292 episodes

An improvised satire from the staff of a fictional mega church.

Mega is a critically acclaimed podcast that hilariously satirizes contemporary megachurches and their associated evangelical subculture. Hosted by Holly Laurent and Greg Hess, this show offers a unique take on American religious culture through a range of comedic characters and segments. It was named "Best Satire" by Vulture.

One of the most exciting aspects of Mega is its guest interviews, which feature a variety of comedians, actors, and thinkers such as Louie Anderson, Lauren Lapkus, Duncan Trussell, Jason Mantzoukas, Paul Scheer, Lisa Gilroy, Scott Aukerman, Tom Papa, Jen Hatmaker, Adal Rifai, and more. These guests bring their own comedic styles and perspectives to the show, creating memorable moments that keep fans coming back for more.

In addition to its guest interviews, Mega is also known for its signature episodes featuring Holly Laurent playing Day Labont, a skeptical teenager who brings on guests like his atheist thinker friend Hemant Mehta. The show's humor and tone have been compared to the mockumentary style of Christopher Guest's films and the dry humor of The Office or Parks and Rec, making it a must-listen for fans of these genres.

Whether you're a believer or a skeptic, Mega is a podcast that offers something for everyone. Its witty improvisation, spot-on parodies, and sharp commentary satirizing contemporary religion and politics make it one of the most entertaining and thought-provoking shows available today. Join the Mega congregation and tune in for hilarious insights on the world of megachurches and evangelical Christianity.

Mega MEGA

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 1.1K Ratings

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An improvised satire from the staff of a fictional mega church.

Mega is a critically acclaimed podcast that hilariously satirizes contemporary megachurches and their associated evangelical subculture. Hosted by Holly Laurent and Greg Hess, this show offers a unique take on American religious culture through a range of comedic characters and segments. It was named "Best Satire" by Vulture.

One of the most exciting aspects of Mega is its guest interviews, which feature a variety of comedians, actors, and thinkers such as Louie Anderson, Lauren Lapkus, Duncan Trussell, Jason Mantzoukas, Paul Scheer, Lisa Gilroy, Scott Aukerman, Tom Papa, Jen Hatmaker, Adal Rifai, and more. These guests bring their own comedic styles and perspectives to the show, creating memorable moments that keep fans coming back for more.

In addition to its guest interviews, Mega is also known for its signature episodes featuring Holly Laurent playing Day Labont, a skeptical teenager who brings on guests like his atheist thinker friend Hemant Mehta. The show's humor and tone have been compared to the mockumentary style of Christopher Guest's films and the dry humor of The Office or Parks and Rec, making it a must-listen for fans of these genres.

Whether you're a believer or a skeptic, Mega is a podcast that offers something for everyone. Its witty improvisation, spot-on parodies, and sharp commentary satirizing contemporary religion and politics make it one of the most entertaining and thought-provoking shows available today. Join the Mega congregation and tune in for hilarious insights on the world of megachurches and evangelical Christianity.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    [REBROADCAST] Kundalini Pasta with Odinaka Ezeokoli

    [REBROADCAST] Kundalini Pasta with Odinaka Ezeokoli

    Binaca Bezekola (Odinaka Ezeokoli, Easy) leads a congregation (compound) in Nigeria (Wakanda.)
    Odinaka Ezeokoli: @odinaka
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    SHOW INFORMATION
    Mega HQ
    Get ad free + bonus content with MEGA PREMIUM
    Support Us on Patreon
    Instagram: @MegaThePodcast
    Twitter: @MegaThePodcast
    Follow Holly and Greg
    Holly Laurent: Twitter | Instagram
    Greg Hess: Twitter | Instagram
    Music by Julie B. Nichols
    Edited by Makenzie Mizell
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 35 min
    Bonus Episode! Doing Life Together! "Three Pieces of Corn"

    Bonus Episode! Doing Life Together! "Three Pieces of Corn"

    Halle and Gray take listener questions and talk about their Thanksgiving plans.

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    SHOW INFORMATION
    Mega HQ
    Get ad free + bonus content with MEGA PREMIUM
    Support Us on Patreon
    Instagram: @MegaThePodcast
    Twitter: @MegaThePodcast
    Follow Holly and Greg
    Holly Laurent: Twitter | Instagram
    Greg Hess: Twitter | Instagram
    Music by Julie B. Nichols
    Edited by Makenzie Mizell
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 13 min
    Told Ya Becca! with Will Hines

    Told Ya Becca! with Will Hines

    Bill Binds (Will Hines) has an old vendetta and a new injury from a slip n slide at Margaritaville.
    Will Hines: @williebhines
    Sign up today at butcherbox.com/mega and use code mega to choose your free steak for a year and get $20 off.
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    SHOW INFORMATION
    Mega HQ
    Get ad free + bonus content with MEGA PREMIUM
    Support Us on Patreon
    Instagram: @MegaThePodcast
    Twitter: @MegaThePodcast
    Follow Holly and Greg
    Holly Laurent: Twitter | Instagram
    Greg Hess: Twitter | Instagram
    Music by Julie B. Nichols
    Edited by Makenzie Mizell
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 27 min
    The Axe Wagon with Lauren Ash

    The Axe Wagon with Lauren Ash

    Laura Nash (Lauren Ash, Superstore) is a guitar tech with dreams of a big dumper.
    Lauren Ash: @laurenelizabethash
    Sign up today at butcherbox.com/mega and use code mega to choose your free steak for a year and get $20 off.
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    SHOW INFORMATION
    Mega HQ
    Get ad free + bonus content with MEGA PREMIUM
    Support Us on Patreon
    Instagram: @MegaThePodcast
    Twitter: @MegaThePodcast
    Follow Holly and Greg
    Holly Laurent: Twitter | Instagram
    Greg Hess: Twitter | Instagram
    Music by Julie B. Nichols
    Edited by Makenzie Mizell
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 36 min
    Bonus Episode! Doing Life Together! "Speaker of The House, Keeper of the Sleaze"

    Bonus Episode! Doing Life Together! "Speaker of The House, Keeper of the Sleaze"

    Gray and Halle explore the mysteries of masculinity.
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    SHOW INFORMATION
    Mega HQ
    Get ad free + bonus content with MEGA PREMIUM
    Support Us on Patreon
    Instagram: @MegaThePodcast
    Twitter: @MegaThePodcast
    Follow Holly and Greg
    Holly Laurent: Twitter | Instagram
    Greg Hess: Twitter | Instagram
    Music by Julie B. Nichols
    Edited by Makenzie Mizell
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 16 min
    A Ghost in the Toilet with Jacob Sorling

    A Ghost in the Toilet with Jacob Sorling

    DeLorean Borling (Jacob Sorling, Darkling Films) likes to score on the field and with the ladies.
    Jacob Sorling: @jacobsorling

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    SHOW INFORMATION
    Mega HQ
    Get ad free + bonus content with MEGA PREMIUM
    Support Us on Patreon
    Instagram: @MegaThePodcast
    Twitter: @MegaThePodcast
    Follow Holly and Greg
    Holly Laurent: Twitter | Instagram
    Greg Hess: Twitter | Instagram
    Music by Julie B. Nichols
    Edited by Makenzie Mizell
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

Shexpeare ,

❤️❤️❤️❤️

Holly and Greg are the funniest people alive.

Podcasts Son ,

Amazing Satire

MEGA has a ridiculous amount of talented guests and the hosts have the best chemistry of any podcast out there!

voxblue ,

Climax!

Helping people work through their religious trauma one podcast at a time. And very, very funny.

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