Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


The Sky Is Penguins

Original Air Date: October 21, 2018

Runtime: 00:57:01

Becky, Becca, and Dan explain how “natural instincts” are often quite wrong. We dissect some of the devil’s major victories (acronyms) and explore our preference for religious pluralism over religious or atheist supremacy. We welcome guest [...]


Rubber Chickens for Truth!

Original Air Date: October 14, 2018

Runtime: 00:56:59

Sam returns for a whole episode with Dave and Josh as we fight the forces of anti-semantics!   We discuss Chelsea’s new policies for racists, the (new) lack of a death penalty in Washington state, and woo among the Atheists.   We also talk [...]


Camping, Panama, & Insubordination

Original Air Date: October 10, 2018

Runtime: 00:55:38

Sam’s back! He, Josh, and Luke try and make sense of the Kavanaugh confirmation.  Some state legislators want to ban porn at libraries, Becky provides insight on a Spanish religious offense case with Bridget, and “Ding dong, Harold [...]


Archaic & Arbitrary

Original Air Date: September 30, 2018

Runtime: 00:56:52

Becky, Bridget, and Luke are unnerved by Christian forgiveness, swearing to god, and sexually explicit questioning of children. But we love India’s court rulings that eliminate adultery and homosexuality as crimes!


Rebutting Goodnight Moon

Original Air Date: September 23, 2018

Runtime: 00:56:58

Becky, Luke, and Josh discuss how religious freedom, including freedom not to be religious, balances with secular law in the case of libraries, schools, parking lots, zoning, and medicine; they dissect how misguided zealots or conspiracy theorists [...]


Illegal Eggs Over Easy

Original Air Date: September 16, 2018

Runtime: 00:57:00

Becky and Nathan highlight similarities between Saudi religious sensibilities, Ultra-Orthodox Israel, and Mike Pence. David Diskin talks up California Freethought Day. And we ponder what perfumes and beauty accessories atheist starter kit might [...]


Elon Musk’s Flat Earth

Original Air Date: September 10, 2018

Runtime: 00:59:31

Sam, Josh, and Becky celebrate an achievement of The Original Motto Project, dissect a tech claim of a disgraced military reverend, cheer the work of unions, and place bets on who wrote the unsigned, anti-Trump op-ed.


Yelping Jesus

Original Air Date: September 2, 2018

Runtime: 00:57:22

Becky, Mike, and Nathan dissect the farce of Christian persecution, celebrate the diminishing moral stranglehold of the Catholic Church, ponder atheist pride parades, and throw scrutiny at weather-controlling sonic cannons. Also, Alex Jones is [...]


Three Sams In A Dodge Dart

Original Air Date: August 26, 2018

Runtime: 00:57:57

Sam, Dave, and Tom assess Billy Corgan’s Card Line status, an alien-abductee politician, and the (de)merits of punching in the name of Jesus. Becky steps in and asks the world to quit hurting children in the name of religion.


The Orwell Follies

Original Air Date: August 12, 2018

Runtime: 00:57:14

The modern political landscape looks like an Orwellian comedy, or at least Sam thinks so. Josh and Tom sit at the table to discuss Saudi Arabia and Canada, the works of Winston Churchill, and reactions to the ridiculousness of “Religious [...]