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“Christopher Hitchens: an impossible act to follow”

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Carol Blue remembers her husband.

Rushdie On Hitchens

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

One of literature’s last class acts reminisces about his friend.

Hitchens’ Beirut Beating in his Own Words

Monday, March 30th, 2009

The Swastika and the Cedar

You Can Lead a Source to Slaughter But You Can’t Make Him Link

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

It’s not over. Steinbeck might’ve called this a modern-day witches’ Sabbath. Hunkering down. So…what’s your point? Taliban Rising

“I Worked With Dan Quayle and She’s No Dan Quayle”

Friday, October 24th, 2008

That was Chris Matthews’ comment regarding Sarah Palin on Hardball tonight. Later in the show, Christopher Hitchens went off on McCain and Palin. He said it’s “morally and intellectually impossible to vote for the Republicans” this time around, and repeatedly referred to McCain’s campaign persona as “weird” and “querulous.” Oh, and “borderline senile.” Here’s an [...]

Hitchens: Vote Obama

Monday, October 13th, 2008

It’s the indignity, stupid: The most insulting thing that a politician can do is to compel you to ask yourself: “What does he take me for?” Precisely this question is provoked by the selection of Gov. Sarah Palin.

Andrew Sullivan on The Clintons

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Here‘s some reasons why I’m very reluctant to vote for Clinton in ’08.

Vanity Fair‘s Self-Reinvention, Graydon Carter-Style

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

The January ’07 issue of Columbia Journalism Review has an entertaining and informative article on Graydon Carter’s ongoing reign at Vanity Fair. Of course, I immediately noted there’s no mention of Christopher Hitchens in the essay. This might be due to his dearth of political contributions to Fair in favor of his recent thinkpieces covering [...]

Christopher Hitchens On Ann Coulter

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

Fish in a barrel.

Freedom Of Expression and “Offensive Content”

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

From a late-October NPR broadcast debate: “Freedom of expression must include the right to offend.” . mp3 [24.1mb, 52:54]