charles dickens

No Humbug Here

Dec 27, 2013
This year, try reading instead of watching “A Christmas Carol,” and pay attention to its apolitical, even reactionary views on social change There’s more to this Dickens classic than Alastair Sims and the Muppets.
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Christopher Hitchens on Forced Merriment

Dec 25, 2011
With the sensibility of an iconoclastic elf eyeing a parade of indiscriminate merrymaking unfurling all around him, Christopher Hitchens holds forth on the absurdities of the Christmas season in one of the first of his posthumously published essays Christopher Hitchens holds forth on the <a href="http://online .