Ricky Gervais’ Blasphemous Magazine Cover

Remember how comedian Ricky Gervais submitted a picture of himself, dressed as a clown with a gun in his mouth, for the cover of Rolling Stone? They rejected it because it was “too offensive” and Gervais said he didn’t even bother to submit his second choice: himself, shirtless, holding a mic stand as if he [Read More…]

Well Played, New York Times

Just in case there was anyone who thought otherwise, the caption writers at the New York Times set the record straight: (via @mtracey) [Read more…]

We’re the Only Ones Who Can Save You Now…

A conversation between a medical worker whose rings marks her as a member of an unpopular religious sect and a wounded patient who needs treatment: Resident: “Is there anyone else who could do this?” Me: “[Coworker] is the only other person on the unit today qualified to do this. Is something wrong?” Resident: “Your ring. [Read More…]

A Secular Jew Explains the New Testament

Last week, I read a post on Reddit from a guy who only saw the final Harry Potter movie but recreated his own version of the entire series’ plot based off that limited knowledge. He was joking around, but it showed how you might miss out on some major details of the full story if [Read More…]

I’m a Better Christian Than Those Christians

You know those Saturday Night Live sketches in which Kristen Wiig plays a woman who has to one-up everybody she meets no matter how absurd it gets? Well, here’s what the Fundamentalist Christian version of that character would look like: You don’t believe in kissing before you’re married? Well I don’t believe that married people [Read More…]


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