Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


“After the Gold Rush” and Sci-Fi Optimism

Original Air Date: July 24, 2017

Runtime: 01:49:48

This week Miles Greb joins the gang to talk about “After the Gold Rush,” his sci-fi comic book series. We also talk about science fiction, optimism, suicidal Daleks, and a little bit about how Sam works.


Sticky and Transparent Circumstances

Original Air Date: July 17, 2017

Runtime: 01:17:40

Sam speaks with guest Faye who recounts the moment that percipitated her departure from high school Mormon seminary class, Dan explains slime eels, Becky verifies that there are ways to be an atheist apart from Humanist, and Colby asks about the [...]


Smuggling & Catholics & Bears, Oh My!

Original Air Date: July 9, 2017

Runtime: 01:10:08

Becky and Dan welcome Karen Garst, the Faithless Feminist.  We also consider the ethics of using religious freedom to protect the environment.  Newcomer Colby joins us in the 3rd segment to decry Hobby Lobby and celebrate a Washington State LGBT [...]


Sucking Ultra-Eighth-Dimentional Lemons

Original Air Date: July 2, 2017

Runtime: 01:04:41

Sam, Josh, and Wes recall Trump’s pro-wrestling  interactions, ponder the cosmos, discuss what makes a Christian, express horror over cow vengence, and lament girl engineers being denied entry in the country for robotics competitions.


50 Generations of Lemon Chicken

Original Air Date: June 27, 2017

Runtime: 01:11:10

Rebecca Vitsmun returns with an update from the Humanist Disaster Recovery Team‘s most recent deployment.  Sam, Becky, and Jeremy discuss pride, politics, and fastidious airline passengers who can’t use religion to discriminate.  Lemon [...]


Duck, Duck, NOOGE

Original Air Date: June 18, 2017

Runtime: 01:25:41

Sam, Dave, and Tyson delve into fundamentalist child-abusing money launderers, the toning down of rhetoric among Southern Baptists/washed-up rockers/family restaurants/Mac’n’Cheese, and what to do with a president who doesn’t care [...]


No Wait… A Llama!

Original Air Date: June 11, 2017

Runtime: 01:50:13

Sam gets political, screamy, and mushy.  Josh laments the persecuted majority.  Becky yells about inappropriate school discipline and also sex clubs, separately.  Dave joins for a nuanced discussion on sports.  An aging Nelson impersonator makes [...]


Climate of Terror

Original Air Date: June 4, 2017

Runtime: 01:28:03

Sam, Wes, and Meredith speak freely about prayer patrols, Portland, Patriot rallies, and sassy responses to Trump pulling out of the Paris Accord. Dan explains doomsday seed vaults to Sam and Jeremy.


Is it Terrorism? Yes.

Original Air Date: May 28, 2017

Runtime: 01:32:44

Sam, Becky, and Dave lament bodyslammer creationists and racially and religiously motivated mass transit stabbings.  Then we’re back with Ranjan to debrief the Pro-Truth Pledge and discuss presidential politics.


Each Time I Feel LIke This Inside…

Original Air Date: May 22, 2017

Runtime: 01:20:32

Sam, Becky, and Ranjan talk lovely local news, followed by a cerebral and fascinating interview with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky of Intentional Insights and the Rational Politics Project that promotes the Pro-Truth Pledge for individuals and public figures.