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My Restriction Enzymes, Let Me Show You Them

Why, hello you guys, this is my first post. I’m a medical illustrator, and when I tell people this, it usually elicits question that I must answer with one or more of the following statements. No, I don’t draw all the time (though I can). No, it’s not all textbooks, …

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A family’s history

Religion is to cult, as grass is to weeds, it’s all about perception. The unique aspect of Scientology is that it’s founding is only a few generations removed, there are people who can talk of their grand-father’s or great grandfather’s witnessing it’s birth, if they are so inclined.

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MAL’s own Victor at the Reason Rally

Victor, Mad Art Labber Victor, spoke at the Reason Rally last weekend in DC. I am sad to have missed this… because he was incredible. And I'm a little intimidated to talk about how amazing this is because I don't know if my little blogger words can do justice to …

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One Big Bloody Mess

I like to consider myself a refugee from the South. I was once surrounded by a lot of ideas and prejudices that I didn’t like, so I went far far away and sealed myself in a bubble of reason and creativity. I like my bubble. It’s full of artists and …

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Harmonizing Humanism: Quiet Company

On Saturday, I had the great pleasure of interviewing two members of the band I gushed about last week: Quiet Company. I skyped with Taylor Muse and Tommy Blank to talk about the band, Taylor’s path away from religion, their latest album, and what they think about mixing art and …

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Do the Right Thing

A few weeks back, while djing at the open mic, someone got up, and before saying what they came to say, began with “God is good…,” to which the crowd replied “all the time.” Being a good skeptic, I doubted this claim and began doing some research. On their July …

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Say Anything Performed

There have been some articles (via Friendly Atheist) recently about getting more African American’s involved in the Atheist/Secular movement. While I think it’s a noble cause, I also think it’s the last step in one’s deconversion.

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Sita Sings, Nina Rings

Nina Paley has been through a lot for her art. Like her immortal counterpart in the film Nina has weathered an unending array of obstacles, but remains steadfast and true to her calling. Her latest trial by fire comes from a small but dedicated group of Hindus who see Sita …

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