Podcast #37 – Year-End Wrap-Up

As we look forward to 2009, we take a moment to review the success and progress of the American Freethought Podcast in 2008.  What was our best episode?  What could we have done better?

We also unveil a new contest for our listeners with an impressive stack of cool prizes.  Tune in to find out how YOU could be the recipient of this treasure trove of nifty freethought-ish tchoch.

Finally, Dr. Eugenie Scott of the National Center for Science Education (NCSEweb.org) gets the last word on Ben Stein’s ridiculous “Evolution = Nazi Holocaust” documentary Expelled.  This 5-minute segment of conversation was trimmed from our interview with her in episode #31 (in which we talked about the Texas BOE putting out-of-state creationists on the committee that reviews the science curriculum).  It was intended for inclusion in our coverage of the Expelled DVD in episode #34, but… we forgot (okay, I forgot – David shares none of the blame!).  Anyway, we thought it was worth hearing, even it we’re delivering it a tad late.

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David is podcasting new episodes of Secular Nation.  AtheistAlliance.org/podcast.

Interested in science fiction?  Then check out John’s SciFiDimensions Podcast.  SciFiDimensions.com.

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Theme music by Body Found.

Recorded December 18, 2008.  Hosted by John C. Snider and David Driscoll.

To listen to this episode click here.

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