ethan find out the history of Black Hebrew Israelites. They find out why Vocab has become an expert on the topic and why everyone should be aware of the rising popularity of the group. Vocab explains why diversity doesn't bring Orthodoxy and why he disagrees with the Black Hebrew Israelites so strongly. Kyle and Ethan find out how good Vocab is at defining new words. Ethan freestyles with Vocab while Kyle tries to moderate.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan find out about Vocab's past satire videos and web series. Vocab shares stories of helping convert Black Hebrew Israelites. Vocab ends the interview with the ever great 10 questions. 

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Headlines With Pie, Culture Gets Kunkled, and Robocop is Real

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 68:03

    Kyle, Ethan, and Brett Kunkle from MAVEN guess which headlines are real or fake and have to eat mystery pie if they guess wrong. Brett Kunkle also kunkles some culture and helps us discern what is good or harmful in pop culture today. There's weird news headlines, glorious hate mail, and other shenanigans going on at The Babylon Bee. Be sure to check out MAVEN which exists to help the next generation know truth, pursue goodness, and create beauty, all for the cause of Christ at: http://maventruth.com Don't miss the upcoming Bee interview with Vocab Malone. See Vocab's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/VocabMalone Kyle, Ethan and Brett Kunkle talk about the Maven Parent podcast and how conversations about Animal Crossing in the recent Bee Interview with James Poulos were deemed by Twitter to be intense. They talk about Bee articles that are banging and bombing and then get into this week's weird news. The guys play Headlines With Pie and Kunkle Culture before reading a glorious hate mail about how our website has become literary pornography. In the subscriber lounge, they read top subscriber-submitted headlines, special love mail, bonus hate mail, and finally subject Brett to the Next Ten Questions, giving the Bee the opportunity to show off their new trolly dilemma display featuring Lego replicas of Kyle, Ethan, and The Newsboys.

    Animal Crossing is Demonic | A Bee Interview With James Poulos

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 61:56


    The Claremont Institute's James Poulos talks about how Animal Crossing is destroying your soul and how your smartphone is crossing into the demonic. James Poulos is the Executive Editor of the American Mind, the Claremont Institute's online publication. He is a frequent commentator on technology, the American character, and social scores for Kyle and Ethan.  Check out BetterHelp.com/BabylonBee for 10% off Kyle and Ethan start out the interview by playing a few icebreakers with James to get to know him better. Since James speaks about our dystopian future, Kyle and Ethan find out which dystopian movie world he would want to live in. James talks about the spiritual warfare taking place within technology. He gives his thoughts on the new social scores the government will want to use for the population in the near future. Kyle and Ethan find out how difficult it is to keep a high score in our dystopian future. Kyle and Ethan have James explain the Great Reset using Mario characters.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan find out James' thoughts on the best videogames of all time. Ethan finds out about what it's like to be on the Bill Maher show. James gives his thoughts on Edward Snowden and how it affected America. Kyle and Ethan ask the ever great 10 questions and get a great Keanu Reeves story out of James. 


    THE BEE WEEKLY: Bee Outtakes, Weight Loss Cult, and Homicidal Whales

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 65:34

    Kyle, Ethan, and Adam talk about their favorite hilarious Babylon Bee Outtakes that didn't make the final cut of Babylon Bee sketches, the new HBO Max documentary on Gwen Shamblin Lara and her weight loss cult as another Hero of the Faith, and Homicide Whales now being a thing. The Bee guys go through weird news of the week and salty hate mail too. You can now Join the Launch Team for The Babylon Bee Guide to Wokeness. Pre-order your copy today! Check out Adam Yenser's YouTube channel and stand-up comedy schedule (http://adamyenser.com/). Be on the lookout for the next Babylon Bee Interview featuring James Poulos to learn why cellphones are demonic. Kyle, Ethan, and Adam talk about their week at the Bee, the Banger Article of the Week, the Bomb Article of the Week, and weird news like how squirrels hate the metric system and homicide whales now being on the loose. They then talk about a weight loss cult featured in a new HBO Max documentary The Way Down and how the cult's leader's hair gained weight as she gained influence in yet another segment of Heroes of the Faith.  Then the Bee guys talk about their favorite outtakes from The Babylon Bee sketches on YouTube and give everyone a peak at what Bee subscribers have been enjoying for a while now. The Bee gets hate mail for making fun of Christians and then the guys jump into the subscriber-exclusive lounge for bonus hate and love mail, top subscriber-submitted headlines of the week, and the classic article of the week. To get the Lounge, click Join on YouTube or go to http://babylonbee.com/plans. 

    Australia, Aquinas, and Arguing for Christianity - A Bee Interview With Matt Fradd

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 57:54


    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Ethan and Michael talk to Matt Fradd about Aquinas' view on happiness, the tyranny of Australia, and how comedy from liberals is going down hill. Matt Fradd hosts the popular podcast, Pints with Aquinas, where he interviews religious figures and hosts debates on Christianity. He has written several books, including his new one How To Be Happy: Saint Thomas' Secret to a Good Life available wherever you buy books. Ethan and Michael run through a few ice breakers in order to get to know Matt a little better. They get into the meat of the interview finding out what Aquinas would say about today's culture and his remedies are for sorrow. Matt gives his distinction on why being happy shouldn't be the end all be all. Michael finds a way to slip in a test on the Lord of the Rings books while Ethan takes a long nap. Ethan finds out more about how Matt, as an Australian, views the lockdowns going on over in Australia. Ethan and Michael then try to test Matt Fradd's knowledge of Saints.  In the Subscriber Portion, Ethan and Michael find out where Aquinas had views that would be deemed wrong by the Catholic Church today. They go through a few subscriber questions like finding out if Trent Horn is tall and whether he believes in the bodily resurrection. Michael quizzes Matt on a few insider Catholic hot button topics. They end the interview with the ever glorious 10 questions. 


    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 29: Star, Sting, and Spider

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 0:48

    Kyle, Dan, and Michael continue reading through The Lord of the Rings in Shelob's Lair and The Choices of Master Samwise. They discuss how masterful a horror writer Tolkien was and how most modern storytelling pales in comparison, the importance of always using the right tool for the job, and how even a simple hobbit from the Shire with a little light can advance against evil and drive the darkness back. To access this subscriber-exclusive content, go to BabylonBee.com/plans. Support The Babylon Bee, enjoy the extra content, and join the community of subscribers reading good books together!

