American Freethought Podcast

American Freethought Podcast

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278 - Religious Bigotry in Tennessee
Jun 16 • 38 min
Two law enforcement officers in TN espouse shockingly bigoted views on gays and Muslims.
277 - One Nation Under God
Jun 2 • 32 min
I discuss Kevin M. Kruse’s 2015 book, subtitled How Corporate American Invented Christian America.
276 - Endgame for Roe v Wade?
May 19 • 45 min
Will the latest Republican push to outlaw abortion succeed?
275 - Hail Satan?
May 5 • 38 min
Interview with filmmaker Penny Lane on her new documentary Hail Satan?, which follows the surprising rise of The Satanic Temple.
274 - Clarence Thomas vs Reality
Apr 21 • 25 min
The Supreme Court Justice displays ignorance and bigotry during an appearance at Pepperdine University.
273 - Darrell M. West (Divided Politics, Divided Nation)
Apr 7 • 48 min
Hyperconflict in the Trump Era
272 - Jessica Wilbanks (When I Spoke in Tongues)
Mar 24 • 67 min
Interview with the former Pentecostal about her loss of faith and her exploration of modern Nigerian fundamentalist Christianity.
271 - A Brief History of Muslims in America
Mar 10 • 50 min
A look at American Muslims from colonial times to the present.
270 - Catherine Nixey (The Darkening Age)
Feb 24 • 62 min
An interview with Catherine Nixey about early Christianity’s destruction of ancient Roman culture.
269 - Seven Types of Atheism
Feb 10 • 43 min
A discussion of John Gray’s latest book, a critique of modern secularism.
268 - Monica Miller on Bladensburg Cross at SCOTUS
Jan 27 • 58 min
Interview with Senior Counsel on the upcoming Supreme Court case involving a large war memorial shaped like a Christian cross.
267 - Dan Barker (Mere Morality)
Jan 13 • 74 min
Interview with the co-president of FFRF about his new book.
266 - RESURRECTION
Jan 1 • 8 min
The American Freethought Podcast is back with host John C. Snider.
265 - Final Episode
Dec 30, 2018 • 56 min
Encore release December 30, 2018. Encore release September 22, 2017. Our final episode! We reminisce about the best (and worst) of the podcast, read listener feedback on our demise, and thank the many, many people who helped make the show a success.
264 - Transgender Activist Vandy Beth Glenn
Dec 29, 2018 • 39 min
Encore release December 29, 2018. Encore release September 21, 2017. We interview transgender activist Vandy Beth Glenn. She was the plaintiff and victor in the groundbreaking (and precedent setting) federal lawsuit Glenn v Brumby. She is…
263 - Too Faithful to Be Faithless
Dec 28, 2018 • 41 min
Encore release December 28, 2018. Encore release September 20, 2017. A Texas member of the Electoral College has resigned rather than cast a vote for Donald Trump, stating that the president-elect is not “biblically qualified” to hold…
262 - Democracy Good and Hard
Dec 27, 2018 • 40 min
Encore release December 27, 2018. Encore release September 19, 2017. H. L. Mencken said, “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.” They (and we) are about to get Donald Trump, a…
261 - SPLC vs Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Dec 26, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release December 26, 2018. Encore release September 18, 2017. Why has the Southern Poverty Law Center placed Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Maajid Nawaz on their list of “anti-Muslim extremists”? Certainly both Ali (who was the victim of female…
260 - Moore No More
Dec 25, 2018 • 31 min
Podcast 260 - Moore No More
259 - Karen Garst (Women Beyond Belief)
Dec 24, 2018 • 37 min
Encore release December 24, 2018. Encore release September 16, 2017. We interview Karen Garst, editor of Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life without Religion. This new collection contains 22 essays by women from various backgrounds,…
258 - Live at DragonCon 2016
Dec 23, 2018 • 63 min
Encore release December 23, 2018. Encore release September 15, 2017. John Snider (sans David Driscoll, sadly) presents another live show at DragonCon’s Skeptrack in Atlanta. He’s joined by Mandisa Thomas (founder and president of Black…
257 - Is Intelligent Design Dead (or Just Regrouping)?
Dec 22, 2018 • 38 min
Encore release December 22, 2018. Encore release September 14, 2017. We discuss a recent article by Donald Prothero in Skeptic magazine, in which he looks at the state of the Intelligent Design movement, ten years after its stinging defeat…
256 - Matthew O’Neil (After Life)
Dec 21, 2018 • 32 min
Encore release December 21, 2018. Encore release September 13, 2017. We interview Matthew O’Neil, author of After Life: Solving Science and Religion’s Great Disagreement. In his new book, he looks at what the Bible actually says about things…
255 - Is Kaine Able?
Dec 20, 2018 • 31 min
Encore release December 20, 2018. Encore release September 12, 2017. We take a look–from a freethinking and skeptical viewpoint–at Democratic Platform 2016, as well as the political positions of Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, Hillary…
254 - Pence and Insensibility
Dec 19, 2018 • 47 min
Encore release December 19, 2018. Encore release September 11, 2017. We take a look—from a freethinking and skeptical viewpoint—at Republican Platform 2016, as well as the political positions of Indiana Governor Mike Pence, Donald…
253 - Baby Fingers, Baby Christian
Dec 18, 2018 • 42 min
Encore release December 18, 2018. Encore release September 10, 2017. For the third presidential election cycle in a row, evangelical fundamentalist Christians have failed to nominate a Republican candidate that’s a full-throated theocratic nut job…
252 - Frank Lambert (Separation of Church and State)
Dec 17, 2018 • 53 min
Encore release December 17, 2018. Encore release September 9, 2017. We interview Dr. Franklin T. Lambert, author of Separation of Church and State: Founding Principle of Religious Liberty. In this, his latest book, he corrects the…
251 - (Almost) Live from Reason Rally 2016
Dec 16, 2018 • 18 min
Encore release December 16, 2018. Encore release September 8, 2017. David Driscoll offers his on-site observations from Reason Rally 2016, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. For more info on the event visit ReasonRally.com.
250 - Mary Roach (Grunt)
Dec 15, 2018 • 40 min
Encore release December 15, 2018. Encore release September 7, 2017. Whoo-hoo! It’s our 250th episode! We’ll celebrate by continuing to put out some more episodes. Meanwhile, we interview Mary Roach, whose latest book is Grunt: The Curious Science…
249 - The Faith of Christopher Hitchens
Dec 14, 2018 • 64 min
Encore release December 14, 2018. Encore release September 6, 2017. We discuss Larry Alex Taunton’s new book The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World’s Most Notorious Atheist (available in hardcover, as…
248 - Cruz Is No Lucifer, but Trump Might Be the Anti-Christ
Dec 13, 2018 • 32 min
Encore release December 13, 2018. Encore release September 5, 2017. Recently retired Speaker of the House John Boehner told a Stanford University audience that Texas Senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz was “Lucifer in the flesh” and…
247 - Win Some, Lose Some vs RFRA, Part 2
Dec 12, 2018 • 39 min
Encore release December 12, 2018. Encore release September 4, 2017. More fallout in the aftermath of North Carolina’s infamous law that prevents local governments from passing LGBT protections. Bruce Springsteen and former Beatle Ringo…
246 - Win Some, Lose Some vs RFRA
Dec 11, 2018 • 60 min
Encore release December 11, 2018. Encore release September 3, 2017. So-called Religious Freedom Restorations Acts are meeting with mixed success at the state level. RFRAs are ostensibly about protecting religious freedom, but they’re really…
245 - Thank God for Science
Dec 10, 2018 • 32 min
Encore release December 10, 2018. Encore release September 2, 2017. We are bemused and befuddled by the tendency of the pious to thank God for their good luck (especially when it comes to medical recoveries), but ignore the direct and obvious…
244 - Bart Ehrman (Jesus Before the Gospels)
Dec 9, 2018 • 35 min
Encore release December 9, 2018. Encore release September 1, 2017 We interview Dr. Bart D. Ehrman about his new book Jesus Before the Gospels: How the Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, and Invented Their Stories of the Savior. Dr. Ehrman…
243 - Ask Your Doctor if Arthritic Goat’s Milk Is Right for You
Dec 8, 2018 • 47 min
Encore release December 8, 2018. Encore release August 31, 2017. Comedian and television talk show host Bill Maher gave “Dr.” Sam Chachoua nearly ten minutes on a recent show to talk about his quack cure for AIDS that involves the milk from arthritic…
242 - Matthew O’Neil on Bible Sex
Dec 7, 2018 • 50 min
Encore release December 7, 2018. Encore release August 30, 2017. We interview Matthew O’Neil about his new book What the Bible Really Does (and Doesn’t Say) about Sex. Matthew is an activist, theologian, and teacher. He has his MA in theology…
241 - Murdered for Being an Atheist?
