Recent Episodes

A Blue Collar Man with Lamar Woods

March 26, 2023

John the Baptismal Cleaner (Lamar Woods, XOXO Gossip Guys pod) has waters that run deep and wide. IG:@prophmatic -- SHOW INFORMATION Mega HQ Get ad free + bonus content with MEGA PREMIUM Support Us on Patreon Instagram: @Meg…

Doing Life Together! “How To Witness To A.I.”

March 19, 2023

Halle and Gray make Bible stories modern and Day leaves the church. This episode is sponsored by June's Journey! Uncover new secrets or start your investigation today and download June's Journey! Available on Android and iOS…

Bonus Episode! Awesome Pod Tour (Live Recording, Nashville)

March 15, 2023

Enjoy this sample of our live show in Nashville. Subscribe on Patreon or Mega Premium for the full thing. Featuring: Kevin James Thornton, Sara Jarosz, Jeff Picker, Scott Elam. -- SHOW INFORMATION Mega HQ Get ad free + bonus…

The Leviathan Can't Be Tamed with Sarah Shockey

March 12, 2023

Cheryl Jockey (Sarah Shockey, Marty & Sarah Love Wrestling) trains singers to move and rocks to sing. @sarahjoyshockey -- SHOW INFORMATION Mega HQ Get ad free + bonus content with MEGA PREMIUM Support Us on Patreon Instagram…

A Brand New Day with Hemant Mehta

March 5, 2023

Day Labont (Holly Laurent) hijacks the podcast to talk to The Friendly Atheist, podcaster and thinker Hemant Mehta Hemant Mehta: @hemantmehta This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Visit today to g…

Bonus Episode! Backfiring Squad with Ross Bryant

March 2, 2023

Rusty Brent (Ross Bryant, Glass Cannon podcast) returns as head of security to fill us in on the church parking lot shoot out. Ross Bryant: @rossbryant -- SHOW INFORMATION Mega HQ Get ad free + bonus content with MEGA PREMIU…

About the Hosts

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Holly Laurent

is the creator and cohost of MEGA, and co-host and producer of It's a Wonderful Lie (audiochuck).

Formerly, Holly was a featured contributor and writer on the nationally syndicated radio variety show Live From Here (NPR) and the Onion News Network. She is an alumnus of the Second City main stage in Chicago where she wrote and performed three critically acclaimed revues. She toured with the Second City national touring company and was a featured performer at the TBS Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. Holly holds an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College and is a founding member of the longstanding improv group The Reckoning.

Her film and television credits include A.P. Bio (NBC), All Rise (CBS All Access), Tacoma FD (truTV), Drunk History (Comedy Central), Food: The Source of Life (Adult Swim), Key & Peele (Comedy Central), Barely Famous (VH1), Funny or Die: Exclusives and The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS).

Holly’s film Brought to You by Satan, which she wrote and directed, premiered in festivals in 2020. Her writing has been featured in Defenestration Magazine and Mayday Magazine. Her essay, Villain, was Nominated for a 2021 Pushcart Prize.

Holly is represented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners.

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Greg Hess

is a writer and performer in Los Angeles.

He is a founding member of critically acclaimed ensembles Cook County Social Club and the Improvised Shakespeare Company, and performs regularly at the Upright Citizen's Brigade and Largo at the Coronet.

Greg has developed original pilots for Showtime, Pop, Warner Bros., Adult Swim, and Comedy Central. His humor writing has been published in the New Yorker Shouts & Murmurs, and the American Bystander. He is a former writer and performer on the nationally syndicated public radio show Live From Here (APM).

Film/TV credits include: Yesterday (Dir. Danny Boyle), Playing House (USA), Adam Ruins Everything (Tru), Key & Peele (Comedy Central), Tacoma FD (Tru), LA to Vegas (Fox), and Food the Source of Life (Adult Swim) which he created.

He cohosts and produces It’s a Wonderful Lie which reached #1 on the iTunes Comedy charts.

Makenzie Mizell


Makenzie Mizell (rhymes with “gazelle”) is a freelance podcast producer and the founder & CEO of Period Podcast Network, a feminist collective.