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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.

Scripture Says…What? for the Week of October 2nd

by Mike Gillis

In this week’s look at the funny, the scary and just plain weird passages in humanity’s holy text, is a return to Islam and its weird notion of gratitude. This passage this week comes from Jørgen from Trondheim, Norway. Qur’an Chapter 2, Verse 243, Sahih International Version: Have you (O Muhammad) not considered those who […]

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Happy Blasphemy Day!

by Mike Gillis

Well, it’s September 30th again — Blasphemy Day —  and it’s time to renew our dedication to the principles of free speech, even if it offends a few people.  As we’ve said in our discussions of religious privilege, a common tactic that religious folks use to silence dissent is to assert that they’re somehow victims […]

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When All Else Fails, Baffle Them with Bullshit.

by Mike Gillis

We get a lot of comments on our Facebook page from random people, and occasionally we get the odd “hit and run” theist, believer or New Agey type who wants to blow our collective minds with what they think is a debate-ending question. Y’know, the verbal equivalent of Hulk Hogan’s Big Leg Drop. The sort […]

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Scripture Says…What? for the Week of September 25th

by Mike Gillis

In this week’s look at the funny, the scary and just plain weird passages in humanity’s holy text, is a special one. It even has a soundtrack! Today we revisit Christianity’s weird sexual hang-ups. This passage this week comes from Ezekiel 23:19-20, New International Version: Yet she became more and more promiscuous as she recalled […]

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Join our Web Forum. We have cake.

by Mike Gillis

Alright, maybe the cake is a lie. As we’ve previously mentioned on today’s show and on our Facebook page, Ask an Atheist now has a web forum! It’s the place to discuss and debate not only the newest — or oldest episodes — of our radio show, but a place to interact with Ask an […]

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