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Join us weekly as we enjoy a pint of beer, while engaged in an intelligent conversation.

Join us weekly as we enjoy a pint of beer, while engaged in an intelligent conversation.

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United States

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Join us weekly as we enjoy a pint of beer, while engaged in an intelligent conversation.

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English


Episodes

Episode 55: We Smile With Pope Francis

7/26/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Jose interviewed Paul Fahey, a contributor to Where Peter Is. For the intro and outro, Jose is joined by his lovely wife Christina! But, first, Jose and Christina celebrate the joyous return of Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company's Lizard's Mouth, which has 9% alcohol by volume. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about predestination, while Christina talked about the Glee curse. In the main segment, Jose was joined by Paul Fahey to...

Duration:01:13:12

Episode 54: We Redpill QAnon

7/18/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Jose interviewed David Lafferty, a contributor to Where Peter Is. For the intro and outro, Jose is joined by his tocayo Jose Segura, who has been on the show many times! But, first, Jose and Jose chat about conspiracy theories, such as the moon landing, Covid-19, and the JFK assassination. Afterward, they chat about what they have on tap. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about freedom, while Jose talked about the movement to canonize...

Duration:01:26:37

Episode 53: We Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts!

7/10/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Jose interviewed Robin Shelby, the wonderful actress behind the iconic Slimer character from Ghostbusters 2. For the intro and outro, Jose is joined by Ramon Campoamor, the host of Dad's Podcast Project. But, first, Jose and Ramon chat about what they have on tap. Jose is once again enjoying some delicious Guinness Extra Stout, while Ramon was getting tipsy on H20-- known more commonly as water. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about...

Duration:01:04:03

Episode 52: We Consider Socialism: Part 2

7/3/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Jose continues his discussion with Sam Rocha, an associate professor at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada, to discuss socialism and his recent debate against Trent Horn on Catholic Answers. For the intro and outro, Jose is joined by his wife Christina. But, first, Jose and Christina chat about the delicious Guinness Extra Stout that they yummily swallowed. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about the hideous Abby...

Duration:01:10:45

Episode 51: We Consider Socialism: Part 1

6/26/2020
In this episode, Jose is joined by Sam Rocha, an associate professor at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada, to discuss socialism and his recent debate against Trent Horn on Catholic Answers. For the intro and outro, Jose is joined by his wife Christina. But, first, Jose and Christina chat about what they are drinking: Christina was drinking the delicious chai tea from Trader Joe's, while Jose had a Cabernet Sauvignon from JLohr. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about...

Duration:01:08:18

Episode 50: We Can't Breathe

6/19/2020
In this episode, Jose and Joel pour themselves some delicious coffee and discuss the murder of George Floyd by Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about the parallels between the killings of George Floyd and Jesus, and Joel used his time to discuss Mile's Law, which has to do with how a person's position in society or in a structure influences their perspective on policies. In the main segment, Jose and Joel did their best to temper their anger while...

Duration:01:09:50

Episode 49: We are Leaving for Viva Las Vegas

6/7/2020
In this episode, Jose is joined by Ken Miller, the editor of Las Vegas Magazine, to discuss Las Vegas' plans for reopening in the midst of the Coronavirus. For the intro and outro, Jose is joined by his wife Christina. But, first, Jose and Christina chat about what they are drinking: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company's Hoppy Poppy. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about how a person could fulfill the CDC's handwashing guideline of 20 seconds by saying the Our Father, and Christina called...

Duration:01:14:20

Episode 48: We Distance Ourselves from Covidiots

5/30/2020
In this episode, Jose and Joel are joined by Roger Hall to discuss the Trump presidency and the protesters of the Coronavirus protection guidelines. But, first, Jose and Joel chat about what they are drinking: Heineken and Blue Moon Belgian White. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about the etymology of the words hocus pocus, and Joel used his time to discuss political purity tests and Michael Moore's recent documentary assailing environmentalists. In the main segment, Jose and Joel were...

Duration:01:39:47

Episode 47: We Support the Eugene Weekly

5/21/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Jose and Joel are joined by Henry Houston to discuss journalism and writing for the Eugene Weekly. But, first, Jose and Joel chat about what they are drinking: Lagunitas IPA and St. Pauli Girl. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about how virtual masses just aren't the same as attending in person, and Joel used his time to call out Andrew Sullivan for criticizing the 1619 Project, though he gave him credit for calling out the left on...

Duration:01:21:27

Episode 46: We Quarantine and Chill

5/1/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Jose was joined by his wife Christina to discuss how they are entertaining themselves during the Coronavirus quarantine. But, first, Jose and Christina chat about what they are drinking: Modelo Especial. It goes down easy! For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about Eastertide and why the roots of Easter in Passover, and Christina talked about the Zombie Snail. In the main segment, Jose and Christina have a wide-ranging chat about all of...

