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LDP 038: Matthew Polly - author of 'Bruce Lee A Life'

7/30/2018
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I speak Matthew Polly about his new book 'Bruce Lee: A Life.' We discuss the challenges Bruce Lee had to face throughout his life, both in the United States, and in Hong Kong as a person of mixed race. We also discuss Bruce's philosophy and shed light on the mythology around his more famous fights. Follow Matthew Polly: twitter.com/MatthewEPolly mattpolly.com/ Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes,...

Duration:01:10:27

LDP 037: Amy Alkon, author of 'Unf*ckology'

7/23/2018
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I speak with author Amy Alkon about her new book, 'Unf*ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence.' Amy does what she calls "applied behavioral science," translating scientific research into highly practical advice. twitter.com/amyalkon https://t.co/3Rebaw13ZC Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo Dagach twitter.com/LaloDagach...

Duration:01:26:06

LDP 036: Yasmeena Ali - From Islam to the First Afghan Adult Film Star

7/16/2018
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In this epiosde I speak with Yasmeena Ali. Originally from Afghanistan and brought up in a conservative Muslim family, Yasmeena had to wear hijab and escaped her home before being forced to marry someone she did not know. She now works in the adult film industry and is the first adult film star from Afghanistan. Follow Yasmeena Ali https://twitter.com/yasmeenamodel https://www.instagram.com/yasmeenamodel/ Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube...

Duration:02:48:20

LDP 035: Masih Alinejad - My Stealthy Freedom in Iran

6/25/2018
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I speak with Masih Alinejad who leads the women's rights campaign #MyStealthyFreedom and #WhiteWednesdays against compulsory hijab in Iran, and is author of the new book 'The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran.' Follow Masih Alinejad https://www.instagram.com/masih.alinejad/ https://twitter.com/AlinejadMasih Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow...

Duration:01:08:06

LDP 034: Ari Hershkowitz - NY City's Hasidic Jewish Community

6/8/2018
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I speak with Ari Hershkowitz who appeared in the Netflix documentary 'One of Us.' Ari was raised in an ultra-orthodox Jewish community in New York City, also known as Hasidic Judaism. Follow Ari Hershkowitz https://arih.me https://facebook.com/arih.me https://instagram.com/arihershkowitz https://twitter.com/arihershkowitz Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo...

Duration:01:36:51

LDP 033: Graeme Wood - Encounters with the Islamic State

6/1/2018
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I speak with Graeme Wood, author of 'The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State.' Graeme clarifies terms such as "Wahhabi, Salafi, Jihadi", and what they mean to ISIS. We also talk about the religiosity of ISIS and the western reaction to it. Follow Graeme Wood https://twitter.com/gcaw Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo Dagach...

Duration:02:39:10

LDP 031: Bilal - Life in Libya and War In Benghazi

5/25/2018
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I speak with human rights activist Bilal about life in Libya during the 90’s sanctions, the opening of economic trade in 2004, the civil war, and subsequent Islamic uprising. Follow Bilal https://twitter.com/Bilalhb Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo Dagach twitter.com/LaloDagach facebook.com/lalodagachpage

Duration:01:44:09

LDP 031: Nulli - Life After Fundamentalism

5/2/2018
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I speak with Nulli of The Nullifidian. Nulli's mother converted to Islam and brought up Nulli in a Salafi fundamentalist household in Australia, isolating her from the rest of the world. Nulli later ran away and started her life anew as an Ex-Muslim. Follow Nulli: twitter.com/TheNullifidian thenullifidian.wordpress.com Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo...

Duration:01:52:13

LDP 030: Tina Marie J - Living and Leaving A Christian Cult

3/7/2018
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I talk with Tina Marie J who is a former member of the ICLC, The International Church of Christ. Tina now has a YouTube channel where she discusses her experiences, and helps those recovering from spiritual abuse and withdrawing from cults. Follow Tina Marie J twitter.com/Tinaamariej youtube.com/channel/UCCBSj4ctRxQuieL6yYIrL-A Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow...

Duration:01:09:20

LDP 029: Mahad Olad - Escaping Islam and Gay Conversion Therapy

2/28/2018
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I speak with Mahad Olad who is a immigrant from Africa to the U.S. We talk about what it was like growing up in a strict Muslim family while realizing he was both an atheist and gay. Mahad also recounts his experience of escaping forced gay conversion therapy while traveling with his family to Kenya. Follow Mahad Olad: https://twitter.com/_Misakm Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay...

Duration:01:21:07

LDP 028: Stéphanie Tessier - Trapped in Libya and Islam

1/3/2018
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I speak with Stéphanie Tessier who converted to Islam in Canada and later was tricked into traveling to Libya where she and her two daughter were not allowed to leave by Stéphanie's then husband. We talk about the lack of rights women have under Sharia and her experience during Libya's civil war. Follow Stéphanie Tessier: https://twitter.com/StefNoor Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher,...

