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Every episode we blast anyone who gets in our way. We bring critical thinking, skepticism, and irreverence to any topic that makes the news, makes it big, or makes us mad. It’s skeptical, it’s political and there is no welcome mat.

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    Episode 612: Nebulizer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 85:24

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    Episode 611 - Sexy Military Car Wash

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 75:38

    Episode 610: Emotional Support Church

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 74:42

    Show Notes   Please provide feedback on the segment of our show where we read Carl Sagan's "Demon Haunted World."  

    Episode 609: Californian Alimony

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 77:19

    HAPPY NEW YEARS!!!   Show Notes   Shoutout to the band Good Thyme, "Those Without" Ruined New Years Eve  

    Episode 608: Healthy as a Person

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 76:49

    Show Notes   Left at the Valley Guest Spot   Santa's big red coke!  

    Episode 607: Postcoital Financial Advice

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 89:06

    Changing the story of homelessness.      Show Notes  

    Episode 606: Antreefa

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 86:30

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    Episode 605: The Griftening

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 99:54

    Episode 604: Honorary Welding Degree

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 89:25

    Keep supporting Vulgarity 4 Charity http://citationpod.com/vulgarity-for-charity/   Show Notes  

    Episode 603: Desperately Seeking John John

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 80:13

    VULGARITY FOR CHARITY http://citationpod.com/vulgarity-for-charity/ Show Notes

    Episode 602: Texit

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 82:05

    VULGARITY FOR CHARITY continues   Show Notes

    Episode 601: Vulgarity for Charity 2021 Kick Off

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 85:21

    Show Notes  (if not displayed below go to our website dissonancepod.com)

    Episode 600 Part B

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 108:10

    Thank you! Through persistence, never surrendering, and a disregard for our 1 star reviewers e have made it to 600 episodes. It's your fault and we thank you for it. Make sure to follow Cara Santa Maria https://twitter.com/CaraSantaMaria   Seth Andrews https://twitter.com/ThinkingAtheist   Marsh and Andy https://twitter.com/MrMMarsh   https://twitter.com/merseyskeptics   https://twitter.com/inkredulosi 

    Episode 600 Part A

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 99:45

    Thanks to all the awesome listeners AND especially those that sent in messages. EVEN MORE especially those musical messages in the bumpers. And make sure to follow George Hrab at Knowledge Fight Thomas Smith and those PIAT pod boys

    Episode 599: Reality Calling

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 70:07

    LET'S PLAY A GAME.... guess the theme of the bumpers.   Show Notes    

    Episode 598: Idaho's Southern Border

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 74:46

    Show Notes   Dammit Idaho!     Dammit France!   Fill this out        

    Episode 597: Cyber Ninjas

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 81:32

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    Episode 596: Fact Checked

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 90:15

    Show Notes ) Shoutout to these bumpers!

    Episode 595: Superspreader Event

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 74:57

    Show Notes   A classic Alex Jones meme

    Episode 594: Hail Satanists!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 86:45

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    Episode 593: The Horror of Texas S.B. 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 84:49

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    Episode 592: A Horse Is a Horse

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 76:24

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    Episode 591: V4C 2019 Part 12

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 91:46

    Show Notes   Keep supporting Modest Needs at  

    Episode 590: Binomial Factor

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 80:43

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    Episode 589: Some "Regerts

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 72:16

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    Episode 588: Grief Zombie

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 87:19

    Show Notes   BUY A BOOK!   A picture of nachos (for an unspecified reason)

    Episode 587: The Storm Is Upon Us With Mike Rothschild

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 81:10

    Thank you to Mike Rothschild for joining. Get his book at fine book sellers everywhere .  Follow him on twitter     Show Notes    

    Episode 586: V4C 2019 Part 11

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 90:36

    Show Notes   Keep supporting !

    Episode 585: Illegalize Jesus Christ

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 77:39

    Show Notes   Clips      

    Episode 584: Warmonger Redemption Tour

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 88:08

    Show Notes   Kenneth Copeland does Slayer  

    Episode 583: American Atheists: Fulton v. City of Philadelphia

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 67:58

    Thank you to Geoffrey Blackwell from American Atheists for joining us!   Show Notes  

    Episode 582: A Hard 79

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 85:15

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    Episode 581: Gambling Habit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 81:04

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    Episode 580: The Long Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 72:50

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    Episode 579: Two Pulitzer Sam

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 75:09

    Episode 578: Footprints

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 81:01

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    Episode 577: Vaccine Incels

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 77:47

    Show Notes Listener Messages Tik Tok  

    Episode 576: Borrow a Cup of Death

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 76:44

    Show Notes   TRIGGER WARNING (Ted Cruz mentioned) TRIGGER WARNING (Ted Cruz mentioned)       The History Guy

    Episode 575: Cara Santa Maria Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 81:08

    Big thanks to Cara! Make sure to follow her at      Show Notes

    Episode 574: Gullibles Travels

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 64:09

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    Episode 573: Comprehensive Sex Education

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 82:12

    Episode 572: TGIA Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 74:35

    It was great to have TGIA with us this week! Make sure to subscribe, follow, and support them at:             Show Notes  

    Episode 571: Suez Child Trafficking

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 87:52

    Show Notes   Watch Our Livestream!  

    Episode 570: Pirate Home Security

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 81:48

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    Episode 569: A Really Bad Day for Him

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 76:52

    Show Notes r   (don't) load on me when you're in a thong And i'll be your friend I'll help you go to ....... (use code GLORY)

    Episode 568: V4C 2019 Part 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 75:52

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    Episode 567: De-Radicalizers

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 73:19

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    Episode 566: Minimum Rage

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 76:41

    CLIPS CLIPS CLIPS (our clips channel) Show Notes  

    Episode 565: Knowledge Fight - The Insurrection

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 70:36

    Show Notes Thank you to Knowledge Fight for joining us this week      

    Episode 564: I'm Not a Cat

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 74:04

    Show Notes Bumpers          

    Episode 563: Outbreak: A Crisis of Faith with Noah Lugeons

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2021 80:38

    Thank you to Noah Lugeons for joining us Get his book   Follow on twitter and support his patreons              Show Notes  

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