eulogy

Fred Armisen Salutes David Bowie Tribute On SNL Featuring 1979 Clip

SNL alum Fred Armisen returned to the show last night to introduce a David Bowie tribute after the legend’s death last week.

Armisen ruminated:

“When I was in high school and living in Long Island, I stayed up to see David Bowie play on Saturday Night Live, and watching him… More »


You’re Not Alone: A Eulogy For David Bowie

David Bowie’s legacy is bringing together millions of scared and lonely super freaks. More »


A Eulogy For My AIM Screen Names, My Former Lives

Late Monday night, as I was wildly searching “what to do in a power outage” instead of gathering my candles and stick lighters and putting them in the same easily accessible place as normal people do when preparing for inclement weather, Facebook went down around 1:30 a.m. How did I find out? When my particularly… More »


Lena Dunham Remembers Nora Ephron

“When searching my inbox last night for an e-mail from Nora, to get the specifics of her phrasing, I came upon this sign-off to a short but sweet one thanking me for lunch: “see you somewhere… xox.” Somewhere, it turns out, is everywhere. I see Nora in the home I wouldn’t live in if not… More »


Loving & Marriage

Mildred Loving, the aptly named civil rights leader and last victim to be criminally tried for interracial marriage, passed away last Friday, at the age of 68. In 1958, she happily married a white man she had been in love with since grade school. Subsequently, she and her husband, Robert, were arrested and forced into… More »