Humorist David Rakoff Dead At 47

David Rakoff, longtime contributor to This American Life, essayist adored for his cynical point of view, and beloved voice for the gay and Jewish communities, died of cancer yesterday at 47, reports the Huffington Post. Some tributes:

Margalit Fox, New York Times: Rakoff was a “was a social anthropologist of postmodern life” who was often praised for his “singular style, which combined an amiable dyspepsia with an almost palpable undercurrent of melancholy.” Read more …

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