Appearance on A-News: Episode 47

ScreenHunter_274 Jun. 03 16.05I was invited to appear on episode 47 of the A-News Podcast produced by ApartmentJ Entertainment to discuss my experience at Women in Secularism 2 and surrounding controversy, the “Nothing Fails Like Prayer” banner I — with the help of the Freedom From Religion Foundation — had erected on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, my upcoming trip to and fundraiser associated with the Empowering Women Through Secularism conference in Dublin, and much more.

Co-hosts Lee Moore, Reap Paden, Brian Allen, Shayrah Akers, and Daniel Moran joined me for this episode which you can now listen to and download.


Justin Vacula

Justin Vacula hosts the Stoic Philosophy Podcast; serves as co-organizer and spokesperson for the Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) Freethought Society; and has hosted monthly Stoic Philosophy discussion groups for the Humanist Association of Greater Philadelphia.

He has appeared on and hosted various radio shows and podcasts; participated in formal debates and discussions; was a guest speaker for college-level courses; was featured in local, national, and international news; and has been invited to speak at various national, local, and statewide events.

Vacula received bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology, a minor in Professional Writing, and the distinguished W.A. Kilburn Memorial Award for Philosophy from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He is currently living in the Scranton, PA area attending Marywood University’s graduate-level Mental Health Counseling program and has worked with the Arc of Luzerne County’s Transition to Community Employment program as a teacher’s assistant and job coach alongside adult learners with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

He also plays poker; volunteers as a member of the website and media team for the Greyhawk Reborn Dungeons & Dragons campaign while playing at events in the Eastern United States; and enjoys metal music.