Amend: The Fight for America Reminds America of its Promise
“What do you think about when you think of America?” actor Will Smith poses this question at the beginning of his six-part Netflix documentary Amend: The Fight for America (released last month). We hear “This... Read More
How Do We Go On?
Editor’s Note: David Mercer, a celebrant endorsed by the American Humanist Association, recently performed a backyard humanist funeral. Because such gatherings are especially difficult during the pandemic, we thought reading the very moving eulogy he... Read More
Staff Picks: Fear & Candy in a Pandemic
We're in the lead-up to a very spooky night—no, not November 3! We're talking October 31st. Whether you believe in ghosts, goblins, ax murderers, killer pumpkins, or none of the above, Halloween is a time... Read More
Ritual and the Secular Day of the Dead
As more and more people are abandoning their religious upbringing, many still want to celebrate certain cherished cultural traditions. This is why the upcoming Secular Day of the Dead was created as a redesign of... Read More
TV Review: Fine Shades of Humanism in Hulu’s The Great
The story of a young Catherine the Great comes to life with a heavy dose of creative liberty in Tony McNamara’s The Great, a ten-episode series that premiered on Hulu in May. The comedy-drama is... Read More
Valentine’s Day: How Do Humanists Show Their Love?
How do humanists like to celebrate Valentine's Day? Depends who you ask. Read how some AHA staffers mark the holiday. Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that has a definitively conspicuous presence in grocery... Read More
While humanists eschew Jesus as the divine son of God who died on a cross because Eve got smart and people are prone to suck, we can’t deny that Jesus is having a moment on... Read More