Directed by pioneering gay filmmaker Peter Adair, "Holy Ghost People" (1967) documents a Pentecostal church congregation in Scrabble Creek, West Virginia. Their worship involves handling venomous snakes, speaking in tongues, and faith healing. Amen.
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM)—a fine example of a religion pretending to be a joke (or a joke pretending to be a religion—is wary of religious exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines. However, recognizing that it's important for churches to take a position on this literal life-or-death matter, they are offering religious exemption letters… READ THE REST
I feel sorry for any child that was forced to listen to this eerie audiobook about what happens when people die. I also wonder if the narrator was high on drugs. As gospel music plays in the background, he compares watching someone die to watching a ship slowly disappear into the distance as it fades… READ THE REST
Greg Epstein is the New York Times-bestselling author of Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe. Since 2005, he's served as a Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University — an institute that was founded by Puritans, with the intention of educating the aspiring clergy. The school's original motto was "Truth for Christ and… READ THE REST
If you're like most of the world, you leave cryptocurrency to the cryptocrazies. But you're not, and that's a good thing. Because, while some of us are totally fine with sitting around waiting to make old-fashioned salaries, you've got emotional and financial stock in NFTs and crypto and are ready to watch it pay off.… READ THE REST
We know your job may be pretty rough and has very little room for any artistic license, and that's something you miss about having free time. College was a great place to get in some creative writing classes and put the strange world into words, but those days are long gone and the novel you… READ THE REST
Jigsaw puzzles have been around forever and serve us in a variety of ways. From providing us a unique form of artistic entertainment to helping us keep our minds sharp, they serve as a multi-function intellectual and artistic tool. There never seems to be an end to their allure as we can tear them down… READ THE REST