Tag Archives: celebrity passings

celebrities

Cult of immortality: There is nothing special about celebrities

Cult of immortality: There is nothing special about celebrities

It seems we can be forgiven after all for weeping over the deaths of celebrities we never meet. We mourn our own fragility, faced with the reminder that nobody can live forever.

2016

TBS Wake: Remembering those we lost in 2016

It goes without saying that 2016 has claimed many people of genius…but we’re saying it anyway. We’ve combed the writing staff to see who they miss the most. Bring a hankie and a beverage to raise in respect.

mardi gras

Current Affairs Wrap: The first PM at Mardi Gras and a whole world in mourning

Rob Idol is back with his Current Affairs Wrap, which deals with the loss of three great talents, the furore of a PM at Mardi Gras and one man who is dealing with people calling 1-900 Mix-A-Lot.

Top