This Movie’s in the Wrong Section…

I have no idea how a “Family Video” rental store is still in business… but I do know that they’re not doing a very good job of categorizing movies.

Like this DVD of “Noah and the Great Ark.”

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He Did Not Just Say That, Did He…?

Creationist Ken Ham wants to make sure you don’t see the movie Noah because — *gasp* — it’s not biblically accurate. In an interview, he explained his fear and gave the greatest sound bite ever:

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Georgia Legislators Want to Begin a Legal Battle by Installing Ten Commandments Monument on Capitol Grounds

Georgia legislators, in their infinite wisdom, are trying to imitate Oklahoma, which is rarely a good idea.

Republican Rep. Greg Morris is sponsoring a bill to install a Ten Commandments monument on or around the state Capitol grounds… and it just passed through the House on a 138-37 vote.

One Democrat attempted to warn him about what’s going to happen…

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An Atheist Speaks About Her Miscarriage

Shanon Nebo became pregnant with her second child at about the same time her brother’s wife got pregnant with their first. Simultaneous joy in the family, right? Well, everyone was thrilled… for a few weeks. That’s when Shanon got some heartbreaking news:

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In Memory of Eric

A couple of weeks ago, we lost a really fantastic atheist activist, Eric Broze. One of the co-founders of the Coming Out Godless project, Eric’s work was always meaningful and helpful, yet he never gave up his sense of humor in the process. (See: The United Church of Bacon, which he also helped create.)

I was looking back at my email exchanges with Eric over the past several years and what stands out is how committed he was to the work he was doing, even when his name wasn’t going to be the one in the spotlight. When he had an idea, he would pursue it wholeheartedly. Ed Clint has a beautiful writeup about Eric here.)

I had a chance to meet Eric and his wonderful wife Rose a few years ago in Las Vegas and they were as fun to be around as their online personas would suggest:

Appropriately, his memorial service was a celebration of his life, just as he would have liked. It took place at a bar, with his closest friends sharing their favorite memories of Eric:

You can read more about Eric here. Rose is accepting donations at the Paypal address

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