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.
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 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.
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?
It's been barely a year since President Donald Trump was elected, and many are still scratching their heads at his ability to defy the many who predicted his failure. On this episode of TheFallenState TV, guest & Dilbert creator Scott Adams tells host Jesse Lee Peterson that Trump's success is no accident. In fact, along with Jesse, Scott predicted very early during presidential election season that Trump would win.
There has been a lot of talk among feminists about "toppling the patriarchy" and inverting traditional gender roles. On this episode of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson speaks with anti-sexism advocate Allen Corben, co-chair of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS).
#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!
We've been hard at work preparing for a fun, interesting & dynamic Season 6 of The Fallen State TV, but we didn't want to just tell you -- we wanted to show you! So on Thursday, SEPT. 21st we did a YouTube live broadcast to give a sneak peek of what's coming up in Season 6. Everybody and their mama tuned in. You can watch the taped discussion here:
On the Season 5 Finale of TheFallenState TV, host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by queer sex therapist Georgia Hill, who details her transformation from a conservative, fundamental Christian, to a sex-positive, kink-competent sexuality and relationship coach. Jesse asks Georgia about her restrictive upbringing and how this strongly shaped the arc of her life path thus far. Tune in for an unconventional, no-holds-barred, entertaining Season Finale of TheFallenState TV!
Black Lives Matter. White Nationalists. Asian Americans. Latino Americans. Jewish Americans. Women's rights. Flip on any TV, and it's all you see -- talking heads playing identity politics, quickly grouping Americans based on race and gender. Pointing fingers at some groups as "victim" (i.e. minorities, women) and others as "oppressor" (i.e. whites; men). Is identity politics the correct lens to look through, when it comes to fixing America's deepest problems? On this episode, TheFallenState TV host Jesse Lee Peterson is joined by Jennifer Pae, Director of FairVote California.