Free Pussy Riot

Three members of the anti-Putin Russian group Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years in prison yesterday on charges of “hooliganism” for this act of defiance: There’s not much to add that hasn’t already been said. But I’ll add to the growing number of voices who are calling it shameful that anyone could be arrested [Read More...]

Dave Silverman Defends 9/11 Cross Lawsuit on FOX News Channel

Yesterday, American Atheists’ Dave Silverman appeared on FOX News Channel with host Megyn Kelly to talk about AA’s lawsuit over the 9/11 Cross. In short, Christian groups want a cross they claim was found in the World Trade Center wreckage to go into the Ground Zero Museum. Silverman says the cross isn’t part of 9/11 [Read More...]

Atheists Have to Address the Social and Emotional Needs of People (or the Church Wins)

Yesterday, I met up with Chris Johnson, whose Kickstarter campaign to create a book featuring atheists talking about what gives them joy and meaning in life reached its fundraising goals. Based on the stories I heard from him and the kinds of topics we talked about, I’m really excited about this book. In addition to [Read More...]

Is This Math Book Bad for Girls?

Danica McKellar (who portrayed Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years) has written her fourth book aiming to make math more accessible for young women. That’s made her both a bestselling author… and one of the more controversial figures in the math education world, given the Cosmo-like feel to her books. Her latest one is called [Read More...]

Edward Falzon Visiting Ball State University

I met Edward Falzon a couple of weeks ago at a conference — awesome guy — and he’s written a book humorously paraphrasing the first five books of the Bible called Being Gay is Disgusting. His book tour will stop at Ball State University on August 27th where he will be hosted by the school’s [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X