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Your user's guide to life on the outside. Leaving religion is the first step into a larger, better world. But it can also be a scary world. Things work differently now. Never fear: that's why we’re here! We're your audio uncles, and with help from good friends and experts in all sorts of fields, we're going to share the stories and seek the knowledge we all need for building a great life! After all, you only get one (that we know of), so you'd better make the most of it!

Your user's guide to life on the outside. Leaving religion is the first step into a larger, better world. But it can also be a scary world. Things work differently now. Never fear: that's why we’re here! We're your audio uncles, and with help from good friends and experts in all sorts of fields, we're going to share the stories and seek the knowledge we all need for building a great life! After all, you only get one (that we know of), so you'd better make the most of it!

Location:

United States

Description:

Your user's guide to life on the outside. Leaving religion is the first step into a larger, better world. But it can also be a scary world. Things work differently now. Never fear: that's why we’re here! We're your audio uncles, and with help from good friends and experts in all sorts of fields, we're going to share the stories and seek the knowledge we all need for building a great life! After all, you only get one (that we know of), so you'd better make the most of it!

Language:

English


Episodes

Gimme Some Skin - 175

1/27/2021
This week! Uncle Dan makes the Book of Mormon seem kinda dumb with 3rd Nephi part 1, Uncle Mark thinks the story of Saint Bartholomew the Apostle should be rated R, and Uncle Doug does a Q with no A with Heretics in the news!

Duration:01:21:55

Queen of Heaven - 174

1/20/2021
This week! Uncle Mark traces some insurrectionist DNA back to the Mormon Council of 50, Uncle Doug stinks up the place with Moxibustion, and Uncle Dan introduces us to Mrs. God with the Queen of Heaven!

Duration:01:14:09

Mom, is that you? - 173

1/13/2021
This week! Uncle Mark says ass a lot with Balaam's Ass, Uncle Dan talks about your mom with Heavenly Mother, and Uncle Doug challenges us to find common cause in uncommon times!

Duration:01:33:00

Super Duper Spreader - 172

1/6/2021
This week! Uncle Mark explores maybe too much alien life with Panspermia, Uncle Dan concludes that church music might be a bad thing, and Uncle Doug shows us bloody mercy by concluding the Book of Joshua!

Duration:01:07:40

UFOH? - 171

12/30/2020
This week! Uncle Mark spins off into silly space with UFO cults, Uncle Dan gazes into your eyes for cult recruitment, and Uncle lets loose torrents of blood with Joshua part 1.

Duration:01:32:25

Choose the Right - 170

12/23/2020
This week! Uncle Dan continues his exploration of spirituality and the brain with chemical enhancements, Uncle Doug gets his wings with It's a Wonderful Life, and Uncle Mark thinks Mormonism might have a serious problem on its right.

Duration:01:22:00

Superdope - 169

12/16/2020
This week! Uncle Doug examines a marginal Mormon menace with Superdell Schanze, Uncle Mark marvels over miracles and machetes with St. Peter of Verona and Uncle Dan discusses profound spiritual experiences and Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.

Duration:01:20:26

Three Unwise Men - 168

12/9/2020
This week! Uncle Dan wonders about the point of 3 weird dudes with the Magi, Uncle Doug "Discovers" something some people have known about for thousands of years, and we discuss the horror of the BYU "conversion therapy" program (CONTENT WARNING!)

Duration:01:23:14

#NoThanks - 167

12/2/2020
This week, Uncle Mark leads police to a body of bullshit with psychic detectives, Uncle Dan introduces us to the Aristocracy of Hell, and Uncle Doug finds yet another religious leader offering less than nothing for what ails us.

Duration:01:17:31

Evil Problems - 166

11/25/2020
This week! Uncle Mark introduces us to a liar for laughs with Mike Warnke, Uncle Doug wonders if Evil is a problem with theodicy, and Uncle Dan asks our friend Eli Bosnick about our dumb brains.

Duration:01:20:17

The Ends of the World - 165

11/18/2020
This week! Uncle Mark lists the apocalypses that weren't, Uncle Dan tries to take your money with NLP, and Uncle Doug examines a life without meaning in Ecclesiastes.

Duration:01:17:58

The Big Factory - 164

11/11/2020
This week! Special guest Audio-Auntie Lauren O'Neal joins us to blab about the beasts of the Bible, Uncle Dan shows us that knowing nothing has a long tradition in America, and Mitch Shira joins us to give some horrible old men what they richly deserve! Find our special Guest Auntie Lauren O'Neal on Twitter @laureneoneal and you can pick a copy of the excellent anthology Empty the Pews that she coedited with our friend @C_Stroop and why not submit an essay of your own for their second here:...

Duration:01:18:32

Uncle Frank! - 163

11/4/2020
This week! Uncle Mark shows us the inky horrors of Jack Chick, special guest Uncle Frank talks about teen suicide issues in Utah, and Uncle Dan ponders whether to kid or not to kid!

Duration:01:32:38

The Pain of Purity - 162

10/28/2020
This week! Uncle Doug takes a much-needed break, Uncle Dan fulminates on the foundations of faith, and we're joined by purity culture expert Linda Kay Klein!

Duration:01:20:30

Strangers with Candy - 161

10/21/2020
This week! Uncle Mark says we should chill out about the Halloween Candy Panic, Uncle Dan introduces us to the OG witch Ursula Soothtell, and Uncle Doug wants more atheists in office!

Duration:01:30:02

Spooky Bible - 160

10/14/2020
This week! Uncle Doug tries to describe Biblically accurate angels and fails, Uncle Mark puts you to sleep in the twinkling of an eye with Mormon Conference culture, and Uncle Dan scares the children by reading directly from the Bible!

Duration:01:15:30

Jay's Journal - 159

10/7/2020
This week! Uncle Mark reports on yet another work of Mormon fiction posing as something else with Jay's Journal, Uncle Doug dusts off Mormon Bolshevism with the United Order and Uncle Dan freaks us out with the People of Praise!

Duration:01:21:08

We're doin' it Live(ish)!! - 158

9/30/2020
This week we celebrate 3 wasted years of our podcast with a live Zoom audience of global Heretics, play a game, look in the mirror and take questions!

Duration:01:18:26

Wicked Weather - 157

9/23/2020
This week! Uncle Mark questions Pat Roberston's skills as a weatherman, Uncle Dan copies a copy of a copy with St. Dominic, and Uncle Doug needs a handyman to help him fox his broken shelf!

Duration:01:15:50

Heavenly Kingdom - 156

9/16/2020
This week! Uncle Mark argues for easier standardized testing with the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, Uncle Doug fails to make gold with Alchemy, and relationship consultant Tanya Jarvik joins us to talk about upping the ante!

Duration:01:16:50