Sex, Drugs, and Religion

B.A. Brooks has put together a 71-minute film about religion featuring news clips, interviews with atheists and comedians, and narration by Pastor Deacon Fred of Landover Baptist Church: The description: Sex, Drugs & Religion is a 71 minute look into the wacky world of religion. Targeting groups from Catholics to Baptists, this movie exposes the [Read More...]

If Humans Evolved from Apes, Why Do Apes Still Exist?

Stephan Baldwin channels Ray Comfort and other evolution-deniers by asking a question that displays ignorance right off the bat. Richard Dawkins answers it (and wins): It’s both funny and sad when you realize the person who is the most ignorant about evolution is the person who appears to be the most confident in his knowledge [Read More...]

Religion in the Iowa State Government

How can Iowa be so good on gay rights and so bad on religious freedom? Mount Auburn Rep. Dawn Pettengill (R) is trying to get a law passed that would force new congresspersons to say “so help me God” when being sworn into office. Pettengill dismisses concerns her proposal would offend lawmakers who may not [Read More...]

Oh No, Not a Christian!

Ok, this made me laugh: (via The Onion) [Read more...]

Fred Phelps, the Poet

An essay in defense of “The Magnetic Poetry of Fred Phelps,” by Josh Garrett-Davis: … it’s hard not to be drawn in by [Westboro Baptist Church's] language, both as shocking, stifled-laugh comedy and as fight-picking. I can’t deny the appeal of a line like “For all eternity, Liz Taylor will be tormented with fire and [Read More...]