MHH50: Sam Young Reacts to Episode of This American Life

This week, Sam Young returns to give us his inside reaction to the episode of This American Life: But That’s What Happened, that addressed the consequences in the lives of children after experiencing Worthiness Interviews conducted within the LDS Church. Sam shares the results from this and other actions that Protect LDS Children has taken and plans he has for the future to continue to spread awareness and Protect LDS Children.

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MHH46: Under New Management: The “Wins For Satan” Happy Hour

Finally, we have arrived at a new name for the podcast following President Nelson’s condemnation of nicknames. Welcome to the “Wins For Satan” Happy Hour! Colleen welcomes a new guest this week and runs down the headline news in Mormonism, coming to the conclusion that the church is “Under New Management” and Pres. Nelson is clearing house! Guest Carol Hamer shares with us her delightfully useful Annual Brodie Awards as a rich resource for all things in the ExMo world that are virtuous, lovely or of good report or praiseworthy. I exhort you to seek after these things…bow your head…oh you know the rest.

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MHH45: Election Day Special featuring Mormon Women for Ethical Government

Happy Election Day! To celebrate this day of civic responsibility, join Colleen as she explores a group of women born out of Mormon roots who are passionately active in political activism and decency. MWEG was created in the aftermath of the tumultuous 2016 Election when so many were frustrated and disappointed with the political climate. Catherine Eslinger visits Mormon Happy Hour to share the past victories, including raising statements regarding issues such as separating refugee children at the border, and most recently concerning the investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. If you’d prefer to watch this guest interview instead of just listen, the full video is available on the Mormon Happy Hour Patreon Page.

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MHH44: Exploring Jarmans Craft Coffee, the Bourbon Barrel Aged Experience

Enjoy a warm and inviting bonus episode! A delicious exploration into the Post-Mormon indulgence of coffee! But not just any coffee! Have you ever tasted a cup of Bourbon Barrel Aged craft coffee? It is an experience you don’t want to miss. Colleen has the opportunity to learn from the roaster himself all about this unique process to age and refine the profile of a coffee bean, and then expertly roast it to create the perfect, fresh cup of coffee that you can’t get anywhere else. Check back to episode 31 where Colleen and Aaron taste and compare two cups of Jarman’s Craft Coffee for your enjoyment. A link to get your very own limited release box is below.

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MHH43: Modern Mormon Polygamy

This week, Colleen is joined by Cristina Rosetti, Mormon Fundamentalist Historian, and Rhett Hall, owner & designer at Cardinal Branding, to discuss the TLC special now available on Netflix entitled “Three Wives, One Husband” which explores the lives of two polygamous Mormon families living at Rockland Ranch in southern Utah. Listen as Cristina provides insight into the lives of Fundamentalist Mormons of all kinds, Rhett shares his outside of Mormonism perspective on the families presented in the special, and Colleen reflects on her changing feelings on modern Mormon polygamy. We explore concerns with the lifestyle, fascinations with the complex relationships, and our own secret fantasies regarding the beautiful landscape and community found in the red hills of Rockland Ranch. As always, if you’d prefer to watch the conversation instead of just listen, the uncut video can be found on the Mormon Happy Hour Patreon page.

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MHH42: Oral Sex Ban and a Feminist Mormon Reading Roast

Mormon Sex Myths returns to tackle the 1982 1st Presidency ban on oral sex and the implications of this sex shaming attitude. Next, Marie Kent of My Book of Mormon podcast returns for Part 2 of the John and Mary lecture, courtesy of Spencer W. Kimball in our Feminist Reading Roast segment. Don’t miss SWK’s brilliant plan for finding happiness and meaning in life, which is sure to bring exactly the opposite. This issue is jam-packed with sexism, misogynist control, and shame. But don’t worry, it comes with a special #earthquakechallenge that you don’t want to miss!  So consider yourself challenged, now we ask that you “return and report.” As always, the full video versions of these conversations are available on the Mormon Happy Hour Patreon page.

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MHH40: Street Epistemology 101: A Tool to Successful Conversations with Believers

Join Dan Earles, Bryan Stiles, and Colleen as we demonstrate and teach a communication technique called Street Epistemology. It’s a great framework to build on to have more successful discussions with your believing friends and family. Take notes, check out the show notes for further info, and give me some feedback on what else you’d like to hear about Street Epistemology in a follow-up episode! As always, the video of this conversation can be found in full on the Mormon Happy Hour Patreon page, with early access and other bonus content.

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Dan’s Street Epistemology Basics

Dan’s Before SE convo as a believer

Dan’s After SE followup a year later

SE with Mormons

Dan’s Street Epistemologist YouTube Channel

MHH39: BONUS Conference Smackdown, Feminist Edition

Marie Kent, of My Book of Mormon Podcast and Lesley Butterfield of Mormon Women Speak Podcast get together with Colleen to provide a bit of feminist reaction to the most recent General Conference. A fascinating conversation that even took us to debate works-based faith versus grace-based faith.  And of course, the 10-day Social Media fast issued ONLY to the women.

Don’t miss two teasers for upcoming episodes, and more bonus content to come on Patreon, where you will also find the full video of this conversation. 

MHH38: Six Minute Skinny Dip into Worthiness Interviews, and the 1st Feminist Mormon Reading Roast

Join Marie Kent of My Book of Mormon Podcast and Colleen for the inaugural episode of Feminist Mormon Reading Roast. This week we are bringing you a real gem. The book is entitled Faith Precedes the Miracle by Spencer W Kimball. We can’t resist the allure of sexist 50’s style gender role glorification, condemnation of working mothers, and absolute benevolent sexism galore. This is only Part 1 of 3, so buckle up and stay tuned for even more! Next, another Six Minute Skinny Dip into the very timely topic of Bishop Worthiness Interviews. It’s fascinating to get a little history behind the practice at the root of Protect LDS Children and Sam Young’s efforts. Don’t miss the Call For Submissions to the first ever ExMo Created General Conference! Do you have something to say about General Conference weekend? Leave a voicemail at 435-494-1427! And be sure to try TWO cocktail suggestions this week! Videos available on Patreon!

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MHH37: Make Adam God Again, the one true MAGA

Cristina Rosetti, the originator of that amazing acronym, is back once again when she stops by at Sunstone! She is the sweetheart Gentile Catholic of Mormon History! She shares with me snippets of her Mormon History discoveries and research, including The Law of Purity, because we just can’t stay away from talking about Mormon Sex here on Mormon Happy Hour. Next, we continue to Make Adam God in yet another Six Minute Skinny Dip into Mormon History with Mithryn! Just listen to how much history he crams into 6 minutes! And we wrap it all up with Marie Kent of My Book of Mormon and her interview at Sunstone! Marie teaches Colleen how to make a Cement Mixer Shot, complete with a party story of the first time Marie ever had shots! Marie also talks about the fun times and future direction of her show My Book of Mormon. One last teaser before she comes on for Subversive Feminist Reading Corner, or whatever we call it! It will be hot as we roast the words of more modern LDS prophets and apostles. All three videos of these guests are available on Patreon.

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