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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.



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...

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...


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