№ 173 Goals 2024

Not quite New Year's resolutions, but Brian and Melissa discuss plans for the new year, the year of our Lord 2024.

№ 170 We Affirm One Baptism FEAT Matt Koser

Brian is rejoined by his brother Matt for a discussion of baptism: credo or paedo? What does baptism do? What constitutes a valid baptism? No questions are answered, but a rousing time was, again, had.

№ 169 Why Charlotte Mason

Brian attempts to explain Charlotte Mason's 20 principles that undergird her philosophy of education.

№ 166 Are AI Alarmists Right?

Brian and Melissa discuss the present capabilities and future possibilities of ChatGPT and its artificial "intelligence" brethren, and how alarmists may be wrong with their predictions but right with their warnings.

№ 159 Books 2022

Another year of books! Brian and Melissa share their top tens and bottom ones from 2022.

№ 158 Films 2022

Melissa and Brian discuss their favorite first-time-viewing films of 2022. Brian is now pretentious and calls them films instead of movies. Melissa has an unbelievable list; number 2 will shock you!

№ 155 Potty Training

Melissa's ten best tips for potty training your little tyke. Recorded on Maundy Thursday, but not posted until Easter because of a kidney stone attack! Pray Melissa passes it soon.

№ 154 Movies 2021

Only one-third of the way through 2022 before we talk movies we saw in 2021! That's okay, we talked about most of these in November after we did our scary movie list. You can probably skip this one, to be honest. Unless you want to hear Brian's theory on how No Country for Old Men is a hopeful movie.

№ 152 Books 2021

We didn't read 100, but we did read some books in 2021. Here are our favorites and least favorites.

№ 151 100 Movies 2022 Planning

This year, Melissa and Brian are going to watch or rewatch 100 films, leading up to a top 10 films of all time list in 2023.

№ 149 Muppet Movies

Brian and Melissa watched all the Muppet movies in 2021. What is the best Muppet movie, and more importantly, which is the worst?

№ 147 Scary Movies 2021

Brian and Melissa and almost-regulars-at-this-point Matt Anderson and Ben De Bono rank the Halloween movies the Kosers watched in October.

№ 146 Dune Movie Review

Brian and Melissa and guest Clint discuss the movie Dune, from the perspective of a book reader and a non-book reader.

№ 145 Horror Plans 2021

Melissa and Brian make a list live! I mean, you're listening to a recording, but we recorded it live. We didn't make the list ahead of time, is what I'm saying. No, it was on purpose, not a lack of planning. Jeez. It's scary movies we're going to watch in October.

№ 144 Goodbye, Mobile

We're moving! The audio quality is terrible, so if you want to skip this one: we're moving to Huntsville, Alabama at the end of June. For the fresh start, adventure, challenge, more moderate climate, more outdoor activities, etc. We're super busy now but will probably be podcasting again in August.

№ 143 SILOW Volume I: Books

Brian introduces a new series: Stuff I Learned on Wikipedia. Which article related to books is the most interesting? Is the answer, "None of them"?

№ 142 Dr. Seuss Books

Melissa and Brian share their favorite Dr. Seuss books. How many of Seuss's Sinful Six made it onto their lists?!

№ 138 Love Songs

Brian and Melissa share their favorite love songs. Their lists are set and never change.

№ 137 Movies 2020

Brian and Melissa cobble together a top 10 list of movies they saw in 2020. Let's just say book year didn't leave much time for watching good movies.

№ 136 Books 2020

Brian and Melissa put a bow on Book Year by sharing their favorite books that were new reads in 2020.

№ 134 Wheel of Time: The Big White Book

We continue the Wheel of Time series with Matt Anderson and Ben De Bono on The Sci-Fi Christian podcast, discussing "The World of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time", aka "The Big White Book".

№ 131 Cereals: Revisited

The first cereals episode is justifiably a classic, but this time we're doing it right. Lots of research went into this one, but don't worry; there are still a lot of incorrect choices.

№ 129 Cheeses

Melissa finally hosted a cheese party. Brian got a new favorite cheese.

№ 128 Conspiracy Theories (Part 2)

Brian and Melissa wrap up the conspiracy theory discussion. Melissa reveals the theory she believed until this year and Brian reveals the one theory he believes.

№ 127 Conspiracy Theories (Part 1)

Melissa and Brian discuss conspiracy theories in general, and start the list of their favorites. Part 2 will follow in a couple week, unless they get to us.