Bad Sex Lecturer, Worse Stand-up Comic

Sometimes, when you watch a video or read a blog by some religious idiot, you get mad.  Sometimes you get deeply depressed.  Sometimes you just giggle. This video below… it left me confused and, I guess, vaguely bothered.  Just sort of a general bewildered puzzlement is how I would best describe it. Just watch Pastor Heath Mooneyham deliver his [Read More…]

Ben Stein Is In a New Documentary…

The American Family Association is putting out a documentary called Fed Up: The Uncertainty of America’s Future, presumably about the Federal Reserve and the financial markets and greed and money. There’s no IMDB information on it. It’s practically unsearchable online (at least that’s what my Google searches told me). It’s not even on the AFA’s [Read More…]

Atheist Group’s Flyers at an Alabama University Keep Getting Torn Down

There’s a new Secular Student Alliance affiliate starting at Auburn University — Montgomery and, like many new affiliates, they’re having some problems keeping flyers up. Sometimes they come down entirely. Other times, people just add their own commentary: Secretary Shane Williamson videotaped some of the carnage in one of the buildings on campus: Do you [Read More…]

Happy Thomas Hunt Morgan Day!

If Gregor Mendel was the Father of Genetics, Thomas Hunt Morgan, whose birthday we celebrate today, was the Godfather of Genetics.  He was the first to win a Nobel Prize for genetics and, from his lab, several of his students went on to earn their own Nobel Prizes thanks in part to his mentorship. So [Read More…]

Just Say No to Skeptic Calendars

Over the past several years, various groups have created calendars featuring nude/semi-nude/fully-clothed skeptics to raise funds for their events or donate to charity. For the most part, it’s all in good fun. The models — I’ve been one myself. Not nude. You’re welcome. — volunteer to do it (and it’s exciting!), the organizations make a [Read More…]