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Firebrand atheists in Utah poking religion with a sharp stick.

Firebrand atheists in Utah poking religion with a sharp stick.
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Firebrand atheists in Utah poking religion with a sharp stick.




223 - Shawn McCraney

We had a great time speaking with never-denominational Christian anarchist Shawn McCraney who joined us in-studio for a discussion about what he believes and why he believes it. Unlike most of our other interviews, the entire discussion is presented unedited (aside from audio enhancements) and without any breaks. Also in this episode: PATREON - White Evangelical support for Trump is at an all-time highPATREON - Republicans aren't fiscally conservativePatreon subscribers get more...


222 - 30 Dollar Make You Holler

We got to record this episode during a pretty great thunderstorm. In fact, you can hear some of it toward the end of the show. Shawn McCraney should be in-studio with us next week. Be sure to send us any questions you may have for him In this episode: Why Mormons don't drink coffee Dan is a Beto O'Rourke superfan American Atheists filed a federal lawsuit against Stanley (Jason) Rapert You shouldn't argue with judges in their courtroom Trump administration denying...


221 - Trump's UNGA Bungle

The whole gang is here, but Ryan had to work the next day, so we had to wrap things up earlier than usual and don't have a separate Patreon portion. However, the show is a bit longer and Patrons will have early access to the episode. Yay! In this episode: Listener feedback Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Ford "Firefighter Prophet" says Trump is POTUS because of God Trump draws "unexpected" laughs during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) The racist superintendent in Texas...


220 - Turn Up Your Irony Meters

It's been a hectic week, but we were able to get together to record this for you, dear listener. In this episode: Listener feedback Kaporos rituals in New York are receiving a lot more scrutiny Texas school district superintendent says you can't count on black quarterbacks Pat Robertson's shield of protection "Firefighter Prophet" says Kavanaugh's accuser needs to repent You can get suspended from Facebook for posting a picture of a turkey crown There was a black widow in the...


219 - SNAP Fundraiser with Thomas Westbrook

Thomas Westbrook from the Holy Koolaid YouTube channel joined us to talk about sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. More importantly, we talk about what we can all do to help the victims - donate to the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) Also in this episode: Chris Buttars is dead and we won't miss him at all Dan talks a little bit about his own experience with being a victim of sexual abuse Utah's Catholic Diocese has received 'credible allegations' of sexual...


218 - MRFF's Mikey Weinstein

We were delighted to have Mikey Weinstein, founder and president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, as our guest for this episode. The MRFF has helped tens of thousands of United States military personnel protect their religious rights against the creeping specter of Christian dominionism. Also in this episode: 2 Skeptical ChapsPATRONS ONLY - Does Facebook own Instagram?PATRONSONLY-Ryan's brother's comment on Instagram is featured by the New York TimesPATRONSONLY- Mrs. Betty...


217 - Catching Up

Ah... it's nice to have the trio back together again this week. Ryan didn't have any film projects, Dan wasn't traveling for work, and Matt finished moving his parents across the country. We spent a fair amount of time catching up with each other before covering the following items: PATRONS ONLY - Catholic psychedelic synth folk musicPATRONSONLY- The Catholic church has committed the types of atrocities only found in Alex Jones-style conspiracy theories Patreon subscribers get early access...


Bonus Episode 4 - Dan with Shawn McCraney on "Heart of the Matter"

This is a freebie and comes from Dan's recent appearance on Shawn McCraney's "Heart of the Matter 2.0" show. The show was recorded and streamed live on YouTube from Shawn's C.A.M.P.U.S. church. Show Links: https://hotm.faith/ You can find the Godless Rebelution around the Internet at these...


216 - No Mo Momo

Matt is in the land of mini Cokes (Minnesota) helping his parents move to Utah, so it's just Ryan and Dan this week talking about: Show Links: https://www.patreon.com/posts/20599936You can find the Godless Rebelution around the Internet at these...


215 - Baphomet Goes to Arkansas

Ryan was out ryaning again, but Matt & Dan are here for you in your time of Godless Rebelutionary need. This is being posted from Dan's hotel room in West Virginia, so it might not even work. If it does, great! If not, you'll have to wait until he gets back to the land of Zion Friday afternoon. Patreon subscribers get more than 30 minutes of extras this week! Closing Song: Zeal & Ardor - Blood in the River You can find the Godless Rebelution around the Internet at these...


