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Hey guys.

I probably shouldn't put this off anymore, so I'm just going to jump on it and improvise. I'm pretty sure the show is over. It was a ton of fun doing it, but with work and my son and my wife in school I simply don't have time to do it anymore.

Other folks have offered to take over but I don't really feel comfortable with that. Quit while you're ahead, sez I.

Anyhow, I payed for another year of hosting, so the archive of podcasts will be available for at least that long.

I really enjoyed podcasting, so I might do something again in the future. I'll keep you posted.

Thanks guys and gals! It was AMAZING.

Love,

--Joe

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This Church Service In Tennessee Includes Everything But God

Started by Joe. Last reply by Joseph P on Sunday. 8 Replies

There is, however, one rather fundamental missing ingredient that sets this congregation apart from the hundreds of others turning out to worship this Sunday morning in Nashville: this is a church…Continue

Atheists Become More Visible and Vocal in Zambia

Started by Daniel W on Friday. 0 Replies

Institute for Ethics and Emerging  Technologies. ieet.org...Zambia is a very religious nation... officially declared a…Continue

Tags: skepticism in Africa

Norway Accuses Catholic Church of Fraud.

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Daniel W on Friday. 11 Replies

We all know the Catholic Church is a fraud everywhere, and in many ways.  It's nice to see they were caught with their financial pants down, instead of the other kind.…Continue

Tags: Catholic Fraud

Brother Kills Brother Over Ramadan Fasting

Started by Pat. Last reply by Joseph P Jun 26. 9 Replies

Well, the religion of peace has shone its amity and kindness yet once…Continue

Warren city Atheist sues to set up alternative to prayer station at city hall

Started by Joe. Last reply by Loren Miller Jun 16. 6 Replies

A Warren atheist filed a federal lawsuit today saying his free speech rights were violated when Warren Mayor Jim Fouts turned down his request to place what he called a “reason station” inside city…Continue

Previously Unpublished Interview with The Hitch

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Ian Mason Feb 13. 1 Reply

Why Evolution Is True claims to have a 2005…Continue

Tags: Hitchens, Christopher

Humanist Marriage "Demonic?" - Angry Christian Rails Against Humanism — This Atheist’s Polite Response Is Perfect

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Grinning Cat Feb 9. 7 Replies

British TV Show The Big Questions showed Discuss Jesus founder Taiwo Adewuyi holding forth hilariously on how "humanist marriage," legal in Scotland but not in England, is demonic. He gets his…Continue

Lawsuit: State trooper preached about Jesus during traffic stop (Indystar.com)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Oct 12, 2014. 51 Replies

I am just going to get out of the way of this one ... though when I saw the headline on…Continue

Tags: police, Indiana, proselytize

S.E. Cupp: I’m a ‘Better’ Atheist than Bill Maher

Started by Joe. Last reply by Regina Goodwin Oct 12, 2014. 45 Replies

In a new online video for Crossfire the pundit makes the claim that conservative atheists are actually “better” than liberal ones,…Continue

Anti-Islam ads coming to NYC buses, subways (CBS News)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Pat Sep 20, 2014. 1 Reply

NEW YORK -- Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on a hundred New York City buses and at two subway entrances next week.The six ads include an image of American journalist James Foley, just before…Continue

Tags: islam, ads, American Freedom Defense Initiative, Islamophobia

Pennsylvania teen faces two years in jail for Facebook photo of "desecration"

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Idaho Spud Sep 13, 2014. 21 Replies

A 14-year-old in Everett, Pennsyltucky Pennsylvania has been charged with…Continue

Tags: trespassing, photos, stupidity, 'right' not to be offended, Facebook

Judges rule that Ground Zero Cross can stay at 9/11 museum

Started by Joe. Last reply by Luara Aug 3, 2014. 4 Replies

In 2011, the American Atheists – a group dedicated to fight to “protect the absolute separation of religion from government and raise the profile of atheism in the public discourse” - sued to keep…Continue

