Why Does God Hate Stephen Baldwin?

The Baldwin who bleeds Christianity… has filed for bankruptcy. A filing Tuesday in federal court in New York shows that Baldwin owes $1.2 million in two mortgages on a property about 30 miles north of New York City valued at $1.1 million. The document shows he also owes more than $1 million in taxes and [Read More...]

Creation Movie to Tell Charles Darwin’s Story

A movie based on the life of Charles Darwin — ironically, called Creation — will get its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10th. As if the story wasn’t enticing enough, Darwin’s wife Emma is played by Jennifer Connelly (who is also the real-life wife of Paul Bettany, the actor who plays [Read More...]

A Contest: Pick a Name for the “Convert-the-Atheist” Game Show

By now, you’ve heard of the Turkish game show where religious figures from different faiths (priest, rabbi, Imam, etc.) try to convert a group of atheists. The show is called Penitents Compete (Tovbekarlar Yarisiyor in Turkish). British magazine The Week is running a contest. They want you to answer the following question: If an American [Read More...]

Goodbye, Frank McCourt

Frank McCourt, the author of Angela’s Ashes, died today. He taught at Stuyvesant High School in New York. I know Harvard’s Humanist Chaplain Greg Epstein went to school there, but I don’t know if he ever had McCourt as a teacher. One person who did have McCourt as a teacher was Daniel Radosh, the author [Read More...]

An Atheist Country Singer: God Isn’t Real

I’m not generally a country music fan, but if all songs were like this, maybe I could get used to it… The song is “God Isn’t Real” by Robbie Fulks and the video was made by SecularAstronomer: An excerpt of the lyrics: A world filled with wonder, a cold, fathomless sky A man’s life so [Read More...]