How “Letting Go of God” is Truly a One-Woman Show

Julia Sweeney explains why the label “one-woman show” is a perfect way to describe Letting Go of God. Unlike her previous projects which had corporate backers and some creative input from other people, her show about atheism is hers all the way — right down to shipping the CDs and DVDs to Amazon warehouses. I [Read More...]

The Community Holiday Party

A lot of you must have seen Thursday night’s episode of Community on NBC because I got several messages about it. The full episode isn’t available on Hulu yet, but this trailer gives you an idea of what to expect (sorry, non-Americans!): And elsewhere in the episode…: Shirley: You think religion is stupid. Jeff: No, [Read More...]

Letting Go of God Airs on Showtime

Julia Sweeney‘s fantastic one-woman show Letting Go of God had its Showtime premiere earlier a few nights ago and will be airing on the premium channel several times over the next month! Specifically: Showtime’s deal gives them dibs on the movie for a year. If the ratings are good and the audience likes what they [Read More...]

Collision Screening with Me in Chicago Tonight

Tonight, I’ll be appearing in a panel discussion about the movie Collision which documents a series of debates on the topic: Is Christianity Good for the World? It features Christopher Hitchens, author of God is Not Great, and evangelical theologian Doug Wilson. The event is being sponsored by me and The Painted Door, a Chicago [Read More...]

The Gap Hates Christmas, Say Christians with Tunnel Vision

I mentioned a week ago that Liberty Counsel (a Christian group) put out their annual list of “Naughty & Nice” places to shop. “Naughty” were places that said things like “Happy Holidays.” “Nice” were placed that prominently displayed “Christmas” at the expense of everything else. The Gap is mentioned among the “Naughty” places. Gap – [Read More...]