Got Questions for Penn Jillette?

He’ll answer them at the Freakonomics website, but you need to get them in by tomorrow. [Read more...]

Atheist Bus Campaign in… Seattle!

Seattle Atheists is preparing to launch a bus ad campaign of its own, humorously enough, on April 1st, a.k.a. April Fool’s Day, a.k.a. the Atheist’s Holiday (ha ha ha)… Here’s what you will be seeing on local buses: I like it. Short and sweet and pro-atheist instead of anti-religious. And leading into that campaign will [Read More...]

Things I Found Out at the Anti-Gay Workshop

Last night, I attended a workshop about “homosexual activism in the public schools.” The meeting took place at a church and it was sponsored by the Illinois Family Institute, a conservative group. About 80 people were packed into a tiny room. My observations: I overheard one man sitting near me talking to a friend of [Read More...]

Why Did Elizabeth Dole’s Campaign Use the Atheist Attack Ads?

Remember a couple months ago when the North Carolina Senate race was in full swing? It was Republican incumbent Elizabeth Dole against Democratic challenger Kay Hagan. To many outside NC, Hagan was a relatively unknown figure — that is, until Dole’s campaign put out a press release saying she was promoting atheist values and had [Read More...]

Italian Atheists Ready to Fight for their Bus Ads

A couple months ago, Italian atheists were ready to purchase bus ads reading: “The bad news is that God does not exist. The good news is that you do not need him.” That slogan was deemed too offensive and advertising agencies turned the Union of Atheists, Agnostics and Rationalists (UAAR) down. UAAR decided to use [Read More...]