The #GSPodcast

GS-Podcast-7Logo designed by @KarlGilbert.  See About

These shows are free to listen to & download.  If you enjoy them please consider becoming a patron to supplement the not so free server and production costs. This will help me to maintain current episodes and produce future shows. Thank you

The Godless Spellchecker Podcast

stitcher-buttonDISCLAIMER: The views expressed on these recordings and the associated Twitter accounts are the views of the respective individuals only and as such, inclusion here should not be considered an endorsement of their views by me, or by anyone else featured on or the podcast.

  • Taking The Myth – December 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) and Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about the Amazon ‘Allah doormat’ controversy, Cryogenics, ‘Muslims like Us’ TV ...
  • Ep#93 – Ali Rizvi – The Atheist Muslim It’s a great pleasure to welcome the return of author Ali Rizvi (@AliAmjadRizvi) to The #GSPodcast. Ali will be talking about his excellent new book ‘The Atheist Muslim’. We also ...
  • Ep#92 – Larry T. Decker – What Does The Election Mean For Secularism? This week on The #GSPodcast I speak to Larry T. Decker (@LTDecker), Executive Director of the Secular Coalition For America (@SecularDotOrg). We talk about the ways in which the election ...
  • Taking The Myth – 10 Nov 2016 Election Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) and Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about newly elected President Trump, how we got there and what ...
  • Taking The Myth – 30 Oct 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) and Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about the Muslim Council Of Britain, Shakeel Begg’s ‘libel’ case, the ...
  • Taking The Myth – 14 Oct 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) and Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about Louis Theroux’s ‘My Scientology Movie’, CAGE, 9/11 Conspiracy theories, ‘No ...
  • Ep#91 – Terry McDermott – Perfect Soldiers Terry McDermott (@TerryMcdermott) is an American author and Journalist. He joins me on The #GSPodcast to discuss his book Perfect Soldiers. Who were the 9/11 hijackers and why did they ...
  • Ep#90 – Chris Matheson Returns! Bill and Ted screenwriter Chris Matheson returns to The #GSPodcast to talk about the expanded version of his hilarious book ‘The Story Of God‘. We also talk about whether Satan ...
  • Taking The Myth – September 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) and Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about The Secularism 2016 conference, violence at a Sikh wedding, Tommy ...
  • Ep#89 – Haydar Zaki – Prevent Haydar Zaki (@HaydarZaki1) is the Outreach & Programme Coordinator for The Quilliam Foundation. We talk about the link between beliefs and violence, the Prevent strategy, Malia Bouattia, radicalisation in universities, ...
  • Ep#88 – Karen Garst – Women Beyond Belief   On this week’s #GSPodcast, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) talks to Dr. Karen Garst (@Karen_garst) about her book ‘Women Beyond Belief’. We also touch on the Hobby Lobby controversy, the first amendment, feminism ...
  • Taking The Myth – 24 August Edition 2016 This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) and Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about the ‘honour killing’ of Samia Shahid, the end of ...
  • Taking The Myth – 4 August 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) and Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about the terror attacks in Europe, media blackouts, the RAF ...
  • Ep#87 – Terry Sanderson Returns President of The National Secular Society Terry Sanderson (@terrysanderson4) makes his return to the #GSPodcast. We’ll be talking about the the upcoming ‘Living Better Together’ conference and the excellent guest speakers. We ...
  • Taking The Myth – 15 July 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) and Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about dogs and Islam, religious privilege in the workplace, ...
  • Ep#86 – Average Mohamed – Anti-extremism Average Mohamed (AverageMohamed) will be joining me on this week’s #GSPodcast. Mohamed is a retail worker and family man from Minnesota. In his spare time he is an activists who provides ...
  • Ep#85 – The Atheos App Sarah Paquette (for_sarahious) and Christine Vigeant (@CVeeg) will be joining me on The #GSPodcast this week. They will be telling all about the exciting new ‘Atheos’ app. We talk about ...
