FreeOK: The Oklahoma Freethought Convention

On Saturday, July 30th, atheists are gathering in Tulsa for the Oklahoma Freethought Convention (called FreeOK). Speakers currently include Matt Dillahunty, AronRa, and The Thinking Atheist. You can RSVP here — tickets are $10. Bring friends! When you’re in the Bible Belt, there aren’t a lot of opportunities to meet several atheists in one place [Read More...]


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Hasa Diga Eebowai

If you haven’t heard the song “Hasa Diga Eebowai” from The Book of Mormon musical yet, set aside a few minutes and take a listen. It’s exactly what you secretly wish people with miserable lives would say. Lyrics can be found here. (Thanks to Daniel for the link!) [Read more...]


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Sign Up for Vancouver’s SkeptiCamp

A number of SkeptiCamps have popped up over the past few years — it’s a day-long, community-organized event where people give short talks on whatever skeptically-related subject they’re passionate about. Kind of like a fast-paced version of TED Talks. One’s taking place in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday, August 6th — it’s actually their fifth year [Read More...]


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Harry Potter Taught Me More Than Jesus

To those who say the Harry Potter books are somehow wicked… I think there’s a lot of truth to this postcard someone sent in to PostSecret: I’m sure there’s supposed to be a connection between God and Dumbledore in the series… but Snape seems like more of the God-like person to me: Deep down, he [Read More...]


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Atheists Protest Harrisburg Mayor’s ‘Prayer to Fix the Financial Crisis’

Remember how Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s Mayor Linda Thompson was planning “a three-day fast and prayer campaign to cure the city’s daunting money woes”? Well, members of the Pennsylvania Nonbelievers were joined by American Atheists president Dave Silverman on Friday during a protest outside Harrisburg’s City Hall: (Image credit: Shannon Fields) Justin Vacula has done a nice [Read More...]


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