Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


…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.


Sparky On Ice

Original Air Date: April 12, 2020

Runtime: 00:39:16

Sam and Becky talk with Robert Ray, a frequent guest on Ask An Atheist over the years. He’s a Humanist Celebrant, podcaster, father, and electrician who is recently back to the US after spending a year in Antarctica. Then we talk about A Car [...]


Extra: I Can Smell Through Time

Original Air Date: April 5, 2020

Runtime: 0:33:31

We’re doing alright– and we explain a little of that in this Podcast Extra. We talk about what’s going around the house, what projects we’ve been up to, and why we don’t have a show today. How are you?



Original Air Date: March 29, 2020

Runtime: 0:55:47

Sam and Becky remotely welcome Johnathan Arriola as they talk about hotdogs, religion in the era of social distancing, and the mystery of Trump’s religious affiliation.


Era Dust

Original Air Date: March 23, 2020

Runtime: 0:46:07

Sam & Becky, from the safety of their home, welcome remote guest host Shujin Tribble as they contemplate parody ceremonies for cats, criticize craft store antics, and say bye (finally?) to the saga of Coach Joe Kennedy. Also: hotdogs.



Original Air Date: March 12, 2020

Runtime: 00:57:00

Josh and Becky swat down charlatan cures for COVID-19, talk with Thomasin Satanlad about The Satanic Temple’s infernal ritual at the statehouse steps, and answer some listener questions.


Leadership Track

Original Air Date: March 3, 2020

Runtime: 00:57:02

Becky returns from Camp Quest NW’s inaugural teen leadership retreat, Dan previews his tour of summer camp biomes, Justin fills us in on Russian election interference developments, and we all take a look at political perceptions.


Tastebud MMA

Original Air Date: February 23, 2020

Runtime: 0:56:59

Dave and Josh help Command-line Deity Sam celebrate a numerically interesting birthday.  They talk sports, booze, virulence, and Christian lawmakers, and mourn the untimely passing of a stunt-obsessed flat-earther.


Sweeping Graham Cracker Crumbs

Original Air Date: February 17, 2020

Runtime: 00:56:36

Becky, Dan, and Luke discuss hoaxes, state legislation, college, Salish Sea conservation, rebuffed preachers, and mo(o)re.


Of Faeries and Fish

Original Air Date: February 3, 2020

Runtime: 00:56:55

Becky, Justin, and Dan ponder the important questions of whether Jesus would beat up Bolton, if witchcraft brought down Kobe’s helicopter, whether your D&D group is a Canadian church, and the extent to which steel melts water fairies. And [...]