  • Taking The Myth – 26 June 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and Iram Ramzan discuss the big topics with guest callers. A guest caller reviews Louis Theroux’s ‘My Scientology Movie’ documentary for ...
  • Ep#84 – Dave Rubin Returns Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) returns to The #GSPodcast this week. He’ll be telling us all about the exciting new future ahead for The Rubin Report. We also talk about digital news ...
  • Taking The Myth – 11 June 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and Iram Ramzan discuss the big topic. We talk about: The grandson of Hamas, Christopher Hitchens and ‘death bed conversions, ...
  • Ep#83 – Catherine Dunphy – The Clergy Project Catherine Dunphy (@CADunphy) will be telling me all about The Clergy Project on this week’€™s #GSPodcast. Catherine shares her personal story and the story behind the creation of The ...
  • Taking The Myth – 23 May 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and Iram Ramzan discuss the big topics with guest callers. We talk about: The Trafford Centre ‘Terrorism’€™ controversy, the governments’ Prevent Strategy, ‘€˜British values’€™, Witchcraft ...
  • Ep#82 – Tom Holland – Islam and History The excellent author and Historian Tom Holland (@holland_tom) will be joining me on this week’€™s #GSPodcast. We talk about the Islamic texts, the example of Muhammad and look at religion through ...
  • Taking The Myth – 12 May Edition 2016 This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. We talk about: The police and free speech, Islamic advertising, Sadiq Khan ...
  • Ep#81 – Iram Ramzan – Sedaa.org Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) will be joining me on The #GSPodcast this week. After seeing a lack of progressive voices in the media, particularly those of Muslim heritage, Iram decided to set ...
  • Taking The Myth – 27 April 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics. We talk about: Organ donation, Noah’s Ark employment discrimination, Islamist murder in Bangladesh, forced circumcision, ...
  • Ep#80 – Michael Nugent Returning to The #GSPodcast this week is chairperson of Atheist Ireland, Michael Nugent (@MickNugent). We talk about ‘the troubles’, abortion law, blasphemy law, online smears, PZ Myers, Educate Together, eating ...
  • Taking The Myth – 15 April Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics. We talk about: Batfleck, touring the Vatican, What British Muslims Really Think, the murder of an Ahmadiyya shopkeeper ...
  • Ep#79 – Secularist Of The Year 2016 This week’s #GSPodcast will bring you some exclusive coverage from The Secularist Of The Year Awards 2016. The main prize went to Educate Together. Note: This audio was recorded, with permission, at ...
  • Taking The Myth – 16 March 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. We talk about: Mo Ansar’s mauling at the hands of Private ...
  • Ep#78 – Asra Nomani – #MyMuslimReform Joining me on this week’s #GSPodcast is Journalist and Author Asra Nomani (@AsraNomani). I’ll be asking how Islam allows for Asra’s liberal interpretation as well as discussing the reform movement. ...
  • Taking The Myth – 29 Feb 2016 Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics. We talk about: Episode 77 of The #GSPodcast, The Catholic Church refusing to make ...
  • Ep#77 – Leanne Scorzoni – Muslim Convert I’ll be joined by Leanne Scorzoni (@LeanneScorzoni) on this week’s #GSPodcast. Leanne is a writer and self-described progressive Muslim feminist who converted to Islam in her adulthood. I’ll be trying to ...
  • Taking The Myth – 16 Feb Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight discusses the big topics such as: Tommy Robinson on The Rubin Report, Richard Dawkins’s health and the latest bout of Evolution denial ...
  • Ep#76 – Imtiaz Shams – Faith To Faithless Joining me on this week’s #GSPodcast is Imtiaz Shams (@imtishams). He’ll be telling me about the important work he is doing with Faith To Faithless. We also delve into free ...
  • Taking The Myth – 30 Jan Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. We talk about: The man arrested at Disneyland with two guns and ...
  • Ep#75 – Faisal Al-Mutar Joining me on this week’s #GSPodcast is the excellent Faisal Al-Mutar (@FaisalAlMutar). Faisal is an Iraqi-born secular activist currently living in The United States. We’ll be talking about growing up ...
