Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


Darwin for Science

Original Air Date: February 15, 2017

Runtime: 01:23:27

Sam welcomes Miles Greb, organizer of Seattle’s March for Science. Dan explains ozone. [Ranjan does something].  


Intellectual Bravery, Hunger for Truth

Original Air Date: February 6, 2017

Runtime: 01:08:59

Becky and Bridget welcome newcomer Sean as they discuss heartening news and some disappointing news from Washington State, and answer a listener’s inquiry on humanity’s specialness.


Midlife Crisis

Original Air Date: January 31, 2017

Runtime: 01:24:33

This week, Dave and Tyson help Sam navigate being a podcaster in a modern context.   Also, we discover that an argument between The Pope and Ronald McDonald is still funny.


Spider Breakfast

Original Air Date: January 25, 2017

Runtime: 00:59:05

Sam, Jeremy, and Josh discuss “alternative facts” from their view under the bus.  Queer dance parties, pagan prison services, and global marches give them hope.


Fool Me Once…

Original Air Date: January 15, 2017

Runtime: 01:08:04

Back in Tacoma, Dan, Meredith, and Wes try to fool Sam with some fake news.  We also discuss what makes fake news fake.


Mulvey Family Variety Hour

Original Air Date: January 8, 2017

Runtime: 00:51:24

Sam, while in Chicago, talks with Dan Daugherty and Charles Mulvey of Annex Radio about social media, politics, racism, and a little bit of religion.  


Arguing with Bad Faith

Original Air Date: January 1, 2017

Runtime: 00:46:05

In yet another installment of our ‘Gritty Reboot Series’, Becky, Dan, and Sam discuss the innumerable guises of creationism.


Deconversion Stories

Original Air Date: December 25, 2016

Runtime: 00:55:30

In the last episode of a tumultuous year, we focus on the individual paths that eventually brought us into the studio.  Dave, Dan, and Becky reveal their personal journeys to atheism.


In the Study Hall of the Mountain King

Original Air Date: December 20, 2016

Runtime: 00:47:14

This week, Sam reads an article he wrote last week regarding the “After School Satan” project of The Satanic Temple.   Wes and Meredith then join in to help unpack the way Sam thinks about the temple, and to discuss a game that pits [...]


Differently Flexible

Original Air Date: December 13, 2016

Runtime: 00:49:39

Sam, Dan, and Dave talk yoga, martyrdom, Irish blasphemy, bee stings, and booze.