Tag Archives: Christopher Hitchens

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Sorry, Charlie

Everyone, it seems, opposes censorship until it’s their sacred cow being smacked around; anyone can endorse artists’ rights until it’s their ass in the crosshairs. Free speech is—and must be—an all-or-nothing proposition. Continue reading

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Sex (In Fiction)

Writing about sex is like engaging in sex: it’s hard. Except when it’s not hard enough. Continue reading

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Basterds Unchained: The Revenge of Artistic License

A devoted film-goer takes on the vitriol aimed at Tarantino’s most recent additions to American cinema, and mulls over the legitimacy of revenge fantasies. Continue reading

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Raw Book Reviews by the Restlessly Deceased: Christopher Hitchens on Mitch Albom

This week, Christopher Hitchens applies a full Mother Theresa to Mitch Albom’s “The Five People You Meet in Heaven.” Continue reading

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