  • Taking The Myth – 12 Jan Edition – Cologne This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. We talk about: The reported instances of sexual assault on New ...
  • Ep#74 – Caroline Fourest – Charlie Hebdo A year on from the horrific terror attacks on the headquarters of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, I’m fortunate to be joined by author Caroline Fourest (@CarolineFourest) on The #GSPodcast. ...
  • Ep#73 – Michael Sherlock – ISIS & Islam The excellent author Michael Sherlock (@SherlockMichael) returns to The #GSPodcast. We clear up once and for all the ‘arguments’ linking atheism to Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot. We talk about the ...
  • Ep#72 – James Lindsay Author James Lindsay (@GodDoesnt) drops in on on The #GSPodcast this week. We’ll be speaking about his new book ‘Everybody Is Wrong About God’. We discuss ‘post-theism’, ‘divinity’, religion in American ...
  • Taking The Myth – 12 Dec Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. We talk about the appalling treatment of Maryam Namazie at Goldsmiths University ...
  • Ep#71 – Sarah Levin – Anti-Vaccination Myths – Put Kids First Sarah Levin (@SarahMLevin) from the Secular Coalition For America joins me on this week’s #GSPodcast. We talk about the anti-vaccination movement and tackle some of the myths they promote. We’ll ...
  • Ep#70 – Dave Rubin – The Regressive Left Another fantastic guest on this week’s #GSPodcast. Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) from The Rubin Report joins me to discuss a whole host of topics including: Stand-up comedy, the state of American news ...
  • Taking The Myth – 18 Nov Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. We talk about the horrific Islamist terror attacks in Paris and ...
  • Ep#69 – Arif Rahman – Bangladeshi Bloggers My excellent guest for this week’s podcast is Arif Rahman (@ArifArifUK). Arif is a Bangladeshi blogger and activist currently living in the UK. We’ll be talking about the tragic murders ...
  • Ep#68 – The Rap Guide To Religion – Baba Brinkman Joining me on this week’s #GSPodcast is the incredibly smart and talented Baba Brinkman (@BabaBrinkman). Baba will be talking about his brilliant new album ‘The Rap Guide To Religion’ and we’ll ...
  • Taking The Myth – 21 Oct Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. Topics include: The Christmas Shoebox appeal and how it’s really an ...
  • Ep#67 – Wendy Thomas Russell – Secular Parenting Joining me on this week’s #GSPodcast is Author and Journalist Wendy Thomas Russell (@WendyRussell). Wendy has a great book on Secular Parenting titled ‘Relax, It’s Just God’. We talk about ...
  • Taking The Myth – 04 Oct Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. Topics include: The UCC Oregon shooting, Craig Stephen Hicks and The ...
  • Taking The Myth – 20 Sep Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. Topics include: Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz’s discussion at Harvard, Ahmed ...
  • Ep#66 – Chris Matheson – The Story Of God Author and screenwriter of the Bill and Ted movies, Chris Matheson drops in on The #GSPodcast to talk about his hilarious new book ‘The Story Of God’. We have a ...
  • Taking The Myth 13 Sep Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. Topics include: The UK’s latest ‘Islamophobia’ stats, The Independent Newspapers’ misleading ...
  • Ep#65 – Francesca Stavrakopoulou   Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou (@ProfFrancesca) is this week’s excellent #GSPodcast guest. We talk the historicity of Jesus, Sunday morning television barneys, Richard Dawkins, Feminism, faith schools, the destruction of ancient temples in Palmyra, ...
  • Taking The Myth – 31 Aug Edition This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. Topics include: Hamza Tzortzis’s details being found on the Ashley Madison ...
  • Ep#64 – Ryan Bell – A Year Without God Ex-Pastor Ryan Bell (@YearWithoutGod) is this week’s excellent guest on The #GSPodcast. He tells us all about his decision to ditch god for a year. Ryan chronicled his experiences on his ...
