Expelled!

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Expelled! in Iowa

Evolving in Kansas provides a lie-fighting fact revealing review of Expelled!’s showing in Iowa.

Expelled! The Obvious Next Step

Now that Expelled! No Intelligence Allowed, the movie, exists, we wait not so quietly for the other shoe to drop. I’ll tell you in a moment what that other shoe is going to look like and where it is going to drop. First I want to make a couple of topically linked but otherwise discombobulated…

Chris Mooney has made an “appeal to authority” (Randy Olson) in asserting that Expelled is a success by Hollywood standards, and this may be correct. PZ Myers and his comet tail may have increased that success as per Mooney’s Framing TOE, but the reverse is also true: the science blogging share of the blogosphere has…

Chris Mooney, who every day seems to transmogrify more and more into a creationist apologist, makes the case that Expelled! is a box office success. He seems almost giddy about it in his post on the topic. I’m sure Chris will be blaming PZ Myers, me, the rest of us people for part of this.…

Expelled Dishonesty and Darwin

Steve Mirsky does a little Darwin Quote Mining reversal exercise in a recent post called “Never You Mine: Ben Stein’s Selective Quoting of Darwin:” One of the many egregious moments in the new Ben Stein anti-evolution film “Expelled” is the truncation of a quote from Charles Darwin so that it makes him appear to give…

The Seattle Times, which as far as I know is a regular newspaper, has published a guest editorial by Bruce Chapman in their opinion section. Chapman has published a lot of editorials in the Seattle Times, and in sum, they make him look like (I’m just sayin’) he’s on the payroll of both Microsoft and…

Expelled Googled

At this moment (noonish central time, April 16th) if you type “Expelled” into a google search, the results in order are: 1: The expelled movie site. 2: Another page on the expelled movie dite 3: The wikipedia entry for Expelled 4: A blog by PZ Myers at Pharyngula for when he got expelled from Expelled…

Expelled! Reviewed in Time

And the review is very negative. Of Expelled, as well as of PZ Myers and atheists in general. The man made famous by Ferris Bueller, … quickly wades into waters far too deep for him. He makes all the usual mistakes nonscientists make whenever they try to take down evolution, asking, for example, how something…