Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


Gubernatorial Politics and Other Unmentionables

Original Air Date: March 28, 2017

Runtime: 01:18:44

This week Josh and Nathan join Sam to discuss political body art and the death of the AHCA.   In the second half, we talk with Noah Dyer, candidate for Governor of the State of Arizona.  


On Your Sleeve

Original Air Date: March 19, 2017

Runtime: 01:08:41

Becky, Bridget, and Sean delve into the damaging philosophies of abstinence-only school sex ed presenters, share excitement over the upcoming March for Science, and consider when atheists should publicly visually identify themselves as such. [...]


Sodacross Maniacs

Original Air Date: March 12, 2017

Runtime: 01:16:42

This week we talk about cruciform beverages, religious field trips, and death conversion therapy.   Casey and Dave join Sam in the studio.


Listening to Shelley and Rob

Original Air Date: March 6, 2017

Runtime: 01:02:26

In the first segment Meredith, Sam, and Wes talk wire taps, pledges, and surprising new atheist groups.  Following that discussion we sit down and listen to Shelley‘s music live in the studio, with several unexpected surprises.   So [...]


Talking with Shelley and Rob

Original Air Date: February 26, 2017

Runtime: 00:55:32

Sam and Becky speak with Shelley Segal and Rob in the studio about immigration, Russian flags, and being on tour.   We also discuss I-1552, supernatural politics, and CQNW.  


They Keep Pounding

Original Air Date: February 19, 2017

Runtime: 01:23:45

This week Sam hosts as Josh and Tyson talk about stories where a bad argument, continually restated, has an opportunity to win.  


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.