The Crunch

The Crunch

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Ethan and Patrick host the only comedy podcast that’s going to heaven.


Four Years Baybee
Sep 13 • 84 min
My Dad Works For Gameboy at Nintendo
Sep 6 • 67 min
Who Invented Scissors
Aug 30 • 60 min
Oatmeal Stuck to the Roof of the Brig
Aug 23 • 68 min
Taylor Moneybags
Aug 16 • 65 min
Ethan’s Podcast Takeover
Aug 9 • 98 min
Having Fun Isn’t Hard
Aug 2 • 70 min
Pat N Law
Jul 26 • 72 min
Must Run at the Bach Party
Jul 19 • 74 min
Quaadir John
Jul 12 • 81 min
Cha Cha Real Smooth
Jul 5 • 77 min
All Gas No Brakes Is Changing The Game
Jun 28 • 67 min
Yon Turnski
Jun 20 • 73 min
International Jewel Thief
Jun 14 • 79 min
Protest Podcast.
Jun 7 • 69 min
Saving Sleepless in Private Seattle
May 31 • 68 min
Moby Dick’s Monster
May 24 • 79 min
Cheeseburger in Parrotdise
May 17 • 66 min
Ice The Kicker
May 10 • 91 min
A Tree Fell On Me
May 3 • 76 min
The Cottage Industry
Apr 26 • 68 min
Just for Jeff
Apr 19 • 73 min
This one’s just for Jeff. We love answering dating questions please send in more so that we don’t have to come up with topics during quarantine. ok love you byepatreon.com/thecrunch Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-crunch/donations…
Star Spangled Crunch
Apr 12 • 71 min
Recorded on Patrick’s birthday! 2 loaves of bread have been made since the time of recording. And happy Easter! Please drink a PBR in my honor. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-crunch/donations Advertising Inquiries:…
bUT wHaT iF i HAvE tO Go tO tHe BaTHRoOM
Apr 5 • 66 min
Will we become Tik Tok kings? Patrick takes us back to a simpler time. Ethan is upset about the Church, again. Dr. Ethan’s Dating Corner gets it’s first ever update.patreon.com/thecrunch Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-crunch/donations…
Where’s the Cannoli?
Mar 28 • 78 min
Long episode for another long week of quarantine.patreon.com/thecrunch Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-crunch/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Turn the Queens and Split the Pot
Mar 22 • 67 min
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I Need A Museum
Mar 15 • 70 min
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Tokyo Drifting Around Justice
Mar 8 • 74 min
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Riding In On A Digital Burrito
Mar 1 • 76 min
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Pickboy?
Feb 23 • 68 min
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The French Revolution’s New Groove
Feb 16 • 78 min
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Double You Double You E
Feb 9 • 70 min
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How’d You Slice The Pepperonis So Small?
Feb 2 • 77 min
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Hey, Nice Dog
Jan 26 • 67 min
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Two Beef Jerky Sticks Deep In The Mystique
Jan 19 • 66 min
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Yagaboo Dibiity Ba Ya Do De
Jan 12 • 69 min
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The Crunch Live 3: SLS20
Jan 5 • 63 min
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Twenty GrTwenty
Dec 29, 2019 • 81 min
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A Mansick Christmas
Dec 22, 2019 • 62 min
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Jon Voight is the Earth’s Warden
Dec 15, 2019 • 72 min
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Gotta Get That Brain Ball
Dec 8, 2019 • 74 min
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They Don’t Call Him Smartledore
Dec 1, 2019 • 86 min
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Inverted Black Hole of Morality
Nov 24, 2019 • 74 min
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Saturday Light Knives
Nov 17, 2019 • 65 min
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El Niño vs El Chapo
Nov 10, 2019 • 58 min
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The Blood Circle
Nov 3, 2019 • 66 min
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It All Started With Tough Irma
Oct 27, 2019 • 65 min
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Pacific Rim 3: Trade Wars
Oct 20, 2019 • 69 min
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Creating Animal, and Plant
Oct 13, 2019 • 69 min
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Ethan, Will You Be My Best Man?
Oct 6, 2019 • 60 min
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Dr. Ethan’s Dating Corner
Sep 29, 2019 • 69 min
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Just A Satatious Guy
Sep 22, 2019 • 57 min
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Three Year Crunchiversary
Sep 15, 2019 • 62 min
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Reverse Centaur Cowboy
Sep 8, 2019 • 76 min
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A Witch At The Chicken Party
Sep 1, 2019 • 63 min
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We’re Ending The Show.
Aug 25, 2019 • 61 min
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We’re Not Fighting in the Culture War
Aug 18, 2019 • 59 min
This week, we talk about the so-called “Culture War”, lack of charity within the Church, and the groups that make it worse.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas City.Joseph SimkoSpecial Thanks to our P……
The Divine Churro
Aug 11, 2019 • 56 min
Ethan is worried about money, so naturally, that leads us to talk about finances, security, and planning for the future. Patrick is worried about figs, so naturally, that leads to a conversation about plums, prunes, and dates.This Episode Sponsored By:F……
We’re Pillars of the Community
Aug 4, 2019 • 54 min
This week, we go back to first principles about what makes a good community. What are the necessary building blocks of a good community?This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas City.Joseph SimkoSpecial Th……
¡Preguntas!
