Christopher Hitchens

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Don McLeroy, Chief Creationist, On Your Television and in Your Textbooks

    Don McLeroy hasn't changed. The man - the creationist - is as personable and principled as he was during the taping of The Revisionaries, a truncated version of which will appear on Houston PBS this evening at 10 p.m. He's 66 years old. He's still assured of Genesis's inerrancy. He's not going to sh ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2012

    Atheism Rising

    Those folks across Texas who don't believe in God are getting organized and going public.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Kim Jong-il Dropping The Bass: In Memoriam

    REEEERRRRR WUB WUB WUB WUB REEEEEEERRRRRRR WUBBBBBBBBBBBBB​Maybe all along, the Dear Leader's starvation and darkness deal with his oppressed people was just his way of keeping them slim and hot, for fun in the dark, because we all know only fun things happen in the dark right? Like that Lady ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Atheist Woodstock: "Free Thinkers" Respond to Rick Perry's Prayerapalooza

    The Response happened. Now, some "atheist superstars" are responding to The Response. This weekend, the Texas Freethought Convention/Atheist Alliance National Meeting will go off for its "From Grassroots to Global Impact" event. The weekend-long shindig will feature left-of-field speakers such as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Atheist Woodstock: Christopher Hitchens & Richard Dawkins Together in Houston

    Christopher Hitchens is coming​For crissake, the Hyatt Regency downtown is going to be one godforsaken place next month. Noted atheist Richard Dawkins had long been scheduled to appear at the Atheist Alliance of America/Texas Freethought Convention October 7-9, but now there's a special guest ... More >>

  • Film

    May 12, 2011

    This Is a Man's World

    A comedy written by and starring women, Bridesmaids still screwed.

  • News

    November 4, 2010

    Sane - and Afraid

    The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington, D.C., leaves our correspondent hoping for true activism from the alleged silent majority.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    The Rally To Restore Sanity: Did It Succeed?

    Preaching to the choir?​What's the point?It was a question I asked myself more than once in the last month: while I was booking the hotel room, then sitting on the flight from Houston to Washington, DC, and finally walking with tens of thousands of others down Pennsylvania Avenue to attend the Ral ... More >>

  • Film

    November 15, 2007

    Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium

    Mr. Magorium is far less fantastical than its title