The Jennifer Fulwiler Show (general)

Jen's guest Leticia Ochoa Adams talks about her conversion from fighting and gangs to Catholicism. After revealing their mutual love of rap music, they look at the rise in popularity of rap and the movie Straight Outta Compton with middle/upper-class young adults. They then discuss the longing of the human heart and the need for intimacy as seen in shows such as Breaking Bad and The Kardashians.

Direct download: 2015-08-09-Leticia-Adams.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

John and Kathy Tucker talk with Jen about their fascinating story of how they ended up in Cambodia helping HIV+ orphans. Jen discusses the spiritual journey that lead them to creating their organization, New Hope for Cambodian Children, along with all the work they do to provide the best outcomes for these children. She asks them for advice about how each one of us can be more courages when God calls us to do big things in our own lives.

Direct download: 2015-08-09-John-and-Kathy-Tucker.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

After Ronda Rousey's impressive performance to win the UFC 190, Jen discusses with callers whether this glorification of women cage fighting is in line with the Catholic view of femininity. Jen argues that women's bodies are created differently and, therefore, deserve a higher level of respect and protection - but some callers disagree.

Direct download: 2015-08-06-RondaRousey.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am CDT

Jen discusses the recent archaeological find that suggest there may have been secret Catholics at the Jamestown settlement. She then looks at how technology has changed the way children experience summer vacation. Although kids may be spending less time outside, she argues that electronics shouldn't be making parents feel guilty. Rather, we should appreciate the technological advances that make it easier to go to new places and have new experiences as a family.

Direct download: 2015-07-30-SummerVacation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:06pm CDT

Jen comments on the viral video by Always meant to knockdown stereotypes of women. She points out the inconsistencies in the culture’s views and expectations of women and men. Jen finishes by offering a better solution to supporting and advancing girls in society.

Direct download: 2015-07-23-Always.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

In the opening segment of her show, Jen describes the amazing weekend she had at the 2015 Edel Gathering, a Catholic women's conference that she hosts. She also plays a clip of Kelly Mantoan, homeschooling mom of 5, rapping during the karaoke party. Jen then gives her take on the probe to Pluto carrying the ashes of the once-plant's discoverer, Clyde Tombaugh. She argues that this symbolic act shows a subconscious understanding of the sacredness of the person.

Direct download: 2015-07-16-Pluto.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30am CDT

 

Jennifer Fulwiler has a powerful interview with Patrick Madrid in which they discuss the difficulties of sharing the Catholic viewpoint on gay marriage amidst rampant confusion in the culture. Patrick makes thought-provoking points about the real cause of the cultural confusion, and points to the rise of an era of hedonism. 

Direct download: 2015-07-02-patrick-madrid.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:39pm CDT

 

In the opening segment of her show, Jen discusses the Kardashian designer baby. She also reveals that the Pope was inspired by One Direction to create a fragrance, and plays an ad for his new cologne: Eau de Sheep.

Direct download: 2015-06-26-kardashian-designer-baby.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:21am CDT

 

Jeannie Gaffigan returns to the Jennifer Fulwiler Show for another candid interview. Jeannie shares moving personal stories about the challenges the Gaffigan family faced just as Jim's career was taking off, and the moment that they looked at one another and said, "We can't do this." As inspiring as it is insightful, this is a must-hear chat.

And be sure to check out the Jim Gaffigan Show, which premiers this summer on TVLand! More info at JimGaffigan.com.

Direct download: 2015-05-28-jeannie-gaffigan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:55pm CDT

 

In the opening segment of her radio show, Jen shares audio from an ill-fated trip trip to the grocery store with her kids. Pope Francis recently mentioned the Canticle of the Sun, which praises Brother Sun and Sister Moon, and Jen takes the opportunity to share her disdain for Sister Downpour and Brother Hail. She also plays a humorous Father's Day movie trailer, and talks about putting a woman on the $10 bill.

Direct download: 2015-06-18-fathers-day.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:29pm CDT