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Vaccine Mandates from God, Woke Wrestling, and Kissing in Portland

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 82:11


    It's a discussion on vaccine mandates this week on The Bee Weekly. Ethan Nicolle, Adam Yenser, and Kira Davis from RedState talk mandates, woke wrestling, and how it is now legal to kiss in Portland if you are vaccinated. Adam Yenser quizzes Kira and Ethan on whether headlines are real or fake. Kira answers subscriber questions in the subscriber lounge. Check out Kira Davis on her podcast, Just Listen To Yourself. Check out Adam Yenser's YouTube channel and stand-up comedy schedule. The Bee's New Guide to Wokeness is coming out and You Can Join The Launch Team! Some people offered some criticism of The Bee's recent interview with Dr. Mary Grabar on her new book Debunking the 1619 Project. One of the Bee's subscribers is looking for love at the Bee in a Subscriber Dare. It's another Weekly, so the show looks at the Banger and Dud of the Week before diving head first into some weird news. Kira and Ethan are contestants on a new game show called ‘Which Headline is Real?' run by Adam. After that, they discuss the vaccine mandates from the God of New York Governor Hochul. There's also the usual salty hate mail. There's bonus hatemail you won't want to miss in the subscriber/YouTube Superfan-exclusive lounge, Kira Davis answers our subscriber-submitted questions, and then all three of our hosts read the top subscriber headlines of the week.


    A Gen Zer Warning - A Bee Interview With "Hollowed Out" Author Jeremy S. Adams

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 48:30

    On the Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Jeremy S. Adams about working with the Gen Zer student, the warning about this new generation, and anxiety in kids. Jeremy S. Adams has been a teacher for both the high school and the college levels. He thinks that teachers have a front row seat to America's decline with Generation Z.  Kyle and Ethan find out why everyone should read his book Hollowed Out and why this warning needs to be heard by everyone. Check out BetterHelp.com/BabylonBee for 10% off Kyle and Ethan take some time to get to know him by playing some ice breakers before finding out why this Generation Z is going to have a tough time in the future. Jeremy gives Kyle and Ethan the questions that the publisher gave to every interviewer and asks a surprisingly great question. Jeremy goes into the anxiety he has been seeing with the kids he's been teaching. Jeremy tells all about why this generation is different from all generations before it.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan get some cool stories out of Jeremy like when a drug deal happened in the back of his classroom or when he hurt himself as a young teacher. Ethan finds out what Jeremy's favorite tv show to show his classes. They also find out about Jeremy's favorite depiction of a teacher in the media. As always they ask the ever great 10 questions. 

    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 28: King's Crown

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 0:48

    Kyle, Dan, and Michael continue reading through The Lord of the Rings in Journey to the Cross-Roads and The Stairs of Cirith Ungol. They discuss how evil is only a twisted distortion of what is good, how holding on to the good helps us to reject the bad, and how the king has got a crown again. Also, what's the deal with all these stairs? To access this subscriber-exclusive content, go to BabylonBee.com/plans. Support The Babylon Bee, enjoy the extra content, and join the community of subscribers reading good books together!

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Debunking the 1619 Project and Taliban Paddle Boats

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 54:47

    In this episode of The Bee Weekly, cancelled standup comedian Josh Denny joins Kyle and Ethan to talk about what's been going on at The Babylon Bee this week, how Hitler opposed vaccine mandates, and how smart people are making blood bricks on Mars. Kyle and Ethan also talk to Dr. Mary Grabar about her new book, Debunking the 1619 Project. Kyle, Ethan, and Josh discuss the Bee's ‘Banger of the Week' and ‘Dud of the Week' and then jump into weird news like how scientists are planning on making blood bricks on Mars, how Hitler opposed vaccine mandates, and a couple that drives drunk together. A man decides to give up his life to become a hobbit, a new beer is illegal in 15 states, and the Taliban's new feared weapon is a paddle boat. Even cats and dogs are getting in on Guinness World Records. Kyle and Ethan talk to Dr. Mary Grabar who has previously debunked Howard Zinn to find out how she debunked the 1619 Project and whether she sleeps in a debunk bed. Someone doesn't like the Bee's new poop emoji shirt in this week's Hate Mail. Finally, the show moves to the subscriber-exclusive lounge where Kyle, Ethan, and Josh go into the Bee archives for the classic article of the week where Jesus turned water into grape juice, subscriber headlines of the week, and bonus hate mail.

    The David Storrs Interview | Pranks, Scare Tactics, and Scaring People

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 46:51

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to David Storrs about the process of making prank videos, Fameless, and the one prank show David regrets making. Ethan reveals himself as a connoisseur for prank shows with David being one of his ultimate favorite pranksters. David has worked on the prank shows, Fameless, Scare Tactics, and Fright Club. David shares how he loves being in the awkward moments and how far he's willing to go in order to get them.  Kyle and Ethan find out how some of the funniest pranks came to be. David shares stories of pranks that never made it to air and even the horror stories that happen when dealing with people that have no idea they're on camera. David shares stories of one of his favorite shows, Double Cross with Blake Griffin that should be getting a lot more attention.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan hear a cool story from David about the time a cop pulled a gun on him. David shares his holy grail of pranks that he has never been able to pull off. David goes into injuries that have happened while pranking. Ethan finds out more about David's views on conversation culture, instead of cancel culture. As always they end with the ever great 10 questions.

    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 27: Faramir Yeets Filmamir

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 0:48

    Kyle, Dan, and Michael continue reading through The Lord of the Rings in The Window on the West and The Forbidden Pool. They discuss how book Faramir completely owns weak cry baby Filmamir, how our culture can't process a character that is virtuous and good, and Frodo coming back to his central decision to show mercy to the one who wants to throttle him. To access this subscriber-exclusive content, go to BabylonBee.com/plans. Support The Babylon Bee, enjoy the extra content, and join the community of subscribers reading good books together!

    THE BEE WEEKLY: The Bee's New Book and Remembering Norm Macdonald

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 64:35

    In this episode of The Bee Weekly, musician Chandler Juliet joins Kyle and Ethan to talk about what's been going on at The Babylon Bee this week, The Babylon Bee's new book that is available for pre-order now called The Babylon Bee Guide to Wokeness, and the saddest news ever about Norm Macdonald's passing. In the subscriber-exclusive lounge, Adam Yenser joins in to discuss his memories of working with Norm Macdonald. Keep up with Chandler Juliet:  Music:  https://fanlink.to/ChandlerLoveLanguage YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYJAxrOiTRmgPSZrrZ9jL8g Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/chandlerjofficial/ Kyle, Ethan, and Chandler discuss the Bee's ‘Banger of the Week' and ‘Dud of the Week' and then jump into weird news like a man considering veganism after what he finds in his McDonald's sandwich, a trans MMA fighter dominating the women, and a cat is saved by the American flag. A rhino gets airlifted upside down, a man swallows his cell phone, and Florida man fills a pothole, but maybe creates another problem. The Babylon Bee has a new book: The Babylon Bee Guide to Wokeness, available for pre-order now. Kyle, Ethan, and Chandler talk about all the cool stuff inside. Then they remember the great Norm Macdonald and all the ways he made us laugh. There's plenty of hatemail too. Finally, the show moves to the subscriber-exclusive lounge where Kyle, Ethan, and Chandler are joined by Adam Yenser who actually worked with Norm Macdonald and has cool stories about him. There's bonus hate mail, the subscriber-submitted headlines of the week, The Babylon Bee's classic article of the week, and more.

