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Q&A with Christopher Hitchens

In case you missed it last weekend, here’s C-SPAN’s Brian Lamb interviewing Christopher Hitchens.  They talk mostly about Hitch’s battle with cancer, which he probably gets tired of talking about.  Still, it’s an interesting conversation and encouraging to see that … Continue reading

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Dawkins picks Hitch as 2010 hero

Richard Dawkins has written a rousing essay at Guardian.co.uk praising Christopher Hitchens as his hero for 2010.  I agree.  It takes more than esophageal cancer to stop the Hitch from debating–and destroying– the likes of William Dembski, David Berlinski and … Continue reading

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Everybody Pray for Hitchens Day

The news that Christopher Hitchens is suffering from esophageal cancer has the religious world atwitter.  Reactions from the pious have ranged from schadenfreude that the Great God Denier might soon be struck dead to sincere and humble offers of intercessory … Continue reading

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Topic of Cancer

Worried about the Hitch?  Here’s a detailed and heartfelt essay from Christopher Hitchens from the upcoming issue of Vanity Fair, in which he talks about his battle-so-far with esophageal cancer.  Go Hitch!

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Podcast #95 – Hitch-22

Writer/activist Christopher Hitchens has announced he’ll be stepping out of the public light to undergo chemotherapy to treat esophageal cancer.  This is bad and scary news and we’re hoping for a speedy and relatively painless recovery. Meanwhile, Hitchens has just … Continue reading

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Bad news for Hitch

Christopher Hitchens has announced that he will undergo chemotherapy to treat esophageal cancer.  He has suspended his current tour in support of his newly-published memoir Hitch-22.  (In fact, we were looking forward to seeing him here in Atlanta in June … Continue reading

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Hitch-22 book tour

For those interested in Christopher Hitchens’ upcoming memoir Hitch-22 (out June 2nd in hardcover from TWELVE), good news: ol’ Hitchy Hitch will be making several appearances nationwide.  You can find tour dates here.

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Books maybe you should know about

So many books, so little time!  Here are a few recent or upcoming books that I have not had a chance to read, but nonetheless look worthy of the attention of the well-read freethinker.  If I can read all of … Continue reading

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Podcast #83 – Secular Coalition at the White House

American Atheists president Ed Buckner reports on the recent meeting between representatives of the Secular Coalition for America with White House officials. Plus: We meet the Hitch!  Allison joins us to talk about “The Only Subject Is Love,” a seminar … Continue reading

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Hitchens rewrites the 10C

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