Politics

Lucas Lynch on Culture, Politics, and Social Justice

Lucas Lynch is a writer and blogger who got his start writing for Carlos' Watson's "The Stimulist" when Watson was then an MSNBC anchor, invited to join by a then unknown, now world renown author Taiye Selasi. His interests include Science, Religion, Culture, Politics, and the Arts.

Karen Garst The Faithless Feminist on Mythcon, Women V Religion and More!

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Karen Garst joins us live to discuss her upcoming conversation on stage at Mythcon V. We also discuss her new book and the current state of Atheism in the US.

Karen L. Garst holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She retired as executive director of the Oregon State Bar in 2008. She has edited two anthologies about women and religion: Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life without Religion and Women v. Religion: The Case Against Faith… and for Freedom. 

Godless Mom on Mythcon, Atheism and the Prison System

Courtney Heard aka Godless Mom is a blogger, podcaster, and YouTuber that covers atheism and all of the topics that surround the community. She has also started to cover topics outside of atheism on her various platforms. We always have a great time talking with Courtney and have a ton of respect her and her work. 

 

Blaire White Discusses Her Tour, Mythcon and More!

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Blaire White is a Youtuber & conservative political commentator. She is best known for tackling controversial topics on her channel from the unique perspective of a conservative transgender woman.

Mythcon, Free Speech and Atheism w/ Stephen Knight aka Godless Spellchecker

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Stephen Knight is a blogger and host of award-winning 'The Godless Spellchecker' Podcast. He is a critic of religion and propenent of freedom of expression. He has featured on the BBC's flagship ethical debate show and frequently reports from UK secular conferences.

My Name Is Josephine Joins Us On Mythinformed

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Today we are joined by the lovely Josephine Mathias, a prominent YouTuber with over 100 thousand subscribers who averages tens if not hundreds of thousands of views of her content. With her Poli-Sci background, Josephine likes to discusses political, social, and what we'll call "controversial" topics all while being a stalwart defender of the Freedom of Speech. Fighting for the forces of truth, Josephine joins us live to tell us how we're Mythinformed about victim-culture!

Peter Boghossian on Mythcon, Intersectionality, and Sargon of Akkad

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Peter Boghossian joins us to discuss his upcoming panel at Mythcon as well as the difficulty that we are having, booking speakers for the intersectionality panel. We also discuss the difficulties with platforming certain ideas and individuals as a result of slanderous and fraudulent online criticisms. 


 

Social Justice, Gun Violence, and Mental Health w/ Jason Seed

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Today we have with us a brilliantly talented guitarist (and former Milwaukeean)  Jason Seed. He is adept at many branches of music, including jazz, rock and classical. His style is unapologetically original, being referred to previously as “nu-jazz” and “baroque pop” among others. Jason and his band will be performing at Mythcon V this year and we are thrilled to have him.

Lullaby Project: https://soundcloud.com/carnegiehalllullaby
 

Part 1: What to Expect at #Kilroy w/ Based Mama and Sister Danger

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Based Mama and Sister Danger join us to discuss the #Kilroy event. We discuss how Vidcon 2017 inspired them to organize Kilroy and what type of conversations and panels we can expect to see on stage as a result. 

The Kilroy Event is an international free-speech advocacy conference.

Kilroy is focused on exploring the social, academic, political and legal intersections of free speech and censorship, with an emphasis on protecting constitutionally enshrined rights.

This event is taking place at Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel in Phoenix, Arizona on the 21st & 22nd of April 2018. 

#Mythcon IV Preview w/ Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith is the host of the "Serious Inquiries Only" where he covers critical thinking on questions of science, philosophy, skepticism and politics. These serious topics are discussed with some serious guests, but in an entertaining and engaging way. 

He is also is the host of the “Thomas and the Bible” podcast where he reads the Bible line by line, records it, and adds his very clever and funny satirical commentary. 

Thomas is a very talented podcaster and has a very engaged listenership. He is very committed to making each episode that he records factual and entertaining. If you enjoy smart and funny podcasts you should subscribe to his channels, if you are a podcaster you can learn a lot from Thomas.

Thomas will be leading a conversation w/ Sargon of Akkad at the Mythinformation Conference IV in Milwaukee, WI on Saturday September 30th, 2017 at the Pabst Theater. #Mythcon

Catching Up w/ Scott Clifton aka Theoretical Bullshit

Scott Clifton aka Theoretical Bullshit shakes off the YouTube cobwebs and joins us for a fascinating discussion on many areas that he has covered in his videos throughout the years.  

Scott Clifton is a Daytime Emmy award-winning actor, best known for his work in the long-running American soap operas, General Hospital, One Life to Live, and The Bold and the Beautiful. Also recognized for his YouTube persona, "Theoretical Bullshit", he has cultivated a growing following in the online world of critical thinking and debate, which has earned him invitations to speak at multiple conventions for skepticism and freethought. In 2014, 

Clifton released a music album titled “Girl Go Home,” which he wrote and sang, “because nobody else would”. It was truly an honor to have Scott on the show! Don't miss this interview. 

Carlos' Modern Life

 

Carlos Alazraqui is a stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, singer, impressionist, producer and screenwriter possibly best known as Deputy James Garcia on Reno 911!. His extensive voice-over work includes the role of Bobbi Fabulous on Phineas and Ferb, the Taco Bell chihuahua in the Taco Bell commercials, Denzel Crocker and Juandissimo Magnifico on The Fairly OddParents, Rocko and Spunky on Rocko's Modern Life, Lazlo and Clam in Camp Lazlo, Grandpapi Rivera in El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, and as Mr. Weed in Family Guy.

He is a weekly contributor on "The Stephanie Miller Show" where he discusses politics and shows off his Donald Trump impression. 

Carlos joins us to discuss everything from his legendary voice acting to his take on the current political and religious climate. Carlos is an outspoken agnostic that does not shy away from taking on taboo topics in his comedy and through his various media platforms. We were extremely honored to have Carlos on the show. Don't miss this interview! 

The Conceptual Penis Interview w/ James A. Lindsay

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James A. Lindsay joins us to discuss the “The conceptual penis as a social construct” paper that he co-authored with Peter Boghossian. James is an author and outspoken atheist voice who holds degrees in physics and mathematics, including a doctorate in the latter. Motivated by a love of knowledge and learning, along with his life experience of growing up and living in the Southeastern United States--on the buckle of the Bible Belt, as they say--he writes and speaks in an attempt to clarify our religious and cultural landscape and by doing so to help heal the related harms.

He is the author of the detailed book God Doesn't; We Do: Only Humans Can Solve Human Challenges, self-published in 2012, and Dot, Dot, Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly, and Everybody is Wrong About God.