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Episodes

Illegal Eggs Over Easy

9/16/2018
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Becky and Nathan highlight similarities between Saudi religious sensibilities, Ultra-Orthodox Israel, and Mike Pence. David Diskin talks up California Freethought Day. And we ponder what perfumes and beauty accessories atheist starter kit might include. (Definitely not jade eggs or witch oil). News Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for dining with woman Israeli woman sues over […]

Duration:00:56:59

Elon Musk’s Flat Earth

9/10/2018
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Sam, Josh, and Becky celebrate an achievement of The Original Motto Project, dissect a tech claim of a disgraced military reverend, cheer the work of unions, and place bets on who wrote the unsigned, anti-Trump op-ed. News Original Motto Project poster gets hung in Arkansas classrooms Pensacola cross unconstitutional, to judges’ regret YouTube buffoon claims […]

Duration:00:59:30

Yelping Jesus

9/2/2018
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Becky, Mike, and Nathan dissect the farce of Christian persecution, celebrate the diminishing moral stranglehold of the Catholic Church, ponder atheist pride parades, and throw scrutiny at weather-controlling sonic cannons. Also, Alex Jones is garbage. News VW will minimize use of supposed anti-hail cannons to preserve Mexican crops Defamation suit against Alex Jones may proceed […]

Duration:00:57:22

Three Sams In A Dodge Dart

8/26/2018
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Sam, Dave, and Tom assess Billy Corgan’s Card Line status, an alien-abductee politician, and the (de)merits of punching in the name of Jesus. Becky steps in and asks the world to quit hurting children in the name of religion. News Arizona Missionary Punches, Insults, Spits on Hotel Staff in the Name of Jesus. Pennsylvania Grand […]

Duration:00:57:56

The Orwell Follies

8/12/2018
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The modern political landscape looks like an Orwellian comedy, or at least Sam thinks so. Josh and Tom sit at the table to discuss Saudi Arabia and Canada, the works of Winston Churchill, and reactions to the ridiculousness of “Religious Liberty” from a Presidential standpoint. News Alex Jones Booted From Social Media Saudi-Canada Relationship Deteriorates […]

Duration:00:57:14

Quackpuncher

8/5/2018
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Becky, Tom, and Mike study up on changing demographics of American religiosity. Becky has it out for Jeff Sessions, who has it out for her. Sam joins the fun in explaining the Hero’s Journey according to Steven Seagal. News Steven Seagal named humanitarian ambassador from Russia to US Majority of Americans who avoid church still […]

Duration:00:54:57

Atheist Heatwave

7/29/2018
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Luke and Josh join Becky for discussion of religious animus disguised as nationalism, and vice versa, plus some fun with linguistics. Becky sits down with Susan Gerbic to learn about Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia. News Greek cleric thinks atheists caused deadly wildfires Assamese Muslims marginalized by citizenship and voting woes after 40 years in India […]

Duration:00:57:00

Power Kink

7/24/2018
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Sam puts on his tinfoil hat while Wes and Meredith stand agast discussing politics, neologisms, anti-medicine churches, and religious bigotry. Announcement You supported the March for Science. Now what? This Friday, July 27 at 7pm, Susan Gerbic will be explaining why the answer is to join her project, Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia (GSoW), and why […]

Duration:00:53:53

Nature, uh, Finds A Way

7/17/2018
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Sam and Dave spend some time talking sports, cars, and videogames, but also manage to be erudite and reflective about dogmatic government. Becky is incensed by kids being harmed. All three remark at nature raging against the machine. News Refugee Resettlement Contractor Inquires about Religion to Reunite Immigrant Kids to Parents House Panel Approves Amendment […]

Duration:00:55:49

Inappropriate Laughter

7/9/2018
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Sam and Wes ask Luke about how he explained a religious funeral to his 8 year-old son. They also discuss the late Harlan Ellison, a Japanese doomsday cult, Pruitt’s resignation, the futility of anti-bullet charm necklaces, fish, and trucks. News Harlan Ellison dies at 84 Japanese Sarin Gas Attack Leaders Executed Nigerian man killed by […]

Duration:00:55:10

Sustaining the Note

7/2/2018
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Becky and Meredith discuss participating as Humanists in immigration protests and migrant solidarity events; with Josh, they pick apart racist/antisemitic candidates, “accidental” racist/antisemitic retweets, and being distracted by beauty on airplanes. Immigration Protests & Solidarity This week: 7/2 Monday at 11:00am-1:00pm Demo at USCIS (US Citizenship & Immigration Service), Tukwila 7/3 Tuesday 8:00am – 1pm […]

Duration:00:56:57

0xPOSER

6/25/2018
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Sam’s back from a week at Camp Quest Northwest and is excited to talk to Tom and Meredith about everything he missed! Turns out, not much has changed. Jesus is still everywhere and Trump still has the Best Words. Announcements Please join us for an Independence Day Potluck Picnic: 1-5 pm in Seattle’s Ravenna Park, […]

Duration:00:53:25

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