Jul 28, 2019 • 54 min
This week, among other things, I (Patrick) discover what “land” is.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas City.Joseph SimkoSpecial Thanks to our Patrons!John Paul RyanKathy QuigleyMaggie DeanPhillip Eva……
Thick Boys In Heaven
Jul 21, 2019 • 61 min
This Episode Sponsored By:Catholic Card Game: GenerationsFlorian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas City.Joseph SimkoSpecial Thanks to our Patrons!John Paul RyanKathy QuigleyMaggie DeanPhillip EvansVeronicaSupport us on Patreon!The ……
Great Bergoogly Moogly
Jul 14, 2019 • 58 min
This week we talk about how to lead when you’re not in charge.This Episode Sponsored By:Catholic Card Game: GenerationsFlorian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas City.Joseph SimkoSpecial Thanks to our Patrons!John Paul RyanKathy Qui……
Top Nugs
Jul 4, 2019 • 58 min
Ethan shares his top nuggets from FOCUS New Staff Training.This Episode Sponsored By:Catholic Card Game: GenerationsFlorian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas City.Joseph SimkoSpecial Thanks to our Patrons!John Paul RyanKathy Quigle……
Leah Murphy: Re-humanizing Social Media
Jun 30, 2019 • 82 min
Here on the Crunch, we love talking about getting rid of social media. Today, Leah Murphy comes on to talk about why we might not need to quit entirely, but we do need to change something.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the a……
Avera Santo: My Struggle with Same-Sex Attraction
Jun 23, 2019 • 72 min
It’s not a political issue. It’s not a moral issue. It’s a human issue. We need to be more welcoming and understanding of people who struggle with same-sex attraction. Avera is one of those people and this week, she shares her story.This Episode Sponsor……
Phoebe Johnson- Couple’s Counseling
Jun 16, 2019 • 59 min
In order to prove she exists, I invited Phoebe on the podcast. We talk about our own experiences in a relationship and why Catholic dating culture might be toxic.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas C……
Fr. Rocket Dan- Begoming Saint
Jun 10, 2019 • 61 min
Fr. Dan (aka @frrocketdan, Fr. Dad, Fr. Dab, etc) stops by to talk about Wendy’s, the Internet, and friendship.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas CityJoseph SimkoSpecial Thanks to our Patrons!John P……
Fr. Anthony Scirappa: It’s My Show Now
Jun 2, 2019 • 51 min
Fr. Anthony, everyone’s favorite recurring character, hijacked our live show. He answered all the questions us lowly lay boys were too unqualified to answer.Also, stay tuned to the end for an announcement that even Ethan doesn’t know about o.OThis Episo……
The Crunch Live?
May 26, 2019 • 68 min
We weren’t sure if this would work, but hey! We live streamed! If you’d like to get a heads-up next time we live stream, donate $1/month or more to our Patreon!This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas Cit……
The One About Abortion
May 19, 2019 • 66 min
Abortion has been in the news a lot recently, so we kinda let loose all of our feelings about it.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas CityBe on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785-251-3989Support us on Pat……
Become a Pelagian in 5 Easy Steps!
May 12, 2019 • 54 min
We talk about self-help books and why Patrick used to be afraid of them. We try to find a middle ground between self-improvement and relying on God.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas CityBe on the M……
Can I See Your ID?
May 5, 2019 • 57 min
This week, we talk about identity and why we all get it wrong. We also talk about why we’re taking the show in a new direction…while also maintaining the old direction.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around ……
Everybody Go To Mass
Apr 28, 2019 • 56 min
If you *can* go to Mass every day…do you have a responsibility to do so? We discuss that, prayer, and other things. But not Avengers: Endgame. No spoilers here.Leave us a message! Or ask us a question? Call: 785-251-3989patrick@thecrunchcast.comethan@……
Got Queen Juice?
Apr 21, 2019 • 52 min
Happy Easter!!! This week, we chat about how to not be a jerk when you evangelize.Leave us a message! Or ask us a question? Call: 785-251-3989patrick@thecrunchcast.comethan@thecrunchcast.comSupport us on Patreon!The Crunch: Twitter, Facebook, WebsitePat……
Be Bold. Not Italicized.
Apr 14, 2019 • 47 min
So…I think our phones have replaced the Holy Spirit?((Note: Yes, I know it’s pronounced Bay-toh, not Bee-toh.))Leave us a message! Or ask us a question? Call: 785-251-3989patrick@thecrunchcast.comethan@thecrunchcast.comSupport us on Patreon!The Crunch……
Don’t Schindler’s List Yourself
Apr 7, 2019 • 53 min
This week we talk about how the Catholic evangelistic movement has matured, at least from our perspective.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas City. (Also fixes dogs?)You can go to Catholic Balm Co. a……
Joel Stepanek: Am I Confident Enough?
Mar 31, 2019 • 62 min
Joel Stepanek from Life Teen joins us this week and we talk about ministry, prayer, and how growing in confidence helps us grow in humility.Pre-Order Joel’s Book: Chasing HumilityJoel: Twitter, InstagramThis Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair……
Jesus On The Cross With The Redemption
Mar 24, 2019 • 58 min
This isn’t a monthly mailbag, what are you talking about?? Also, we recorded this two weeks ago so I can’t remember what we talked about. Books or something? Enjoy.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas……
The Rosa Parks of Pittsburgh
Mar 17, 2019 • 61 min
I went to an evangelization symposium this week and have some thoughts. Particularly about the negativity surrounding “the nones” (dun dun duuuunnnn).This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas CityYou can g……
Gilbert Gottfried. Ethan Gotwrecked.
Mar 10, 2019 • 56 min
In this accidentally-Lent-themed episode, we discuss Captain Marvel, the Dune series, PBS’s “Cyberchase,” and (most importantly) overcoming vices. This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas CityAdore Minist……
A Couple Of Well Rounded Boys
Mar 3, 2019 • 48 min
Ethan and I chat about higher education and how we neglect half of our formation in pursuit of intellectual formation. This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas CityAdore Ministries Summer Internship- Spen……
The Gospel According to Aesop
Feb 24, 2019 • 51 min
It’s really common to read Gospel stories like fables meant to show us how to live. This week, we talk about why that’s bad and how we can read scripture better.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas Ci……
Fr. Anthony Sciarappa: One of Us Is A Pagan
Feb 17, 2019 • 58 min
Fr. Anthony (aka Pat’s Boss) joins us as our first guest in, like, months. We talk about programs, prayer, and functional atheism.This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas CityAdore Ministries Summer Inter……
I’m Okay, I Just Feel Like Eeyore
Feb 10, 2019 • 51 min
Ethan and I are just a couple of mopey boys this week, folks. We talk about feelings and other things. (Descriptive, I know.)This Episode Sponsored By:Florian Appliance Repair- Serving the area in and around Kansas CityAdore Ministries Summer Internship……
The Spice
Feb 3, 2019 • 54 min
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Humility, Hummus, Humera
Jan 27, 2019 • 54 min
Ethan and I talk about humility in knowledge, in obedience, and in suffering. Also *sigh* speeding is still probably a sin.You can go to Catholic Balm Co. and use the promo code CRUNCH to get a discount on your order!Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785……
To Care or Not To Care?
