The Humanist Hour #62: Candace Gingrich-Jones: LGBT Humanist Pride

Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel reflect on the AHA 70th Annual Conference, highlighting the acceptance speech by Candace Gingrich-Jones, the first ever awardee of the LGBT Humanist Pride Award. Also, listen to an interview with Candace and some special guest interviewers. [Read more…]

The Humanist Hour #61: Rebecca Goldstein, Humanist of the Year

Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel reflect on the AHA 70th Annual Conference, highlighting the acceptance speech by Humanist of the Year, Rebecca Goldstein. Also, listen to an interview with a very special surprise guest. Don’t forget to celebrate the National Day of Reason on Thursday, May 5, 2011! [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…]

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…]

HNN #18: Salman Rushdie & Cultural Humanism

In HNN Audio Podcast #18, we interview acclaimed novelist and humanist Salman Rushdie about the organized humanist movement and the relationship between the novel and humanist thought. This show also contains live recordings of the April 20 ceremony hosted by the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard honoring Salman Rushdie with the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism. The ceremony , which took place in the Memorial Chapel at Harvard Yard, marked the beginning of The New Humanism conference. [Read more…]