Tag Archives: Pittsburgh

Tomorrow is Drinking Skeptically!


Just a quick reminder that Drinking Skeptically Pittsburgh is tomorrow! I probably can’t make it but I hope you’ll join the folks who’ve RSVP’d on Facebook and Meetup and say hello to our new organizer Bill C. He’s keeping DS … Continue reading

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September's Drinking Skeptically


So this monthly thing we do? The one where we get together for drinks and fun? It’s tomorrow, Friday September 18th, at 7:30, in the usual spot –The Bar on E. Carson. [More details & rsvps at Facebook and Meetup.] … Continue reading

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New Digs for Drinking Skeptically!


We are thrilled to announce a fabulous new change to our favorite monthly social gathering! We’re moving to The Bar at 2132. (That’s E. Carson St. — A Pittsburgh phrase meaning “where the bars live.”) The owner has not only … Continue reading

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Drinking Skeptically, April edition


Orbs, dust, April showers, or have you just been Drinking Skeptically? Come and join us at Claddagh’s Irish Pub, for an evening of drink and merriment. The Facebook invite is here, or you can find us on Meetup. (Or you … Continue reading

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Boo!


Small town attention/thrill seekers form a ghost hunting team, meet a theater professor with a flair for the dramatic and have a sleepover in a university theater. Will you find out about their hijinx and adventure in the next Goosebumps … Continue reading

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News & links in and around Pittsburgh


Wanted to pass along some links I’ve been sent this week of interest to those in and around Pittsburgh . . . 1000 Plaintiffs for Newdow v. Roberts — Friends of Mike Newdow, a group of PA Nonbelievers, has set … Continue reading

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Next on KDKA News: 3 Minutes of Catholic Guilt


Last night Pittsburgh CBS affiliate, KDKA gave approximately three minutes of news time to Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik to guilt Catholics into voting for “pro-life” John McCain while repeatedly insisting that he couldn’t tell anyone who to vote for. “The … Continue reading

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Lawrence Krauss to Speak at Science Center Oct 3rd!


I just got wind of a really exciting event happening in Pittsburgh.  The Creative Non-Fiction Writers Conference 2008 is presenting on Science and Technology from October 2-4.   They have a myriad of events for writers as well as those just … Continue reading

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Free Speech


Apparently, Pittsburgh cops have written 188 disorderly conduct citations in the past 20 months for incidents of “swearing, making profane gestures or just generally acting like jerks.” Some of these “incidents” were genuinely funny, e.g., the woman who said “I’m … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Chaplains Fired


“Pittsburgh police Chief Nate Harper last week fired the head of the bureau’s chaplaincy program.” Apparently, chaplains Lara Zinda and Keith Smith were nice people but somewhat underqualified for the job: they hadn’t been officially ordained. This issue raises two … Continue reading

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