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Jen flaunts the look

As some of you may know, one of Skepticon‘s yearly fundraisers is the sale of cheesecake calendars — and Jen McCreight is in the new one, tastefully posed. See? You don’t have to take off your clothes to look good. Why, when I showed up for the photo shoot, they were prepared for me, and…

Farewell, Space Shuttle

Less than two hours from now, the space shuttle takes off on its final mission, then…I don’t know what. I guess we’re handing off orbital flights to private contractors, which might represent a positive development, but we’ll have to see. Good luck storming outer space, NASA!

Now Amanda Marcotte speaks out on an issue that greatly engaged the community here over the weekend. How about if you take your arguments over there this time; we’re kinda full up. Also, I just know I’m going to regret this, but this cartoon made me laugh, even though the expression is all wrong —…

I honestly had no idea that David Mamet had turned into a flaming right-wing moron. And now he receives his comeuppance: his latest book is reviewed by Christopher Hitchens.

I have a Twitter account, and there’s nothing special about it except one nuisance: Dennis Markuze/David Mabus spams it constantly, creating dozens of new accounts every day and sending me hundreds of messages every day, typically repetitive stuff on the lines of “You are a NAZI!” and “We’re going to chop your head off!” It’s…

Do we really need another wretched Texas governor in the White House? Rick Perry wants to be our president, and he has the backing of Bryan Fischer. What a combination… Other countries of the world: watch out if this comes to pass. At that point, we’d officially be a pariah nation—your only salvation would be…

A weak volley back

Someone needs to tell Jerry Coyne that I adore calamari. Could he reply in kind if I posted a photo of fricasseed cat? Oh, wait, maybe it should be barbecued. Now we all know who the truly heartless, callous atheist is.

Back in the land of the free

I’ve landed in Chicago. Only about 5 more hours before I’m home. It does make me sad that US Customs and the TSA work so hard to make me feel like a criminal for traveling abroad.

Me+DPR Jones+Lone Frank+AronRa

The first part of the Magic Sandwich Show from Dublin is now available on youtube. You know you want to watch it.