Jerry Johnston Interviews Penn Jillette on Atheism and the Bible

 

A highly recognizable character, Penn Jillette has toured the world in his act Penn & Teller. Author of Every day is an Atheist Holiday! and outspoken proponent of atheism, Jillette entertained the thousands of atheists gathered at the 2016 Reason Rally. In my brief interview with Penn Jillette, I asked him his opinion of the Bible. Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Interviews Penn Jillette on Atheism and the Bible”

Jerry Johnston Researches Reason Rally 2016: Bobby Scott Address

At the Reason Rally in June 2016 (the “Woodstock” of atheists), my film crew and I listened to Congressman Bobby Scott, a U.S. representative for Virginia, discuss religious freedoms and share his thoughts on Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Researches Reason Rally 2016: Bobby Scott Address”

Jerry Johnston Interviews Mandisa Thomas on the Efficacy of the American Pulpit

 

Is the pulpit in America meeting the needs of men and women in the 21st century? I spoke with Mandisa Thomas, President of Black Nonbelievers, about the efficacy of the pulpit in the American church. I asked Mandisa if the church has failed to address Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Interviews Mandisa Thomas on the Efficacy of the American Pulpit”

Jerry Johnston Interviews Susan Blackmore on the Legitimacy of Jesus’ Miracles

 

While interviewing prominent atheists at the Atheist Convention in Memphis, my team and I filmed with Dr. Susan Blackmore. Blackmore was brought up as a Christian but in her words, Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Interviews Susan Blackmore on the Legitimacy of Jesus’ Miracles”

Cara Santa Maria Address at Reason Rally 2016

           

 At the June 2016 Reason Rally in Washington D.C., I stood in a crowd of people, many of whom carried signs that read, “This is what an atheist looks like,” “God hates facts,” “Get out of my pants,” and “Smile, there is no Hell.” Continue reading “Cara Santa Maria Address at Reason Rally 2016”

Bill Maher Video Address at Reason Rally 2016

            Our film crew joined me in what was billed as the largest gathering of atheists at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. where Bill Maher, political comedian, cultural icon of the 21st century, and television host of HBO’s “Real Time” that attracts an audience of over six million people, addressed the crowd. He recently used his talents for a documentary entitled “Religulous,” which grossed almost Continue reading “Bill Maher Video Address at Reason Rally 2016”

Jerry Johnston Reflects on Lawrence Krauss’ comments from Reason Rally June 2016

From the main stage of the Reason Rally at our nation’s capitol, I listened to the renowned physicist, advocate for science-based public policy, and author of A Universe from Nothing. Lawrence Krauss asked the crowd to Continue reading “Jerry Johnston Reflects on Lawrence Krauss’ comments from Reason Rally June 2016”