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A weekly look at religion and the stupidity that breeds it. Hosts Noah Lugeons, Heath Enwright, and Eli Bosnick delve into theistic attempts to intrude on the secular world in an unflinching expose on just how juvenile the whole god thing is.

The Scathing Atheist Puzzle in a Thunderstorm, LLC

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 283 Ratings

A weekly look at religion and the stupidity that breeds it. Hosts Noah Lugeons, Heath Enwright, and Eli Bosnick delve into theistic attempts to intrude on the secular world in an unflinching expose on just how juvenile the whole god thing is.

    Plesiosaur Loser Edition

    Plesiosaur Loser Edition

    In this week’s episode, the past and the present will smash together like some kind of temporal orgy, we’ll bring up stuff in the headlines that you almost forgot you were pissed about, and Lucinda’s quest for a pet dinosaur will come up wanting yet again.

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    Little Praisers Edition

    Little Praisers Edition

    In this week’s episode, the headlines will make you wonder if you’re listening to the archives, the news out of Texas will make you wonder whether you’re listening to old timey radio, and Christian children’s entertainment will give us something that’s salty and hard to swallow.

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    Guest Links:

    Learn more about the Cinderella Podcast here: https://www.facebook.com/CinderPod/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Vacated Edition

    Vacated Edition

    In this week’s episode, BYU gets mad about having to share a letter with LGBTQ, Walker Texas Ranger gets a WEIRD new job, and Liberty U cancels classes without a decrease in the total amount of learning.

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    Guest Links:

    To learn more about the important work American Atheists is doing, click here: https://www.atheists.org/


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    Headlines:

    National Religious Broadcasters fire a dude for urging people to get vaccinated: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/28/christian-media-group-fires-employee-for-urging-people-to-get-vaccinated/


    You should have Voted for Hillary clinton

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/01/us/supreme-court-texas-abortion.html

    Liberty U Students Rebel Against COVID Quarantine: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/28/liberty-u-announced-a-covid-quarantine-and-many-students-cant-deal-with-it/


    Evangelist Robin Bullock: I Met God, and He Lives in a Cube Made of Gelatin

    https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/27/evangelist-robin-bullock-i-met-god-and-he-lives-in-a-cube-made-of-gelatin/

    Apostle is mad that BYU isn’t antigay enough

    https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/25/mormon-apostle-chastises-brigham-young-univ-for-not-being-sufficiently-anti-gay/

    Christian Lady sues virtually all legal entities over her having to wear a mask: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/30/christian-woman-sues-cdc-dr-fauci-krispy-kreme-and-others-over-mask-mandates/


    Matt staver says vaccines requirements are causing airline employees so much stress they’ll crash the plane: https://www.joemygod.com/2021/08/hate-group-claims-vaccine-will-cause-plane-crashes/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Lemme Finish Edition

    Lemme Finish Edition

    In this week’s episode, people will die of COVID unnecessarily because of religion, Heath takes the week off to turn 40, and we’ll actually finish this time.

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    Headlines:

    Atheist continue to be better in all the ways we measure those things: https://www.salon.com/2021/08/21/staunch-atheists-show-higher-morals-than-the-proudly-pious-from-the-pandemic-to-climate-change/


    Death Cult Preacher Hands Out “Exemption Letters” to Anti-Vaxxer Christians

    https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/20/death-cult-preacher-hands-out-exemption-letters-to-anti-vaxxer-christians/

    Majority of Americans finally believe in evolution: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/23/research-shows-a-rise-in-the-public-acceptance-of-evolution-over-the-last-decade/


    An Off-Duty Pilot Used the PA System to Tell a Captive Flight About Jesus

    https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/21/an-off-duty-pilot-used-the-pa-system-to-tell-a-captive-flight-about-jesus/

    Sydney cops issue $1000 fines to church goers defying lockdown orders: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/24/police-fine-sydney-churchgoers-1000-each-for-violating-local-lockdown-orders/


