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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 • 2.9K 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.

    Even More Problematic Ezra Edition

    Even More Problematic Ezra Edition

    In this week’s episode, the foremost exporter of child molesters has strong opinions on which flags to fly, Ted Cruz warns us about the Chinese plot involving cartoon space lesbians, and Don Ford will be here to advance that plot. But don’t tell Ted.

    • 1 hr
    Running Up That Hillsong Edition

    Running Up That Hillsong Edition

    In this week’s episode, A Christian terrorist realizes too late that burning down Hell doesn’t even make sense, Christians ignore the Norse God of Thunder in the Marvel universe but have a full meltdown about a Muslim girl, and Anna Bosnick joins us to run up that Hillsong.

    • 1 hr
    Grand Unified Edition

    Grand Unified Edition

    In this week’s episode, Christian leaders will tell their members to take pride … from somebody else, Marjorie Taylor Greene Republicans into a camera again, and Tom and Cecil will be here to discuss the stupidity Voltron of modern American culture.

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    Guest Links:

    Pick up your copy of The Grand Unified Theory of B******t here: https://www.amazon.com/Grand-Unified-Theory-B******t/dp/B09TDW7RSR


    Or find info about the audio book here: https://www.dissonancepod.com/


    Get tickets to see Noah at the Gulf Coast Secular Assembly here: https://www.humaniststlh.com/assembly


    Check out the Left at the Valley podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/left-at-the-valley/id953374347


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    Headlines:

    Pride month Christian freakout round up: https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/christian-hate-preacher-calls-for-the-execution-of-every-single-homosexual/ and https://twitter.com/hemantmehta/status/1533958329134895107 and https://www.shawlocal.com/the-herald-news/news/2022/06/05/westboro-protesters-outnumbered-and-jeered-in-joliet/ 

    GOP Lawmaker MTG says critics of Christian nationalism are "domestic terrorists":

    https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/gop-lawmaker-critics-of-christian-nationalism-are-domestic-terrorists/

    Kirk Cameron rails against public education: https://www.salon.com/2022/05/31/kirk-cameron-public-school-grooming-far-left-agenda-crt/


    Ex-pastor embroiled in legal battle with Florida megachurch after 'The Encounter' with Jesus: https://www.rawstory.com/celebration-church/


    School Board candidate checks all the gay books out so kids can’t read them: https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/a-school-board-candidate-checked-out-lgbtq-library-books-so-kids-cant-read-them/


    Georgia superintendent tells graduating seniors to convert to Christianity:

    https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/georgia-superintendent-tells-graduating-seniors-to-convert-to-christianity/

    Graduation speaker tells students to honor the Bible by avoiding gay marriage: https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/graduation-speaker-tells-students-to-honor-the-bible-by-avoiding-gay-marriage/

    • 1 hr
    French Fried Edition

    French Fried Edition

    In this week’s episode, Republicans demand church separation from the human secularist state, we’ll learn how to yell “fudge!” at North American cobras, and Anna will be here to up the talent average by a considerable amount.

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    To buy our book, click there: https://www.amazon.com/Outbreak-Crisis-Religion-Ruined-Pandemic/dp/B08L2HSVS8/


    To check out our sister show, The Skepticrat, click here: https://audioboom.com/channel/the-skepticrat


    To check out our sister show’s hot friend, God Awful Movies, click here: https://audioboom.com/channel/god-awful-movies


    To check out our half-sister show, Citation Needed, click here: http://citationpod.com/


    To check out our sister show’s sister show, D and D minus, click here: https://danddminus.libsyn.com/


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


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    Guest Links:

    Check out the Chimpions TTRPG podcast here: https://chimpions.co.uk/


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    Headlines:

    Arizona lawmaker Rick Gray says atheism caused the shooting in Uvalde: https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/arizona-lawmaker-rick-gray-atheism-caused-the-shooting-in-uvalde/


    Ted Cruz blamed it on "declining church attendance": https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2022/5/28/23145600/uvalde-school-shooting-republicans-defend-gun-rights-nra-convention


    Oklahoma bans trans kids from using the right bathroom at school: https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2022/05/oklahoma-bans-trans-kids-using-right-bathroom-school/


