Fishing with Dynamite: An Explosively Catholic Podcast

Two guys trying to live the Catholic life in modern America. We talk about faith, history, science, culture, and other extraneous nonsense.
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Apr 25, 2017

Temptations abound! What do we do about them? 

A discussion on the Temptation of Christ and how it relates to our life. Also, people who are giving concertina lessons or know how to yodel should email us. 

Apr 19, 2017

NET Team 2 joins us to tell stories about their life on the road as missionaries to young people with NET Ministries USA!

Check out more about their work at: 

Apr 13, 2017

Our first ever live podcast, recorded at St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town, WV. 

We hosted the Sunday Night Soup and Scripture, discussing the significance of the Entry into Jerusalem that we celebrate on Palm Sunday! 

Apr 5, 2017

Fr. James DeViese talks about feminism, liturgy, confession, and the importance of wearing red suspenders! 

Check out his blog at

Mar 29, 2017

Where do all the words come from? In this episode, we build a fort of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and thesauruses, and go find out! 

Mar 21, 2017

St. Joseph, and all the cool things about him! 

Thanks to the Catholic Education Resource Center and Those Catholic Men. Our ending is a little unusual because of a technical problem, but as always, FWD is a production of Radioheart Media, produced in Wild, Wonderful West Virginia! 

Mar 13, 2017

Eucharistic miracles, Johnny Carson, and living the Christian life all rolled together in this conversation with living historian Rick Garland of O Be Joyfull Historical Tours and Entertainment. 

Music for this episode was provided by The Tudor Consort and The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps. 

Feb 28, 2017


Or more the point, nobody UNDERSTANDS the Spanish Inquisition. Let's figure it out. 


Feb 7, 2017

Deacon James Munuhe on life as a deacon, Kenya, and having a personal relationship with Jesus. 

Jan 23, 2017

Pastoral Associate for Music and Liturgy at St. James, Mr. Gary Penkala, comes on the podcast! He is instantly named best FWD guest of the year! 

Thank you to CanticaNOVA Publications, Corpus Christi Watershed, and the Graduale Project for providing music for this podcast. 

Jan 16, 2017

So, there are many religions. How do we deal with that? 

Also, Paul's football preferences and Mark's ill-fated hamster. 

Jan 8, 2017

Our Confirmation Special! 

Featuring Paul's first ever confirmation candidate! 

Dec 19, 2016

Nationally-renowned youth minister and speaker Scott M. Anthony graces us with his presence. 

It gets real.

Dec 12, 2016

What does it mean to honor the Sabbath? 

Paul talks about his day in the beginning. If you're a get-down-business sort, you can skip to around the 11 minute mark for the real discussion. 

Dec 5, 2016

Who was John the Baptist? 

Also, Warheads Jelly Beans and a certain professional wrestler...

Nov 28, 2016


What's the deal with Advent? 

Mark, Paul B, and Paul E discuss this from geosynchronous orbit. 

Nov 20, 2016

Paul and Mark discuss a parable. And Doctor Strange. 

Nov 14, 2016

Fr. Eric Hall shares his vocation story. 

FWD Political Correspondent Nick Chancey gives the breakdown on the recent election and resulting furor. 

Nov 7, 2016

Paul pitches his new restaurant idea: What's for Dinner? 

A discussion on why people leave the Church. And what to do about it. 

Oct 31, 2016

What does a Renaissance composer have to teach us about life, music, and Christian friendship? As it turns out, a lot. 

Also, a wine tasting. 

Musical selections are from: 

  • "Missa Papae Marcelli: Kyrie" by The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
  • "Missa Papae Marcelli: Gloria" by The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
  • "Palestrina: Alma Redemptoris Mater - Ed. J. Dixon" by Julian Podger
Oct 23, 2016

How should Catholics vote? Also, a candid review of Airheads Extreme candy. 

Oct 16, 2016

Adventures in missionary service deep in the heart of West Virginia. 

Also, our first media review: the Jim Gaffigan Show! 

Oct 9, 2016

Mark and Paul interview Fr. William Ryan, of Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission in Togo, West Africa on life as a missionary. 

Also, our best ending EVER. 

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