115 - Shall the Fundies Win
06/05/2022
115 - Shall the Fundies Win
On this episode Jeff starts us with a bit of a history lesson, that leads to  discussion of moderates and fundamentalists among other things.Links:Diana Butler Bass:https://dianabutlerbass.substack.com/p/from-watershed-to-apocalypse-now?s=rRecommendations:Jeff's Recommendation:https://www.amazon.com
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114 - SCOTUS Rundown
05/08/2022
114 - SCOTUS Rundown
On this episode, with Jerry unavailable, we have Ashley join us to discuss recent cases heard by the Supreme Court and one in particular.Links:CNN:https://youtu.be/25JyC5WhhvcRecommendations:Jeff's Recommendation:The Grand Unified Theory of BS:https://www.amazon.com/Grand-Unified-Theory-Bullshit/dp/
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113 - Neil Carter, Godless in Dixie
04/24/2022
113 - Neil Carter, Godless in Dixie
On this episode we welcome to the show blogger, podcaster, activist and teacher Neil Carter. Neil was one of the first guest speakers Jeff brought in after founding our local atheist group. We spoke about a number of topics including his recent move from Patheos to Only Sky with the rest of the non-
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112 -  Heathen Roundup
04/10/2022
112 - Heathen Roundup
On this episode, it's an old school Heathens Roundup. We were off a week and we've got plenty of stories to catch up on.Make sure and stop by our table Easter Weekend at the American Atheist Convention in Atlanta. Links:Recommendations:Jeff's Recommendation:Amanda Tyler:https://podcasts.apple.com/us
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111 -The Covid Free Episode
03/20/2022
111 -The Covid Free Episode
On this episode we discuss the hard turn into homophobia a number of State legislators have tried to and succeeded in passing recently. We also ask if we are failing the test of history and how do you know. Lastly we look at if calling White Christian Nationalism by that name is the best long term s
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110 - Mandisa Thomas of Black Nonbelievers
03/06/2022
110 - Mandisa Thomas of Black Nonbelievers
On this episode we welcome to the show a very special guest Mandisa Thomas the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers. Ms. Thomas is not only someone who all three co-host have admired for the work she has accomplished in the Atheist movement in the last decade plus, we also have the pleasure o
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109 - Back to Normal
02/20/2022
109 - Back to Normal
On this episode we discuss how, after two years, everybody is ready to "return to normal" and how it doesn't sit right with all of us. Recommendations:Jerry's recommendation:Cobra:https://www.amazon.com/Episode-3/dp/B08JJLZ74H/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=Cobra&qid=1645311650&sr=8-2Email - Godlessheathens@ya
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108 - Book Bans and Suing Teachers
02/06/2022
108 - Book Bans and Suing Teachers
On this episode we discuss how the "We Hate Cancel Culture" crowd seems to have discovered book bans, are burnings soon to follow? We look at a recent Oklahoma Bill letting students sue teachers for instruction that goes against their religious beliefs. We even send a little time talking about the 6
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107 - The Return of Vincent Racaniello from TWIV
01/23/2022
107 - The Return of Vincent Racaniello from TWIV
On this episode we welcome back the host of the This Week In Virology podcast Dr. Vincent Racaniello. We talk about where we currently are in the Covid Pandemic with the Omicron variant and where we're headed.Links:TWIV Q&A:https://www.youtube.com/user/profvrrEmail - Godlessheathens@yahoo.comTwitter
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106 - We’re Back!
01/09/2022
106 - We’re Back!
