Secular Stories

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In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan welcomes back Bryce Blankenagel from Naked Mormonism Podcast for a Secular Stories first; an in-studio, face-to-face interview. They discuss Bryce's whirlwind tour of historic Mormon sites, Mormon missionaries, learning from history, & much more! Special…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Johnathan Arriola of the Too Deep Too Fast (TDTF) Podcast for a second time. They discuss Johnathan's new project, emotional states, Jonathan opens up about his personal life, and more! Special thanks to Jason Comeau for the awesome music used…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Dr. David Grinspoon, astrobiologist and author of Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet's Future. They discuss the purpose behind the book, the difference between biology and astrobiology, growing up knowing and collaborating with Carl Saga…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Johnathan Arriola of the Too Deep Too Fast (TDTF) Podcast. They discuss living with ADHD, stereotype threat, the importance of having meaningful conversations, the purpose of TDTF, radio broadcasting versus podcasting, and more! Special thanks…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Matt Kovacs and Daniel Gullotta of the Miami Valley Skeptics and the Who Do They Say That I Am documentary. They discuss answering mythicism claims in Christianity and the historicity of Jesus, the Who Do They Say That I Am documentary, what s…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Al Laiman of the Inciting Incident Podcast. They discuss Al's “unlikely” track from elementary school to the University of Pennsylvania, how Inciting Incident came about, social justice, mental health, and more! Special thanks to Jason Comeau …
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Robert Ray of The Original Motto Project and cohost of Secular Yakking. They discuss the history of the original national motto, the resurgence of the “new” national motto in municipalities and local governments, the mission behind The Origina…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Trav Mamone, blogger and host of Bi Any Means Podcast and cohost of Bi Skeptical Podcast. They discuss growing up in rural Maryland, fitting in during grade school compared to high school as a gender queer, early blogging and podcasting and th…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Shujin Tribble, host of The Holy CRAP! The Vlogcast (HCTV). They discuss DJing and hosting HCTV, a very unlikely and heartwarming love story, furry culture, and more! Tiny Tribble drops by for a very special guest spot. MASSIVE TRIGGER WARN…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Dr. Steve Novella, cohost of The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe. They discuss concussions and traumatic brain injuries, neuroscience, extraterrestrial life, and more! Special thanks to Jason Comeau for the awesome music used throughout the sh…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Sharon Hill of Doubtful News. They discuss how being a geologist helped her to become more skeptical, questionable science, the accuracy of science movies, and more! Special thanks to Jason Comeau for the awesome music used throughout the show…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Revan, a former Jehovah's Witness. They discuss Revan's deconversion, what it means to be a Jehovah's Witness, the history of the Jehovah's Witnesses, and more! Special thanks to Jason Comeau for the awesome music used throughout the show. Che…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Wesley Bonetti, cohost of Atheist Nomads. They discuss how Wesley got involved in Atheist Nomads, working for the Department of Defense, politics and more! Special thanks to Jason Comeau for the awesome music used throughout the show. Check ou…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Holly Walters, Professor of Anthropology of Religion and Culture & Mental Illness at Brandeis University. They discuss feminist ideology as a weapon, Vedic religious practices & the meanings behind their stage plays, the differences between Ab…
Apologies on the delay. Reports of editor and producer Chris's death have been exaggerated, but not by much. In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Evan Bernstein, cohost of The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe. They discuss being a cohost on Skeptics' Guide, the Mormons!!!, self-…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Sincere Kirabo, activist and social justice coordinator for the American Humanist Association. They discuss the history behind black Christianity in the United States, growing up in a Pentecostal household, challenges of being a black atheist,…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews David Barr Kirtley, science fiction writer and cohost of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. They discuss David's experiences as a host of the popular podcast, some of the obstacles of writing, recent anti-LGBT legislation, and more! Special thanks to…
In this very special episode of Secular Stories, we have a FIRST! Jonathan interviews Kent Jaros, a Christian apologetics doctoral candidate from Loyola and King's University. They discuss Kent's ministries, the current state of politics in the United States, the problem of evil, and more! Jonat…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews the award winning Dr. Paul Offit, professor of pediatric medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and vaccine advocate. They discuss working on a vaccine for Rotavirus, the anti-vaxx movement, favorite (or …
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Dr. Indre Viskontas of Inquiring Minds. They discuss working as a Ph. D in neuroscience, the release of her upcoming book (Brain Myths Exploded), balancing her job as a scientist with her opera singing career, meeting her husband & “The Man Ch…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Noah Lugeons of The Scathing Atheist, Skepticrat, and God Awful Movies. They discuss the latest review on God Awful Movies, how Noah ended up in Valdosta, GA from Ann Arbor, MI, the Skepticrat podcast and Republican politics, Noah's new insult…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews a very bright, precocious, and energetic young YouTuber, Corbin Garber (his dad, Andrew of Atheist Roundtable, drops in briefly). They discuss what atheism and skepticism means from an 11-year-old's point of view, Corbin's infomercial-busting …
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Sean McGuire of My Secret Atheist Podcast/Blog and Share a Slice with Sean Podcast. They discuss interviewing feminist porn directors, the recent terror attacks in Belgium and Pakistan, religious hypocrisy, politics in Canada and the United St…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Paul Sating of The Q Podcast, Atheist Apocalypse, and several other Humanist endeavors. They discuss Paul's many podcasts, the history behind The Q & Quranify Me, his experiences in the Air Force as a counselor, his love of music, polarization…
In this episode of Secular Stories, Jonathan interviews Bob Novella from Skeptics' Guide to the Universe. They discuss Star Trek & Star Wars, growing up in the Novella family, scientific skepticism, the NEXUS conference, their favorite comic book characters, the physical sciences, and there is ment…
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Podcast Details
Started
Feb 15th, 2016
Latest Episode
Apr 17th, 2017
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
32
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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