Dan Barker Interview – Prominent People Project

This morning, on the morning of my 39th birthday, I interviewed the ex-evangelical preacher, musician and author Dan Barker. Dan is Co-President of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, co-host of Freethought Radio, and author of the book “Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists“. He was kind enough to give up his time for me to have a conversation with him about the matters of faith,...

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Tim Minchin live review – sort of

Last night after some great pizza and wine, Hayley, her sister and I went to see Tim Minchin perform live at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda. It was great, by all accounts even if the only tickets I could get were in the upper, upper, upper, upper mezzanine, in row AA. I learned that the dress circle is not as glamourous as it sounds. The sound was a little lost by the time it had gone past fifty  rows of heads, and the air conditioning in the...

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Inspired Creations – Part 1

Religion isn’t all bad. Throughout history some wondrous and beautiful works of art, architecture and literature have been inspired by religion, or created in the name of religion. Art trancends words, and throughout history, people used art to convey ideas and meanings to people who may have been illiterate, or to large amounts of people at once. Art can inspire fear, love, melancholy and happiness. Art is the vehicle and result of human...

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I was on Blogtalk Radio with Dawnne Gee

On February 16 I was invited by Dawnne Gee to appear on his web-radio show Unenslaved. It was great fun, but me being a bit shy, my first time on and all, I didn’t really say anything until the 41 minute mark. Don’t worry, the radio show itself is great, informative and opinionated, which is what we like from a radio show. Co-panelists included Kile Jones, Paul Fidalgo, Zachsmind and Ryan Hoffman. Topics ranged from abortion to...

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