The New Atheists Weigh in on the Loss of Christopher Hitchens

Sam Harris offers his thoughts on Hitch: I first met Hitch at a dinner at the end of April 2007, just before the release of his remarkable book god is not Great. After a long evening, my wife and I left him standing on the sidewalk in front of his hotel. His book tour was [Read More…]

The Thinking Atheist’s Tribute to Christopher Hitchens

Here’s a wonderful video tribute to Christopher Hitchens by The Thinking Atheist: [Read more…]

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right When It Comes to the Lowe’s Advertising Controversy

We’ve heard how Lowe’s, after receiving pressure from the (one-man-operation) Florida Family Association, decided to pull its ads from the new show All-American Muslim.  Not cool. But now Ted Lieu, a California state senator, has threatened Lowe’s with the “encouragement of boycotts” and an examination of potential legislative remedies if Lowe’s does not apologize to [Read More…]

I Suppose This Beats the Alternatives…

Martin Rowson is the current leader in the Christopher Hitchens editorial cartoon battle so far: (via The Guardian) [Read more…]

Of Mice and Men: In Memoriam of Christopher Hitchens

This is a guest post by Anne Crumpacker. Anne is a former public school teacher with a passion for fostering critical thinking and innovation in young people. Her blog is a collection of snippets, treats, and tales chosen to nurture imagination and logic for both children and their grown ups. … Why did you [Read More…]