Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


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 [...]


The Summoning

Original Air Date: November 10, 2019

Runtime: 00:56:46

Sam has officially returned!  He, Josh, and Becky interview Camp Quest’s executive director Kim Newton and hear from camp leaders nation wide during the 2019 Camp Quest National Leadership Summit.


Candy and Kickers

Original Air Date: November 4, 2019

Runtime: 00:56:59

Becky, Dave, and Nick talk sports, Halloween, Satanists, and traditions new and old.


Secular Latinx Voices

Original Air Date: October 27, 2019

Runtime: 00:31:09

Becky interviews Dr. Juhem Navarro–Rivera, a researcher at the intersection of race, religion, and politics, about the Latinx Humanist Alliance and the evolving religious demographics within the Latinx/Hispanic-American community.


Standard, Contemplative, Thematic

Original Air Date:

Runtime: 00:56:53

Becky, Luke, and Josh explore Christian outrage against LGBTQ-inclusive restrooms and cereal, Pompeo’s Christian leadership agenda, and a prayer-based smart watch/app. They also interview Luke Douglas of the Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix [...]


Non-Gendered Outlying Structures

Original Air Date: October 13, 2019

Runtime: 00:50:50

Sam, Josh, and Becky rail against the cycle of medical debt, applaud a church helping to clear it, talk about Jesus-themed footwear, and explore the weird team-up of Andrew Yang and Dr. Oz. Becky explains Never Again and she sheds.


Major-Minor Logic Boundaries

Original Air Date: October 6, 2019

Runtime: 00:57:00

Becky, Josh, and Nick celebrate rainbow crosswalks and growing Bangladeshi egalitarianism, decry abuse of governmental power to proselytize, examine a bit of music theory, and explore the limits of logic.


On the Ignorance of Species

Original Air Date: September 29, 2019

Runtime: 00:56:57

Becky and Luke welcome Nick back as we discuss plant-based “meat,” religious dress in the workplace and sports, creationist misapprehensions, dinosaurs, and cider.