Now I Have an Urge to Get Paint Thrown At Me…

This has nothing to do with religion. It’s just an amazing video by a wonderful singer — Lisa Hannigan singing “Knots” from her new album Passenger: (via All Songs Considered) [Read more...]

Ted Haggard Will Appear on ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’

Really. And he’s swapping wives with Gary Busey. The actor and the former evangelical pastor — both of whom have made the rounds in the media, Busey for drugs and getting arrested for abusing his wife; Haggard for a sex scandal — would seem an odd pairing for the ABC show. But they have spirituality [Read More...]

Tim Minchin’s Coming Back to Chicago

In case you missed him the last time he was here, Tim Minchin will be appearing at the Vic Theatre in Chicago on Thursday, November 10th at 8:00p. It is a fully seated show and general admission so you’ll get more choice of where to sit the earlier you arrive. There will be no opening [Read More...]

The Middle School Students Were Born This Way

Here’s a video that’ll make you smile: In Portland, Oregon, the Hosford Middle School Gay Straight Alliance group made their own music video for Lady Gaga‘s “Born This Way”: (Seriously, where were all the kids like this when I was in middle school?) Also awesome: The principal of the school is named Kevin Bacon. Kick [Read More...]

The Quantum (and Autotuned) World

There’s a new video in the excellent Symphony of Science series. This once focuses on “The Quantum World” and features Morgan Freeman, Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, Brian Cox, Richard Feynman, and Frank Close. [Read more...]


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