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Dan Barker
  • Located in Madison, WI
  • Former evangelical minister
  • Co-president of Freedom From Religion Foundation
  • Author of Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist
  • Author of Godless: How An Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists (with a foreword by Richard Dawkins)
  • Author of The Good Atheist: Living a Purpose-Filled Life Without God
  • Author of GOD: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction
  • Dynamic Speaker and Debater (and singer!)
  • Frequent media appearances including the Phil Donahue show, Maury Povich, Hannity & Colmes, and Oprah Winfrey
  • Co-host of Freethought Radio
Ed Brayton
  • Located near Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Part of the Patheos blog network and is the voice behind the popular blog Dispatches from the Culture Wars
  • President and co-founder of Michigan Citizens for Science.
  • Recipient of the Friend of Darwin award from the National Center for Science Education.
  • Former stand-up comedian.
Thea Deley
  • Located in Paonia, CO
  • Only comedian on SSA's roster with a vajayjay.
  • Called 'a face of new Atheism' by Denver's "Westword."
  • Founding minister of the Church of Personal Responsibility.
  • Promises to restore your virginity or send you home with a condom.
  • Rated "Rad!" by Metro State University student newspaper.
  • Once burst into a church and yelled at the worship band to STFU.
  • Performing at American Atheists' 2014 national conference in Salt Lake City.
  • Twitter: @theadeley
Mark Edward
  • Located in San Pedro, CA
  • Steering Committee Member of IIG West (Independent Investigation Group) - an affiliate branch of CFI (Center for Inquiry, Skeptical Inquirer Magazine)
  • Editorial Board of Skeptic magazine since inception
  • Performing Magic Castle performer since 1975
  • Author of Feral House Publishing: "Psychic Blues" reviewed in New York Times, Daily Mail UK and availble at amazon.com
  • Recently on the Halloween episode of "The Jeff Probst Show" and "Inside Edition" showing how psychics defraud the public.
  • Find his website at www.themarkedward.com.

David Fitzgerald
  • Located in San Francisco, CA
  • Writer, Public Speaker, Historical Researcher
  • Director/Co-Founder of both the world's first Atheist Film Festival and Evolutionpalooza!, San Francisco's oldest annual Darwin Day celebration
  • Author of NAILED: Ten Christian Myths that Show Jesus Never Existed at All
  • Has spoken around the country at national conventions such as American Atheists, American Humanist Association, Rapture Day, and Skepticon
Ian Harris
  • Located in Los Angeles, CA
  • Premiere secular/skeptic stand up comedian in the US.
  • Headliner of Evolution of Comedy Tour
  • Cable TV hour comedy special in Summer 2014 - Ian Harris: Critical & Thinking
  • Ranked on 3 separate national Top 100 Comedians lists
  • Ian's second TV special "ExtraOrdinary" is being taped in October 2016
  • Featured speaker/performer at the 2016 Reason Rally
  • Twitter: @comediocre
Keith Lowell Jensen
  • Founder and resident atheist on The Coexist? Comedy Tour
  • Host of popular YouTube series Atheist Church
  • Has performed with Robin Williams, Doug Stanhope, Norm Macdonald, and a bunch of other big shots
  • Has four full length comedy albums out including the most recent, Elf Orgy on Stand Up! Records
Monster On Sunday (atheist rock band)
  • Based in San Diego, CA
  • Atheist hard rock band
  • Album is called “Baby Eater”
  • All songs are atheist themed
Tommy Nugent
  • Located in Detroit, MI
  • former pentecostal youth pastor turned atheist
  • award-winning solo comedy-theater performer
  • professional speaker who has presented to more than half a million students since 1998
  • on Twitter as @revnuge
Shelley Segal
  • Singer Song Writer - plays vocals and guitar
  • Released an album called 'An Atheist Album'
  • Speaks about de-conversion from Judaism to becoming an atheist activist
  • Sings about important topics such as atheism, equality, women rights, critical thinking
Sam Singleton, Atheist Evangelist
  • Located in West Virginia
  • Sam Singleton is the world's first and only full-time Atheist Evangelist, so far as we know.
  • Brother Sam is a fictional character created and portrayed onstage by Roger Scott Jackson.
  • He is the author of PATRIARCHS AND PENISES, A Comedy in Two Acts, (2008) TOO BIG FOR GOD, (2009) and IF THE OCEAN WAS WHISKEY AND GOD WAS A DUCK, The Humorous Tale of a Child Evangelist (2010).
  • He has performed his comedic works in more than a hundred venues and towns in the US and Canada, in saloons, theaters, universities and at conferences.
  • Brother Sam has frequently and favorably been compared to Mark Twain, Clarence Darrow, George Carlin, and Foghorn Leghorn.
  • Brother Sam, or his creator, Roger Scott Jackson, is also available for extemporaneous discussions, question and answer sessions, interviews and debates on many subjects, but neither one will debate the existence of god.
Benjamin Zalisko
  • Biochemist at the University of Chicago
  • Founder of SSA chapters at Elmhurst College and the University of Chicago.
  • Former Executive Producer of Sunday Assembly Chicago
  • Secular SafeZone Facilitator
  • Blogs at reasonbound.wordpress.com
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