Tag: christopher hitchens

Carol Burnett’s Mark Twain Prize Proves Once Again Ladies Aren’t Funny

So Carol Burnett just received some fancy-schmancy award for being a funny lady, and many different peoples, including other funny ladies, performed for her because ladies like to band together. On Sunday, the trailblazing comedienne received the nation's top humor...

Hitchens On Hacks

Christopher Hitchens is dead. His essays were feisty and elegant, well within the great tradition of combative English pamphleteering. He was usually provocative, often dazzling in his historical and literary allusions, and rarely boring. He only became a bore,...

Farewell, Hitch

Our favorite drink-soaked former Trotskyist popinjay passed away today after a well-publicized bout with esophageal cancer. Christopher Hitchens was 62 years old, which is kind of remarkable when you think about it. We will miss his haughty wit and...

Hitchens On the Worthless Washington Novel

Washington novels are terrible, as you maybe noticed if you've ever mistakenly picked up a novel about Washington. Christopher Hitchens has some theories: Can one imagine a Dickens without London or a Zola or Flaubert without Paris? The radix malorum...

A Literary Visit To the Handjob Parlor With Christopher Hitchens

What can Christopher Hitchens, camp English gentleman-essayist and DC curiosity, do for you? Write a memoir, that’s what! Your Wonkette book reviewer admires Hitchens’ writing up to A Certain Point, but didn’t he become a bit dull over the...

A Children’s Treasury of Videos of Al & Tipper Gore Being Gross

How much will we miss "America's President," the sore-loserman Al Gore and his wife Tipper Gore, who are becoming separated today due to the lack of love in their lives? Let's all gather around the laptop and remember the...

Devil Helping Nazi Pope Rape Kids In Vatican, Hitchens Annoyed

What's the Nazi Pope and his Global Church of Child Fuckers up to these days, anyway? Whatever it is, Christopher Hitchens and Andrew Sullivan are all pissed off about it. Apparently, priests fuck all the little boys. Which reminds us...

Politico Gets The Scoop On DC’s Top Masturbation Material

We're a day late to this one and have no time for long, meandering first paragraphs about nothing. Here's the deal: The Politico has written a pornographic feature about how it wants to fuck Peter Orszag, Grover Norquist, Christopher...

Tom Tancredo African-Chopper Will Not Be Attending Law School This Fall

Marcus "Black-Chop" Epstein (someone come up with a better nickname!), seen here with drunk popinjay Christopher Hitchens at one of Reason magazine's monthly medieval blood orgies, will not enroll at UVA law school this fall, according to the university's...

Witness The Birth Of The Literary Feud Of The Century Or, Alternately, Go Hear Jim Lehrer

One is not born an enemy of Christopher Hitchens, one becomes one. Take the nascent case of a one Adrian Wooldridge, who's parading around town with his new book, God Is Back, all about how God is back! Adrian...

Christopher Hitchens Baffled By Post Office

Life in DC was exciting for about two and a half seconds when Brad Pitt visited in order to make out with Nancy Pelosi in her private chambers. Oh and then Richard Gere popped by also, which nobody cared...

Traversing The Atlantic

Let's see what the boys at the Atlantic have cooked up for us this month, in the magazine's March issue. There's war, and the economy, and Christianity—timeless subjects, all! There's also Christopher Hitchens, trying to one-up Adam Gopnik the...

Hitchens Beaten by Lebanese Thugs, In Lebanon?

Here's some Hot International Gossip that's just weird enough to be true, because it's about Christopher Hitchens drinking while on assignment in some Foreign Land, so it's already 100% credible: The beloved Washington journalist was supposedly out for a...

Andrew Sullivan’s Greatest Blog Post Ever

Here it is, the ultimate Andrew Sullivan "Daily Dish," about vomiting in Christopher Hitchens' bathroom, which is, of course, symbolic. Thanks to Serolf Divad for sharing.

Christopher Hitchens Makes Out With Andrew Sullivan, Dances To Rap Music

You know who's having a doggone humdinger of an Inauguration weekend is that Christopher Hitchens, the ex-Trotskyist drink-soaked popinjay war columnist for Slate, Vanity Fair... wherever else! The Internet is awash with stories of his shenanigans this weekend, including...

Christopher Hitchens Is Funny When He Talks About The Clintons

TPM's excited about this clip, claiming that Salon's Joan Walsh lays a "smackdown" on Christopher Hitchens... we don't really see that? It's just the drunk anger troll pissing off the nice lady. Ha ha, it is amazing how much...