Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide



Original Air Date: June 17, 2018

Runtime: 00:56:59

Sam, Dave, and Wes talk about the intersection of religiosity and immigration.  Sports and Scifi make an appearance. Call to Action: Help Detained Immigrants and their Kids.


Risen Lord Jesus RefinesFire Christ

Original Air Date: June 10, 2018

Runtime: 00:57:00

Becky, Meredith, & Josh express alarm at religion can normalize ethnic supremacy, justify hurting children, and shield mental disturbances. Also, we want to build a ziggurat in Tacoma.


ABX Testing On Potatoes

Original Air Date: June 3, 2018

Runtime: 00:56:58

Sam, Becky, and Meredith dissect the technology behind homeopathic soundwaves, highlight unlikely atheist candidates abroad, and decry the drowning small animals.


Two Words

Original Air Date: May 27, 2018

Runtime: 00:46:19

This previously unaired episode, recorded on December 19, 2016, was part of our “Gritty Reboot” series. Sam, Bridget, and Josh go back to basics to explore “What is an atheist?”, while also defining what an atheist is not.


Floating Frogs, Copper Bracelets, & Quantum

Original Air Date: May 19, 2018

Runtime: 00:56:59

A previously unaired episode from  “Lost in Diskspace!” of the Gritty Reboot: What is Pseudoscience?  From toxin removal to magnetic bracelets, Dan leads Sam and Becky through understanding why pseudoscientific explanations can be so [...]


Norman Borlaug’s Popcorn Balls

Original Air Date: May 13, 2018

Runtime: 00:41:55

From the “Lost in Diskspace” files! A previously unreleased episode from August 2, 2015 featuring Sam, Dan, and Bridget talking discussing baseball, myth and fantasy, snakes, “new” atheism, and a variant on Pascal’s [...]


Malarky in the Land of Oz

Original Air Date: May 6, 2018

Runtime: 00:56:58

Becky, Warb, and Paul discuss positive steps for humanism & freethought in prisons, politics, and publishing, with additional discussion of military experience, and Trump’s affinity for celebrity appointees.


Jesus Christ, Porno Starr

Original Air Date: April 29, 2018

Runtime: 00:56:47

Sam, Josh, Tom, and special return contributor Mike Gillis explore mind control, blasphemous TV, Gentlemen’s Clickbait, and the travesty of forced baptism.


Homeopathic Poop Train

Original Air Date: April 22, 2018

Runtime: 00:56:59

Becky and Luke welcome back water quality expert Eric for Earth Day to take us through the ins and outs of bio-solids, plus an analysis of the weird beliefs behind homeopathic dilution, and what wine Jesus might have enjoyed after water-based [...]


Alien Clone Babies Cheat at Donkey Kong

Original Air Date: April 15, 2018

Runtime: 00:55:55

Sam, Luke, and Josh pay homage to the late Art Bell, muse about the importance of critical thinking when it comes to arcade game huxter-villains, chuckle at Christian cinema flops, respond to listener feedback, and praise NJ lawmakers for strong vax [...]