This week on Unorthodox: We can’t stop talking about the Republican National Convention.

Our Jewish guest is Catie Lazarus, host of Employee of the Month, a monthly live talk show at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater and podcast, for which she’s interviewed Bette Midler, Jon Stewart, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. She tells us how she found her dream job as a live interviewer and about the time she went to Park Slope to hawk truly local milk: breast milk.

Our Gentile of the Week is Scott Jones, lead pastor at Ascension Church and the host of Mockingcast, the podcast of the online magazine Mockingbird (he calls the show a “Christian version of Unorthodox”). Over a sacrament of pizza-flavored Goldfish and whiskey, he tells us how a fundamentalist Christian friend from childhood with a really good curveball led him to Jesus and asks about the most Jewish cocktail (Manischewitz fizz).

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