No Justice Scalia
October 5, 2011

A death-row inmate is denied an appeal because his attorneys had switched law firms. A letter the court sent to the inmate’s lawyers’ old firm is returned, and the deadline to file an appeal expires before they can respond.

An Atheist in Church
August 10, 2011

When I got a call from a woman named Lindsey inviting me to appear at the Moment Church during their Sunday evening service, some warning bells went off in my head. She sounded like a nice enough person, but why would they want me, a career atheist, to even be at their church, much less have a voice there?

This ain’t no UU Church, by the way. Moment’s  “what we believe” statement of faith on their website represents what I would call pretty hardcore Christianity – God is the ubiquitous, all-knowing creator of the universe; the bible is inerrant; you get to heaven through Jesus; marriage is between one man and one woman. You get the picture.

Top Ten Rapture Excuses
May 18, 2011

What lame excuse will they use this time? Let’s guess…

What’s next, Moses’ Red Sea Water Park?
December 1, 2010

The creationist theme park will feature a 500 foot-long replica of Noah’s Ark containing live animals…

Power Balance Bracelets a Bust in IIG Test
November 11, 2010

Do Power Balance bracelets perform under testing conditions? The Independent Investigations Group at CFI-L.A. finds out.

An Immodest Proposal for Ground Zero
August 26, 2010

Our record in the Muslim-Christian feud is clean. We are neither Montague nor Capulet.

Matthew 7:1
January 26, 2010

A recent article in the L.A. Times reconfirms that millions of dollars from churches helped pass Proposition 8.

Pat Robertson Is a Nut
January 15, 2010

Pat, having buildings crush and maim thousands and thousands of human beings is never a blessing…

The Relocation of Awe
January 12, 2010

When asked why he attended Catholic Church during his yearly visits to France, Paul Kurtz often said that he likes to see…

To Beanie, Or Not To Beanie?
December 14, 2009

As the Chanukah season approaches, I’m reminded of my regular moments of discomfort when any Jewish holiday approaches.