Tag Archives: death

July, 2016

Dogs, dads and girls bearing cannolis. Joe will never forget July, 2016. Continue reading

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Mourning Becomes Leonora: For a German Shepherd

She is my walk through Brooklyn, my arm toss in the park, my sit on the stoop, my weekend up in the country, my never alone, my not going to die for such a long time it feels like forever, my Lee. Continue reading

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The Worst People in America: Wayne LaPierre

Like shooting fish in a barrel. Continue reading

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Carrie & Lowell & Sufjan & Me

When great live performances approach religious experiences. Continue reading

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Sunday Light and Word – Natural Lights

Searching the angles of chance. Continue reading

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The Politics of Ebola Porn*: Africa, Race, and the Titillation of Horror

Sayantani DasGupta puts the politics of Ebola under a microscope and finds an American horror story. Continue reading

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The 50 Most Epic Deaths in Song

Joe Daly breaks down the 50 most epic deaths in song. Perfect for Monday coffee, long drives and 3 a.m. resin-soaked debates after the bars have all closed. Continue reading

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The Highest Luxury: Reading Ranciere and the Beauty of Forgetting

“Culture closely resembles life, but it is mimicry, facsimile, a reproduction of an origin never experienced in the first place. What is left are zombie forms, mechanically driven animations of death.” Continue reading

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Fifty Days of the Dead

Pathology residents are required to perform 50 autopsies during their four years of residency. John Biemer has 40 to go. Continue reading

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