Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Talk Show Has a Premiere Date

Finally, we have a premiere date for Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s upcoming show StarTalk. You can watch it on the National Geographic Channel beginning (wait for it…) on April 20.

Let the 420 jokes begin.



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A Bingo Card for Bad Christian Arguments

My Patheos colleague Bob Seidensticker has been writing a lot about arguments Christians should avoid when trying to prove God’s existence.

He also created this handy Bingo card — which you may want to bring the next time you hear an apologist debate:



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Foundation Beyond Belief is Looking for a New Executive Director

It’s tough to even write this out, but Dale McGowan, who began Foundation Beyond Belief and served as its Executive Director since the beginning, has decided to step down from his position.

There’s no problem with the organization and it was Dale’s decision alone to pursue other interests, but it means we (the board) are looking for a new leader.



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San Francisco Church Douses Homeless People with Water to Keep Them Off the Property

In case you needed more reasons to dislike the Catholic Church, Saint Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco has figured out a way to clear away all the homeless people who rest on their property: They douse them with water:



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Once Again, a Texas Elementary School Can’t Stop Promoting Christianity at the Book Fair

Last year, I posted a lot about the numerous church/state violations taking place in Texas’ Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District.

Things got even stranger in October, when China Elementary School held a book fair sponsored by Scholastic Books… that featured a display table full of Jesus:



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