Dec 6, 2018 • 34 min
Encore release December 6, 2018. Encore release August 29, 2017. We look at three recent cases in which violent perpetrators of excuse their crimes by pointing to their victims atheism. Earlier this month, a woman in Louisville, Kentucky was arrested…
240 - GOP in Crisis
Dec 5, 2018 • 34 min
Encore release December 5, 2018. Encore release August 28, 2017. The Reverend Franklin Graham (prominent Protestant fundamentalist and son of legendary evangelist Billy Graham) says he’s quitting the Republican Party. Why? He says it’s because…
239 - God Isn’t Fixing This
Dec 4, 2018 • 37 min
Encore release December 4, 2018. Encore release August 27, 2017. Gun violence continues to be a problem in America, and conservatives continue to call for more prayer, more guns, and not much else. No one would deny the right of citizens to embrace…
238 - War on Christmas Special
Dec 3, 2018 • 51 min
Encore release December 3, 2018. Encore release August 26, 2017. It’s War on Christmas! There is no War on Christmas—there’s only a war on the alleged War on Christmas. Example: A new group called Faith Driven Consumers has published the…
237 - Thanksgiving and the Atheist
Dec 2, 2018 • 43 min
Encore release December 2, 2018. Encore release August 25, 2017. It’s Thanksgiving time again, and atheists face the usual challenges when dealing with religious family members. Dear Prudence over at Slate.com fields a question from a woman…
236 - Baba Brinkman (The Rap Guide to Religion)
Dec 1, 2018 • 59 min
Encore release December 1, 2018. Encore release August 24, 2017. We interview Canadian rapper Baba Brinkman, whose new album The Rap Guide to Religion, is available starting October 23rd. Brinkman has carved out a distinctive niche in the rap…
235 - Linda K. Wertheimer (Author, Faith Ed.)
Nov 30, 2018 • 47 min
Encore release November 30, 2018. Encore release August 23, 2017. We interview Linda K. Wertheimer, author of Faith Ed: Teaching about Religion in an Age of Intolerance. Most people understand that the Constitution prohibits religious…
234 - Chris Matheson (Author, The Story of God)
Nov 29, 2018 • 54 min
Encore release November 29, 2018. Encore release August 22, 2017. We interview Chris Matheson, author of the new satirical novel The Story of God: A Biblical Comedy about Love (and Hate). While Chris isn’t exactly a household name, you’re…
233 - Julie J. Ingersoll (Author, Building God’s Kingdom)
Nov 28, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release November 28, 2018. Encore release August 21, 2017. We interview Professor Julie J. Ingersoll, author of Building God’s Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction.We talk about how the “DNA” of an obscure…
232 - Rev. Barry Lynn (Author, God and Government)
Nov 27, 2018 • 56 min
Encore release November 27, 2018. Encore release August 20, 2017. We interview the Reverend Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and the author of the new book God and Government: Twenty-Five…
231 - Arian Foster: NFL Star, Atheist
Nov 26, 2018 • 59 min
Encore release November 26, 2018. Encore release August 19, 2017. An ESPN profile of National Football League’s Arian Foster (a running back with the Houston Texans) highlights the fact of his atheism in a sport (and a state) that’s…
230 - Jeffrey Selman (God Sent Me)
Nov 25, 2018 • 46 min
Encore release November 25, 2018. Encore release August 18, 2017. [Due to technical difficulties this episode suffers from poor sound quality. We’ll have the issue resolved before we record again. Our apologies for any inconvenience.] We interview…
229 - Blowback on Same-Sex Marriage
Nov 24, 2018 • 34 min
Encore release November 24, 2018. Encore release August 17, 2017. We look at the ongoing blowback—at the state and local levels—against Obergefell v Hodges, in which the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is constitutional. Specifically,…
228 - Jiggery-Pokery with a Side of Applesauce
Nov 23, 2018 • 57 min
Analysis of the Supreme Court Decision in Obergefell v Hodges
227 - Murder at Mother Emanuel
Nov 22, 2018 • 63 min
Encore release November 22, 2018. Encore release August 15, 2017. We discuss the issues surrounding the recent massacre by a racist terrorist of nine black worshippers at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, including race, religion,…
226 - Phoenix Mosque Protest
Nov 21, 2018 • 42 min
Encore release November 21, 2018. Encore release August 14, 2017. A mob of armed protestors converged on a mosque in Phoenix during Friday prayers (for no other purpose, it seems, than to get attention and hopefully rile local Muslims into…
225 - How to Defeat Religion
Nov 20, 2018 • 50 min
Encore release November 20, 2018. Encore releast August 13, 2017. Ryan Cragun makes his fourth appearance on the podcast, discussing his new book How to Defeat Religion in 10 Easy Steps: A Toolkit for Secular Activists. His broadranging…
224 - Alice Dreger (Galileo’s Middle Finger)
Nov 19, 2018 • 48 min
Encore release November 19, 2018. Encore release August 12, 2017. We interview Dr. Alice Dreger, author of Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science, in which she discusses recent…
223 - James Morrow (Galapagos Regained)
Nov 18, 2018 • 51 min
Encore release November 18, 2018. Encore release August 11, 2017. We interview science fiction and fantasy writer James Morrow about his latest novel Galapagos Regained. This historical fantasy follows Chloe Bathurst, an actress and former…
222 - Phil Robertson’s Atheist Fantasies
Nov 17, 2018 • 45 min
Encore release November 17, 2018. Encore release August 10, 2017. Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson is at it again. This time he entertained a Vero Beach, Florida prayer breakfast by gleefully describing the hypothetical rape, torture and murder of an…
221 - Dollars for Dollar
Nov 16, 2018 • 32 min
Encore release November 16, 2018. Encore release August 9, 2017. Prosperity con-man Creflo Dollar is asking his followers for $60 million so he can buy a new luxury jet. Apparently souls can’t be saved using business class. Meanwhile… …
220 - Assassination of Avijit Roy
Nov 15, 2018 • 35 min
Encore release November 15, 2018. Encore release August 8, 2017. Atheist author and activist Avijit Roy was hacked to death by religious hardliners in his native Bangladesh. His wife was gravely injured and lost a finger, but is expected…
219 - National Prayer Breakfast 2015
Nov 14, 2018 • 30 min
Encore release November 14, 2018. Encore release August 7, 2017. President Obama disappoints (again) with his attendance at the “National” Prayer Breakfast, but… his observations on Christianity’s checkered past and comments urging tolerance…
218 - SCOTUS to Tackle Marriage Equality
Nov 13, 2018 • 42 min
Encore release November 13, 2018. Encore release August 6, 2017. The Supreme Court will finally hear arguments on two issues: whether states have the right to ban gay marriage, and whether states must recognize out-of-state gay marriages under the…
217 - Nous Sommes Charlie
Nov 12, 2018 • 40 min
Encore release November 12, 2018. Encore release August 5, 2017. We look at last week’s attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which left 17 dead (not including the perpetrators). How much is Islam to blame for these and…
216 - Merry Christmas…and Hail Satan???
