Another Beauty Pageant Contestant Who Knows Little to Nothing About Evolution…

You all saw evidence of how uneducated most of the contestants for the Miss USA pageant were — most felt that Creationism and Intelligent Design were valid theories to discuss in a public school science classroom. It turns out the Miss America pageant has the same problem. The latest issue of New York magazine has [Read More...]

Why Did This City Council Use Public Funds to Bring in a Christian Band?

The Parks & Recreation Department in Liberty, Missouri is sponsoring a summer concert series, which sounds all well and good. In fact, this August, the KC All Stars will be playing. Over the weekend, though, the concert series kicked off with a performance by Sidewalk Prophets, a Christian band. The event cost the city $9,500. [Read More...]

Why Should You See The Ledge? A Guest Post by Matthew Chapman

What would a movie look like if it was directed by an atheist? If it had characters who were atheists? If it included conversations we’ve had with religious people? Here’s an idea: That’s a clip from The Ledge, a movie that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and is slated for a test run in [Read More...]

Atheist Wins Daytime Emmy Award

I know, I know… you all watch the Daytime Emmy Awards like you watch the Miss USA Pageant… but that never stops us from discussing these things, right? Unlike most of the Miss USA contestants, here’s someone who has a brain! And acting chops to go with it. Scott Clifton is know online for his [Read More...]

Is Faith Funny? Oh yeah…

Every now and then the Washington Post‘s On Faith column asks a ridiculously easy question… The Book of Mormon, a satirical musical by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, won nine Tony awards [last] Sunday night. Parker and Stone are known as equal-opportunity offenders when it comes to mocking religion, but [Read More...]


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