Was the New York Times’ Profile on Richard Dawkins Too Kind?

Earlier this week, in anticipation of the release of The Magic of Reality, the New York Times’ Michael Powell profiled Richard Dawkins. I pointed out my surprise that Powell pretty much ignored any real criticism of Dawkins within atheist circles (especially regarding Elevatorgate). Sarah Pulliam Bailey, a religion reporter herself, didn’t take that omission lightly [Read More...]

Patton Oswalt’s Hilarious New Bit on Gay Marriage and the Bible

Comedian Patton Oswalt just released his new stand-up album “Finest Hour“: I’ve only gotten through the first half so far, but I love this clip In it, Oswalt talks about gay marriage, the Bible, and religious thinking — the language is NSFW: [Read more...]

The Ledge is Now on Netflix

If you haven’t seen The Ledge, Matthew Chapman‘s thriller featuring an atheist lead character, it’s now available as a DVD on Netflix (or Qwikster or whatever they want to be called now… the one with DVDs, dammit). I saw it a couple months ago and thought it was fantastic. You can read Greta Christina‘s review [Read More...]

The Student Who Said ‘Being a Homosexual is Wrong’ Didn’t Deserve To Be Suspended

There are a lot of stories out there about how a 14-year-old boy, Dakota Ary, got suspended from Western Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas because he made a comment in German class that his teacher didn’t like: “We were talking about religions in Germany. I said, ‘I’m a Christian. I think being a [Read More...]

Ken Ham Will Shed a Tear…

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