Jesus on the Mayan Calendar, 2012, and (not) living every day as though it were your last

HT Prophets and Pop Stars And in case you’re wondering if Jesus had a sense of humor… [Read more…]

Picking and Choosing

From Calamities of Nature HT Evolving Thoughts [Read more…]

Zombie Intellectuals

HT Marc Cortez (This is for all my zombie-loving friends out there – you know who you are.) [Read more…]

It’s a Biblical Studies Carnival, Jim, But Not As We Know It!

Jim Linville has posted the latest Biblical Studies Carnival, and it is full of humor, Biblical studies, and sci-fi (with a particularly large dose of Terry Pratchett). Click through to read and enjoy it! Thank you, Jim, for a delightful carnival! [Read more…]

Good Morning, 2012!

  The cartoon I originally included didn’t work, so here’s another!   [Read more…]

Happy New Year!

I wish all readers of this blog a happy new year! (Even you Mayans, with your silly calendar!) [Read more…]

Proportional Time for Creationism: A Simple Solution to a Science Education Conflict

Many have called for “equal time” for creationism in science classes, while the vast majority of people oppose such measures. But conflicts over this issue appear time and again, wasting valuable time and resources of lawmakers, courts, schoolboards, and everyone else involved. In a comment on Facebook, Ed Babinski suggested a brilliant solution that both [Read More…]

The War on New Year

Apparently the forces of darkness are mounting an attack, this time on the Christian holiday of New Year’s Day, which commemorates and worshipfully celebrates the anniversary of the day on which a Romanian monk miscalculated the year in which our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was born. In addition to the anticalendricals, it seems that the [Read More…]

Pat Robertson vs. Doctor Who

The key difference is that what the Doctor says is supposed to be funny. HT PZ Myers [Read more…]

Secret Agents Calvin and Hobbes

IO9 shared depictions (created by Coran Stone, also known as Kizer180) of a grown-up Calvin and Hobbes having become action heroes, fighting against a Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin who have turned to evil. Why am I sharing this? Not because it has anything to do with this blog, but just because it is [Read More…]