Happy Blogiversary, Richard!

It’s been exactly two years since Richard Wade began offering advice to atheists on this site. He’s answered nearly 200 questions via his column and countless others via private emails. It seems like every time I give a talk anywhere in the country, readers come up to me to tell me how much they appreciate [Read More…]

Mitch Albom Doesn't Get It

Following their attention-getting billboard campaign, American Atheists recently purchased overhead ribbons — meaning that planes would fly banners with their messages in 26 states this weekend. The ribbons would read “God-LESS America” or “Atheism is patriotic” followed by AA’s website URL. Mitch Albom, the columnist who wrote Tuesdays with Morrie, doesn’t get why the group [Read More…]

Mitch Albom Doesn’t Get It

Following their attention-getting billboard campaign, American Atheists recently purchased overhead ribbons — meaning that planes would fly banners with their messages in 26 states this weekend. The ribbons would read “God-LESS America” or “Atheism is patriotic” followed by AA’s website URL. Mitch Albom, the columnist who wrote Tuesdays with Morrie, doesn’t get why the group [Read More…]

The Problems with Jainism

I don’t write about my parent’s religion here very often, but since this weekend marks the 16th Biennial Jaina Convention, we might as well discuss Jainism. For those who don’t know, Jainism’s major tenet is non-violence. If you know anything about Jainism, that’s what you know about it. Unfortunately, that one idea seems to negate [Read More…]

Everyone Needs to Calm the Fuck Down

Yeah, yeah, yeah, everyone else has had a go at it, so I might as well jump in, right? Here’s the story so far, from what I can gather. 1) Female 1 says she is tired and wants to go to bed. It’s 4:00a. 2) Unknown Male approaches Female 1 in the elevator and asks [Read More…]


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