Nov 11, 2018 • 28 min
Encore release November 11, 2018. Encore release August 4, 2017. Blowhard Bill O’Reilly has declared victory in the War on Christmas. But who’s been fighting this war? Christians cry foul whenever Jews or atheists or Pastafarians or…
215 - Bill Reel (Mormon Discussion Podcast)
Nov 10, 2018 • 61 min
Encore release November 10, 2018. Encore release August 3, 2017. We interview Bill Reel, practicing Mormon, defender of the faith, and host of the Mormon Discussion Podcast. We discuss his conversion to Mormonism as a teen, and how he squares the…
214 - War on Christmas Special 2014
Nov 9, 2018 • 41 min
Encore release November 9, 2018. Encore release August 2, 2017. It’s time once again to celebrate the non-existent War on Christmas. For those heathens who enjoy celebrating the holidays, here are our recommendations for gifts for nonbelievers. Even…
213 - 10C KO’d in OK
Nov 8, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release November 8, 2018. Encore release August 1, 2017. The Republican victories in the 2014 midterms are bad news not just for church-state separation, but also for reason-based policies on climate change and a host of other issues. …
212 - VP of Spirituality?!?
Nov 7, 2018 • 36 min
Encore release November 7, 2018. Encore release July 31, 2017. Signature Healthcare, a Louisville-based company that runs dozens of nursing homes, has taken religion in the workplace to a whole new level. “Spirituality” is one of their three core…
211 - Affleck vs Harris vs Aslan vs Maher
Nov 6, 2018 • 48 min
Encore release November 6, 2018. Encore release July 30, 2017. Ben Affleck’s cable-TV clash with Bill Maher and Sam Harris over liberalism and its (lack of) cricitism of Islam overlaps with Reza Aslan’s recent criticisms of Maher and…
210 - Waking Up
Nov 5, 2018 • 39 min
Encore release November 5, 2018. Encore release July 29, 2017. We discuss Sam Harris’s new book Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion Waking Up is available September 9, 2014 in hardcover, for Kindle, and…
209 - Ian Harris (Critical and Thinking)
Nov 4, 2018 • 47 min
Encore release November 4, 2018. Encore release July 28, 2017. We interview comedian Ian Harris, whose new special Critical & Thinking is available now on iTunes and video-on-demand (check your local availability). As you’ll hear, Harris is one…
208 - Live at DragonCon 2014
Nov 3, 2018 • 59 min
Encore release November 3, 2018. Encore release July 27, 2017. David couldn’t make it this year, so Allison jumps in to take up the slack! In this live version of the podcast we discuss recent Supreme Court decisions, take a look at Satanism, and…
207 - Ark Encounter Still Afloat
Nov 2, 2018 • 34 min
Encore release November 2, 2018. Encore release July 26, 2017. Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter continues to grasp for Kentucky taxpayer dollars, despite being a religious operation that promises to discriminate in its hiring policies. The Supreme…
206 - Humanist and Secular Celebrants
Nov 1, 2018 • 57 min
Encore release November 1, 2018. Encore release July 25, 2017. We interview Rachael Berman, Grassroots and Celebrant Program Coordinator for the American Humanist Association (AHA). AHA’s Humanist Celebrant program is coordinated by…
205 - Reverend Barry Lynn (Americans United)
Oct 31, 2018 • 65 min
Encore release October 31, 2018. Encore release July 24, 2017. We interview the Reverend Barry Lynn, Executive Director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. We discuss his (what shouldn’t be) controversial position as a Christian…
204 - Whatever You Do, Don’t Marry an Atheist
Oct 30, 2018 • 35 min
Encore release October 30, 2018. Encore release July 23, 2017. A recent Pew Research poll shows that Americans express a (perhaps not so) surprising unhappiness at the prospect of an immediate family member marrying an atheist. Plus: The…
203 - Gohmert Strikes Again
Oct 29, 2018 • 39 min
Encore release October 29, 2018. Encore release July 22, 2017. Congressman Louie “Don’t Cast Aspersions on My Asparagus” Gohmert has a long history of saying ridiculous things. His latest blatherment occurred during the recent Judiciary Committee…
202 - American Atheists v Shulman
Oct 28, 2018 • 26 min
Encore release October 28, 2018. Encore release July 21, 2017. American Atheists mull their next move after the court turns down their lawsuit to declare religion-based tax exemption unconstitutional. See AA v Shulman. Plus: The son (and…
201 - Linda Stephens (Co-Plantiff, Greece v Galloway)
Oct 27, 2018 • 48 min
Encore release October 27, 2018. Encore release July 20, 2017. We interview Linda Stephens, co-plaintiff (along with Susan Galloway) in the recent Supreme Court case Greece v. Galloway, in which the court ruled that prayer—even sectarian,…
200 - Bart Ehrman (How Jesus Became God)
Oct 26, 2018 • 70 min
Encore release October 26, 2018. Encore release July 19, 2017. Whoohoo! It’s taken nearly seven years, but we finally crossed the 200 mark. For this special episode, we interview biblical scholar Bart D. Ehrman, whose latest book is How Jesus…
199 - Blood Moon
Oct 25, 2018 • 51 min
Encore release October 25, 2018. Encore release July 18, 2017. We look at the controversy in some Christian circles regarding the recent “blood moon” lunar eclipse. Is it a sign of the End Times? (Probably not.) Plus: Parents in Oviedo, Florida…
198.5 - Bonus Material
Oct 24, 2018 • 55 min
Encore release October 24, 2018. Encore release July 17, 2017. As promised in podcast 198, here’s David’s reading of an article from the old Secular Nation Podcast, in which Nate Phelps tells of his experience growing up under his infamous father, the…
198 - Hobby Lobby at SCOTUS
Oct 24, 2018 • 41 min
Encore release October 24, 2018. Encore release July 17, 2017. This summer’s Supreme Court ruling on the Hobby Lobby case will decide whether or not private, for-profit employers can opt out of federal legislation based on sincerely held…
197 - COSMOS Returns!
