The Perfect Songs for Atheists?

It’s reader Jessica‘s birthday (Happy birthday!) and her boyfriend made her a nice mix CD of atheist-themed songs! I know, I know, you’re surprise that anyone still makes mix CDs… whatever. It’s sweet. Here’s the playlist: 1 The Great Disappointment – AFI 2 Theologians – Wilco 3 Won’t Somebody (Acoustic) – Bad Religion 4 What [Read More...]

In The Ides of March, George Clooney Plays a Non-Religious Governor Running for President…

George Clooney‘s new movie The Ides of March opens this Friday. In it, he plays Mike Morris, a sitting governor who’s running for president. Ryan Gosling plays his campaign strategist: From what I can tell, the movie doesn’t make a big deal about this, but I will: Clooney is described as “an agnostic or atheist [Read More...]

Turkish Cartoonist Faces a Year in Prison for ‘Blasphemous’ Cartoon

This was the cartoon published by Turkish cartoonist Bahadır Baruter in the weekly humor magazine “Penguen”: The guy on the phone is talking to God, “asking to be pardoned from the last part of the prayer because he has errands to run.” More importantly, the part circled in red is a somewhat-hidden message that says [Read More...]

That’s One Way to Support the Special Olympics…

Michael Park is an atheist who’s trying to raise money for the Special Olympics Connecticut by doing something you will never ever ever see me do: rappel down a tall building: … when my employer offered the opportunity to support Special Olympics by rappelling down a 30 story building, there was no way I could [Read More...]

Respecting the Atheist at the Table

Usually, when I get an email from an atheist about a group of Christians, it’s rarely positive… but reader Ryan sent along this story that makes you appreciate how tolerant some people can be. It’s about his Catholic friend “Sarah” (emphasis is mine): Sarah’s birthday celebration was at a restaurant with ten other people in [Read More...]


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