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The Thinking Atheist Radio Podcast airs Tuesdays at 6pm US/Central Time. For a full schedule of upcoming shows, visit our BlogTalkRadio Page. If you’re unsure when the live show airs in your own time zone, use this Time Zone Converter.



What Dreams May Come

Jan 19, 2018 7:00 AM  |  Comments

In this (extremely informal) commentary, Seth Andrews talks about weird dreams, cults and cultures, and the pitfalls of keeping others comfortable....

NOprah 2020: The New Age Nonsense o...

Jan 15, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

After her inspiring Golden Globes speech, Oprah Winfrey has been touted as presidential material. But does her track record reveal someone rooted i...

Skeptics on Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Jan 9, 2018 6:00 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews recently invited a group of activists and listeners/viewers to talk about the (highly polarizing) latest entry in the Star Wars film s...

Uprising in Iran: with Armin Navabi

Jan 3, 2018 3:00 PM  |  Comments

A historic protest is happening in Iran, as everyday citizens are rising up against the Islamic Supreme Leader and his government. Iran-born Armin ...

2017: The Year in Review

Dec 31, 2017 10:00 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews recaps some of the biggest, best, worst, and weirdest stories of the past year. Enjoy! Support Seth on Patreon: http://www.patreon....

Bitcoin or Bust? Skeptical Money wi...

Dec 22, 2017 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Atheist activist, podcaster and investment advisor Phil Ferguson helps us navigate the rampant hype about Bitcoin.  Phil pulls no punches, and t...

Joseph: Confessions of an Almost-In...

Dec 19, 2017 5:00 AM  |  Comments

In the biblical nativity story, how much do we really hear about the character of Joseph? And what might Joseph have been thinking about the bizarr...

An Infidel Christmas with the Secul...

Dec 12, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

What's a Christian-themed holiday without...ex-Muslims???  Buckle up, as the hosts of Secular Jihadists from the Middle East join Seth Andrews t...

To Protect and to Serve: Religion i...

Dec 5, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

When taxpayer-funded police departments put "In God We Trust" decals on their vehicles, is this illegal? And what are some other demonstrations of ...

A Murder in San Antonio

Dec 1, 2017 2:00 PM  |  Comments

On November 27th, a murder-suicide in San Antonio devastated loved ones and shocked all who heard the news. This is a candid discussion about that ...

Race, Science, and Society: with Dr...

Nov 28, 2017 3:00 AM  |  Comments

Dr. Eugenie Scott, a former anthropology professor, is former executive director for the National Center for Science Eduation. She is a researcher...

I Am NOT An Atheist: Conversations ...

Nov 21, 2017 3:00 AM  |  Comments

This broadcast features various conversations with people who - for a variety of reasons - say they are not atheists. Some are simply averse to the...

The Satanic Panic: The Witch Hunt o...

Nov 14, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Host Seth Andrews spoke about The Satanic Panic in a humorous (and occasionally shocking) speech at the 2017 Florida Freethought Conference. This i...

Henry, Reflexology, and Divorcing t...

Nov 8, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

This is a totally off-topic "bonus" broadcast for those who just want to listen to a non-atheism-related stream of consciousness monologue. Enjoy! ...

Women Beyond Belief: Women and Secu...

Nov 7, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews speaks with a panel of atheists, secular activists and educators about the opportunities and obstacles women face in the fight against...

A Disagreement Between Friends (wit...

Nov 5, 2017 7:30 AM  |  Comments

In the wake of the recent - and extremely controversial - Mythinformation Conference in Milwaukee, broadcasters and activists Seth Andrews and Davi...

Is The Atheist Movement Dying?

Oct 31, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews offers his perspective on "The Atheist Movement," its challenges, its opportunities, its evolution, and the warnings about its demise....

Fears and Phobias: What Scares You?

Oct 24, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

As we approach Halloween, we again explore our (often irrational) fears, why they happen, and what we can do to overcome them. Your calls and email...

Ghost Stories 2017

Oct 17, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

It's an annual tradition. Join us as we gather around the virtual campfire and share spooky stories to get into the Halloween spirit. Turn down the...

Queer Disbelief: What LGBTQ and Ath...

Oct 10, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Hemant Mehta of "Friendly Atheist" and author Camille Beredjick speak about "Queer Disbelief," a book (near publication) which links the atheist mo...

Katherine Ozment: Grace Without God

Oct 3, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Katherine Ozment is an award-winning journalist and author, with credits that include National Geographic, The New York Times, and Salon. Katherine...

I Am A Superhero

Sep 26, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews shares some humorous anecdotes and observations in this largely off-topic show. File this one under, "Something fun to listen to." Enj...

Seth Andrews and Matt Dillahunty: T...

Sep 19, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

What happens when two atheist activists tour Ken Ham's "Ark Encounter" in Williamstown, KY? They get together and talk about it. Matt Dillahunty jo...

Those Godless Millennials

Sep 12, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

The Millennial Generation is increasingly unaffiliated with religion. It's also a generation often described as entitled, coddled, disinterested, a...

Salvation, Shame and Shunning

Sep 5, 2017 6:30 AM  |  Comments

Ex-Jehovah's Witness and activist Lloyd Evans tells his compelling story about his introduction to - and escape from - the JWs. Lloyd's website: w...

Rage and Funyuns!

Aug 29, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews mixes frustration and food in this (unscripted) broadcast about life, religion, activism, faith, and yes...Funyuns. Enjoy! Support S...

The Myth of New Atheism

Aug 22, 2017 7:30 AM  |  Comments

Commentary abounds on "New Atheism" and "New Atheists." But what, exactly, is "New Atheism?"  Seth Andrews counters the claims that 21st century c...

The Science of the Soul: with Dr. J...

Aug 15, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

If humans possessed a soul, could that soul somehow be observed and measured scientifically?  Can science properly speak for/against the claim th...

Atheists Believe in Nothing (and ot...

Aug 8, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Do atheists believe in nothing? Are they really without a moral framework? Are they all angry and spiteful?  This show explores many (often ill-in...


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