Friendly Atheist Contest #24: Atheism Similes

Last week, I ran this contest: Atheism similes! Fill in the blanks: Atheists are like _______ because _______________. or Atheism is like _______ because _______________. Here are the Top 10 responses (with submitters)! 10| Atheists are like butter. Once we’re warmed up we spread easily (*The submitter’s follow-up*:) Wife: You know there are two ways [Read More...]

Matt Taibbi Goes to a Christian Retreat

You may know of journalist Matt Taibbi because of his articles in Rolling Stone and his reporting on Real Time with Bill Maher. Next month, Taibbi’s book The Great Derangement will be published. Matt discovered in his travels across the country that the resilient blue state/red state narrative of American politics had become irrelevant. A [Read More...]

Stephen Colbert : Grizzly Bears :: Atheist : Bananas

The Salon article on the history of bananas takes on so much more meaning when you know the true significance of the fruits — and why we should be afraid of them: … attempts to breed a disease-resistant banana… … The banana men, however, saw themselves not as ruthless corporate overlords but as a force [Read More...]

Expelled‘s Weekend Box Office: Part 2

On Friday, Expelled made $1,200,000. On Saturday, receipts totaled less than $1,000,000. On Sunday, the movie made even less than that. Expelled was the only movie on the weekend box office list to make less money on Saturday than Friday. I’d still like to see the comparison of how much the movie cost to make [Read More...]

Humanist Symposium #18

The Humanist Symposium can be found this week at Spanish Inquisitor. Go read it! The next HS is at Letters From A Broad in three weeks. Submit your entries here! [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]