    The Jonathan Pageau Interview | Monsters, Hidden Symbols, and Jordan Peterson's Church Experience

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 51:29

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Jonathan Pageau about making Christian carvings, monsters, and the breakdown of identity in our culture. Jonathan carves Eastern Orthodox images and other traditional images. He has been appearing on many podcasts, including one on Jordan Peterson's podcast. Jonathan has a knack for discovering the hidden meaning behind things. Kyle and Ethan delve in deep on why we need symbolism and how the Bee is making the world turn right side up again. Check out BetterHelp.com/BabylonBee for 10% off Kyle and Ethan first find out what informs Jonathan's art and why he can make images of Christ and other Eastern Orthodox figures. Jonathan tells us how it was to be with Jordan Peterson in church. Ethan discovers the hidden meaning behind his love for monsters and the grotesque. Jonathan gives his criticism of our culture that is losing the idea of identity.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan find out what Target's logo means, along with a few others. Jonathan tells all about what is the biggest misuse of symbolism in churches in our current culture. He also gives us what he terms as the upside down hierarchy with The Babylon Bee as the hope to help turn things right side up again. As always Kyle and Ethan finish the interview with the ever great 10 questions. 

    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 26: Black Gate Closed And Potatoes

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 0:48

    Kyle, Dan, and Michael continue reading through The Lord of the Rings in The Black Gate is Closed and Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit. They discuss how rude it is for Sauron to keep his front door locked, Sam taking time off from saving the world to cook some stew, and the tremendous importance of potatoes. To access this subscriber-exclusive content, go to BabylonBee.com/plans. Support The Babylon Bee, enjoy the extra content, and join the community of subscribers reading good books together!

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Fact Check Checks and Losing Your Job for Holding Common Opinions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 55:58


    In this episode of The Bee Weekly, Ethan Nicolle is joined by Adam Yenser to discuss what happened this week, like a man losing his job for expressing an opinion half of Americans have. Also, who will check the fact checkers? There's weird news, hate mail, and lots of tarantulas. Ethan and Adam talk about their weeks and get into weird news. Keep your eyes out for the next Bee Interview with Jonathan Pageau which will be dropping next week. A bunch of tarantulas and a snake were found abandoned in a basement, a man tried to smuggle 350 pounds of meat across the border, and some weird human crab was dashing around a neighborhood. California is requiring gender-neutral child displays and toy aisles, Ford made a very gay raptor, and vegan speed-eating is apparently a thing. Ethan and Adam introduce a new segment of Fact Check Check. Who checks the fact checkers? The Babylon Bee. Then they discuss a video game company CEO losing his job for expressing the controversial opinion that half of America shares that unborn babies should be protected from being murdered. There's hate mail too and then Adam Yenser answers The Next Ten Questions in the Subscriber Lounge.


    The Dr. Owen Stachan Interview | Woke Culture, Escaping Oppression, and Dissecting Movies

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 44:56


    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Dr. Owen Strachan about defining wokeness, never escaping your oppression, and the deeper meaning behind the movie, 1917. Owen Strachan is the Provost and Research Professor of Theology at Grace Bible Theological Seminary. He received his Ph.D from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dr. Owen has written several books, including his latest book, Christianity and Wokeness, where he speaks on the new philosophy that is infecting churches with Marxist ideology.  Kyle and Ethan dig in deep with Dr. Owen about defining wokeness and how it has been affecting churches. Dr. Owen describes how the wokeness ideology keeps people from ever leaving their oppression. He goes onto describing how white people are being told that they can never escape themselves being oppressors. Kyle and Ethan find out more about the complex issues that are fueling wokeness.  In the subscriber portion, Kyle and Ethan find out more about Dr. Owen's views on the movie, 1917 and how the director, Sam Mendes is up to something deeper than mere movie gimmicks. Kyle and Ethan continue their streak of flawless segues by moving the conversation into why Dr. Owen has problems with Thomas Aquinas. Kyle and Ethan fulfill their promise and find out from Dr. Owen on how to stop wokeness in your church. They finish the interview with the ever amazing 10 questions. 


    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 25: Ninnyhammers and Noodles!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 0:48

    Kyle and Dan are joined by their new friend Michael to discuss the first two chapters of Book Four, The Taming of Sméagol and The Passage of the Marshes. They discuss the obvious tonal shift from book three to book four, the importance of gratitude that each day we are alive and unthrottled, and how you should always pack a rope unless you want to be a ninnyhammer. To access this subscriber exclusive content, go to http://babylonbee.com/plans  

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Punk Rock Nature and the Roller Coaster of Doom

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 64:18

    Kyle and Ethan are joined this week by political commentator Bill Whittle to talk about blue checks on Twitter calling conservatives the American Taliban, weird news of the week like Japanese death rides, and a nature documentary series that doesn't hate God called The Riot and the Dance!    Be sure to check out Bill Whittle's website and show called The Right Angle. First, the guys tackle this week's weird news like a Japanese roller coaster that is breaking people's necks, a Kentucky school with a furry problem, and a Texas father that strips down to his underwear to prove a point. Mountain Dew Flamin' Hot is out now, kids are pledging allegiance to the pride flag, and some cows go through the McDonald's Drive-Thru. China doesn't want their kids wasting their time playing video games and a video game Guinness World Record was also broken. Kyle and Ethan then talk to N.D. Wilson about his new nature documentary, The Riot and the Dance, which doesn't hate the fact that God created everything. You will want to tune in to this episode for what could be the greatest hate mail ever. Kyle, Ethan and Bill read some bonus hate mail and the top subscriber-submitted headlines of the week in the subscriber lounge. Then Bill Whittle answers the Ten Questions. 

    Christian Rock, Winning Over Crowds, and Finding Jesus | John Schlitt of Petra Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 48:31

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Petra lead vocalist, John Schlitt. They talk about the journey to front man of Petra, almost getting swept out to sea, and his views on the top Christian music artists. John had a long road into becoming the lead vocalist of Petra that dealt with lots of hardship and an engineering job along the way. Check out BetterHelp.com/BabylonBee for 10% off Kyle and Ethan ask John the difficult questions like, which musician is the flakiest. Kyle and Ethan find out what John's dream team of musicians would be for a super Christian band. John shares stories from playing all over the world. He also shares his secret for getting crowds on his side for shows.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan find out about Carman from John, who filmed a music video with him. John shares a story with a difficult crowd over in New York. Kyle and Ethan find out about some of the biggest Christian bands and what John thought about them when they started out. Kyle and Ethan end the interview with the ever great 10 questions. 

