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Welcome to "We’re Just Talking About It" (WJTA)

Islam 101: for non-Muslims...

This is an informal conversation about Islam and Muslim cultures.  It's the conversation America should have started on 12 September 2001.  

We talk about everything.  Send us your questions:

We talk to people from every Muslim culture...send us an email if you want to be on our show.

The host of “We’re Just Talking About It” is Major (retired) Jason Criss Howk. He is the author of a double award winning Modern English Qur'an interpretation and speaks nationally about Islam. He holds a masters in Middle East studies, is a Malone Fellow in Arab and Islamic Studies, studied Dari and Arabic, and teaches introduction to Islam courses at numerous institutions.

Your producer and co-host is Hollie Fleck owner of Candid Light Films. She has a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She is an Emmy-award winning television news reporter and now runs her own video company. Hollie is curious by nature and always asking questions in hopes of learning and understanding the world we live in. 


Jul 27, 2018

In episode #6 of WJTA, we take a deep dive in to observations that host, Jason, has made while living and spending time in Muslim majority countries.

A few observations we discuss are:

  • The kindness between strangers
  • The high regard for cleanliness
  • You can be sober but still joyful
  • Prayer should be humble
  • Education is...

Jul 13, 2018

In episode 5 of We're Just Talking About It, we take a deeper look at what it's like for women in Muslim cultures.

From having a guardian, to wearing a head dress to social media and going to college-- we talk about it all.