Is This Pastor Typing in Tongues…?

Most pastors who want to con you just say Jesus spoke to them. Pentecostal televangelist Juanita Bynum II is taking the crazy a step further… she’s apparently “typing in tongues” now: The Christian Post thinks this is newsworthy for some reason but they offer a bit more elaboration. Bynum’s people aren’t responding to queries about [Read More...]

Can We Throw a Couple Atheists in the Mix for This TV Show?

My former soul-owner Jim Henderson is developing a reality TV show called “Save Me!” It’s kind of like The Real World except all the people living in the house have different religious beliefs that they’re all very passionate about — and their goal is to convince everyone they’re right. We want true believers who will [Read More...]

‘Anti-Science’: a Rap Song About Atheism

Here’s a new song by atheist rapper Tombstone Da Deadman (some NSFW lyrics). Tombstone previous sang “Beyond Reason.” My favorite lines: Labeled an atheist but I don’t need a lexicon To find a word that signifies I don’t believe in leprechauns. I also like the Sam Harris interlude — If only they could get him [Read More...]

Sean Faircloth’s Upcoming Book

Sean Faircloth, Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America, has a book coming out in early 2012! It’s called Attack of the Theocrats! How the Religious Right Harms Us All — and What We Can Do About It. I’ve only seen the cover but I’m already excited — sorry for the blurry image but [Read More...]

Talking About Maths with Jamila Bey

Last month, I did an interview with Jamila Bey for The Voice of Russia radio in which we talked about how to get math students to think more critically and creatively in American public schools. (In other words, this has nothing to do with atheism.) If you’re interested, you can listen to the interview here. [Read More...]