  • Ep#63 – Nathan Phelps – Ex-Westboro Baptist Church Nathan Phelps (@N8Phelps) is this week’s guest on The #GSPodcast. Nathan grew up in the notorious Westboro Baptist Church. He’ll be telling us what it’s like to be part of ...
  • Taking The Myth – Anjem Choudary – 09 Aug 2015 This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. Topics include: Anjem Choudary facing charges for inviting support for ISIS, ...
  • Ep#62 – Peter Tatchell – Human Rights   Prolific Human Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell (@PeterTatchell) will be joining me on The #GSPodcast this week. We touch on a number of big topics including: LGBTI Rights, the Iran Nuclear deal, ISIS, ...
  • Taking The Myth – 26 July 2015 – Faith Schools     This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. Topics include: The Muslim Faith School threatening to expel students for ...
  • Ep#61 – Maajid Nawaz – Counter Extremism Maajid Nawaz (@MaajidNawaz) of The Quilliam Foundation joins me on The #GSPodcast this week. We’ll be discussing the hand he had in helping Prime Minister David Cameron prepare his latest speech on tackling Islamist ...
  • Taking The Myth – Marriage Equality – 12 July 2015   This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers. Topics include: Marriage equality, ‘atheist’ genocidal regimes, Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri’s exposed ...
  • Ep#60 – Sarah Haider – Liberal Critique Of Islam The Excellent Sarah Haider (@SarahTheHaider) returns to The #GSPodcast to talk all about her well-received speech for the AHA titled ‘Islam and The Necessity of Liberal Critique. We talk about feminism, liberal ...
  • Taking The Myth – Nothing To Do With Islam – 28 June 2015 This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and A Scotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers: The spate of Islamist terror attacks in recent days and the ‘nothing to ...
  • Ep#59 – Logos Pilgrim – Leaving Faith Behind My Excellent guest for this fine #GSPodcast will be The Logos Pilgrim (@LogosPilgrim). She’ll be telling me all about her excellent book ‘There’s A Hula Girl On My Dashboard‘ which tells a ...
  • Taking The Myth – Zionist Shoe Theft! 14 June 2015   This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight and AScotsman Abroad discuss the big topics with guest callers: Did Zionists Steal My Shoe? We ask whether Asghar Bukhari is a lunatic, or ...
  • Ep#58 – Jerry Coyne – Faith Vs. Fact   I’m delighted to be joined by Jerry Coyne on The #GSPodcast. We’ll be delving into the debate regarding whether it’s possible to reconcile faith claims with our scientific understanding, which is ...
  • #BBCTBQ Debrief – 31 May – Is God The Problem? Another special edition debrief of BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’. A Scotsman Abroad will be joining me & callers to discuss Episode 18 of Season 8. We tackle the question ‘Is God The Problem?’ and ...
  • Ep#57 – Do We Have Free Will? Jonathan Pearce   Author and Philosopher Jonathan Pearce (@ATipplingPhilo) will be dropping by The #GSPodcast to let you know that free will is an illusion. We touch on de-converting theists and the justice system. Also, ...
  • #BBCTBQ Debrief – 17 May – Counter Extremism & Street Preaching Another special edition debrief of BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’. A Scotsman Abroad will be joining me & callers to discuss Episode 17 of Season 8. Questions are: Will the counter-extremism strategy undermine liberty?; Should ...
  • #BBCTBQ Debrief – 03 May – Death Penalty & Sex Education Another special edition debrief of BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’. A Scotsman Abroad will be joining me & callers to discuss Episode 15 of Season 8. Questions are on the death penalty, sex education and ...
  • Ep#56 – Matt Dillahunty & Aron Ra I was lucky enough to sit down with the brilliant Matt Dillahunty (@Matt_Dillahunty) and Aron Ra (@Aron_Ra) at this year’s QED Con in Manchester. We discuss the meaning and use of words such ...
