I Wonder How He’d Feel If the Three Dots Suddenly Vanished…

(via New Yorker)

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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Orders Probate Judges Not to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Isn’t it incredible that Christian conservatives never get upset about actual activist judges like Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore?

Late tonight, Moore ordered all probate judges not to issue same-sex marriage licenses tomorrow, the first day gay marriage is legal throughout the state. What happens now is still up for debate, but it could very well be the second time Moore loses his job over his Constitution-be-damned philosophy that places the Bible above our laws.

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There’s a Religious Message in This Magic Trick… I Think

David Hira found a way to make unimpressive magic even worse: he turned it into a strange demonstration of God’s love.

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Dealbreaker: You Tell Me Your Astrological Sign

My chart would’ve featured a spike right at “believe”:

(via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal)

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Atheist Who Spent a Decade Behind Bars Talks About the Flourishing of Fringe Religions in Jail

Last year, we learned that Daniel Genis, who had been sent to jail for committing a series of armed robberies, was bartering with his fellow prisoners. If they wanted money from him, all he asked for in return was… their souls.

It was all in good fun — until he was charged with “unauthorized exchange” and sentenced to 90 days in solitary confinement.

Now, in a piece for the Washington Post, Genis reflects on the flourishing of religion, especially fringe versions of it, in prison:

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