Ricky Gervais: ‘They Haven’t Got the Monopoly on Good’

Comedian Ricky Gervais appeared on “Piers Morgan Tonight” to talk about his “controversial” stint hosting the Golden Globes. Of course, atheism came up in conversation. Gervais says that religious people shouldn’t be offended at his recent pro-atheism talk. After all, he doesn’t get offended when they thank a god in their acceptance speeches. Gervais added [Read More…]

How Much is That Dawkins Book?

Reader Justin went to a local Barnes & Noble the other night and noticed that the price for Richard Dawkin‘s The Greatest Show on Earth had been reduced. He used his Members’ card, bought a copy, and only after did he see the final price: The only thing that would make it more amusing is [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Frustrated by Parents’ Religious Indoctrinating

To the readers: As I was finishing my response it was vaguely reminding me of something, and when I realized what it was I had to chuckle. I might sound a little like Polonius giving parting advice to his son Laertes in Hamlet. For some reason I’m a little embarrassed if I do. This very [Read More…]

The Horoscope Word Cloud

Not that you need any more evidence to convince you that horoscopes are complete bullshit, but this is one I hadn’t seen before and it’s fantastic. The folks at Information is Beautiful made a word cloud for each astrological sign compiled from 22,000 “predictions” from Yahoo. This is what they found: What do you know… [Read More…]

Improve Yourself While Helping the Secular Students

Want to lose some weight, exercise on a more regular basis, eat healthier, or do anything else to improve yourself? The Secular Student Alliance is giving you the motivation you need to do that with our Carrot and Stick project! The rules are pretty simple: 1) Make a measurable self-improvement goal (how much weight to [Read More…]