Ricky Gervais on cover of Sept/Oct issue of New Humanist – on sale 25 August
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Added: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 23:50:33 UTC
This blog will be a bit quiet for the next two weeks, as both myself and the editor will be taking well-earned holidays. I say they're well-earned as we've just this week finished producing what we think is a very good issue of New Humanist, featuring cover star Ricky Gervais in this rather sacrilegious pose.
The September/October issue is on sale on Thursday 25 August, in stores nationwide, including selected WH Smiths (use the store finder box on our home page to find a stockist). Inside you'll find our interview with Gervais, in which he discusses his new show Life's Too Short, offence ("You have the right to be offended, and I have the right to offend you. But no one has the right to never be offended") and losing his childhood faith.
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