Five Reasons You Should Back The Bill Nye Film Kickstarter

If you haven’t heard of the forthcoming documentary about Bill Nye, slickly titled The Bill Nye Film, welcome back to planet Earth. You’re just in time to take part!

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What We Can Learn from Jon Stewart

Last night, Jon Stewart ended his brilliant run at The Daily Show, but not before delivering a short monologue on the importance of calling out bullshit:

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A Christian Parody of “Uptown Funk”

Nothing screams “I love Jesus” more than a cringe-worthy pop song parody. So here’s “Holy Spirit Funk,” a parody of the Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars hit:

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America’s Next Top Model Throws Atheist Contestant Under the Bus

The most shocking news in this post might be that America’s Next Top Model is still on the air. Its 22nd season premiered last night on The CW, and it featured a contestant who describes religion as “the root of all evil.”

That contestant, Stefano Churchill, is a chiseled 24-year-old from Virginia, and he got a lot of screen time in the episode. Unfortunately, he’s not a nice guy, and the show is using his bad behavior to uphold some unpleasant stereotypes about atheists.

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A Film About Uncovering the Catholic Church Pedophilia Scandal

More than a decade ago, the Boston Globe published an exposé involving a pedophile priest and the Catholic Church officials who moved him from parish to parish.

That story — or at least what was going on behind-the-scenes to break that story — forms the basis for the upcoming film Spotlight, which stars Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, and Rachel McAdams. The trailer for the film is now online:

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