Today I've done nothing but read article after article and watch video after video about Christopher Hitchens and linking back to them on my Facebook and twitter. J Daniel Sawyer suggested that I post all the links in a single blog post (which I didn't even think of doing because I frequently forget that this blog exists!), so here it is:
From FreeThought Blogs:
JT Eberhard: RIP Hitch | What Would JT Do?
This is where I first heard about Hitchens' death.
King of the Vultures Thinks Little of Hitchens and Christianity | What Would JT Do?
In this post, JT destroys Mark Judge, who thinks that maybe as death approaches Hitchens will rethink his position on the existence of god. (JT's response? Aw heeeell no!)
Kylie Sturgess: We Lost Hitch. That Is All
Greta Christina: Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011
This one actually made me cry. I am not ashamed.
Ophelia Bensen: The Hitch
If you read this to the bottom, you'll see she's got a few more posts on Hitchens. They are: Hitchens the writer and simply Hitchens
PZ Myers: Hitch is not in heaven
This one also made me tear up.
Hank Fox: So Long, You Magnificent Sonofabitch
Okay, the picture at the bottom of this article made me unabashedly weep. "Thanks, Hitch. We'll take it from here." Indeed we will.
From The Guardian: Christopher Hitchens dies aged 62
Two from Vanity Fair: In Memoriam and Graydon Carter Remembers Christopher Hitchens
Christopher Hitchens Remembered
Slate's full tribute to Christopher Hitchens, a collection of "tributes from those who knew him best—his friends, colleagues, and fellow writers."
The Longform.org Guide to Christopher Hitchens
Christopher Hitchens has died: Fighter, doubter, provocateurWriter Christopher Hitchens Dies At 62
From Intelligence Squared: The Catholic Church is a force for good in the world Arguing for the motion: John Onaiyekan, Ann Widdecombe; Against the motion: Stephen Fry, Christopher Hitchens; Moderator: Zeinab Badawi
From Penn and Teller's Bullshit!: Holier Than Thou
About Mother Teresa, Mahatma Gandhi, and the Dalai Lama. Hitchens is a source about Mother Teresa.
Tell me in comments if you want me to and I'll add some great articles by Christopher Hitchens as well to round out this collection.
That's all I've got. As parting: