Temperature versus Snowfall

Saturday, during JT’s beat-people-up-athon, and also looking for an excuse not to rake leaves, I thought it’d be interesting to see if I could investigate this particular question. [Read more...]

Suspect in custody re: Oklahoma ten commandments monument. He doesn’t seem to be an atheist.

Oklahoma police have arrested a suspect (who has confessed) in the destruction of the 10 commandments monument.  The guy who drove the car into the monument, regardless of whether he’s an atheist, should definitely have some mandatory psychological counseling assigned to him: Officials say someone drove their car into monument Thursday night, smashing it to [Read More...]

Catch the FFRF’s Andrew Seidel on Dogma Debate TONIGHT at 7pm EST!

One of my favorite people in the movement is Andrew Seidel at the Freedom From Religion Foundation.  He’s brilliant, hard-working, kind, and extremely personable.  Seriously, if this guy isn’t on your radar, fix that (especially if you run an organization that likes to bring in public speakers).  Need proof?  Here’s a talk he gave at [Read More...]

Dictionary Atheism

I’ve been reading about some frustration regarding what some would call “dictionary atheism”. I am one of those that they might call a dictionary atheist, and I’d like to share my thoughts. [Read more...]

My take on CJ Werleman’s plagiarism situation.

Ok, so a lot of people are seeing the new shit storm in the atheist movement: CJ Werleman seems to have plagiarized parts of some of his works.  His friend and fellow Patheos blogger Dan Arel put out a statement earlier that I’m pretty much on board with: I didn’t comment on Godless Spellcheckers first [Read More...]

Discussion: how do you make it as a writer?

I’m often asked how one can begin to pursue paying gigs as a writer.  I always respond that I’m a horrible person to ask.  I blogged for fun (and for free) for about a decade and just kind of fell into it.  I really don’t advertise myself and just write to have fun and get [Read More...]

I didn’t know the extent to which the police can legally rob you.

Thanks to Jon Oliver and Lowering the Bar for educating me.  Jesus. [Read more...]

Accuracy of the Prophecy of the Writings of the Bible

Fulfilled prophecy is frequently thrown at us as “evidence” that a god exists. Here’s why I find it numbingly uncompelling. [Read more...]

Your Morning Happiness: Zero, Zip, Zilch, Nil, Nix, Naught, 0

Using 1 digit, and making conservative use of only 2 letters of the alphabet, I feel the amount of fucks that were given by the stars of these videos is accurately described. Lest I make the same mistake twice… This last vid requires giving a an immense amount of fucks for someone you l0ve, requires [Read More...]

Your Musical Happiness – Faithless

Just got home from Delrey Beach’s version of Oktoberfest. *burp On the ride home, we were playing an old CD (for you young people, you can find CD, VHS and PORN MAGAZINE in the stone tablet dictionary of ole) of electronic music, which we both love and grew up on. It didnt take long to [Read More...]