Jan 20, 2019 • 52 min
Controversy is all over the place. What are we supposed to do about it? Ethan and I talk about being a reactive to the world vs proactive in changing it.You can go to Catholic Balm Co. and use the promo code CRUNCH to get a discount on your order!Be on ……
Our God is an Oblong God
Jan 13, 2019 • 54 min
We’re gonna talk about sports this week, folks! It’s starting to look a little pagan. Later, we talk about asking questions in prayer and while evangelizing.You can go to Catholic Balm Co. and use the promo code CRUNCH to get a discount on your order!Be……
The Crunch Live 2: The SEEKquel!
Jan 6, 2019 • 63 min
LIVE from a box in the middle of a bigger box (namely, a room) it’s THE CRUNCH! We had a great time talking about prayer, meeting new people, and getting heckled by our surprise guests. (It was a surprise even for us.)You can go to Catholic Balm Co. and……
Twenty Gr19teen
Dec 30, 2018 • 64 min
Now is the time of year to look back on the year and forward to next year…let’s make this year a #twentygr19teenThis is our last episode before our live show at SEEK 2019! We’ll be live on Sunday, January 6th at 11:30 CST and post the episode right af……
Back to the Boat
Dec 23, 2018 • 54 min
At the end of the Gospel of John, the disciples have yet another unsuccessful fishing trip. We discuss this pescatarian escapade and how it relates to prayer and evangelization.If you’re going to SEEK 2019, let us know!Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 7……
Ethan Learns How To Bake
Dec 16, 2018 • 49 min
Why do we want easy evangelization? Does that even exist? How can I use cookies for the greater sanctification of humanity? All this and more on this week’s episode of The Crunch.If you’re going to SEEK 2019, let us know!Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call:……
…now what?
Dec 9, 2018 • 59 min
We talk about how the simplest truth of our faith is the most overlooked…and why it matters.Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785-251-3989Support us on Patreon!The Crunch: Twitter, Facebook, WebsiteEthan: Twitter, Instagram, EmailPatrick: Twitter, Inst……
Monthly Mailbag: Jaywalking Straight Into Hell
Dec 2, 2018 • 52 min
This month on our monthly show (we’ve never missed a month, after all), we talk about apathy, Hell, the Baltimore Catechism, and jaywalking. Enjoy!If you haven’t heard, we have been invited to be a partner at SEEK 2019!Registration ends December 4th, so……
We’re Bad At Suffering…And Praying…
Nov 25, 2018 • 50 min
We talk about how we can offer up little sufferings to Christ for others…and how often we forget that.Ethan references Gomer’s talk you can find here.We have been invited to be a partner at SEEK 2019!You can register here!Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Ca……
Game of Phones
Nov 18, 2018 • 61 min
We spoke at KCYC this past weekend. In order to prepare, we talked about our topic here! (Quiet you, it’s not lazy.)We have been invited to be a partner at SEEK 2019!You can register here!Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785-251-3989Support us on Patreo……
Fr. Harrison Ayre: Pope Benedict’s Big Babies
Nov 11, 2018 • 84 min
Fr. Harrison joins us from the Clerically Speaking podcast! We talk about the modern influences on evangelization and how to live a sacramental evangelization.Check out Clerically Speaking here! Fr. Harrison on Twitter.We have been invited to be a partn……
Let’s Go Camping
Nov 4, 2018 • 51 min
Ethan had a great weekend, so we once again talk about wasting time. ALSO:We have been invited to record an episode at SEEK 2019! If you’re going, let us know!You can register here!Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785-251-3989Support us on Patreon!The C……
Jake Lastname: Controversial Topics
Oct 28, 2018 • 62 min
Jake is back on The Crunch with one more kid and a little more controversy! We talk about the youth synod, canonization, and why we need to not care too much about Vatican politics.Stay tuned for an exciting announcement next week!Be on the Monthly Mail……
Jesus Doesn’t Care About Your Resume
Oct 21, 2018 • 50 min
My computer crashed, so this is take two of why we think it’s important for you to waste your time.Links:Larry Goosetrain’s Twitter ThreadBe on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785-251-3989Support us on Patreon!The Crunch: Twitter, Facebook, WebsiteEthan: Twi……
Patient Urgency
Oct 14, 2018 • 50 min
Ethan almost got killed by his kitchen, then we talk about how to hide yourself in small acts of love.Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785-251-3989Support us on Patreon!The Crunch: Twitter, Facebook, WebsiteEthan: Twitter, Instagram, EmailPatrick: Twitt……
The Return of Workout Metaphors
Oct 7, 2018 • 63 min
Human formation could help us be better at spreading the gospel. Also Ethan starts lifting.Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: <a href=”tel:785-251-3989”>785-251-3989</a><br> <a href=”www.thecrunchcast.com”>www.thecrunchcast.com<… Support this podcast at —…
Jesus Wants You To Know Yourself
Sep 30, 2018 • 61 min
We all have wounds. We all want to know ourselves better. Jesus wants these things, too, so how do we let Him in? Here are some cool things that are happening: Catholic Card Game: We have officially funded The Crunch booster pack! Thanks to all wh……
Blaissez-Faire Economics
Sep 23, 2018 • 66 min
Ethan tells a story about how a $38 bike changed someone’s life. We launch into a discussion about the real evangelization: Evangelical Poverty. Adore Ministries: Adore does a lot of good for both the spiritually and materially poor across the contry……
Monthly Mailbag: Shmelting My Own Shword
Sep 16, 2018 • 52 min
This week, we answer your questions about evangelizing at your parish and dealing with friends who aren’t helping you grow in virtue. Here are some cool things that are happening: Catholic Card Game: We have officially funded The Crunch booster pack……
Build-A-Bear Friendship With God
Sep 9, 2018 • 61 min
We’ve all said the words, “my prayer life isn’t great right now.” But can we really know the fruit of our prayer while on earth? This week, Ethan and I talk about how we psych ourselves out during prayer. Here are some cool things that are happening:……
Processing Emotions
Sep 2, 2018 • 56 min
It’s good to talk about things when you’re angry, so that’s what today’s episode is all about. No polished “statements” on the state of the church, just ranting, discussing, and learning. I hope you all discuss these things, too. If you’re angry or hurt……
