Not the Intended Use for the VeggieTales Cucumber

The VeggieTales Cookie Cutter from a Christian bookstore looks decent enough: But you might not want to rotate it 90 degrees: As Meg Marco writes at The Consumerist: This is just multitasking. It’s perfect for your kids AND perfect for bachelorette parties. It’s all about the frosting. Ya know? That tomato may also double as [Read More...]

Humanist Chaplain at Rutgers

There was a great profile in the Rutgers FOCUS about Barry Klassel, the Humanist Chaplain at the school. Klassel, who has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Columbia University, and a master’s degree in theater from the University of Pittsburgh, grew up in a Jewish household and gravitated to Humanism in college. “It started with [Read More...]

Sell the Vatican, Feed the World

Sarah Silverman offerer her solution to the hunger crisis on last night’s Real Time with Bill Maher: I would thoroughly enjoy eating my Vatican-bought pizza [Read more...]

H1N1 and the Catholic Church

A couple weeks ago, the News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) published an article about how Catholics are making certain sacrifices in the wake of the H1N1 virus. They’re not taking sips from the same Cup of Jesus’ Blood. They’re not shaking hands to greet each other. Bottles of Purell hand sanitizer now rest upon the [Read More...]

Herb Silverman’s “A Case For Nothing”

This post is by Jesse — I really shouldn’t be on the computer; I should be packing for my trip up to New York for a wedding.  But I wanted to say two things.  Like Hemant and PZ Myers (as well as countless others, no doubt) I read all the comments on my posts.  There [Read More...]