I mentioned earlier that the Freedom From Religion Foundation was going to be featured on CBS evening news. You can now see the video of that segment here (to the right of the article). The segment also features Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, who I’m sure would have [Read More...]

Summer Camps

The Chicago Tribune Magazine ran a cover story today about various summer camps across the country. One of the camps they featured was Camp Quest (CQ), the summer camp for children of atheists. (Stephen Colbert poked fun at it last year.) They interviewed my friend August, the director of one of the regional sites. (Strangely [Read More...]

Birthday Wishes

Yes, I know. You’ve been thinking about this for weeks now. Hemant’s turning 24 today. What should I get him for his birthday? I’ll help you out. A Plasma TV. To watch Joel Osteen. The Intelligent Design vs. Evolution Board Game. A nun. Thongs. (That’s right. Plural. Only because they’re funny.) Copies of I Sold [Read More...]

Jesus’ Tomb

This will be shot down quickly, I anticipate. James Cameron, of Titanic fame, is promoting a documentary he produced. And in New York on Monday, he will hold a press conference where “he will reveal three coffins, supposedly those of Jesus of Nazareth, his mother Mary and Mary Magdalene.” In a new documentary, Producer Cameron [Read More...]

I’m Sorry. Ask Me Why.

I’m speaking near the University of Memphis for a secular student group next month. A student from that school I’ve been in contact with sent me information about what he’s been seeing on campus recently. There are flyers, posters, and writings-on-chalkboards that say something to the effect of “We’re sorry. Ask us why…” There’s no [Read More...]