Truth: Everyone Believes In At Least One Crazy Thing

In the short time I've lived in Los Angeles, I've met people into energy healing, animal communicating, channeling, psychics, astrology and realigning vibes. Oh, and aura fluffing. I would mock them, but I think everyone believes in some crazy shit. They just don't always admit it as easily as people do in LA. » 10/02/14 4:00pm 10/02/14 4:00pm

Poll Shows That Nobody Thinks Scientology Is a Real Thing and Celebrity…

A new 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll has revealed some interesting truths about Americans and either/or question-posing. An overwhelming majority of respondents haughtily said that Scientology (which, despite its high-profile celebrity devotees, has resonated with less than 100,000 Americans and has been likened to a… » 10/02/12 2:10pm 10/02/12 2:10pm

Female Scientists Patiently Explain That Yes, Evolution is Real

Remember this summer, when Miss America contestants were asked if evolution should be taught in our schools, and everyone except for the pinko commie blue state beauty queens responded as though they were being interviewed for the position of news anchor on Fox & Friends, hemming and hawing as though they'd been… » 11/28/11 4:20pm 11/28/11 4:20pm

How To Talk About Religion Without Starting A Fight

Religion is one of the three things you're not supposed to talk about at the dinner table (along with politics and The Great Pumpkin). And yet it's pretty important to a lot of people. Here's how to discuss God stuff without getting into a shouting match. » 9/22/11 4:15pm 9/22/11 4:15pm

The Years Of Magical Thinking: The Pscychology Of Believing In Santa

New research shows that belief in Santa can actually rise with age, and that three-year-olds believe in St. Nick just slightly less than they believe in the garbage man. But does kids' "magical thinking" have a larger purpose? » 12/22/09 7:00pm 12/22/09 7:00pm