​God's 12 Biggest Dick Moves in the Old Testament

Before Jesus arrived and his divine father chilled out, the Old Testament God was, ironically, kind of a hellraiser. He was not a nice guy. He really liked killing people. And he may have actually been insane, if his willingness to randomly murder devout worshippers like Moses was any indication. Here are the 12… » 2/14/14 10:22am 2/14/14 10:22am

Listen to Bertrand Russell and F.C. Copleston debate the existence of…

As philosophical debates go, it doesn't get much better than this. On January 28, 1948, British logician Betrand Russel faced off against Jesuit priest F.C. Copleston on BBC radio in a now-famous debate over the existence of god, and the metaphysical and moral implications of a god-governed (or godless) universe.… » 11/15/12 9:40am 11/15/12 9:40am

Do We Really Need Another Hitchhiker's Book?

Let's be honest here: the Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy » 9/17/08 2:43pm 9/17/08 2:43pm was a wonderful radio show, some 30 years ago. It managed to survive the transformation into a couple of decent books and a TV show, more or less intact. Everything since then has been less and less amusing, like a stand-up comic who started off funny but…