Free Pussy Riot

Three members of the anti-Putin Russian group Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years in prison yesterday on charges of “hooliganism” for this act of defiance: There’s not much to add that hasn’t already been said. But I’ll add to the growing number of voices who are calling it shameful that anyone could be arrested [Read More...]

What’s an Atheist Film Festival Like?

Kimberly Winston attended the Atheist Film Festival in San Francisco last weekend and writes about how this isn’t just some fringe event: While the San Francisco festival is the only explicitly atheist festival in the U.S., it is part of a larger trend. Portland, Ore., hosts a Humanist Film Festival; Tampa, Fla., has an International [Read More...]

TV Show Looking for Atheist Parents… but There’s a Catch

I can’t vouch for this show but the press release was sent my way and it sounds interesting. They’re looking for atheist parents (who presumably raise their kids without god)… who have siblings with kids they’re raising religiously. Basically, they want to document parents who are closely-related but raise their kids in polar opposite ways. [Read More...]

Help an Atheist on a Reality Show

Have you been watching the ABC reality show “The Glass House“? Me neither. But from what I can gather, it’s basically a Big Brother clone. 14 strangers live in a house. Cameras are on at all times. Viewers decide what they wear, eat, etc. Challenges are involved. Viewers vote on who will be kicked out [Read More...]

‘Hug An Atheist’: A Documentary Film That Needs Your Help

Sylvia Broeckx, a Belgian filmmaker living in England, wants to make a documentary about what it’s like to be an atheist in America: Unlike my US friends, I can openly talk about [atheism] without the fear of persecution or the fear of losing my job, my friends or my family. It’s a cause I find [Read More...]


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