    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 24: The Treason of Isengard

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2021 0:48

    Kyle and Dan from The Babylon Bee read The Lord of the Rings with the subscribers of The Babylon Bee. This time they wrap up Book 3 with The Voice of Saruman and The Palintir chapters. As the band formerly known as the Fellowship of the Ring encounters Saruman, will there be a big epic wizard duel at Saruman's crazy tower? Where is that round spikey wheel dealie wizard device that we saw in the movie? How does Middle-Earth have cell reception? All these questions and more will be raised on The Bee Reads. To watch or listen to this episode become a subscriber to The Babylon Bee: http://babylonbee.com/plans

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Free Will and the Problem of Drunk Driving Elephants

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 75:32


    Kyle and Ethan are joined by our friendly neighborhood professor of theology, Dr. Thaddeus Williams. He is the author of Confronting Injustice Without Compromising Truth and God Reforms Hearts: Rethinking Free Will and the Problem of Evil. As usual, they dig into the weird news of the week, but they also get an update from Ethan's wife about her experience getting a mandatory jab and talk to Dr. Williams about how free will doesn't get God off the hook for all the evil in the world. First, the guys get an update from Ethan's wife Jess about what happened to her after getting a mandatory jab so she could keep her job. Then, the Bee wishes Bill Powers a very happy and healthy 75th birthday! The guys try to think of their stories of being 18 years old for a Subscriber Dare since they will do just about anything for money. The weird news keeps coming and this week it includes naked stabbing matches, a romantic man stealing 50 cars for his 16 girlfriends, and Sri Lanka banning the drunk driving of elephants. They also get updates on Larry Elder being the black face to white supremacy, a ladybug living in some dude's colon, and another record smashed by the person with perhaps the world record in number of world records. Kyle and Ethan ask Dr. Thaddeus Williams some meaty theological questions about free will and the problem of evil related to his new book coming out called God Reforms Hearts: Rethinking Free Will and the Problem of Evil. Following the main course, The Bee always has a dessert of sweet hate mail, which The Bee always shares with its loyal listeners. In the subscriber portion, Kyle, Ethan, and Thaddeus read subscriber-pitched headlines, bonus hate mail, talk about Calvinism a bit, and then give Thaddeus the Next Ten Questions.


    Christian Comedy, Eating Bacon, and Performing at Prisons | The Nazareth Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 49:41


    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to stand-up comedian Nazareth. They talk about performing on Zoom, finding Jesus, and being Middle Eastern. Nazareth has been a stand-up for over 25 years. He started his comedy career working with the likes of Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, and Kevin James. Once he found Jesus, Nazareth committed his life to Christ and quickly became one of the top Christian comedians in the country. He has written a book entitled Hope in 24 Hours. Check out his website for when Nazareth will be performing near you.  Kyle and Ethan find out about Nazareth's views on loving your neighbor and why we need a new website to help us choose our homes. Nazareth talks about what led him to Christ while working as a stand up comedian at the Los Angeles Improv. Once he came to Christ, Nazareth speaks on where God led him and how he has become one of the top Christian comedians in the country. Kyle and Ethan try throwing out topics to Nazareth to see if he can make anything funny.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan find out who Nazareth's comedy heroes are. They talk about the strangest places Nazareth has performed comedy. Kyle and Ethan get Nazareth's worst bombing and worst show stories. They end the interview with the ever glorious 10 questions with an impassioned call to Jesus by Nazareth. Nazareth offers his email address if anyone wants to ask any questions about coming to Jesus: Naz@nazarethusa.com. 


    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 23: Flotsam and Jetsam

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 0:48

    In this episode of The Bee Reads, Kyle and Dan talk about two chapters of The Lord of the Rings, The Road to Isengard and Flotsam and Jetsam, where they find Merry and Pippin finally reunited with their friends on a field a victory enjoying a few well-earned comforts. Is Saruman the original liberal? Is smoking all that pipe weed healthy? Will Kyle and Dan have to check a dictionary to find out what flotsam and jetsam are? Tune in this week for The Bee Reads The Lord of the Rings!

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Carolina Reaper Blazing Love Barrage and also Hunter Biden

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 59:07

    This episode of The Bee Weekly is brought to you by Conservative Conversations by Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Enjoy in-depth conversations with leading thinkers on the most important issues facing conservatism. Kyle and Ethan attempt the One Chip Challenge and then sing to Em and her husband in Spanish, using a Worship Song Generator and Google Translate on a subscriber dare since they'll do just about anything for money. The song is entitled Bombardeo de Amor Ardiente. They talk about the weird news of the week like what the Department of Homeland Security sees as a terror threat now, a bank robber who needs to pay for handwriting lessons, and a man who yeets himself over to Dairy Queen in a helicopter. Also they find out you shouldn't bite snakes or play with handgun laser sights. The Mattel company failed to impress with its Tokyo Olympics Barbie lineup and apparently chugging a 2-liter of soda can land you with a world record. Kyle and Ethan then talk to documentary filmmaker Phelim McAleer about his new project, My Son Hunter. As usual, there is glorious hate mail and even more fun in the subscriber-exclusive lounge.

    Christian Movies, Nicolas Cage, and Say Goodnight Kevin | The Kevin McCreary Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 56:21

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Kevin McCreary from Say Goodnight Kevin. They talk about the art of making fun of Christian movies, Nicolas Cage in Left Behind, and the state of Christian art. Kevin created his YouTube channel back in 2014 for a way to help people think for themselves on movies. He has grown his audience by taking apart Christian movies and still remaining a Christian. One of his featured videos gives a breakdown on How to Make a Christian movie.  Kyle and Ethan find out about some of Kevin's more obscure reviews like Lego Passion of the Christ. Kevin goes into why Christian movies are not trying as hard since they know the audience goes for the message instead of looking for a good story. They talk about how Christian filmmakers are afraid of their own audience misinterpreting things and how this holds back from making a good story.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan find out about Kevin's views on salvation. They go in deep on some good Christian movies and some of his favorite filmmakers working today. Kevin talks about the many abortion and child sick movie genres that he has reviewed extensively. They end the interview with the ever great 10 questions. 

    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 22: The Battle of Helm's Deep

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 0:48

    In this episode of The Bee Reads The Lord of the Rings, Kyle and Dan talk through two chapters, The King of the Golden Hall and Helm's Deep. They read about how Aragorn threatens to kill anyone who touches his stuff, Theoden sees the brighter side of things thanks to Gandalf, and Legolas and Gimli become fast friends while killing orcs together. Will Eowyn get with Aragorn? Will Gimli top Legolas' top score? What can men do against such reckless hate? Find out on this episode of The Bee Reads!

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Weird News and Frank Turek Tackles Google's Top God Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 58:27


    In this episode of the Bee Weekly, Kyle and Ethan are joined by apologist Dr. Frank Turek, founder of CrossExamined and author of several books including Stealing From God and I Don't Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist. They talk about the weird news of the week that they can't believe is real and ask Frank all the internet's top questions about God. In the subscriber portion, Frank is subjected to the Next Ten Questions and of course salty hate mail. This episode of The Bee Weekly is brought to you by Conservative Conversations by Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Enjoy in-depth conversations with leading thinkers on the most important issues facing conservatism. Kyle and Ethan jog Frank's memory about the time Ethan couldn't help himself and basically made a hardcore Unofficial Theme Song for Frank Turek's CrossExamined show. They react to some YouTube comments on Hateful White Men Questing How Hateful They Really Are. They also talk about the weird news of the week like parrots who can't stop swearing, a hawk losing a fight with a deer, and ANTIFA attacking Christians to end fascism. Also what is happening in Kyle, TX? Frank Turek takes on the challenge of answering all of the top questions about God that the internet is asking. In an unusual change of pace, Kyle and Ethan answer some love mail about how edifying The Babylon Bee has been for someone's walk with God and then return to our more usual fare of salty hate mail. In the subscriber portion, Frank Turek answers The Next Ten Questions and the guys read the week's top subscriber headlines. Subscribers also enjoy some bonus hate mail! 


