CNN Reports on Black Atheists in the South

CNN is jumping on the “Black atheists exist!” bandwagon — their angle focuses on black atheists in the South: Benjamin Burchall first realized how different his experience in the South was going to be while looking for something to watch on television on a Sunday night. “I couldn’t find anything on television but religious programming,” [Read More...]

Sam Harris’ Next Essay: Free Will

Sam Harris has just announced that February 28th will be the release date of his next long-form essay, Free Will: Free Will follows his previous venture into e-publishing, Lying. That one turned out to be a quick yet provocative read — I hope this essay raises as many questions and thought experiments as the previous [Read More...]

Please Don’t Wish Me a Merry Christmas

Over at ccMixter.org, a music site where remixing is the norm, Kara (better known as Mind Map That) has written a really catchy song called “Please Don’t Wish Me a Merry Christmas” You can stream it right here. You have to appreciate a chorus that goes like this: Please don’t wish me a Merry Christmas [Read More...]

As Violent Fantasies Go, This Book is a Page Turner

What happens when an atheist reviews the Holy Bible on Amazon? He gives it the lowest possible rating, writes up a hilarious (and spot on) critique, starts up a large discussion thread, and chaos ensues: This book has it all. Cutting off women’s hands for helping to fend off their husband’s attackers; directing the slaughtering [Read More...]

It’s Centaur Tebow Time

Note to self: Don’t ever make a bet where the loser has to get a tattoo or this will happen: That’s an image of Christian quarterback Tim Tebow, football in one hand, cross in the other. Juan Contreras explained to ESPN how he got the tattoo: Contreras and his friend Gabe Lopez, who owns Love [Read More...]


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