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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.

The Failures of Faith

by Mike Gillis

We just received the following comment on our Facebook page: I recently read an article on your webpage mentioning “hit-and-run theists” who comment here, and figured I might as well take my shot: Empiricism, the idea on which scientific inquiry is based, suggests that human beings can know the truth, but can never know when […]

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The Wise Beard Man Cometh!

by Mike Gillis

Last week on our show, we interviewed long time Scientology critic, Mark Bunker – aka the “Wise Beard Man.” We had to edit it to fit our 57 minute radio time slot, but we provided Mark with a copy of the raw interview. He’s now posted his own edit of the interview on his web […]

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The Most Wonderful/Terrible Book in the History of Ever

by Mike Gillis

I love when people pour more than one flavor of crazy into a stew pot and stir them thoroughly.  What’s that? You want to cross nutball 9/11 conspiracy theories with psychic powers? A Bigfoot  mash-up with the theory of Atlantis? The ghosts of Civil War soldiers haunting my homeopathic medicine? Yes! Buy me a ticket. […]

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After 100 Episodes, What has "Ask an Atheist" Meant to You?

by Mike Gillis

A couple of weeks ago, Sam reminded me that we were closing in on one hundred episodes of “Ask an Atheist.” It still hasn’t quite set in and become real for me yet. I still haven’t quite grasped that in two years’ time, we’ve interviewed everyone from Sean Faircloth to Greta Christina to James Randi; […]

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