Duration:01:05:54

Episode 45: We Chat With Councilwoman Gloria Soto

4/18/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Joel and Jose were joined by Gloria Soto, a Santa Maria councilwoman, to discuss how the city is responding to the Coronavirus. Because of social distancing, this was our fourth episode to be recorded via Skype, so please bear with us as the sound quality wasn't especially at its finest. As we started the episode, Joel said that he was out of beer, while Jose drank the last of the delicious Negra Modelo in his refrigerator. For their...

Duration:01:12:54

Episode 44: We Love Pope Francis

4/10/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Joel and Jose were joined by Mike Lewis, the managing editor and co-founder of Where Peter Is, to discuss Pope Francis and his reactionary critics. Because of social distancing, this was our second episode to be recorded via Skype, so please bear with us as the sound quality wasn't especially at its finest. We will improve the sound, hopefully, as we do more episodes using Skype. As we started the episode, Joel grabbed himself a brew...

Duration:01:18:26

Episode 43: We Teach from a Distance

4/6/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Joel and Jose were joined by Jose Segura, the President of the Santa Maria Elementary Education Association, to discuss the impact the Coronavirus is having on California teachers. Due to the fact that this is a rapidly evolving pandemic, it should be noted that California schools are now closed for the remainder of the academic year. Because of social distancing, this was our second episode to be recorded via Skype, so please bear with...

Duration:01:27:18

Episode 42: We Practice Social Distancing

3/27/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Joel and Jose were joined by Luke Laurie to discuss the Coronavirus pandemic. This was recorded almost a week beforehand, so the information, while accurate at the time, doesn't capture the worsening situation we face today. Because of social distancing, this was also our first episode to be recorded via Skype, so please bear with us as the sound quality wasn't especially at its finest. We will improve the sound, hopefully, as we do...

Duration:01:30:30

Episode 41: We Remember Kobe Bryant

3/8/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Joel and Jose were joined by Jesse, Jose's brother, to discuss the death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and the other victims of the tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. As they started the episode, Joel and Jose poured a delicious pint of Howling Gourds: Pumpkin Ale, while Jesse poured himself a cold soda. For their FRED Talks, Joel talked about the exciting sport known as frisbee golf-- also known as frolf-- and Jose...

Duration:00:58:42

Episode 40: We Get Interviewed

2/21/2020
Welcome back to Conversation on Tap! Unfortunately, we have had some technical difficulties that have set our Podcast back a bit, but we have been purchasing some new audio recording equipment and are ready to get back into the Podcasting game! In the meantime, we have been granted permission to share the episode of the Dad's Podcast Project that featured Joel and I as guests. We were awe-struck by how professional Ramon's Podcast was, which is what inspired us to step-up the quality of our...

Duration:01:20:07

Episode 39: We (MISC)

1/10/2020
Welcome back to another episode of Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Joel and Jose had a potpourri conversation-- we talked about several random topics! As they started the episode, Joel and Jose poured a delicious pint of Frothbite IPA by Alvarado Street Brewery. The can's label was hilarious and the beer was tasty. We highly recommend it. For their FRED Talks, Jose talked about Pope Francis's 83rd birthday, while Joel talked about "cute aggression." In the main segment, Jose and...

Duration:00:57:51

Episode 38: We Love Being Dads

1/4/2020
Welcome back to another episode of Conversation on Tap! In this episode, Jose interviewed Ramon Campoamor from the Dad's Podcast Project, who joined Jose to discuss the joys-- and struggles-- of parenthood. Unfortunately, Joel was dealing with a family issue and could not be present for the interview, but he was able to record the beginning and end of the episode. Let's please keep Joel and his family in our prayers for good health! As they started the episode, Joel and Jose poured a...

Duration:01:27:49

Episode 37: We Want Justice for Kristin Smart

12/13/2019
Welcome back to another episode of Conversation on Tap. We were especially honored to be joined by Chris Lambert from the Your Own Backyard Podcast, who joined us to discuss the disappearance of Kristin Smart in May 1996. But first we pour ourselves a tasty pint of Devil's Gulch Hazy IPA. For our FRED Talks, Jose talks about how Vatican City has the world's largest crime rate, while Joel waxes poetic about how people are rather pessimistic about the state of the world. As Joel and Jose...

Duration:01:27:54

Bonus Episode: We Don't Worship Kanye

12/6/2019
In this episode of Conversation on Tap, I sit down with myself over an Easy Jack IPA to discuss the supposed conversion of Kanye West. Caution: I am not particularly kind to Kanye, Kim, or Trump-- or Joel Osteen. It's a brief 20 minute soliloquy, but I pack in quite a bit of theology, politics, and music, so brace yourself. This is a bonus episode, so stay tuned for episode 37, which will be an interview with Chris Lambert, the creator and host of the Your Own Backyard Podcast. So, stay...

Duration:00:20:44