The Humanist Hour (HH) Audio Podcast is a monthly one-hour talk show produced by the American Humanist Association. Every episode of the HH Audio Podcast explores a different area of humanist thought, from politics to pop culture.
HNN#49: Foundation Beyond Belief27/04/2010
In this episode, Jende Huang and Jes Constantine speak with Dale McGowan, founder and executive director of the Foundation Beyond Belief.
HNN#48: Ethical Focus24/03/2010
In this month's audio podcast, Jende Huang and Jes Constantine visit the Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County in Teaneck, NJ and are the speakers at the society's Sunday platform.
HNN 46: The HEADS Meeting27/01/2010
Jende Huang drops in on the HEADS meeting and speaks to some leaders from across the movement about their upcoming plans for 2010.
HNN 44: HumanLight25/11/2009
In this month's audio podcast, Jende speaks with Patrick Colucci, the vice chair of the HumanLight committee. The two discuss this humanist holiday, now in its 8th year of celebration. Learn more about why it is celebrated, how it is celebrated, and how your family and community can take part!
HNN 43: AAI '09 Darwin Legacy Convention + The Atheist Camel28/10/2009
In this month's audio podcast, Jende attends the Atheist Alliance International Convention in Burbank, CA, and hears from an assorted number of conference attendees who make up our movement. Listen in as he talks with an Objectivist-influenced rock band, a leader from a Ethical Culture Society, the founder of a freethought film festival, an Arab atheist, and a Pilates instructor--all who came together in California to take part in AAI's annual conference. Also, Jes interviews one of the founders of Eternal Earth-Bound Pets, a post-rapture pet rescue program run by atheists.
HNN 42: Unscientific America23/09/2009
In this month's podcast, hear from Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum, co-authors of the recently released Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future as they speak with Jennifer Bardi, editor of the Humanist magazine. Kirshenbaum and Mooney will discuss what scientific illiteracy means for our society, possible ways to combat it, and the disagreements they have with the so-called New Atheists over religion.
HNN 39: Neil deGrasse Tyson17/07/2009
In this month's audio podcast, Humanist Network News travels to Phoenix, AZ and take spart in the 68th annual conference of the American Humanist Association. Hear "keynote remarks" from noted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium, as he reflects on science and culture in American life.
HNN 38: Meet the American Humanist Association17/07/2009
In this month's audio podcast, Jes Costantine and new co-host Jende Huang are in Washington D.C. to interview staff members of the American Humanist Association. Learn what goes on behind the scenes at one of the largest humanist organizations in the world, and hear what AHA staffers have planned for the future.
HNN 31: HNN Highlights17/07/2009
This month's Humanist Network News podcast is a special promotional show recorded for the World Humanist Congress of the International Humanist and Ethical Union which will be held in Washington DC from June 5-8, 2008. The program contains excerpts from dozens previously released HNN interviews, including Sir Salman Rushdie, Richard Dawkins, E.O. Wilson and many other notable humanists. Old interviews are re-mastered for improved sound quality.
Humanist Network News Podcast Promo17/07/2009
The Humanist Network News (HNN) Audio Podcast is a monthly one-hour talk show produced by the American Humanist Association. Every episode of the HNN Audio Podcast explores a different area of humanist thought, from politics to pop culture. Humanism is a philosophy of life inspired by humanity and guided by reason. Humanists strive to lead ethical and joyful lives without supernatural belief in gods, heaven or hell. A typical episode of the HNN Audio Podcast features interviews, commentary, news, music, and listener comments recorded on our Toll Free HNN Listener Comment Line. Notable guests have included Sir Salman Rushdie, Prof. Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, E.O. Wilson, Alan Dershowitz, Holly Near, Dar Williams and Julia Sweeney. The HNN Audio Podcast is hosted and produced by American Humanist Association staffers (as of 5/2009) Jende Huang and Jessica Constantine.