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The Godless Spellchecker Podcast

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  • Taking The Myth – July 2020 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: wearing masks, Robin DiAngelo’s ‘White Fragility’, banning junk food ...
  • Ep#159 – Macer Gifford – Fighting Evil
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight welcomes the return of anti-ISIS activist and former YPG soldier Macer Gifford. Macer is also the author of ‘Fighting Evil: The Ordinary Man ...
  • Taking The Myth – June 2020 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: the easing of the Lockdown, the murder of George ...
  • Ep#158 – Inaya Folarin Iman – Black Lives Matter
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to writer and Director of The Free Speech Union,  Inaya Folarin Iman (@InayaFolarin). They discuss the difference between race relations in Britain ...
  • Ep#157 – Yasmine Mohammed – Unveiled
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight welcomes the return of Ex-Muslim activist and author Yasmine Mohammed (@YasMohammedxx). Yasmine talks about her new book ‘Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical ...
  • Ep#156 – Andrew Doyle – Culture War
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Andrew Doyle (@AndrewDoyle_com). Andrew is a comedian, writer and the brains behind the satirical character Titania McGrath. They discuss Emily Maitlis’s ...
  • Ep#155 – I, Pastafari Documentary
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to film-maker Mike Arthur (@ipastafaridoc) about his documentary I, Pastafari. The documentary covers the growing phenomenon of ‘The Church Of The Flying ...
  • Taking The Myth – May 2020 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Lock down life, Neil Ferguson’s resignation for breaking lock ...
  • Ep#154 – Taboo – Wilfred Reilly
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Wilfred Reilly (@wil_da_beast630), Professor of Political Science and Intelligence & Counter-Intelligence, who teaches at Kentucky State University. They talk about his ...
  • Taking The Myth – April 2020 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Fasting for Ramadan and the Liberal Democrats, being under ...
  • Ep#153 – Socialism – Kristian Niemietz
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Kristian Niemietz (@k_niemietz). Kristian is Head of Political Economy at IEA London and the author of ‘Socialism: The Failed Idea That ...
  • Taking The Myth – March 2020 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: The Corona Virus, Alastair Stewart, Trevor Phillips, politicians and ...
  • Ep#152 – Who Defines ‘Islamophobia’ For Us?
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight is joined by Jimmy Bangash (@Geemme) and Emma Webb (@Emma_A_Webb). Jimmy is a human rights activist and ex-Muslim. Emma is the Director of ...
  • Ep#151 – Grooming Gang Survivor – Ella Hill
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Ella Hill (@EllaHillUk). Ella is a Rotherham grooming gang survivor and advocate for systemic changes in the law. They talk about ...
  • Ep#150 – William Baldẽt – The Prevent Strategy
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to William Baldẽt (@WillBaldet). William is a coordinator for the anti-extremist Prevent strategy. They talk Prevent, de-radicalisation, the EDL, national action, Islamist ...
  • Ep#149 – Sentientism
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Jamie Woodhouse (@JamieWoodhouse) about the concept of ‘Sentientism’ (@Sentientism). They talk: Political division, Brexit, factory farming, humanism, climate change activism and ...
  • Taking The Myth – January 2020 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Ricky Gervais at The Golden Globes, The British Monarchy, ...
  • Ep#148 – Counter-Extremism – Liam Duffy
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to counter-extremist Liam Duffy (@LiamSD12). They talk about the western influence on Islamic extremism, the emergence of ISIS, Jeremy Corbyn, far-right groups, ...
  • Taking The Myth – December 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: the UK General Election Result, the National Health Service, ...
  • Taking The Myth – November 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: the upcoming UK general election, anti-Semitism in the Labour ...
  • Ep#147 – Jeff Schoep – Ex-Nazi
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to former commander of the American National Socialists, Jeff Schoep (@SchoepJeff). They talk: Banning extremist groups, Nazi ideology, the scale of the ...
  • Taking The Myth – October 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: the media hysteria surrounding the ‘Joker’ movie, provide an ...