On this episode, after taking the holidays off, we're back with plenty on our plates. We discuss new Covid variants, the anniversary of the 1/6 attack on the Capitol, a former Trump aide going on tv to discuss failed coup plans, and give Australia another well deserved golf clap.Links:Ari Melber & P
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105 - Whole Lotta Crazy Going On
11/21/2021
105 - Whole Lotta Crazy Going On
On this episode we discuss the recent wave of crazy stories going on currently in the news. Topic include the magically disappearing CRT, Chris Christie's book tour, people still waiting on JFK Jr and/or Sr in Dallas, Tx. and Michael Flynn saying the quiet part out loud.Links:As Promised:https://twi
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104 - Mid-Mid-Term Election Aftermath
11/07/2021
104 - Mid-Mid-Term Election Aftermath
On this episode we discuss the off year midterm elections that took place earlier this week and the fallout from the results.Links:Rapidly diversifying schools:https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/schools-facing-critical-race-theory-battles-are-diversifying-rapidly-analysis-n1278834Media on CRT:http
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103 - Ol‘ School Heathens Round Up
10/24/2021
103 - Ol‘ School Heathens Round Up
One this episode, it's the first time that it's just been the three of us for almost two months. It's an Ol' Time Heathens Round Up episode and Jeff has been wanting to talk about something for two weeks so buckle up.Links:Guardian:https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/10/boys-more-at-risk-from
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102 - Brooke Binkowski
10/10/2021
102 - Brooke Binkowski
On this episode, we welcome to the show Brooke Binkowski. Brooke has worked as a journalist for more than 20 years and is currently the Managing Editor at truthorfiction.com. She’s written for The Globe & Mail, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, CBS and NPR. She's also a personal friend of
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101 - Vincent Racaniello From TWIV
09/12/2021
101 - Vincent Racaniello From TWIV
On this episode, we welcome Jeff's man-crush, Vincent Racaniello from the This Week in Virology Podcast. We discuss the Covid-19 virus, the vaccine, if boosters are needed, what's safe to do & what's not, and how the media is covering the pandemic among other things. After the interview, we have a s
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100 - Straight White American Jesus 2.0
08/29/2021
100 - Straight White American Jesus 2.0
On this, the 100th episode, we welcome Dr. Dan Miller from The Straight White American Jesus podcast to join us in a discussion about our parallel "podcast journeys" through the years of dotards reign and the emergence of White Christian Nationalism. We also discuss his new book "Queer Democracy", a
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099 - The Prayer to End Atheism (wink)
08/15/2021
099 - The Prayer to End Atheism (wink)
On this episode, we discuss mask mandates as schools are set to reopen and the reactions of some parents at local school board meetings. We also discuss the Global Prayer to End Atheism that was scheduled for @ pm EST Thursday August 12th, 2021.Links:Franklin, Tn.  School Board Meeting:https://www.c
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098 - 2020 V2.0
08/01/2021
098 - 2020 V2.0
On this episode, with the rising infection rates of the Delta Variant we discuss the feeling of going through 2020 all over again. We also look at some of our social media intern's recent activity. Links:TWIVhttps://www.microbe.tv/twiv/Recommendations:Jerry's Recommendation:Atlantichttps://www.theat
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097 - Hyper Objects
07/18/2021
097 - Hyper Objects
In this episode, we discuss the concept of Hyper Objects. Don't worry we fall down a rabbit hole or two along the way.Links:Hyper Objects:https://warzel.substack.com/p/we-are-not-readyCovid:His:https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/07/15/man-undergoes-double-lung-transplant-covid/797567600
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096 - New Church For The Heathens
07/04/2021
096 - New Church For The Heathens
On this episode we discuss the The Church of Universal Suffrage, why the Council of Catholic Bishops wants to deny Joe Biden Communion, and the discovery of mass graves at Catholic Residential Schools in Canada.Links:Church of Universal Suffrage:https://www.universalsuffragechurch.org/SWAJ:https://p
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095 - Baby Steps
06/20/2021
095 - Baby Steps
On this episode, we discuss the Southern Baptist Convention holding their annual conference in Nashville this year, and the election of their new President. We also Discuss Critical Race Theory because everybody is. Lastly we dig into a recent survey and give Australia another golf clap.Links:SBC:ht
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094 - Historically Speaking
06/06/2021
094 - Historically Speaking
On this episode, in what started as a group chat discussion/argument among the Heathens about living in what we think is a historical time,  history in general, and are the winners really the ones who get to write it. We decided to have a talk about it with Historian and friend of Jerry's,  Dr. Mark
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093 - Trust The Science
05/23/2021
093 - Trust The Science
On this episode we discuss the recent CDC guideline that fully vaccinated people can go mask less indoors and just how comfortable we would feel doing that in a local store. We also look at how the Democrats can be inclusive and sensitive yet retain power and win future elections. Recommendations:Do
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092 - Reunited & It Feels So Good
05/09/2021
092 - Reunited & It Feels So Good
On this episode, Jeff is back and we have plenty of recent craziness in the news to talk about. Mark Samsel, Mitt Romney, Dotard & Facebook to name a few.Links:Mark Samsel:https://www.thepitchkc.com/kansas-rep-mark-samsel-arrested-for-battery-of-a-child-during-unhinged-substitute-teacher-gig/Mitt Ro
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