A Child Questions Noah’s Ark

I’ve never seen the USA show Psych before, but this clip makes me want to start. The background: Each episode begins with a flashback of main character Shawn Spencer‘s life. That flashback somehow connects to the present-day plot. Just watch the first two minutes of the most recent episode, “The Devil is in the Details… [Read More...]

Bill Donohue vs. Penn & Teller

In case you missed it, the seventh season finale of Penn & Teller: Bullshit! aired a few days ago. The topic: The Vatican. Reasonable Catholics are speaking out against this… and by Catholics, I mean only Bill Donohue. And by reasonable, I mean batshit crazy. “This was the most Nazi-like assault,” Donohue said. “The most [Read More...]

Chris Brown’s Mother: “It’s About God”

Chris Brown is the entertainer who assaulted and threatened singer Rihanna several months ago. A couple days ago, his sentencing came down: five years of probation, a year of domestic violence counseling, six months of community service, and a restraining order. What does Brown’s mother have to say about all this? I just want to [Read More...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Religion

The latest issue of The Humanist (Sep/Oct 2009) includes an interview with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. I’m pretty sure it’s impossible for him to say anything that isn’t interesting, but a couple things he said stood out: The Humanist: Do you consider yourself a humanist? Tyson: I’ve never identified with any movement. I just am [Read More...]

Simpsonized Skeptics

Crispian Jago has already made skeptically themed cards, but he has trumped himself this time around. Now, he brings us Simpsonized Skeptics: You now have a goal in life: To get drawn by Crispian. [Read more...]