Friday, April 05, 2013

Daily Blend: 04/05/13

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Joe Rogan
Joe Rogan
  • PZ Myers voices my exact thoughts concerning Sam Harris vs. Glenn Greenwald on “New Atheism” and Islamophobia.

  • Benevolent sexism in a nutshell: Compliments are nice; applying them to stereotype an entire category of people is less so. (See: “Asians are good at math”, “Blacks are good at sports”, etc.)
    (via Pharyngula)

  • Phil Plait (the Bad Astronomer) isn’t happy with all this anti-vaccination, anti-global warming, anti-Constitution bullshit going around.

  • Today’s proudly bigoted “comedian”: Joe Rogan. [pictured] He’s since continued on Twitter, naturally.

  • And finally: “Give me a napkin quick. There's a turd floating through the air.” “I didn’t do it. It ain’t one of mine.” — actual astronauts aboard Apollo 10.

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.