Atheist Life Hacks: How To Use Algebra In The Real World


You know when you’re showering and with the lack of distractions, something brilliant suddenly dawns on you? Shower thoughts. There’s a subreddit for those, too. The other day, while perusing r/showerhtoughts, I read this: After 20+ years I am finally using algebra in the real world!!!!! …to help my daughter with her algebra homework. from

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Atheist Kids: A Guide For Religious Parents

Atheist kid

So, your child is heathen… what a conundrum. There are so many different avenues you could take to deal with this. You could kick them out of the house until they recognize that the evidence for god is all around them. You could berate them for falling into Satan’s grasp. You could disown your child because

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How Do Atheists Explain Anything?

Ball of the gaps

In my head right now, I have that insipid line from Rebecca Black’s glossolalia episode, Friday. You know the line. It’s goddamned poetry: “Fun, fun, fun, fun…” I’ve got this line in my head, because nothing is more fun than when theists demand an explanation for the unexplained, or the insufficiently explained phenomena that saturates our

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New Podcast – Indoctrinating Our Kids With Atheism!

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Parenting godless kids

In this episode, Oz and I chat a little bit about promoting critical thought in kids. We also talk about wearing heathen attire in public as well as just how science friendly the Catholic church is. Here is the episode: We record these live on YouTube now, so you can subscribe to our channel to

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6 Activities Atheists Love That Theists Feel Guilty About

female orgasm

If there is one overwhelmingly common theme running through all the emails and stories I get from atheists, it’s the guilt theme. As a lifer atheist, I have zero understanding of the guilt that comes with religion, but it seems to me it’s more crippling than a shot of that crap your neighbour’s distilling in

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Atheist Life Hacks: How To Become A Nazi Sympathizer

punching nazis

I spent yesterday evening listening to Dan Arel on the Lalo Dagach podcast. The topic of discussion was punching nazis, the comically surreal issue that seems to have the skeptic community divided… still. I listened after I noticed Matt Dillahunty had been drawn into the conversation as well as Stephen Knight of the Godless Spellchecker podcast.

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Every Atheist Does NOT Need: The Most Hated Woman In America

The Most Hated Woman in America

Jesus Christ on a John Deere, where do I begin with this torturous monstrosity of a movie? The best way I could describe it with any accuracy, is that it’s gotta feel a little bit like what waterboarding feels like, except you don’t feel like you’re drowning in water, rather, you feel like you’re drowning

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Every Atheist Needs: S-Town

S-Town podcast

Even though I have no fucking time these days to do anything I want, really, I had to check out the S-Town podcast because so many people were yammering on about it like it was the second coming. I have to admit, it kinda was. A couple years ago, Serial kicked the podcast community’s ass

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New Common Heathens Podcast! Is There Discrimination Against Atheists In The UK?

Atheist Podcast - Discrimination

This week, Oz and I had a chat about how many atheists across the pond seem to assert that discrimination against atheists in the UK does not happen. We talk about examples of how this is not correct, and we also answer some of your questions. Here is the new episode: After listening, what are

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10 New Questions For Atheists From A Theology Student

Answers from atheists

Every once in a while, I get a thoughtful email from a religious student asking for help with an assignment. Usually, it’s an assignment for a philosophy class, and requires points of view from various types of people, including atheists. I am always happy to oblige. This time, I got a list of questions from

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