Heretic Happy Hour is an unapologetically irreverent, crass, and sometimes profound conversation about the Christian faith. Hosts Keith Giles, Katy Valentine, Derrick Day, and Matthew Distefano pull no punches and leave no stones unturned. For some serious sacred cow-tipping, there’s nothing better than spending an hour of your time with us.
#137: A Brand New Day
Welcome to our new lineup, featuring new co-hosts, a new format, and new perspectives to make our podcast even more happy and heretical than ever!
#136: The Fellowship of the Ring (Faith and Film Series)
Our film series wraps up with an adventure through Middle-earth, replete with dragons, elves, and of course, furry-footed hobbits.
#135: The Man From Earth (Faith and Film Series)
Our film series continues with The Man From Earth—an interesting take on immortality, religion and humanity.
#134: Mary Magdalene (Faith and Film Series)
Let's kick off our new series with the film Mary Magdalene and find out why the best films about Jesus aren't really about Jesus.
#133: Derrick’s Day
Nothing will ever be the same again after Derrick reveals the shocking truth. Don't miss this special episode!
#132: Heretical Parables (HOTW: Kevin Garcia)
In our final episode of the Parables series, the co-hosts write and share their own original parables and try to guess what they mean. Plus, a rare returning Heretic of the Week, Kevin Garcia, brings the heat.
New listener; Big fan
I listened to the most recent episode, which was a weird one to start with because it talked all about a transition to a new format. But I loved the energy and banter between the guests. And as a big fantasy book fan, I listened to the LOTR episode, and it was great. Would love to nerd out with Matt over fantasy books. Anyway, y’all should listen.
The world needs more of this.
This podcast and the people hosting it have been such a critical part of my journey over he past few years. So many new thoughts and ideas, and the encouragement to feel free to think them! And diverse thoughts as well. It was actually a couple months of listening before I realized that they don’t actually agree on everything. I didn’t notice because they weren’t fighting about it! 🤣 So very refreshing.
No matter where you are on your faith journey, or even if you don’t really have one, there’s something interesting and thought-provoking for you here. Cheers!
The perfect way to spend an hour!
So funny and knowledgeable! Great conversations with incredible guests. This podcast will open your mind in so many ways.