  • Ep#146 – Rose – Trans Activism
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to trans YouTuber Rose, AKA Rose Of Dawn (@Rose_Of_Dawn). They talk: Gender dysphoria, Stonewall, her transition process, pronouns, the limits of self-identification, ...
  • Ep#145 – Peter Boghossian Returns
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight welcomes the return of Peter Boghossian (@PeterBoghossian) to talk about his now book ‘How To Have Impossible Conversations: A Very Practical Guide’. They ...
  • Taking The Myth – September 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: the Minds IRL conference, Boris Johnson’s language, the ‘Islam ...
  • Ep#144 – Sober Without God
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to author Jeffrey Munn (@jeff_MFT) about his book ‘Staying Sober Without God’. We talk about the God-centric 12 step program and the ...
  • Taking The Myth – August 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: the Muslim woman arrested for shouting homophobic ‘abuse’ at ...
  • Ep#143 – Minds IRL
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Sean and Brian from Mythinformed. They talk about new social network ‘minds’ and the upcoming Minds IRL conference, Trump not allowed ...
  • Taking The Myth – July 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt of court, Ex-Muslims at ...
  • Taking The Myth – June 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: The Secularism 2019 Conference, Milkshaking political opponents, whether it’s ...
  • Ep#142 – Santa Muerte: Devoted To Death
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight is joined by Dr. Andrew Chesnut (@AndrewChesnut1) and Dr. Kate Kingsbury (@ProfKingsbury) to talk about the Mexican folk saint, Santa Muerte. They discuss ...
  • Ep#141 – Cryonics: Surviving Death
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to microbiologist João Pedro de Magalhães (@jpsenescence) about Cryonics. They discuss the fear of dying, the science behind freezing humans, the implications ...
  • Ep#140 – Jamie Kilstein Returns
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight welcomes the return of Jamie Kilstein (@JamieKilstein). They talk: Imposter syndrome, chasing creativity, working a 9-5, online shame culture, Sam Harris, Owen Jones, ...
  • Ep# 139 – Hate Crime Hoax – Wilfred Reilly
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Wilfred Reilly (@wil_da_beast630), Professor of Political Science and Intelligence & Counter-Intelligence, who teaches at Kentucky State University. They talk about his ...
  • Taking The Myth – April 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi being alive, the Sri Lanka attacks ...
  • Ep#138 – Sadia Hameed
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Sadia Hameed (@Sadia936). Sadia talks about her conservative Islamic upbringing and being sent away to Pakistan for going against it. Sadia ...
  • Taking The Myth – March 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Titania McGrath, Birmingham schools dropping LGBT teachings, the white ...
  • Ep#137 – Jimmy Bangash – Gay Rights and Islam
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Jimmy Bangash (@Geemme). Jimmy talks about identifying as a gay Ex-Muslim, schools in Birmingham protesting the teaching of LGBT existence (the ...
  • Ep#136 – Lucy Brown
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Lucy Brown (@LucyFrown). They talk about her work with Tommy Robinson, going undercover for ‘Panodrama’, ‘Hope Not Hate’, Mike Stuchberry being ...
  • Ep#135 – Jehovah’s Witness Apostate – Lloyd Evans
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight talks to Lloyd Evans (@CedarsJWSurvey). They discuss his strict upbringing in the Jehovah’s Witness faith and his emancipation from it. Lloyd talks about ...
  • Taking The Myth – February 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Islam The Movie, the appalling racist attack on Maajid ...
  • Ep#134 – Andrew Doyle Returns
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight welcomes the return of comedian and writer Andrew Doyle (@AndrewDoyle_com). They talk about the controversial Gillette advert, the man investigated by police for ...
  • Ep#133 – Leaving A Hasidic Jewish Community – Izzy Posen
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to Izzy Posen (@PosenIzzy). Izzy grew up in a strict Jewish community in east London, only learning English at the age of ...
  • Taking The Myth – January 2019 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Owen Jones, the Christian missionary killed by a remote ...
  • Ep#132 – The End of Animal Farming – Jacy Reese
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to author and activist Jacy Reese (@JacyReese) about his book ‘The End of Animal Farming’. They delve into the innovations and technology ...
