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The Fundamentalists

Summary: A philosopher with a love for comedy and a comedian with a love for philosophy join forces for The Fundamentalists. A podcast about living well, that’s fun, mental, and if you don’t listen to it, you’ll burn in Hell.

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  • Artist: Elliott Morgan and Peter Rollins
  • Copyright: Copyright 2018 All rights reserved.


 41 - The Miraculous Healing Power of Mustard Seeds | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:36

You won’t BELIEVE the benefits of simple mustard seeds. Sure, you may have heard stories about mustard seeds before that left you excited and optimistic, but you’ve never heard the Buddhist parable of death, loss, and darkness. Tune in for a very special episode that just might not change your life!

 40 - Fiction all the way Down | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:56

This week Peter and Elliott talk about hyper-reality, fiction, and the simulacra of Las Vegas.

 39 - What If I’m The Idiot? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:16

Peter and Elliott reunite to discuss martyrs, political correctness, and all sorts of other not-so-fun subjects!

 38 - The Non-Castrated Other | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:56

Peter and Elliott discuss the idea of the fantasy of the non-castrated other, mostly because Elliott kinda giggles at the idea of a non-castrated other. 

 37 - There Will Be Ghost Stories... | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:54

Pete and Elliott get you in the Christmas mood by talking all about ghosts, the devil and how you are going to die.

 36 - The Christmas Tree of Sadness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:44

Peter and Elliott get christmassy with this episode on sadness, self-deception and the perfect Christmas tree

 35 - Miracle At Big Bear Lake | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:14

Elliott and Peter begin their audible Hallmark film about coincidences, miracles, and mysteries.

 34 - We Lost The Lotto | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:22

In an episode about floating mugs, ominous doctors, and lotto tickets, Pete and Elliott discuss the fantasies that sustain us and the fantasies that harm us. And what they’d do if they had a ton of cash. Support the podcast with YOUR cold hard cash by getting some wine at - get $25 off your first order! It’s delicious! Anyway, enjoy!

 33 - The Gazebo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:11

Elliott and Peter discuss symbolic death, self-sabotage, and how to catfish children. Following a spat of online humiliation from Ethan and Hila Klein at H3H3, Elliott and Peter dive in head-first. It’s an excellent, uncomfortable, embarrassing, great episode! As always, feel free to subscribe to this podcast on iTunes and leave us a loving review, and don’t forget to check out our recent live episode, where we took over an old Baptist church to discuss castration, obviously.

 32 - The Fundamentalists LIVE: Castrations and Questions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:37

This weeks eye watering episode was recorded live in LA. It revolves around the themes of dissatisfaction, loss, and grace, and how these are all connected to castration.

 31 - Driving Peter Mad | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:01

In the third and final episode on evolutionary psychology, Peter continues to try to convince Elliott that he’s wrong. Little does Peter know that Elliott can’t be convinced of something that doesn’t make any stinkin’ sense. Be sure to listen to the last two episodes first!

 30 - The Animal Who Went Insane | Evolutionary Psychology, Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:45

Peter and Elliott continue their discussion on evolutionary psychology and how it fails to explain human nature. Peter makes a compelling case, but that’s no match for Elliott being confused. Be sure to listen to last week’s episode first!

 29 - The Perverse Instinct | Evolutionary Psychology, Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:29

The boys set off on the first in a three part odyssey into the world of evolutionary psychology. Elliott pushes Peter to clarify why he is opposed to it and why he thinks creationism has more to say than we might think.

 28 - Malcolm Gladwell Is Wrong | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:14

Comedy is a fun subject for anyone, but it’s even more funner for Peter and Elliott, who dive into the idea of comedy and why Malcolm Gladwell might just be wrong on this one. This Wednesday is the first-ever LIVE fundamentalists, so grab tickets at and support the podcast by drinking your sorrows away at Enjoy!

 27 - Hopelessness Turned Up To 11 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:03

Illness: Peter and Elliott discuss what it is to get sick, and just what Nietzsche was talking about when he said what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. To see The Fundamentalists LIVE on 8/29, go to, and to enjoy the podcast from afar with some new wine, go to See ya next week!


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