240 episodes of The Mockingcast since the first episode, which aired on October 30th, 2015.
Episode 208: God Is Insane
March 29th, 2021 | 1 hr 13 mins
In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk last chance basketball programs, true selves, teenage errors, and gracious dispositions. Also, Sarah gets kicked off AOL Instant Messenger.
Episode 207: Tangled Redemption
March 15th, 2021 | 1 hr 4 mins
In which Sarah, RJ and Dave talk baby busts, Instavangelists, and epiphanies of the heart. Also, RJ comes clean about his favorite Disney princess. Clue: It's not Anna or Elsa.
Episode 206: The Goalposts Are Moving
March 1st, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk Covid-Deutsch, the advice column boom, and grieving video game characters. Also, Sarah cozies up to some ghosts while dancing to DMB.
A New Podcast from Mockingbird! Trailer for The Brothers Zahl
February 25th, 2021 | 2 mins 29 secs
Highly recommended for Mockingast listeners: all six episodes of the first season of The Brothers Zahl are now available at https://thebrotherszahl.fireside.fm/ -- or wherever you get your podcasts. Listen to the trailer and subscribe today!
Episode 204: Sexy Lexie Has a Nervous Breakdown
February 13th, 2021 | 1 hr 11 mins
In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk peripheral relationships, nervous breakdowns and nighttime prayers. Also, after making a startling discovery in her father's desk drawer, Sarah goes shopping for yoga pants.
Episode 203: What If I'm Wrong About Everything?
January 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
In which RJ and Dave hear from Sarah about her first month of grief, before talking together about family estrangement, faulty memories and the blindspots of Jefferson's Jesus. Also, Dave breaks up with a friend while Sarah goes to the zoo.
Episode 202: Batteries Not Included
December 11th, 2020 | 1 hr 10 mins
In their final episode of the year, RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk mer-baby mishaps, library impermanence, celebrity pastors, and their increasing distaste for Advent. To support the Mockingcast (pretty please!), text "MCAST" to 77948.
Special Episode: The Sports Issue
December 2nd, 2020 | 1 hr 26 mins
In this special extended episode of The Mockingcast, Ethan Richardson takes us on a tour of The Sports Issue of The Mockingbird magazine, featuring interviews with journalist Anna Katherine Clemmons, legendary skateboarder Christian Hosoi, and former Falcons cornerback (and current chaplain) Jason Webster--beamed in, it would seem, almost straight from Friday Night Lights. Order your copy of the issue at magazine.mbird.com.
Episode 200: A Mockingcast Birthday Extravaganza!
November 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 12 mins
In which we celebrate the 200 episode milestone by talking soul toupees, American happiness, None elevator pitches, and the compelling perfectionism of Yeshua. Also, Dave comes to grips with his ADD, Sarah starts a new hobby, while RJ serenades them both like some kind of overgrown Dutch choirboy.
Episode 199: Night of the Living Swingset
November 6th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
In which Sarah, RJ, and Dave talk living inside the news, POW uncertainty, segmented sleep, and American paradoxes. Also, RJ peeks behind the Iron Curtain while Sarah scores some great lamps (buffalo check).
Episode 198: I Feel Guilty About Liking This
October 23rd, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk private lives, political junkies, Craigslist confessionals, and the surprising hope of 2020. Also, RJ feels his (lonely) feelings while Sarah buys a birthday cake.
Episode 197: Play Now
October 9th, 2020 | 1 hr 12 mins
In which RJ, Dave, and Sarah talk gracious play, burned out children, burned out workers, burned out clergy, and the hope of unconscious bias training. Also, RJ gets down to some liturgical reggae.
Episode 196: The Land of Bland
September 25th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
For too long, the podcasting industry has flooded our ears with self-indulgent commentary and lazy sermonizing. Well, the answer to your commuting conundrum is finally here! We at Mockingbird are obsessed with side-stepping the noise and bringing 200 proof grace directly to your earbuds. Simple and seasonal, yet thoughtfully sourced and designed to fit in with your busy lifestyle, brace yourself for your new favorite listening experience. There is only one Mockingcast, and this is it.
Episode 195: All Shall Be Swell
September 11th, 2020 | 1 hr 19 mins
A jumbo-sized episode in which Sarah, RJ and Dave talk spiritual consultants, anxious NBA stars, the charity of Frederick Douglass, and the hope of Julian of Norwich. Also, a hapless kayaker receives an ironic rescue.
Episode 194: Defunding the Inner Police
September 2nd, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
In which Dave, Sarah, and RJ talk college reopenings, internal deputies, racist sinners, and recovering pharisees. Also, Sarah is absolved of her lunchable guilt, and Mrs Heijmen finally becomes an adult.
Episode 193: Those Upgrades Can Wait
August 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk school re-openings, comparative suffering, digital hygiene, and the crisis of capacity. Also, RJ decides to invest in some outdated (but comfortable!) furniture.