  • Ep#131 – Asia Bibi’s Lawyer, Saif Ul Malook
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to Saif Ul Malook about his work defending Asia Bibi from charges of blasphemy in Pakistan. Saif had to leave Pakistan for ...
  • Ep#130 – Sargon of Akkad – Patreon Ban
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to controversial YouTuber and political activist Carl Benjamin, AKA Sargon of Akkad. They talk about Carl’s recent ban from funding site ‘Patreon’ ...
  • Ep#129 – Jay Shapiro – Islam and The Future of Tolerance
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to filmmaker Jay Shapiro (@Jay_shapiro) about the release of the new documentary ‘Islam and The Future of Tolerance’. The documentary features Maajid ...
  • Ep#128 – Panel: Are Social Commentary Outlets Displacing the Influence of Mainstream Media?
    Featuring: The Quartering, Tim Pool, Claire Lehmann, Stephen Knight Moderated by: David Smalley Support this channel at http:///www.patreon.com/gspellchecker Support Mythcon at https://www.gofundme.com/taking-mythcon-on-the-road Direct Mp3 Download Share ThisTweetEmailShare on TumblrMorePocketLike this:Like Loading...
  • Taking The Myth – November 2018 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: The release of Aisia Bibi, The Grenfell Tower effigy ...
  • Ep#127 – Panel: How has the political climate divided the ‘atheist community’?
    This week The #GSPodcast brings you full audio of the Mythcon V panel: How Has The Political Climate Divided The Atheist Community? Featuring: Armoured Skeptic, Jaclyn Glenn, Vadim Newquist (aka, Creationist Cat) ...
  • Taking The Myth – October 2018 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: The Battle of Ideas conference, consent classes, ‘rape culture’, Rod Liddle’s Sunday Times Comments, ...
  • Ep#126 – Panel: From Bakers to Burqas: Religous Freedom Today
    This week The #GSPodcast brings you a panel discussion from The Battle Of Ideas featuring Stephen Knight, Ed Husain, Helen Pluckrose and Simon McCrossan. ‘From Bakers to Burqas: Religious Freedom ...
  • Ep#125 – Claire Fox – Battle Of Ideas
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to Claire Fox (@Fox_Claire). Claire is the author of ‘I Find That Offensive’ and the founder of the Academy Of Ideas. Topics ...
  • Taking The Myth – August 2018 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Tommy Robinson’s successful court appeal, opt-out organ donation for 2020, Westminster ‘Terror’ arrest, Boris ...
  • Ep#124 – Coleman Hughes – Diversity
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to writer Coleman Hughes (@ColdXMan). Topics covered include: affirmative action, violent crime, Donald Trump, Charlottesville, racial slurs, diversity, white privilege and much, ...
  • Ep#123 – Seth Andrews
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to host of The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews (@SethAndrewsTTA). Topics covered include Christianity, Mega Preachers, Donald Trump, online arguments, British insults, Ghost ...
  • Taking The Myth – July 2018 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: The Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris and Douglas Murray event in London, Richard Dawkins’s comments ...
  • Ep#122 – Muhammad Syed – Hope
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to co-founder of Ex-Muslims Of North America (EXMNA.org), Muhammad Syed (@MoTheAtheist). Muhammad will be telling us all about the upcoming ‘From Islam ...
  • Ep#121 – Vanity Von Glow
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to comedian and cabaret performer Thom, AKA Vanity Von Glow (@VanityVonGlow). We talk about the controversy and fallout from their appearance at ...
  • Taking The Myth – June 2018 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Jordan Peterson V Matt Dillahunty, Tommy Robinson going to jail for contempt of court, ...
  • Ep#120 – Chris Matheson – The Trouble With God
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to author and screenwriter Chris Matheson. Chris is the author of the hilarious ‘The Story Of God’ and will be talking about ...
  • Ep#119 – Yasmine Mohammed – From Al Qaeda to Atheism
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to ex-Muslim activist Yasmine Mohmmed (@ConfessionsExMu). Yasmine talks about marrying a member of Al-Qaeda and her escape from that situation and subsequently, Islam. ...
