Season 6

On this episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson interviews social scientist and San Diego State University Professor of Education Dr. J. Luke Wood.  Jesse asks Dr. Wood about the online public course he created called "Black Minds Matter," which Dr. Wood says was inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement, and includes an interview with Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors. Jesse and Dr. Wood debate and disagree on the real reason why black men and boys in our country are in crisis.  Dr.

Pastor Steven Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Arizona has sent shockwaves through the internet with his fiery sermons on YouTube. In fact, the BBC has branded him a "hate preacher."  On this episode of TheFallenState TV, Pastor Anderson sits down with host Jesse Lee Peterson to tackle a whole host of issues, from his take on homosexuality (does God forgive this sin?), to whether it's right for Christians to be angry, to his opinion on Donald Trump.  Tune in for an entertaining, surprising, and lively exchange!

On this season finale episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson sits down with comedian, actor, and writer Carlos Mencia (formerly of Comedy Central's "Mind of Mencia"). Carlos talks about being from Honduras, having 17 siblings, and feeling like he doesn't quite belong in the United States. Jesse asks Carlos what it means to be a man, and how he takes on that role within his family. This leads to an eye-opening discussion on marriage and interracial dating as Carlos reveals what he has discovered while dating black, Hispanic, and white women.

Should Hollywood entertainers discuss their political leanings publicly?  On this episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson sits down with hard rock and metal guitarist and vocalist Sergio Michel.  Despite being surrounded by ultra-leftist Hollywood types, Sergio chose to speak out against Barack Obama during the 2008 election.  His career suffered for it.  In this interview, Jesse asks Sergio about pursuing his God-given calling, and the obstacles he has encountered along the way.  Does Sergio still choose talk about politics?

Sergio Michel is a hard rock & metal musician, as well as a television actor, who has not shied away from sharing his political beliefs with the media.  On this episode of TheFallenState TV, Sergio sits down with host Jesse Lee Peterson to discuss how he discovered his life's calling at the age of four.  He explains how playing guitar came naturally to him, and what it's like to live out his purpose.  The talk turns personal when he discusses how his music career suffered as a result of speaking out about politics.  Sergio also discloses how difficult it was to lose his son.

Black Lives Matter has exploded in the headlines since coming on the national scene a few years ago. Though there is a lot of controversy surrounding BLM, Dr. J. Luke Wood, Professor of Education at San Diego State University, supports the group's mission. In fact, Dr. Wood has designed a course called "Black Minds Matter," inspired by the Black Lives Matter ideology. On this episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson asks Dr. Wood to expound on the education crisis facing black men and boys in our country.

On this episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson sits down with a man who has been called a "hate preacher" by the BBC, and has been banned from four countries!  This man is Pastor Steven Anderson, of Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Arizona. Pastor Anderson has made many controversial comments, including saying that he will never allow homosexuals into his church, and that the acronym "LGBTQ" stands for "Let God Burn Them Quickly."  He has also expressed that he believes Donald Trump is wicked and that he would not vote for him.

On this season finale episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson sits down with comedian, writer, and actor Carlos Mencia (creator of the Comedy Central show, "Mind of Mencia"). Jesse asks Carlos about originally being from Honduras, what his family means to him, and what it means to be a man. They also discuss race in America, as well as Carlos's thoughts on Trump and his immigration policy. Finally, Jesse asks Carlos about his infamous onstage run-in with comedian Joe Rogan and how that event impacted him. Don't miss this Fallen State season finale!

On this CHAOTIC episode of TheFallenState TV, sparks fly between host Jesse Lee Peterson and comedians Shang and Ty Barnett.  Shang and Ty get into a heated debate with Jesse over Trump and whether or not the United States is a "racist" country.  They also discuss police brutality, the "take a knee" protest over the National Anthem in the NFL, and what it means to be a man.  Shang is a stand-up comedian who favors socio-political satire, and has appeared on CBS, BET, Comedy Central, and more.

#TRIGGERED!  On this very LOUD episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by black liberal comedians Shang (has appeared on CBS, BET, Comedy Central, and more) and Ty Barnett (finalist on Last Comic Standing who has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno).  Shang and Ty vehemently disagree with Jesse on just about everything imaginable: police 'brutality', Colin Kaepernick and the NFL National Anthem controversy, race and 'racism,' terrorism, manhood, morality, and love.  Tune in for a comical, combative, and entertaining episode!

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