100 Bottles of Crunch on the Wall
Aug 26, 2018 • 48 min
The Catholic Card Game is legit, guys. Today, we brought on the creators, Matt and Lisa, to give us a little background. We only need $600 to fund a Crunch pack for the Catholic Card Game! Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785-251-3989 www.thec… Support…
Matt and Lisa- Causing Scandal to Pious Ears
Aug 19, 2018 • 57 min
The Catholic Card Game is legit, guys. Today, we brought on the creators, Matt and Lisa, to give us a little background. Find out more about the Catholic Card Game! Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785-251-3989 www.thecrunchcast.com Support… Support this…
I’m Your Squeegee Boy
Aug 12, 2018 • 47 min
My friends made me think a lot about the gifts of the Holsy Spirit, so I try to process it on the podcast. Ethan talks about what it means to have a relationship with the Holy Spirit. Find out more about the Catholic Card Game! Be on the Monthl… Support…
Monthly Mailbag: Episode 98 Bee
Aug 5, 2018 • 53 min
Ah the monthly mailbag. It’s been too long. Today we answer questions about Christianity in Europe, having “too many devotions,” and briefly, bees. Find out more about the Catholic Card Game! Be on the Monthly Mailbag! Call: 785-251-3989 www…. Support…
Emma Fradd: Apostolic Endurance
Jul 29, 2018 • 51 min
Emma Fradd comes on to chat with us about her conversion, her work at NET Australia, and we talk about evangelization (surprise). Emma: Twitter, Instagram. NET Australia: Website, Facebook, Instagram. Monthly Mailbag: 785-251-3989 www.thecrun… Support…
We’re In The Game
Jul 22, 2018 • 43 min
We have forever been enshrined as a card in The Catholic Card Game! (Link below.) But on a more serious note, Patrick deals with dispair, Ethan rants about mercy, and we both talk about how holiness is simple, but not easy. Enjoy! The Catholic Card Gam……
More Than Human
Jul 15, 2018 • 49 min
Evangelii Gaudium is a FOCUS Missionary’s best friend. Ethan has been praying with it recently, so we decided to talk about a particularly confusing sentence from paragraph 8. Evangelii Gaudium in full. Fill out our Patreon survey! Monthly Ma… Support…
Ethan Stueve: The Redactions
Jul 8, 2018 • 60 min
Ethan is back from NST and a lot happened during his monthly hiatus, including some things he wants to…redact. A truly joyous reunion. Fill out our Patreon survey! Family Dinner Video Monthly Mailbag: 785-251-3989 www.thecrunchcast.com Su… Support this…
Theresa Bova: Truth in Comedy…or Vice Versa
Jul 1, 2018 • 74 min
Theresa’s triumphant return to The Crunch! We talk about truth in comedy and comedy in truth. “Try to laugh a lot, because life is funny and everybody today is too serious. The only tragedy in the world is sin.” -Mother Angelica Fill out our Patreon s……
Zac Davis: That Jesuit Smell
Jun 24, 2018 • 47 min
Zac from the Jesuitical Podcast joins me to talk about media and Jesuit spirituality. Don’t worry, all good things. Fill out our Patreon survey. Examine Podcast The Jesuitical Show Monthly Mailbag: 785-251-3989 www.thecrunchcast.com Suppo… Support this…
Daniel and Ana Glaze: That Caztec Couple
Jun 17, 2018 • 56 min
Daniel and Ana of That Catholic Couple join me to talk about Coco, immigration, and Cracker Barrel. www.youtube.com/thatcatholiccouple Monthly Mailbag: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat twitter.com/thecrunchcast patr… Support this…
Matt Baker: Thanos-ing the Catholic Church
Jun 10, 2018 • 54 min
Part 1/2 of the Crunchy Circus crossover! Matt Baker (Roman Circus Podcast) and I are both lonely without our co-hosts. To console ourselves, we talked about cradle Catholics, converts, and the Thanos approach to evangelization. Listen to Part 2 on ……
Patrick Neve and the Prisoner of the Friend Zone
Jun 3, 2018 • 21 min
I (Patrick) am alone for this episode, so since you’re getting half the hosts, you’re also getting half the time. I decided to tackle the Friend Zone this week and talk a little bit about my favorite subject: Brotherhood. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twit……
Monthly Mailbag: Ethan Doubtfire
May 27, 2018 • 52 min
We answer questions about dating, the Sabbath, and the Trinity. Ethan dresses up like a woman to keep someone from dating him. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat twitter.com/thecrunchcast patreon.com/TheCrunch… Support…
Taking a Risk (Not the Board Game)
May 20, 2018 • 43 min
What does it mean to take a risk for Christ, especially when we live in a country like America where we can worship freely? Patrick and I dive deep into taking risks for Christ. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat… Support…
Ethan’s Last Stand
May 13, 2018 • 49 min
I graduated from college. We have thoughts about evangelization and community in context of the Mass, the parish, and life in general. Here are the links to the things we talked about: https://twitter.com/FatherSciarappa/status/993934003169386499 ……
Theresa: Blackout In Second Grade
May 6, 2018 • 63 min
We brought our friend Theresa to the show to talk about her life and to tell some of her stories. Super casual episode, just thought we would have some light fun this week in contrast to some of our heavier episodes in the past month or so! Let us know ……
Monthly Mailbag! Patrick Does His Own Eyeliner
Apr 29, 2018 • 37 min
Monthly Mailbag! Skipping class, Adam and Eve, discernment, and keeping your faith during the summer. I don’t have time to write a big intro today, but I love you. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat twitter… Support this…
Slipknot Is In My Courtyard
Apr 22, 2018 • 44 min
I went on a retreat, got wrecked, and am here to share. How do we view God? How does that affect our confessions, and how we go about our every day lives? Also, Slipknot, I deleted the podcast, and tongue piercings. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.c……
Katie Prejean McGrady: The Gravy Lady
Apr 15, 2018 • 56 min
We talk to Katie about her experience in Rome at the pre-synod, in addition to her NBA loyalties, as questionable as they may be. LISTEN TO THE END FOR AN EXCLUSIVE CRUNCH DEAL Buy her book: https://katieprejean.com/ Follow her: @KatiePrejean on eve……
The Head, The Heart, And The Popcorn Lung
Apr 8, 2018 • 42 min
We didn’t answer a question well during our live show, so we took it and dove back into it in a completely new way. What does it mean to move from the head to the heart? How do we even start to go about it? Patrick and I discuss. CALL US: 785-251-39……
