We dwell in a present-tense culture that somehow, significantly, decided to employ the telling expression "You're history" as a choice reprobation or insult, and thus elected to speak forgotten volumes about itself.
Matt Cherry interviews Christopher Hitchens about his book The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice and his television program, which strongly criticized Mother Teresa
Text of Christopher Hitchens' introduction to his book "Hostage to History: Cyprus from the Ottomans to Kissinger"
Text of Christopher Hitchens' preface to the first and second edition of his book "Hostage to History: Cyprus from the Ottomans to Kissinger"
Three decades after Roe v. Wade, abortion is still the hottest button in American society; scientific advances, from pre-natal testing to stem-cell research, have only raised the temperature. Cold logic, the author argues, requires us to accept the tragic conflict between potential humans and existing ones.
"...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.
A compilation for the rejection of the culture of offense. Featuring Christopher Hitchens, Stephen Fry, Penn Jillette, Louis C.K. and Jim Norton, Richard Dawkins, Peter Hitchens, Steve Hughes
Christopher Hitchens, a Washington correspondent, uh, with The Nation, you write a column for them every two weeks. There are lots and lots of TV talk shows that news junkies can watch to get information or hear analysis. What do you think of these talk shows?