Sarah Palin Wins Rubber Dodo Award

I’ll admit it. I completely misread that headline the first time I saw it. But the Center for Biological Diversity has awarded Sarah Palin their Second Annual Rubber Dodo Award: Here’s the money quotation from the director: “Governor Palin has waged a deceptive, dangerous, and costly battle against the polar bear,” said Kieran Suckling, executive [Read More...]

If Margaret Cho Preached at a Church…

… I might actually attend on a weekly basis. For those unaware, Margaret Cho‘s a Christian, gay-friendly comedian. Other Christians have been sending her angry emails lately for not backing Sarah Palin in the election. So she responds to them. (Umm… NSFW language below. Lots of NSFW language below.) First of all — you fucking [Read More...]

An Astrologer Pwns Me

I wrote yesterday about an astrologer’s tribute to David Foster Wallace. It looks like the writer is responding back: On Skepchick my post recieved a mild lampooning, but at the Friendly Athethist I was given what for in the piece, “Please Don’t Let People Do This Me When I Die.” (Hemnant, don’t think you have [Read More...]

How to Embarrass Yourself at the Apple Store

It’s a long process that begins in 2004. It ends in my brown face somehow turning very red and my normally fluent speech turning into stutters. I’ll walk you through the steps. … Purchase your first iPod years ago. Realize you have to enter a name for your iPod when you register it. While thinking [Read More...]

Draw Muhammad; Win $100

Less than a month ago, the atheist student group at Lorain County Community College in Ohio made headlines when promotional posters for the group depicted a possibly gay Jesus: Aaron Weaver, the president of the group, has now taken it one step further. He’s now using his First Amendments rights to draw focus on Islam: [Read More...]