  • #BBCTBQ Debrief – Do We Have Free Will? Another special edition debrief of BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’. A Scotsman Abroad will be joining me & callers to discuss Episode 14 of Season 8. Callers including BBCTBQ guest speaker Jonathan Pearce join me to ...
  • Ep#55 – Shelley Segal Plays Some Live Music Australian Singer/songwriter Shelley Segal (@ShelleySegal) will be dropping by this week’s #GSPodcast to play us some live music! Shelley will also be telling us all about her godless songs which can be ...
  • #BBCTBQ Debrief – Armed Drones, Booze & The Catholic Church Another special edition debrief of BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’. A Scotsman Abroad will be joining me to discuss Episode 13 of Season 8. Topics include: ‘Is it morally right to deploy armed drones, ‘do ...
  • Ep#54 – Dr Christian Jessen – ‘Gay Cures’ The excellent Dr. Christian Jessen (@DoctorChristian) joins me on this week’s #GSPodcast. He’ll be telling us all about the ridiculous notion of ‘gay cures’, what they involve and what motivates their ...
  • Ep#53 – Gad Saad Returns – #TriggerWarning Such a pleasure to have The Gadfather (@GadSaad) back on The #GSPodcast. We talk trigger warnings, Chapel hill, apologists for Islam, Militant Atheism, Russell Brand, house of cards, Charlie Hebdo, ...
  • Ep#52 – Secularist Of The Year – Charlie Hebdo Charlie Hebdo takes this year’s Secularist Of The Year Award. I was at the event in London to bring you some exclusive content. We’ll hear President of The National Secular Society ...
  • #Ep51 – Goodbye God? – Sean Michael Wilson   Joining me on this week’s #GSPodcast will be comic book writer Sean Michael Wilson (@SeanMichaelWord). He’ll be telling me all about his book ‘Goodbye God? An Illustrated Exploration of Science vs Religion‘. ...
  • #BBCTBQ Debrief – Does Religion Make You Happier? Another special edition debrief of BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’. A Scotsman Abroad will be joining me to discuss Episode 11 of Season 8. Topics include: ‘Are we too afraid to talk about race?’ and ...
  • Ep#50 – Daniel Sloss – Comedy & Ideas The hilarious comedian Daniel Sloss (@Daniel_Sloss) will be joining me for The #GSPodcast’s 50th episode!  We have a sweary discussion about stand-up and how effective it can be at challenging bad ideas. ...
  • Ep#49 – Emily Dyer – Honour Killing I’m very pleased to have Emily Dyer (@ErDyer1) on the podcast this week to coincide with International Women’s Day. Emily is a Research Fellow for The Henry Jackson Society and specialises ...
  • Ep#48 – A Year Without God Film I had a great time talking with directors Ryan Moore and Tim Banks about their upcoming documentary film ‘A Year Without God‘ (@YWG_film).  They followed ex-Pastor Ryan Bell around for a ...
  • #BBCTBQ Debrief Podcast – Feb 22 – Terrorism, Faith Schools & Satan! Another special edition debrief of BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’. I’ll be inviting twitter followers to ‘call in’ and share their opinions on Episode 7 of Season 8. Topics include: terrorism, faith schools and Satan! Also available ...
  • Ep#47 – London Black Atheists I had a great time talking with Clive and Lola from London Black Atheists (@LndBlkAtheists). They explain the numerous reasons that necessitate a group of this kind. We discuss their Nigerian ...
  • Ep#46 – Michael Shermer – The Moral Arc After debunking 9/11 conspiracy theories on The #GSPodcast back in September, Michael Shermer (@MichaelShermer) returns to the show to tell us all about his new book ‘The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason ...
  • #BBCTBQ Debrief Podcast – 08 Feb – Alien Jesus! Another special edition debrief of BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’. I’ll be inviting twitter followers to ‘call in’ and share their opinions on Episode 5 of Season 8. Topics include: counter-terrorism in schools ...
  • Ep#45 – David Silverman – American Atheists President of American Atheists David Silverman (@MrAtheistPants) makes his debut on The #GSPodcast.  He explains how he became an atheist at just six years of age, and how that experience led ...
