C’mon, Cosmo, You Have to Endorse This Candidate! #CosmoVotes

Earlier this month, editors at Cosmopolitan magazine — a publication known mostly for celebrity coverage and long lists of sex tips — announced that they would be making political endorsements this year based on candidates’ stances on issues such as equal pay, abortion rights, and birth control coverage.

James Woods, the progressive atheist Democrat from Arizona’s 5th District, fulfills the criteria. And something tells me he *really* wants this endorsement…



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Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 18: TAM2014: Emcee George Hrab and Psychologist Sheldon Helms

Our latest podcast guests are The Amazing Meeting emcee George Hrab and psychologist Sheldon Helms.

Jessica sat down with them to talk about their reflections on the conference and the importance of communication in the science world.

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Secular Coalition for America Begins Releasing 2014 Midterm Election Report Cards

The Secular Coalition for America is releasing Congressional report cards in advance of the upcoming midterm elections. They’re going alphabetically state-by-state and there are a hell of a lot of Fs floating around:

That’s for Sen. Jeff Sessions, but he’s not the only candidate receive failing grades down the line.

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Jesus Didn’t Walk on Water

Was Jesus really who he said he was? Were his miracles real?

Theologian Matthew O’Neil has written a new book that explores and dissects the divinity of Jesus. It’s called You Say That I Am: Jesus and the Messianic Problem (Dangerous Little Books, 2014):

In the excerpt below, O’Neil talks about the story of Jesus walking on water (Footnotes are omitted):

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Ken Ham is Writing a Tell-All Book About His Debate with Bill Nye

Ken Ham still thinks we’re all talking about his debate with Bill Nye.

Seriously. He thinks we’re all rethinking evolution because of stuff he said.

And he’s finally getting around to writing a tell-all book that will impress nobody.

I can’t believe he didn’t call it I Was There

#MissedOpportunity

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