Dissecting Rick Perry’s ‘Strong’ Ad

This is a guest post by Lisa. [Personal information has been removed.] … According to Rick Perry, our religious heritage is under attack. But what heritage is he really talking about? Perry’s by now infamous new ad makes some very broad and sweeping claims about the religious history of this nation. It is a far [Read More…]

Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson in an Awesome Interview

Are there any two people you’d more want to see in a room together than Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson? (Especially when Colbert isn’t in character!) No. No there aren’t. I don’t care what you say in the comments. Enjoy! (Thanks to Claudia for the link) [Read more…]

Chuck Klosterman Says Tim Tebow Makes Blind Faith a ‘Viable Option’

I’m a big fan of Chuck Klosterman. He writes about pop culture and sports from a personal perspective, documenting what it truly feels like to participate in a media-saturated culture. But a recent column he wrote for Grantland about Tim Tebow didn’t impress me. It starts with a promising thought experiment: Imagine that you’re a [Read More…]

A Website About Humanist Chaplaincies

In case you’re curious what Humanist Chaplains are all about, where you can find some, and how you can start a chaplaincy at your school, the American Humanist Association has just launched a new website to answer those questions: Religious chaplaincies are a staple at any university. Often catered to specific religious traditions, they offer [Read More…]

Lucifer’s 2011 Toy Chest

Landover Baptist Church has released its 2011 List of Banned Christmas Toys: My favorite of the bunch: I plan on being sacrilegious and gifting one to myself, though… [Read more…]


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