Duration:02:24:01

LDP 027: Lilia Tarawa - The Cult of Gloriavale

12/22/2017
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I speak with Lilia Tarawa who was brought up in the isolated Christian cult of Gloriavale, located on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. We talk about the religious and social structure of Gloriavale, freedom of choice, and life after a cult. Follow Lilia Tarawa http://www.liliatarawa.com/ https://twitter.com/liliatarawa https://www.youtube.com/user/MsLillyJT Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available...

Duration:00:58:50

LDP 026: Lubna Ahmed - Growing Up Godless in Iraq

12/13/2017
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I speak with Lubna Ahmed who grew up as an atheist in Iraq. We discuss life under Saddam, growing up in Iraq with a atheist mother, Islam, the hijab and her escape to the United States. Follow Lubna Ahmed twitter.com/LubnaAhmed92 Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo Dagach twitter.com/LaloDagach facebook.com/lalodagachpage Follow Lalo Dagach Podcast...

Duration:01:16:13

LDP 025: Obaid Omer - The Failed Comfort of Faith

11/20/2017
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I speak with Obaid Omer, a former Muslim who has worked in various Muslim majority countries around the world. We discuss whether Islam truly consoles people who grieve after the loss of loved ones. Follow Obaid Omer twitter.com/obaidomer Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo Dagach twitter.com/LaloDagach facebook.com/lalodagachpage Follow Lalo Dagach Podcast...

Duration:01:27:25

LDP 024: Khalid Bahraoui - Islam, Morocco and America

10/18/2017
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Khalid Bahraoui was born and raised in Morocco, in a Sunni Islam family household and now lives in the the U.S. He is an activist and supports oppressed minorities in his country of birth and manages a online community page to support Moroccan Ex-Muslims and atheists. Follow Khalid Bahraoui https://twitter.com/bahraoui_k Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo...

Duration:01:36:10

LDP 023: Mohammed Alkhadra - The Not-So-Moderate Kingdom of Jordan

9/28/2017
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Mohammed Alkhadra is and activist and an Ex-Salafi from Jordan. We discuss life in Jordan, the rights of women and fundamentalism in Islam. Follow Mohammed Alkhadra https://twitter.com/alkhadra69 Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo Dagach twitter.com/LaloDagach facebook.com/lalodagachpage Follow Lalo Dagach Podcast twitter.com/LaloPodcast...

Duration:01:17:41

LDP 022: Dave Rubin - What Is The New Center?

8/9/2017
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Dave Rubin is host of the show online interview The Rubin Report. We discuss about the new Political Center, Donald Trump, Seinfeld and Star Wars. Follow Dave Rubin: Twitter: twitter.com/RubinReport Facebook: facebook.com/rubinreport YouTube: youtube.com/rubinreport Contribute on Patreon patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay and TuneIn Follow Lalo Dagach twitter.com/LaloDagach facebook.com/lalodagachpage...

Duration:01:06:42

LDP 021: Joe - A Pharaoh in Prison

7/17/2017
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Joe 'The Pharaoh' is a former Muslim, now Atheist/Anti-theist YouTuber, and recently served time in prison in Egypt. Joe discusses his experience, how religion is practiced in prison, what it is like to not fast during Ramadan and explaining evolution to his fellow inmates. Follow The Pharaoh: Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheLastPharaohX YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThePharaohX Follow Jenn Sutton on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExMuslimMormon Contribute on Patreon...

Duration:01:15:16

LDP 020: Darya Safai - Let Iranian Women Enter Their Stadiums

7/12/2017
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Darya Safai is an Iranian-Belgian human rights activist and grew up in the Islamic Republic of Iran after the revolution of 1979. She founded 'Let Iranian Women Enter Their Stadiums' to help fight for the right of Iranian women to attend sport games in stadiums. Follow Safai Darya on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/safaidarya/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/safaidarya YouTube: http://ow.ly/YuvO30dzOEU Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daryasafai/ Contribute on Patreon...

Duration:01:17:21

LDP 019: Imam Tawhidi - Does Terrorism Have A Religion?

6/10/2017
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Shaikh Mohammad Tawhidi is an Australian Muslim Imam and Deputy of The Grand Islamic Jurisdiction. We discuss violence in the history of Islam, what is the connection to terrorism, and how Muslim clerics can progress towards a peaceful reformation. Follow Imam Tawhidi http://www.tawhidi.com/ https://twitter.com/Imamofpeace https://www.facebook.com/imamtawhidi/ Contribute on Patreon www.patreon.com/lalodagach Podcast available on YouTube www.youtube.com/lalodagachpodcast Also available...

Duration:01:15:32