Oct 23, 2018 • 31 min
Encore release October 23, 2018. Encore release July 16, 2017. We discuss the pilot episode of COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s reboot of Carl Sagan’s classic 1980 documentary miniseries. It airs on FOX TV Sundays at 9PM…
196 - The False War to Protect Religious Freedom
Oct 22, 2018 • 49 min
Encore release October 22, 2018. Encore release July 15, 2017. We look at the recent rash of legislation (either proposed or actually passed) in several states that try to protect anti-gay discrimination under the banner of religious…
195 - Ham-on-Nye Recap
Oct 21, 2018 • 43 min
Encore release October 21, 2018. Encore release July 14, 2017. We analyze the recent Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate on the scientific viability of Creationism. While we’re at it, we discuss the new HBO documentary Questioning Darwin and Kevin…
194 - The Tide Turns in Virginia
Oct 20, 2018 • 39 min
Encore release October 20, 2018. Encore release July 13, 2017. [Illustration from http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/virginia-gay-rights-terry-mcauliffe-ew-jackson-91763.html] President Obama mentions “atheists and agnostics” in his annual…
193 - Kicking Open the Closet in Sports
Oct 19, 2018 • 56 min
Encore release October 19, 2018. Encore release July 12, 2017. The sports world continues to be rocked by controversy over gay rights. NFL punter Chris Kluwe (who’s straight, for what it’s worth) claims he was let go because of his advocacy for…
192 - Secular Safe House
Oct 18, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release October 18, 2018. Encore release July 11, 2017. We interview Troy Fitzgerald, founder of Secular Safe House, a new organization devoted to providing a voice, support and safe refuge for those coming out of religion, cults, or as…
191 - Monumental Free-for-All
Oct 17, 2018 • 42 min
Encore release October 17, 2018. Encore release July 10, 2017. Recent Supreme Court rulings on Ten Commandments displays on government property have opened the door to all kinds of groups (including Satanists, Hindus, and…
190 - War on Christmas
Oct 16, 2018 • 66 min
Encore release October 16, 2018. Encore release July 9, 2017. Not much of a war this year, and if there is one it looks like Christmas is winning. The American Family Association’s “Naughty or Nice” list features far more companies that are…
189 - 666: The Race Number of the Beast
Oct 15, 2018 • 51 min
Encore release October 15, 2018. Encore release July 8, 2017. A high school track-and-field athlete in Kentucky decides to skip the state championship rather than run with race number 666. We discuss Denise Spellberg’s book Thomas Jefferson’s…
188 - Stenography Unhinged
Oct 14, 2018 • 31 min
Encore release October 14, 2018. Encore release July 7, 2017. We discuss the puzzling sideshow of Diane Reidy, the stenographer who works for the US House of Representatives, who grabbed the microphone after the vote to end the government shutdown,…
187 - Karen Stollznow (God Bless America)
Oct 13, 2018 • 50 min
Encore release October 13, 2018. Encore release July 6, 2017. We interview linguist Karen Stollznow, author of God Bless America: Strange and Unusual Religious Beliefs and Practices in the United States (available…
186 - IS the Pope Catholic?
Oct 12, 2018 • 53 min
Encore release October 12, 2018. Encore release July 5, 2017. Seriously, IS the Pope Catholic? We look at several eyebrow-raising comments about atheists, homosexuals and women made by still-new-at-the job Pope Francis. Does he really intend to…
185 - George Hrab
Oct 11, 2018 • 58 min
Encore release October 11, 2018. Encore release July 4, 2017. We interview George Hrab, musician, songwriter, humorist, podcaster and outspoken skeptic/atheist. He’s the mastermind and host of the Geologic Podcast, and he has just released a…
184 - Live at Dragon Con 2013
Oct 10, 2018 • 61 min
Encore release October 10, 2018. Encore release July 3, 2017. It’s our annual live presentation on the SkepTrack at Dragon Con! Among the topics discussed: A Boy Named Messiah, Holey Scripture on Demons and Demon Possession, God Is My…
183 - What You Don’t Know about Religion (but Should)
Oct 9, 2018 • 65 min
Encore release October 9, 2018. Encore release July 2, 2017. We interview Ryan Cragun, sociologist and author of What You Don’t Know about Religion (but Should) (available in hardcover and for Kindle). Ryan is also the co-author…
182 - Reza Aslan (Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth)
Oct 8, 2018 • 68 min
Encore release October 8, 2018. Encore release July 1, 2017. We interview scholar Reza Aslan, author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth (available in hardcover and for Kindle). In this new book, he seeks to…
181 - Leo Igwe on Witchcraft Accusations in Africa
Oct 7, 2018 • 59 min
Encore release October 7, 2018. Encore release June 30, 2017. We interview humanist and activist Leo Igwe on his research into witchcraft accusations in rural Ghana. Belief in witchcraft is widespread in Africa, and it’s common for people to make…
180 - DOMA Overturned
Oct 6, 2018 • 51 min
Encore release October 6, 2018. Encore release June 29, 2017. The Supreme Court ends its session with historic decisions affecting marriage equality, including overturning the federal government’s so-called Defense of Marriage Act, and letting stand…
179 - Manchester TN Gets Ugly
Oct 5, 2018 • 53 min
Encore release October 5, 2018. Encore release June 28, 2017. After a local politician in Manchester, Tennessee posted an anti-Muslim image online, the American Muslim Advisory Council organized a public event aimed at encouraging discussion of…
178 - Woolwich
Oct 4, 2018 • 39 min
Encore release October 4, 2018. Encore release June 27, 2017. A pair of homegrown terrorists murder a British soldier in broad daylight in Woolwich, UK. They say they’re motivated by the teachings of Islam, and some refuse to condemn the…
177 - Trouble in Lumpkin County
Oct 3, 2018 • 36 min
Encore release October 3, 2018. Encore release June 26, 2017. There’s trouble in Lumpkin County, with a capital T that rhymes with P and that stands for Prayer! At least fifty students and four teachers at Lumpkin County High School (north of…
176 - Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia
Oct 2, 2018 • 64 min
Encore release October 2, 2018. Encore release June 25, 2017. We interview Susan Gerbic, coordinator of Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia, an international team of writers and editors whose goal is to ensure that skeptical topics on Wikipedia are…
175 - Frans de Waal (The Bonobo and the Atheist)
Oct 1, 2018 • 54 min
Encore release October 1, 2018. Encore release June 24, 2017. We interview Dr. Frans de Waal, world-renowned primatologist and author of The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism among the Primates (available…
174 - Religious Belief and Hardcore Criminality
Sep 30, 2018 • 72 min
Encore release September 30, 2018. Encore release June 23, 2017. We interview Dr. Volkan Topalli, co-author (with Dr. Thomas Brezina and Mindy Bernhardt) of the new research paper “With God on my side: The paradoxical relationship between religious…
173 - Chip Walter (Last Ape Standing)
Sep 29, 2018 • 55 min
Encore release September 29, 2018. Encore release June 22, 2017. We interview Chip Walter, author of Last Ape Standing: The Seven Million Year Story of How and Why We Survived, an excellent new summation of the best current understanding…
172 - National Atheist Party
Sep 28, 2018 • 37 min
Encore release September 28, 2018. Encore release June 21, 2017. We interview Troy Boyle, president of the new National Atheist Party. For more about the NAP visit USANAP.org. Plus: Pat Robertson is at it again. This time he’s warning against…
171 - Generation Atheist
Sep 27, 2018 • 49 min
Encore release September 27, 2018. Encore release June 20, 2017. We interview Dan Riley, author of Generation Atheist, which profiles the experiences of 25 young up-and-comers in the atheist community. It’s available…
170 - Seth Andrews (The Thinking Atheist)
Sep 26, 2018 • 53 min
Encore release September 26, 2018. Encore release June 19, 2017. We interview Seth Andrews, host of The Thinking Atheist podcast and author of the new memoir Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason (available in paperback or…
169 - Atheist Alliance International President Carlos Diaz
Sep 25, 2018 • 38 min
Encore release September 25, 2018. Encore release June 18, 2017. We interview Carlos Diaz, the new president of Atheist Alliance International. Carlos talks about the latest developments with AAI, including the Atheist…
168 - Susan Jacoby, author of The Great Agnostic
Sep 24, 2018 • 65 min
Encore release September 24, 2018. Encore release June 17, 2017. We interview Susan Jacoby, journalist and outspoken nonbeliever, about her new book The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought. Susan is also the author of…
167 - In Freedom We Trust
Sep 23, 2018 • 60 min
Encore release September 23, 2018. Encore release June 16, 2017. We interview Ed and Michael Buckner, authors of the new book In Freedom We Trust: An Atheist Guide to Religious Liberty (paperback or Kindle). Plus: We look at the shameful response by…
166 - War on Christmas 2012
Sep 22, 2018 • 48 min
Encore release September 22, 2018. Encore release June 15, 2017 We look at the mostly overhyped controversies surrounding the holiday season: a Loudoun County (VA) politician calls atheists “terrorists” and “fanatics,” while Bloviatin’ Bill O’Reilly…
165 - Penn Jillette
Sep 21, 2018 • 26 min
An interview with entertain and skeptic Penn Jillette.
