Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide

39.6

Update: Everything is Healing Nicely

Original Air Date: June 8, 2021

Runtime: 00:03:50

We’re not back to regular episodes yet, but we’re getting there.   Here’s an update from Sam’s new-ish YouTube channel from the brand new studio about how things are going!

39.18

…and I shall Salt the Earth as I Leave.

Original Air Date: April 23, 2021

Runtime: 01:13:04

Note: NOT FOR BROADCAST.  Contains swear words in final 1/3 of show.   Radio safe versions will be sent. Sam, Josh, Becky, and a special guest explore the artifice and dogma of academia.  They also ponder what kind of god orders you to bogart a [...]

39.17

The 2020 Not Very Special Special

Original Air Date: January 1, 2021

Runtime: 00:58:20

Sam and Becky close out 2020 and welcome 2021 reflecting on flat earth, propaganda, false and real conspiracies, a throwback to 2012 atheist activism, the pronunciation of gentry-adored automobiles, color theory, fashion design, holidays, and hopes.

39.X5

Notable

Original Air Date: November 24, 2020

Runtime: 00:54:59

Becky and Sam welcome Rob Palmer, volunteer with Recovering From Religion, and chat about where the org is at 10 years.  They also talk about how people seek information, the role of Wikipedia, and some problems therein.  Sam has a new project!

39.X4

The Cure for Samness?

Original Air Date: October 18, 2020

Runtime: 01:13:21

Sam, Ranjan, and Becky address a religious statue they actually are fine with, and the staggering credulity that prompted Trump to retweet a satire site as news. Then, Sam tackles an explanation of his absence by revealing an unexpected diagnosis [...]

39.16

Ask A Trailer Park Atheist

Original Air Date: October 4, 2020

Runtime: 00:50:51

Becky of AaA and Tucker Drake, the Trailer Park Atheist, do a cross-over episode where they discuss a blasphemous T-Rex, the Talmud, school & workplace COVID (un)safety, Biblical authorship, momentous points in history, and more!

39.15

Comical Gloom

Original Air Date: September 1, 2020

Runtime: 0:53:40

Becky and Josh review a theist’s strawman portrait of our beliefs, a provocateur’s Satanic conspiracies, another provocateur’s Instagram scandal, and everything wrong with a Christian crowdfunding campaign for a domestic terrorist. [...]

39.14

Sam Wants to Buy an Ambulance

Original Air Date: July 28, 2020

Runtime: 00:53:17

In this belated (non-)episode, Becky and Sam discuss what they’ve been up to, say hello to our new KTQA listeners, and then actually do something that sounds like Ask an Atheist involving atheist groups, bleach,  and RC cars.  No, not [...]

39.X2

The Front Fell Off

Original Air Date: May 18, 2020

Runtime: 0:33:44

Sam explains the extended gaps between recording sessions and teeth. He and Becky discuss cognitive dissonance, Roman history, dogmatic thought, and data backups as they respond to listener feedback.

39.13

…or I might be full of shazbot.

Original Air Date: April 30, 2020

Runtime: 1:15:02

On the precipice of a full decade of Ask an Atheist, Sam talks about the show and his increasing disillusionment with being a public atheist. Then, we talk about real-life Scooby Doo ghosts.