Pauline Kael reviews Paul Schrader's "Hardcore"
"...I have, gradually, come to think that there is something truly admirable in a country that codifies the responsibility for self defense. Pity it doesn't make use of it."
Instead of marveling at the number of books, articles, and documentaries he produced, some of Christopher Hitchens' friends muttered about the quantity of booze he drank. Now medical science backs his long-held belief that booze is a subtle weapon. Plus: Hitch’s tips on drinking right.