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?"
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.