Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


I’m Pro-Becky, Who…

Original Air Date: May 22, 2022

Runtime: 00:54:23

Becky Friedman and Rebecca Vitsmun address the draft SCOTUS decision that threatens Roe v. Wade through frank discussion of their own experience with abortion, parenting, reproductive health, and the right to self-determination via bodily autonomy. [...]


Advanced Vatican & Dragons 2.5E

Original Air Date: April 24, 2022

Runtime: 00:54:52

Sam welcomes Luke and Ranjan back to the show, where they discuss education, parenting, a possibly inauspicious upcoming SCOTUS ruling, atheist identity, and Vatican vocab.


St. Crispin Glover’s Day

Original Air Date: April 17, 2022

Runtime: 00:55:57

The crew return to Ask an Atheist with a discussion of the new OnlySky network, an upcoming Masters of Divinity program through the AHA, and the Pot Smoker’s Bible.  


Leave Room For Architeuthis

Original Air Date: September 12, 2021

Runtime: 00:37:17

Sam gives health updates and previews what the 40th season has in store for listeners. Becky and Warb are along for the ride, discussing Camp Quest NorthWest’s time travel theme.


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!


…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 [...]


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.



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!


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 [...]


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!