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Episodes

Stalling

6/18/2018
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Sam, Dave, and Wes talk about the intersection of religiosity and immigration. Sports and Scifi make an appearance. Call to Action: Help Detained Immigrants and their Kids. News SCOTUS tosses abortion ruling on migrant teen Sessions and Huckabee Sanders justify harsh immigration policies with Bible What’s going on with detention of asylum seekers at border […]

Duration:00:56:59

Risen Lord Jesus RefinesFire Christ

6/10/2018
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Becky, Meredith, & Josh express alarm at religion can normalize ethnic supremacy, justify hurting children, and shield mental disturbances. Also, we want to build a ziggurat in Tacoma. News Atheist groups in Arkansas sue to remove another 10 Commandments monument. Icelandic neopagan Zuist’s apply for permit to build Ziggurat. A new law in Bavaria mandates […]

Duration:00:57:00

ABX Testing On Potatoes

6/3/2018
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Sam, Becky, and Meredith dissect the technology behind homeopathic soundwaves, highlight unlikely atheist candidates abroad, and decry the drowning small animals. Call to Action Support Justin’s recovery News Spain’s newest prime minister is atheist to the bone Gay atheist possible president in Poland Colombian atheist lures crowds with Satan, says pastor, according to propaganda vid […]

Duration:00:56:58

Two Words

5/27/2018
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This previously unaired episode, recorded on December 19, 2016, was part of our “Gritty Reboot” series. Sam, Bridget, and Josh go back to basics to explore “What is an atheist?”, while also defining what an atheist is not. Topics: etymology/definition Does it actually take more faith to be an atheist? atheist ethics Atheists & Heathens […]

Duration:00:46:19

Floating Frogs, Copper Bracelets, & Quantum

5/19/2018
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A previously unaired episode from “Lost in Diskspace!” of the Gritty Reboot: What is Pseudoscience? From toxin removal to magnetic bracelets, Dan leads Sam and Becky through understanding why pseudoscientific explanations can be so convincing to even science enthusiasts. Topics: What is science? So, what is pseudoscience? scientific method, null hypothesis, experimentation, replication, peer […]

Duration:00:56:59

Norman Borlaug’s Popcorn Balls

5/13/2018
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From the “Lost in Diskspace” files! A previously unreleased episode from August 2, 2015 featuring Sam, Dan, and Bridget talking discussing baseball, myth and fantasy, snakes, “new” atheism, and a variant on Pascal’s wager. Aired May 13, 2018. News St. Paul Saints baseball transmogrifies into Mr. Paul Aints Pastor feeds live snakes to congregation, claims […]

Duration:00:41:54

Lost In Disk Space

5/8/2018
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Hey everyone! Spring is in the air, and this post is kind of Spring-oriented. Becky and I are in the middle of a “spring cleaning” around the house, and some time is needed without having to deal with the vagaries of production to literally get our house in order. Part of that spring cleaning has […]

Duration:00:05:28

Jesus Christ, Porno Starr

4/29/2018
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Sam, Josh, Tom, and special return contributor Mike Gillis explore mind control, blasphemous TV, Gentlemen’s Clickbait, and the travesty of forced baptism. News Man yells God in a crowded theater FOIA request reveals crank website and mind-control documents Louisiana lawmaker wants to revoke tax credits from Preacher producers for supposed blasphemy, pornography GQ includes Bible […]

Duration:00:56:46

Sam is speaking in Portland on Saturday

4/27/2018
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Hey everybody! I’ll be in Portland this weekend for the ACM Northwest’s annual media summit. I’ll be speaking about my experiences running an LPFM station from the technological end. Becky and I will be attending today and tomorrow, and I’ll be speaking in a panel discussion 2:30 PM tomorrow– which is Saturday. A lot […]

Duration:00:01:16

Homeopathic Poop Train

4/22/2018
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Becky and Luke welcome back water quality expert Eric for Earth Day to take us through the ins and outs of bio-solids, plus an analysis of the weird beliefs behind homeopathic dilution, and what wine Jesus might have enjoyed after water-based transmogrification. News A train full of poo (biosolids) no longer stuck in Alabama School […]

