Christian Rapper Preaches at a Public Middle School in South Carolina

Read this message from the ACLU and try not to get furious: Recently, a South Carolina middle school held a worship rally that sought to convert students to Christianity. The worship rally took place during an in-school assembly and featured a Christian rapper, a sermon delivered by a local minister, and volunteers who prayed with [Read More...]

An Interview with @AlmightyGod

There’s one place where it’s perfectly acceptable for atheists to follow God: On Twitter. If you use the service at all, you may already be a fan of @almightygod. With nearly 25,000 followers, he may be the most popular deity out there, which, as we all know, makes everything he says totally true. He was [Read More...]

John Hodgman Interviews Neil deGrasse Tyson

You want a geekgasm? John Hodgman interviewing Neil deGrasse Tyson for 30 minutes on The Sound of Young America. Go listen to it. Or download it (MP3). It’s as amazing as you expect it to be. (My own interview with Dr. Tyson is here.) [Read more...]

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...]


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