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Ep 457 Mentalist David Gamut

6/17/2018
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Sunday June 17, 2018 David Gamut travels the world doing speaking event where he uses his skills as a mentalist to entertain as well as educate the audience on how to have empathy for one another, and how to have productive conversations with people we disagree with. You can find David on twitter at https://twitter.com/DavidGamut Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davidgamut/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/davidgamut And stay tuned because we plan on having David back again in a...

Duration:00:34:30

Ep 456 A Day of Reason in Minnesota

6/10/2018
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Sunday June 10, 2018 Atheism is Non-Partisan Minnesota Atheists recently hosted a candidate forum for those running for Governor, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Secretary of State, and Attorney General. We invited all candidates to answer the following question at the forum, either themselves or an official campaign representative authorized to speak on their behalf: "How will your personal views on religion be separated from how you administer our secular government?" Our...

Duration:00:34:29

Ep 455 Religious Apocalypse in Cinema

6/3/2018
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Sunday June 3, 2018 This week Hertzey and Joseph are happy to be joined via Skype by freelance writer and podcaster Nathan Dickey who has come on to discuss one of his favorite topics; the portrayal of religious apocalypses in cinema through the years. Nathan hosts the Trolling with Logic and Leap of Doubt podcasts. A Leap of Doubt is a podcast about a lot of things that orbit the central, overarching theme of secular humanism: philosophy, skepticism, atheism, science, feminism, social...

Duration:00:34:22

Ep 454 Once Unspoken

5/27/2018
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Sunday May 27, 2018 We bring Marissa back again this week to discuss her newest book, Once Unspoken, A Series of Monologues From the Previously Unheard as well as discussing her upcoming live show in Chicago, featuring our very own Stephanie Zvan as a guest. Patreon's of Atheists Talk can look forward to Marissa reading 3 of the essay's from her book, one of which was powerful, bringing the whole studio to tears. You can find Marissa at her home page: http://rismccool.com/ on Facebook:...

Duration:00:34:17

Ep 453 Atheists Talk Yells At News

5/20/2018
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Sunday May 20, 2018 This Sunday we're joined by Larry from "Man Yells at News". Larry Yellingman and guest hosts yell at silly news stories and plug things weekly...so we decided we'd do the same. Marissa Alexa Lennex McCool, and Priss Lennex McCool join Herzey and Maddy and extra special guest Larry Yellingman for a one of a kind Atheists Talk. The show goes beyond silly, but we all have a lot of fun, and we hope that you have as much fun listening as we did in recording. You can find...

Duration:00:34:22

Ep 452 Drugs, Religion, and Kids

5/13/2018
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Sunday May 13th 2018 Our guest this week is Michael Moore, an Occupational Therapist from Michigan. We discuss a variety of topics, but focus on secular approaches to the specific healthcare need's of children with diagnoses that can adversely affect a child's ability to learn alongside and participate in the activities of their...

Duration:00:34:26

Ep 451 Leighann Lord

5/6/2018
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Sunday May 6th, 2018 The debate about the appropriate bounds of humor broke out again last weekend with Michelle Wolf's performance at the White House Correspondents Dinner, but it's been heated and ongoing for years if not decades. Who should be the target of jokes? What's off limits, if anything? If we put limits on comedy, will it die a pitiful little death or get stronger? Our guest today is Leighann Lord. She's a stand-up comedian, one of the co-hosts of the StarTalk podcast, and...

Duration:00:34:25

Ep 450 Star Trek

4/29/2018
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Sunday April 29th 2018 Hertzey, Scott, Maddy, and special guest Callie Wright of The Gaytheist Manifesto sit down to take a deep dive and discuss their love of Star Trek. Callie teaches us Klingon and Scott tells us which Star Trek series won a Peabody...and the episode only gets better from there. Patreons of the show get an extra 30 minutes where we continue the Star Trek love. As little as $1 an episode gets you access by visiting https://www.patreon.com/AtheistTalk You can find...

Duration:00:34:21

Ep 449 Focus on the Family

4/22/2018
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Sunday April 22, 2018 Grant Haas sits down with Hertzey and Scott to discuss his time with Focus on the Family. If you enjoyed this show, we'd love to have you come back next week for another fantastic episode. You can catch Atheist Talk live, every Sunday Morning at 9:00am Central on AM 950 KTNF or online at http://www.am950radio.com/listen-live/ Contact us during the show with questions or comments at (952) 946-6205 or contact us anytime via radio@mnatheists.org or tweet us anytime at...

Duration:00:34:25

Ep 448 Grief Beyond Belief

4/8/2018
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April 8, 2018 Rebecca Hensler, founder of Grief Beyond Belief, joins us to discuss the founding, the purpose, and why this is such a needed community for grieving non-believers. Patrons get an extra 30 minutes of content over on the Patron RSS feed...where we will take a hard right and discuss the pros and cons of Instant Pot and delicious recipes. LINKS: Homepage: http://griefbeyondbelief.org/ Grief Beyond Belief Facebook (not closed group):...

Duration:00:34:18

Ep 447 Unicorns, Real or Imaginary? April 1, 2018

4/1/2018
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A rational discussion on the existence of unicorns...because its Easter, April Fools Day, Skeptics Day, and because the argument for unicorns is pretty much the same argument for god. Patrons get an extra 30 minutes of content over on the Patron RSS feed. If you enjoyed this show, we'd love to have you come back next week for another fantastic episode. You can catch Atheist Talk live, every Sunday Morning at 9:00am Central on AM 950 KTNF or online at...