    Giving Tyranny The Tombstone Piledriver | The Glenn Jacobs Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 51:49

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Glenn Jacobs. Glenn Jacobs is the current Knoxville County Mayor and is also known as the WWE wrestler Kane. They talk about being a wrestling star, libertarian philosophy, and the best hot chicken in Tennessee. Glenn had gained most of his fame from being one of the most feared villains with his intimidating physique and red mask he has worn throughout his career. Glenn felt an obligation to keep freedom going for the next generation by becoming the mayor of Knoxville County.  Kyle and Ethan start the interview by finding out who is behind the Kane mask. Glenn obliges by describing his journey as a wrestler and what led him into becoming a libertarian. Kyle and Ethan find out the best food in Tennessee while Ethan reveals a secret about Kyle that shocks Glenn. Glenn goes into how he has been leading his county and all the obstacles he has had to work through.  Glenn reveals which President he would figuratively lay a smackdown on and which President he would have the ultimate tag team with. They all talk about the growing opposition to talking to the other political side and what can be done to help keep an open conversation between our political parties. Ethan is able to get the ultimate cool story out of Glenn Jacobs before entering the Subscriber portion.  In the Subscriber Portion, subscribers get some questions asked by Kyle and Ethan such as  finding out which politician Glenn would lay a figurative chokeslam on. Glenn goes in depth on how libertarianism and Christianity can work together. Glenn talks about what drove him to English Literature as a major in college. Kyle and Ethan ask Glenn the 10 questions with Glenn giving one of the best fight stories. 

    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 21: Treebeard and the White Rider

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2021 0:48

    Kyle and Dan continue reading through The Lord of the Rings and make it to the ancient forest of Fangorn. Will Treebeard get the John Wick biopic that he deserves? What does C.S. Lewis have to do with Fangorn? Is Mordor going to open up a hot chicken restaurant? Tune in to find out. Subscribe to The Babylon Bee to get access to The Bee Reads at: http://babylonbee.com/plans Kyle and Dan read through the chapters of Treebeard and The White Rider. We meet the Ents, learn about their tragic past and non-hasty language, and a mysterious White Rider makes his appearance and immediately pranks everyone.

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Best Christian Album Covers And How To Hang Your Hammock

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 57:34

    In this episode, Kyle and Ethan are joined by Kevin McCreary from Say Goodnight Kevin. They talk about the best Christian album covers of all time, horrible places to hang your hammock, and The Babylon Bee triggering the socialists on Twitter. In the subscriber portion they talk about crazy Christian movies they can't believe are real. One of our superfans gives us a very sweet and loving one-star podcast review and then Kyle, Ethan, and Kevin dive into the weird news of the week. People have been hammocking on electricity towers, the AMA says to get rid of sex designation on birth certificates, and a two-headed snake still needs to eat. Then Biden ate something off his chin and people in Spain were assaulted by a guy with a harpoon. A cat apparently likes to play loud music, eBay stalked some innocent people, and there is a disturbing new Guinness World Record that raises so many questions. The guys then do a run down of the greatest Christian album covers of all time. They will definitely rock your faith! We get hate mail from the official Socialist Party account on Twitter and then the guys talk about some crazy Christian movies that they can't believe are real in the subscriber-exclusive lounge.

    Catholics, FreedomToons, and Public Schools | The Seamus Coughlin Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 49:31


    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Seamus Coughlin of FreedomToons about animation, public school, and personality types. Seamus has grown a large following with his YouTube channel, FreedomToons, while also being the Catholic voice on various podcasts including The Tim Pool Daily Podcast. Seamus grew his love of politics and animation into one of the best channels on YouTube. He has since amassed over 650 thousand subscribers.  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Go to Betterhelp.com/babylonbee and use the code BabylonBee to save 10% off. Kyle finds out about how Ethan and Seamus started their animation careers. They go into how the education system has evolved in our current culture. Seamus goes into how children's films have degraded and how he hopes to renew them. Seamus tells Ethan and Kyle about the temperament personality types coined from Thomas Aquinas.  In the Subscriber Lounge, Kyle and Ethan get a lesson on what Catholics believe about the Eucharist. They go into how churches reacted during to being shut down. Lastly Seamus answers a new set of 10 questions.


    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 20: Riders of Rohan and Uruk-hai

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 0:48

    Kyle and Dan from The Babylon Bee continue reading through The Two Towers with chapters introducing us to The Riders of Rohan and the Uruk-hai. They discover that Rohan is a very big place. They talk about their favorite parts of the chapters and find out what happened to Merry and Pippin. What do Legolas' elf eyes see? Do orcs even have menus? How woke is Tolkien? Find out all this and more on The Bee Reads. Start reading The Lord of the Rings with guys from The Babylon Bee by becoming a subscriber! Keep sending us comments, questions, and fan art. Is this your first time reading the book? Let us know how it is going for you!  

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Pitching Tents With Faith Heroes and the Maniac

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 34:41


    In this episode of The Bee Weekly, Kyle and Ethan take time to recognize some heroes of the faith before looking at what G.K. Chesterton said about people who believe in themselves. In the subscriber lounge, Kyle asks Ethan the Next Ten Questions. Kyle and Ethan honor heroes of the faith like a preacher catching himself before offending little people, a youth pastor talking about tents and nothing else, and a man who is ready to sing. Kyle and Ethan then read and discuss The Maniac, a chapter from G.K. Chesterton's Orthodoxy. Join Kyle and Ethan in the subscribe lounge to learn more about the mysterious enigma wrapped in a riddle stuffed into a Creative Director that is Ethan Nicolle.


    Aliens, Sci-Fi, and Christianity | The Dr. Jeff Zweerink Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 50:31


    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Dr. Jeff Zweerink about aliens, accurate Sci-Fi movies, and being a scientist and a Christian. Dr. Jeff is a senior research scholar at Reasons To Believe. He holds a Ph.D. in Astrophysics and has debated Ken Ham on the age of the earth on the Unbelievable radio program. He struggled earlier in life with how to reconcile his biblical training and love for science. But when he first heard Hugh Ross, President & Founder of Reasons To Believe and an astrophysicist, speak at Iowa State University, Dr. Zweerink began to think he could combine science and faith together with his life's work. If you're hopelessly fascinated by the world of celebrity relationships, you can find Young & Holmes podcast episodes every two weeks on the podcast platform of your choice. You can also visit youngandholmes.com for more info.Kyle and Ethan find out when Dr. Jeff accepted Hugh Ross into his heart. Dr. Jeff talks about his origin growing up in Mississippi with science and Christianity in the same household. Kyle and Ethan dig into the questions submitted from our subscribers that go into what aliens would do to his theology, the realism of Sci-Fi movies, and Dark Matter. Kyle finds out what it's like being a Christian in the science world.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan find out more about that Ken Ham debate and what flat earthers believe. Dr. Jeff goes into if he's afraid of the multiverse and if we should be as well. He also goes into what is happening with artificial intelligence and what our possible future will be with it. 


