Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


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 [...]



Original Air Date: August 5, 2018

Runtime: 00:54:58

Becky, Tom, and Mike study up on changing demographics of American religiosity. Becky has it out for Jeff Sessions, who has it out for her. Sam joins the fun in explaining the Hero’s Journey according to Steven Seagal.


Atheist Heatwave

Original Air Date: July 29, 2018

Runtime: 00:57:00

Luke and Josh join Becky for discussion of religious animus disguised as nationalism, and vice versa, plus some fun with linguistics. Becky sits down with Susan Gerbic to learn about Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia.


Power Kink

Original Air Date: July 24, 2018

Runtime: 00:53:53

Sam puts on his tinfoil hat while Wes and Meredith stand agast discussing politics, neologisms, anti-medicine churches, and religious bigotry.


Nature, uh, Finds A Way

Original Air Date: July 17, 2018

Runtime: 00:55:49

Sam and Dave spend some time talking sports, cars, and videogames, but also manage to be erudite and reflective about dogmatic government. Becky is incensed by kids being harmed. All three remark at nature raging against the machine.