Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dawkins at the Reason Rally

If you (like me) were not able to attend Saturday’s Reason Rally, here’s one of the highlights: Professor Richard Dawkins.

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Podcast #148 – Live at the Reason Rally

David Driscoll reports live from the Reason Rally on the National Mall. Listen to this episode here. Also: Giveaway! Richard Dawkins will be speaking in metro Atlanta on Tuesday, March 27th. “An Evening with Richard Dawkins” is sold out, but we have … Continue reading

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Reason Rally tomorrow

Ok, kids, this is it!  The much-anticipated Reason Rally on the National Mall is tomorrow, Saturday, March 24th.  It’s totally free, and all the details can be found at ReasonRally.com.  Top names include Richard Dawkins, PZ Myers and Tim Minchin! … Continue reading

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The (Audio) Book of Mormon

If you, like me, have been curious about the Mormon beliefs in general (and the Book of Mormon specifically), you probably have also dreaded the idea of sitting down with a dry and boring book written in pseudo-King-James English. For … Continue reading

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Pitagora Suichi!

The last time we visited our favorite sushi joint (Circle Sushi in Sandy Springs, GA, in case you’re wondering), they were playing a DVD on the hi-def TV that included a seemingly endless sequence of clever Rube Goldberg-like machines, whose … Continue reading

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Podcast #147 – Sex and God

We interview Dr. Darrel Ray, author of Sex and God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality (paperback orKindle). Dr. Ray is also the author of The God Virus and founder of the group Recovering from Religion. For more visit TheGodVirus.net, IPCPress.com, or RecoveringfromReligion.com. Also: A recent poll shows … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins in Atlanta

Good news! Richard Dawkins will be in metro Atlanta; specifically, at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center, Tuesday, March 27th, 7pm, talking about and signing his new book The Magic of Reality.  Also speaking will be Sean Faircloth, Director of Strategy … Continue reading

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Podcast #146 – Gag Reflex Edition

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says the concept of separation of church and state makes him want to “throw up.” Fellow Catholic JFK would have disagreed. And speaking of wanting to throw up, conservative radio blowhard Rush Limbaugh issues a … Continue reading

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