The Real Meaning of Secularism

The word “secular” has become synonymous with “atheist” in recent years. There is a difference, though. In a recent Newsweek column, Lisa Miller writes this: Like the words “feminist” and “liberal,” “secular” and its derivatives have come to mean extreme versions of themselves. They are code in conservative Christian circles for “atheist” or even “God [Read More...]

God Wants You to Get It On

Relevant Church in Tampa, Florida wants you to have great sex. Unless you’re single. Then you’re living in sin. Stop that. What does the church want you to do? People are not having enough sex. An epidemic of breakups prove the needs that lead to a great sex life are being overlooked. Dirty dishes, frumpy [Read More...]

So You Want To Be A Model

Here’s your chance. The application for the 2008-2009 Skepchick/Skepdude Calendars is up! Deadline to apply is March 14th. In case you’re wondering, this isn’t a *total* nudie calendar… We’re not after overt nudity, but rather titillatingly and tastefully used. We are after the skeptical/science/nerd/geek angle, and those photos that use both will have an advantage. [Read More...]

Interview with Jessica Hagy, Author of Indexed

Jessica Hagy is the creator of Indexed, the webcomic that is thought-provoking, brilliant, and so deceptively simple that you wonder why you didn’t think of it first. Until you realize Jessica has a unique mind that is difficult to imitate. Her creations are not always about religion, but her notecard canvases includes these personal favorites [Read More...]

Sexiest Atheist Blogger

If I don’t win this poll by a landslide, we are *so* not friends anymore. It’s the one chance I’ll ever have in life of beating PZ at anything. Plus, I should get bonus points for being in the upcoming Skepdudes Calendar (link is to last year’s models). Say it with me now: “Yes, we [Read More...]