Kathy Griffin Talks About “Suck it, Jesus” Speech

Here are the first 10 minutes of her new stand-up special, Kathy Griffin: Straight To Hell. She walks the audience through everything leading up to her infamous “Suck it, Jesus” speech — she recreates the whole thing (uncensored, thank you very much) — and the aftermath. And by aftermath, I mean Bill Donohue bashing: “… [Read More...]

HNN Interviews Philip Pullman

The latest Humanist Network News podcast features an interview with The Golden Compass author Philip Pullman. Matt Cherry, the executive director of the Institute for Humanist Studies, is the interviewer. Cherry: … When did you start identifying yourself as a humanist and why? Pullman: Well, identifying oneself as anything, for a writer, for a novelist, [Read More...]

SocialRank’s Top Atheism Blogs

I cracked the top 10 on the SocialRank powered list! But The Exterminator is ahead of me… I must defeat him (and his challenging puzzles). If you’re looking for a good collection of atheist blogs, Challenge Religion has a nice list for you to peruse. [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]

Trials of a Softhearted Scrooge

Christmas time is a pain in the neck for me. But this year I’m trying to be a nice atheist. Today I went to the hardware store for a light bulb and some batteries. The place had transformed since I’d been in a few days ago, from hardware store to mondo-bizarro-psychedelic-drug-trip-surreal-fantasy-forest. On my left there [Read More...]

Atheist Funerals

Blog reader Jodie was filling out life insurance forms at work and realized that she had never been to an atheist funeral. She says she wouldn’t want her own service to be in a church, but she’s not sure where it would be held. (Would it even matter, since she’d be gone?) Also, since most [Read More...]