Watch James Van Praagh Make Shit Up

The skeptics among us know that James Van Praagh is a con and a fraud. He’s one of those people who can “talk to dead people” who have “crossed over.” Just like John Edward. It’s hard to convince believers that it’s all a game of cold reading, though, when their TV shows are edited down [Read More...]

Don’t Like Church? Then Win This Prize.

The deadline for this contest is Friday night, but it might be of interest to some of you. All you have to do is create a video explaining what you don’t like about church. You could win $500. Considering the winner is decided by public vote, I think a Pharyngulation could be in order. Oh… [Read More...]

Shocker: Semen Isn’t Holy

Despite what some men may want to think, there’s nothing holy about their semen. Here’s what’s disturbing. Someone claimed just that. Some women fell for it. Nissim Aharon, a former employee at the Israeli defence ministry, was convicted of rape, sodomy, indecent acts and aggravated fraudulent acquisition. Women paid him large sums of money, believing [Read More...]

New Orleans City Council Declares May 6, 2010 a “Citywide Day of Reason”

This year, on the day when others are celebrating the “National Day of Prayer,” the city of New Orleans is doing something much more sensible. They’re declaring May 6th, 2010 a citywide Day of Reason: Whereas, the City of New Orleans is renowned for its food, festivals, famous citizens and foreign visitors; and Whereas, the [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Atheist Resisting Depression is Evangelized by Friend

Dear Richard, Lately, I’ve been feeling like I’m in danger of becoming depressed again. I recognized the signs early and decided to try to prevent it by forcing myself to get out of the house more often. I told one of my best friends about it, and she is extremely religious. She offered to take [Read More...]