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The Humanist Hour

Summary: A typical episode of the HH podcast features interviews, commentary, news, and music. Notable guests have included Sir Salman Rushdie, Prof. Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, E.O. Wilson, Alan Dershowitz, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Andy Rooney, Greg Graffin of Bad Religion, Holly Near, Dar Williams and Julia Sweeney. The HH podcast is hosted and produced by Bo Bennett, PhD, from the American Humanist Association.

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Podcasts:

 The Humanist Hour #83: Julia Galef | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In this month’s podcast, Todd Stiefel’s co-host is Amanda K. Metskas. Together they interview Julia Galef, the president of the Center for Applied Rationality.

 The Humanist Hour #82: A. C. Grayling | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In this month’s podcast Todd Stiefel’s co-host is Kim Ellington. Together they interview A. C. Grayling.

 The Humanist Hour #81: The Clergy Project | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In this month’s podcast, Todd Stiefel and Margaret Downy interview three members of The Clergy Project.

 The Humanist Hour #80: AHA President Rebecca Hale | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In this month’s podcast, Todd Stiefel interviews Rebecca Hale, the newly elected president of the American Humanist Association.

 THH Web Special: Cecil Bothwell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In this THH Web Special, Todd and Jes speak with Cecil Bothwell about his experience as an atheist politician in Asheville, NC.

 The Humanist Hour #79: The Evolution of Comedy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Todd and Jes speak with comedians Ian Harris and Jason Resler about their show, the Evolution of Comedy: Intelligently Designed Humor.

 The Humanist Hour #78: Gloria Steinem, 2012 Humanist of the Year | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jennifer Bardi, editor of the Humanist, interviews world famous author and activist Gloria Steinem. “It’s not about not believing,” says the 2012 Humanist of the Year. “It’s about rejecting a god who looks like the ruling class.”

 The Humanist Hour #77: Nonbeiver Nation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jes and Todd interview AHA President, freethought activist, blogger and author David Niose, about his book, Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans.

 The Humanist Hour #76: Cenk Uygur | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jes and Todd interview the Young Turks main host and co-founder Cenk Uygur about the relationship between humanism, the media, and politics. Cenk was awarded with the Humanist Media Award at the AHA's 71st Annual Conference.

 The Humanist Hour #75: America's War on Sex | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jes and Todd interview Marty Klein, Ph.D., who suggests a humanist approach to healthy sexuality.

 The Humanist Hour #74: Bad Religion | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Todd Stiefel and guest co-host, Scott Burdick, interview Bad Religion lead vocalist, Greg Graffin, and bassist, Jay Bentley backstage at the Reason Rally.

 The Humanist Hour #73: the Reason Rally (part 2) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In this month's podcast, experience even more of the Reason Rally, the largest gathering of the secular movement in the world, with: British stand up comedian Eddie Izzard, youTube activist Cristina Rad, long time humanist activist and leader "the Amazing" James Randi, best-selling author Richard Dawkins, and our very own Todd Stiefel.

 The Humanist Hour #72: the Reason Rally | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Experience the Reason Rally, the largest gathering of the secular movement in the world: Author and blogger Greta Christina tells us why she is angry, Taslima Nasrin describes her experience of fighting for secularism in a country from which she has been exiled, Mythbuster Adam Savage describes his definition of reason, with Australian musicians Tim Minchin and Shelley Segal.

 The Humanist Hour #71: On location in Cranston, Rhode Island | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jes Constantine heads to Cranston, RI to hear the local residents, students, and teachers voice their opinion about the Cranston High School West prayer banner. Also, listen to Ellery Schempp tell the story of his landmark US Supreme Court case from over 50 years ago, ruling government sanctioned prayer unconstitutional.

 The Humanist Hour #70: Humanist Community Project | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel speak with Harvard University's Humanist Chaplain, Greg Epstein, about the Humanist Community Project. Plus, hear a followup interview with Dr. Darrel Ray about his new book: Sex and God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality.

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