Sexy, Sexy, Skeptic Calendars

JT Eberhard, Captain of the Missouri State University Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, is one of the organizers of the upcoming Skepticon 3 — a free conference featuring all sorts of awesome people (really, check out that list). In order to raise money for the event, the organizers created calendars. Sexy calendars. Yes, I [Read More...]

Updates on the Dawkins/Timonen Lawsuit

There’s been a statement released by Blaine Greenberg, the counsel for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, regarding the lawsuit against former employee Josh Timonen, his girlfriend, and his production company: Despite the public interest in this case, I have asked Professor Dawkins and the staff and Trustees of RDFRS not to comment [Read More...]

From Pastor to Apostate

A reader shares this story of a former friend and pastor: When I was a young teenager I followed a boy I had a crush on to his church youth group. I went for less than a school year. At first it was all about impressing the boy, then when I learned what they truly [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Am I a Hypocrite in a Group of Christian Mothers?

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi, I am a mother of two preschoolers. I am an Atheist. Those two things often isolate me on their own, but together, I often feel completely alone. To make my isolation worse, we recently moved to a new place, with no friends or family [Read More...]

Those Militant Catholic Bloggers

This is really what the Catholic Church needs right now: A group of people trying to make Catholicism even less inclusive. The Associated Press reports that conservative Catholic bloggers are trying to hold the church more accountable: Enraged by dissent that they believe has gone unchecked for decades, and unafraid to say so in the [Read More...]