The Anglican Church’s Gaydar

St Matthew-in-the-City church in Auckland, New Zealand always comes up with funny, gay-friendly ad campaigns — seriously: check them out here. Their latest is no exception: Before you all start making jokes about gay priests and Anglican-on-Anglican action, understand what the purpose of the billboard is: St Matthew-in-the-City put up a billboard outside its central [Read More…]

We’re the Open-Minded Ones

One of the falsehoods some Christians love to spread is that “atheism is a religion.” That, of course, is incredibly ignorant to say. You show me real evidence of a miracle, you get your god to talk to me, you convince me the supernatural world exists, and I’m willing to change my mind. On the [Read More…]

The Problem with Theodicy…

When people start discussing philosophy or Christian apologetics, I tend to get bored easily, but Zach Weiner does a nice job explaining the problem with theodicy (why there’s suffering in the world if god exists): That’s panel one. The rest is here [Read more…]

The Vine That Resembles Jesus…

See this? What does that remind you of? I say a vine that vaguely resembles a cross. Because I’m sane. Kent Hardison, who runs a Ma’s Hot Dog stand in nearby Kinston, North Carolina, sees Jesus… because he doesn’t understand pareidolia: He says he was getting ready to spray it with herbicide until he noticed [Read More…]

They’re Fully Cooked

Reader Christine gets emails from an online coupon program and she discovered an interesting item among her deals: Damn. Babies are only $7.99? They must be in season. [Read more…]