Tune Into Freethought Radio This Weekend
April 17, 2010
Guest: William Lobdell "Losing My Religion"
Should the pope be arrested for covering up crimes
against humanity? Hitchens and Dawkins think so. Investigative reporter
William Lobdell speaks about his experiences interviewing hundreds of
abuse victims while covering the religion beat.
Radio from the Secular
Point of View
Freethought Radio, from the secular point of view,
broadcasts weekly and is hosted by Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor,
co-presidents of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The show offers
programming for nonreligious listeners, as well as countering the
religious-right domination of our public airwaves. Freethought Radio
features a regular "Theocracy Alert," Dan's "Pagan
Pulpit," "Freethinkers Almanac," music and interviews
with authors and activists. Check out Freethought Radio's
illustrious list of guests,
including Richard Dawkins, Julia Sweeney, Janeane Garafalo, Ron Reagan,
Betty Rollins, Christopher Hitchens, Steven Pinker, Ursula K. Le Guin
and so many other fascinating freethinkers, newsmakers and thinkers.
Saturdays, 11 am - noon Central, on Progressive
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About the Show
and Incidental Music
("voice deity") is Buzz Kemper, of Audio for the Arts,
Madison, Wis., a member of the Foundation. Engineer/producer is Brian
Turany, also a member of the Foundation. Incidental music is performed
on the piano and/or arranged by host Dan Barker. Listen carefully to
the "intro" and "outro" music to pick out Dan's
arrangements of strains from the ballad "Annie Laurie," from
Dan's "Friendly Neighborhood Atheist," "Salt Lake City
Blues," Gershwin's "It Ain't Necessarily So," Irving
Berlin's "Pack Up Your Sins and Go to the Devil in Hades,"
and the famous 16th century freethought ballad, "Die Gedanken Sind
Frei" ("Thoughts Are Free"). Other incidental music was
created especially for the show by Dan. You can listen to yourself!
Hundreds of freethought members have recorded greetings to air on
Freethought Radio at FFRF conventions.
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Find out more about co-hosts Dan
Barker and Annie
Laurie Gaylor, co-presidents of the Freedom From Religion
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Air America History
Freethought Radio's partnership with Air America, which
made the broadcast available to all of its affiliates, ended on
Jan. 25, 2010, with the demise of Air America Radio. Freethought Radio
enjoyed being part of Air America while it lasted and working with
various Air America talents. (See News
Release.) (See broadcasting stations above.) Podcasts
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