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Mike Gillis is co-creator, and co-host of Ask an Atheist. He hosts the Radio vs. the Martians! and
Mike and Pól Save the Universe!
podcasts.

He also enjoys comic books, the Planet of the Apes, and the band Queen.

No Justice for Alber Saber

by Mike Gillis

Alber Saber, the 27 year-old computer science graduate and online atheist activist has been convicted on blasphemy charges in Egypt. On Wednesday. he was sentenced in a Cairo court to three years in prison for Facebook posts where he promoted atheism, insulting Islam and Christianity and criticizing religious belief.

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Free Alber Saber!

by Mike Gillis

Last month, a 27 year-old atheism activist and computer science graduate named Alber Saber was arrested in Cairo for doing what we do on Ask an Atheist every week. He disrespected and criticized religious beliefs and their political influence. He posted the controversial “Innocence of Muslims” video on his Egyptian Atheists Facebook page along with […]

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Vote for “Ask an Atheist” for Best Local Podcast

by Mike Gillis

Last year, we participated in Evening Magazine’s “Best of Western Washington” Awards – a local distinction that nets any winner a decent amount of positive attention. Thanks to all of you, we came in 2nd Place in a field of 47 candidates for the Best Local Podcast award. We aim to win this year, but […]

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