Illustrating Gestalt Shifts: "Wolverine or 2 Batmen"

Even better than the stuffed duck/rabbit, this is my new favorite illustration of gestalt shifts (which, I would guess are likely to play a big role in deconversions and, so, worth specifically trying to induce when debating believers). And, as someone else already noted, Wolverine or 2 Batmen is also the plot of The Prestige when you think about it… [Read More...]

Are You One of the Millions Who Support Ellen?

The “One Million Moms” (who actually only had around 40,000 Facebook likes) tried to get Ellen Degeneres fired as a JC Penney spokesperson on account of her being gay. A counter Facebook page looking to garner an actual 1,000,000 supporters for Ellen started fishing for likes and has received over 100,000 in a hurry. If you happen [Read More...]

Cartoon Eye Balls Make Everything More Fun

Pareidolia anyone? From Timm Schneider’s art project They Live. See more. Via Laughing Squid (no relation to PZ. That I know of.) Photo by Amanda Moulson of Turnstyle News Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Feministing Calvin

Sinfest: When I was a kid I was a huge Calvin and Hobbes fan and I adored Susie. I always thought she was clearly the one we were supposed to be sympathizing with in her exchanges with Calvin. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Jon Stewart Considers "In God We Trust" Debate Just A Waste of Time Distraction. Is It?

After watching that clip from The Daily Show, I think I can finally crystalize what I hear from the average secular progressive voting in Congress, writing for The Daily Show, or watching at home when a topic like whether we should have “In God We Trust” on our money or “Under God” in the pledge of [Read More...]

Batman and Catwoman Depicted Having Sex, Is It Sexist?

Laura Hudson argues that the picture above is sexist, and especially so when taken in context of what has come before it: [Read more...]

"Jar Jar Binks is George Lucas’s critique of democracy." Discuss.

Okay, so I posed that thesis to my Facebook friends and now I pose it to you, my Camels With Hammers readers: Jar Jar Binks is George Lucas’s critique of democracy. Discuss. To kick off the discussion, here is the hilarious Stevarious’s reply from Facebook: Every instance of democracy presented in Star Wars is rife [Read More...]

Star Wars French Ballet Disco

I can’t add anything that the title doesn’t already express. This just needs to be seen to be comprehended. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5WWc03qCM8&feature=player_embedded#! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Talking To Your Kids About Star Wars, A Public Service Announcement

It is important to address some things with your children before other people do: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCjMGOvMghY How have you dealt with introducing Star Wars to your children? Your Thoughts on the right and wrong ways to go about it? [Read more...]


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