Is Faith Funny? Oh yeah…

Every now and then the Washington Post‘s On Faith column asks a ridiculously easy question… The Book of Mormon, a satirical musical by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, won nine Tony awards [last] Sunday night. Parker and Stone are known as equal-opportunity offenders when it comes to mocking religion, but [Read More…]

Military JesusCakes

American soldiers in Afghanistan were treated to some special cakes around Easter this year. A soldier (wishing to remain anonymous) wrote: I took these from my iPhone back in Easter while deployed in Afghanistan. I couldn’t send them to my email until I got back from the deployment. These cakes were laid out in our [Read More…]

Give a Man Enough Rope and He’ll Eventually Hang Himself

You know those movies in which the Villain is about to win? His plan has worked, the Hero’s incapacitated, and everything is going perfectly, but before he finishes off the Hero for good, he starts talking about his own brilliance? He goes on and on and on about why he did it, he wants you [Read More…]

Are Atheists Right to Complain About ‘Seven In Heaven Way’?

One of the hardest things about being an atheist is standing up for what’s right even when it’s unpopular. And there’s nothing more unpopular than trying to take away an honor reserved for seven firefighters who died on 9/11. The problem is: To honor those firefighters who were assigned to Engine 202 and Ladder 101 [Read More…]

Out of the Closet in Columbus, Ohio

After Madison, Wisconsin; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s “Out of the Closet” billboard campaign is now in Columbus, Ohio. “We atheists and agnostics are your neighbor, your classmate, your colleague, the person who opens the door for you at the grocery store,” says Dan Barker, FFRF co-president. “We’re your [Read More…]