    The Bee Reads LOTR Episode 19: The Departure of Boromir

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2021 0:48

    In this episode of The Bee Reads, Kyle and Dan begin the second part of The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, by reading The Departure of Boromir. They talk about their favorite parts of the chapter, try to summarize it, and go to subscriber-submitted comments and questions.  Start reading The Two Towers with guys from The Babylon Bee by becoming a subscriber: http://babylonbee.com/plans. Keep sending us your comments, questions and fan art. How long will Kyle go before saying something is “Fantastic”? Will Dan make a connection to his Calvinism? Tune in to find out.

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Bigoted Crossword Puzzles, Pregnant Man Emojis, and Ask A Christian Woman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 58:57

    In this episode, Kyle and Ethan are joined by Kristin Weber, a comedian, speaker, and author of several books including Adulting For Jesus. She also plays a mean accordion. Kristin gifts us with our new theme song before getting into all the weird news of the week like how human civilization has finally reached pregnant man emojis and how crossword puzzles are bigoted now. There's also Real Things Blue Checks Say, Ask A Christian Woman, and glorious hate mail. This episode is brought to you by The Chesterton Conference happening July 29, 30, and 31 and you can even attend online! (Bee fans make sure to get your substantial discount by using promo code TheBee25!) Other weird news includes a candle thief using bear spray on everyone in the store, a police officer who got scared of Jupiter, and a turtle getting stuck to an owl. Blue Checks on Twitter announce a new Dungeons & Dragons campaign where you go to prom, the hidden bigotry of crosswords, and that declaring martial law solves all problems. Also the bright side of a dollar being devalued by inflationary policies is that your wages will go up! In the super-exclusive subscriber lounge, Kristin tries out the Worship Song Generator. Subscriber headlines of the week are read and Kristin finally answers The Ten Questions.

    Humanity Of Cops, Christianity, and The Power Of Media | The Ryan Tillman Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 38:46

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Ryan Tillman of Breaking Barriers United. They talk about misconceptions about being a cop, being an outspoken Christian, and the power of the media on public perception. Ryan Tillman is a working police officer and founder of Breaking Barriers United. Breaking Barriers United is a Christian organization dedicated to bridging the gap between the community and the police force. Ryan does public speaking and breakdowns of police incidents to help inform the community on police work.  Kyle and Ethan find out Ryan Tillman's origin story into becoming a police officer. Ryan shares how he started off hating cops and how he came around to the idea of being a police officer. Kyle and Ethan find out the misconceptions into being a police officer and how we forget that cops are human too. Ryan shares how his Christianity has played a huge role in his life. We learn the distinction between racial profiling and criminal profiling. Then we find out why we need to start refunding the police instead of defunding them.  In the Subscriber Portion, Ryan tries to top Greg Kading's cop story with his own crazy story that starts off at a Motel 6 and leads into all different crazy directions. Kyle and Ethan find out how Ryan decompresses after having depressing nights on the job. He talks about being the prayer cop and finding real purpose for his career. Kyle and Ethan end the interview with the 10 questions. 

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Rainbow Dill Pickle Monkey, Ask a Woman, and the Sunday Scaries

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 65:41


    In this episode of The Bee Weekly, Kyle Mann and Ethan Nicolle are joined by musician, actress, and comedienne Chandler Juliet to talk about the most recent bad takes on social media, making music during the pandemic, and the library in the UK being forced to apologize for the “rainbow dill pickle monkey” brought in to entertain children. They talk about weird news of the week, get to ask a woman what others are apparently asking Google about women, and also read our glorious hate mail. Be sure to listen to Chandler's music and YouTube Channel. One of our commenters point on Ethan's sincerity eyebrows before Chandler tests her musical chops with The Babylon Bee's Worship Song Generator. Kyle, Ethan, and Chandler see what's weird in the world like a rancher surviving being pinned by his ATV through the power of beer, people in Portland being frightened by a pickup truck, and the world's smallest cow. The White House, the New York Times, and someone in Canada who loves burning churches all make it into our Real Things Blue Checks Say segment. Chandler talks about her music during the pandemic and then answers the questions about women that men are apparently typing into Google about women. Chandler joins Kyle and Ethan for our super-exclusive Subscribers Lounge and even answers The Ten Questions.


    Slapfish, Newsom, and Recipes: Chef Andrew Gruel Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 60:30

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Chef Andrew Gruel about running a restaurant, why people won't let go of tips, and Ethan's idea for nacho's. Chef Andrew Gruel has appeared on many shows including as a Judge on Chopped and Food Truck Face Off. He has gained notoriety recently for being outspoken about the struggles restaurants have been facing this past year. He has a number of restaurants including his fish restaurant Slapfish and pizza joint Big Parm.  Kyle and Ethan talk about the most controversial business decision Chef Gruel made: offering no pineapple pizza at Big Parm. After discussing why pineapple pizza is a bad decision, Chef Gruel goes into how difficult it has been running a restaurant during the pandemic. Kyle and Ethan give their ideas on how to improve Chef Gruel's restaurants.  In the Subscriber Lounge, Kyle and Ethan throw out random ingredients and ask Chef Gruel what dish he would make with them. Ingredients ranging from bat wings to Nashville hot chicken. Chef Gruel shares what food is unappreciated. Ethan finds out tips for finding the best seafood. As always the interview ends with the 10 questions with an added bonus of one of the worst customers Chef's Gruel had to deal with. 

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Evangelicals, Catholics and Facebook Extremists Together

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 86:56

    In this episode of The Bee Weekly, Kyle and Ethan are joined by fan favorite Seamus Coughlin of FreedomToons to talk about skunks in pickle jars, Facebook warning you about all the extremists they platform, and how The Babylon Bee doesn't make fun of Trump. There's also weird news, hate mail, and the ultimate showdown between Calvinists and Catholics that will once and for all settle all theological debates.  The guys talk about the week's weird news like how a state owned oil company isn't real socialism, how much we all saved on our July 4th barbecues thanks to Joe Biden, and how a nefarious illegal coupon ring is going to bring down our civilization. We have another round of Real Things Blue Checks Say and then Kyle and Seamus debate which is the one true faith: Calvinism or Roman Catholicism. They then decide to be friends and laugh at this week's hate mail. In the lengthy Subscriber Lounge, Seamus, Ethan, and Laugh Track Patrick Green discuss their creative journeys and the pursuit of animation as a career and calling.

