When I saw this news, I made a stupid joke about Tom Leppard dying as he lived—loving leopards. It was especially stupid, because it was untrue. Reading more about him, it appears that the 80-year-old’s true love was solitude, and he went to extreme measures to find it.
For many of us who attended movies in the mid-90s and early aughts, the journey to the feature presentation was only half over after finding a seat. After the trivia slideshows and trailers, we had to take a ride on a roller coaster through a zero-gravity fantasy land filled with floating film reels, IMAX-sized…
Alan Young, star of the 1960s sitcom Mr. Ed and voice of Uncle Scrooge McDuck, died of natural causes on May 19, 2016. He was 96 years old.
After four seasons, Nashville, a show that offered few concrete reasons to love it but tricked many of us into loving it anyway, has been cancelled by ABC. Were you still watching? Did you have any good reasons why?
On Saturday, April 23, an intimate group of Prince’s family, friends, and fellow musicians gathered to bid him farewell. The iconic musician’s remains were cremated at an unspecified time after his body was released to his family on April 22.
Prince is dead. Today is stupid. This year is stupid and the world is stupid. Here are some very not-stupid stories, videos and reflections on the greatness, shadiness and the never-suffering-fools perfection that was Prince.
Prince, the musician who helped define the latter half of the 20th century with his eclectic blend of funk and transgressive sexuality, died Thursday at Paisley Park, his Minnesota property. He was 57.
Seventeen years ago today, model Fabio boarded a roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA, rode its tracks two hundred feet into the sky, and collided his face with a bird, killing it dead. Today we remember...as if we could ever forget.
Joey Martin Feek was a popular country music and bluegrass singer, widely known as one half of the duo Joey+Rory. She and her husband Rory have been making music together since they met 14 years ago.
One year ago today, comedian Harris Wittels passed away from a heroin overdose. Although he died much too young at the age of 30, his impressive career included writing and executive producing Parks and Recreation as well coining the term “humblebrag.”
At around 5 a.m. during the first night my boyfriend spent at my apartment, we were shocked out of our sleep by a glass of water that had been dumped on us. The culprit: my cat, Kelloggs.
The late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia died this week of a heart attack, according to his death certificate.
U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia was reportedly found dead “of natural causes” at a luxury resort in Texas on Saturday, according to The San Antonio Express-News.
Glenn Frey, who spent 30 years in the Eagles and had a successful solo career, died Monday in New York at the age of 67. TMZ claims the cause as “a combination of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia” following an intestinal surgery in November.
One Direction, the UK boyband that you reluctantly grew to like (love?) after the blog you write for made you go see This Is Us multiple times in the theater, is no longer on hiatus. Good news? More like LIFE RUINING NEWS: They are no longer on hiatus because they are permanently breaking up, according to US Weekly.
Olene S. Walker, who was sworn in as Utah’s first and (so far) only woman governor in 2003, has died at the age of 85.
Lincoln, my sweet, humble wood stork: since the moment you stepped on that CNN debate stage 10 days ago, you were everything to me.
Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist and organizer who helped secure the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, died Wednesday. She was 104.
Cara Delevingne’s Modeling Career, which flourished in the mid-2010s and took the British actor Cara Delevnigne to runways and ad campaigns from Milan to Morocco, died Sunday in the Times of London. It was 6.