Bo Burnham: a song from god’s perspective.

This is glorious. [Read more...]

Open letter to the defenders of Phil Robertson.

Phil Robertson defenders, which include your standard list of deeply Republican people who purport to stand for decency even while insisting gays and atheists are a threat to the well-being of the world (Huckabee, Jindal, Palin, etc.), piss me off to no end.  It’s not that I give a good god damn about the opinions [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: corgi and baby.

Michaelyn is dead set that one day we shall have a puppy and a baby.  Please make sure she does not see this post, lest she get ideas. I’m down in Arkansas with Michaelyn and my family having the best of times.  :)  Hope the holidays are treating all of you well!  It’ll be short [Read More...]

Judge strikes down Utah’s anti gay marriage law. Mormons become sad pandas.

Booyah! A federal judge struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban Friday in a decision that brings a nationwide shift toward allowing gay marriage to a conservative state where the Mormon church has long been against it. The Salt Lake County clerk’s office started issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Deputy Clerk Dahnelle Burton-Lee said the [Read More...]

American Atheists challenges NY state senator Andrew Lanza to boycott his own district.

Recall the nasty things Lanza said about atheists and the boycott he called for in Times Square on account of a very mild billboard put up by American Atheists?  Initially, AA fired back pretty hard: “In two weeks, a million people are going to descend on Times Square for the 110th anniversary of the ball [Read More...]

Father on Duck Dynasty’s ex-star Phil Robertson’s “freedom of speech.”

So you may have heard that the star of a reality show based around what a down home yokul he is said some very hateful things about gay people.  As a result, he was fired from the show.  Well this has the South up in a tizzy about how persecuted this poor Christian man is.  [Read More...]

The Daily Show interview with Forbes columnist who thinks “food stamps are cruel.”

This guy’s a real shit bag. The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook [Read more...]

Your morning happiness: dog owner found missing shoe.

I’m home safe and sound.  It’ll be short and sweet posts for the next week while I maximize family time.  Anyway, a dog owner on /r/aww couldn’t find their shoe.  Fortunately, they eventually came upon the culprit: [Read more...]

About 1% of pregnant women in the US claim to be virgins.

It turns out that pregnant women claiming to be virgins isn’t that rare even today: Nearly 1 per cent of young women in a U.S. study who have become pregnant claim to have done so as virgins, according to a report in the Christmas edition of Britain’s BMJ medical journal. The authors of “Like a [Read More...]

NY State Senator Andrew Lanza is dying to be persecuted.

You’ve probably heard by now that a state senator out of New York, Andrew Lanza, has griped about the American Atheists Times Square billboard on his official page.  Let’s just hop right in: The controversial activist group unveiled its latest anti-Christmas ad this week in Times Square along with a press release declaring that “Christmas [Read More...]

MUSIC: Mario is a jerk and Mega Man rock opera.

Ok, my brother sent me this video.  Warning now: it would be very hard for this to be less safe for work.  It’s pretty crass, but it made me smile.  I always knew Mario was an asshole. And while we’re on the subject of video game music, here’s an excerpt from the Protomen’s dystopian rock [Read More...]

Study: people who believe astrology prone to poor decision-making.

I know this is going to come as a huge shock, but it turns out that people who believe in astrology tend to make bad decisions. Consumers who read their horoscope daily were found to be more likely to exhibit impulsive or indulgent behaviour when their zodiac was negative, the research suggested. This is because [Read More...]

Jon Stewart on Megyn Kelly’s excuses.

Remember when Megyn Kelly assured everybody that both Santa and Jesus were white?  Well she has now explained herself: the problem is that everybody else is humorless, not that she is racist.  It’s not that she is racist, but that everybody else is just out to get Fox News. Jon Stewart looks back on her [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: nibble nibble.

Yup.  Tastes like dog.   [Read more...]