    Christianity, Libertarians, and Midwits | The Tom Woods Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 45:14


    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to author/podcaster Tom Woods. They talk about being a very failed podcaster, the difference between society and politics, and Thomas Aquinas. Tom Woods is one of the leading Libertarian podcasters with The Tom Woods Show and is the author of 12 books. He also has written a number of Ebooks that he gives away for free by signing up for his email list on his website.  We get some questions from our super fan, Michael Malice for Tom Woods that brings the discussion to Nullification, Ron Paul, and how Libertarianism works with his Catholic faith. He speaks about how Thomas Aquainas helped construct his views.  In the Subscriber Portion, Tom answers a question about Russel Kirk and Patrick Buchanan. He answers who the 5 best presidents are in America's history. Ethan finds out how the government is messing with our life from Tom. As always we conclude with the 10 questions for every guest.


    THE BEE WEEKLY: Most Hated Bee Headlines, Christian Lyrics, and Lies From Subway

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 57:36

    In this episode of The Bee Weekly, Kyle and Ethan are joined by voice over actress, Wendy Shapiro to talk about lies from Subway, Babylon Bee headlines people absolutely hated, and some of the greatest Christian lyrics of the 1990's.  This episode is brought to you by the new Christian fantasy dungeon crawler game Deliverance. Kyle, Ethan, and Wendy share in our celebration for getting the silver plaque from YouTube for getting 100,000 subscribers, even though we are much higher than that now. They go on to talk about the weirdest of news like the South African woman who had 10 babies was actually lying and a new weight loss technique that locks your jaw to keep you from eating. We find several new world records that bring joy to Kyle like never before.  Kyle and Ethan go back into the archive to find the Babylon Bee Headlines that brought the most hate. Afterwards, Kyle and Ethan share with Wendy lyrics from some of the big Christian artists of the 1990s like Carmen, Newsboys, and T-Bone. We end the main portion with a hate tweet toward anyone who enjoys The Babylon Bee.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle, Ethan find out more about Wendy's career. They read subscriber headlines of the week. Then they end the show with Wendy answering the 10 questions. 

    Intelligent Design, Atheists, and Dismantling Materialism | The Dr. Stephen Meyer Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 47:03


    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Dr. Stephen Meyer. They talk about Intelligent Design, DNA, and Richard Dawkins. He is a former Geophysicist and college professor, and now directs the Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture in Seattle. He is a Cambridge-educated philosopher of science and has written several books, his most recent one being The God Hypothesis, where he discusses how science is coming back to the idea of an Intelligent Designer.  Kyle and Ethan find out what science means along with what evidence there is for a theistic creator. Dr. Stephen Meyer shows how the materialistic viewpoints are becoming more insane and The Intelligent Design arguments are becoming the more sound arguments. Dr. Stephen Meyer talks about how DNA is even shocking Richard Dawkins and the rest of the scientific community.  In the Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan find out what Dr. Stephen Meyer thinks about old earth and young earth. He speaks on the evidence for what has swayed his opinion. They talk on how philosophy and science have created some of the best work for science. They end the interview with the 10 questions. 


    THE BEE WEEKLY: Women of the Bible, Worship Fails, and Poor Penguins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 63:51


    In this episode of The Bee Weekly, Kyle and Ethan are joined by comedian Kellen Erskine to talk about the ecological destruction caused by humans trying to save Tasmanian devils, the new naked skydiving world record holder, and more heroes who are making the Christian faith better. Kyle and Ethan also talk to Fox News' Shannon Bream about her book The Women of the Bible Speak.  This episode is brought to you by the new Christian fantasy dungeon crawler Deliverance. Be sure to check out Kellen Erskine's podcast The Book Pile. Kyle, Ethan, and Kellen answer a Subscriber Dare to wish Noah Myers a very happy birthday. Remember, we'll do anything for money. They then talk about the week's bizarre and weird news like the new Forever Hold hairspray and a climate change activism group disbanding because of its whiteness. The Babylon Bee's own Brandon brings in some mystery food for the guys to guess what it is and the guys salute some heroes of the Christian faith. Someone stands up for Mother in a salty hate mail. In the subscriber lounge, the guys read the top subscriber-submitted headlines of the past week, read some bonus hate mail, and finally Kellen answers an updated Next Ten Questions.


    Christianity, Star Wars Prequels, and Staying In California | The Dave Rubin Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 51:09

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to political commentator Dave Rubin. They talk about identifying as a conservative, California, and Christianity. Dave Rubin is best known for The Rubin Report available on YouTube and all podcast platforms, where he has candid conversations about complex issues and current events. Dave is known for his iconoclastic and honest approach to big ideas and his unwavering support for free speech.  Dave has written a new book titled Don't Burn This Book available wherever you find books.  Kyle and Ethan find out which political figures would win a fight. They also get some advice on what to do with difficult podcast guests and what his experience has been trying to talk to the other side. Kyle is able to get an update on how Dave Rubin feels about Star Wars after his remarks on The Last Jedi. After Joe Rogan and Daily Wire fled California, Kyle and Ethan see if Dave Rubin is the next one to leave. A subscriber gets a question about how Dave Rubin feels about the Christian faith. Dave gives this video as an explanation of how he feels about his own faith.  In The Subscriber Portion, Kyle and Ethan ask subscriber questions ranging from his history with Joe Rogan to what's going on with lesbians. Dave gives his thoughts on how to convince the upcoming generation that conservatism is the best philosophy. We end the interview with the 10 questions and try to bring Dave Rubin to Jesus. 

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Race-Norming and J.R.R. Woken

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 68:37


    On this episode of The Bee Weekly, Kyle and Ethan are joined by Kira Davis! They talk about the Bee fighting the New York Times and winning, the Tolkien Society going full on woke, and also try to figure out what the heck “race-norming” is. As usual, there is glorious hate mail and plenty of weird news.   This episode is brought to you by a new Christian fantasy dungeon crawler, Deliverance.   Make sure to listen to Kira's podcast, Just Listen To Yourself.   Kyle, Ethan, and Kira talk about the week's weird news like how someone mysteriously wrote “Joe Rogan is 5 foot 3 inches tall” in the sky above Los Angeles and how a New York Times columnist who believed Mayor Bloomberg could have given every American a million dollars is now very triggered by American flags. Cows may also now look like Bane but on both ends.   They also have another Heroes of the Faith segment this time featuring Aimee Semple McPherson.   Kira then asks Kyle and Ethan if they know what “race-norming” is and how the NFL is applying the racist rules that the federal government uses but this time to deny damages and payouts to players suffering from brain injuries.   In the subscriber-exclusive lounge, everyone laughs through bonus hate mails, reads some fan mail, go over the week's top subscriber-submitted headlines, and subject Kira to the Next Ten Questions.