LIVE FROM STEUBENVILLE
Apr 1, 2018 • 78 min
WE DID IT! I finally edited this episode to the best of my ability - I apologize for some of the skips that you may notice in the recording! It’s only in the first 10 minutes or so, the rest of the episode is clean as a baby’s, well, soul. Enjoy it,……
Mark Hart: Captain Crunch Is A Satanic Naval Officer
Mar 25, 2018 • 58 min
We finally tracked down Life Teen’s own Mark Hart! We talk about a ton of issues ranging from ministry to the place of young adults emerging into the Church out of college. Mark is a great guy and had a ton of good stuff to say so take some notes! MA……
The Great Tugboat Captain In The Sky
Mar 18, 2018 • 50 min
I really hope we aren’t turning into Catholic Stuff You Should Know…the banter this week went on for a while. But! We at least make up for it with a high quality topic and some slight Catholic speaker mode yelling. Please send in questions for our liv……
Are We There Yet? Physical Healing and Trusting God
Mar 11, 2018 • 47 min
This is a serious episode today folks, if not because of my tone of voice then because of the subject matter! In all seriousness, praise be to God for all of His good and just works. I pray that each of us continue to acknowledge how He is working in ou……
Edith S(h)tein Teaches Us About Gender
Mar 4, 2018 • 44 min
We did another episode about men and women this week, and we were left even more confused than we were at the beginning. These are important conversations to have in days like these, and we did our best to stumble through them. Seriously, write in to us……
Grace is Juicy Juice
Feb 25, 2018 • 47 min
The very best grace for the very best kids. Also, Black Panther, also also we dunk on Hollywood again. It’s a long one today so strap in. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat twitter.com/thecrunchcast patreon.co… Support…
Monthly Mailbag! Was Mary A Robot?
Feb 18, 2018 • 39 min
The monthly mailbag, ladies and gentlemen! Please call in with your own questions at 785-251-3989 OR send us emails at ethan@thecrunchcast.com or patrick@thecrunchcast.com twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat twitter.com/thecrunchcast … Support…
Steve the Missionary: Lost in the Sauce
Feb 11, 2018 • 56 min
Steve the Missionary is an incredible witness online and offline. We discuss Steve’s main gigs - being a Young Adult coordinator for a diocese in California and his youtube channel! We get into a variety of goofs and gags along the way but ultimately la……
Ethan Frolics Through The Five Habits Of Prayer
Feb 4, 2018 • 44 min
Tryna frolic? Same. Hmu. Otherwise - my world on prayer is shook and I wanted to say more about it on the podcast. I hope that my experiences and learning with prayer will lead you deeper into your relationship with Christ. CALL US: 785-251-3989 t……
Lawmen, Lawrooms, and Not Being Too Hard On Yourself
Jan 28, 2018 • 40 min
Patrick struggles with getting down on himself too much. I think I struggle with not getting down on myself enough. We’re both still processing a bit and hope this episode helps you to do the same! No weird mailman goofs this week. CALL US: 785-251-3……
Monthly Mailbag! An Unexpected Visitor Brings Questions
Jan 21, 2018 • 45 min
We won’t do anything weird like this ever again. Also, hope you enjoyed these questions and our answers! If you feel so inclined, PLEASE call in to the number or send us an email. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPa… Support…
The Beatitudes Teach Us About Arby’s And Michael Keaton
Jan 14, 2018 • 40 min
Today we dive into the Beatitudes - an underrepresented section of the Sermon on the Mount. What do they mean? How should we think about them? It would be Extremely Cool if all of you took time this week to sit down and pray with them. As always, send i……
The SLS Episode!
Jan 7, 2018 • 46 min
One year after our break out at SEEK 2017, Patrick and I are here to discuss our experience at the FOCUS conference SLS 2018. We both had different but incredible experiences and wanted to share those with you! CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bro……
Twenty Gr8teen
Dec 31, 2017 • 47 min
Twenty Great-teen. Twenty Grateteen? I think the official hashtag is going to be #twentygr8teen. Use that. Please tweet about the show. We are split up into 3 parts today, health resolutions, educational resolutions, and spiritual resolutions. Patrick s……
The Gray Havens: Narrative-Psycho-Punk-Folk Storytelling
Dec 24, 2017 • 55 min
Patrick and I sit down with Dave from The Gray Havens! They are a great husband and wife team that make some great folksy tunes, and we both highly recommend them! Again, apologies for the internet quality, I really tried to make it as good as possible….…
Patrick Takes The Donkey’s Jawbone To Hollywood
Dec 17, 2017 • 39 min
Over sexualized media really frosts our flakes here at The Crunch. Patrick and I dive in on the causes, the reality, and potential remedies to a problem we all know exists but feel helpless about. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitt… Support…
Monthly Mailbag! Community, Youtube, and Logical Fallacies
Dec 10, 2017 • 37 min
We love the monthly mailbag and so do you, even if you don’t want to admit it. We go in deep on some good topics this week. What to do when community fails you, what would our youtube channels be called, shouldn’t the church just sell everything and fee……
The Vigilant Boys: A New Hope
Dec 3, 2017 • 34 min
One of the virtues that gets a lot of focus during the advent season is hope. We quickly realize that hope is not what we, or a lot of people, think that it is. I **HOPE** you glean something\ from this as well! CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/br……
Fighting Crime and Painting Some Sick Frescoes
Nov 26, 2017 • 38 min
What is art? How is art being lost in our society? What can we do about it? Who knows more about this than us? Lots of people. Catching Foxes Episode 77 w/ TCC: http://www.catchingfoxes.fm/77 Catholic Creatives Episode 14 w/ David Calavitta: http:……
The Sweet Potato Discourse
Nov 19, 2017 • 37 min
How should we go on break? What is the true thanksgiving food? Is My Chemical Romance actually bad? All of this and more on The Crunch. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat twitter.com/thecrunchcast patreon.com/… Support…
Monthly Mailbag! Do They Sell Clams At Long John Silver’s?
