That’s What Christmas is All About

Click to enlarge! By the way, the person who drew that image, Tony Piro, is offering $1 to Doctors Without Borders for every 500 views that cartoon gets, so share it and make sure you link to his site when you do it (via Calamities of Nature) [Read more…]

How Did the Second Harvest Food Bank Charity Drive Go?

Last month, I mentioned that the Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics (AHA!) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were in a (friendly) battle against Christian and Muslim groups on their campus in order to raise money for the (non-sectarian) Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin. Well, the results are in! Looks like a lot of readers [Read More…]

This Is What Vacation Bible School is Like?

Peter, the Preacher’s Kid, is back and he’s talking about the time he went to Vacation Bible School. VBS has never been so hilarious: I attribute a lot of my weirdness as a kid to my strong religious upbringing. That said, holy hell am I glad I wasn’t homeschooled, because those creepy little fuckers have [Read More…]

Are Holiday Sports Strengthening Secular Culture?

Frank Deford at Sports Illustrated has an article up about the role of sports in holiday celebrations. “[S]ports are pretty agnostic when it comes to religion,” he says, and he has a point. From Thanksgiving football to the five games the NBA has scheduled for Christmas Day this year (to begin their shortened season), sports [Read More…]

Public Elementary School in North Carolina Offers Bibles to Kids

Ginger Strivelli, a parent in North Carolina, got in touch with her local chapter of the ACLU after her fifth-grade son came home from his public school with a copy of the Bible without her prior knowledge or consent. The school denies any wrong-doing, noting the box of Bibles was dropped off by the Gideons, [Read More…]


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