The Atheist Experience TV Show
Atheist Experience 24.06: More Postcard Prayers
Jim talks a bit about his background and some of the ACA activities. Matt answers more postcard prayers.
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What is the Atheist Experience?
The Atheist Experience is a weekly Internet television show based in Austin, Texas geared at a non-atheist audience. Every week we field live calls from atheists and believers alike, and you never know what you're going to get! Sometimes it can get quite feisty indeed! You don't want to miss it.
What's the upcoming schedule?
How do I catch it on TV?We are no longer on in the Austin TV market. We are currently an Internet-only show.
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How do I call in?You can phone 1-512-686-0279 or
How do I get on the show if I'm an atheist?
We get frequent complaints from atheists that they can't get on the air when they call into the show.
We get A LOT of calls from atheists and we try to balance atheist callers with theist callers. On average, 4 out of every 5 callers is an atheist.
We know via feedback from our viewers that the calls that best help people navigate themselves out of their religious dogma are the discussions with theists. For that reason, we prioritize the calls.
We have a 6 line phone switch and we've set up a guideline that at no time will there be more than 3 atheists in the call queue. Those 3 "atheist slots" fill fast.
As an atheist it's easy to get on the show, provided you're willing to call about half an hour before the show starts and are willing to stay on hold for an indefinite period of time. The good news is once the show starts you hear the show through your phone while you're on hold.
The bad news is that once those three "atheist slots" are full it's very hard to get on as an atheist because we don't have an open phone line for you to wait on.
So if you're an atheist and you're determined to get on the air, please call about a half hour before the show starts and be willing to wait on hold for an indefinite period of time.
Want to help us continue our work?
We are now providing dinner after the live TV show on Sunday at the ACA Freethought Library, 1507 W Koenig Ln, starting around 6:30 pm. Donations are appreciated.
Dinner after the September 9, 2007 show
Viewers and listeners, give us your feedback.
E-mail us your feedback or questions. We will try to respond to you in e-mail or on the air. Due to our now international audience, we're sometimes not able to respond to all e-mails. All e-mails to us are read by the hosts and crew.
ACA members, want to help?
The Atheist Experience can always use extra helping hands in the studio. Tasks involve screening phone calls, manning the communication with the host so Matt will know who the heck's on the phone, running Camera 2, or just being a cheering supportive studio audience member (we love those!). Talk to Matt, Steve, or any ACA board member at one of our gatherings if you'd like to help us on the show, and they'll give you directions to the studio.
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