Someone at the Sunday ACA Lecture series alerted me that my (brief) introductory topic on the last show I cohosted might have confused some people. They asked if I could provide some examples in order to clarify what I was trying to describe. I’m always appreciative when someone lets me know I’ve been unclear, as …
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Jan 21 2013
Jan 20 2013
I was a guest on Trolling with Logic podcast today. And I met another guest, Aly, who was on to discuss a recent blasphemy arrest, and offer information about what people can do to help. Currently the idea is to put as much public pressure on Kuwait as possible in hopes of getting them to …
Jan 12 2013
I wanted to post a follow up to the Sunday show that created some stir on the Internet this week. The best thing I’ve seen come out of it has been people on threads debating these ideas. Not long ago, I started saying that religion has “The Best P.R. Machine Ever.” No matter what they …
Jan 12 2013
OK, first article I see in today’s paper, and why it pisses me off: Texas has successfully defuned Planned Parenthood clinics in Texas. Their propaganda point has consistently been “we don’t want tax dollars going to abortions.” However, it has been consistently reported that we already do not allow tax money to go to abortion …
Jan 06 2013
Main caller wants to talk about morality. Show archive can be viewed here. Addendum: Raw Story has reported on this episode. And it appears we made Alternet as well. New Addendum: And today, we made Huffington Post.
Dec 19 2012
Last Sunday on the show I had an opportunity to address Mike Huckabee’s wildly inappropriate and downright loathsome comment on the First Grade shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Hours after the attack, Huckabee had this to say: It’s an interesting thing. We ask why there’s violence in our schools but we’ve systematically removed God from our schools. Should …
Dec 08 2012
Woke up today and saw that the new design template for FTB had gone live across the whole network. I took one look at the ugliness and thought… And because I’m a rebel and I just don’t care, I went back and switched to the old one. Change happens, and often it’s necessary and for …
Dec 03 2012
Because when you have the longest-running and most-awarded locally produced TV show in your community, it’s kind of hard to dismiss you utterly. But then, Austin’s always been Texas’s little progressive blue oasis in a desert of reactionary red. So when this sort of thing turns up, they’re very nice to us. Thanks, guys!
Dec 03 2012
The Atheist Experience welcomes special guest Darrel Ray, author of The God Virus and Sex and God. On an unrelated side note, sometime in the last few weeks our FTB blog passed a million hits. Hooray!
Nov 26 2012
I forgot to post an open thread for the show yesterday, and am doing so now. Feel free to post your thoughts on calls like “I Just Wanna Talk about Matt,” “Alternative Medicine,” and “How Do I Get My Theist Mother to Get Me?” Or talk about anything else we discussed that strikes your fancy.