Help Spread Dork Pride

The Damsels of Dorkington, a hilarious group of heathens, are trying to raise enough money to travel for their performances in 2012. (In case you’re not familiar with them, this parody of “I Kissed a Girl” is a good place to start.) We are traveling to various conventions all across the country, and we typically don’t [Read More…]

Hawaii Settles Court Case with Protesting Atheists for $100,000

On April 29th, 2010, Mitch Kahle of the Hawaii Citizens for the Separation of State and Church and Kevin Hughes protested an invocation prayer in the Hawaii State Legislature. Long story short, the Sergeant at Arms wanted him to leave, Kahle resisted, the resulting skirmish was all caught on tape, Kahle and Hughes were roughed [Read More…]

A Day Of Prayer During the Year of Bible in Pennsylvania

It’s already the “Year of the Bible” in Pennsylvania, thanks to Rep. Rick Saccone‘s House Resolution 535 (PDF). But apparently, the state’s not Christian enough yet, and that’s why House Resolution 609 (PDF) has been introduced by Democrat Thomas R. Caltagirone: WHEREAS, Prayer is regarded by millions as the most important utterance for the benefit [Read More…]

Australian Atheist Bus Ad Says God Better Have ‘a Good Excuse’

In anticipation of next month’s 2012 Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, the Atheist Foundation of Australia has purchased bus ads that raise a great point: “If God exists, I hope he has a good excuse.” David Nicholls, president of the Atheist Foundation of Australia, had this to say about the adverts: “Woody Allen’s words encapsulate [Read More…]

I Did a Couple of Podcast Interviews

Over the weekend, I had a serious discussion on Equal Time For Freethought with Jamila Bey and host Matt LaClair about minorities in the atheist movement. A more entertaining (though less serious) interview took place at Cognitive Dissonance. There, we talked about things like what kind of blog posts are most interesting to write about [Read More…]