Evolution Weekend 2008

In honor of Charles Darwin‘s birthday next Tuesday, many churches across the country are gathering this weekend to celebrate Evolution Weekend: Evolution Weekend is an opportunity for serious discussion and reflection on the relationship between religion and science. One important goal is to elevate the quality of the discussion on this critical topic – to [Read More...]

Stephen Colbert and the Gay Lobby

Hilarious. Stephen Colbert interviews Joe Solmonese of the Human Rights Campaign: [tags]atheist, atheism, homosexual, gay, lesbian[/tags] [Read more...]

How Bookstores Deal with Atheist Lit

Paul Constant in The Stranger rants about the seemingly random ways certain bookstore chains categorize atheist books (that is, if they categorize them at all): If you should happen to be in the U-Village Barnes & Noble and you should happen to ask to see the atheism/agnosticism section, well, you should prepare for disappointment. A [Read More...]

Oh, Hell No, Bitches

I live a couple miles from the Lane Bryant store that was the site of a horrible shooting this past week. Five people died. They haven’t caught the gunman. Two of the victims have funerals this Saturday… and Fred Phelps‘ people are coming to picket. Bastards. Here’s one description from their “picket schedule”: St. Damian [Read More...]

That Had to Be Awkward…

Brent Rasmussen walked into a convenience store yesterday. When he was paying for his stuff, he noticed something odd about the clerk… “Hey,” I gestured with a friendly smile, “you have a little smudge there on your forehead.” I snagged a Kleenex from the box thoughtfully provided for customers between the registers and handed it [Read More...]