Book Review: The End of Country

  As rumor has it, Seamus McGraw’s rough draft of The End of Country ignited a bidding war among New York’s leading publishing houses. It doesn’t take more than the first few pages and an... Read More

Sex, Mom & God How the Bible’s Strange Take on Sex Led to Crazy Politics—and How I Learned to Love Women (and Jesus) Anyway

Frank Schaeffer is an apostate, and apostates can be a lot of fun. Individuals who are raised in a restrictive religious environment and later decide to reject it usually have interesting tales to tell. Schaeffer... Read More

The Humanist Interview with Andrea Steele Founder and Executive Director of the Freethought Film Festival Foundation

The first annual International Freethought Film Festival was held Friday, May 13, through Sunday, May 15, 2011, at the historic Tampa Theatre in sunny Tampa, Florida. The event was the brainchild of writer Andrea Steele,... Read More

Real to Reel Ten Classics in Humanist Cinema

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA—Cameras were flashing February 18, 2011, as men and women in elegant tuxedos and beautiful gowns rose to accept their awards for last year’s crop of films. No, it wasn’t the Academy Awards.... Read More

Film Review: X-Men First Class

X-Men: First Class addresses the question that has troubled humanity for decades: what if the tensest confrontation of the Cold War era was in fact a proxy battle between mutants? Maybe not, but this fifth... Read More

Hip Hop’s Homophobia

To those outside the hip hop fan base, the name Lil’ B may not ring any bells. But when the Berkley-based rapper announced the name of his newest album to a crowd at Coachella last... Read More