Back in April, Netflix added a stand-up comedy special by India-based comic Vir Das titled Abroad Understanding. It’s a combination of two routines, one shot in Dehli in front of a big audience, and one shot in New York at a small club.
In her latest book, The Memory Code, science writer Dr. Lynne Kelly details her thesis that the primary purpose of monuments ranging from the statues on Easter Island to Neolithic Stonehenge was not as tributes to the gods but rather as extremely effective memory technologies used by oral cultures to encode many hundreds of … Continue reading
I stumbled across this fascinating, short video by Shachi Kurl, talking about the government and polling.
The Catholic Church is a hive of hypocrisy. And the sky is blue.
The Religion and Diversity Project is a government-funded research initiative studying religious diversity in Canada. They’re putting out a request for Canadian public school educators and parents of children in public elementary or secondary school to fill out a research survey about what they think students should learn about religion, … Continue reading
Unholy, the new play by atheist playwright Diane Flacks, opened at the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre on Sunday, and runs until the 29th.