  • Ep#118 – Andrew Doyle – Political Comedy
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to Writer and Comedian Andrew Doyle (@AndrewDoyle_com). Andrew is also the co-writer of the satirical character Jonathan Pie. We talk about comedy, Michelle ...
  • Taking The Myth – April 2018 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Allegations against American Atheists’ David Silverman, Enoch Powell, The Nazi Pug Conviction, ‘Punish A ...
  • Ep#117 – Virtual Reality – Jeremy Bailenson
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to The Professor of Communication at Stanford University, Jeremy Bailenson. Jeremy is the founding director of the Virtual Human Interaction Lab. He’ll be ...
  • Ep#116 – Head-to-Head: Male Circumcision
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight hosts a Head-to-Head discussion on the issue of male circumcision. Defending the right of parents to circumcise their children is Sociologist and author Frank ...
  • Ep#115 – Josh Szeps (AKA Zepps)
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes Josh Zseps (AKA @JoshZepps) to the show. Josh is a radio and TV host from Australia who’s worked across TV and radio ...
  • Ep#114 – Faith Schools and Secularism
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes Alastair Lichten (@AlastairLichten) to the show. Alastair is the Education Campaigns Officer for the National Secular Society. Topics discussed include faith schools, ...
  • Taking The Myth – Feb 2018 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Sara Khan’s new anti-extremism role, the sexual misconduct accusations against Lawrence Krauss, the Florida ...
  • Ep#113 – Tom Slater – New Blasphemies On Campus
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) talks to Deputy Editor of Spiked Online, Tom Slater (@Tom_Slater_). Tom will be discussing the ‘Free Speech University Rankings 2018’. What are some ...
  • Ep#112 – Ricky Gervais Returns – Humanity
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes the return of comedian Ricky Gervais (@RickyGervais). Ricky’s new stand-up ‘Humanity’ comes to Netflix on March 13th. He talks about how he ...
  • Ep#111 – Christian Wolmar – Driverless Cars
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes author and journalist Christian Wolmar (@ChristianWolmar). We’ve all been told that ‘driverless cars’ are on the horizon, but should we be more ...
  • Ep#110 – Jamie Kilstein
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes comedian and podcaster Jamie Kilstein (@JamieKilstein) to the show. We talk about his former far-left echo chamber and the fallout of the ...
  • Ep#109 – Britt Hermes – Sued For Exposing Pseudoscience
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes former ‘Naturopathic Doctor’ Britt Hermes (@naturodiaries) to the show. Since leaving the field of Naturopathy, Britt has dedicated her time to exposing ...
  • Taking The Myth – Jan 2018 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk: Britt Hermes being sued for exposing a quack, the humanist asylum seeker Plato inquisition, ...
  • Ep#108 – The Emancipation Of A Black Atheist
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes author Dauv Evans to the show, where he discusses his book ‘The Emancipation Of A Black Atheist‘ as well as slavery in ...
  • Taking The Myth – December 2017 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk: Amir Khan’s Christmas Tree, The Twitter Purge, Britain First, The Quilliam report into ‘Asian ...
  • Ep#107 – The Rap Guide To Consciousness
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes the return of rapper and award-winning playwright Baba Brinkman (@BabaBrinkman). We hear some tracks from his fantastic new album ‘The Rap Guide ...
  • Ep#106 – Tom Wilson – Extremist Groups and Counter-Terrorism
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes Tom Wilson, Fellow at The Henry Jackson Society. Tom specialises in counter-terrorism strategy and extremist groups. We talk about the political ...
  • Taking The Myth – November 2017 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk: having conversations with people we disagree with, ‘Angry White and American’ documentary, Richard Spencer, ...
  • Ep#105 – Ella Whelan – What Women Want
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes the return of Ella Whelan (@Ella_M_Whelan), assistant editor of Spiked (http://www.spiked-online.com/). We talk about Ella’s new book ‘What Women Want: Fun, Freedom ...
