A Couple Quick Plugs

There’s an interview with me on the Regator blog. It discusses how I blog and advice to other bloggers. … I also have a cameo on the Skepchick podcast where I explain my own contribution to the War on Christmas! [Read more...]

Can You Help with a Colorado Lawsuit?

The Freedom From Religion Foundation could use the help of a Colorado citizen who has a child in the Cherry Creek School District in Denver. A brief background of the case: Last year, Cherry Creek Schools began promoting “40 Developmental Assets” — a program that would help students become “responsible and confident young adults.” That’s [Read More...]

Can Muslims Have Christmas Trees?

Writer Hadeel Masseoud first came across the problem last year: Last holiday season my three-year old son, Zain, innocently asked me, “Mummy, what is Santa bringing me for Christmas?” I should have known that question was coming. After all, I sent him to pre-school at a Baptist church. He attended chapel every Monday and said [Read More...]

Feats of Strength

Kate is holding a contest where the winner gets an awesome shirt. All you have to do is tell everyone about your amazing feats of strength! Examples: I can drink two drinks at the same time using only two hands! I successfully renewed my driver’s license today at the DMV… in UNDER. TWO. HOURS! My [Read More...]

A Very Belated Book Review

I realize I’m nearly two years behind the rest of the world, but I just finished reading Ishmael Beah‘s A Long Way Gone. It took me all of a day. It’s remarkable and scary and heartbreaking and uplifting and horrifying and wonderful. If you haven’t read it, you should. The description and whatnot can be [Read More...]