Cenk Uygur to Speak at the FFRF Convention

by Jesse Galef – I’m going to the Freedom From Religion Foundation convention is this weekend!  If you can’t join Hemant to go gallivanting off to the Rally to Restore Sanity in DC, come to Madison, WI with me! It should be an awesome time. Look at some of the lineup: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Linda [Read More…]

Big Step for Media about Atheists

by Jesse Galef – We nontheists are becoming part of the media’s collective consciousness. If you ever talk about, write about, or have any interest in atheism in America, you should seriously consider checking this out: the news service Religion Link just released an incredible and extensive resource about the movement: Freethinkers: A source guide [Read More…]

Stiefel Freethought Foundation Gives $50,000 Grant for Atheist Teens

by Jesse Galef — The Stiefel Freethought Foundation marked its launch today by announcing that it was giving the Secular Student Alliance a $50,000 grant to help support atheist high school students. I’m clearly biased (I work for the SSA), but I think this is fantastic news. The press release: Atheist teenagers around the country [Read More…]

Talk Like a Pirate Day 2010

by Jesse Galef — Yar, the glorious day be upon us once again – ’tis Talk Like a Pirate Day! I don’t know whether it’s growing in popularity or whether Twitter and Facebook are making it seem that way, but I’ve been hearing a lot of excitement for today. Are you celebrating? A lot of [Read More…]

Sh!t the Holy Father Says

by Jesse Galef — Pope Benedict sure was running his mouth upon arriving in the UK. Maybe he got a poor night’s sleep or maybe it was the way many Britons let him know he was not welcome. Whatever the cause, he lashed out at us with a strange Nazi accusation: “Even in our own [Read More…]