Author Archives: Ray Garton

About Ray Garton

I am the author of more than 60 books, including the horror novels LIVE GIRLS, CRUCIFAX, LOT LIZARDS and THE LOVELIEST DEAD, and the thrillers SEX AND VIOLENCE IN HOLLYWOOD, MURDER WAS MY ALIBI, TRADE SECRETS, TRAILER PARK NOIR, and my newest thriller, MEDS Please visit my website for more information: http://www.raygartononline.com

Atheist Churches: What’s Next, Vegan Slaughterhouses?

I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed recently when I saw this headline:  “Scores Assemble at Atheist Church.” What?  I thought it was a joke, so I clicked on it.  It wasn’t a joke.  The accompanying video showed a group … Continue reading

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Same Shit, Different Apocalypse

I’m a veteran of a number of apocalypses.  They come, they go. I was raised in a religious cult that emerged from William Miller’s failed prediction that Jesus would return on October 22, 1844.  He made other predictions about the … Continue reading

Posted in Absurdity, And now for something completely different, Aurora, Colorado, Crazy fundies, Delusion, Education, for fuck's sake!, Funny, Mythology, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Science, shooting, Spiritualism, Stupidity, Technology, Tragedy, Values | 8 Comments

Seventh-day Adventist Lies: Coming Soon To A Mailbox Near You

I opened my mailbox today to find a copy of a book called The Great Controversy.  It’s unknown to most sane people, but it’s a second bible to the brainwashed followers of the Seventh-day Adventist cult.  People who know anything … Continue reading

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The Part-Time God and the Movie Theater Massacre

I may not believe in god, but I certainly understand why people do.  Life is uncertain and the world can be a pretty cold and scary place, no matter what you believe.  In such a world, the concept of a … Continue reading

Posted in Absurdity, America's image, Atheism, Aurora, Bad God!, Crazy fundies, Delusion, Family, Morality, Mythology, Politics, Religion, Skepticism, Spiritualism, Stupidity, Superstition, Tragedy | 28 Comments

Judge Mark W. Martin: An Anti-American, Anti-Constitution Muslim (or not) Who Tries to Enforce Blasphemy Laws in the U.S.

We’ve heard a good deal about Sharia law lately.  There are a lot of American Christians who fear it and who believe it is creeping into the United States legal system.  Some believe there is an active conspiracy to accomplish … Continue reading

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Nicki Minaj, Satan and the Phenomenon of Christian Butthurt

If you didn’t watch the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, chances are you’ve probably heard about what you missed — Nicki Minaj’s bizarre performance of “Roman Holiday.”  I’m not going to take the time to describe the performance except to … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Absurdity, America's image, Bad God!, Blasphemy, Blog against theocracy, Boo-fucking-hoo!, Catholic church, Crazy fundies, Delusion, Family, Free speech, Gay Marriage, Islam, Judaism, marketing to Christians, Morality, Mormons, Mythology, Politics, Pope-Ratzi, Psychology, Religion, religious right watchdog, Seventh-day Adventist, Sexuality, Skepticism, Stupidity, Tragedy | 20 Comments

Nobody Makes Hitchens’s Point Better Than Believers

We knew it was coming, and on Thursday night, December 15, 2011, it came.  Christopher Hitchens died at the age of 62 of esophageal cancer.  Countless words have been and are being written about him, and deservedly so.  He was … Continue reading

Posted in Atheism, Bad God!, Blasphemy, Crazy fundies, Delusion, for fuck's sake!, Funny, Islam, Judaism, Morality, Mythology, Religion, Separation of church and state, Skepticism, Stupidity, Superstition | 55 Comments

Professional Defender of Child Rapists William A. Donohue Gets an Idea

William A. Donohue, an unofficial representative of the world’s largest organization of child rapists and their protectors, seems to have been struck with an idea.  This happens so infrequently to Donohue that he has not yet mastered the ability to … Continue reading

Posted in Absurdity, America's image, Atheism, Blog against theocracy, Catholic church, Crazy fundies, Delusion, Family, for fuck's sake!, Free speech, Funny, Gay Marriage, Judaism, marketing to Christians, Marriage, Morality, Mythology, Politics, Psychology, Relationships, Religion, religious right watchdog, Separation of church and state, Sexuality, Skepticism, Superstition, Values | 10 Comments

Christianity’s War on America: Jesus was “Far More Incendiary and Inflammatory” Than Bryan Fischer

As a follow-up to my post about the Values Voters Summit, I thought I’d post this video of bigoted hate-monger Bryan Fischer responding to Mitt Romney’s rebuke of him at the summit. Here, in part, is what Fischer originally said … Continue reading

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Christianity’s War on America: The Values Voters Summit

I’m not telling you anything you don’t know when I say the United States is in pretty bad shape right now.  The economy is in the middle of a meltdown, unemployment has skyrocketed and the nation is so deeply divided, … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Absurdity, America's image, Bad God!, Blasphemy, Blog against theocracy, Crazy fundies, Creationism, Delusion, Education, Evolution, Family, for fuck's sake!, Free speech, Gay Marriage, History, marketing to Christians, Marriage, Morality, Mormons, Mythology, Politics, Psychology, Relationships, Religion, religious right watchdog, Science, Separation of church and state, Sexuality, Skepticism, Stupidity, Superstition, Values, Women's rights | 25 Comments