Kickstarting a Professional Cast Recording of a Humanist Musical

Just over a year ago, I posted about a new musical called “Bang!”



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A Rap in Honor of Darwin Day

Baba Brinkman, the man behind the “Rap Guide to Evolution,” created this fantastic song in honor of Darwin Day. I’m a couple of days late to post it but it deserves a wider audience!



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Stage Comedian Behind ‘Come Heckle Christ’ Faces Censorship Demands From Australian Christians

In a little over two weeks, Josh Ladgrove will take the stage at Adelaide Fringe, an annual open-access arts festival, and piss off tons of people who aren’t even there. In fact, he’s already started doing just that. That’s because the Melbourne comedian, who bears a passing resemblance to Western depictions of Jesus Christ, is scheduled to perform three shows in which he appears before the audience dressed as the Savior and sticky-taped to a cardboard crucifix.

Then, he invites audience members to heckle him on any subject, never knowing where those who oblige will direct him with their taunts and insults.

The title of the always-changing performance? Come Heckle Christ.



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A Riff on Atheism During a Beatboxing and Live Looping Concert

Darren Foreman, a.k.a. Beardyman, is a beatboxer who uses live looping technology in his shows. At a 2013 concert just uploaded to YouTube, Foreman riffs on atheism (beginning at the 59:24 mark):



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After Being Cancelled by Christian Politicians in Northern Ireland, Satirical Bible Play is Back On and Sold Out

A few days ago, I mentioned that evangelical Christians in the Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) wanted to censor two performances of a comedy play called “The Bible: The Complete Word Of God (abridged)” because they felt it was too blasphemous:

Well, they changed their minds pretty damn quickly after everyone started laughing at them. The shows are back on!

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