164 - Election 2012
Sep 20, 2018 • 34 min
We look at the results of the 2012 election cycle.
163 - Dinesh D’Souza Sex Scandal
Sep 19, 2018 • 43 min
Encore release September 19, 2018. Encore release June 12, 2017. Author, filmmaker, Christian apologist, debater and all-around moralist Dinesh D’Souza has been forced to resign his post as president of The King’s College after getting caught sharing…
162 - Lies Straight from the Pit of Hell
Sep 18, 2018 • 47 min
(Or, at least, straight from Paul Broun’s pie-hole.)
161 - Could I Vote for a Mormon for President?
Sep 17, 2018 • 52 min
An interview with author Ryan T. Cragun.
160 - Teresa MacBain
Sep 16, 2018 • 55 min
We interview the former Methodist minister now Public Relations director for American Atheists.
159 - Live at Dragon*Con 2012
Sep 15, 2018 • 61 min
Encore release September 15, 2018. Encore release June 8, 2017. Presenting our live show from the Skeptrack at Dragon*Con 2012. Many thanks to Track Director Derek Colanduno for putting us on the program FIVE YEARS RUNNING. Thanks also to Mark…
158 - Endowed by Our Creator
Sep 14, 2018 • 49 min
An interview with historian and author Michael Meyerson.
157 - Paul Ryan for VP
Sep 13, 2018 • 40 min
Encore release September 13, 2018. Encore release June 6, 2017. Mitt Romney has picked Congressman Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate. Will this have any effect on secular voters? Interesting that Ryan until very recently embraced the…
156 - Jass Richards (The Blasphemy Tour)
Sep 12, 2018 • 58 min
Encore release September 12, 2018. Encore release June 5, 2017. We interview comic Jass Richards, author of The Blasphemy Tour (paperback or Kindle). For more about Jass and her book visit JassRichards.com. In the aftermath of…
155 - The Good News Club
Sep 11, 2018 • 47 min
An interview with Katherine Stewart
154 - Snake Handling Preacher Dies Handling Snake
Sep 10, 2018 • 27 min
Plus Terry Jones and Creflo Dollar are in the news again.
153 - Subsidizing Religion
Sep 9, 2018 • 77 min
The costs of letting religious organizations off tax-free.
152 - Staise Gonzalez vs Helen Ukpabio
Sep 8, 2018 • 49 min
Plus the Edwina Rogers controversy and NC Pastor Charles Worley’s big mouth.
151 - Obama FINALLY Supports Gay Marriage
Sep 7, 2018 • 32 min
Encore release September 7, 2018. Encore release May 31, 2017. Finally! President Barack Obama goes on the record in support of gay marriage—but only a day after North Carolina voters approved a state constitutional amendment banning it. And…
150 - Dark Day at Sunrise Rock
Sep 6, 2018 • 37 min
Settlement near on Salazar v Buono
149 - The Mormon People
Sep 5, 2018
We interview Matthew Bowman, author of The Mormon People: The Making of an American Faith
148 - Live from the Reason Rally
Sep 4, 2018 • 12 min
David Driscoll reports live fro the Reason Rally in Washington, DC.
147 - Sex and God with Dr. Darrel Ray
Sep 3, 2018 • 71 min
Encore release September 3, 2018. Encore release May 27, 2017. We interview Dr. Darrel Ray, author of Sex and God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality (paperback or Kindle). Dr. Ray is also the author of The God Virus and founder of the group…
146 - Gag Reflex Edition
Sep 2, 2018 • 37 min
Encore release September 2, 2018. Encore release May 26, 2017. Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says the concept of separation of church and state makes him want to “throw up.” Fellow Catholic JFK would have disagreed. And…
145 - Deborah Scroggins (Wanted Women: Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Aafia Siddiqui)
Sep 1, 2018 • 47 min
Encore release September 1, 2018. Encore release May 25, 2017. We interview Deborah Scroggins, author of the Wanted Women: Faith, Lies and the War on Terror: The Lives of Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Aafia Siddiqui. This dueling biography contrasts the…
144 - Controversy at the National Prayer Breakfast
Aug 31, 2018 • 38 min
Encore release August 31, 2018. Encore release May 24, 2017. Controversy at the National Prayer Breakfast! Congressman Phil Gingrey (R-GA) walked out during President Obama’s sermon. Gingrey is shocked—shocked!—to find that there’s…
143 - Cullen Murphy (God’s Jury)
Aug 30, 2018 • 56 min
Interview with the author of God’s Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World
142 - Jessica Ahlquist’s Victory in Rhode Island
Aug 29, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release August 29, 2018. Encore release May 22, 2017. We look at the aftermath of highschooler Jessica Ahlquist’s First Amendment victory in Rhode Island. After winning a lawsuit to have a prayer banner removed from a public high…
141 - The Mocking of Tim Tebow
Aug 28, 2018 • 43 min
Bill Maher, Pat Robertson, Saturday Night Live and Terrell Suggs chime in on “tebowing”
140 - Remembering Christopher Hitchens
Aug 27, 2018 • 26 min
Remembering Christopher Hitchens
139 - War on Christmas Continued
Aug 26, 2018 • 37 min
Holiday controversy in Leesburg, VA; the Christmas Planet; Rick Perry’s homophobic TV ad; woman imprisoned on Scientology cruise ship; UBC study on distrust of atheists.
138 - War on Christmas Special 2011
Aug 25, 2018
Obama’s Thanksgiving Address, IGTW License Plates, and our Top Five Holiday Gifts for Nonbelievers
137 - Attack of the Theocrats
Aug 24, 2018 • 39 min
Interview with author Sean Faircloth, the new Director of Strategy and Policy at the Richard Dawkins Foundation
136 - Reason Rally Update with David Silverman
Aug 23, 2018 • 42 min
Also, the courts rule on the Utah Crosses and KY Homeland Security
135 - In God We Teach
Aug 22, 2018 • 40 min
Interview with documentary director Vic Losick
134 - The Atheist’s Guide to Reality
Aug 21, 2018 • 59 min
Interview with author Alex Rosenberg
133 - Shocking Abuse of Teens in Christian Homes
Aug 20, 2018 • 69 min
Interview with journalist Kathryn Joyce, author of Quiverfull
132 - The Illogical Immortality of 9/11 Conspiracy Theories
Aug 19, 2018 • 63 min
Interview with GA Tech’s Bob Blaskiewicz
131 - Live at Dragon*Con 2011
Aug 18, 2018 • 60 min
Encore release August 18, 2018. Encore release May 11, 2017. Originally posted September 9, 2011
130 - The Fundagelical Politics of Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann
Aug 17, 2018 • 39 min
Encore release August 17, 2018. Encore release May 10, 2017. Originally posted September 2, 2011.
