Phil Vischer: serious hilarity

cover170x170A friend turned me on to the Phil Vischer podcast, and I’m a fan. He co-hosts with author Skye Jethani, and they strike an amazing balance between serious conversation and humor. I’m listening to episode 195 as I write this, and so far they’ve covered Skye’s trip to Disneyland (where he was racially profiled by security multiple times and somehow made me laugh out loud with his take on it), an April Fool’s joke with a faux press release from the makers of Christian movies repenting for their schlocky products and promising to use real actors and scripts written by professional writers in the future, and the question of whether atheism is a religion. Their guest is “The Friendly Atheist” Hemat Mehta, and the good natured tone of the entire conversation is fantastic. If ¬†you’re looking for entertaining & thought provoking input for your commute (or to take the tedium out of some other aspect of daily life) this is a delight.