Felix Salmon


By Felix Salmon
June 14, 2011

Hitchens feels a tap on the shoulder — Ebert

The American propensity to fawn over mediocre British pundits — Tumblr

IMF boots Fischer from race for top job — Reuters

SoCal home prices take steepest dive since 2009 — HW

Rights to Ben Stein’s Dreadful Documentary for Sale — WSJ

University of Alberta dean of medicine Philip Baker, egregious plagiarist — CBC

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The Hitchens video is very old… it’s from a February debate in Brentwood. I was there.

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Just griping that tumblr links–especially to your own account–are not accessible to most of us behind corporate firewalls.

Posted by klhoughton | Report as abusive

I can’t access Tumblr links at work either.

Hitchens is on fire — god bless him. His rap reminds me a little of Richard Rorty, who after being diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer said this about the consolations of religion vs. poetry:

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetryma gazine/article/180185

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