Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide


Pascal’s Wager My Abs

Original Air Date: October 30, 2016

Runtime: 01:00:52

This week’s continuation of the Gritty Reboot Series has Sam and Dave taking down the most annoying argument atheists hear: Pascal’s Wager.   In the second segment, Carol (who might be new or not) and Becky handle some listener [...]


Climate Change & Elves

Original Air Date: October 23, 2016

Runtime: 00:39:00

This week, Bridget and Dan join Sam with a “For Science!” about the unexpected effects of climate change. In the second segment, we talk about elves, Iceland, and how we track stories down.


Describing What We Are

Original Air Date: October 16, 2016

Runtime: 00:41:17

In the next installment of our ‘Gritty Reboot Series,’ Sam talks with Becca and Nathan about Humanism, a philosophy held by many atheists, including today’s hosts.



Original Air Date: October 11, 2016

Runtime: 00:31:20

Becky and Dan welcome Jonathan Tweet back into the studio.  They discuss the second edition publication of “Grandmother Fish” as well as the upcoming kickstarter for Jonathan’s evolution-based card game “Clades.”  


Art Creation in Tacoma

Original Air Date: October 2, 2016

Runtime: 00:57:38

Continuing our discussion about the destruction of art in Tacoma by zealotry, we talk with Amy McBride, the Arts Administrator for the City of Tacoma.   We also talk about art programs in general in the city, as Sam tries to get people to move [...]


Camp Quest Northwest 2016

Original Air Date: September 24, 2016

Runtime: 00:27:06

In this episode, Becky, Bridget and Dan discuss what went on at this year’s Camp Quest Northwest.  


Atheists in Fiction III

Original Air Date: September 18, 2016

Runtime: 01:05:27

In the beginning of our “Gritty Reboot Series,” Mike Gillis rejoins Sam, Becky, and Dave as we talk about how atheists are portrayed in the media.   We discuss: Horatio Hornblower, Atheists in Comic Books, the TV show Bones, and Rory [...]


Running for Office

Original Air Date: September 11, 2016

Runtime: 01:00:13

This week we talk to Jennifer Goulet, candidate for the 9th Legislative District in Washington’s State House.   We continue discussing the war on bathrooms, and atheists in Washington State’s prison system.


An Illinois Mulvey in King Ham’s Court

Original Air Date: September 4, 2016

Runtime: 01:03:22

Charlie Mulvey is a Chicago-area resident who hosts the B-sides podcast on Annex Radio. Yes, you heard that right–another Mulvey! He’s with to talk about a recent trek he made to Kentucky’s Creation Museum.    We also talk about [...]


Art Destruction In Tacoma

Original Air Date: August 28, 2016

Runtime: 01:02:51

This week, we talk to Anthony “Cable” Duenas and Shaun “Modem” Rankin, two mural artists in Tacoma who’s work has recently been painted over by religiously motivated people.   We also talk about Miss Cleo (again), and… swimwear.