Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


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 [...]


…with Sam Mulvey

Original Air Date: January 26, 2020

Runtime: 00:42:03

Dave facilitates a discussion between Sam and his father, Sam Sr., who’s visiting from out of town.  Topics range from mid-west talk show history, Ed Wood films, pizza, public art, Chicago, travel, automobiles, and Mulvey family history.   [...]


Space Forced

Original Air Date: January 19, 2020

Runtime: 00:56:52

Sam, Luke, and Dave open with politics and sports, talk uniforms of sporting and military natures, laptops, psychics, scammers, grammar, and SPAAACE.


Wag the Cat

Original Air Date: January 12, 2020

Runtime: 00:56:36

Becky, Josh, and Justin talk pets, snow, Roe v. Wade, and further developments in the gay-Jesus Netflix “scandal.”  Justin breaks down the impeachment into something understandable.


Amoral Compass

Original Air Date: January 5, 2020

Runtime: 00:56:59

Justin helps Dan and Becky make sense of the lead-up to the Suleimani assassination. Becky and Dan interview former CQNW camper Bailey about atheist adolescence, and we all chuckle at holy crop dusting.


Velociraptor Trebuchet

Original Air Date: December 29, 2019

Runtime: 00:55:34

Generalissimo Sam gives his post-battle report from the War on Xmas alongside Dan and Josh.  They discuss bird deaths, Trump, the Graham family, and vigilante justice for priest sex abuse victims.


Country AND Western

Original Air Date: December 24, 2019

Runtime: 00:56:48

In Memoriam: Morgan Lambert. Nick, Luke, and Becky touch on xmas music, predatory tithing, a new biblical theme park, and domestic terrorist Matt Shea. They welcome author David Fitzgerald, who challenges the historicity of Jesus and his sexuality.