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Episodes

Chewing the Fat

1/13/2019
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Becky, Dan, and Josh ponder personhood for non-human animals, and the meaning of justice. Josh gets irate over Operation Carwash that set the scene for Bolsonaro in Brazil, and Becky and Dan sway him from a biblically inspired diet. Becky fails to divide by 3. News Baby orca born in Salish Sea Japan to resume […]

Duration:00:56:47

I’M NOT SQUIDDING

1/6/2019
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WARNING: Squid Ink may cause congressional diversity, government shutdowns, vice presidential embarrassment, or Stephen Miller’s receding hair line. In this episode, Sam, Luke, and Justin decry northwest white supremacists and make fun of Satan-fearing police officers. They celebrate newly elected officials and laugh at Pence. Then, Warb joins Sam, and they finally explain Squid Ink. […]

Duration:00:56:15

Walden -5000

12/30/2018
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Sam, Tom, Dave, and Ramtho close out the year by responding to listener inquiries about AI, cloning, and genetic modification. They also try to make sense of tone-policing preferred reactions to Nazis, the problems inherent in a heresy snitching app, and scriptural DNA injections. News Indonesia launches anti-heresy app College backpedals scolding student for “F— […]

Duration:00:57:00

YOU are the Alien

12/23/2018
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Becky, Josh, and Luke reflect on the Winter Solstice, blasphemy, tornadoes, ghost pirate marriages, misguided fundraising campaigns, food seasons outrage, and extraterrestrial life. News Trump shuts down gov over border wall funding, which is picked up by conspiracy-theory veteran in record-breaking GoFundMe campaign Spokane rep Shea loses caucus chair, subject of investigation for using campaign […]

Duration:00:52:33

Oops.

12/20/2018
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We forgot to do an episode this week. Well, we didn’t forget exactly, but we had a lot of things going on that blocked our ability to record this week. It’s uncommon, but given that we were getting equipment together to build the studio for KTQA, you can imagine why it was worth doing. Don’t […]

Duration:00:03:55

Hanukkah Bush

12/9/2018
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Justin, Tom, and Becky review the legacy of GHW Bush, especially with respect to atheists and LGBTQ folks. We interview atheist, healthcare provider & advocate, and ACT UP participant Ingrid Nelson about her activism with the group against Bush in the 80s and 90s. News George Herbert Walker Bush Died, Leaving A Complex, Tragic Legacy […]

Duration:00:56:59

Holidays Hurt My Feelings

12/2/2018
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Becky, Luke, & Josh rip apart the ADF for supporting Christians’ assumed right to discriminate. We revisit the harm of anti-blasphemy laws, introduce our fear of Brazilian Hitler, and hope everyone has a Supercalifragialistic holiday season!News El Al diverts pre-Sabbath flight for irate, violent passengers Preacher accuses township of Poppins-themed blasphemy, human rights violations Pakistani woman […]

Duration:01:03:29

The God of Petroleum

11/25/2018
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Sam, Dave, and Tom weigh the stupidity and/or malice of colonial, religious, and biological warfare on isolated peoples. They also weigh the stupidity and malice of “Western Chauvinism” (aka white supremacy), dissing on enjoyment, excluding Humanists, and Trump. Announcement Radio vs. The Martians friends-of-the-show will celebrate Captain Picard Day on Dec. 15 News Evangelical would-be […]

Duration:00:56:54

Becky is George

11/19/2018
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Ranjan returns after more than a year to yell with Sam about inane politics, the nature of relationships when spouses publicly disagree, and how to measure mass. Sam asks Ranjan and his partner Myisha about their parenting perspectives regarding religion and authority. News Kilogram measurement to change MD challenges Whitaker appointment in Fed court A […]

Duration:00:57:50

The Cats Are Alright

11/11/2018
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Sam and Tom welcome newcomer Justin to the show to give some post-election perspective, celebrate secular moves in Greece and Scotland, and debunk some myths about kitties and Halloween. News Record number of openly secular candidates voted into office Alabama voters approve 10 Commandments constitutional amendment Trump‘s AG replacement wants biblical judges Scotland mandates LGBTI […]

Duration:00:56:43

Are they Cosplaying?

11/4/2018
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Sam, Becky, and Luke broadcast LIVE, just after returning from a Patriot Prayer rally in downtown Tacoma. They delve into WA State legislator Matt Shea’s “Biblical War” manifesto, and his scary brand of evangelism and separatist “liberty.” Irish blasphemy, Pence, and Messianic Jews get mentioned too. Announcements Vote, damn it! Ballot boxes and county elections […]

Duration:00:59:22

Please Stop Hoarding Kindness

10/28/2018
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Josh and Tom help Sam make sense of the Khashoggi killing, while he yells his strong feelings about the pipe bomber and synagogue shooter. Announcement October 29 is the deadline to register to vote in person in Washington State; November 6th is election day. Register and vote! News US Embassy in Oz accidentally sends cookie […]

Duration:00:56:25

The Sky Is Penguins

10/21/2018
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Becky, Becca, and Dan explain how “natural instincts” are often quite wrong. We dissect some of the devil’s major victories (acronyms) and explore our preference for religious pluralism over religious or atheist supremacy. We welcome guest Luciano Gonzalez of the Latinx Humanist Alliance! Announcement Check your voter registration! News Freethought Foundation Funds Research Project LDS […]

Duration:00:57:00

Rubber Chickens for Truth!

10/14/2018
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Sam returns for a whole episode with Dave and Josh as we fight the forces of anti-semantics! We discuss Chelsea’s new policies for racists, the (new) lack of a death penalty in Washington state, and woo among the Atheists. We also talk about the Sounders, Sam’s intrusive interactions with Star Trek, and the Society for […]

Duration:00:56:58

Camping, Panama, & Insubordination

10/11/2018
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Sam’s back! He, Josh, and Luke try and make sense of the Kavanaugh confirmation. Some state legislators want to ban porn at libraries, Becky provides insight on a Spanish religious offense case with Bridget, and “Ding dong, Harold Camping is really, really, dead!” News Family Radio Backpedals on Church, Cancels Camping Reruns 5 Years Post-Death […]

Duration:00:55:37

Archaic & Arbitrary

9/30/2018
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Becky, Bridget, and Luke are unnerved by Christian forgiveness, swearing to god, and sexually explicit questioning of children. But we love India’s court rulings that eliminate adultery and homosexuality as crimes! Announcement Becky will speaking at California Freethought Day’s podcaster and author panel on Sunday, October 14. The event is a free, all-day celebration at […]

Duration:00:56:52

Rebutting Goodnight Moon

9/23/2018
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Becky, Luke, and Josh discuss how religious freedom, including freedom not to be religious, balances with secular law in the case of libraries, schools, parking lots, zoning, and medicine; they dissect how misguided zealots or conspiracy theorists are warping religious freedom to trash LGBT+ folks, literacy, and scientifically informed education. News Pastors want to ban, […]

Duration:00:56:57

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