Comedian Bill Burr on How He Shed His Faith

Comedian Bill Burr‘s latest special on Netflix is called “I’m Sorry You Feel That Way” and more than a few of you have mentioned this bit he does about religion. There’s nothing particularly new as far as comedy goes, but it’s always fun to hear someone on a large stage talking about his religious deconversion and what led him to that moment:



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This Guy Had a Meltdown and Got Booted from a Flight Because He Couldn’t Handle Being Told “Merry Christmas”

In a story that looks like fodder for Todd Starnes, an unidentified man was kicked off of an American Airlines flight earlier this week after he caused a ruckus. The reason? The flight attendants wished him “Merry Christmas.”



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Newsweek Cover Story Tackles How Christians Often Misinterpret the Bible to Suit Their Own Needs

In a cover story for Newsweek, Kurt Eichenwald tells us something we’ve known for a long time: many Christians will distort the Bible to say whatever they want it to say. They project their personal beliefs onto the Bible, not draw those beliefs from it. They’re happy to take passages out of context when it suits their needs and ignore them when it doesn’t.



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These Televangelists Were Called Out on Their Duplicity, but They’re Still Making Lots of Money Today

Slate just published a video about three televangelists — Peter Popoff, W.V. Grant, and Jim Bakker — who, despite being caught in their cons, are still making money from gullible Christians:



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Christian Pastor Releases Anti-Gay “Documentary” Called AIDS: the Judgment of God

This week, a controversial new movie was released online… and it’s not The Interview.

Pastor Steven Anderson unleashed his “documentary” AIDS: the Judgment of God, and it’s 45 minutes of gay-bashing, bigotry, a man screaming at you between sermon clips, and “proof” that homosexuality is harmful:



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