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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.



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...

I Am Christ: a Conversation with Mi...

Aug 1, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Spend an hour with Michael Sherlock: an Australian activist and author whose controversially-titled book "I Am Christ" reverses the religious narra...

God Loves Gluten (and other observa...

Jul 25, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews does a (largely spontaneous) commentary about Cardinal George Pell, gluten-free communion wafers, the Flat Earth Society, and...guacam...

Seth Andrews Teaches Sunday School

Jul 18, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

No...these aren't the stories you're used to hearing at Sunday Sermon. These are stories that are often skipped over, ignored, or excused, lest the...

"Praying" on the Disabled

Jul 11, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

How do those with disabilities feel when religious people declare them sinners, a life lesson, or a miracle just waiting to happen?  We explore th...

"Sara"

Jul 4, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

What's it like to emerge from a religious belief, and to navigate the complex, difficult and wonderous world beyond?  Seth Andrews has a candid co...

The Pensacola Cross and Trinity Lut...

Jun 29, 2017 3:00 PM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews speaks with two secular legal experts about several recent court decisions that reflect (or betray) the United States Constitution's E...

What is "Radical Islam?"

Jun 27, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Is Islam the most dangerous religion on the planet today? Is "Islamophobia" legitimate? What's an Atheist Muslim? How do we address the challenges ...

Seth Andrews: Christianity Made Me ...

Jun 20, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews gave this speech June 3, 2017 in Toronto at the Imagine 7 conference.  It's a humorous (and perhaps therapeutic) romp through Seth's ...

Educational Neglect: When Superstit...

Jun 13, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Religious cultures are often distrustful of science and scientists. They're also often bound to debunked mythologies and bad information. We explor...

The House of the Devil

Jun 9, 2017 5:30 PM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews (apparently) lives in a house infected with dark, demonic power.  In this 30-minute broadcast, the host explains how he came to resid...

The Greatest Story Ever Told (So Far)

Jun 6, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Theoretical physicist Dr. Lawrence Krauss has written a new book about "The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far," which examines and celebrates the h...

Letter to a Christian Spouse

May 31, 2017 2:30 PM  |  Comments

A former Christian informs his wife that he's now an atheist. She threatens to divorce him. Seth Andrews has a short message for her, and for anyon...

The Devil You Don't Know (with Andr...

May 23, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Andrea Garatshun is a former Christian fundamentalist.  Now an atheist, she has spent the past decade as a Bible researcher, with a focus on bibli...

When to Punch a Nazi: a Conversatio...

May 17, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

On this 2nd part of a two-part podcast, we discuss the controversial subject of physical violence as a response to hate speech.   Support our s...

When to Punch a Nazi: a Conversatio...

May 16, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Recent headlines have seen violent responses toward the culture's more distasteful voices. White supremacist Richard Spencer is punched during an i...

You Pick The Topic

May 11, 2017 8:30 PM  |  Comments

It's an impromptu show where our listeners pick the topics.  Dial in and sound off!

Degrees of Doubt: The Claims and Cr...

May 9, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Apologist Ravi Zacharias claims links to Oxford and Cambridge and education in quantum physics. But activist Steve Baughman (also known as the Frie...

Noah Lugeons: The Scathing Atheist

May 2, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Noah Lugeons is an activist, author, and host of "The Scathing Atheist" podcast. Noah joins Seth Andrews for a conversation about religion, atheism...

Does Religion Poison Everything?

Apr 25, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Christopher Hitchens is known for his famous book subtitle, "How Religion Poisons Everything."  Is this a fair statement?  Is religion always tox...

The Most Hated Woman in America

Apr 18, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Netflix has a new film profiling Madalyn Murray O'Hair, founder of American Atheists and once called "The Most Hated Woman in America." But is the ...

Addiction Recovery: 12 Steps and Be...

Apr 11, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

Alcoholics Anonymous and other recovery programs often invoke (or require) a "Higher Power." How effective is this, and are there better alternativ...

Jesus: Mything in Action (with Davi...

Apr 4, 2017 7:00 AM  |  Comments

More and more every day, the claims of a literal, historical Jesus are coming into question. Many atheists still think the Jesus-as-God story trace...


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