Vee hosts a popular YouTube channel, based in Romania, that focuses on sociopolitical content. He is also very active in the gaming community. We are very excited to have him on the show!
Stephen Knight is a blogger and host of award-winning 'The Godless Spellchecker' Podcast. He is a critic of religion and proponent of freedom of expression. He has featured on the BBC's flagship ethical debate show and frequently reports from UK secular conferences.
Michael Trollan has over 20 years of experience in the advertising agency world as a digital technology consultant, working with Fortune 500 clients as large as Verizon, Ralph Lauren, MasterCard, Samsung, the New York Stock Exchange, and many more. His projects have won a Telly award, a PR Week award, one Clio, and three nominations for Webby awards. Michael is the founder of SecularAction.org, a platform which collects and publicizes actions that new activists to the secular community can take to get involved. He has served as a founding board member of Sunday Assembly New York, and as an advisory board member and donor for Women’s Education Project, a nonprofit which helps women in India to transition out of poverty into college and careers.
Lauren Chen aka @roamingmil is a prominent and very talented conservative commentator, who has an informed approach and values dialogue w/ varying viewpoints.
Checkout Lauren's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLUrVTVTA3PnUFpYvpfMcpg
David Fitzgerald joins us to discuss his new book and the current climate surrounding religion and social politics.
Mike's provided bio: Michael Rowlands aka Music Man Mike is a radical left, cultural Marxist, SJW YouTube personality that enjoys censorship and political violence. Personal heroes include Hitler, Stalin and that dude from 1984… Nah, not the loser beta who gets cucked by the government... the brother guy, with the cool mustache. He also plays a mean guitar.
We discuss Mike's upcoming appearance at Mythcon V, social justice, intersectionality and more.
Armoured Skeptic is a Canadian sociopolitical commentator. He produces high-quality content with intricate animations and well thought out arguments to promote critical thinking and skepticism. We had a fantastic conversation about the Transinvestigation community, Jon Hamm and "White Thoughts", Mythcon and more!
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.
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.
Claire Lehmann is the founder and editor of Quillette, one of the world's fastest growing platforms dedicated to free thought, reason, and heretical ideas. She is also a writer with a degree in psychology, and her work has appeared in Commentary, Scientific American, The Sydney Morning Herald and Psychology Today.
Derrick Blackman, aka SomeBlackGuy, is a YouTube content creator with more than 270,000 subscribers. Coining himself "a radical centrist," Blackman regularly discusses social, racial and political topics that affect and influence pop culture.
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.