    Eric Metaxas: Having to Wear a Face Mask While Skiing Reminds Me of Hitler

    https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/19/eric-metaxas-having-to-wear-a-face-mask-while-skiing-reminds-me-of-hitler/

    MA State Rep seeks to remove laws against blasphemy, sodomy from the books: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/20/ma-legislator-wants-to-repeal-archaic-blasphemy-sodomy-rules-from-state-law/


    Research Shows Many Christians See LGBTQ Progress as Bad for Christianity

    https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/18/research-shows-many-christians-see-lgbtq-progress-as-bad-for-christianity/

    Dept of Education to rescind Trump Era Bigot Rules: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/20/dept-of-education-plans-to-rescind-trump-era-rules-funding-bigotry-at-colleges/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Two Thirds of the Devil Edition

    Two Thirds of the Devil Edition

    In this week’s episode, Islam finds a worse use for an 8 year old than its prophet did, we learn AGAIN that it's NOT like the Holocaust...whatever you're about to say...no it's not…, and Tom and Cecil from Cognitive Dissonance will be here to make the paying customers cry.

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    To hear more from our intrepid audio engineer Morgan Clarke, click here: https://www.morganclarkemusic.com/


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    Guest Links:

    Hear more from Tom and Cecil on Cognitive Dissonance: https://dissonancepod.com/


    Check out the TNT podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tnt-podcast/id1500482008


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    Headlines:

    More anti-COVID Christians get COVID: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/17/christian-radio-host-who-discouraged-getting-the-vaccine-dies-of-covid/ and https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/16/anti-vaxxer-catholic-cardinal-currently-on-ventilator-after-catching-covid/


    8-Year-Old Boy Becomes Youngest Person Ever Charged With Blasphemy in Pakistan: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/09/8-year-old-boy-becomes-youngest-person-ever-charged-with-blasphemy-in-pakistan/


    Ex-purity culture guru Joshua Harris offers to sell you antidote to poison he sold you: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/13/ex-purity-advocate-joshua-harris-buy-my-course-if-you-feel-shame-around-sex/


    Disney Channel Actress Cites Bible in Insane Anti-Mask Rant to TN School Board: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/15/disney-channel-actress-cites-bible-in-insane-anti-mask-rant-to-tn-school-board/


    Prophetess says there are volcanoes in Heaven for fun and you can ride the lava: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/11/prophetess-there-are-volcanoes-in-heaven-for-fun-and-you-can-ride-the-lava/


    Prophetess says there are volcanoes in Heaven for fun and you can ride the lava: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/11/prophetess-there-are-volcanoes-in-heaven-for-fun-and-you-can-ride-the-lava/


    Christian MAGA cultist says COVID vaccines "prevent people from procreating": https://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/mat-staver-claims-covid-19-vaccines-are-designed-to-prevent-people-from-procreating/


    https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/14/christian-maga-cultist-covid-vaccines-prevent-people-from-procreating/

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    This Week in Misogyny:

    Church tries to get its grubby little hands on Ireland’s National Maternity Hospital: https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2021/08/14/the-church-must-not-guide-the-future-of-irelands-national-maternity-hospital-2/


    Ryan Burge: Evangelists aren’t as motivated by abortion anymore: https://religionnews.com/2021/08/09/abortion-just-isnt-the-motivating-issue-for-evangelicals-it-once-was/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Prayed Off Edition

    Prayed Off Edition

    In this week’s episode, Christians continue their war against free not dying juice, Jesus comes back to buy a motorcycle and then leaves again, and Don Ford will be here to ramp up the sexual tension once again.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
283 Ratings

283 Ratings

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Definitely scathing

I’ve died of laughter so many times listening to these guys. Topical and comedic. Highly recommend.

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Pure Gold

The Scathing guys will keep you up to date on important Atheist news, and include plenty of comedy that will brighten your day.

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