Dustin Kensrue of The Modern Post
This week we introduce you to a great new worship band, The Modern Post, as we talk to lead singer Dustin Kensrue (also frontman for the band Thrice). We also hear the incredible story of Alex Nsengimana, a Rwandan genocide orphan whose life was changed through an Operation Christmas Child shoebox. Plus, we give you our election night recap, go on a search for Bigfoot and crackdown on Walmart thieves.
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Notable Jokes & Runs
17:39 - Calvin's joke about his stepdad driving him to the jungle leads to a discussion of true-crime television shows.
28:36 - Calvin provokes a discussion of JC Penney. He then suggests that JC Penney and Wal-Mart should merge. Jesse suggests Sears has already tried Penney's strategy.
Notable Guest Moments
34:10 - Introduction to Dustin Kensrue.
43:01 - Cameron talks about Operation Christmas Child.
44:49 - Introduction to Alex Nsengimana.
Other Notable Moments
2:18 - Cameron talks about the election and the surge of angry Facebook comments about the results.
6:44 - Cameron calls for listeners to pray for Barack Obama.
20:17 - Jesse's slice about an aerial Bigfoot search via blimp.
23:19 - Maya's slice about a man who died while voting.
24:32 - Calvin's slice about an old man who tried to swap a barcode on a television for one with a $2 price at a Walmart.
53:49 - They play a clip of Keith Morrison from Dateline NBC's "Deadly Triangle" episode.
55:23 - Feedback to Question of the Week: "What historical biopic would you like to see made, and who would star in it?"
66:57 Outro: "Stand in my way too, if you see me, just pull over. You don't want to be in the way of this rock train." - Jesse
Question of the Week
What would your ideal JCPenny's look like?
As we all know, shopping mall icon JCPenny's is in the middle of a re-structuring and re-branding effort. So if you were the CEO of JCPenney's, what would be the future of your vision for the store? You've been given a blank slate. Now go cast the vision for the all-new JCP.
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