Best Fundraising Idea EVER

I follow some atheist blogs so I knew a big fundraising campaign was gearing up for the Secular Student Alliance. Mostly it's bloggers who are urging their readers to give, but Crommunist over at Freethought blogs went one better: he's doing Youtube cover video requests in exchange for donations.I found it amusing to watch him do a cover of Josie and the Pussycats, and got a kick out of his rendition of Eye of the Tiger.As I watched the videos I quickly realized this was the best … [Read more...]

Samhain Treat

I'm still laid low by the flu and this $^*%#%@ fever will not break so I can get some relief.However, Celestial Elf has a new machina film up for Samhain. I find these strangely charming. I hope you do too.Oh, and have an awesome Rapture! By reducing the workforce and creating an abundance of food for the winter, the Rapture may be as big an economic and scientific boon as the Black Death turned out to be. … [Read more...]

Catholics and Pagans: When You Shouldn’t Talk To The Media

Having been to Jason Pitzl-Water's talks I'm quite aware that there are times when you shouldn't speak to the media. If you don't have a genuine need, why risk having your words twisted? Even so, I agreed to do an interview that I feel may have been a mistake. I have a great deal of respect and love for Elizabeth Scalia, managing editor of our Catholic portal and famously known as The Anchoress. When she asked me to be on a cable show she is a frequent guest host on, I said "Of course!"Maybe … [Read more...]


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