Jamie Kilstein at the Reason Rally

Jamie Kilstein is a cohost of the podcast Citizen Radio. His vigorous, wide-ranging, hilarious, and righteous rant was one of the real highlights of the Reason Rally. He actually was the one speaker I noticed to devote any significant part of his speech to scathingly criticizing the atheist community for any of its deficiencies. I [Read More...]

In Defense of Dawkins's Reason Rally Speech

While the media has largely ignored The Reason Rally, the one most popular bit of news that seems to be traveling around and getting criticized is Richard Dawkins’s recommendation to the crowd that we should incredulously and mockingly ask people who say they are Catholic whether they really believe in the transubstantiation during the Eucharist [Read More...]

Evil Big Thing

Rock Beyond Belief is ON in less than 2 hours! If you can still get to Fayetteville, North Carolina for this afternoon, head on over to Fort Bragg asap!┬áThe event’s MC, FtB’s own Ed Brayton, is already there and dressed for the occasion: (via Hemant) I had the pleasure of spending nearly the entirety of [Read More...]

Nate Phelps’s Sadness

“They called me a rebel. For years, I wore that name with shame until I realized that confronted with the god of my father, rebellion is the only moral option.”–Nate Phelps Nate Phelps is famous for being the atheist son of the infamous Fred Phelps, whose family was protesting the Reason Rally. I found Nate’s [Read More...]

A Great Day

I’m yawning my headachy head off right now, so I will probably be completely asleep within 60 seconds of finishing this post. I will have a full write up of my experience at (and thoughts about) the Reason Rally any day now. In the meantime, I just want to quickly check in and confirm that [Read More...]


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