Christopher HItchens 1949 – 2011

Christopher Hitchens has died.When asked about his own death, he was understandably concerned about his legacy.In November 2011 George Eaton wrote in the┬áNew Statesman:"The tragedy of Hitchens' illness is that it came at a time when he enjoyed a larger audience than ever. Of his tight circle of friends - Amis, Fenton, McEwan, Rushdie - Hitchens was the last to gain international renown, yet he is now read more widely than any of them." Eaton said, Hitchens would like to be … [Read more...]

This is what happens when you die, it’s a fact.

It's a fact:When you die you go to Rainbow Road.I'm pretty sure this is a fact, anyway: let me know if you have more examples of absurd material like this... preferably related to religion / atheism in the same loose manner. I'm craving more! Deployment is winding down and boring, and this had us all rolling.Leave your links in the comments please. … [Read more...]