An Excellent 10-Minute Summary of History Channel’s ‘The Bible’

They need to play this in churches… [Read more...]

Richard Dawkins Will Appear on ‘The Simpsons’ This Sunday

I’m sure someone will jokingly say “South Park Already Did It,” but at least “The Simpsons” are getting the real thing: Richard Dawkins will play himself in this Sunday’s episode “Black-Eyed, Please.”

No word yet on *how* Dawkins will be featured in the episode or how many lines he’ll have, but I think we can all agree on one thing…

Please argue with Ned Flanders.

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The Secret of the Stars

Forget academic papers. You’re not a real scientist these days unless you’ve been autotuned: [Read more...]

They’re Making a TV Show About Journalists at a Christian University

What happens when journalism students attend a Christian college? Both believe the truth will set you free, but both have very different ways of achieving that end.

Jeremiah Lewis and Greg Piper believe those two worlds colliding would make for a fascinating TV show — they’re calling it COPY — and they’re trying to raise money to produce episodes of it: [Read more...]

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...]