  • #BBCTBQ Debrief Podcast – Feb 01 – Homeopathy, Religion & Women This is the first special edition debrief of BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’. I’ll be inviting twitter followers to ‘call in’ and share their opinions on Episode 4 of Season 8. ...
  • Ep#44 – Ex-Jehovah’s Witness Elder – Mike Bigelow I’m lucky to be joined by Mike Bigelow on The #GSPodcast this week. Mike is a former Jehovah’s Witness elder of 18 years. He talks about the difficulties growing up in a ...
  • Ep#43 – Father Ordered To Take Kids To Church- Dr. Steve Many of you may have read about the father required to take his children to Catholic mass by a judge as part of a divorce settlement.  The very father himself, Anonymous ...
  • Ep#42 – Aliyah Saleem – Islamic Boarding School #ExMuslim Aliyah Saleem (@Ali_Jones89) dropped in on The #GSPodcast this weekend. Aliyah is a campaigner for One Law For All and talks to us about her experience in an Islamic boarding school in ...
  • Ep#41 – Ex-Muslims of North America #ExMuslim Muhammad Syed (@motheatheist) and Sarah Haider (@SarahTheHaider) of The Ex-Muslims Of North America (@ExMuslimsOfNa) join me on this week’s #GSPodcast.  We discuss the wonderful work they are doing in providing a support network ...
  • Ep#40 – Phil Zuckerman – Living The Secular Life Professor of sociology, Phil Zuckerman (@Phil_Zuckerman) joins me on The #GSPodcast to discuss his new book ‘Living The Secular Life: New Answers To Old Questions’.  We talk about the sociological underpinnings for ...
  • Ep#39 – ACE – Jonny Scaramanga Jonny Scaramanga (@JonnyScaramanga) drops in on The #GSPodcast to tell us all about Accelerated Christian Education.  ACE is a fundamentalist Christian schooling system.  Jonny has lived through this system and now ...
  • Ep#38 – Atheist Opera – Kevin Malone We go all operatic this week on The #GSPodcast, with my wonderful guest, Kevin Malone (@OpusMalone).  Kevin is behind the superb ‘Atheist Opera’ entitled ‘Mysterious 44‘.  We’ll be hearing a ...
  • Ep#37 – Eiynah It’s a pleasure to welcome Eiynah (@NiceMangos) back to The #GSPodcast.  We have a debrief on her Tommy Robinson conversation from Episode #34.  We also hear of her upbringing in Saudi ...
  • Ep#36 – Andrew Copson – Humanism Joining me on this week’s #GSPodcast is the Chief Executive of The British Humanist Association, Andrew Copson (@AndrewCopson).  We talk over the bonfire night fireworks to chat humanism, faith schools, the ‘Trojan ...
  • Ep#35 – Horus Gilgamesh – Awkward Bible The wonderfully talented Horus Gilgamesh of Awkward Moments Children’s Bible (@AwkwardBible) drops in on The #GSPodcast.  We talk his near death experience, working as a Pastor and the lost gospels.  Horus ...
  • Ep#34 – Eiynah & Tommy Robinson Joining me on the show this week is Pakistani-Canadian ex-Muslim Eiynah (@NiceMangos) & founder of The English Defence League Tommy Robinson (@TrobinsonNewEra). We have a conversation about extremism, The EDL, ...
  • Ep#33 – Ex-Preacher – Michael   Ex-Preacher man Michael (@NotSoTheist) joins me on this week’s #GSPodcast. He’ll be telling us all about his journey from the pulpit to vocal atheism. What are some of his old ...
  • Ep#32 – Gad Saad – Evolutionary Psychology Evolutionary Behavioural Scientist Gad Saad drops in for this week’s #GSPodcast.  We talk gender differences, the issue of free speech within academic institutions and…pet cloning.  Consider this your ‘trigger warning’. We ...