Duration:00:34:17

Ep 446 Secular Women Work, March 26, 2018

3/25/2018
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Sunday March 26, 2018 This week one of our hosts, Stephanie Svan, is switching her role from being a host to being a guest. Stephanie joins us to talk about the upcoming Secular Women Work conference; how you can be a part of it, what you can learn, and how everyone is welcome regardless of their gender. You can find the kickstarter for Secular Women Work here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1033564734/secular-women-work-returns Secular Women Work homepage:...

Duration:00:34:29

Ep 445 Grandmother Fish, March 18, 2018

3/18/2018
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Sunday, March 18, 2018, Episode 445 Hertzey and Maddy are joined by Jonathan Tweet, author of "Grandmother Fish", a children's book on evolution. We also discuss Jonathon is a game developer by day, and so we also touch on his newest game's Clades & Clades Prehistoric. Links Grandmother Fish homepage: http://www.grandmotherfish.com/ Clades & Clades Prehistoric: http://www.grandmotherfish.com/clades/ Find Grandmother Fish on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/grandmotherfish Follow...

Duration:00:34:29

"Secular Soup" Atheists Talk #444, March 11, 2018

3/11/2018
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Sunday March 11th, 2018 Maddy, Hertzey, and Marissa Alexa McCool are joined in studio by Amy Withawhy and joining us by Skype is Ami. Amy and Ami are the cohosts of the Secular Soup podcast, which is quickly becoming one of our favorite podcasts here at Atheist Talk. Patreon donors have access to an extended episode! They described their show as: "Welcome to the Secular Soup podcast! Your hosts are Ami from Texas and Amy from Minnesota, and we’re just two blueberries floating in a bowl...

Duration:00:34:26

"The Atheist Muslim" Atheists Talk #443, March 4, 2018

3/4/2018
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Sunday March 4th, 2018 Author, podcaster, and activist Ali A. Rizvi joins us to discuss his book "The Atheist Muslim, A Journey from Religion to Reason". Ali A. Rizvi is a writer, activist, public speaker, and physician. Ali grew up in Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan, as part of a progressive Muslim family, before he moved permanently to Canada in his twenties. As a physician, he trained in pathology (with fellowship in oncologic pathology) at SUNY Buffalo and the Roswell Park Cancer...

Duration:00:34:21

"Dave Silverman " Atheists Talk #442, February 25, 2018

2/25/2018
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This week we are joined by the President of American Atheists, Dave Silverman. We cover a lot of ground, chatting about the upcoming National Convention March 29th thru April 1st in Oklahoma City, Dave's most recent book "Fighting Gods", and atheism as a force for good in the world. You can find more about the upcoming American Atheists Convention at https://www.atheists.org/convention2018/ Find Dave Silverman's book Fighting Gods: https://www.atheists.org/fightinggod/ Or just learn...

Duration:00:34:25

"Secular Social Justice " Atheists Talk #441, February 18, 2018

2/18/2018
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Secular humanism in the U.S. has a reputation for largely addressing the concerns of middle-class white people. That reputation is currently being challenged by groups across the country but perhaps nowhere more strongly than at the Secular Social Justice conferences. In 2016 in Houston and this year on April 7 in Washington D.C., these conferences bring activists from the margins into the spotlight. As this year's conference describes itself: Secular Social Justice is a platform for...

Duration:00:34:26

"Religious Disdain for the Earth " Atheists Talk #440, February 11, 2018

2/11/2018
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Greg and Lynette discuss the religious right's disdain for science in general, but with a particular emphasis on climate science. Lynette was actually a caller a few months ago, and her call led to her appearance on the show to discuss this topic. It pays to call in :) You can catch Atheist Talk live, every Sunday Morning at 9:00am Central on AM 950 KTNF or online at http://www.am950radio.com/listen-live/ Contact us during the show with questions or comments at (952) 946-6205 or contact...

Duration:00:34:28

"Zachrilege Cast" Atheists Talk #439, February 4, 2018

2/4/2018
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The host, producer, writer, and all around media mogul Zach joins us to discuss his show, laugh with us a lot, and of course we bring up his almost dying thing...because we thoroughly enjoy asking the same questions that everyone else does. Join us on Patreon for an extra 30 minutes of kittens, dark humor, and Zach's favorite curse words. LINKS: Zachrilege YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoHo6xkuJPqq93Ag_2tkrtw Zachrilege Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zachrilegecast You...

Duration:00:34:34

"Sarah Talk" Atheists Talk #438, January 21, 2018

1/21/2018
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Sarah Austin from Sarah Talk joins us to chat about her show, Florida Man, Flat Jesus, and secular invocations. You can Sarah Talk wherever you listen to podcasts. LINKS: Sarah Talk Website: http://www.sarahtalk.com/ Sarah Talk on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SarahTalkRadio You can catch Atheist Talk live, every Sunday Morning at 9:00am Central on AM 950 KTNF or online at http://www.am950radio.com/listen-live/ Contact us during the show with questions or comments at (952)...

Duration:00:43:18