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The Not-So-Intelligent Designer (wi...

Apr 17, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Biologist, professor and author Dr. Abby Hafer gives specific examples of "Intelligent Design" that isn't intelligent at all. Dr. Hafer's Book, "T...

Seth Andrews Turns 50: from the 201...

Apr 10, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews joins a live audience to celebrate his (approaching) 50th birthday at the 2018 American Atheists National Convention. Video of this s...

When Christians Are Losing The Argu...

Apr 3, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

A recent internet meme asks users to "Name something a Christian says when they're losing an argument to an atheist." We explore some all-too-famil...

Leona Stucky: Surviving My Impotent...

Mar 30, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Leona Stucky suffered abuse and shame as a Mennonite teenager. This is the story of her survival, escape, and liberation. Dr. Stucky's website: ht...

Could You Forgive a Killer?

Mar 28, 2018 2:30 PM  |  Comments

This bonus broadcast explores the story of Malala Yousafzai, her forgiveness of a Taliban assassin, and a much larger conversation about ideologie...

A Happy Show about Death

Mar 27, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Death is often a taboo subject. But is it subject to be avoided (and an inevitability to be feared)? Join us for a candid, real, and destigmatizin...

The Triumph of Christianity: with D...

Mar 20, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Author and New Testament scholar Dr. Bart Ehrman joins the show to talk about his latest book, "The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religi...

Ian Harris: The Skeptic Comedian

Mar 13, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

California comedian and atheist Ian Harris joins Seth Andrews to talk about atheism, skepticism, religion, and the punchlines that come with them. ...

The God of the Gun: A "Divine Right...

Mar 6, 2018 2:00 AM  |  Comments

In the wake of the February 2018 Parkland, Florida school shooting, many Christians again claim that the right to own an assault rifle is God-given...

An Atheist Insomniac: Musings of th...

Feb 27, 2018 2:30 AM  |  Comments

Seth Andrews talks about those long nights of sleep-starved contemplation, and he speaks with callers about their own musings and observations.

Alpha God: The Psychology of Religi...

Feb 20, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Clinical psychologist Dr. Hector Garcia joins Seth Andrews for a candid (and potentially controversial) discussion about the origins and characteri...

Tactics: How to Change Minds (inclu...

Feb 13, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Activists Matt Dillahunty, Sarah Haider, Anthony Magnabosco and Kavin Senapathy join Seth Andrews for a conversation about how to best engage relig...

The Brew City Benefit: Humanism and...

Feb 7, 2018 12:30 PM  |  Comments

The Brew City Benefit happens in Milwaukee, WI April 7th, 2018, benefiting RAINN (the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), and helping to cr...

Confessions of a (former) Naturopat...

Feb 6, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Britt Hermes once practiced "naturopathic medicine." Today, she is being sued for publicly criticizing a naturopathic doctor. Britt speaks with Se...

Religious Trauma Syndrome

Jan 30, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Religion is often declared a positive force. This show explores the darker side of religious teaching and thinking, and the very real harm it so of...

Humanism and the Challenge of Race:...

Jan 23, 2018 5:00 AM  |  Comments

Dr. Anthony Pinn is a Harvard-educated author, professor, and expert on theology and religious studies. He speaks with Seth Andrews about atheism ...

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...


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