11/17/2023Beware of Mike Johnson?
How much should non-believers be afraid of new Speaker Mike Johnson? Afraid enough to make sure he's only the minority leader in 2024 is the correct answer btw. Also Jerry tries but fails to stop saying "you know".
08/24/2023The MSM’s favorite evangelical
Why does the mainstream media want to hear from Russell Moore so much lately? Do they love heretics that much? Is he one? And do progressives need him more than needs us? So many questions. Oh, and we also text with Jesus. The free version at least.There are too many recent Russell Moore links to pu
08/01/2023Listening to RFK Jr.
How much have you really listened to RFK Jr.? We only knew the usual bullet points too, but don't dismiss his appeal or the potential havoc his candidacy could cause next year. Or this year even. A couple of New Yorker podcasts inspired this show: The conspiracy theories of RFK Jr. The most insightf
06/13/2023An interview with a Satanist
No, not like the Anne Rice novels, but a chat about Satanism and the Satanic Temple with a friend of the pod. Stick around, you just might learn something, hey hey hey...Linkage:Hail Satan documentaryInterview with the author of The Little Book of SatanismSatanic Temple campaigns
04/29/2023787M dollars of comeuppance isn’t enough
A special guest enters the chat for episode 125, a word that Jeff understandably had trouble saying, because how often to you celebrate the 125th anniversary of anything? Discuss. The usual amount of Hopium is vaped when talking about the Fox News settlement, while huffing a new strain of "Consequen
04/08/2023We’re still having revivals in 2023?
What should we make of a big, grassroots revival in 2023? Tens of thousands of people made the trek to Kentucky, but is this really a new trend? Magic 8-ball says... doubtful, like the reports of miracle healing at it. Oh and btw, ending gerrymanding is not only possible, but is getting results in M
03/15/2023123 - We looked for good news, but found...
We tried, but the good news pod got overwhelmed by... a lot. Should there be extended outrage and consequences to anyone that says a group of people, any group, should be "eradicated"? (Yes). Banning books, banning people, creating enemy classes of people, sure sounds like... And how is the awful CP
02/24/2023122 - Same great pod, just less filling?
You can't keep a mediocre podcast down forever.Cop City bodycam footage, from The Intercept.Jeff is still watching the Sopranos. Don't let him know about the series end.Honeybees vaccine! And our first link from Modern Farmer.Still looking for the happy stuff. Which are not drugs.
09/18/2022121 - Coda
On this, the last Godless Heathens Podcast, we have our final discussion.Thank you to everybody we met along the way. Email - Godlessheathens@yahoo.com Twitter - @godlesspodcast Facebook Discussion Group - https://www.facebook.com/228801104333716
09/04/2022120 - Just Hit Record
On this episode, after an extended pre-show of "what about this story", we finally decided to pick one as a jumping off point and "Just Hit Record"Links:Recommendations:Jeff's Recommendation:The Deconstructionist:https://www.amazon.com/Destructionists-Twenty-Five-Crack-Up-Republican-Party-ebook/dp/B
08/21/2022119 - Ga State Senator Kim Jackson
On this episode we welcome State Senator Kim Jackson on to talk about what it's like to be a freshman State Senator as well as the vicar of an Episcopal ministry and run a small farm. We also talk about many of the long running topics on the pod like building connections with religious communities t
08/07/2022118 - The Gathering
On this episode, we discuss something we're not used to discussing, actual good news. From the Kansas vote on abortion, to Alex Jones finding out after years of F'ing around, it's ben a pretty good week.Links:Recommendations:Jeff's Recommendation:Thomas Frank:https://www.amazon.com/People-No-Populis
07/24/2022117 - WTF
On this episode we discuss the many reasons we seem to be muttering WTF to ourselves about every 5-10 mins of the day lately.Links:Recommendations:Don's Recommendation:https://play.history.com/shows/aloneEmail - Godlessheathens@yahoo.comTwitter - @godlesspodcastFacebook Discussion Group- https://www
07/10/2022116 - The Georgia Guide What
On this episode, we discuss the recent explosion at the Georgia Guide Stones, a massive granite roadside attraction in The Peach State and why it's important. We also discuss the recent lack of a response from the Democrats after recent SCOTUS decisions.Recommendations:Don's Recommendation:Keep Swee
06/05/2022115 - 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
05/08/2022114 - 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/
04/24/2022113 - 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-
04/10/2022112 - 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
03/20/2022111 -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
03/06/2022110 - 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
02/20/2022109 - 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
02/06/2022108 - 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
01/23/2022107 - 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
01/09/2022106 - 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