Atheist Bus Campaign in… New Zealand?

The New Zealand Atheist Bus Campaign wanted to raise $10,000 to put the classic ads on NZ buses — they surpassed that goal in 48 hours. Looks like these will soon be seen in the Land of the Kiwi: The campaign was launched here yesterday. New Zealand Atheist Bus Campaign spokesman Simon Fisher said it [Read More...]

Clergy Ratings Hit 30-Year Low, But…

This makes me sick: Americans’ views of the “honesty and ethics” of clergy have hit a 32-year low, with just half rating their moral caliber as high or very high, according to Gallup’s annual Honesty and Ethics Ratings of Professions survey. Wait, that’s a good thing, right? Half the people don’t think Catholic Church clergy [Read More...]

The Community Holiday Party

A lot of you must have seen Thursday night’s episode of Community on NBC because I got several messages about it. The full episode isn’t available on Hulu yet, but this trailer gives you an idea of what to expect (sorry, non-Americans!): And elsewhere in the episode…: Shirley: You think religion is stupid. Jeff: No, [Read More...]

Divine Bovine

In Connecticut, a calf was born a week ago with a marking on its forehead. It’s causing some people to claim divine intervention. All I’m thinking is Harry Potter reincarnate. On the upside, at least they’re not going to slaughter it… (Thanks to The Green Atheist) [Read more...]

Keith Olbermann Goes After “Charlie Brown Christmas” Mayor

Russell Wiseman, the mayor of Arlington, TN recently explained on Facebook that the reason President Obama gave his speech about Afghanistan last Tuesday night was because he’s a Muslim and he hates Christmas: Ok, so, this is total crap, we sit the kids down to watch “The Charlie Brown Christmas Special” and our muslim president [Read More...]