On Black Sitcom, Atheist Character is Undateable

There’s a show called “Belle’s” on TV One, a network geared toward African-American viewers. (We can add both of those to the List of Things I Learned Existed About Four Seconds Ago.)

On the most recent episode, Jil Cooper introduced her boyfriend Jack to her family. (Get it? Jack and Jil!) Just one problem: Jack is an atheist — something even Jil didn’t know about — and father Big Bill Cooper can’t deal with it. [Read more...]

When It Comes to the Oscars, God is Less Important Than Harvey Weinstein

How often do Academy Award winners thank God?

Not nearly as often as I suspected. Rebecca Rolfe, a grad student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, put together a database of the speeches given by every major Oscar winner and you can now search through her results. [Read more...]

Harlem Shake: Jesus Edition

… and it was amusing while it lasted: [Read more...]

Atheist Rapper Ensomniak’s Latest Song: ‘Reason’

Atheist rapper Ensomniak is back with his latest song! (It comes on the heels of his previous two, “He’s Coming Back” and “Morality.”)

The song is called “Reason” and it’s full of awesome: [Read more...]

Conservative Christians Overreact to Saturday Night Live’s ‘Djesus Uncrossed’ Sketch

Over the weekend, Saturday Night Live aired a trailer for a movie called “Djesus Uncrossed”:

If you’re like most people, your reaction was, “That was amusing. I didn’t know SNL still did funny things… or was still on the air.”

But let’s be honest about the skit: It was mocking Quentin Tarantino and his love of rewriting history and adding a lot of blood to the mix. It wasn’t actually making fun of the Bible… [Read more...]


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