Appearance on A-News Podcast episode Banner Banter

ScreenHunter_274 Jun. 03 16.05I appeared on episode 88 of the not-safe-for-work comedy-themed A-News Podcast to discuss the recent unprominently hung Wilkes-Barre FFRF banner.

I was invited to appear on Episode 88 of the A-News Podcast — ‘Banner Banter’ — to discuss the unprominently placed Freedom From Religion Foundation ‘Nothing Fails Like Prayer’ banner and related topics including my announced protest of a National Day of Prayer event released through the NEPA Freethought Society.

Listen to and download the episode here!

Further reading:

April 22 – Response to criticisms of my National Day of Prayer protest

April 25 – FFRF sends complaint following Wilkes-Barre Good Friday observance

April 29 – FFRF banner not hanging despite agreement with Wilkes-Barre

April 30 – FFRF banner to now hang three days late

May 2 – National Day of Prayer protest in local newspaper

May 5 – Recorded discussion with Wilkes-Barre officials about FFRF banner

May 6 – National Day of Prayer protest experience

Justin Vacula

Justin Vacula hosts the Stoic Philosophy Podcast; serves as co-organizer and spokesperson for the Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) Freethought Society; and hosts 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 pursuing a degree in Marywood University’s graduate-level Mental Health Counseling program and formerly worked for 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 and plays at events in the Eastern United States; and enjoys metal music.