Baylor University Continues to Deny Atheist Group Official Status

In a piece by Baylor University senior Justin Mueller, he argues that the school “should be more friendly to groups of disbelief.” Within the Atheist and Agnostic Society on campus (yes, there is one) nearly every member has told his or her “story” of their rejection of religious ideas, and the oft-ensuing parental sobbing and [Read More...]

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...]