Christian/Atheist Dialogue in Chicago Tonight

For those of you in Chicago, I’ll be doing a Christian/atheist dialogue with the good people at Elements[Chicago] tonight. It’ll be a chance for Christians and atheists to ask questions about faith — via moderator — to me and a Christian from their side. It’s not a debate; it’s a conversation. Fun! The details: Where: [Read More...]

Muhammad Believed in… What?

The Exploring Islam Foundation has put up a series of “Inspired by Muhammad” ads on buses in London. Because when you think Muhammad, obviously the first things that come to mind are social justice, women’s rights, and the environment… (Women’s rights? Really?! The woman saying that is wearing a hijab, something that many Islamic women [Read More...]

Penn’s New Book

Publishers Weekly has a bit of info on Penn Jillette‘s upcoming book: The louder, larger half of magic duo Penn & Teller, novelist, comedian and producer of The Aristocrats, Penn Jillette’s GOD, NO! SIGNS YOU MAY ALREADY BE AN ATHEIST AND OTHER MAGICAL TALES, a reinterpretation of the ten commandments that reveals one outspoken atheist’s [Read More...]

If You Don’t Have One Yet…

The Amazon Kindle is now available for $189. I’ve been using mine for a couple months now and I’ve been able to make the transition from “real” books to the Kindle pretty easily. If you don’t have one, I’d seriously think about getting one. I’m currently reading Nomad by Ayaan Hirsi Ali on it and [Read More...]

Everlasting Godstoppers

It’s not the first time I’ve heard this phrase, but it’s the first time I’ve ever seen this terrific image (*Applause* for the double entendre?) The design was created by Bruce Harris and you can now buy a shirt with the logo at Zazzle. All net proceeds from the shirt will be donated to the [Read More...]