It’s April 2! Which means that it’s officially not April Fools’ Day anymore! Honestly, I don’t like April 1 because I’m too easily pranked. (It took me a second to realize that “Rotisserie Chicken” movie on Netflix was a prank.) Did you get through the day unscathed?
- Why Garamond Won’t Save The Government $467 Million A Year – “A 14-year-old’s plan to save the U.S. Government almost half a billion a year is too good to be true. Font Nerdery ahoy!” From Sarah.
- Creationist lawmaker wants to give god credit for a fossil – “This seemingly innocuous piece of legislation — originally proposed at the behest of eight-year-old girl — has hit a bit of a speed bump in the form of an amendment from Republican Senator Kevin Bryant. The amendment, which would add two lines from Genesis to the bill, was originally ruled out of order. The language has now been changed to claim that the mammoth was ‘created on the sixth day along with the beasts of the field.’ ” SERIOUSLY.
- Meet the Anti-Vaccination Pediatrician Catering to California’s Rich, New Age-y Parents – I wish the whole “delayed vaccination” thing wasn’t being validated by an actual doctor, but I guess at least the kids are being vaccinated eventually. My standards are low, I guess.
- Hobby Lobby retirement plan invests heavily in contraception manufacturers – I’m sure once the Good Christians making money from this find out, they’ll immediately pull out their investments! Orrr maybe they’ll just continue to make money and fight women’s access to reliable contraception.
- Can A Television Network Be A Church? The IRS Says Yes – NPR investigates the shady dealings behind the Daystar network.
- Books – Episode 4 // The Drowning Child – A funny and short sketch about an interesting thought problem. Thanks for sending it in, Steve!