129 - Janet Reitman (Inside Scientology)
Aug 16, 2018 • 68 min
Encore release August 16, 2018. Encore release May 9, 2017. Originally posted August 8, 2011
128 - Anders Breivik: Zealot or Madman?
Aug 15, 2018 • 33 min
Encore release August 15, 2018. Encore release May 8, 2017. Originally posted July 28, 2011.
127 - Atlanta SkeptiCamp Trivia Challenge
Aug 14, 2018 • 48 min
Encore release August 14, 2018. Encore release May 7, 2017. Originally posted July 13, 2011
126 - Matthew Chapman (The Ledge)
Aug 13, 2018 • 50 min
Encore release August 13, 2018. Encore release May 6, 2017. Originally posted July 1, 2011.
125 - Sex and Secularism
Aug 12, 2018 • 60 min
Encore release August 12, 2018. Encore release May 5, 2017. Originally posted June 24, 2011
124 - A Response to The Response
Aug 11, 2018 • 36 min
Encore release August 11, 2018. Encore release May 4, 2017. Originally posted June 9, 2011.
123 - Study on US Catholic Child Abuse
Aug 10, 2018 • 37 min
Encore release August 10, 2018. Encore release May 3, 2017. Originally posted May 21, 2011.
122 - Robert M. Price on the Book of Revelation
Aug 9, 2018 • 56 min
Encore release August 9, 2018. Encore release May 2, 2017. Originally posted May 10, 2011
121 - Easter Schmeaster
Aug 8, 2018 • 51 min
Encore release August 8, 2018. Encore release May 1, 2017. Originally posted April 24, 2011.
120 - 20th Century Twain
Aug 7, 2018 • 56 min
Encore release August 7, 2018. Encore release April 30, 2017. Originally posted April 6, 2011.
119 - Paul Haggis vs the “Church” of Scientology
Aug 6, 2018 • 37 min
Encore release August 6, 2018. Encore release April 29, 2017. Originally posted March 26, 2011.
118 - David Silverman (President, American Atheists)
Aug 5, 2018 • 53 min
Encore release August 5, 2018. Encore release April 28, 2017. Originally posted March 12, 2011.
117 - Andrea Steel (International Freethought Film Fest)
Aug 4, 2018 • 31 min
Encore release August 4, 2018. Encore release April 27, 2017. Originally posted February 26, 2011.
116 - Darwin Day vs In God We Trust
Aug 3, 2018 • 47 min
Encore release August 3, 2018. Encore release April 26, 2017. Originally posted February 18, 2011.
115 - Southeast Regional Atheist Meet (SERAM)
Aug 2, 2018 • 55 min
Encore release August 2, 2018. Encore release April 25, 2017. Originally posted February 4, 2011.
114 - Robert Bentley Is Not Your Brother
Aug 1, 2018 • 38 min
Encore release August 1, 2018. Encore release April 24, 2017. Originally posted January 21, 2011.
113 - The Assassination of Salman Taseer
Jul 31, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release July 31, 2018. Encore release April 23, 2017. Originally posted January 13, 2011.
112 - Bluegrass Edition
Jul 30, 2018 • 73 min
Encore release July 30, 2018. Encore release April 22, 2017. Originally posted December 23, 2010.
111 - Jack David Eller (Cruel Creeds, Virtuous Violence)
Jul 29, 2018 • 45 min
Encore release July 29, 2018. Encore release April 21, 2017. Originally posted December 10, 2010.
110 - The Pope OKs Condoms
Jul 28, 2018 • 30 min
Encore release July 28, 2018. Encore release April 20, 2017. Originally posted December 4, 2010.
109 - War on Christmas Special
Jul 27, 2018 • 54 min
Encore release July 27, 2018. Encore release April 19, 2017. Originally posted November 28, 2010.
108 - Rally to Restore Reason
Jul 26, 2018 • 19 min
Encore release July 26, 2018. Encore release April 18, 2017. Originally posted November 2, 2010.
107 - Wynne Legrow for US Congress
Jul 25, 2018 • 55 min
Encore release July 25, 2018. Encore release April 17, 2017. Originally posted October 24, 2010.
106 - Listener Feedback
Jul 24, 2018 • 46 min
Encore release July 24, 2018. Encore release April 16, 2017. Originally posted October 17, 2010.
105 - Jeff Sharlet (C Street)
Jul 23, 2018 • 54 min
Encore release July 23, 2018. Encore release April 15, 2017. Originally posted October 13, 2010.
104 - The Tillman Story
Jul 22, 2018 • 42 min
Encore release July 22, 2018. Encore release April 14, 2017. Originally posted October 7, 2010.
103 - Freethought and Pornography
Jul 21, 2018 • 49 min
Encore release July 21, 2018. Encore release April 13, 2017. Originally posted October 2, 2010.
102 - The Chaplain and the Atheist
Jul 20, 2018 • 28 min
Encore release July 20, 2018. Encore release April 12, 2017. Originally posted September 26, 2010.
101 - International Burn a Quran Day
Jul 19, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release July 19, 2018. Encore release April 11, 2017. Originally posted September 15, 2010.
100 - Live at Dragon*Con 2010
Jul 18, 2018 • 60 min
Encore release July 18, 2018. Encore release April 10, 2017. Originally posted September 9, 2010.
99 - Mary Roach (Packing for Mars)
Jul 17, 2018 • 38 min
Encore release July 17, 2018. Encore release April 9, 2017. Originally posted August 28, 2010.
98 - The Crescent and the Moonpie
Jul 16, 2018 • 64 min
Islam and the American South
97 - The Essential Freethought Library
Jul 15, 2018 • 64 min
Encore release July 15, 2018. Encore release April 7, 2017. Originally posted July 23, 2010.
96 - Michael Largo (God’s Lunatics)
Jul 14, 2018 • 47 min
Encore release July 14, 2018. Encore release April 6, 2017. Originally posted July 12, 2010.
95 - Hitch-22
Jul 13, 2018 • 40 min
Encore release July 13, 2018. Encore release April 5, 2017. Originally posted July 6, 2010.
94 - John W. Loftus (The Christian Delusion)
Jul 12, 2018 • 46 min
Encore release July 12, 2018. Encore release April 4, 2017. Originally posted July 1, 2010.
93 - God and Politics in Copenhagen
Jul 11, 2018 • 30 min
Encore release Juy 11, 2018. Encore release April 3, 2017. Originally posted on June 22, 2010
92 - The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
Jul 10, 2018 • 35 min
Encore release July 10, 2018. Encore release April 2, 2017. Originally posted June 16, 2010.
91 - IT’S ALIVE
Jul 9, 2018 • 60 min
Encore release July 9, 2018. Encore release April 1, 2017. Originally posted June 13, 2010.
90 - Massimo Pigliucci (Nonsense on Stilts)
Jul 8, 2018 • 59 min
Encore release July 8, 2018. Encore release March 31, 2017. Originally posted June 5, 2010.
