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...]

Milwaukee’s Mexican Fiesta Festival Will No Longer Offer Discounts to Catholics

Last fall, I posted about an event in Milwaukee called Mexican Fiesta, a celebration that’s taken place for over 30 years and was occurring that weekend on public grounds.

The promoters of the event had said that the cost to enter was $13/person… unless you attend Mass, in which case it was only $5: [Read more...]

No, Mr. Barber: An Open Letter To An Anti-Gay Hate Group Leader

An anti-gay attorney this week penned a letter to LGBT teenagers telling them, among other things, that they are not “gay” — just “flawed.” And his argument fails on every level. [Read more...]

A Pastor Who Is Secretly an Atheist Is Getting a Grant to Help Him Leave the Ministry for Good

Earlier this month, the Stiefel Freethought Foundation made a huge contribution to The Clergy Project to the tune of $100,000. The purpose: To help pastors-turned-atheists leave the ministry for good and learn skills that will help them transition into a secular career:

The first recipient of an “Employment Transition Assistance Grant” has now been announced on the Clergy Project’s website: It’s “Adam,” a closeted atheist and current pastor: [Read more...]


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