How Do Atheists Celebrate Easter Sunday?

Atheists always have their own way of dealing with Christian holidays. Some ignore them entirely while others go along with the festivities. At least on Christmas, we still give and receive presents. On Easter, though, there’s not much for us to do. Are you doing anything special today? Are you eating chocolate bunnies or hunting [Read More...]

Joe Frazier Says God Responsible for Muhammad Ali’s Parkinson’s

The “Thrilla in Manila” was the third (and most famous) fight between boxers Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. A documentary about the fight will air on HBO tonight. In an interview with the Associated Press, Frazier explains his absurd theory as to why Ali has Parkinson’s Disease: … as a Christian, Frazier said, he isn’t [Read More...]

Get Ready for More Muslim Riots?

You remember this cartoon…: 1,000 signed prints of that famous Kurt Westergaard image are now on sale courtesy of the Danish Free Press Society: One thousand prints of the cartoon, featuring the prophet wearing a turban with a lit fuse stuck in it, are up for sale for US$250 (S$379) on the group’s website. Each [Read More...]

Burn Those Evil Science Books!

At this Glenn Beck-approved 9/12 Project Tea Party rally (“wherein citizens protest the government’s use of taxpayer money in its response to the economic crisis — primarily in the TARP bailout, and also the $787 economic stimulus package”), you heard your typical right-wing nutty commentary… This one was particularly telling: The transcript: Woman: [Shouts] “Burn [Read More...]

This Is What An Atheist Looks Like: Part 3

Flickr user jaynedemarco is back with more of her nifty artwork. The theme is: “This is what an atheist looks like.” Previous editions can be found here and here. Among the new additions: Kathy Griffin: Bruce Lee: Penn Jillette: You can see the entire collection here. (via Jayne DeMarco) [Read more...]