Archive for August, 2006

Why It Matters

Saturday, August 19th, 2006

In case you wonder why I bother to write this blog, or in case you wonder why there are so many freethinkers on the internet with websites dedicated to combatting the fundie threat, then run, don’t walk, RUN! over to God is for Suckers! and read the article called I Told You So. Raindogzilla reports [...]

Fundies Dance on JonBenet Ramsey’s Grave

Friday, August 18th, 2006

I try to minimize the amount of ink (pixels?) I give to the sensationalistic stories that the media blows out of proportion to their true significance. I don’t like to add to the noise that obscures the important stories, so hopefully this will be the only post I ever make on the JonBenet Ramsey case. [...]

Merry Mithrasmas!

Sunday, August 13th, 2006

Naomi, over at Rage against the Pretty Hate Machine, has an enlightening article on the origins of Christianity. She starts with: Thus I have heard that the Cult of Jesus began in Palestine, but wherever or however it started isn’t as important as what happened to it when it came to Rome where it met, [...]

The Watcher Watches Movie Reviews

Sunday, August 13th, 2006

The Watcher, over at Fundie Watch, enjoys reading movie reviews written by fundies. They always display a warped view of reality. Their latest assault on common sense comes from a fundie review of the current Will Ferrell comedy, Talledega Nights. The Watcher has a few choice words for the reviewer: Yeah, you’re right [...]. It [...]

BoF Toon

Saturday, August 12th, 2006

Free Pictures for Your Website!

Saturday, August 12th, 2006

I make the occasional funny picture for this website (and sometimes for other sites). I have decided to collect them all in one place and make them available to other websites for free use. Why am I doing this? Because all of these images cleverly have the Bay of Fundie URL on them! Oh, I’m [...]

Freedom From Religion Convention

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is holding its annual convention in San Francisco this year, on the weekend of October 6–8, 2006. It promises to be an enthralling event for all. Among the guests will be everybody’s favorite atheist, Julia Sweeny. She’ll be performing one of her monologs, “Letting Go of God”. I haven’t seen [...]

Santorum Opposes Religious Extremism!

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

In a stunning development, embattled Christian extremist and foe of the Establishment Clause, Senator Rick Santorum has come out publicly against religious extremism! What’s this? Has he managed to jump-start his brain so that more than the usual two neurons are firing? (“Yup! Old Rick is firing on all eight brain cells today!”) Hardly. As [...]