Atheism and Agnosticism

  • Calendar

    December 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Christian Home-Schoolers on Alert for Atheist Protest at Convention

    Hair Balls is licking our lips over an atheist group's planned protest of a Christian homeschoolers' convention in The Woodlands later this summer -- few things are more awesome than watching two groups of insufferably sanctimonious windbags duke it out in a heavyweight Battle of the Blowhards. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    (Updated) Jesus FTW: God-Lovin' Kountze Cheerleaders Trounce Heathens in Court Battle

    Updated with statements from Governor Rick Perry and the Freedom From Religion Foundation. In a high-profile battle based on small-town football, the cheerleaders in the little East Texas burg of Kuntze have won a court battle to praise Jesus during football games. The Kountze case drew national a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Rice Student's National Efforts Earn Scathing Rebuttal From Head of Creationist Museum

    It's easy to see that Zack Kopplin, a 19-year-old student at Rice University, has fast become one of the leading faces of the anti-creationist movement. He's appeared on numerous national interviews, sharing his opposition to publicly funding creationist academies. He has latched onto outspoken evol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Don McLeroy, Chief Creationist, On Your Television and in Your Textbooks

    Don McLeroy hasn't changed. The man - the creationist - is as personable and principled as he was during the taping of The Revisionaries, a truncated version of which will appear on Houston PBS this evening at 10 p.m. He's 66 years old. He's still assured of Genesis's inerrancy. He's not going to sh ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2012

    Atheism Rising

    Those folks across Texas who don't believe in God are getting organized and going public.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Atheists in Texas: Who Knew? And on the Increase, Too

    Texas has a long history of atheism, although most of its followers like Madalyn Murray O'Hair who moved to Austin in the mid-1960s and founded the American Atheists, were few in number and didn't have a whole lot of power. But lately there's been an increase in the number of Texans who've decided ... More >>

  • Film

    July 26, 2012

    Red Lights

    Rodrigo Cortés's thriller Red Lights doesn't inspire faith.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Atheist Woodstock: "Free Thinkers" Respond to Rick Perry's Prayerapalooza

    The Response happened. Now, some "atheist superstars" are responding to The Response. This weekend, the Texas Freethought Convention/Atheist Alliance National Meeting will go off for its "From Grassroots to Global Impact" event. The weekend-long shindig will feature left-of-field speakers such as ... More >>

  • News

    August 4, 2011

    Polarizing Playhouse

    Readers react to River Oaks splurge.

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Some Holiday Help For The Godless, On I-45

    Photo by Chris VogelBillboard along FM 1960​Houston can be a lonely place for an infidel, what with all the mega-churches and deep-rooted southern Sunday tradition. Even more so at Christmas, when it all gets ramped up a notch with as many commercial reminders of Jesus' (alleged) birthday at the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    East Texas Teacher Claims Witch-Hunt Because He's Atheist, Pro-Obama

    Brookeland is a town of about 1,800, just north of Jasper. So it's small enough that when a teacher claims to have been railroaded out of a job because he's an atheist and an Obama-supporter, it doesn't take long for the rumors, trash-talk, wild accusations, and just plain weirdness to fly. Richard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2006

    My Kid Is a Ten-Year-Old Curmudgeon

    Courtesy of The Family Lomax Really, does this look like the face of a tough-as-nails critic? And now, HouStoned presents our newest critic named Lomax, and it ain't John Nova. Be sure to send him some love in the Comments section. I've heard it said and read on various message boards that I a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2001

    The Un-Church

    Finally, a church for non-believers

  • News

    July 13, 2000
  • News

    June 15, 2000

    God Only Knows

    Dismembered bodies. Gold booty and an ex-con's grudge. A trial rips into the mysteries of the disappearance of atheist icon Madalyn Murray O'Hair.