214 - It's Been a Long Week

Ryan was out ryaning somewhere, so it's just Matt & Dan this week talking about a variety of stuff. Yeah, aside from the boilerplate text below, that's all I'm putting in the show notes this week. What can I say? It's been a long week. Patreon subscribers get nearly 30 minutes of extras this week! Closing Song: Hozier - Take Me to Church You can find the Godless Rebelution around the Internet at these...


213 - Growing Up Lesbian and Mormon with Katelyn & Callie

Katelyn and Callie, a married couple and two of Dan's closest friends, joined us in-studio to talk about what it was like for Katelyn to grow up as a lesbian and a Mormon attending Brigham Young University in Utah. Closing Song: R.E.M. - Losing My Religion You can find the Godless Rebelution around the Internet at these...


212 - Secular Therapy with Regina Tippets

It's been a few weeks since we recorded anything, and it was nice to be back in the studio - even though the AC was busted and it felt like we were recording in the goddamned jungle. Regina Tippets is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) here in Utah who is part of the Secular Therapy project. She joined us in-studio to talk about her profession, depression, the high number of suicides in Utah, and to promote the Secular Therapy project. If you're depressed or having...


211 - The 4th Estate with Sarah Welliver

Sarah Welliver is a military veteran, an atheist, and a journalist who was recently laid off from her job at the Ogden Standard Examiner. She joined us in-studio to talk about the decline of print journalism and the difficulties involved with reporting the news in the Trump era. Also in this episode: Mama DragonPATRONS ONLY - MSN poll about Trump's family separation policy for immigrants shows that there are a whole lot of bigots out therePATRONSONLY-Trump's habit of tearing documents to...


210 - Jack Matirko

Jack Matirko writes the For Infernal Use Only blog on Patheos. He's a Satanist & member of The Satanic Temple, and he is co-host of the Naked Diner podcast with Andrew Hall. He's also one of the kindest, smartest, and most philosophically-minded humans you'd ever have the pleasure to meet. Also in this episode: Denver pastor posts sign saying "Jesus would have baked that cake" in reference to the Masterpiece Cakeshop case Libertarians seem to not understand basic law and history The...


209 - No Cake for You

It's been a busy week! The Handmaid's Tale Closing Song: Accept - Balls to the Wall You can find the Godless Rebelution around the Internet at these...


208 - Maybe Jordan Peterson is an Asshole

We had a bunch of stories lined up that we were going to talk about, but a glance at Facebook derailed the entire show because we decided to chuck most of our plans out the window in order to talk about Jordan B. Peterson. If you're unfamiliar with Peterson's body of work, you've probably spared yourself a lot of time and confusion. He's a Canadian clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, a YouTube sensation, a darling of the alt-right, a purported...


207 - Shannon Inglet: Big Love, Big Lie - Growing Up In Polygamy

We were delighted to have Dr. Shannon Inglet join us in-studio to talk about her life growing up in a polygamist sect here in Utah. When people learn that Shannon grew up in a polygamist home, they immediately lean forward and say something like, “That is so interesting!” And it was. But it was also terrible. And, in retrospect, it was ludicrous to the point of hilarity. Shannon Inglet was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. She earned a doctorate degree in Pharmacy from the...


206 - Mandisa Thomas

Mandisa Thomas is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit fellowship of nonbelievers headquartered in the Atlanta, Georgia area. BN welcomes all people regardless of sex, sexuality, gender identity, age, national origin or race. We're trying out a new audio recording service and had some technical issues that resulted in some audio issues, but we cleaned it up pretty well and had a fantastic time talking with Mandisa. We'll definitely need to get her...


205 - Grow the Feck Up

This episode was a lot of fun, which is probably why we ran over our usual time a bit. In this episode: ______ing while black Pastor arrested at movie theater for preaching at end of Avengers: Infinity War Man mauled to death in India after trying to take a selfie with an injured bear California's legislation banning sexual orientation change materials is called discriminatory by god-botherers We called the number on religious billboards that are littering our landscape PATRONS ONLY...