I Knew She Was An Atheist…

Inspector Gadget‘s niece Penny was always the smart one in the cartoon series. In saejinoh‘s drawing of her, is anyone surprised by her reading material? This prompted reader Joe to ask the question: What other cartoon characters are likely to be atheists? We got Brian from Family Guy. Lisa Simpson is a Buddhist, but that’s [Read More...]

Man Sues Yankees For Not Letting Him Use Bathroom During Singing of “God Bless America”

I don’t know if this guy is an atheist or not, but I imagine many of us would want to hear about how this plays out. Bradford Campeau-Laurion was kicked out of the old Yankee Stadium last August because “he tried to use the restroom during the playing of ‘God Bless America.’” “The role of [Read More...]

Easter Darwin Buns

Who needs Easter Eggs when you can have Darwin Fish buns?! It was a happy Easter for everyone. (via dan_c_swan — Kudos to Harriet Riley for cooking the buns!) [Read more...]

I Don’t Mind The Lego Jesus…

But in light of recent church sex scandals, is this really the best picture they could have taken? The actual article doesn’t help put dirty minds to rest, either: It took the 40 volunteers about 18 months to put all the tiny plastic blocks together, and their creation shows a standing Jesus facing forward with [Read More...]

Should We Honor Good Actions That Stem from Bad Reasons?

This guest post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association. He usually blogs at Rant & Reason. I want to express how grateful I am to be allowed to contribute here. Not only do I enjoy reading the site, but Friendly Atheist has a great community of commenters. In fact, reader [Read More...]


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