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  • Episode 202 – Theater and Paganism

    2546This week we have another live episode recorded at Die Laughing!  We sat down with Ariel Leaf, who is a actress, designer, and director in the Twin Cities.  We talk about her theater career and we also spent a little time exploring the pagan phase that all of us had in common.  The conversation covered a lot of ground and was very interesting.  Enjoy!


  • Episode 198 – Materialistic Boners

    q7watch4-500x500As we move closer to our fabled 200th episode, we have time to get in one last geeky boner episode (for now)!  Molly is super excited about her birthday and all the stuff she has gotten and will get to celebrate, including a new iWatch.  Nick is playing a whole lot of The Division.  And Tim is excited because in spite of his busy schedule, he wants to add something else to it!

    As you listen, please think about becoming a patron of our podcast.  We have some great plans for what we can do with your money and we promise we won’t tithe a single penny we make to the church.


  • Episode 196 – Love and Marriage

    12961564_10207513512109199_2359234324343271175_nThis week we were recording live from Die Laughing, a 50 hour comedy marathon.  Immediately prior to this episode, the three of us were privileged to participate in a unique improvised wedding ceremony as three of seven officiants. It was extremely silly.  We were then joined by the bride, regular guest Melissa Kaercher and her new husband, Fes.  We spend most of the episode talking about the wedding, which will probably make you wish you were there.

    Congratulations, Melissa and Fes!


  • Episode 145 – Scientology

    scientologycultYou, dear listeners, paid for this episode!  As a result of your generous donations, all three of us visited the Scientology center in downtown St. Paul and took their personality test.  It might surprise you to learn that all three of us had problems only Scientology could solve!  Other than that, our experiences were surprisingly different.  We hope you enjoy our conversation about the world of Xenu!  By the way – if the three of us disappear in the near future, you’ll know why!

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  • Episode 143 – Awkward Family Moments

    DanceDevil2This week we have another episode recorded at Die Laughing.  After the Epic Lip Sync battle, we sat down with dancer, choreographer, and improvisor Erin Sheppard to talk about those awkward family moments that arise when you are an atheist.  We discuss things like being asked to lead prayer, talking about shows with religious themes and other awkward experiences that are common to being a non-believer in a world of believers.  Of course, Erin also gets a crack at our five questions!

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  • Episode 142 – Getting Jobbed

    job-changeThis week’s episode was recorded in a hotel room at Die Laughing.  We sat down with Josh Nite,  who has joined us before. Previously, we had talked about his now former job with Kingdom of Loathing.  This time, we talked with him about job transitions as all four of us have made some major career changes in the last few months.   Somehow, we manage to tie it back to atheism and the idea that you need to make the most of the life you have.  Josh also asks us three questions.  So he still owes us two.  We’ll probably have to invite him back.


  • Episode 141 – Blasphemous Comics

    0_0_0_0_239_363_csupload_45417958This week’s episode was recorded live at Die Laughing 2015.  Our guest was ZM Thomas, author of The Bible 2, Abe the Aborted Fetus and the soon to be released Joseph Smith in Space.  We talked with him about his talent for blasphemous puns, his favorite subversive comics and more. We also managed to raise $1000 for Fearless Comedy Productions and will be going to Scientology camp!

     


  • Episode 140 – Pratfalls of Atheism

    4b69d1f36462257020a88d256eebfa88This week’s episode was recorded live at Die Laughing 2015!  We sat down with Levi Weinhagen, who is something of a podcasting expert.  His current slate includes Pratfalls of Parenting, Regret Labs, and Reason Gone Mad.  He is also one of the minds behind the spectacularly funny Comedy Suitcase, a company devoted to making smart comedy that is accessible to all ages.  We talk with Levi about his podcasts and then get into the meat of our conversation – the challenges of being out as an atheist.  We also make a lot of inappropriate jokes about Bill Cosby.

    Also, check out a list of all sorts of podcasts produced in the Twin Cities at http://tcpods.us!


  • Geeks Without God at Die Laughing

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    Die Laughing is this weekend and our Geeks Without God schedule is all set to go!  All times are Central Standard Time.  You can come out to see us at the DoubleTree in Bloomington or you can stream us online!

    At 12:00 noon, we will be talking with comedian, podcaster, and writer Levi Weinhagen.  We’ll be talking with him about the baggage that comes with identifying as an atheist.

    At 9:0o PM, we will have Comic book writer Z.M. Thomas, writer of “The Bible 2” and “Abe the Aborted Fetus.”  He will talk to us about his work and about a new project coming out soon!

    Remember, if we can raise $1000 by the end of our 9:00 podcast, the three of us will go to a Scientology center and be audited.  We will then record a podcast about our experience so you can all share in our pain!

    You can make an online contribution at dielaughingmarathon.com or in person at the event.

    ALSO, the silent auction will feature a guest spot on our podcast!  If you’ve ever wanted to be a guest but we just haven’t gotten around to asking you, come out and bid!  Last year, a few out of town folks made bids by proxy so we’ll be happy to help with that.


  • Episode 137 – Die Laughing Preview

    0001069793_10This week’s episode brings back guest Matt Allex from the Apropos of Nothing podcast.  Matt is one of our cohorts over at Fearless Comedy so he joined us to discuss the second annual installment of Die Laughing.  In addition to talking about all the cool stuff we’ll be doing at the event, we also announce this year’s fundraiser challenge and it is a doozy – if we can raise $1000 for Fearless, we’ll all get a Scientology audit!  Details are in the podcast but if you want to donate, links are below.

    If you follow the link to Die Laughing, you will see a donate button at the top right hand of the page.  Donations are accepted from now through the end of the event.  If you want to donate to our challenge, make sure you put a comment in your donation that it is for the Geeks Without God Scientology challenge.