The Cat Piano (Narrated By Nick Cave)

A complete animated noir short set to an Eddie White poem narrated by Nick Cave and directed by Ari Gibson and Eddie White: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Birds On The Wires Like Notes On The Page

Really cool stuff from Jarbas Agnelli: The youtube description: Reading a newspaper, I saw a picture of birds on the electric wires. I cut out the photo and decided to make a song, using the exact location of the birds as notes. Not the most original idea in the universe, but I was curious to [Read More...]

New Ingrid Michaelson

Just discovered Ingrid Michaelson has a new album out! Here’s a taste! In celebrating the new Ingrid Michaelson, I also wholeheartedly recommend this amazing cover of Ingrid’s song “The Chain” which tops even Ingrid’s original on my facebook friend Melissa Reyes’s myspace page and select “The Chain”.  Seriously, her voice and self-harmonization is just staggeringly good [Read More...]

Disambiguating Faith: Faith As Tradition’s Advocate And Enforcer, Opposed To Merely Provisional Forms Of Trust

David appeals to MacIntyre to raise a really interesting question: What is your assessment of faith as the starting point of tradition constituted inquiry as understood by MacIntyre? This is accepting the standards of argument, explanation, justification internal to and partially constitutive of the extended argument that constitutes what MacIntyre calls a tradition. In this [Read More...]

Top 10 Favorite Atheist/Rationalist YouTube Channels

This last three months I’ve spent blogging, I’ve learned my away around the atheist internet and been delighted by how many wonderful resources there are, between websites, blogs, videos, discussion forums, etc.  And not only the videos but some of the video channels run by extraordinarily creative or at least patiently argumentative creators of original [Read More...]

Judge This: Derren Brown False Lesson In Mathematics For Britain

I was really irritated last night by Derren Brown’s choice to use his lottery trick on national TV in Britain to propagate fundamentally bogus mathematical thinking and to convince a group of people that their belief in their abilities to reach into the subconscious was able to generate knowledge of winning lottery ticket numbers.  It’s [Read More...]

Portrait Of A Parasite: The Tongue Eating Isopod

From the BBC via Pharyngula comes this ugly monstrous little parasitic bastard who eats his host fish’s tongue and replaces it with itself: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

If These Are God’s Miracles, Where Are His Priorities?

Brand new from ZJ:  The French have a spring that is alleged to perform miracles.  ZJ reasons that even if it did perform miracles it wouldn’t speak much of the deity behind them: Mr. Deity on the other hand seems to understand these criticisms and that’s why he never intervenes: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

As It Happened 8 Years Ago Yesterday

The live footage of the second plane hitting the south tower on September 11, 2001 as broadcast on numerous New York television stations and national news outlets and as it looked and sounded in real time footage which was broadcast only later.  It goes without saying that the footage is disturbing.  Here is the official [Read More...]


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