My Upcoming Speaking Tour

One perk of being a teacher: I get a week off for spring break! I’m spending the week going to schools in Indiana and California to talk about the book and atheism! If you can make it to an event, that would be fantastic. I’ll even do a push up for you. (If you might [Read More…]

High School Student Faces Challenges in Starting an Atheist Group

This hits kinda close to home. A student at Johnsburg High School in northwestern McHenry County, IL wants to start an atheist group at her school, but she’s facing a few challenges. Here’s what reporter Diana Sroka writes: Savannah Lanz doesn’t believe in God, follow religion, or look to any higher powers, and she’s hoping [Read More…]

My Birthday Wish

It’s my birthday (yay!) and with all the Speech Team stuff going on, I haven’t had time to plan any sort of celebration. That, and it’s not really a big deal to turn 26. (It was much cooler last year when I turned 25 on the 25th.) Just for your amusement, though, here’s me sometime [Read More…]

Atheist, Humanist & Secular Student Societies Gets Press in London

The Secular Student Alliance is a group I’ve worked with for years. We help create, maintain, and support atheist student groups across the country. Every now and then we get requests from student groups in other countries who would like our help. We do what we can, but it’s tough to give them the support [Read More…]

Joss Whedon to Receive Cultural Humanism Award from Harvard

Salman Rushdie won the first “Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism” from Harvard University. Lead singer of Bad Religion Greg Graffin won the second one last year. This year, the award will be given to Joss Whedon, creator of Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. … The ceremony will take place on Friday April [Read More…]


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