Inoffensive Atheist Billboard Challenge: Accepted!

Yesterday, Richard Wade got people thinking about how angry people would get at an atheist group’s billboard even if it were completely inoffensive. Well, Katie Hartman of Skepticon is taking the idea one step further. She wants to put up a cute, inoffensive billboard. All she needs are your donations and suggestions. Here’s a template [Read More…]

Toby Ganger Releases ‘Evolutionary’

Hip-hop singer Toby Ganger just released an EP called “Evolutionary” and the title track sounds pretty awesome: Evolutionary by Toby An excerpt from the lyrics: …the other side interested in scaring the rest of us here with a message of fear so todays questions appear through the lens of yesterday’s perception of fair and the [Read More…]

OSU Kicker Jake Russell Has Roommate Trouble

So, this happened. That’s kicker Jake Russell of the Ohio State Buckeyes. His bio says that he’s a freshman. When I first came to college, I was still extremely religious, having grown up in an almost exclusively Catholic environment. Meeting people with radically different worldviews was a shock. But it takes a special kind of [Read More…]

Indiana Legislative Panel Clears Creation Science Bill

Dennis Kruse, the same Indiana State Senator who wants public school students to recite the Lord’s Prayer at the beginning of every day, is now sponsoring a bill that would promote Creationism in science class… and he’s getting much farther than he should be: The Senate Education Committee voted 8-2 in favor of the bill [Read More…]

Jessica Ahlquist Featured in the New York Times

The New York Times‘ Abby Goodnough has a summary of Jessica Ahlquist‘s lawsuit in Friday’s paper and Jessica comes out of it looking exactly like the hero she is. (Her opponents, not so much.) Atheists don’t always get positive coverage in the media, so it’s an encouraging sign, especially after everything Jessica’s been going through: [Read More…]