Survivor Leslie Update

Tonight’s special moment from Survivor: China featuring Leslie Nease, the Christian radio talk show host: Imagine the tears flowing as she says the following line: It’s just hard because I don’t have a Bible… Umm… You’re a Christian radio talk show host. I’m guessing you know large parts of the Bible by heart. At the [Read More...]

Congratulations to Rebecca :)

Skepchick Rebecca Watson won the Public Radio Talent Quest competition! Wonderful news for a very talented woman. I shall refrain from making any Oreo references. On a side note, I’m honored to be a part of next year’s Skepdude calendar. More on that later. [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more...]


(L-R: Sgt. Mike Aguilar, SPC Christopher Carr, SPC Jeremy Hall, SPC Tony Hernandez, and SPC Dustin Chalker) The one in the middle, Jeremy Hall, is joining the Military Religious Freedom Foundation in suing the Department of Defense (here’s a PDF of the lawsuit): The suit, in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., alleges that [Read More...]

The Year of Living Biblically

A. J. Jacobs‘ book comes out on October 9th, the same day as Stephen Colbert‘s I Am America (And So Can You!)… That’s either tough competition or *really* entertaining reading for me the following weekend. Jacobs’ book is called The Year of Living Biblically. What is it about? Here’s Publishers Weekly: What would it require [Read More...]

Atheist at Wheaton College

Well, this has to be slightly awkward… There are some times when I feel absolutely delighted to be an atheist hidden among thousands of Christians. This is not one of those times. The (anonymous) writer is a senior at Wheaton College outside Chicago — the alma mater of Billy Graham, Rob Bell, and our own [Read More...]