Film Review: Star Trek Beyond
Note: This review contains some plot spoilers. This weekend Star Trek Beyond, the third installment of the rebooted Star Trek movie franchise, beamed its way onto the big screens, clinching the top spot for the... Read More
Godless Documentary Exposes Secular Discrimination
Many of us know from personal experience that atheists, humanists, and other nonreligious groups face discrimination in the United States. Coming out as a nonbeliever can result in torn families, lost jobs, alienation, broken marriages,... Read More
Film Review: God’s Not Dead 2
One of the main indicators of bad writing is that the reader has to do a lot of the envisioning but very little of the moralizing. Dickens perhaps didn’t give much effort in his novels to... Read More
Secular Humanism in Films
In her essay, “The Humanist Approach to Film: My Brilliant Career,” author and Eastern Michigan University lecturer Coralie Cederna Johnson writes that “everyone seeing a film for the first time makes a value judgment, even... Read More
God’s Not Dead 2 is Coming Out on April Fools’ Day. Coincidence?
“If we sit by and do nothing, the pressure we’re feeling today will mean persecution tomorrow.” Sounds like something a leader here at the American Humanist Association might say—after all, we’re reminded on our money,... Read More
Is Tina Fey Anti-Humanist?
It’s hard not to feel a little miffed at beloved American comedian Tina Fey when you watch the short interview she gave to Bustle, posted on Friday. While promoting her new film Whiskey Tango Foxtrot... Read More
The Oscars, Anything but a Littlefeather Moment
On March 27, 1973, Marlon Brando refused to accept his Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Don Corleone in The Godfather. He had Native American actress Sacheen Littlefeather attend instead. Declining the... Read More