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Unrighteous Dominion: The Smackdown
Should LDS Bishops ask 7-year-old children if they “touch themselves” or if they show their private parts to others?
Jake, Matt and Glenn dramatically and critically re-enact a real live secretly recorded bishops interview with a real live secretly recorded bishop. If you believe that Prophets instruct Apostles, and that Apostles instruct General Authorities, and that General Authorities instruct Stake Presidents, and that Stake Presidents instruct Bishops, and that Bishops instruct Elders Quorum presidents and Relief Society Presidents, then you probably don’t need to worry if you are ever in a car accident. And you would also certainly fail in a game of Six Degrees of God (i.e. Kevin Bacon).
The reddit link with the original source material can be found here:
Religious Freedom Smackdown Pt 1
Who puts the dumb in religious freedumb? Listen in as Heather, Jake, Matt, and Glenn take on recent comments from Dallin H. Oaks, Todd D. Christofferson, and (almost) Alexander “no-middle-initial-cuz-he’s-just-a-lawyer-not-a-friggin-apostle-of-jesus” Dushku. Get your whip cream and pie tins ready, cuz this wall is gonna get messy.
Education WEAK: The Smackdown
Glenn, Jake, Randy, and John give Elder Holland’s recent Education Week address, “Bound by Loving Ties,” the Olympic-sized smacking down it needs. And the one it deserves.
R.M. Contract Smackdown
Glenn, Heather, and Jake get together to smack down a “Returned Missionary Contract” that has been circulating the bloggernacle recently. Fun times and terrifying flashbacks ensue.
General Conference Smack…up?
Join in as Jake and Randy find a rare pocket of effusive praise for Elder Patrick Kearon’s recent conference address (Refuge from the Storm). Warning–may cause cognitive dissonance.
Bednar El Gran Golpeado
Matt, Randy, Heather, Benji, and Brady smack down the most recent stupid thing that Elder Bednar said (as of March 2, 2016 – there will certainly be more).
Ezra Taft Benson: The Smackdown
Fun fact: this episode was almost titled “Communist-lead Negro Guerrilla Units.” Why? Find out for yourself as Randy, Glenn, and Matt welcome Anissa and Kim back to the podcast to smack down a 1967 conference talk from Ezra Taft Benson called “Civil Rights: Tool of Communist Deception.”
Fair warning: do not drink any dark liquids while listening to this episode, as you might unintentionally yet fervidly stain your habiliments.
Matt, Randy, and Glenn smack down Elder Nelson’s recent address to BYU-H students. America’s favorite dancer Benji Schwimmer joins us for the second half. And Randy’s favorite celebrity Gwenyth Paltrow may or may not make a special appearance as well.
The Christmas Story: An Historical Smackdown of sorts
John Hamer is super smart. So is Heather, and she is also a lady, too. Randy is occasionally contumacious. And Glenn may be a little drunk. What better group of Infants could there be to read through the Biblical Christmas stories as recorded in Matthew, Luke, and John? Listen in. And Enjoy.
(PS – there was an iTunes feed distribution error in yesterday’s release of this episode, so this is a re-launch of a previously released episode)
Away in a Manger: The Smackdown
John Hamer, as the little drummer boy (he wore the outfit and everything), pounds away on the Biblical nativity narrative:
Come, they told him, parum-pa-pum-pum
Smack down this Christmas thing, parum-pa-pum-um
John Hamer knows a thing (or two), parum-pa-pum-um
Even if he can’t quite sing, parum-pa-pum-um, rum-pa-pum-um, rum-pa-pum-um
Randy and Glenn try to keep up , parum-pa-pum-um
Heather shows her Harvard stuff, parum-pa-pum-um
She’s sort of the real Hermione, parum-pa-pum-um
Or Lisa Simpson Queen parum-pa-pum-um, rum-pa-pum-um, rum-pa-pum-um
Man, this is dumb