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Who Was the Better Tocqueville? Karl Ove Knausgaard, Bernard-Henri Lévy, or Stephen Fry?

This article originally appeared in Vulture. When the newly revamped New York Times Magazine asked the famously prolix (but personally reticent) Karl Ove Knausgaard, the author of a 3,500-page confessional six-book series called My Struggle,...Show More Summary

#UCIHourRecord Live

5 days agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Join celebrity cycling fan Stephen Fry [loving the on screen metrics! – Ed], and others, watching paralympian Sarah Storey attempt the UCI Hour Record live on the UCI YouTube channel.   The current record stands at 46.065km, set by Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel of the Netherlands in October 2003 in Mexico City.  Storey is in London’s Olympic velodrome, at more...

Who Was the Better Tocqueville? Karl Ove Knausgaard, Bernard-Henri Lévy, or Stephen Fry?

When the newly revamped New York Times Magazine asked the famously prolix (but personally reticent) Karl Ove Knausgaard, the author of a 3,500-page confessional six-book series called My Struggle, to undertake a road trip through Canada and the U.S., it enlisted him in a noble tradition: the foreign writer grappling with America via... More »

Brit Book Deal of the Week: Dambusters by Max Arthur served

Military history enthusiasts will be fascinated by this account of one of WW2’s most significant raids. “What a story. And I do not believe that it has ever been better told”. – actor Stephen Fry “His precis of the complex story of how...Show More Summary

Rowan Williams on Stephen Fry's Attack on God: I Hope If He Met God, He'll Wait for a Reply

Former Anglican Archbishop Dr. Rowan Williams has responded to atheist actor Stephen Fry's recent criticism of God by saying that only a "stupid and insensitive person" would never protest suffering in the world. At the same time, Williams said that he hopes Fry would actually wait for God's reply, if he got a chance to speak with Him.

Rude jokes about Stephen Hawking are exactly what the Baftas need

Odd though it may seem, I think I’m with Stephen Fry on the issue of the Baftas. The grand old poof – I mean that in an affectionate, rather than… Continue reading The post Rude jokes about Stephen Hawking are exactly what the Baftas need appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Queen Elizabeth II Thinks Same-Sex Marriage Is 'Wonderful' - VIDEO

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Or so says Stephen Fry. Appearing as a guest on the Jonathan Ross Show to speak about his recent wedding, Fry revealed that the Queen, though officially politically neutral, is delighted with the turn of events in same-sex equality: It...

Queen Elizabeth II Says Gay Marriage Is Absolutely “Wonderful”

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Just when we didn’t think she could get any more amazing, Queen Elizabeth II called gay marriage in England “wonderful.” Or at least according to comedian/newlywed Stephen Fry. During an interview over the weekend, Fry explained how the 88-year-old monarch expressed her approval of gay marriage in July 2013 when signing the Marriage Act, which granted same-sex […]

BAFTAs 2015 - Full Presenters List is Star-Studded!

There is only one day left until the 2015 BAFTAs take place, so we wanted to take a moment to tell you who the presenters are! There are tons of stars set to attend the ceremony, which will be hosted by Stephen Fry. Henry Cavill, David Beckham, Natalie Dormer, and Chris Evans are just some [...]

Stephen Fry Responds To ‘The Meaning Of Life’ Controversy

Stephen Fry has defended his comments on The Meaning Of Life – where he said that God was “utterly monstrous” – and has said that he was “astonished” by the reaction his interview with Gay Byrne has caused. When Gay Byrne – the host of The Meaning Of Life – asked Stephen Fry – a Stephen Fry Responds To ‘The Meaning Of Life’ Controversy is an article from: The Inquisitr News

Anglican Archbishop Welby Says Christians Shouldn't Attack Atheist Actor Stephen Fry for Calling God 'Utterly Evil' and 'Monstrous'

Anglican Archbishop the Most Rev. Justin Welby has said that Christians shouldn't attack atheist actor Stephen Fry, who recently called God "utterly evil" and "monstrous" for designing a world in which children get bone cancer, and suffer other diseases.

What God Might Say to Atheist Stephen Fry

Outspoken British atheist Stephen Fry was recently asked what he would say to God if such a being really existed and he encountered him/her/it after death. His reply was passionate, eloquent, defiant, and irreverent. I wonder what God might say to him.

Stephen Fry’s mockery of religion could land him the death penalty in these countries

4 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

"Suppose it's all true," began a question to Stephen Fry on Irish television, "and you walk up to the pearly gates and you are confronted by God. What will Stephen Fry say to Him, Her or It?"Fry, a beloved actor and comedian in Britain, began his reply like this: "Bone cancer in children? What's that about? How dare you."Read full article >>

Good Question

Stephen Fry came up with a very good question when asked what he would like to say if he ever met God. The Independent reports that he would If God is really all-knowing, all-seeing and all-powerful, then why does he decide to use these...Show More Summary

Does Russell Brand Actually Have A Good Response For Stephen Fry?

Stephen Fry sparked a whole lot of outrage when he referred to God as “utterly evil” among other things. And while there have been many people commenting, Russell Brand might actually have a good response for Fry. In the video on Brand’s...Show More Summary

Checkmate, Atheists: Minister Rebuts Viral Stephen Fry Video by “Proving” That Non-Believers Don’t Exist

You and I are here at Friendly Atheist for one reason only: because we secretly believe in God.Deep down, we all know we hate the Almighty (who is totally real) so much that we deny his existence by attacking him.Well, Keith Thompson is onto us. Show More Summary

What questions would Stephen Fry ask God at the pearly gates?

last monthHumor : Boing Boing

Suppose there is a God, and you arrive at the Pearly Gates, what would you say to him, her or it? Stephen Fry, an avowed secular humanist, isn’t throwing God any softballs: Why create a world where kids have bone cancer? Why create insects that burrow into children’s eyes and render them blind? [via]

Stephen Fry Throws Major Shade at God

A couple months ago, Kim Kardashian took issue with God for making her fat. But actor Stephen Fry has an even most severe bone to pick with the Big Guy Upstairs. In an interview with RTÉ One's faith-based series The Meaning of Life that...Show More Summary

Stephen Fry and Blasphemy

last monthNews : Slugger O'Toole

I was on the BBC Nolan Show this morning opposite Peter Lynas of the Northern Ireland Evangelical Alliance. The exchange is on AudioBoom (see below).  The discussion was about Stephen Fry’s interview by Gay Byrne on RTE – part of which was re-broadcast at the start of the discussion (and is featured in the AudioBoom). more...

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