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Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 20 2012

New Career Paths for Atheists

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Funny cartoon on Friendly Atheist, starring Greta Christina, Minister, Focus on the Family. The rest of the cartoon is equally funny. Wait ’til you see what Matt Dillahunty and PZ Myers are up to! Oh, and if you don’t get the joke: Here’s some context.

May 18 2012

Fashion Friday: Fine-Mesh and Flesh-Tone Fishnets

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Let’s say you’re putting together a somewhat dressy look, with a skirt or a dress, and dressy shoes that aren’t boots. Let’s say you want something covering your legs: either for the dressiness, or for a little bit of warmth. Let’s say that patterned black stockings, as awesome as they are, would be a bit …

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May 17 2012

Why Should Religion Get A Free Ride?

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This piece was originally published on AlterNet. Why should religion, alone among all other kinds of ideas, be free from attempts to persuade people out of it? We try to persuade people out of ideas all the time. We try to persuade people that their ideas about science, politics, philosophy, art, medicine, and more, are …

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May 16 2012

Greta Interviewed by Chris Mooney on “Point of Inquiry” Podcast

And more fun for podcast fans! I did an interview yesterday with Chris Mooney on the Center for Inquiry’s “Point of Inquiry” podcast, talking about my new book, Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless. It’s a really interesting conversation, I think. We disagree about a lot of things, …

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May 15 2012

“Why Are You Atheists So Angry?” Ordering Info

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Where can you buy my book, Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless? Here is the most current ordering info for my book, Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless — in ebook, print, and audiobook editions. Ebook editions: The Kindle edition is …

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May 14 2012

Greta’s Podcast Interview with The Angry Atheist

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UPDATE: There was a temporary problem accessing this interview, due to traffic overloading the site. It’s been fixed now, and the interview is available once again.Hey, all you podcast fans! I’ve just done a podcast interview on The Angry Atheist podcast show. We talk about marriage, anger, atheists, attitude, my book (Why Are You Atheists …

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May 13 2012

Edwina Rogers

Can a Republican be an atheist? Of course. Can a long-time operative in the Republican party be an effective executive director of a national atheist/ secularist organization? That’s a different question. And can a long-time operative in the Republican party be an effective executive director of a national atheist/ secularist organization… when they respond to …

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May 11 2012

Why Atheists Have Become a Kick-Ass Movement You Want on Your Side

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Atheists are becoming a force to be reckoned with. They are a powerful ally when inspired to take action — and a powerful opponent when they’re treated like dirt. Why would any organization or social change movement want to ally itself with a community that’s energetic, excited about activism, highly motivated, increasingly visible, good at …

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May 11 2012

Interview with Greta Christina and Teresa McBain on Minnesota Public Radio

I did an interview yesterday on Minnesota Public Radio with Teresa McBain, the former minister who came out as an atheist at the recent American Atheists convention (the one that NPR did the story on). The interview is now available on the Internet, and you can listen to it and everything! We talk about coming …

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May 10 2012

Greta Reading at “Perverts Put Out,” Sat. 5/12

Hi, all! I’m going to be reading in San Francisco this Saturday, as one of the readers in the legendary Perverts Put Out reading/ performance series of San Francisco Bay Area sex writers and performers. Perverts Put Out!, San Francisco’s long-running pansexual performance series, has featured stellar line-ups of truly twisted, mega-talented artistes — even …

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