Has a Christian College Ever Put On “The Vagina Monologues”?

Since Valentine’s Day was yesterday, a lot of colleges across the country had their annual performances of Eve Ensler‘s The Vagina Monologues. I’m just curious. Given the nature of the monologues, has any Christian college ever staged a production of the show? I can’t imagine they would, but perhaps I’m wrong. [Read more...]

Atheist Jewelry

Here’s a sweet necklace to give someone as a gift It was made by Surly Johnny and Surly Amy at Surly Ramics, who say: Atheists aren’t evil or immoral; they are lovely people who should have cool jewelry to wear. This necklace is for atheists. You know, my birthday is in two weeks… [Read more...]

My Weekend Plans

I actually have a day job that involves teaching high school math. Then I have an afternoon job that involves coaching a bunch of students on my school’s Speech Team. It’s really competitive in Illinois and the season began back in October. (Blogging is the late-night job that pays exactly none of my bills.) Anyway, [Read More...]

Compassion Capital Fund Denied Funding from Government (Yay!)

A few years ago, President Bush said he would create a $700,000,000 “Compassion Capital Fund” which would launch faith-based programs in inner cities. … The initiative was supposed to help churches pursue their “focused and noble mission” of stamping out teen pregnancy, drug addition, illiteracy, and homelessness. It was pledged but the money never appeared. [Read More...]

Joss Whedon to Receive Cultural Humanism Award from Harvard

Salman Rushdie won the first “Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism” from Harvard University. Lead singer of Bad Religion Greg Graffin won the second one last year. This year, the award will be given to Joss Whedon, creator of Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. … The ceremony will take place on Friday April [Read More...]