Atheist TV Officially Launches; David Silverman Criticizes History Channel for Presenting Bible as History

Started by Joe. Last reply by Pat Aug 1, 2014. 5 Replies

The world's first ever all-atheist TV channel officially launched Tuesday, with American Atheist president David Silverman declaring it is geared toward all atheists, everywhere.…Continue

Atheist Philanthropist Makes $10,000 Donation to Support Right Wing Watch Blog

Started by Joe Aug 1, 2014. 0 Replies

People For the American Way and Right Wing Watch do critical work uncovering the vicious language the Right uses to attack anyone whose religious beliefs differ from their own — especially those with…Continue

On this day in history - July 30th, 1956

Started by Joe. Last reply by Joseph P Jul 30, 2014. 1 Reply

On this day in history - July 30th, 1956 - "In God We Trust" is adopted as the official motto of the United States.…Continue

Pierce County Council approves displaying “In God We Trust” after volatile debate

Started by Joe Jul 30, 2014. 0 Replies

After more than two hours of volatile debate, the Pierce County Council voted Tuesday to display the national motto “In God We Trust” in the Council Chambers.…Continue

Ireland: Atheists not hopeful of ‘blasphemy’ referendum, in spite of UN pressure

Started by Joe. Last reply by Joseph P Jul 29, 2014. 2 Replies

The offense — controversially re-introduced in 2009 — states that a person found guilty of the publication or utterance of “blasphemous matter” can be fined up to €25,000.…Continue

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Comment by moJoe on May 5, 2010 at 3:03am
Gah... yes. I am alive. I'll have another show out pretty soon. Things have been a complicated pain in the ass. I also just quit smoking (again,) so I hate life at the moment.

Chariots has a few shows coming out in a row that were just waiting on editing. AN doesn't have shit at the moment, but I'll keep you guys posted.

Sorry bambinos!
Comment by Travis Megee on May 1, 2010 at 2:13pm
(CNN) -- After 161 years of treating survivors of major catastrophes, from the sinking of the Titanic to the attacks of September 11, and leading early HIV treatments, New York's St. Vincent's Hospital closed Friday.

http://www.svcmc.org/body.cfm?id=32
http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/04/30/st.vincent.hospital.closure/in...

I suppose all that money spent on hiding priests might have been better spent???
Comment by John Secular Smith on May 1, 2010 at 1:25pm
You are still alive aren't you Joe? Right?

Right???
Comment by Seamonster on April 30, 2010 at 9:57pm
I'm startin' jones here, man. I'm too lazy to read atheist news articles, I need someone to read it to me!
Comment by Wes on April 29, 2010 at 8:23pm
Don't be too hard on the Joe and Richard. They have families and jobs outside of doing the podcast. Me? Hell, I'm single, childless, have plenty of free time after work with access the internet and basic recording equipment and I don't produce anything. Ever. So, I can't complain.
Comment by Brandon P on April 29, 2010 at 9:59am
Here's hoping the next episode is released soon...otherwise I'll have a long drive on Sunday to the Skeptical Vermont meet up with nothing to listen to :(
Comment by Wes on April 28, 2010 at 8:27pm
I'm surprised this hasn't shown up, yet, but in the last couple days there's been some hubbub about how some 'evangelical archaeologists' discovered Noah's Ark up on an Iran mountain and claim to have taken pictures from inside of it (complete with 4 thousand year old hay! I mean, shit, animals need hay, right? Looks legit!). Anyway, PZ Meyers rents a crop duster and shit all over their parade.

http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2010/04/latest_ark_finding_is_a_...
Comment by Dustin Rogers on April 28, 2010 at 12:51am
hey is the radio show off of the air? i miss it,
Comment by TNT666 on April 21, 2010 at 11:48pm
Absolutely fanfucktastic! That guy should be in the movies, he's great!
Comment by Jaume on April 17, 2010 at 2:58am
@Stephan For Lennon at least, have they not heard the song Imagine?

They found a parade. ;-)
 

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