Nov 12, 2017 • 40 min
We take on the very best our listeners have to offer from the past month. I have a seafood related meltdown towards the end, Patrick schools us on confession. It’s a good episode, Bront. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/Ca… Support…
Giving Glory To Johnny Appleseed
Nov 5, 2017 • 35 min
What does it mean to give glory to God? We hear that all the time, but do we actually know what it means? Patrick and I dive into giving glory and staying humble. CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat twitter.com/… Support…
The Tabernacle Is Better Than My Jockstrap
Oct 29, 2017 • 39 min
TRUST is the name of the game this week. We dive into trusting God in a variety of situations, from high school and college education to relationships of every kind. Sit back and relax as we take you on this journey. BONUS PODCAST FOR PATREON SUPPOR……
When Real Lizards Die, Fake Lizards Gon’ Multiply
Oct 22, 2017 • 35 min
Holy Slavery is the issue of the day. I learned a lot because Patrick dropped some actual knowledge this week. Other topics - lizards, Tim McGraw, and earlobes. BONUS PODCAST FOR PATREON SUPPORTERS - CHECK OUR PAGE! CALL US: 785-251-3989 twitter…. Support…
Football, Facebook, and Fatima
Oct 15, 2017 • 35 min
Midterms are hitting us hard this week and, as such, there’s not exactly one topic this week. We just kind of talk about what is on our minds and it turns out to be…okay. We promise to be back next week with our usual podcasting. BONUS PODCAST FOR……
Monthly Mailbag! You Know, That Segment We’ve Totally Done Before
Oct 8, 2017 • 40 min
With the birth of our google voicemail account last month we’ve gotten a few calls in after our one year anniversary show, and we’d love to keep doing shows like this one. If you feel the need to call in because of a question burning in your heart, feel……
College is Sex Camp
Oct 1, 2017 • 38 min
DISCLAIMER: my audio sucks this week. Don’t know why. Patrick sounds great though, so listen to him! After many requests over the month Patrick and I feel as if we are ready to discuss pornography use among high schoolers, college students, and youn……
Maturity And Loneliness
Sep 24, 2017 • 50 min
One month into the semester, your favorite boys discuss their successes and failures thus far. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-crunch/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Tommy Tighe: Pontiac Vibes and Overactive Glands
Sep 17, 2017 • 65 min
We got to talk to the author of the HOTTEST new book from Ave Maria Press, Tommy Tighe! If you follow him on twitter you know he’s been hyping up his baby “The Catholic Hipster Handbook” for a minute, and has broken the record for preorders from AMP! Go……
One Year of The Crunch: A Celebration!
Sep 10, 2017 • 66 min
We are celebrating our Crunchaversary and, more importantly, you, the listeners! We took calls this past week from folks and got some great questions, some funny stories, and some kind words from you all. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you all ……
Scrupulosity and Tinker Toys
Sep 3, 2017 • 37 min
Give us a call at 785-251-3989! Tell us a joke, ask us anything you want, or tell us how the show has impacted you over the past year. Anything goes, folks. We will play as many messages as we can on the show! Also, this episode is good. We hope you……
Dude, That Was So Bronze
Aug 27, 2017 • 43 min
We’re both back at school which means things are heating up both online and offline. Some people take to the streets, we happen to take to the tweets. Man, I’m clever. Anyway, we go into a discussion on the “New Evangelization” and how that means more t……
Mikey Needleman: The Needlemeister Writes Again
Aug 20, 2017 • 55 min
My title was both a pun and a reference - i’m pretty proud of it. Mikey, Patrick, and I dive deep into liturgical music, what music means, how modern music fits in with the Mass, and all other great things. I love talking to Mikey as his faith and passi……
Back To School Extravaganza!
Aug 13, 2017 • 38 min
We do our best to stay focused for an entire episode and provide some solid tips for high schoolers and college students, in addition to those that might be out of college! ALSO - Participate in the competition to win a Mikey Needleman CD! Tweet wit……
Arleen Spenceley: Social Media, Chastity, And Some Other Third Thing
Aug 6, 2017 • 70 min
We had a TON of fun recording with Arleen! She is a soul that is filled with joy and zeal for her mission - locking down genitals all over America. You heard right folks, she’s a chastity speaker. Worry not, however, we talk about a ton of other great t……
Putting Your Insides On Your Outsides
Jul 30, 2017 • 42 min
Patrick got to go and visit Sergio in Philly, but I got to go spend 5 days with teens and journey with them as they experienced Christ in a new way…I think I won. In all honesty - this week I get to talk about my phenomenal experience at the Steubenvi……
Cracking Open A Life Teen With The Boys
Jul 23, 2017 • 45 min
Patrick and I get HEATED about youth ministry in relation to the rest of the average American parish. We hope that this inspires you to think about how you spend your time at your parish… BONUS PODCAST FOR PATREON SUPPORTERS - CHECK OUR PAGE! twitt……
Avera Santo: Experiencing Same Sex Attraction as a Catholic
Jul 16, 2017 • 71 min
This episode is incredibly fun, but also a brutally honest conversation with our friend Avera about her journey with Christ as a woman who experiences same sex attraction. Her holiness and surrender to God in her life, despite this massive cross that sh……
Evangelizing to Your Family
Jul 9, 2017 • 42 min
You asked, we took some time to pray about it, and now it’s here. We hope that this podcast gives you a good baseline of tips and tricks to talk to your family about your faith if it’s difficult for you. If faith is easy to talk about, maybe there are s……
Hey Jesus, I’d Rather Be Unconscious
Jul 2, 2017 • 39 min
After last week’s belter of an episode Patrick and I figured we’d take it light this week and hoo boy did we accomplish that. The goal was to discuss some of our trials and struggles with prayer this summer and we kinda did that! Hope you enjoy/relate/f……
Jake [Lastname]: Repent and Submit to the Pope!
