If one wondered whether Conde Nast and Graydon Carter had any limits to what they might turn into "buzz", wonder no longer:

We thought you’d be interested in reading Christopher Hitchens’s latest column, “Tumortown,” which appears in the new issue of Vanity Fair. Hitchens writes about the extraordinary amount of advice he’s received since being diagnosed with cancereverything from macrobiotic diets to recommendations that he open his chakras. One correspondent from a leading university even suggests cryogenic freezing and when Hitchens fails to respond sends a follow-up suggesting that he freeze “at least” his brain “so that its cortex could be appreciated by posterity.”

The column, of course, is pure Hitch. I.e. wonderful.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.