Religion

Steamy Scientology Secrets

A zany look at the world of scientology and how it led to Tom Cruise being matched with Katie Holmes--then why it all went to shit.

Superstition Ain’t Bad Till it Fools You

We don't have a four or a thirteen in our building. Elevator buttons, I mean. The elevator panel doesn't have them. And before you yawn and say, "yeah, so what?" think about this for just a second...

Old St. Prick: The Nasty Truth About Santa Claus

You're over Christmas--I know that. It's been at least two solid weeks of Merry Christmas this and Happy Effing Holiday that. If you hear any more carols blaring out of Old Navy or Baby Gap you'll fart candy-cane glitter and…

The Chosen

Travis and Wil and Andy made a movie in 24 hours. And they did real well at their screening, too. Best Writing Best Wardrobe Best Male Actor 2nd place: Audience Award This year the theme for the team was Identity…

The Universe Within

Palaeontologist, evolutionary biologist, and writer Neil Shubin, shows us the lost evolutionary connection between our waterborne ancestors and our later land-dwelling selves.

Romney To Gut FEMA As Hurricane Sandy Approaches

You best not be anywhere close to the east coast in the next few days if you plan to vote in Romney. He'll make sure you pay a private company to find your house after it washes away. That's right.…

Men In Power Defining Rape

Guess what. Ever since we can remember, men have been defining what constitutes rape. Interesting, especially when you think about the fact that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men will be raped before they turn eighteen in…

Compliance

Frank Bruni published a column on this interesting new independent film based on real-life-events. It's not exactly a review, but digs into the film's underlying message. "People routinely buy into outlandish claims that calm particular anxieties, fill given needs or…

Cartoons Know Their Eco Shit!

I'd recommend keeping your eyes closed and your ears open for this one. The cartoon interaction is kind of hilarious, and the voices are robotic, but the message is clear. We're paying for our environmental ignorance in more ways than…

Girls: Why Religious Men Fear You

A razor sharp article reinforcing fear of women's power as the thing that keeps religious men attempting to subvert them. Will stop your breath.

Republicans, Get In My Vagina!

Vaginas are icky and scary, which is why old white men in the government should regulate what goes on in there. Everything else is fair game. After all, corporations may be people, but they certainly don’t have vaginas. Also, look…

Kids: Where Do You Go When You Die?

Credit to Laughing Squid for this hilarious video post about kids finding out the bad news about death. Yep, your foot does hurt when you kick the bucket.

Legalizing Hate in America

A great little rant from Hank Green on the absurdity of regulating gay marriage in politics. I just don’t understand why conservatives keep promoting less government… except when it comes to people’s personal lives. Okay that’s not true… I do…

The Fox Effect

How did a mainstream media outlet destroy and subvert the concept of fair and balanced journalism? Read The Fox Effect to find out. “Featuring transcripts of leaked audio and memos from Fox News reporters and executives, The Fox Effect is…

Pink Ribbons, Inc

Cancer is shitty. We can all probably agree that the faster we can find a cure, the better. It’s great that people are willing to put forth their hard-earned money to support the so-called fight against cancer, but where is…

Egypt: In no mood for compromise

Egypt is holding the first of a series of elections tomorrow to reform a government, but are these elections little more than the status quo disguised as democracy? One thing’s for sure. The people of Egypt are not going to…