Paul is a writer, actor, and musician, who serves as communications director for the Center for Inquiry, and as a contributor to the website Friendly Atheist. His personal writings and podcast are at his website Near-Earth Object. He is also the author of a short (and cheap!) Kindle book on the atheist political movement, Under the Stained Glass Ceiling: Atheists' Precarious Place in Modern American Politics. He lives in Maine with his wife and two children.