Monthly Archives: August 2009
I don’t know how long this video will be up, so watch it sooner rather than later.Â It’s the latest episode of Penn & Teller: Bullshit!, in which they take on the Vatican, holding nothing back: Penn & Teller: Bullshit … Continue reading
Boy, what a soap opera this has turned out to be. Late last week, linguist and conservative pundit John McWhorter recorded a segment for bloggingheads.tv (bhTV) with Michael “Irreducible Complexity” Behe. Â A credulous–even gushing–McWhorter, who is a self-admitted nonbeliever, … Continue reading
Here’s the latest from troubadour extraordinaire Roy Zimmerman.Â You can listen to our podcast interview with Roy here.
For those disappointed that The Knack have bowed out of Charlotte Pop Fest (due to lead singer Doug Feiger’s battle with cancer), you’ll be excited to hear that legendary rock band The Smithereens have been confirmed as the headline act … Continue reading
By now you may have read of the disturbing case of Phillip Garrido, a California man now in custody for the 1991 kidnapping of 11-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard.Â Jaycee’s mother and stepfather have long since assumed she was dead; indeed, … Continue reading
From the Lexington Herald-Leader: “A judge on Wednesday struck down a 2006 state law that required the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security to stress ‘dependence on Almighty God as being vital to the security of the commonwealth.’”Â The lawsuit was … Continue reading
An analysis published by LiveScience shows that the “Health Care Debate Based on Lack of Logic.”Â Should this be a surprise?Â Nearly every political debate is rife with faulty logic: working backwards from conclusions, ad hominems, credulous acceptance of outrageous … Continue reading
It’s the p-p-p-p-power of prayer! Or not. We look at several anecdotes that point toward the efficacy (or inefficacy) of intercessory prayer, including: The tragic cases of two teenage girls (one in TN, one in KY), both of whom suffered … Continue reading
DVR Alert!Â Sam Harris will appear tonight at 10pm on Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO.Â No information on what topics they’ll cover, but it should be good.