The Electric Waffle

with Katie Prejean & Tommy McGrady

About the show

Katie Prejean & Tommy McGrady, a married couple in their 30's, living in Louisiana, explore things happening in the culture, talk about their Catholic faith and ways to grow closer to Jesus, all while making references to their two favorite TV shows, "The Office" and "Parks and Recreation" and plenty of other shows, movies, songs, and things in the zeitgeist. Join them on their back porch as conversational chaos, and a lot of laughs, ensue.

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Episodes

  • Episode 10: Are You Better Off?

    August 23rd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 57 secs

    Well...we've reached the end. This is the last episode of Season 1 of The Electric Waffle. So the question is: Are you better off after listening to a married couple in Louisiana waffle around topics, big and small?

    Don't answer that...Unless the answer is "yes," in which case, please, let us know...

  • The Current Crisis

    August 23rd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 43 secs

    Katie & Tommy discuss the McCarrick scandal, the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report, and their reactions to the sex abuse crisis the Church seems to be facing, once again.

  • Episode 9: Little Hydration Packs

    August 10th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  58 mins 4 secs

    Katie & Tommy unpack the summer of ministry, which included events across the U.S. and Canada, giving them each a unique perspective on how we can sometimes fall into the trap of becoming a Church of "mountaintop moments" and forget to walk through the valley with Jesus. Also, they do a lot of Michael Cain impressions.

  • Episode 8: That's What She Said

    July 26th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 32 secs

    Katie & Tommy discuss Marian devotion, the significance of Mary in their own lives, and how to more actively engage with Our Lady - the Mother of God, Mother of the Church, and Mother to each of us - and know what she's said.

  • Episode 7: Webster's Dictionary Defines Friend...

    July 19th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 10 secs

    Katie is an introvert. Tommy is an extrovert. Katie likes to read books in a quiet room. Tommy likes to meet every person at a party. But somehow, even in their remarkable differences (especially when it comes to socializing), they have a lot of the same ideas when it comes to how to make friends, how to be a good friend, and how to discern who in is a good friend to you.

  • Episode 6: I like to be liked

    July 12th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 20 secs

    The Litany of Humility is a prayer that will sucker punch you in the gut...and that's precisely why we should probably all be praying it all the time.

  • Episode 5: Date Mike, Nice to Meet Me

    July 4th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 8 secs

    When you play the dating game, you either win or you die. At least, that's what it seems like in the current culture, and that's not necessarily always a good thing, especially if you're a faithful Catholic striving for heaven. So what's a guy or girl to do? Katie & Tommy, a young married couple, offer "10 principles of good dating & healthy relationships" to ensure that casual dating is fun & life-giving and that intimate, exclusive romantic relationships are healthy & holy.

  • Episode 4: Treat Yo Self

    June 27th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 25 secs
    balance, busy, donna, family life, getting things done by david allen, half ass, holy, leslie, parks and rec, prayer, ron, tom, treat yo self

    Busyness does not equal holiness, and in a culture that seems to value the full calendar over the balanced life, we're all forgetting to "treat yo self" at times.

  • Episode 3: Erase All Pictures of Ron

    June 20th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 41 secs
    catholic twitter, catholicism, culture, facebook, faith, instagram, instant messaging, larry david, michael scott, myspace, parks & rec, ron swanson, sims, snapchat, social media, steubenville youth conferences, the office, tom haverford, twitter

    Social media is the junk food of the soul, and just like the Big Mac, Chick-Fil-A nuggets, or a big gulp soda, for some reason, we can't seem to stop consuming it. Also, follow us on Twitter @katieprejean.

  • Episode 2: Identity Theft is Not a Joke

    June 13th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 29 secs
    catholic, catholicism, culture, dwight schrute, faith, family, identity, identity crafting, identity crisis, jim halpert, michael scott, parks & rec, ron swanson, st. irenaeus, the office

    Katie & Tommy discuss the identity crisis we all face and ask the question "What really forms our identity?" Spoiler Alert: Jesus.

  • Episode 1: Threat Level Midnight

    June 6th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  20 mins 33 secs
    catholic, catholicism, culture, faith, family, goals, leslie knope, marriage, michael scott, parks and rec, pope francis, ron swanson, the office, threat level midnight, waffles

    Katie & Tommy explain why they're doing a podcast, even though the world is kind of already overloaded with podcasts...