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Robert And Amy yakk about news, culture, religion and whatever from a secular and atheist perspective. Join us for the weekly Mr Potter award or a yakking session.New episodes every Sunday!

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Robert And Amy yakk about news, culture, religion and whatever from a secular and atheist perspective. Join us for the weekly Mr Potter award or a yakking session.New episodes every Sunday!

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Finding a friend in thought

By TDTFPOD1 - Feb 20 2017
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Listening to the show makes me hopeful.

great show

By Ilostmyshoeagain - Mar 29 2016
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only a half hour but infromed, fun, funny, great listen

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
24
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0
0
0

Finding a friend in thought

By TDTFPOD1 - Feb 20 2017
Read more
Listening to the show makes me hopeful.

great show

By Ilostmyshoeagain - Mar 29 2016
Read more
only a half hour but infromed, fun, funny, great listen

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Rank #1: Episode 143 Polar Opposite

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On this episode we start out with a Texas town that doesn't like when the opposing message is displayed.
Then we look into a story from Alaska where city officials walked out on Satan.
Finally we end the news with a fish of a different color from Disney.

The Potter award this week goes to a North Carolina Lt. Governor that is the opposite of a decent human being.

Jul 08 2019

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Rank #2: Episode 142 Already Told Ya

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On this episode we talk about the right reason to remove a ten commandments plaque. Then look into the "Bible Tax" by Trumperdinck.
We finish out the news with a story that is not ordained by the state of Tennessee.
Our Bailey Award goes out to a Latin pop star who stopped a religious freedom bill.
Follow my other show Sparky on Ice
Follow us on Twitter @secularyakking

Jul 01 2019

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Rank #3: Episode 141 Yabba Dabba Don’t

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In this episode we talk about our old friend “Judge” Roy Moore and his new campaign for another Mr. Potter Award.
Then we cross over the a recent Supreme Court decision that calls crosses “secular”.
We finish out the news segment with a Pennsylvania town that may think it is Bedrock.

This week we bring back the rant about the Oregon Senate walkout. You may be surprised by this one.

Jun 23 2019

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Rank #4: Episode 140 Wash, Rinse, Repeat

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In this episode we talk about a study that says atheist believe in the supernatural.
Then we laugh at the idea of a straight pride parade.
We finish up the news with a racist city council member.
This week we cover a chaotic religion as we bring back the "I can't believe you fell for that" segment.

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Jun 09 2019

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Rank #5: Episode 139 Old Judge Priest

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On this episode we cover some priest that think they are judges, a judge the thinks he is a priest and the magnetism between them.
We also have a Florida Man style Mr. Potter Award that goes to Rep. Mike Hill.

Jun 01 2019

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Rank #6: Episode 138 Rainy Days and Mondays

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On this episode we ask why an Ark can't stand up to a rainy day. Then we really cover this dress code banning dresses. We finish up the news with a rat of a tale.
And we have our first Bailey award of the relaunch. It may invoke some awesome feelings.

May 27 2019

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Rank #7: Episode 137 No Signs Allowed

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This week we talk about Crosses and other signs on public buildings.
Then we wonder why only Bibles are allowed at the table.
We finish the show with a multi winner Mr. Potter award.

May 19 2019

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Rank #8: Episode 136 Return of the Yak

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After over a year off, we have decided that we like yakking so much that we are returning to the internets.
Be warned, we are out of practice and on separate hemispheres.
We start off a look at a new discriminatory government agency in the guise of religious freedom.
Then we get new numbers on religious belief in America. We finish out the news segment with a Sheriff who is a real rotten egg.
It wouldn't a proper show without a Mr Potter award, so we have one for you.

May 12 2019

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Rank #9: Episode 1 The beginning of my trip to the end

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Welcome to the first episode of Sparky on Ice, the coldest podcast on the internet.

This being the first episode, I thought it would be a good idea to go back in time and talk about how I got here and the trip.
Starting with the next episode I will be answering questions.  You can submit one by emailing me podcast@sparkyonice.xyz or using the anchor app to send a voicemail.
Don't forget to check out my youtube and facebook channel or the website sparkyonice.xyz.

Mar 31 2019

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Rank #10: Episode 135 A Fond Farewell

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In this, our final episode, we talk about our favorite moments Robert drinks 3 glasses of wine just to get through the show.

For almost three years, I sat at some sort of desk and turned on a mixer hoping that maybe our voices could make a dent in the noise.  Hoping that maybe our show might make a difference to somebody.  Make someone laugh, make someone angry. Make someone want to stand up and do something.

For almost 3 years we have educated you, we have encouraged you and hopefully we have entertained you.

I spent the last 3 weeks wondering how we would in the show.  Should we do a best of?  Should we invite former hosts on?  Should we just come on and say goodbye?  In the end I felt this was the only way to end the show.  Yakking about the show.
I wanted to end the show with some shoutouts and thank yous.
First I to thank Wes and Dustin at atheist Nomads.  First interview ever

Sam and the Ask an Atheist crew for bringing in a new voice and allowing me to learn some stuff about podcasting.
Especially Sam for telling me I had skills and would probably make a good podcaster.
Tom of Secular Radio, for showing me that literally anyone can have a podcast. And for being our first guest on the first show.
The the folks over at the now defunct Secular Outreach Network for taking an chance on a show that nobody listened to.
To  Matt and tim of Atheism 101 for having us on their show. It was the first time we were interviewed together.
To the entire Waiting for Wrath crew for being there for that much needed support and friendship.

The Matthew the Apostle at In the name of god, the Podcast for giving us such great shoutouts, even when our show sucked.
To Paul Satting for making me realize that sometimes you have make hard decisions and keep your principles in mind.
To Jeff Stillwell for being willing to let us broadcast his Walk for Humanity.
To Tom Essel for stepping up when Amy needed a break and for still being a great friend.
To Melange Hunter and Alan for all the story suggestions.
To Jonathan Ariola for the awesome voicemails.

To our fans for sticking with us even though I kept moving the show feed.

And most of all to Amy for being there to keep me from falling flat on my face and for staying there even when you were frustrated with it. Without you there would be no Yakking

Writing this farewell is likely the hardest thing I have ever written  For three years this show was a part of us.  It was a part of my identity in the secular movement   I will miss and remember this amazing experience that we have had.  I will miss sitting at a desk, turning on the mixer and yakking to you.  I will miss the feedback from the fans.  I will miss the community we have built together.
So I know that this is a short show and honestly I didn’t even know if I could do a last show this morning but here it is and that really  is  all the Yakking I’ve got for you.

Jan 30 2018

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