A Recipe to Ruin All the Good Children’s TV Shows: Insert God

Phil Vischer, the creator of the Christian-themed VeggieTales, explains the problem with secular children’s TV shows: But for all the educational strides being made and all the pro-social “vitamins” cleverly inserted into our kids’ media diets, there is one ingredient sorely missing. There is no God on Sesame Street. No clue will ever point Blue [Read More...]

FFRF Debuts ‘This Is What An Atheist Looks Like’ Campaign

Here’s the first billboard in the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s new “This is what an atheist looks like” campaign: Grace, a member of FFRF, won her place on the billboard by entering a submission in FFRF’s “virtual billboard” online app, in which atheists, agnostics and other nonbelievers place their photo, a short statement, and name [Read More...]

Bus Company (Again) Rejects Ad Reading Simply ‘Atheists’

Last month, I mentioned that atheist Justin Vacula wanted to put up the following ad on buses in the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) in Pennsylvania: You can’t get more inoffensive than that. But the COLTS board rejected the ad, saying they don’t “accept ads which could be deemed controversial or otherwise spark public [Read More...]

This Post Makes Christians Look Good… and They Totally Deserve It

***Update***: Hey, look! New information! Joe Zamecki points out (in the comments) that at least one group of atheists *has* been trying to raise money for Patrick Greene. Joe writes: The fact is, I and some other Atheists HAVE been there for him, raising money for him online for the past couple of days. He [Read More...]

Everyone Say Hello to Libby Anne!

Check out who’s joining the Patheos atheist blogging family (which currently includes myself, Daniel, and Leah): Libby Anne from Love, Joy, Feminism! If you didn’t read her over at FreethoughtBlogs, Libby managed to break free from a pretty conservative Christian lifestyle and has the inside scoop on what that world is like. Her posts offer [Read More...]