JW Forwardcast
23: Running! With Covert Fade and Martin Haugh

23: Running! With Covert Fade and Martin Haugh

March 19, 2020

The Forwardcast gets it's first return guest: Martin Haugh! We talk about keeping fit, running, and the new non-profit organisation Martin is setting up; The Freedom Project. 

Check out the Freedom Project here

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22 - A Very Uncultured Christmas.

22 - A Very Uncultured Christmas.

December 24, 2019

As the snow swirls in, and Santa attempts to break into Covert Fade's house and judge his life choices to pronounce him naughty or nice, Covert calls upon three friends from an alternate dimension to give tips for exJW's on how to adapt to this new and strange custom of celebrating Christmas... 

 

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On iTunes here 

On Youtube here

On Podbean here

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21: Overcoming Shunning and Debt - With Covert Fade and Michael Shemwell

21: Overcoming Shunning and Debt - With Covert Fade and Michael Shemwell

October 25, 2019

In this episode Covert Fade chats with podcaster and life coach Michael Shemwell. 

We talk about his podcast shows Shunned and This JW Life, about how to cope with being shunned by loved ones, and also discuss the strategies he used to overcome serious debt that he and his wife had accumulated.

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Follow Michael Shemwell on twitter @shunnedpodcast

Check out Michael's website https://shunnedpodcast.com

Check out the Shunned Podcast on iTunes: Shunned

Check out This JW Life Podcast on iTunes: ThisJWlife

Check out Michael's youtube channel here: Shunned

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20: Love, Dating and Buffy the Vampire Slayer - With Covert Fade and Jeremy Howell

20: Love, Dating and Buffy the Vampire Slayer - With Covert Fade and Jeremy Howell

August 16, 2019

In this episode Covert Fade chats with fellow Uncultured podcaster Jeremy Howell AKA Mentally Diseased on Youtube and Twitter.

We talk about his experiences in the gay dating scene after leaving the JW religion, and advice for gay and straight exJWs on how to start dating like a real person who no longer needs a Watchtower chaperone. We also discuss culture and books, and learn how Buffy The Vampire Slayer got Jeremy through a rough part of life. 

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Follow Jeremy Howell on twitter @mentallydzd

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Check out the Uncultured Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-uncultured-podcast/id1475075439

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19: One ForwardCast In The Rave - With Covert Fade and Alexander Rhodes

19: One ForwardCast In The Rave - With Covert Fade and Alexander Rhodes

July 11, 2019

In this episode Covert Fade chats with Alexander Rhodes, AKA Sean Holland about his play One Foot In The Rave.

We talk about he took the turbulent events that surrounded his leaving behind the JW life, and turn them into an award winning one-man show which is currently touring the UK. We also discuss art, mental health, meditation, how to get into performing art, and more! 

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Follow Alexander Rhodes on twitter @JoinedUpPoetry

Visit Alexander Rhodes website at www.alexanderrhodes.me.uk

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18: Covert Activism - With Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire

18: Covert Activism - With Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire

June 26, 2019

In this episode, Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire answer two different listener questions...

...which are the same question.

Confused? You will be. But hopefully the end result is interesting and useful.

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Find Alice at her website https://alicecheshirecoaching.wordpress.com

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17 : It’s Okay To Ask For What You Want - With Covert Fade and Chloe Leon

17 : It’s Okay To Ask For What You Want - With Covert Fade and Chloe Leon

May 20, 2019

In this episode, Covert Fade interviews fellow JW Survey team member Chloe Leon about her experiences overcoming domestic violence, kick-starting her career after she left the JW's behind, how it's okay to ask for what you want...and joining the circus!

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Follow Chloe Leon on twitter @chlooable 

Watch Chloe's interview on the exJW Fifth channel here

Read Chloe's blog at https://www.chloelearns.com

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16: 9 Tips for Healthy Boundaries - With Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire

16: 9 Tips for Healthy Boundaries - With Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire

May 1, 2019

In this episode, Alice Cheshire and Covert Fade discuss how JW indoctrination installs an unhealthy and toxic view towards interpersonal boundaries, and discuss 9 tips to help repair that damage.

Also Covert quotes passages from fantasy novels, and Alice updates the classic "Do unto others" mantra with a slightly more 21st century and colourful turn of phrase...

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15: Q&A - Fading Motivation - With Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire

15: Q&A - Fading Motivation - With Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire

April 16, 2019

In this episode of the show, Covert and Alice answer a question from a listener who is trying to get motivated to fade from the organisation. What are some ways to fire yourself up to attempt something significant or life-changing? Alice has some suggestions!

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14: Life, the Universe, and Everything - With Covert Fade and Jon Leger

14: Life, the Universe, and Everything - With Covert Fade and Jon Leger

March 29, 2019

In this episode, Covert Fade and Jon Leger discuss a vast range of topics including:

  • Do JW's actually teach what's in the Bible?
  • How to raise a child when the other parent is a strict JW
  • How to get into activism
  • How to overcome a fear of death once you realise the JW doctrine of living forever isn't true.
  • The nature of the universe and human consciousness.
  • Why cough syrup enhances a philosophical conversation.
  • And more!

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Follow Beth Leger on twitter @stoptheshunning

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Amazon links to the books discussed in this episode:

Pete Enns: The Bible Tells Me So https://amzn.to/2FasjWZ

Rob Bell: Love Wins https://amzn.to/2TJI0hY

Mike Mchargue: Finding God in the Waves  https://amzn.to/2F7m3zj

Robert Lanza: Bio centrism https://amzn.to/2F7lVQl

Robert Lanza Beyond Bio Centrism https://amzn.to/2FhAUIE

Steve Pinker: The Better Angels of Our Nature https://amzn.to/2Y116yJ

Douglas Adams: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy https://amzn.to/2Y3qpQB

Robert Wright: Why Buddhism is True https://amzn.to/2FgErav

Max Tegmark: Life 3.0 https://amzn.to/2FhimbB

William Von Hippel: The Social Leap https://amzn.to/2HncShT

 

Other Links

The Sam Harris / Max Tegmark Podcast Episode: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/94-the-future-of-intelligence/id733163012?i=1000391606538&mt=2

Crash Course Philosophy with Hank Green https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcourse

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