Despacito Chicken Version (Mr Chicken)

The song called Despacito was incredibly popular this year. It’s really catchy but it was easy to get burned out on it too. If you haven’t seen the rubber chicken version of Despacito, OMG, enjoy the next minute of laugh-out-loud funniness.    

I Hate Scammers and their Scams

I hate scammers and their scams. While this is not a topic I’ve posted about before, I want to shine some light and expose a recent scam that almost caught someone dear to me. The scammer’s info wasn’t readily searchable on Google either, so I’m making it available. The name and email address referenced was…

Roy Moore, the GOP and Pedophilia

You’ve probably heard about the allegations against Roy Moore, the Republican nominee in Alabama for a U.S. Senate seat. If not, you can catch up via the recent Washington Post article. The following page includes some of the most interesting tweets I’ve seen on the topic.   NB: Anthony Weiner is in prison right now…

Two Compelling Abortion Related Arguments

I’ve never posted on the topic of abortion before. When I was a Christian fundamentalist, I was naturally “pro life” (or better described as anti-abortion). Before I completely left the faith, my views on abortion began to change as I gained more knowledge of medical science. Recently, the Friendly Atheist brought attention to Patrick S. Tomlinson’s…

Nosebleeds Mean You’re Possessed!

I often read posts on reddit and one recent post was so damn crazy (but believable), I just had to share. I was in my church sitting in the back, playing some games with my friend. My parents force me; I’m a junior in high school. Regardless, the pastor was talking about the devil convincing people…

How I Avoided the Ministry and Broke the Spell of Religion

This was originally posted to Rational Doubt two years ago. I recently had the opportunity to listen as Dr. Andy Thompson interviewed Linda LaScola at Washcon 2015 in Lynchburg, VA. Andy asked Linda about memorable interviews and stories from her book, “Caught in the Pulpit: Leaving Belief Behind“. Earlier this year, I purchased the book and found it an…

Think You’ve Had a Tough Year?

Sometimes, life really throws you under the bus. Things have gotten even harder for many under the current political and economic climate in the U.S. But sometimes, a judge can show real compassion. Get the Kleenex out for this one. (Note: there’s no audio but it’s captioned).

Simple Definition for Christianity and Islam

I thought the following pair of definitions for two of the most prominent religions in the world, did a good job of putting each belief into proper perspective. I tweaked both slightly both otherwise, I take no credit for them. Christianity The belief that a cosmic Jewish zombie, who existed before photography or video cameras,…

Strawberry Chiffon Pie Recipe

Here’s a light and fluffy strawberry pie recipe. This dessert will get you two thumbs up from your family and guests. Ingredients: 1/4 C hot water 1 3 oz package strawberry gelatin (I used Jello) 2 6 oz Containers of strawberry yogurt (I used Yoplait) 8 oz container Cool Whip 1 Graham Cracker Pie Crust…