89 - World Ends - Miss USA Is a Muslim
Jul 7, 2018 • 54 min
Encore release July 7, 2018. Encore release March 30, 2017. Originally posted May 23, 2010.
88 - The Cross Stays (For Now)
Jul 6, 2018 • 50 min
Encore release July 6, 2018. Encore release March 29, 2017. Originally posted May 9, 2010.
87 - Natl Day of Prayer Unconstitutional
Jul 5, 2018 • 46 min
Encore release July 5, 2018. Encore release March 28, 2017. Originally posted April 21, 2010.
86 - American Atheists Convention Part 2
Jul 4, 2018 • 31 min
Encore release July 4, 2018. Encore release March 27, 2017. Originally posted April 9, 2010.
85 - American Atheists Convention Part 1
Jul 3, 2018 • 34 min
Encore release July 3, 2018. Encore release March 26, 2017. Originally published April 7, 2010.
84 - Bonus Material - Newdow in 2002
Jul 2, 2018 • 39 min
Encore release July 2, 2018. Encore release March 25, 2017. Originally posted March 31, 2010.
84 - Newdow in Flames
Jul 2, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release July 2, 2018. Encore release March 25, 2017. Originally posted March 22, 2010.
83 - Secular Coalition at the White House
Jul 1, 2018 • 61 min
Encore release July 1, 2018. Encore release March 24, 2017. Originally posted March 8, 2010.
82 - Creation
Jun 30, 2018 • 41 min
Encore release June 30, 2018. Encore release March 23, 2017. Originally posted February 26, 2010.
81 - Announcing Unity 2013
Jun 29, 2018 • 43 min
Encore release June 29, 2018. Encore release March 22, 2017. Originally posted February 19, 2010.
80 - Simon Singh
Jun 28, 2018 • 57 min
Encore release June 28, 2018. Encore release March 21, 2017. Originally posted February 8, 2010.
79 - E-meters for Haiti?
Jun 27, 2018 • 43 min
Encore release June 27, 2018. Encore release March 20, 2017. Originally posted February 3, 2010.
78 - Pat Robertson Is an Evil Moron
Jun 26, 2018 • 48 min
Encore release June 26, 2018. Encore release March 19, 2017. Originally posted January 26, 2010.
77 - Sports Losses and Southern Crosses
Jun 25, 2018 • 40 min
Encore release June 25, 2018. Encore release March 18, 2017. Originally posted January 15, 2010.
76 - Stuart Bechman (Pres of Atheist Alliance Intl)
Jun 24, 2018 • 45 min
Encore release June 24, 2018. Encore release March 17, 2017. Originally posted January 2, 2010.
75 - Can Atheists Hold Office in NC?
Jun 23, 2018 • 37 min
Encore release June 23, 2018. Encore release March 16, 2017. Originally posted December 21, 2009.
74 - Margaret Downey
Jun 22, 2018 • 47 min
Encore release June 22, 2018. Encore release March 15, 2017. Originally posted December 7, 2009.
73 - War on Christmas Special
Jun 21, 2018 • 61 min
Encore release June 21, 2018. Encore release March 14, 2017. Originally posted November 23, 2009.
72 - Jennifer Burns (Goddess of the Market)
Jun 20, 2018 • 78 min
Encore release June 20, 2018. Encore release March 13, 2017. Originally posted November 9, 2009.
71 - Eye of Sauron Edition
Jun 19, 2018 • 62 min
Encore release June 19, 2018. Encore release March 12, 2017. Originally posted November 3, 2009.
70 - Randy Olson
Jun 18, 2018 • 56 min
Encore release June 18, 2018. Encore release March 11, 2017. Originally posted October 12, 2009.
69 - Almost Live from AAI 2009 Pt 2
Jun 17, 2018 • 22 min
Encore release June 17, 2018. Encore release March 10, 2017. Originally posted October 4, 2009.
68 - Almost Live from AAI 2009
Jun 16, 2018 • 23 min
Encore release June 16, 2018. Encore release March 9, 2017. Originally posted October 3, 2009.
67 - Jeff Sharlet (The Family)
Jun 15, 2018 • 47 min
Encore release June 15, 2018. Encore release March 8, 2017. Originally posted October 1, 2009.
66 - Freethought in Mexico
Jun 14, 2018 • 43 min
Encore release June 14, 2018. Encore release March 7, 2017. Originally posted September 28, 2009.
65 - Live at Dragon*Con
Jun 13, 2018 • 60 min
Encore release June 13, 2018. Encore release March 6, 2017. Originally posted September 22, 2009.
64 - Dragon*Con Wrap-Up
Jun 12, 2018 • 63 min
Encore release June 12, 2018. Encore release March 5, 2017. Originally posted September 15, 2009.
63 - Efficacy of Prayer
Jun 11, 2018 • 65 min
Encore release June 11, 2018. Encore release March 4, 2017. Originally posted August 25, 2009.
62 - Freethought and Power Pop
Jun 10, 2018 • 69 min
Encore release June 10, 2018. Encore release March 3, 2017. Originally posted August 14, 2009.
61 - Adventures in Cobb County
Jun 9, 2018 • 68 min
Encore release June 9, 2018. Encore release March 2, 2017. Originally posted August 3, 2009.
60 - 40th Anniv of Apollo 11 with Seth Shostak
Jun 8, 2018 • 56 min
Encore release June 8, 2018. Encore release March 1, 2017. Originally posted July 19, 2009.
59 - Bill Maher Stand-Up Tour
Jun 7, 2018 • 61 min
Encore release June 7, 2018. Encore release February 28, 2017. Originally posted July 16, 2009.
58 - Robert Wright (The Evolution of God)
Jun 6, 2018 • 73 min
Encore release June 6, 2018. Encore release February 27, 2017. Originally posted July 3, 2009.
57 - Bruce M. Hood (SuperSense)
Jun 5, 2018 • 67 min
Encore release June 5, 2018. Encore release February 26, 2017. Originally posted June 26, 2009.
56 - Tim Farley (WhatstheHarm.net)
Jun 4, 2018 • 66 min
Encore release June 4, 2018. Encore release February 25, 2017. Originally posted June 19, 2009.
55 - Assassination of George Tiller
Jun 3, 2018 • 68 min
Encore release June 3, 2018. Encore release February 24, 2017. Originally posted June 11, 2009.
54 - When Religion Kills Children
Jun 2, 2018 • 65 min
Encore release June 2, 2018. Encore release February 23, 2017. Originally posted May 30, 2009.
53 - Gay Marriage in the News
Jun 1, 2018 • 78 min
Encore release June 1, 2018. Encore release February 22, 2017. Originally posted May 18, 2009.
52 - Feedback
May 31, 2018 • 74 min
Encore release May 31, 2018. Encore release February 21, 2017. Originally posted May 7, 2009.
51 - Bart Ehrman (Jesus Interrupted)
May 30, 2018 • 40 min
Encore release May 30, 2018. Encore release February 20, 2017. Originally posted April 22, 2009.
50 - American Atheists Convention
May 29, 2018 • 61 min
Encore release May 29, 2018. Encore release February 19, 2017. Originally posted April 16, 2009.
49 - James Morrow
May 28, 2018 • 69 min
Encore release May 28, 2018. Encore release February 18, 2017. Originally posted April 6, 2009.
48 - Morality without Gods
May 27, 2018 • 90 min
Encore release May 27, 2018. Encore release February 17, 2017. Originally posted March 30, 2009.
47 - Freethought in New Zealand
May 26, 2018 • 61 min
Encore release May 26, 2018. Encore release February 16, 2017. Originally posted March 23, 2009.
