Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 27: Adam Carolla (1964)

It was on this date, May 27, 1964, that American radio personality, television host, comedian, and actor Adam Carolla was born. Host of the talk show/podcast “The Adam Carolla Show,” and “Loveline” prior to that, Carolla was a protégé of

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May 27: Paul Bettany (1971)

It was on his date, May 27, 1971, that English actor Paul Bettany was born. He first came to the attention of American audiences when he appeared in Brian Helgeland’s 2001 film A Knight’s Tale. His later films include A

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Sex, Drugs and … Coffee?

It’s funny, but the second cup doesn’t come close to the taste and touch of the first splash of that hot, black liquid against the soft palate in my fasting mouth, first thing in the morning. I keep trying to recreate the sensation.

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This Week in Freethought History (May 19-25)

Read about Anne Boleyn and Adultery, politically divergent son Ron Reagan, Alexander Pope, Richard Wagner, non-divine Dante, God’s servant Samuel F.B. Morse, Sir Ian McKellen, and more …

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Christians at the Door!

I had a feeling they were going to try to sell me something. The blonde woman started her pitch by musing on all the bad things happening in the world today. She wanted me to know that there is a way to deal with all the noise and confusion of life.

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May 20: Ron Reagan Jr. (1958)

It was on this date, May 20, 1958, that talk radio host, political analyst and son of 40th President Ronald Reagan, Ron Reagan Jr. was born. Born in Los Angeles to his father’s second wife, Nancy Reagan née Davis, and

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This Week in Freethought History (May 12-18)

Read about George Carlin, Pope Gregory and calendar reform, creating Israel, churches vs. workers, Lady Mary’s skeptical letters from Turkey, journalist Studs Terkel, getting scared sacred with “Godspell,” Bertrand Russell, and more …

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John Mill