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Richard Dawkins keeps it real.

I highly recommend his book, The God Delusion.

Here’s Richard on Irish television’s The Late Late Show:

On a lighter note, he goes toe to toe with Stephen Colbert:


You are what you eat.

It’s rare when my excitement and anticipation for a new movie hasn’t completely waned by the time it opens. From the first time I read Eric Schlosser’s eye-opening book, Fast Food Nation, I thought that I would make a compelling documentary. Richard Linklater took it one step further with his fictionalized film adaptation, which opens today. If it’s half as good as the book, it’ll be worth the price of admission. Even if it has Fez in it. Here’s the trailer and a link to a Q & A with Linklater.

Along the same lines, Netflix blessed me with another gem recently. The Future of Food is sobering look at the controversy over genetically modified food. Just when you think you hate all the right companies for all the right reasons, along comes Monsanto to take everything up a notch. Who’s hungry?

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