The Complicated Relationship Of An Apostate To His Religious Friends And His Reilgious Past

In reply to this post from the other day and subsequent discussion in the comments section about the ways that religious belie can interfere with both reason and love, George writes, For the past year I have been trolling blogs and websites trying to wrap my brain around religion in general and evolution denial in [Read More...]

Woodstock And The Wonder Years

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock—Joe Cocker needs a little help from his friends: And the way the song will always sound in my heart: [Read more...]

Plants vs. Zombies

via HorseGoesWest Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Religulous: Michael Sweet’s “Ain’t No Safe Way”

Another embarrassing favorite of mine from my teen years as a Jesus Freak.  This one from former Stryper lead singer Michael Sweet wins in the “Abstinence Only” category: [Read more...]

Religulous: Carman and Petra: It’s Our Turn Now

Alright, with all this celebration of religulous fundamentalist Evangelical thinking today (with PZ Myers and the Secular Student Alliance visiting Ken Ham’s Creation “Museum”) I am in the mood for dredging the lake of my teenage years for all the most hilarious brainwashing devices they got me to love back then. And this one ranks [Read More...]

Religulous: Evolution…”Redefined”

In honor of PZ Myers and the Secular Students Alliance’s historic trip to the Creation “Museum,” I ashamedly bring you this ridiculous song I loved back in my Evangelical days… [Read more...]

The Music Of Speech: Autotune Punditry And Charles Spearin’s Happiness Project

Fitting for punditry itself, this video is both awful and hypnotic at the same time.  The one fascinating artistic “merit” here is the way they highlight the musicality of human speech to its musicality (even though they do it in an ear-splitting way): Some day, I want to give a proper review to Charles Spearin’s [Read More...]

Heath Ledger’s Modest Mouse Video—”King Rat”

teh awesome: Love the brilliant song, love the brilliant video, love the combination of two awesome names with warm fuzzy connotations never before associated together.  Just makes my night—no, my summer—-NO, my LIFE.  Heath Ledger + Modest Mouse.  It’s like someone reached into my “favorites” section of my brain and just started plucking out random [Read More...]

Lykke Li Lo-fi

Her debut album is amazing, one of my very favorites of the last several hundred I’ve bought.  Her phrasing and her charisma are superb.  Here’s a taste of her style performed with that authentic lo-fi bathroom sound… [Read more...]


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