Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


…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.



Original Air Date: December 15, 2019

Runtime: 00:56:56

Becky, Dan, and Josh express alarm regarding assumed entitlement to butts and tabernacles, governmental hand-waving around antisemitism, and religiously-tinged nationality tests in the US and India. Dan clarifies fish grunts for Sam, and we hear [...]


Fish Grunts

Original Air Date: December 8, 2019

Runtime: 00:43:06

Sam, Josh, and Luke follow up on yet another Kentucky license plate rejection, question the “wisdom” of sunning one’s nethers, comment on novel ways scientists are attempting to support dying coral reefs, and marvel at an [...]


Pancreatic Miracle

Original Air Date: December 1, 2019

Runtime: 00:56:57

Nick, Becky, and Luke celebrate a “meow-raculous” recovery! They then talk about insidious proselytizing and coercion, charity (and its associated attached strings or misuse thereof), freedom of thought, and out-of-this-world role models.


Ovarian Fortitude

Original Air Date: November 17, 2019

Runtime: 00:56:24

This week Sam is back in the studio with no gimmicks.  Josh and Dave hang out to discuss the nicest thing that’s ever happened to Dave, as well as school preaching gone wrong,  “straight pride” parades, toxic masculine [...]