Archive for July, 2008

I love this video, and if it’s propaganda for Expelled (as many have speculated over a period of many months), it’s no doubt a hundred times better than Expelled could have ever been.

The elite here is comprised of: Richard Dawkins, Eugenie Scott, Daniel Dennett, Charles Darwin, PZ Myers, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens.

My personal favorite character is Sam Harris, I think the grillz are funny. But Dennett is funny in anything like this, because he looks like Santa but most religious would tell you he embodies Satan instead. Also, when he comes out of nowhere and says “YEAH!”, I laughed hard. Of course, that particular “YEAH!” is seemingly taken from the Anthrax song I’m The Man. I could be wrong, though.


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William Dembski is one of the IDiots and one of its most notable, public, etc. proponents. ID is a pseudo-science that claims life is too complex to have arisen at random. That means, apparently, that it must have been designed. Sound like anything you’ve heard of prior to discovering ID? Thought so.

In other words, life couldn’t evolve, so god did it. But thanks to a 1987 court ruling on creation science, any mention of god or creation is completely forbidden, so they had to think of a new way to get creationism into class. So they took a creation science textbook, later known as Of Pandas and People, and put the buzz words “intelligent design” in the place of all mentions of creation, creationism, etc.

In the 2005 Kitzmiller vs. Dover trial, early editions of this textbook were released that show, in the IDeist community’s own words, that creationism is the same as ID. They changed no definitions, just words: creation to intelligent design, creationism to intelligent design, creationists to design proponents.


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What a day!

At 8 PM everything resets and a new day begins on WordPress dot com. But all is most certainly not lost! For instance, there’s a cache forever saved on the WordPress site that records all of the number ones, the number one blog posts, number one blogs, etc. for certain days.

Today, I happen to be number one in one category. On the Blogs of the Day page, you’ll see that I’m in the number one spot.

That’s right. Thanks to one PZ Myers I racked in the top spot on WordPress dot com for yesterday in a mere nine hours. Want to know the final number of hits? Do you? Huh? I received 12,867 unique hits over a nine hour period. For comparison, my four month total (March – July) was only abou 3,500. That means I got over three times my total blogging traffic from four months of work in just nine hours. Quite incredible!

I owe it all, yet again, to my biology friendly hero PZ Myers, who gave me this epic shoutout. You can see his worship of me at this location.

lol. Worship.

Also, at the end of the day I was nudged out of the number two spot in growing blogs to finish in the number three spot. As for overall blogs, I finished in 21st place for the day.

More than being impressed with anything else, I found two things intriguing: the fact that PZ did notice me (he must get plenty of email like mine!) and the fact that he has so much traffic.

Thanks everyone for making this a very special day. I feel like a band that has just had a number one single and a number three album debut on the billboard 200! OK, lame comparison, but it feels good. The best thing is knowing that my hero did notice me ❤

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I have tried for months – MONTHS – to get my publicly pronounced idol, PZ Myers, to, if nothing else, notice that I exist!

I’ve mentioned him in countless blog entries, spammed his blog with my links (OK, so one per post isn’t quite spamming, but it should be enough), defended him in my own awesome ways (not that he needs it, he can certainly handle himself), and show him a tremendous amount of respect regularly.

He’s like in the Ivy League of bloggers, along with fellow scientist Phil Plait, and you’ve got to do something uber cool kick ass as hell to get him to notice you exist. For instance, an associate of mine, one Splendid Elles got his attention with an article on her local museum that creationists had invaded. I, on the other hand, am trying to get a date with the creation museum!

But I’m not about to write up something gigantic with custom pictures for a measly little twenty hits a day. I’m also not going to pay to get in that hack job of a “museum” for nothing. I’m happy with being able to slam the creationists, but that’s not enough for you, Myers, is it?

I’m at the end of my ideas. If I don’t get some attention soon from the number one blogger I know, I’m going to assplode! Or worse! I may even end up visiting the creation museum and doing some gigantic write up on every factual error while at the same time remaining family friendly enough to be able to market to everyone and not just the extreme atheist crowd who don’t mind cursing to hell and back.

Actually, I do plan on making it family friendly to show my family, but yeah.

To sum this up: read the title. Thanks.


Update: My begging paid off. Thanks for the notice, PZ! I feel special now. kthx.


Update 2: I changed the time zone so the comments got a bit screwed up. Sorry. If you comment, look for it near the top instead of at the bottom. Time zone is EDT, so yeah.

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Bill Donohue continues on his anti-science, anti-PZ tirade with this new statement from the Catholic League. Of course, PZ, being awesome as he is, has already noted their response and torn it to shreds, here.

But me being me, I’m not done yet. I can’t simply give this one over to the overly rational and not near insane enough Myers, can I? Of course not!

First they start off with a title like this:


What? One PZ Myers has received threats against his person for a cracker. Do you not get it? There is no hysteria when someone is threatened over a goddamn cracker. Especially when it’s not just their property, but their very being! And over a cracker!

Not only that, you assbackwards motherfuckers are trying to take his job… Over the same goddamn crackers. If that’s fucking hysteria, you have every right to call us hysterical, but it sounds to me like the Catholic League is the hysterical bunch, emphasis on Bill Donohue.