  • Ep#31 – Michael Shermer – Debunking 9/11 Conspiracy Theories   Michael Shermer of Skeptic Magazine (Skeptic.com) joins me on The #GSPodcast to cast a sceptical eye on popular 9/11 Conspiracy theories. Controlled Demolition? Building 7? Inside Job? THE JEWS! And more! He’ll also ...
  • Ep#30 – Saif Rahman – Cultural Muslim Saif Rahman will be this week’s guest on The #GSPodcast.  He’s the founder of The Humanist & Cultural Muslim Association and Author of ‘The Islamist Delusion’.  He’ll be explaining what it ...
  • Ep#29 – Sam Harris – Waking Up Sam Harris drops in on The #GSPodcast to tell us all about his new book ‘Waking Up’.  He’ll be explaining just what spirituality without religion means.  I also pick that wonderful mind ...
  • Ep#28 – Stacy Skipper – Stacy Skipper from The Deep South will be joining me on The #GSPodcast.  He’ll be telling me all about his conservative Christian upbringing, his Preacher father, missionary work, his experiences as ...
  • Ep#27 – Ali A. Rizvi The excellent Ali A. Rizvi (@aliamjadrizvi) drops in on The #GSPodcast.  We discuss his diverse upbringing, ‘Islamophobia’ and his fantastic recent article on the Gaza conflict.  We’ll also be hearing about his upcoming ...
  • Ep#26 – An Aussie In Israel An Aussie atheist living in Israel joins me on The #GSPodcast. Eddie (@eddieBohls) will be giving us a first-hand account of what life is like in Israel during this latest round ...
  • Ep#25 – Mormonism It’s all about Mormonism this week on The #GSPodcast. Wendy & Craig join me to talk about Joseph Smith, The Church of The Latter Day Saints and Polygamist cults. I’ll also do a ...
  • Ep#24 – Douglas Murray Douglas Murray dropped in on The #GSPodcast this week.  He was at his usual erudite & amusing best.  We covered a wide range of topics including The Trojan Horse Plot, British ...
  • Ep#23 – Maryam Namazie Human rights activist Maryam Namazie joins me on The #GSPodcast to discuss Sharia, human rights, Islamism and why you should put the Secular Conference in your calendar. Courtney (@godless_mom) tells us ...
  • Ep#22 – Blasphemy Godammit! Michael Sherlock returns, this time bringing Acharya and Michael Nugent to talk about the misery created by blasphemy laws. We talk about the consequences of these laws in the countries ...
  • Ep#21 – Lawrence Krauss I’m incredibly excited and privileged to be joined by Lawrence Krauss on The #GSPodcast.  We cover a wide range of topics including The Unbelievers Movie, memories of Christopher Hitchens, Pink ...
  • Ep#20 – Gus Holwerda – The Unbelievers Movie The Unbelievers movie has finally been released!  Joining me on The #GSPodcast is its director, and all round nice guy Gus Holwerda.  He tells me what it’s like having unrestricted access ...
  • Ep#19 – Alom Shaha Alom Shaha, Science teacher and author of ‘The Young Atheist’s Handbook’ joins me on The #GSpodcast. We talk the conflict between science & religion, what that pesky word ‘theory’ actually ...
  • Ep#18 – A Conversation with an #ExMuslim I’m proud to be joined by an #ExMuslim from New York on The #GSPodcast.  Going under the pseudonym ‘Wall In Space’, we talk pre and post-9/11 New York, the backlash ...
  • Ep#17 – Dan Arel – 9/11 Memorial Cross Dan Arel, Correspondent for The American Atheists has his lunch break unceremoniously stolen by The #GSPodcast.  We talk The American Atheists Convention 2014, the controversial 9/11 memorial cross and share ...
  • Ep#16 – Noah Review & Religious T Returns! It’s all about fun on this week’s #GSPodcast. The wonderful Laura and Daniel return to help me review Ray Comfort’s Noah ‘movie’ (YouTube – Full Movie). Our man on the ...
