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As of today, it’s official— Ask an Atheist will be moving from the friendly confines of SCANtv to KLAY 1180 AM, a radio station in Tacoma, starting in January 2011. There will be a lot more to announce and to talk about in the coming week, but for now, enjoy this video and press release, and for those of you state-side, Happy Thanksgiving!
Official-Style Press Release
Sunday, November 28th, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Producer and Co-creator
Ask an Atheist
producers (at) askanatheist.tv
“ASK AN ATHEIST” TO PREMIERE ON KLAY 1180 AM; BENEFIT SHOW TO BE HELD AT TACOMA COMEDY CLUB
TACOMA — “Ask an Atheist,” a television program that debuted on Seattle public access in June is moving to radio early next year, joining the lineup of KLAY 1180 AM, a locally-owned station based in Lakewood.
“Ask an Atheist,” which swept the SCAN cable access Awards last month with four awards, including Favorite New Program of 2010 and Favorite Religious Program, was only the second atheism-themed television program in the country. In the move to radio, it will be the first explicitly atheism-themed program on commercial radio.
To provide the seed money for the radio show’s first round of episodes, “Ask an Atheist” is holding a benefit comedy show at the Tacoma Comedy Club on Thursday, December 9th.
Tacoma, WA 98402
- Aaron “Riggs” Flett,professional comedian and writer/director of the locally produced feature length film Jesus For Less.
- Derek Sheen, a member of the People’s Republic Of Komedy, and producer/host of the Delicious Mediocrity podcast.
- Jeremy Whitman, Co-Creator of Ask An Atheist and nationally touring comedian.
- The headliner of the evening will be Brad Upton, a former writer/performer on Seattle’s Almost Live!, as well as an internationally touring act.
Tacoma Comedy Club includes a full drinks and food menu. Tickets are $20 and are available online at Brown Paper Tickets.
“Ask an Atheist” is a live, weekly educational call-in program dedicated to atheism, skeptical inquiry and the separation of church and state. It premiered on SCAN Community Public Access in Seattle on June 6, 2010 and
has regular viewers in over a dozen countries.
Mike Gillis, Producer and Co-Creator, “Ask an Atheist”, (206) 755-4262, producers (at) askanatheist.tv