Contest to Design a Secular Card and Ornament!

HumanLight is an alternative celebration for Humanists during the winter season. In anticipation of this year’s festivities, the HumanLight Committee is throwing a contest: The HumanLight Committee is hosting a HumanLight Holiday card and ornament design contest for secularists of all ages. Contestants should design an artistic expression to positively address these questions or some [Read More...]

Whose Wedding Is It?

WordNerd and her fiance (“IP”) are going to have a fabulous atheistical wedding. But they may have to do it against her mother’s wishes: … IP and I are atheists and are adamant about using someone who understands and respects our viewpoints — and I’ve always said that ceremony without meaning is useless to me, [Read More...]

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...]