Calvin College Is Still Wrong

I mentioned last week that Calvin College, a Christian school, had invited the New Pornographers to play a concert on campus. And then they decided to cancel on them. Because of the band’s name. Talk about overreaction to nothing… Christian writer Jason Boyett felt the same way I did until he heard from someone involved [Read More...]

The War on Christmas: The Movie

There’s a Baldwin brother in a crazy Christian movie and it’s not Stephen? And the guy from the (super-Christian!) show Married with Children is in it? “Christmas with a Capital C” was filmed in Seward the last of February and early March. The movie stars Daniel Baldwin (the second-oldest of the Baldwin brothers) and Ted [Read More...]

Christian School Cancels New Pornographers Concert

The New Pornographers are hands down my favorite band. I’ve seen them live in concert twice and it was an incredible experience both times. I have all their albums, the B-sides, the bootlegs I’m not supposed to have, etc. They play colleges, too, and Calvin College — a Christian school in Grand Rapids, Michigan — [Read More...]

Is Guster a Christian Band?

(Hemant’s note: This is a guest post by JulietEcho. She has been the fantastic admin for the Friendly Atheist forums for over two and a half years!) … Some contemporary Christian artists write songs that are hard to distinguish from secular music. As South Park parodied so well, many secular songs can be interpreted (or [Read More...]