They’re Coming to Your Town

The (Christian) American Family Association is selling a DVD of an apparently frightening movie: Residents of the small Arkansas town of Eureka Springs noticed the black community was growing. But they felt no threat. They went about their business as usual. Then, one day, they woke up to discover that their beloved Eureka Springs, a [Read More...]

The Catholic Schoolchild Has Spoken

I love the notion that a 13-year-old would write a letter like this to her parents: Kate is in her late twenties now. She’s an atheist (via Cuddly Atheism) [Read more...]

Sexed Up Atheists

In case you wanted a way to catch up to the oversexified Christians, there’s now a new dating website for the non-religious. Sexed Up Atheists. Founder Claire writes this: … I hate the turn-key “atheist” dating sites that I find in searches for “atheist personals,” ugly, boring automated spin-offs of much larger dating networks. Sexed-Up-Atheists.com, [Read More...]

The Atheist Convention Conflict

Here is the list of atheist (and skeptic) conventions occurring in 2009: Convention Location Dates American Atheists Atlanta, GA 4/9-4/12 Center for Inquiry’s 12th World Congress Washington, D.C. 4/9-4/12 American Humanist Association Phoenix, Arizona 6/5-6/7 The Amaz!ng Meeting 7 Las Vegas, NV 7/9-7/12 Freedom From Religion Foundation Unknown Unknown Atheist Alliance International Unknown Unknown Secular [Read More...]

A Jew’s First Bacon

Penn Jillette tells the story of a former Orthodox Jew who finally ate non-kosher food — including bacon — for the first time. It’s a bit lengthy, but well worth it: I’m still a vegetarian, but I found the story really touching. It’s nice to hear about someone finally jumping that last hurdle away from [Read More...]


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