Rational Thinking and Facts!? Oh No!

The Onion mockup addresses a real situation: When people talk about their faith, the downsides include hearing a lot of bad logic, listening to superstitious nonsense, and having fundamentalists say they want an even more Christian society: At least The Onion gives space to people who share a fundamentalist mindset: Goddamn it, nothing’s working! It’s [Read More...]

Rational Comedy for an Irrational Planet

Every so often, I go to this show in Chicago where the actors perform 30 plays in 60 minutes. The plays can be funny, sad, political, symbolic, etc. Each of them has a cryptic title that may or may not tell you what the play is about… Last year, one of the plays I saw [Read More...]

Comedian Jim Jeffries Jokes About Religion in His HBO Special

In case you hadn’t seen this yet, HBO recently aired a stand-up comedy special called I Swear to God featuring Australian comedian Jim Jeffries. There are a lot of bits about religion and Jeffries’ own atheism. He’s not exactly “friendly” about it all. And some of his material is NSFW. But he does make a [Read More...]

Jelly Babies

If only I had known babies now come in jelly/gummi form… Ironically, as a vegetarian, I would probably choose not to eat these. Because of the gelatin. The baby-ness is perfectly ok. (Thanks to Mikel for the link!) [Read more...]

Blocked Atheist Bus Ad Website

I was sitting in my classroom yesterday while my students were taking a quiz. I wanted to look up something on the Indiana Atheist Bus Campaign website (I’m still pumped they’re running ads on Chicago buses). This is what I saw when I went to their website: My school has the site blocked because of [Read More...]


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