Ask an Atheist
Dan and Becky delve into a grab bag of news and emails about interesting people with Sam. Sadly, none of them are Dudley Moore.
Witness No More
This week, our guest Patricia shares her continuing journey away from being a Jehovah’s Witness, culminating with the painful unexpected death of her father. Additionally joining Sam in the Studio are Becky and Bridget.
Back In Seattle Again
After nearly four years away, Ask an Atheist makes its triumphant return to the airwaves in Seattle. Sam, Dan, and Becky discuss some news and and answer emails, and introduce the show and some ideas behind atheism to new potential listeners.
Mars Hill 2: Cult Boogaloo
Sam, Dave, and Becky react to last week's interview with ex-Mars Hill member Andrew Lamb, and get some insight from Stephanie Drury on the Church.
(Cast) Out for Love
This week, Ask an Atheist begins a long conversation about one of the most infamous cults of the Pacific Northwest: Mars Hill Church. We had an interview with Andrew Lamb, who’s story prompted us to change our entire plan.
Streamathon THIS WEEKEND!
Will you be joining us online starting Saturday at noon PDT for our Streamathon fundraiser?? The cast and crew is now considering requests! (This is the audio of a YouTube video. Just like old times.) From: Saturday, September 20th @ 12:00PM Until:...
This week, Dave Brouillette and Roslyn Townsend join Sam as we talk about routers and the shaming thereof, bigotry, football, and furniture.
Back To School
You might not have known that Ask an Atheist has a lot of educators around. This week, we ask Becky, Bridget, and Carol about the intersection of education, religion, and atheism.
XL: Of Ebola and Woo
Sam and Becky turn to Dan to debunk some of the beliefs and suppositions–both pernicious and ridiculous–about the ebola virus. Also included is important information regarding the future of “Ask an Atheist.”
Florida and Elsewhere
Sam, Becky, and Wes talk to Joseph Richardson from the Central Florida Freethought Community about Brevard County.
Exhausted in Tacoma
Sam regales us with tales from last week at Camp Quest, interviews Amanda Novotny about her secular invocation, and cover some news and emails with Dave and Bob.
Plague of Psychic Homophones
Sam and Becky welcome Roslyn to the show to talk linguistics, prayer, psychics, disease, and more. There are show notes.
Sam and the crew talk with Teresa MacBain about the Clergy Project, the pulpit, and the future.
McCune 2: Regaling Ridiculous Representation
Dave, Becky, and Sam digest the Pierce County Council meeting, where a majority of councilmembers voted to display "In God We Trust" prominently in chambers. (Links below the fold).
McCune 2: Probable Plaque Plagues Pierce
Sam, Becky, and Robert give an update on Robert’s upcoming invocations as a secular celebrant–and then get into the meaty parts of the Pierce County Council’s resolution to prominently display “In God We Trust.” (Links below the fold). Sign an open...
Stealing From Kids
Norm Allen talks about his experience and connection with HALEA, a youth-focused humanist organization in Uganda that was recently burglarized.
Ask an Atheist Experience
NOTE: This post has the fixed audio now. The last copy had broken encoding in it. This week is a trip down memory lane as Sam is joined by Casey Doran, one of the original creators of AaA, and Russell Glasser of The Atheist Experience to talk about...
This week, we talk to Zeke Piestup, the only journalist permitted to hang out with the late Harold Camping in the leadup to his failed May 21st rapture. He is the director of Apocalypse Later, a documentary about late radio preacher Harold Camping,...
The Rise of Corporate Religion
What happens when the Supreme Court is wrong? Do we bring our pitchforks and torches to Washington? Do we head for the hills to bunker up? Do we found Yet Another PAC? Sam, Becca, and Dave endeavor to find out as we interview Edward Tabash of the...
Invasion of the Doppelgangers
In the last episode Mike and Rebecca joined Sam in the studio. This week, it’s Mike and Rebecca. But a different Mike and Rebecca. We’re confused, too. But join us as Becca and Mike catch up on this week in weirdness with Sam.
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