Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


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 [...]


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.