  • Ep#104 – David Smalley
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) talks to David Smalley (@DavidCSmalley) of Dogma Debate (www.dogmadebate.com). Topics covered include: Mythcon, Sargon of Akkad, sexual abuse, online smears, ‘Nazi hysteria’, Antifa, ...
  • Ep#103 – Andrew Copson – Secularism: Politics, Religion and Freedom
    This week on The #GSPodcast, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) talks to Chief Executive of Humanists UK, Andrew Copson (@AndrewCopson). They talk about Andrew’s new book: ‘Secularism: Politics, Religion and Freedom’ as well as ...
  • Ep#102 – Mythcon IV Controversy Debrief
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) talks to Sean and Brian from Mythicist Milwaukee (mythicistmilwaukee.com). We debrief Mythcon IV which generated a fair amount of controversy. We talk about ...
  • Ep#101 – Dr. Melanie Joy – Carnism
    This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) talks to Dr. Melanie Joy about ‘Carnism’. We cover the environmental and psychological impact of animal slaughter, the vegan movement, synthetic meat, myths ...
  • Taking The Myth – September 2017 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk: The Hijab in UK primary schools, regulating online extremism, the Barcelona attacks and the ...
  • Taking The Myth – August 2017 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk: Iram’s Pakistan adventure, Charlottesville, rape gangs in the UK and what happened when ...
  • Ep#100 – Armin Navabi – Atheist Republic
    This week on The #GSPodcast Iranian Ex-Muslim, author and founder of Atheist Republic Armin Navabi (@ArminNavabi) joins host Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker). We talk about religious conservatism in Iran, Islamic reform, ...
  • Taking The Myth – Secular Conference – July 2017
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) report from the Secular Conference in London. We talk: banning the face veil, women’s rights, security ...
  • Ep#99 – Graeme Wood – Encounters With The Islamic State
    This week on The #GSPodcast author and journalist Graeme Wood (@Gcaw) joins me to talk about his book ‘The Way Of The Strangers’. We discuss the motivations and beliefs of those ...
  • Taking The Myth – June Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk: The General Election result, Tim Farron’s Christianity, The DUP, Tommy Robinson’s Manchester March, the ...
  • Taking The Myth – May 2017 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about Iram’s new fundraiser, the Manchester terror attacks, ...
  • Ep#98 – The ‘Conceptual Penis’ Hoax – James Lindsay
    This week on The #GSPodcast Dr. James Lindsay (@GodDoesnt) returns to talk about the controversial paper he co-authored with Peter Boghossian (@PeterBoghossian) titled ‘The Conceptual Penis As A Social Construct’. Intended ...
  • Taking The Myth – April 2017 Edition
    Godless Spellchecker’s Blog | Home of Stephen Knight and The #GSPodcast This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss ...
  • Taking The Myth – March 2017 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about the Secularist Of The Year Awards, the European ...
  • Ep#97 – Secularist Of The Year 2017 – Yasmin Rehman
    This week on The #GSPodcast I bring you some coverage from the Secularist Of The Year Awards in central London, hosted by The National Secular Society. The main prize went to ...
  • Ep#96 – Ella Whelan – Free Speech & Trolling
      It’s a great pleasure to welcome Ella Whelan (@Ella_M_Whelan) to The #GSPodcast. Ella is the Assistant Editor at Spiked. We talk about fake news, the future of Twitter, internet trolling, ...
  • Taking The Myth – Feb 2017 Edition
    This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about Donald Trump overload, children at political protests, the ...
  • Ep#95 – Macer Gifford – Fighting Against ISIS With The Kurds
    It’s a great pleasure to welcome Macer Gifford (@MacerGifford) to The #GSPodcast. Macer is a British activist and anti-ISIS campaigner who left England to fight alongside the Kurdish Defence Force. We ...
  • Ep#94 – Matt Dillahunty – Free Speech & Violence
    It’s a great pleasure to welcome the return of Matt Dillahunty (@Matt_Dillahunty) to The #GSPodcast. We talk about the ethics of punching Nazis, free speech, violent protests at UC Berkeley, ...
  • 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 ...

 

 

 

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