Christopher Hitchens Day

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Celebrating and remembering the life of Christopher Hitchens on the date of his birth, April 13th.  Let's lift a glass of Johnnie Walker Black, with a splash of Perrier, to the Bard of Atheism. If you smoke, a standard cigarette will do but a fine Cuban Cigar would be a tribute.

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Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on April 10, 2012 at 5:45pm

Meant the Scottish Black one......hope it makes you thirsty.....and a bit of Irish Blue on the side.........

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on April 10, 2012 at 5:22pm

By the way, people - only 3 days left, so please try to get more people to rsvp to the event.  I've also listed it on facebook....

http://www.facebook.com/events/236907923050398/

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on April 10, 2012 at 5:21pm

Holy crap, Reg, that video makes me think I need to run to the pharmacy for the morning after pill!

Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on April 10, 2012 at 3:57pm

The Journey not the destination......

Comment by SteveInCO on April 3, 2012 at 10:36am

Same day as Thomas Jefferson, too, and that will be true forever, not just this year.  (Hey maybe Easter will actually fall ON Hitch day some year soon.  Or better yet, Good Friday.)

Well we have Lincoln/Darwin or Darwin/Lincoln day, now we can have Jefferson/Hitchens or Hitchens/Jefferson day.

(Please let's not have a bloodbath over which name comes first for either of the two days!)

(PS research shows the next April 13 Easter will be in 2031 followed by another in 2036.  April 15 easters, implying April 13 Good Fridays, will next show up in 2063 and 2074--we missed one in 2001.  Mark your calendars.)

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on April 3, 2012 at 9:23am

It's perfect!  :D

Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on April 3, 2012 at 5:50am

Excellent. The man is having his birthday on Friday 13th and a few days after Easter Sunday. How Hitch is that haha !!!

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on March 31, 2012 at 10:31pm

Buy a latte, or get a really rich chocolate shake - just raise a glass!

Comment by SteveInCO on March 31, 2012 at 10:27pm

I don't drink alky, but I will find something bad for me to indulge in.

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on March 13, 2012 at 12:21am

A friend was kind enough to bring me back an authentic Cuban Cohiba Esplendido to smoke while sipping Johnnie Walker Black for the big day.  Check out this cigar!

http://www.cigarinspector.com/cohiba/cohiba-esplendidos

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