The How-To Heretic

A User's Guide to Life Beyond Religion

Whether you're just thinking about leaving your religion, or you're a dyed-in-the-wool decades-long atheist, your audio uncles Mark and Dan are here to help. With the aid of wise friends and experts in all sorts of fields, The How-To Heretic Podcast will guide you through the scary worlds of heathen living, and make sure you have fun in your new heretical life! We're here for you, friend; so kick off your shoes and join us!

Guests On The Show


Recurring Guests

Uncle Doug — Special Raconteur

Professor Jim – Professor of philosophy

Professor K. – Professor of English and creative writing

Dr D. – OBGYN, sexual health educator

Paige – Licensed psychotherapist

Andrew Torrez – Legal expert and podcaster

Special Guests

Rabbi David Gruber – Atheist Rabbi and Celebrant

Quinn Johnson – Former Mormon missionary

Dr. Christopher Stroop – Ex-Evangelical activist, author, educator 

Eli Bosnick – Comedian, Atheist podcaster and activist

Lucien Greaves – Founder/spokesperson for The Satanic Temple, religious freedom activist

Benjamin Bergen – Professor of cognitive science, leading expert on swearing/cursing

Andrew Copson – Author, Executive Director of Humanists UK

Marissa Alexa McCool – Author, Trans activist, podcaster

Andrew SeidelFreedom from Religion Foundation

Aron Ra – Science and reason advocate and activist (Youtube)


THTH Guest Appearances (Elsewhere)



While you're at it, go listen to and follow the long-running THANK GOD I'M ATHEIST with FRANK & DAN (and occasionally Mark and Doug).