The Honest-to-God True Story of the Atheist

If you’re in Washington, D.C. over the next couple weeks, you may want to check out this show at the Capital Fringe Festival: The Honest-to-God True Story of the Atheist. The show, written by Dan Trujillo and directed by Isaac Butler, has this description: When The Atheist steals a plastic Jesus to prove God doesn’t [Read More...]

An Atheist Country Singer: God Isn’t Real

I’m not generally a country music fan, but if all songs were like this, maybe I could get used to it… The song is “God Isn’t Real” by Robbie Fulks and the video was made by SecularAstronomer: An excerpt of the lyrics: A world filled with wonder, a cold, fathomless sky A man’s life so [Read More...]

Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA: Separate Religion from Schools

***Update***: AxeGrrl informed me that there’s an older video of Björn speaking about his atheistic beliefs: … Here’s Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA, talking about the Swedish atheist bus campaign and why the country shouldn’t be mixing religion with schools: Without thinking too much about it at the time, when I wrote the lyrics for Abba’s [Read More...]

Betty Bowers Wins Award at Atheist Film Festival

Remember that video “Betty Bowers Explains Traditional Marriage to Everyone Else”? (In case you don’t remember, here’s the link.) Today, at the Atheist Film Festival in San Francisco, she won an award for “Most Humorous YouTube Video.” Woo! Here’s her acceptance speech: The whole thing is entertaining but the last couple seconds are particularly sweet… [Read More...]

There Are No Atheists in Foxholes: The Song

Normally when I hear the name Regina Spektor, I think “my gorgeous future wife.” Maybe I have to reconsider the wife part. Her new album, Far, is being released today. The first single is called “Laughing With” and it is essentially saying that we may scoff at the notion of God, but when we’re put [Read More...]