The classic and classy writer and PBS commentator died of cancer yesterday. She leaves a hole impossible to fill.
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RIP, Phyllis Schlafly. We’ll be years undoing your mess.
I wrote this for The Hill.
Dang it, I liked his music. He seemed to float about two feet above the rest of us (musically and creatively) and now? He’s gone.
Goodbye, Mr. Bowie
David Bowie just died of cancer, and we are the lesser for that. My best friend, Debbie Duensing, loved this man in high school but to me, he was just too weird. It wasn’t until I got into college and completely out of my element that I realized David Bowie was singing for all of …
RIP, Grace Lee Boggs
The legendary Detroit revolutionary has died, at age 100. You can learn more here. She fought on the side of the righteous. I doubt we’ll see her like again, ever. And thanks, Leftover, for the links.
RIP, Kitty Wells
Kitty Wells died on Monday at the age of 92. Bless her.
RIP, Ray Bradbury
The Pulitzer-winning author, who died yesterday at age 91, was far ahead of his time. Do you remember the first time you read “Fahrenheit 451?” I loved it so much, I turned right back to page 1 and read it again.
RIP, Gregory Tate
I cannot wait to see what Greg Tate is organizing in the next world. RIP, Tate. Hartford was lucky to have you. (That’s a Jean Molodetz photo.)