Jen Peeples on Strange Ideas and Being a Gay Atheist in the Military

By Andrew J. Rausch (Listen to the interview audio here on our YouTube channel) A lot of atheists have joked about it not taking a rocket scientist to figure out God doesn’t exist. Enter Jen Peeples, an atheist spokesperson who is a real-life rocket scientist. Peeples is a true Renaissance woman; she’s an aerospace engineer, a former military test pilot, and a widely-respected atheist activist … Continue reading Jen Peeples on Strange Ideas and Being a Gay Atheist in the Military

Pro Wrestling Personality Jim Cornette on Religion and “Bat Shit Crazy” Republicans

By Andrew J. Rausch (Listen to the interview audio here on our YouTube channel) Jim Cornette is a name that’s well known in the world of professional wrestling. Having worked in the field since 1982, Cornette has worked for the Continental Wrestling Association (CWA), Mid-South Wrestling (MSW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, known today as the WWE). Cornette has been … Continue reading Pro Wrestling Personality Jim Cornette on Religion and “Bat Shit Crazy” Republicans

Author Chris Roy On Life in Prison Without God

By Andrew J. Rausch Chris Roy was born and raised in South Mississippi. Having no sufficient male role model to speak of, he ran wild and committed a criminal act or twelve. As his bio explains, Roy was “roaming the towns and wilds of the rich and poor, thieving and thinking without a curfew.” Like most teenagers, he thought he had all the answers. Then … Continue reading Author Chris Roy On Life in Prison Without God

Novelist Autumn Christian Discusses Writing & Atheism

By Andrew J. Rausch (Listen to the interview audio here on our YouTube channel) Autumn Christian is a talented up-and-coming fiction writer from Texas making a name for herself with such titles as We Are Wormwood, The Crooked God Machine, and Ecstatic Inferno. She says she has been told reality is that which when you stop believing in it, it doesn’t go away, so she is waiting … Continue reading Novelist Autumn Christian Discusses Writing & Atheism

Three Questions with Lawrence Krauss

By Andrew J. Rausch (Listen to the interview audio here on our YouTube channel) In the world of skepticism, Lawrence Krauss is akin to a rock star. He’s one of the mostly widely-known atheist activists on the planet, and definitely one of the most famous scientists around. He is a theoretical physicist and cosmologist, and is also the Foundation Professor of the School of Earth … Continue reading Three Questions with Lawrence Krauss

A Conversation with Mandisa Thomas, President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc.

Mandisa Thomas is the founder and president of the organization Black Nonbelievers, Inc. In 2012, she was shown on a prominently-placed Atlanta billboard next to Langston Hughes as part of a campaign sponsored by African Americans for Humanism. She has spoken at numerous secular events and in 2013 co-established (with Ayanna Watson) the Blackout Secular Rally in New York City. Continue reading A Conversation with Mandisa Thomas, President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc.

Secular By Nature Interview – Matt Dillahunty on Dawkins, Debates, and Coming Out as an Atheist

  By Andrew J. Rausch (Listen to the interview audio here on our YouTube channel) Matt Dillahunty was raised in a Southern Baptist family and was, for many years, a devout Christian. After serving eight years in the Navy, he felt he was compelled by God to minister, leading him to study and investigate the Bible (and other subjects he found to be related) more … Continue reading Secular By Nature Interview – Matt Dillahunty on Dawkins, Debates, and Coming Out as an Atheist

Secular By Nature Interview – Joe R. Lansdale on Atheism, God, and Trump

By Andrew J. Rausch (Listen to the interview audio here on our YouTube channel) Popular author Joe R. Lansdale has written more than forty novels and thirty short story collections in a variety of genres, including Western, horror, suspense, crime, and science fiction. He has also written chapbooks, comic book adaptations, and worked on Batman: The Animated Series (1992). Lansdale is perhaps best known for … Continue reading Secular By Nature Interview – Joe R. Lansdale on Atheism, God, and Trump

A Conversation with The Thinking Atheist’s Seth Andrews

By Andrew J. Rausch Of growing up in Tulsa, atheist activist Seth Andrews says the state of Oklahoma is known for two things: tornadoes and churches, and the tornadoes are easier to escape. Like most Oklahomans, Andrews grew up in the church, even attending Christian schools. A listener of Christian contemporary music, he eventually landed a job as a DJ hosting a morning show on … Continue reading A Conversation with The Thinking Atheist’s Seth Andrews

A Conversation with Dan Savage

By Andrew J. Rausch Dan Savage is a Renaissance Man of sorts. He’s a well-known figure, but is known for different things to different kinds of people. He’s a bestselling author, a media pundit, journalist, and LGBT activist. He writes “Savage Love,” an internationally-syndicated relationship and sex advice column that he initially wanted to call “Hey, Faggot!” in an attempt to reclaim the word for … Continue reading A Conversation with Dan Savage