The Humanist Hour #59: Introducing Todd Stiefel

Listen to Jes Constantine interview her new co-host, Todd Stiefel.  Todd Stiefel lives in Raleigh, NC. He is a secular humanist, an atheist and full-time freethought activist. [Read more…]

The Humanist Hour #58: Soldier Spiritual Fitness and Rock Beyond Belief

Listen to Jes Constantine and guest interviewer, Todd Stiefel, speak with Justin Griffith about his experience as an atheist in the U.S. Army and, more specifically, about failing the Spiritual Fitness component of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness test and turning that experience into a freethought activist opportunity with Rock Beyond Belief.  Also: don’t forget to celebrate Darwin Day this February 12th!  Happy Birthday, Charles! [Read more…]

The Humanist Hour #57: Jean Shepherd, In God We Trust (All Others Pay Cash)

Listen to the magical monologist, Jean Shepherd, read an excerpt from his 1966 book, “In God We Trust (All Others Pay Cash),” which originally appeared in the December 1965 edition of Playboy. [Read more…]

The Humanist Hour #56: Onward Christian Athletes

“Onward Christian Athletes” author, Tom Krattenmaker, presents his book to AHA’s 69th Annual Conference attendees.  Also learn more about the largest non-religious ad campaign, launched earlier in November by the American Humanist Association. [Read more…]

The Humanist Hour #55: Barefoot rEVOLUTION?

Jes Constantine interviews Dr. Daniel Lieberman, a professor of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard and Dr. Daniel Howell, author of The Barefoot Book about the benefits of barefoot living and how it relates to humanism. [Read more…]

The Humanist Hour #54: Questions and Answers with Bill Nye the Science Guy and LGBT Humanist Council update

Jes Constantine plays another clip from AHA’s 69th Annual Conference, which took place earlier this summer in San Jose, CA.  Listen to Bill Nye the Science Guy answer questions from the conference attendees, after accepting our Humanist of the Year award. [Read more…]

The Humanist Hour #53: Bill Nye the Science Guy, Humanist of the Year

Jes Constantine and guest co-host Jennifer Bardi introduce and discuss clips from AHA’s 69th Annual Conference, which took place earlier this summer in San Jose, CA. Listen to Bill Nye the Science Guy accepting our Humanist of the Year award. [Read more…]

Humanist Network News #35: Andy Rooney on Atheism

We’ve got celebrities and the media on the brain. First we interview 60 Minutes commentator Andy Rooney about his atheist beliefs, then we record a “Humanist StoryCorps” with the National Secular Society of U.K. about their work promoting secularism in the media. [Read more…]

HNN #30: Greg Graffin of Bad Religion

In this month’s audio podcast we speak to Greg Graffin, Ph.D., lead singer of the punk rock band Bad Religion and professor of life sciences at UCLA. This weekend at Harvard, Graffin received the lifetime achievement award in cultural humanism, given by the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard University. [Read more…]

HNN#25: The Golden Compass & The Geography of Nowhere

In this month’s audio podcast Humanist Network News interviews author Philip Pullman about the religious protest of The Golden Compass, a new film based on his fantasy novel. Also, suburban sprawl critic James Howard Kunstler speaks to HNN about how and why Americans need to re-think the spaces they inhabit. [Read more…]