The How-To Heretic

Your user's guide to life on the outside. Leaving religion is the first step into a larger, better world. But it can also be a scary world. Things work differently now. Never fear: that's why we’re here! We're your audio uncles, and with help from good friends and experts in all sorts of fields, we're going to share the stories and seek the knowledge we all need for building a great life! After all, you only get one (that we know of), so you'd better make the most of it!

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This week Uncle Mark takes us to sunny Vietnam to meet Coa Dai, Uncle Dan knocks over Saint Junipero and Uncle Doug tells us everything is not alright with the Alawites.



War Church - 144

This week! Uncle Doug introduces us to some religious loonies with a dildo problem with Cliven Bundy, Uncle Mark blesses all the bombs with the Main Cathedral of the Russian Armed Forces and Uncle Dan talks about a woman with an actual...



Brigham's Bust - 143

This week! Uncle Dan surprises us with Mormon murders we'd never heard of, Uncle Doug uses math to clown Lord Xenu and Uncle Mark ponders the limitations of statues.



Cheeseburger Bible - 142

This week! Uncle Doug wonders what Trump thought he was holding up, Uncle Dan gives us an intro to Shinto, and we interview a couple of guys on an extended bicycle tour for Jesus!



The Friend - 141

This week! Uncle Mark introduces us to the fascinating Public Universal Friend, Uncle Dan gives us a saint then takes her away with St. Wilgefortis, and Uncle Doug reads to us from the CES Letter.


 2020-06-03  1h15m

Spying for the Lord - 140

This week! Uncle Doug takes a truthful look at the much-maligned practice of Vodou, Uncle Dan goes crazy with the Mark of the Beast, and Uncle Mark conspires with Bryce Blankenagel of the Naked Mormonism podcast about the Strengthening Church Members...


 2020-05-27  1h29m

Out with the Old... - 139

This week! Uncle Mark lights one up for Loudun's most eligible bachelor with Urbain Grandier, Uncle Doug tells us about a cult that imploded without a body count with NXIVM, and Uncle Dan wants to pull off history's most necessary editing...


 2020-05-20  1h6m

Snow What? - 138

This week! Uncle Mark tells a very different version of your favorite fairy tale with Operation Snow White, Uncle Dan leaves the Ewoks out of the Witch of Endor and Uncle Doug laments a cult exploding right before our eyes.


 2020-05-13  1h25m

Bye Mani! - 137

This week! Uncle Doug bids farewell to a dream cut short with Manicheism, Uncle Dan get's an oyster in your peanut butter with religious food rules, And Uncle Mark concludes his interview with author Jared Yates Sexton.


 2020-05-06  1h16m

The Shining City - 136

This week! Uncle Doug examines the deadly intersection of good penmanship and murder with Mark Hoffman and Uncle Mark shares part 1 of his interview with journalist and author Jared Yates Sexton to explore the nightmarish origins of American theocracy.


 2020-04-29  1h13m