Was Boobquake Feminist Enough?

The upsides to Jen McCreight‘s Boobquake event: Massive amounts of unintended publicity and the opportunity to ridicule an Iranian cleric who clearly deserved it. The downside: A lot of people said Jen’s idea was a bad one in the name of feminism. (A day for women to make their opposition to the foolish cleric known, [Read More...]


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Buy One of Ray Comfort’s Vests… for an Atheist Charity

Lately, bananaman Ray Comfort has been reaching out to atheists in his own unique way — he’s been giving out $100 food vouchers and giving away handmade vests. As it turns out, reader Amy “won” one of the vests. She does appreciate the gesture, but she thinks she can do something even better with the [Read More...]


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Dartmouth Group for Atheists Is Sorely Needed, Says Catholic Columnist

I’ve been involved with and heard about interfaith dialogues at colleges, where representatives of various faiths talk about their beliefs. It’s nice, everyone is friendly, but you don’t really get anything out of it. Brendan Woods, a student at Dartmouth, isn’t a fan of that approach: I’ve noticed the same phenomenon at the various “interfaith” [Read More...]


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Watch James Van Praagh Make Shit Up

The skeptics among us know that James Van Praagh is a con and a fraud. He’s one of those people who can “talk to dead people” who have “crossed over.” Just like John Edward. It’s hard to convince believers that it’s all a game of cold reading, though, when their TV shows are edited down [Read More...]


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Don’t Like Church? Then Win This Prize.

The deadline for this contest is Friday night, but it might be of interest to some of you. All you have to do is create a video explaining what you don’t like about church. You could win $500. Considering the winner is decided by public vote, I think a Pharyngulation could be in order. Oh… [Read More...]


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