Before I Deconverted: I Was A Teenage Christian Contrarian

Daniel Fincke November 21,1993

A few weeks ago I began chronicling the story of my Christianity, my deconversion, and my personal and intellectual development post-deconversion. I began with the reminiscences, Before I Deconverted: My Christian Childhood and Before I Deconverted: Ministers As Powerful Role Models.  This post is a series of recollections of my high school religiosity. Below I cover [Read More...]

St. Vincent's "Cruel"

I cannot figure out what I love more, her brilliant music or her unique and remarkable theatrically controlled facial expressions. Her videos always mesmerize me, she’s positively electric on stage, and the songs get deep under the skin. She’s one of the best of our time. Support genius, pick up Strange Mercy. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

“Atheists Kill People”

A cathartic remix of so many of the most memorable demonizations of atheists from the last few years: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Sundaily Hilarity: Amish Paradise

A classic: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: This Party Took A Turn For The Douche

Garfunkel and Oates have a new video for their hip hop classic: I love the video but far prefer the original version with its faster rapping: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Valentine’s Daily Hilarity: How To Write A Love Song

It’s Valentine’s Day and if you’re a cheap bastard who has not yet figured out what to get your beloved for $0, there’s still time to write her a song following these familiar steps: The Axis of Awesome: How to Write a Love Song – watch more funny videos Thanks to @FunnyVideos on Twitter. Your [Read More...]

Pearl Jam vs. Social Darwinism

A really well made music video for their otherwise mediocre song “Evolution”: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

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

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

All Things Dull And Ugly

Earlier this afternoon, I encouraged us to sing a hymn about how all things bright and beautiful were made by evolution. While many religious believers and non-believers alike could sing that song together, I worry some religious believers who do not believe in evolution may have been left out of all the fun and singing. [Read More...]