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!
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
This week! Uncle Mark reads the weather report for 2600 BCE with Ziasudra, Uncle Dan proves that the god of the Bible is a mess, and Uncle Doug challenges us to make the post-plague world a better place.
This week, Uncle Dan reminds us that killing cats will not stop a plague, Uncle Doug tries his hand at Christian zoology and fails hilariously with the Easter Bunny, and Uncle Mark almost convinces us not to give in to fear.