Lent: New Year’s Resolutions for Jesus

As I’m sure we all know, Lent is in full swing and we have successfully survived Ash Wednesday. As a former Catholic, who always wiped off my ashes as soon as church was over, I have to say that Lent seems to be a bit of a publicity stunt. Wear ashes on your head all [Read More…]

Despite His Christianity, I Like Jeremy Lin

Tim Tebow drove everybody crazy. His conspicuous religiosity, and the adulation it won him from so many quarters, was a kind of slow torture of Christian privilege for anyone who thinks faith should be a private thing. Now there’s a new kid in town: Jeremy Lin, point guard for the New York Knicks. Lin, a [Read More…]

Lawsuit or Not, the Rowan County Board of Commissioners Are Going to Pray to Jesus at Meetings

Just over a month ago, the Supreme Court said they didn’t want to hear an appeal from the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners (in North Carolina), putting the final nail in the coffin on their attempts to keep praying to Jesus before meetings. An hour away, it looks like the Rowan County Board of Commissioners [Read More…]

Muslim Attacks Atheist for Wearing Muhammad Costume… and Judge Lets Him Get Away With It

Back in October, two members of the “Parading Atheists of Central PA” marched in a Halloween parade dressed as Zombie Pope and Zombie Muhammad. You can decide for yourself whether that was hilarious or dickish. (I voted for the latter.) But regardless of your answer to that question, we should all be appalled by what [Read More…]

Trailer for the James Randi Documentary

This looks like it’s going to be a great movie about a fascinating human being: If you’d like to help turn “An Honest Liar: The Amazing Randi Story” into a reality, please contribute anything you can here. [Read more…]


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