    Defunding Police, Rap Murder, and Cop Stories | The Greg Kading Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 51:01

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to retired police detective Greg Kading. They talk about cool cop stories, defunding the police, and working on high profile cases.  Greg is best known for working on a task force that investigated the murders of rap stars Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls in the mid-2000s. In September 2011, he made a documentary and self-published the book Murder Rap: The Untold Story of the Biggie Smalls & Tupac Shakur Murder Investigations Go to wethepeopleholsters.com/bee and enter the code BEE10 to save $10 Be sure to check out The Babylon Bee YouTube Channel for more podcasts, podcast shorts, animation, and more. To watch or listen to the full podcast, become a subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans Topics Discussed  Best law enforcement shows  Worse Crime shows  Trying to figure out Rappers names  Tupac and Biggie murders Watching someone portray you on TV Tupac murder How Greg became wrapped up in the large profile rap cases Homicides in Los Angeles  Current status of gang violence  Weird cop story Being a rookie cop  Crashing in a police car Starting a podcast  Reacting to police hatred Police violence  Rodney King riots  Derek Chuavin and George Floyd  Waiting for all the facts  Theology and police work  Moral relativism Valuing all life as an officer Seperating yourself from your job Keeping your identity separate from being an officer Defunding police Being a private investigator Stench of autopsies Colors of the bodies Interrogating  Subscriber Portion Orlando Bloom being robbed  Smoking jackets  Pro tips against burglaries  Drug problems  Always have a safe Flashlights as a weapon  South Central beat cop  Plainclothes detective  Lethal Weapon  Bureaucracy  Flashlight over taser Pepper spray story PCP story 10 questions

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Saving Abuela and Deliverance from Evil

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 57:45

    On this episode of The Bee Weekly, Kyle and Ethan are joined by Andrew Lowen to talk about his new board game set in the battle between angels and demons, Deliverance. They also talk about noble efforts to help AOC's Abuela and The Babylon Bee going up against The New York Times. Afterwards Andrew shares his creative process for creating Deliverance and how this game is unlike most Christian games in that it is not terrible. Intro  Friend of the Bee Andrew Lowen joins Kyle and Ethan. Andrew has a new tactical combat adventure game about angels, demons, and the saints caught in between called Deliverance! You can back it on Kickstarter starting June 8, 2021! Upcoming Interview  Next interview will be with former LAPD detective Greg Kading, known for his work on the Tupac and Biggie murder cases...Really good police story only in the subscriber poriton. Comments from Subscribers and YouTube Birdman and Axl Dave get featured today Weird News   Italian Artist Sells Invisible Sculpture That Only Exists In His Mind For $18,000 Us Special Forces Accidentally Stormed A Cooking Oil Factory In Bulgaria During A Live Training Exercise Us Coast Guard Rescues 3 Adults And 2 Dogs Floating On Giant Inflatable Pink Flamingo Near Gulf Of Alaska Matt Walsh Started A Gofundme To Fix Aoc's Grandma's House And It Raised Over $100,000 In A Matter Of Hours Jeff Bezos Is Going To Space On One Of His Company's Rocket Ships This Summer ‘Among Us'-Shaped Mcnugget Sells For Nearly $100,000 South African Woman Gives Birth To Decuplets Ontario Police Officer Rescues Skunk From Mcflurry Cup Las Vegas Woman Crushes 3 Watermelons In 7 1/2 Seconds For World Record   Segment 1  Bee beef with the NYT naming us as an example of far-right misinformation sites that use “satire” claims to protect their presence on Facebook. Segment 2 Andrew Lowen on Christians making stuff like his new board game Deliverance!  You can back his kickstarter and become a supporter.  Andrew talks about Christian board games, theology behind the game, and behind the scenes of creating a board game. Ethan struggles to keep up with Kyle and Andrew as they dive in deep into the nerdom of board games.  Hate Mail Pamela says we are being inappropriate Subscriber Portion Andrew Lowen's New Game Deliverance Kyle and Ethan experience the game with Andrew. Ethan remains confused during the whole game and Kyle beats up some demons

    Parody, Country Music, and Right Wing Politics | The Buddy Brown Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 38:03

    On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Buddy Brown of YouTube Fame. They talk about his rise to YouTube fame, hunting stories, and living out his faith. Buddy gained his fame making YouTube videos from the back of his truck singing about anything from Covid to white privilege. He was able to get the number one spot on Itunes country charts without an agent or any publicist.  You can find him on YouTube by clicking here and buy his merchandise here. Faithful CounselingGet 10% off your first month using this link: https://www.faithfulcounseling.com/babylonbee Be sure to check out The Babylon Bee YouTube Channel for more podcasts, podcast shorts, animation, and more. To watch or listen to the full podcast, become a subscriber at https://babylonbee.com/plans  Topics Discussed Buddy's origin  Current state of country music  People are too sensitive these days Nashville music scene  Big hearts and big opinions  Mike Pence using Buddy's song  No Green screen used for truck songs Real estate agent to country music star  Coronavirus song  No apologies for his Covid song Woke country songs  Blowback from people over country songs Connecting with Ted Nugent  Eating bugs  Cool hunting stories  Taxidermy stores Playing SSC Football Be so good that they can't start the game without you Pointing people to Jesus with country music  Actors with ball caps on Finding a new way to be a musician How Buddy found his faith  Living out your faith  Country music influences  Subscriber Portion The Holy Grail of country music for Buddy  Pop country music  Condescending cuteness of current country music  Cover bands disguised as country artists Chris Stapleton Cool touring stories Embarrassing concert entrance story Touring life with Buddy Mudding  10 questions 

    THE BEE WEEKLY: Bear Pool Party and “Bake The Cake, You Bigot!”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 64:56


    On this episode of The Bee Weekly, Kyle and Ethan are joined by Trevor Andersen to talk about bears crashing a pool party, atheists finding Jesus, and what blue checks are doing for Pride Month. Kyle and Ethan also talk to Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop about the cost of his faith and his fight for religious liberty. Intro Trevor Andersen joins Kyle and Ethan to guest host. Upcoming Interview  Next interview will be Buddy Brown of YouTube fame. Get it a day early if you’re a paid subscriber. We Read Comments From Our Different Platforms Gaple comments on our John Cena article and we get a compliment on our upgraded equipment. Weird News  Suspects Break Into Storage Unit, Steal Boxes Of Little Debbie Snack Cakes Mercedes Tumbles Off Jack, Kills Suspected Catalytic Converter Thief Ontario Principal Removed After Twice Wearing Hair Of Student As A Wig Flight From India To US Diverted After Crew Finds Bat In Business Class Backlash As Skin-Coloured “equality stamps” In Spain Priced Differently Video Shows Teen Girl Shoving Huge Bear Over Fence To Save Her Dogs Seven Bears Crash High School Pool Party In Tennessee Man Breaks Guinness World Record For World’s Tallest Spike Mohawk Faithful Counseling Get 10% off your first month using this link. Segment 1  Kyle and Ethan Take a Test on the Trinity as seen on Challies.com  Segment 2 Real Stuff Blue Checks Say (and other happenings on social media) Segment 3  Kyle and Ethan talk to Jack Phillips from Masterpiece Cakeshop Hate Mail Eve didn’t like our rainbow logo. Subscriber Portion Subsriber Headlines of the Week Subscriber Email Question/ Love Mail  Bonus 10 Questions We learn even more about Trevor!


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