46 - Supreme Court on Summum
May 25, 2018 • 49 min
Encore release May 25, 2018. Encore release February 15, 2017. Originally posted March 12, 2009.
45 - Mr. Deity
May 24, 2018 • 50 min
Encore release May 24, 2018. Encore release February 14, 2017. Originally posted March 6, 2009.
44 - Urotherapy
May 23, 2018 • 64 min
Encore release May 23, 2018. Encore release February 13, 2017. Originally posted February 24, 2009.
43 - Phil Plait
May 22, 2018 • 68 min
Encore release May 22, 2018. Encore release February 12, 2017. Originally posted February 17, 2009.
42 - Ken Miller on Darwin Day
May 21, 2018 • 71 min
Encore release May 21, 2018. Encore release February 11, 2017. Originally posted February 10, 2009.
41 - Neil deGrasse Tyson
May 20, 2018 • 65 min
Encore release May 20, 2018. Encore release February 10, 2017. Originally posted February 3, 2009.
40 - Galapagos Mountain Boys
May 19, 2018 • 64 min
Encore release May 19, 2018. Encore release February 9, 2017. Originally published January 27, 2009.
39 - Tellus Museum
May 18, 2018 • 60 min
Encore release May 18, 2018. Encore release February 8, 2017. Originally posted January 20, 2009.
38 - Laci Green
May 17, 2018 • 63 min
Encore release May 17, 2018. Encore release February 7, 2017. Originally posted January 10, 2009.
37 - Year-end Wrap-up
May 16, 2018 • 39 min
Encore release May 16, 2018. Encore release February 6, 2017. Originally posted December 28, 2008.
36 - Roy Zimmerman
May 15, 2018 • 48 min
Encore release May 15, 2018. Encore release February 5, 2017. Originally posted December 18, 2008.
35 - War on Christmas
May 14, 2018 • 63 min
Encore release May 14, 2018. Encore release February 4, 2017. Originally posted December 6, 2008.
34 - Mel Lipman
May 13, 2018 • 72 min
Encore release May 13, 2018. Encore release February 3, 2017. Originally posted November 22, 2008.
33 - Election 2008
May 12, 2018 • 66 min
Encore release May 12, 2018. Encore release February 2, 2017. Originally posted November 7, 2008.
32 - Potpourri and Feedback
May 11, 2018 • 43 min
Encore release May 11, 2018. Encore release February 1, 2017. Originally posted October 26, 2008.
31 - Eugenie Scott
May 10, 2018 • 51 min
Encore release May 10, 2018. Encore release January 31, 2017. Originally posted October 24, 2008.
30 - Religulous
May 9, 2018 • 56 min
Encore release May 9, 2018. Encore release January 30, 2017. Originally posted October 5, 2008.
29 - AAI Convention Part 2
May 8, 2018 • 29 min
Encore release May 8, 2018. Encore release January 29, 2017. Originally posted September 29, 2008.
28 - AAI Convention Part 1
May 7, 2018 • 19 min
Encore release May 7, 2018. Encore release January 28, 2017. Originally posted September 27, 2008.
27 - Ed Buckner
May 6, 2018 • 46 min
Encore release May 6, 2018. Encore release January 27, 2017. Originally posted September 20, 2008.
26 - Sarah Palin
May 5, 2018 • 69 min
Encore release May 5, 2018. Encore release January 26, 2017. Originally posted September 8, 2008.
25 - Live at DragonCon
May 4, 2018 • 54 min
Encore release May 4, 2018. Encore release January 25, 2017. Originally posted September 5, 2008.
24 - Saddleback Forum
May 3, 2018 • 72 min
Encore release May 3, 2018. Encore release January 24, 2017. Originally posted August 25, 2008.
23 - Lori Lipman Brown
May 2, 2018 • 58 min
Encore release May 2, 2018. Encore release January 23, 2017. Originally posted August 6, 2008.
22 - PZ Myers
May 1, 2018 • 72 min
Encore release May 1, 2018. Encore release January 22, 2017. Originally posted July 20, 2008.
21 - Science Debate 2008
Apr 30, 2018 • 72 min
Encore release April 30, 2018. Encore release January 21, 2017. Originally posted July 8, 2008.
20 - Barbara Forrest
Apr 29, 2018 • 90 min
Encore release April 29, 2018. Encore release January 20, 2017. Originally posted June 28, 2008.
19 - Herb Silverman
Apr 28, 2018 • 55 min
Encore release April 28, 2018. Encore release January 19, 2017. Originally posted June 19, 2008.
18 - The Catholic Church
Apr 27, 2018 • 66 min
Encore release April 27, 2018. Encore release January 18, 2017. Originally posted June 1, 2008.
17 - Jeremiah Wright
Apr 26, 2018 • 64 min
Encore release April 26, 2018. Encore release January 17, 2017. Originally posted May 12, 2008.
16 - Expelled
Apr 25, 2018 • 52 min
Encore release April 25, 2018. Encore release January 16, 2017. Originally posted April 21, 2008.
15 - Creation Museum
Apr 24, 2018 • 49 min
Encore release April 24, 2018. Encore release January 15, 2017. Originally posted April 3, 2008.
14 - Pi Day
Apr 23, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release April 23, 2018. Encore release January 14, 2017. Originally posted March 13, 2008.
13 - The Grassley Hearings
Apr 22, 2018 • 42 min
Encore release April 22, 2018. Encore release January 13, 2017. Originally posted March 10, 2008.
12 - John McCain
Apr 21, 2018 • 43 min
Encore release April 21, 2018. Encore release January 12, 2017. Originally posted February 24, 2008.
11 - Massimo Pigliucci on Darwin Day
Apr 20, 2018 • 64 min
Encore release April 20, 2018. Encore release January 11, 2017. Originally posted February 10, 2008.
10 - Susan Werner
Apr 19, 2018 • 51 min
Encore release April 19, 2018. Encore release January 10, 2017. Originally posted February 6, 2008.
9 - Galileo
Apr 18, 2018 • 83 min
Encore release April 18, 2018. Encore release January 9, 2017. Originally posted February 2, 2008.
8 - News Item Potpourri
Apr 17, 2018 • 33 min
Encore release April 17, 2018. Encore release January 8, 2017. Originally posted January 24, 2008.
7 - Religion and Insanity
Apr 16, 2018 • 50 min
Encore release April 16, 2018. Encore release January 7, 2017. Originally posted January 20, 2008.
6 - The Portable Atheist
Apr 15, 2018 • 62 min
Encore release April 15, 2018. Encore release January 6, 2017. Originally posted January 6, 2008.
5 - Presidential Candidates on Faith
Apr 14, 2018 • 79 min
Encore release April 14, 2018. Encore release Janaury 5, 2017. Originally posted January 1, 2008.
4 - War on Christmas Special
Apr 13, 2018 • 40 min
Encore release April 13, 2018. Encore release January 4, 2017. Originally posted December 17, 2007.
3 - The Golden Compass
Apr 12, 2018 • 43 min
Encore release April 12, 2018. Encore release January 3, 2017. Originally posted December 16, 2007.
2 - Flock of Dodos
Apr 11, 2018 • 51 min
Encore release April 11, 2018. Encore release January 2, 2017. Original posted December 2, 2007.
1 - Introductions
Apr 10, 2018 • 44 min
Encore release April 10, 2018. Encore release January 1, 2017. Originally posted November 24, 2007.