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Podcast 12, Picking Presidents and the Dugger Drama

This week’s podcast was particularly fun, with Edwin, Rick and RobRoy sitting down to talk the presidential contest and then discussing the Josh Dugger scandal.  For a preview of the issue with the Dugger’s check out this piece in Slate and then listen:

Listen to the whole podcast here

There is a lot of interesting stuff going in with religion, hypocrisy and social issues in America– check out my latest on Salon for a taste.  You can be sure we’ll be chatting up these issues again soon.

Big News on Atheism (Plus Podcast 11)

The Pew Religious Landscape Study came out last week showing big gains for atheists, agnostics and so-called “nones,” those who profess no religious faith.  The Armchair Blasphemy team sat down to discuss their respective beliefs: CLICK HERE for Podcast 11.

Be warned, RobRoy uses the phrase “soft agnostic,” which (along with the word “moist“) always makes me a little uncomfortable.

On a side note: I wrote a piece for Salon spiking the football just a little about the study.  I just couldn’t help myself.  At any rate, watch for more discussion on this blog about America’s dramatic culture shift.  There are a great many implications for an ever-more-secular America.

Podcast #4: Fox News: Manufactured Outrage and Outright Horseshit

On this week’s podcast, Edwin, Rick and RobRoy discuss the inexplicable popularity of Fox News and the difference between news and infotainment.  Also, they trio discuss the undercurrent of outrage present in the online libertarian community.