Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 15 2012

“Why Are You Atheists So Angry?” Now At Amazon!

The print edition of my new book, Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless, is now available at Amazon! I know that many of you have been waiting for this. A lot of people like to do their book shopping at Amazon: they have affiliate programs with them, they …

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Nov 07 2012

Election 2012, and the Victory of Secular Values

A few observations from Tuesday’s election: 1: Same-sex marriage won in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington. In Minnesota, a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage was overturned; in Maine and Maryland and Washington, same-sex marriage has been flat-out approved. This is the first time in United States history that same-sex marriage has been approved by popular …

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Nov 07 2012

Godless Perverts Story Hour, In SF 11/17 — M. Christian and Loren Rhoads Now Added!

M. Christian

I’m co-hosting an event this November at the Center for Sex and Culture, with David Fitzgerald and Chris Hall — the Godless Perverts Story Hour! And we’ve added two more names to the lineup: M. Christian and Loren Rhoads! (Victor Harris, unfortunately, has had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict.) Advance tickets are …

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Nov 06 2012

Decisions Are Made By Those Who Show Up: Why Voting and Calling Congress Isn’t a Waste of Time

empty voting booths

When I first wrote this piece a few years ago, I wrote it specifically to encourage people to call or email their Congresspeople or other elected representatives. But it applies just as well to voting. So I’m recycling it here today. I’m concerned that progressives in the U.S. may not turn out very heavily in …

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Nov 04 2012

Want To Help Me? Help Skepticon!

Skepticon 5 logo

Do you want to help me out? Help Skepticon. They’ve hit a major last-minute roadblock, and they need our help — now. Skepticon is one of the most incredible and inspiring events in the atheist/ skeptical calendar. Organized at a grass-roots level by a student organization, it has become one of the largest and most …

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Nov 01 2012

Good News: Greta’s Cancer Now In Past Tense

Just wanted to let y’all know the good news: I met with my oncologist yesterday, I got the results of the pathology, and it’s all good news. The cancer did turn out to be Stage 1. It wasn’t in my ovaries or my lymph nodes: just straight-up endometrial cancer, limited in scope to my uterus. …

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