Jun 25, 2017 • 73 min
Our good friend from twitter dot com Jake (@Submit2thePope) is on today and we ask him how he converted from Judaism, evaded arrest with a Buddha statue, and went on to become a strong Catholic and expert meme creator. We also discuss the intricacies of……
Rules Are Good, Workout Metaphors Are Bad
Jun 18, 2017 • 38 min
I had an idea for an episode and Catching Foxes stole it, so we stole it right back and made it our own again. Why does the Church have so many rules? Is it actually worth it to follow them? Who knows? Oh wait the Church does and we should submit to her……
Jesus Was A Drug Runner
Jun 11, 2017 • 35 min
What does it mean to work? For some younger folk it can be difficult to wrap our brains around the fact that the 40 hour a week grind is a part of life. Or maybe that’s just me. ORDER OUR T-SHIRTS!!! See the design here: www.thecrunchcast.com … Support…
Radical Hospitality & The Maple Syrup of Independence
Jun 4, 2017 • 46 min
I apologize for the length of the episode, but this is a topic I’m super passionate about! There’s tons of great stuff. Don’t forget to leave a review! #Crunch100 twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat patreon.com/TheCrunch facebook.com/the……
Zachary Mabry: Porky the Rascal Catholic
May 28, 2017 • 66 min
Straight from The Little Rascals we have Zachary Mabry on the show today! He played Porky, the youngest of the Rascals. He tells us all about his time on the set, his transition into “normalcy” and ultimately his conversion to the Catholic faith. Great ……
Wanta Fanta? Materialism, Loss, Freedom, and Mercy
May 21, 2017 • 30 min
Patrick had an unfortunate accident this past week. We talk about it. I’m really bad at empathy so it took me a minute to relate to his struggles. If anything weird happens in this episode blame the Fanta. twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/Catholic……
Selfishness in Prayer feat. RJ The Raccoon
May 14, 2017 • 38 min
Do you struggle with selfishness in prayer? Us too. ALSO LEAVE US A REVIEW!!! twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat patreon.com/TheCrunch facebook.com/thecrunchcast ethan@thecrunchcast.com patrick@thecrunchcast.com Support this podcast at —…
Josh Taylor: The Sacred Cow
May 7, 2017 • 65 min
Josh Taylor from Blimey Cow took some time out of his busy schedule to talk to us for a while! We go over everything he does and why he does it and all of those juicy things. Give him a follow and watch their videos: twitter.com/dearfuturejosh youtu……
My Favorite Jungle Animal, Acedia
Apr 30, 2017 • 36 min
We were too lazy to come up with a topic this week so we made it about laziness instead. Take that, Satan. Don’t forget to leave a review! twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat patreon.com/TheCrunch facebook.com/thecrunchcast ethan@thec… Support…
Kevin and Lisa Cotter: An Emotional Prude?
Apr 23, 2017 • 54 min
Apparently iTunes deleted all of this the first time I did it so I’ll just give you the short and skinny. Dating and other things feat. Kevin and Lisa! Buy their book: https://www.ignatius.com/Products/DADE-P/dating-detox.aspx Follow them: twitter……
How To Evangelize To People You Just Don’t Like
Apr 16, 2017 • 35 min
It’s a tricky subject, and one that neither of us are necessarily good at. I apologize in advance for the downer ending…but that’ll happen. I pray that all of you have a joyous Easter season! twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicPat patreon… Support…
Hello Palm Sunday, To You
Apr 9, 2017 • 37 min
Palm Sunday, Holy Week, and the Passion of Our Lord are the topics of the day. I really really enjoyed praying about this episode and recording it with Patrick, and I hope you enjoy listening! PLEEEEASE send us emails, tweets, and facebook messages!……
Mid-Lent Crisis & Navigating the Party Culture
Apr 2, 2017 • 35 min
This episode is almost perfectly split in half, we give an update on our Lent and then somehow find ourselves talking about God’s Will in every moment. This includes some fun stories about parties and moving from points A to B to C and D. It’s good to b……
That Catholic Couple: Avocado Fiends and Zombie Queens
Mar 26, 2017 • 65 min
Our first interview ever! We had on Daniel and Ana Glaze from That Catholic Couple. We absolutely love everything that they are doing on youtube and in internet culture. Pardon the screaming baby, they can’t really help it. It’s a Catholic show, what do……
Discernment: “Nah nah nah nah nah…Jesus”
Mar 19, 2017 • 34 min
VOCATIONS! PRIESTHOOD! WOMEN! PUDDING? All of these things and more in this week’s episode. I talk a lot (too much probably) about my faith journey and rant about what I’m doing right now and where God needs me to go next. Hopefully this conversation he……
I Am Great At Moonshine
Mar 12, 2017 • 33 min
It’s the long awaited/slightly dreaded alcohol episode. What is the actual Catholic view on drinking underage? Is it even a big deal? Why is it so annoying? Should we submit America to papal rule? All questions that get discussed today. twitter.com/b……
The Bouquet Boyz
Mar 5, 2017 • 33 min
I started reading St. Francis de Sales’ book, Introduction to the Devout Life, as a part of my Lenten prayer this year. There are some things that I wanted to discuss with Patrick. We also become the bouquet boys. twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/C……
It’s (Almost) Lent! *Air Horns*
Feb 26, 2017 • 34 min
Lent is upon us. What are you giving up? Why? What are you adding? Why? Patrick tries to figure out what he’s doing with his life while I recount the different times in my life that Lent was good/bad/nonexistent. We hope you enjoy. twitter.com/bropo……
Your Penance Is To Talk To Grandma’s Bingo Friends
Feb 19, 2017 • 35 min
Confession is the name of the game this week. We pray that you learn something you didn’t know about the sacrament, and are encouraged to go soon, even if you just went like, last year. Also, apologies to those that play bingo with their grandmother. ……