  • Ep#15 – Peter Boghossian – Faith & Epistemology Author of ‘A Manual For Creating Atheists’ and Philosophy Instructor Peter Boghossian drops in on the #GSPodcast to talk faith, street epistemology and critical thinking.  How do we convince people ...
  • Ep#14 – Homeopathy It’s Homoeopathy awareness week!  The Project Manager of the Good Thinking Society will be joining me on the #GSPodcast to run through the only 12 things you need to know about ...
  • Ep#13 – When Knowledge Conquered Fear – Cosmos Another Cosmos Special Edition! We welcome Scientia to the #GSPodcast and applaud the return of Episode 11’s Brian.  We’ll be tackling the big talking points from Ep.3 of Cosmos: ‘When ...
  • Ep#12 – Some Of The Things That Molecules Do – Cosmos Laura and Daniel drop in on the #GSPodcast to help me recap, review and discuss Cosmos Episode 2: ‘Some Of The Things That Molecules Do’.  We delve into artificial selection, ...
  • Ep#11 – Cosmos Special Edition – Standing Up In The Milky Way Fellow science boffins @CourtneyLynn26, @Bemopolis (Brian) and @adam_cann join me on the #GSPodcast to discuss the standout topics from the first episode of the new Cosmos series. Donate to the ...
  • Ep#10 – Terry Sanderson, President Of The NSS – Secularism President of The National Secular Society (NSS), Terry Sanderson joins me on the #GSPodcast to discuss faith schools, ritual slaughter, religious privilege and all things secular. Follow The NSS on ...
  • Ep#9 – Secular Parenting with @PhyllisCopeland & @GammaAtheist A discussion on Secular parenting with @PhyllisCopeland & @GammaAtheist.  We talk about the challenges of raising your children in a secular way & deal with those tough questions.  This week on ...
  • Ep#8 – Chris Moos – Freedom Of Expression A chat with Chris Moos about his well-publicised brush with religious intolerance at the LSE.  We also discuss freedom of expression, censorship, Jesus and Mo and the controversy surrounding Maajid Nawaz. Guest: ...
  • Ep#7 – Ricky Gervais – Xmas Special Actor, Writer and The Inventor of Comedy Ricky Gervais joins me on the #GSPodcast to talk about Christmas, Religion, Muppets Most Wanted and Sprouts. Not a bad Richard Dawkins impression either. ...
  • Ep#6 – Author Michael Sherlock & Simon – Jesus & The Bible Belt Author Michael Sherlock joins me on the #GSPodcast to discuss the historicity of Christ. Man or myth? Simon drops in to tell us what life as an atheist is like ...
  • Ep#5 – The Bible Reloaded’s Jake & Hugo The hosts of the incredible Bible Reloaded podcast drop in on the #GSPodcast to talk The War On Christmas, The Constitution & ‘Merica. Clever Girl. Another exclusive Guide To The Gods ...
  • Ep#4 – Xmas Special – A Scotsman Abroad & Sabine A Scotsman abroad joins me on the #GSPodcast to talk about Christmas in Scotland & Spain and Sabine tells us how it’s done in Germany. We’ll also hear an exclusive ...
  • Ep#3 – Godchecker & Fernando – Xmas Special Peter of Godchecker.com infamy joins me on the #GSPodcast to talk Christmas, sprouts and God-checking. Fernando (Mexico/US) also tells us what a Mexican Christmas is like. Also available on Stitcher ...
  • Ep#2 – Mr Oz Atheist & Adam Reakes – Aussie Xmas Special Info: Mr Oz Atheist & Herd Mentality host Adam Reakes swing by the #GSPodcast to talk Aussie Chrstimas time, gifts, Psychics and a stuffed rabbit with a big appendage. Guests: @MrOzAtheist & @AdamReakes. ...
  • Ep#1 – Religious T & Katrine – Xmas Special Info: I talk about Christmas in England with Religious T (UK), get an update regarding his religious tourism project and have a northern off! Katrine (Denmark) also drops in to ...

 

 

 

12 comments