A Jew’s First Bacon

Penn Jillette tells the story of a former Orthodox Jew who finally ate non-kosher food — including bacon — for the first time. It’s a bit lengthy, but well worth it: I’m still a vegetarian, but I found the story really touching. It’s nice to hear about someone finally jumping that last hurdle away from [Read More...]

Upcoming Campus Events

I will be speaking at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL tomorrow (Tuesday) night. The event is free and, if you come, I’ll privately dance for you. It begins at 8:00 pm in The Founder’s Lounge of the Frick Center. — And for those of you in Indiana, the student group at Purdue University will be [Read More...]

In Wake of Economic Crisis, Christian Colleges are Closing

According to an Associated Press article by Justin Pope, the economic crisis has played a major role in the closings of several Christian colleges: Late last month, [Cascade College,] the small Christian college with just 280 students and $4 million in debt announced it would have to shut down at the end of the current [Read More...]

The Incredible Hulk. In Bed. Thanks to Allah.

This video speaks for itself. The money part begins at the 2:35 mark: I don’t know the story behind this, but reader Jason gives us the abridged version of the video as well as the claims we ought to be skeptical about: Egyptian guy claims that the doctors (never named them or the hospital or [Read More...]

Maybe It’s Not a Church/State Violation?

Reader (and lawyer) Bruce offers his take on the Catholic Churches denying Communion crackers to anyone who voted for Barack Obama — and whether that constitutes a violation of separation of church and state: … I don’t know that urging those who voted for X not to participate in a religious rite AFTER the election [Read More...]