A Farewell to Christopher Hitchens
Christopher Hitchens, the polarizing author and essayist, died on Thursday night at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston due to complications of esophageal cancer. He was 62. I didn’t agree with everything he wrote about in his lifetime, but I admired his stand as an atheist in a world which places so much emphasis on religion.
I thought he was brilliant.
While I was looking through the web for things about Hitchens, I found this 45 minute or so video called Stephen Fry and Friends on the life, loves and hates of Christopher Hitchens. This is really a special piece, recorded shortly before his death, and says more than I can:
Posted on December 16, 2011, in Art, Arts, event, history, News, Obits, Opinion, quote, Television, Video, Word from Bill, World News and tagged cancer, Christopher Hitchens, Esophageal cancer, Houston, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Stephen Fry, Thursday, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.