Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


Death Planet vs. Juggalos vs. Mary Tyler Moore

Original Air Date: September 17, 2017

Runtime: 01:00:32

Becky, Wes, & Meredith consider the unlikely end of the world, supernatural realms, Bigfoot, and Juggalos. Becky rages at the Christian anti-school machine.


Commanding Millibars

Original Air Date: September 10, 2017

Runtime: 01:06:30

Becky, Josh, and Meredith decline to pray for Hurricane victims, say grace before meals, or insist on the pledge of allegiance. Instead, we laugh at a scepter-bearing Prophetess and bemoan politicians' calls for godly intercession. Also: don't marry [...]


Fair Play

Original Air Date: September 4, 2017

Runtime: 01:10:38

This week, Colton and Becky welcome Sam Mulvey into the studio to discuss the personal history of an obscure atheist. In the second half, Becky and Sky continue the discussion with Sam, moving to politics and the Nation’s Pledge.  


Storm Surges and Blowhards

Original Air Date: August 27, 2017

Runtime: 01:01:05

Becky and Josh welcome Autumn to the studio to talk about gender neutral cabins at Camp Quest NorthWest. We also pick apart Trump's awful Phoenix speech and unconscionable pardoning of Joe Arpaio. CALL TO ACTION: Donate to Humanist Disaster [...]


Going Ape

Original Air Date: August 21, 2017

Runtime: 01:06:13

Becky’s still on summer vacation, but half the country’s kids are back to school. What’s this mean in states that try to obliterate or obfuscate evolution from the curriculum?? And what the heck happened to our country while Becky [...]


Not Okay

Original Air Date: August 13, 2017

Runtime: 01:13:56

This week, Josh and Wes join Sam to talk about things that are not okay in various types: The violence in Charlottesville, a war-mongering president, and Sam himself.


F@#% Your Rainbow Bridge!

Original Air Date: August 6, 2017

Runtime: 01:21:04

Becky examines how atheists approach the death of animal companions with the help of Nathan and Kristi, but first we chuckle at offensive art and license plates.


Too Many Zeroes

Original Air Date: July 30, 2017

Runtime: 01:01:22

Becky, Bridget, and Wes do math for Creationists and some Republicans. ¬†We also highlight some of Trump’s atrocious comments to the Boy Scouts of America, ponder pudding, and celebrate health boards who do the right thing to protect [...]


“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 [...]