Unpacking Marian Consecration
Feb 12, 2017 • 30 min
I just finished 33 Days to Morning Glory, and having our local Marian lover Patrick to unpack with was very handy. We hope that you enjoy and learn a little bit about the consecration, and maybe even decide to do it yourself! twitter.com/bropostle t……
Complimentarity of Men and Women (Also I Almost Got Shanked)
Feb 5, 2017 • 30 min
I regale Patrick with my story of how I almost got in a fight at my friend’s birthday party, which leads to a rousing discussion on the complimentarity of men and women, and finding our identity in Christ before finding our identity in another person. ……
Protests, Politics, and Protein Shakes
Jan 29, 2017 • 31 min
At the 10 minute mark we really dive into society and the problems we have with the way things are going in our country, as well as the Church’s response. I hope that you can get something out of it, because I really just word vomited and hoped it was g……
Eat Your Bible
Jan 22, 2017 • 32 min
Alternatively: CRUNCH on your Bible. Catholics unfortunately get a bad rap when it comes to our knowledge of the Scriptures. Don’t let that intimidate you, because neither of us are that good at it either. twitter.com/bropostle twitter.com/CatholicP……
Ethan is a Dumb Monkey
Jan 15, 2017 • 32 min
Patrick made me name it this. This week we talk about the upcoming semester, and the dangers that lie in both over-committing and under-committing oneself. Also icemageddon. Here is the link to our interview on the Catholic Hipstercast! https://sound……
The Seek Episode
Jan 8, 2017 • 35 min
Patrick and I reflect on our time at SEEK 2017, discuss some stories we’d like to share, and talk about where to go from here. We hope you find our experiences relatable to your own prayer struggles, even if you didn’t go on SEEK! twitter.com/bropost……
Trust is a Gateway Drug
Jan 1, 2017 • 30 min
New Year, New Me(me). This time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in all of the plans we have for ourselves and our lives. Maybe we should forget some of our plans, and listen to someone else’s, be that a friends’s plan to hangout, or God’s plan for y……
The Real Friends We Made Along The Way
Dec 18, 2016 • 34 min
True Christian friendship is important, be it between a guy and a girl, or an entire community. Patrick and I discuss both. It’s nice to take a minute to step back after finals and reflect on the goodness of the friendships you have made in college. I p……
Read the Old Testament, Don’t Watch Paranormal Activity
Dec 11, 2016 • 33 min
We had a ton of responses to #AskTheCrunch, but we could only get to three of them. The good news is that we’ll have plenty to talk about in future episodes! Keep tweeting us if you think of something you’d like us to talk about or answer. This episode ……
Our Lady of Flimbo Flambo
Dec 4, 2016 • 34 min
Due to popular request, Patrick and I talk about one of our favorite subjects, Mary! Especially pertinent in this advent season. It was very late so we were a bit delusional/emotional. Try to laugh with us, not at us. twitter.com/bropostler twitter……
Surviving the Secular Onslaught
Nov 27, 2016 • 32 min
Advent is here! Which means it’s time to survive the secular onslaught of December, ignore the rage about Starbucks cups, reflect on the Incarnation, and find enough Christmas joy to spread to everyone you meet. I apologize for my roommates playing Tequ……
Retreats: Boulders or Whispers?
Nov 20, 2016 • 33 min
Patrick and I have been on tons of retreats. We think that they’re super important to grow in faith and build community. We also love to talk about them! Hopefully you can learn something about how to approach different kinds of retreats to maximize you……
God’s Will Doesn’t Include Smooth Jazz
Nov 13, 2016 • 33 min
CHEWING ON ALL THINGS CATHOLIC. If you ever struggle with knowing God’s will in your life, we’re right there with you. I share a story about how I learned to trust in Him more, and Patrick gets deep into what it means to prayerfully discern His will for……
Joseph Fratzinger and the Benedict Option
Nov 6, 2016 • 33 min
CHEWING ON ALL THINGS CATHOLIC. What do those high-falootin’ Catholics mean when they say they want a smaller, holier Church? Shouldn’t we want a bigger Church? Isn’t that why we’re here? Patrick and I discuss. Patreon link: https://www.patreon.com/t……
Jiving With The Saints
Oct 30, 2016 • 33 min
CHEWING ON ALL THINGS CATHOLIC. We had some pretty lengthy banter at the beginning this time, feel free to skip ahead to the 7 minute mark or so if you so please. Afterwards we get deep into our favorite saints and how our prayer lives have taken on the……
Coffee, Not Carpet Bombs
Oct 23, 2016 • 31 min
CHEWING ON ALL THINGS CATHOLIC. Old episodes on soundcloud.com/bropostle. This week, Patrick and I go in depth into effective evangelization for those we know AND those we don’t know. Also beer, burps, and bazookas. Support this podcast at —…
Quit Your Grumbles
Oct 19, 2016 • 34 min
Do you ever notice how negative we are towards school? How much we complain? Is there a reason for it, or is it just natural? Patrick and I dive in to the scholastic world of bragging about how stressed you are. All my homies 300 300. Support this podcast…
Disney Wants To Sell My Tweets
Oct 19, 2016 • 32 min
CHEWING ON ALL THINGS CATHOLIC. How is social media affecting us? How can we change it? What is the true meaning behind the memes? Important questions that maybe get answered. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-crunch/donations…
Not Every Day is Gameday
Oct 16, 2016 • 33 min
If you want the first few episodes of the podcast, head over to soundcloud.com/bropostle! This week is all about how to get more out of our Mass experience, and how to approach the Church in a new and fresh way. Support this podcast at —…