The Atheist Experience
Summary: The Atheist Experience is a weekly cable access television show in Austin Texas geared at a non-atheist audience. It is produced by the Atheist Community of Austin. The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop and support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing and friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of state-church separation, to oppose discrimination against atheists and to work with other organizations in pursuit of common goals.
Tracie Harris and Don Baker. Category Errors. Don talks about category errors in the Bible and how they're spun to advance Christianity.
Russell Glasser and Phil Session. Smith Girls. Phil describes the Smith Girls situation and encourages help for them.
Russell Glasser and John Iacoletti. Coco. Russell talks about the movie Coco and the idea of religion as entertainment.
Tracie Harris and Jen Peeples. Vegan Poop. Jen talks about how to be skeptical, using vegan poop fecal transplants as an example.
Tracie Harris and Don Baker. The Gift. Don dissects the alleged gift offered in John 3:16.
Russell Glasser with guest James Croft. Ethical Societies. Russell interviews James Croft of the Ethical Society of St. Louis Missouri.
Jen Peeples and John Iacoletti. Viewer Calls. Jen and John take viewer calls.
Tracie Harris with guest Anthony Magnabosco. Street Epistemology. Anthony talks about his technique for challenging theists with their beliefs without shutting them down.
Russell Glasser and Ciera Ramirez. Viewer Calls. Russell and Ciera take callers after talking about Ciera's background. This is Ciera's first co-host appearance.
Matt Dillahunty and Don Baker. Church Bailouts. Don discusses that churches asking for bailouts after hurricane Harvey is just another failure of Christianity.
Tracie Harris and Phil Session. Foreclosed Identity. Tracie talks about identity development (or lack thereof) with people who have been indoctrinated.
Russell Glasser and John Iacoletti. Viewer Calls. The first caller is Shirley Rivera from Atheists of Pueto Rico talking about hurricane relief efforts.
Matt Dillahunty with guest Muhammad Syed. Leaving Islam. Muhammad Syed talks about his experience as an ex-Muslim and the challenges for apostates.
Tracie Harris with guest Mitchell Diamond. Hallucinations. Mitchell Diamond talks about the biological basis for hallucinations.
Russell Glasser and Jen Peeples. The Nashville Statement. Jen discusses the conservative Christian "Nashville Statement" manifesto.