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!

050: Bleeding for Brigham


This week! Uncle Mark sets a bloody tone, Uncle Doug shows us 3 billboards outside of a discernible point, and Uncle Dan tells us about a new job in a very old company that no sane person is gonna want to take.

049: The Origin of Two Dry Ducks


This week! Uncle Dan tells us about Onan, the reason nobody ever masturbates, Uncle Mark helps us all place the blame squarely where it belongs with The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, and Uncle Doug makes sure we do not A.C.E. the test. What a mess.

Genesis, Joseph, Judah, Onan, seed, masturbation, shaming 

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, antisemitism, Russia, Hitler, David Icke, Alex Jones, Glen Beck

Home schooling, Accelerated Christian Education, Dr, Donald and Esther Howard, quackery

048: The Devil You Don't Know


This week! Uncle Mark dips us into a seven layer heaven, Uncle Doug has some kind of attitude issue, and Uncle Dan introduces us to a god that wasn’t but now kind of is. There’s a lot to unpack here. 

Jannah - Muslim heaven, houri, 72 virgins, paradise, Eden

Beatitudes, Sermon on the Mount, Jesus

Baphomet - The Satanic Temple, 10 commandments, church and state, crusades