Thursday, December 15, 2011

More Sad - Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens died (age 62) 12/15 of cancer... I can't say I agreed with everything Hitchens said or wrote about, but I admired his talent and his willingness to throw himself out on the stage. Sad thing is he knew his father had died of similar ailments and yet he smoked liked a chimney and drank like a fish... but is it really sad? Would he have been "him" without the chemicals? I guess we'll never know... but it's still a loss.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Right on, Mark.
Angeli, here. When Hitch went off his nut over 911, I almost considered lighting a candle for him, or maybe reciting The Lord's Prayer. Almost.

12:34 PM  

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