    Cardinal reveals Pope Francis ordered ouster of Vatican’s auditor over charges of spying: https://religionnews.com/2022/05/19/cardinal-pope-ordered-auditor-to-resign-over-spying-charge/


    Trump to start new streaming platform to promote evangelicals, guns, and anti-woke shows: https://www.rawstory.com/truth-social-trump-streaming-service/


    New conservative conspiracy theory claims Rice Krispies mascot “Pop” is transgender: https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2022/05/new-conservative-conspiracy-theory-claims-rice-krispies-mascot-pop-transgender/


    $2 million gold tabernacle stolen from Brooklyn church: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/05/31/tabernacle-stolen-brooklyn-church-nyc/

    • 1 hr
    Childish Things Edition

    Childish Things Edition

    In this week’s episode, it’s a day in a week, so we have to talk about another church sex abuse cover up report. Also, Dave Warnock joins us to talk about his new memoir, Childish Things.

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    To make a per episode donation at Patreon.com, click here: http://www.patreon.com/ScathingAtheist


    To buy our book, click there: https://www.amazon.com/Outbreak-Crisis-Religion-Ruined-Pandemic/dp/B08L2HSVS8/


    To check out our sister show, The Skepticrat, click here: https://audioboom.com/channel/the-skepticrat


    To check out our sister show’s hot friend, God Awful Movies, click here: https://audioboom.com/channel/god-awful-movies


    To check out our half-sister show, Citation Needed, click here: http://citationpod.com/


    To check out our sister show’s sister show, D and D minus, click here: https://danddminus.libsyn.com/


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


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    Guest Links:

    You can pick up a copy of Dave Warnock’s memoir here: https://www.amazon.com/Childish-Things-Memoir-Dave-Warnock/dp/B09RMBWZX1


    (For signed copies, you can email Dave at daveoutloud@gmail.com)

    Check out Dave’s YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/c/DaveWarnockDyingOutLoud


    Learn more about the Gulf Coast Secular Assembly here: https://www.humaniststlh.com/assembly


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    Headlines:

    The article the diatribe was about: https://onlysky.media/wgervais/a-treasured-atheist-idea-that-reason-undercuts-faith-just-doesnt-hold-up/


    SBC report details rampant sex abuse coverups: https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2022/05/22/southern-baptist-sex-abuse-report/


    Archbishop bars Pelosi from communion over abortion stance: https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/archbishop-bars-pelosi-from-communion-over-abortion-stance-this-will-backfire/


    At ReAwaken America Tour, Trump-promoted 'Alien DNA' doctor says Joe Biden is dead and his body was replaced by demonic clone:

    https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/05/the-reawaken-america-tour-is-the-start-of-qanon-2-0.html

    Taliban enforces order for Afghan women TV anchors to cover faces: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/22/afghan-women-tv-anchors-forced-to-cover-faces-under-taliban-order


    MI GOP candidate vows to ban contraception because “the Bible.” https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/michigan-gop-candidate-id-vote-to-ban-birth-control-it-should-not-be-legal/ and https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2022/02/michigan-republicans-give-terrifying-answers-on-a-landmark-contraception-case/


    Preacher claims he “dissolved” his church’s tax-exemption for political gain: https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/preacher-claims-he-dissolved-his-churchs-tax-exemption-for-political-gain/


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    This Week in Misogyny:

    More on SBC report: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/05/23/southern-baptist-sexual-abuse-culture-of-misogyny/


    Pastor admits to “adultery” with a girl who was not an adult: https://onlysky.media/hemant-mehta/church-embraces-pastor-who-admits-to-affair-despite-victim-saying-she-was-16/

    • 1 hr
    Manifestering Edition

    Manifestering Edition

    In this week’s episode, a mass shooter gets his massive ass inspired by mass, Christian moms give up sweet tea and Netflix just like Gandhi, and Greg Locke will face fewer consequences for violating the IRS’s rules than he did for violating Dunkin’ Donuts’.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

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2.9K Ratings

2.9K Ratings

AlexanderTGreat ,

First podcast love

I was initially brought into the world of podcasts by Opening Arguments, but I really didn’t love podcasts until Noah was a guest and I started listening to Scathing. Noah and Heath were great and that dynamic was only improved when they brought Eli on full time.

Kquinn24 ,

On point

Great diatribe today

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