The Humanism in ‘Orange is the New Black’

I watched the first episode and I just couldn’t get into it, but the Netflix show “Orange is the New Black” has an atheist lead character (“Piper Chapman“) and this scene contains the sort of dialogue I haven’t seen since that episode of “Glee” where Kurt refers to a “magic teapot” floating in the sky:

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Do the New Atheists Have Any New Ideas?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: Do the New Atheists have any new ideas?

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A Reason to Sign Up for Your Light the Night Team Now!

We’re making a push to get people to sign up for Light the Night teams and there’s good reason to do it by this weekend!

If you’re registered by Sunday night, you’ll be entered in a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card. Anyone who registers as a Team Captain has a chance to win a $100 gift card. Awesome, right? Right.

Whether or not you walked last year, all you have to do is join a team and you can do that here (if you join my team in Chicago, I’ll give you bonus Internet points).

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Two Muslim Clerics Say Posting Pictures on Facebook and Twitter is Un-Islamic… If You’re a Woman

This is one of those stories that’s getting passed around on a number of websites, with very little in the way of information or details… so take it with a grain of salt.

As it stands, two Muslim clerics who run phone helplines in India have said it’s not okay for women to post their pictures — veiled or unveiled, I don’t know — on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

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CNN Interview Postponed

There was some breaking news, so the CNN interview has been postponed to next weekend. [Read more...]


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