Duration:00:56:58

Alien Clone Babies Cheat at Donkey Kong

4/15/2018
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Sam, Luke, and Josh pay homage to the late Art Bell, muse about the importance of critical thinking when it comes to arcade game huxter-villains, chuckle at Christian cinema flops, respond to listener feedback, and praise NJ lawmakers for strong vax laws. Content Notice This episode begins with Sam discussing recent allegations of sexual assault […]

Duration:00:55:55

…a Coward, a Chicken, and Several Vulgar Slurs

4/8/2018
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Dave, Mike, and Sam talk about the intersection of boxing and horrible video game movies, bovine solipsism and garlic. They also discuss an opportunity for new camper to attend Camp Quest Northwest in June of this year. News Uwe Boll Challenges Alex Jones to Boxing Match Vietnamese Pop Singer Kills Paramour in Drug-Induced Botched […]

Duration:00:56:59

Progress Makers

4/1/2018
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Becky, Bridget, and Paul explore how to apply April Fools’ Day skepticism to 364 other days in the year. They also reflect on their experience as atheists/humanists as it relates to gun use and gun laws, and interview young activist Kerri Ray about her school walkout. News UK Print shop typo results in funny […]

Duration:00:56:58

Protective Coloration and Folk Music

3/25/2018
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Sam and Meredith welcome newcomer Tom! They ponder space, Trump’s staffing difficulties, bees, sodium, MST3K, interesting cultural musical selections, their favorite deities, and more! News Flat-earther self-taught rocketeer achieves launch, plans gubernatorial run Ontario Courts Side with Anti-Easter Bunny Christians Whose Foster Kids Were Removed Trump’s Best Words For Lawyers Woman dies from bee […]

Duration:00:56:50

Nobody Expects the Geneva Convention

3/18/2018
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Sam, Luke, and Meredith talk about Stephen Hawking, an actual Hitler Portrait in an Oregon Courtroom and Sam’s attempt to send the judge back to his home dimension, and a J-Pop band in cryptocurrency themed wrestling masks who do not answer emails with boxing gloves. Unfortunately. News In Memoriam: Stephen Hawking Oregon Judge Suspended […]

Duration:00:56:57

Buttered Catpunk

3/11/2018
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WARNING: Turn off your smart devices before listening to this episode! Sam, Josh, and Meredith address social and service niches the atheist community could grow into, as well as spinning cat-powered robots, and hypothesized biological programming. They discuss a Tenn. atheist candidate, atheist morality, a Trumpian parade, and anti-vaxxers. News Trump Military Parade Slated for […]

Duration:00:54:39

Not Even Wrong

3/5/2018
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Becky, Bridget, and Dan use science, history, and linguistics to tackle listener feedback about atheism’s origins, god’s power as a world-observer, Spanish church graffiti, and poo-smells. News updates on atheist activism to remove crosses from government spaces, and Alabama’s attempt to force religion in government spaces, and Roy Moore’s financial woes that inflame his bigotry. […]

Duration:01:10:07

A Little Less Stupid

2/25/2018
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Becky, Sam, Wes, and Josh want god and Billy Graham out of government and schools. We don’t think marriage equality is a farce, and advise against vandalism or marrying your laptop. Upcoming Events Save the Date for Ask An Atheist’s 400th episode celebration, Sat., March 31 at 733 Arts in Tacoma News Billy Graham died, […]

Duration:01:12:25

Diamond Deism

2/18/2018
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Wes, Meredith, and Becky consider a body-snatching case, how religion can feed violent rage, and blow back atheists receive from protesting governmental religiosity. 2nd segment interview with Sally Hunt of Missouri, who was forcibly removed from a public city meeting after speaking against an “In God We Trust” display. Upcoming Events Save the Date for […]

Duration:00:56:57

Rocket Season

2/11/2018
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Sam and Wes welcome newcomer Luke Klue. They explore the wisdom of military parades, flu shots, rocket launches, and Trump’s declaration that we are “a nation of believers.” Listener feedback includes a call for volunteers to help facilitate atheist study groups in prisons. Upcoming Events Seattle Atheists will host Darwin Day at The Burke Museum, […]

Duration:00:54:56