He continues…

Myers went on Houston radio station KPFT last night saying that Bill Donohue has ‘declared a fatwa’ against him. He should know better—I don’t need others to do the fighting for me. I’m quite good at it myself.  But he’d better be careful what he says, because if I get any death threats, it won’t be hard to connect the dots.

Bill Donohue, you douche, if you could do the fighting yourself there would be no need to make a public statement for a group of people… and oh yeah, he’s already gotten death threats. But he’s not yet suing you or the Dumbfuck League!

Myers, who claims expertise in studying zebrafish, has quite a following among the King Kong Theory of Creation gang. Indeed, we’ve been inundated with hate mail from all over the world, and it all stems from those whose alleged god is reason.

King Kong? OH, HAHA, I GET IT! AN EVOLUTION REFERENCE! Donohue, you funny, funny man, you!

There is no god, but reasoning is key in getting people to hate foolish men like you who are truly disgusting, lying, fat pigs. You threaten PZ’s job, people threaten him, then you call us the hysterical bunch despite our concern over someone’s hard earned job and very life. That’s the ultimate in douchebaggery. You win at it, Donohue.

As a result of the hysteria that Myers’ ilk have promoted, at least one public official is taking it seriously. Thomas E. Foley is chairman of Virginia’s First Congressional District Republican Committee, a delegate to the Republican National Convention and one of two Republican at large nominees for Virginia’s Electoral College. His concern is for the safety of Catholics attending this year’s Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, Myers’ backyard. Accordingly, Foley has asked the top GOP brass to provide additional security while in the Twin Cities so that Catholics can worship without fear of violence. Given the vitriol we have experienced for simply exercising our First Amendment right to freedom of speech, we support Foley’s request.

…and the First Amendment right to freedom of speech doesn’t go for PZ Myers and his supposed “ilk”, too? Why not? Is it your god given right as a Catholic to be able to speak but no one else? In fact, why would you ever think we would be capable of being violent? PZ has gotten death threats from your ilk, and you only assume you’ll be getting some from ours, which you undeniably will sooner or later.

We already know that Myers lost one round: the university has removed the link to his blog from his faculty page. He should be prepared to lose a few more rounds. By the way, Myers says he is delighted to have finally garnered my attention. Too bad I can’t say the same—I never heard of the guy until yesterday.

Where were his First Amendment rights when his blog link was removed… for abusing a goddamn cracker?

If anything, this whole debacle highlights the hateful attitude, the hateful ethos, and just how generally hateful religion can be. Bill Donohue and the Catholic League are hypocrites on the top level, the ones who beg for free speech when it’s in their favour but attack the supporters of free speech, sometimes with physical violence, when it’s not in their favour.

You, Bill Donohue, are an assclown and don’t deserve the freedom of speech which you yourself can’t respect enough to give to PZ.

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So Bill Donohue, bumbling idiot, decides to go after my favorite blogger, all-around nice guy (except to religion!), and professor PZ Myers…

…For a cracker. Read up on PZ’s blog here first, then check this link. These guys are fast, PZ posted about this just yesterday. Some kid decides to go to Catholic Mass and steal the Body of Christ. Bill Donohue, moron supreme, goes crazy and says it’s a hate crime.

PZ contends that it is, in fact, a god damn cracker. Then he tells us to steal one of said goddamn crackers and send them to him to see some real sacrilege. This, apparently, starts Bill’s cycle. So now he’s going to bleed for a week, presumably without dying, sadly, and bitch about evil PZ Myers.

Here’s one for you, Donohue: late last year I went to Catholic Mass (despite being openly atheist), stole not one but TWO holy crackers, flushed one down the toilet on Jan. 1st of this year, and now keep the other one in my guitar hero hide-shit-from-people box. I think that one’s going to PZ.

So, PZ, if you find a cracker in your mail suddenly, know that it’s to you from… heh heh… Bill Donohue!

Aside from Bill being on his period and one kid about to lose an education over a cracker, they’re going to directly go for PZ’s job. That’s right. For asking someone to smuggle a cracker out of a Catholic Church, fighting off all of the ninjas, just so PZ can amicably commit some incomprehensible act of blasphemy, the Catholic League for Religious and Civil (wtf?) rights wants to take away PZ’s hard earned job at the Uni where he works.

Let’s take a second to grasp this: over a goddamn cracker.

Michelle Malkin calls us libruls crazy motherfuckers, but we’ve never sent out death threats, other threats, and actually tried to take away a person’s hard earned job or education over a goddamn cracker.

It gets me. Every time. On the plus side, we do have a new inductee!

  1. Kirk Cameron (Lying for Jesus: Kirk Cameron Edition)
  2. Dr. Jason Lisle (Reading Answers in Genesis: Probably easier when high.)
  3. Lee Strobel (Lee Strobel: Ex-Atheist or just ignorant?)
  4. Ray Comfort (Banana: Proof of creationism., Ray Comfort has a blog, Ray Comfort: What the fuck, man?)
  5. Rhonda Storms (Fuck Rhonda Storms)
  6. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (DO SOMETHING IN LOUISIANA! QUICK!, Now the Candle Burns at both Ends)
  7. Rush Limbaugh (Rush Limbaugh)
  8. Bill Donohue

What do I win?

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