The Problematic Use of Skeptics in Supernatural Shows

Soon-to-be fellow Freethought Blogs blogger Jen McCreight has a good post, wherein she is skeptical of a character’s skeptical reactions in an episode of True Blood. Jen gives spoilers, but I won’t. I can just sum up the problem abstractly as the following: a character who over the course of 47 episodes of the show has discovered the [Read More...]

Laura Marling and St. Vincent Release Spectacular Albums Tomorrow (Tuesday 9/13/11)

Seriously, two of the most gifted and groundbreaking women in pop music today are both releasing staggeringly good third albums of their careers. For the love of music stream Laura Marling’s A Creature I Don’t Know at the New York Times Magazine and St. Vincent’s Strange Mercy at NPR while you still can, if you doubt me. And/or support their amazing [Read More...]

A 1917 Subway Car Back In Service In NYC

There is a subway that I sometimes ride that shuttles back and forth all day between Grand Central Station and Times Square and it is the most wonderful subway advertising experience because the entire interior of the train will be designed as a giant ad for something—be it the baseball playoffs or a Broadway show [Read More...]

Cheetah Whisperer

The sounds of the cheetahs in the first couple of minutes is downright musical: Thanks to Leroy for the find. And I cannot mention cheetahs and not provide a link to some of my favorite 19 seconds in TV history. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

van Gogh's Batman

By James Hance.  See more of, and support, his beautiful work here.  See Grover as Captain America by going to his Facebook page. Link via Laughing Squid. [Read more...]

The Nothing (Neverending Story + Radiohead’s “How To Disappear”)

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Vintage Kermit the Frog From “Sam & Friends” On Visual Thinking

Amazing footage, it boggles my mind to see Kermit in the ’50s: It’s such a shame that Jim Henson’s deft, pitch perfect sense of humor and imagination died with him. Most things muppet-related have been bland, assembly line, Disneyfied hack work since 1990. Blegh. Kermit the Frog is dead, long live Kermit the Frog. Your [Read More...]

Ricky Gervais Defends His “Thank God For Making Me An Atheist” Golden Globes Remark

Here is a full clip of the portion of his recent Piers Morgan interview that dealt with religion: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Radical Muslim Snacks

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'ThreatDown – Radical Muslim Snacks, Flying Robot Drones & Coked Up Vacuums<a> www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog</a> Video Archive Your Thoughts>? [Read more...]


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