Dr. Gad Saad Joins Jesse! (#247)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Dr. Gad Saad, an evolutionary behavioral psychologist and professor of marketing at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Dr. Saad is the author of The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense. In this interview, Jesse asks Dr. Saad what it was like growing up in Lebanon as a Jew, before he and his family were forced to flee to Canada to escape persecution. They also discuss many themes in Dr. Saad's book, such as truth vs.
"T.E.R.F"/Gender Atheist, Exulansic Joins Jesse! (#246)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Exulansic, a linguist and YouTuber who focuses largely on being a whistleblower on transgender issues, especially when it comes to impacting children. Exulansic is a radical feminist who some refer to as a T.E.R.F., or a "trans-exclusionary radical feminist." She considers herself to be a "gender atheist" who speaks on a variety of issues related to gender dysphor*a, which she has dealt with and overcome herself.
Bryson Gray Joins Jesse! (#245)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Bryson Gray, a 14-time Billboard-charting, conservative hip-hop artist. Bryson has made a name for himself with his bold raps focusing on politics, culture, morality, and God—all while avoiding the use of profanity and unclean lyrics. His song "Let's Go Brandon" hit the top of the charts, beating out mainstream artists like Adele and Drake.
Marvin Herbert Joins Jesse (#244)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Marvin Herbert, ex-London gangster turned motivational speaker. You will find your jaw on the floor as Marvin relays his turbulent story, from the shocking depths of his past criminal activity, to being shot multiple times (including in the eye), and how he finally came to turn his life around. You don't want to miss it!
Curtis & Dinah Wilson Join Jesse (#243)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Curtis and Dinah Wilson. Curtis and Dinah are a married couple, and the hosts of the "Because I Promised" podcast, where they offer marriage advice and counseling from a Christian perspective. In this interview, Jesse quizzes Curtis and Dinah on their 27-year marriage, their Christian faith, raising children, and who is truly in charge when it comes to their marriage. You don't want to miss this animated and spicy exchange!
"The Illusion," aka Hamish Patterson, Joins Jesse! (#242)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Hamish Patterson, also known as "The Illusion." For over 10 years, Hamish has been putting out regular content on the topics of life and addiction recovery. Hamish's YouTube channel took off when a video of him giving himself a bowl cut went viral. Tune in as they discuss Hamish's recovery from a partying lifestyle of addiction to alcohol and drugs, and the ups and downs of his journey since becoming sober: from having his house burn down completely, to separating from his wife for a time.
Fanatiq Joins Jesse! (#241)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Fanatiq, a Twitch streamer and musical artist. They discuss a video Fanatiq put out in response to the death of George Floyd, where Fanatiq was expressing concerns about internalized racism, self-hatred, and his hesitancy to drive through a white neighborhood for fear of being pulled over by the police. They also discuss the rampant attacks on Asian Americans, Fanatiq's thoughts on affirmative action, and his thoughts on white people. Don't miss this lively exchange!
Del Harrison Joins Jesse! (#240)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Del Harrison, a stand-up comic, actress, singer, and the co-host of "Let's Talk Hair" on Fox Soul. In a fun exchange, Jesse and Del discuss her faith, the state of the black community, race relations, her show "Let's Talk Hair," and a little bit of politics and social issues. You don't want to miss it!
Becket Cook Joins Jesse! (#239)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Becket Cook. Becket is the host of The Becket Cook Show on YouTube, and the author of A Change of Affection: A Gay Man's Incredible Story of Redemption. Becket explains how he grew up in a Catholic household, but turned away from Christianity to embrace a gay lifestyle once he came to Hollywood to live and work. After achieving success in Hollywood and spending many years in same-sex relationships, he ultimately decided to return to Christianity.
Zuby Joins Jesse! (#238)
On this week's episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by independent rapper Zuby. Zuby is the author of "Strong Advice" and the host of "Real Talk with Zuby" podcast. Zuby discusses having Nigerian parents, being born in the UK, and raised in Saudi Arabia, and how that shaped him as a person. They touch on his success as a rapper and prominent social media voice, and how he went viral for breaking the British women's deadlift record.