Open Thread: Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday
I've noticed recently that my blogroll has been looking pretty homogeneous (Freethought Blogs has gobbled up a lot of it), and I'm always on the lookout for interesting new voices I haven't heard from before. So, this is an open thread for the purposes of self-promotion.
If you maintain a blog or other site that you want to tell us about, now's the time! Feel free to post a comment telling us about yourself and your site: who you are, what you write about, and why we should be interested. Atheist-themed sites are of course preferred, though all comers are welcome. (No purely commercial sites, please; this is obviously not an invitation to spammers.)
My ask this time is that, if you choose to promote your own site, you also tell us about one other site that you regularly read and enjoy. It can be something popular that you're sure everyone else already knows about, or an obscure voice that deserves to be more widely known. Post a comment and get the word out!
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