Victoria Jackson Is A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Human Being

Dear Seven-year-old Me, Don’t get older.  Because the people you thought were cool also get older and, invariably, crazier. Walker, Texas Ranger hates gay people. Mike Seaver hates science (and also gay people). And Victoria Jackson is not only certifiably insane but the worst kind of vicious.  You will never ride in a car with her [Read More…]

Atheist Billboards Go Up in Tallahassee, Florida

The Tallahassee Coalition of Reason in Florida just put up two billboards to reach out to atheists who may not know there are others like them in the area: The billboards will be up through the beginning of spring at a cost of $6,100: “The point of our ongoing nationwide awareness campaign is to reach [Read More…]

Black Atheists of America Get $10,000 Grant to Provide Science Equipment to Underfunded Schools

The Black Atheists of America are on a quest to provide science equipment to ten underfunded schools. It’s all part of a program they call Science Cubed: Our Science Cubed program is geared toward providing equal access to scientific education for all high school students. We donate supplies to schools in an attempt to improve [Read More…]

Christopher Hitchens’ Final Book, Mortality, Now Available

Just FYI, Christopher Hitchens‘ final book, Mortality, is now available: Vanity Fair summarizes it like this: Mortality encompasses extended versions of seven essays written for Vanity Fair about Hitchens’s experiences with a terminal illness. The final chapter is a collection of Hitchens’s shorthand notes to himself, offering a glimpse into his thought process while writing [Read More…]

Clemson Football Player Baptized… Why Is It Such a Big Deal?

Normally I do my best to ignore what is going on in the world of Clemson University athletics at least until November (go Gamecocks!), but this article managed to catch my eye yesterday. One of their football players, junior DeAndre Hopkins, was baptized in front of his teammates recently after practice. Their wide receivers’ coach and recruiting [Read More…]