Josiah Hesse is an author and journalist from Denver, Colorado, whose new novel about evangelicals, Carnality: Sebastian Phoenix and the Dark Star, is now available on Suspect Press.
'He Was a Sexual Predator' Says Director of New Michael Jackson Doc
Dan Reed, director of 'Leaving Neverland,' spoke to us about his new film, which details allegations of sexual misconduct against the king of pop.
Growing Up Evangelical Ruined Sex for Me
In her new memoir, Linda Kay Klein writes about escaping Evangelical purity culture, and its lasting influence on her life as an adult.
Can a $50 Million Funhouse Save Denver's DIY Art Scene?
Residents of the city seem cautiously optimistic about Meow Wolf's plan to open a new art space in a low-income neighborhood.
I Spent 24 Hours Watching Christian Infomercials
Jim Bakker was once the biggest name in televangelism. Now he spends his days selling survival supplies through an online Christian shopping channel. I spent an entire day watching it.
What Charles Manson Had in Common with the Alt-Right
Besides fear of black people and anxiety about the collapse of the white race, Manson and the modern far-right also shared fantasies about the future.
Evangelical Hell Houses Are Waking Nightmares
For an ex-vangelical, returning to the fire-and-brimstone attractions can open up old wounds and offer insight into the frightening political vision of the Christian movement.
Billy Graham's Grandson Says Protestants Abuse Kids Just Like Catholics
Basyle "Boz" Tchividjian is shining a spotlight on the sexual abuse of children in Protestant churches—a scandal he says may be larger than that of the Catholic Church.
Cops Accuse Christian Commune of Abusing and Raping Children
The Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps is known for its militaristic brand of religion. This week, cops accused key leaders of horrific acts, including some that resulted in a child's death.
Exorcisms Are Not a Substitute for Healthcare
Go see a doctor, not an exorcist.
You Have No Free Will
According to neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky, all of our actions can be attributed to our biology.
Clown with Bladed Gloves Murders Man and Escapes on Scooter, Cops Say
It all went down in the parking lot of a Torchy's Tacos in Denver.
Needing Proof to Believe in Jesus Means You Have No Faith
The new film 'The Case for Christ' presents a half-baked 'investigation' of Jesus's resurrection myth.