Top 5 Christmas Songs By Atheists

Not all Christmas music sucks. Here are some of my favorite Christmas songs written by or performed by atheists. What are your favorites?In no particular order:The Vandals - Here I am's a cover an old hymn. This is the only song that they let the bass player sing on. I like his froggy voice, and that "happy birthday" breakdown is hilarious. It's off their Christmas album, Oi to the World.Eels - Everything's Gonna Be Cool This … [Read more...]

Happy Xmas (Iraq War is Over)

President Obama came to Fort Bragg yesterday to announce the news. All of our troops are scheduled to arrive home before Christmas day. This is ahead of the previously planned December 31st 'final out' date.How does a foxhole atheist feel about this? The same as my religious brothers in arms - elated. Nothing could possibly be more appropriate than John Lennon's "Happy Xmas, (War is Over)" Lennon, of course, was an atheist. His music, and … [Read more...]

Legendary Musician and Non-Believer John Lennon Died 30 Years Ago Today

At around 10:50 pm on 8 December 1980, as Lennon and Ono returned to their New York apartment in The Dakota, Mark David Chapman shot Lennon in the back four times at the entrance to the building.  Rushed to Roosevelt Hospital, Lennon was pronounced dead on arrival at 11:07 pm.His impact on music is unfathomable. His murder is one of the greatest injustices of all time, certainly the most tragic moment in music history. Lennon's legend lives on through his timeless songs, and his outspoken activ … [Read more...]

John Lennon: Happy 70th Birthday

You were one of us. You are missed. … [Read more...]