Hail and Farewell, Gore Vidal
He lived to 86 and he had the kind of life people ask Santa Claus for. I feel sad for my country, which lost one of its truest patriots.
Chris Marker Has Died
Chris Marker, the French filmmaker, photographer and essayist who did so much to inspire and influence modern sci-fi, has died. He was 91.
F*cking at Funerals
Death has been unequivocally hard for the human race to face, individually and culturally. This is largely why religions exist and hold so much power
For More Pianos, Last Note Is Thud in the Dump
A Lester upright thudded onto its side with a final groan of strings, a death-rattling chord
Fifty Shades of Anaïs Nin.
It has come up over and over in our discussions about Fifty Shades of Grey: “skip that stuff and go for Anaïs Nin.”