Category Archives: Obits

  1. Charles M. Young, 1951-2014


    August 19, 2014 by admin


    Sorry to hear about the death of Charles M. Young today. From the Friends of Chuck blog: Today sometime near …
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  2. Leee Black Childers


    April 7, 2014 by admin


    “During the early 1970s, he focused on his stage-management of Andy Warhol’s 1971 London stage production, Pork at Camden’s Roundhouse, …
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  3. On the “Pernicious Rise of Poptimism”


    April 4, 2014 by admin


    “Poptimism now not only demands devotion to pop idols; it has instigated an increasingly shrill shouting match with those who …
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  4. On the Firing of Owen Gleiberman from Entertainment Weekly

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    April 3, 2014 by admin


    Matt Zoller Seitz mourns the loss and assesses the damage: What really depresses me about Owen’s firing isn’t just that …
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  5. Joseph Kerman

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    March 20, 2014 by admin

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    “Most music lovers are apt to know Mr. Kerman’s work primarily from his incendiary first book, Opera as Drama, published …
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  6. Lester & Philip

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    February 8, 2014 by admin


    That night, after I interviewed Hoffman, I went back to my hotel room and had a dream about Lester, something …
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  7. Amiri Baraka


    January 9, 2014 by admin


    Amiri Baraka, Polarizing Poet and Playwright, Dies at 79. Margalit Fox, L.A. Times. His political awakening was soon manifest in …
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  8. Calmly Disagreeing: Stanley Kauffmann (1916-2013)


    November 5, 2013 by admin


    By Phil Dellio When film critic Stanley Kauffmann died a few weeks ago, Scott was in the midst of a series …
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  9. Reed Obits


    October 30, 2013 by admin

    Still coming across a lot of interesting stuff re: Lou Reed, but rather than continue to jam the site with …
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  10. Arthur C. Danto

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    October 29, 2013 by admin


    “If there was nothing visible in Warhol’s sculpture to distinguish it from an ordinary object, Mr. Danto wondered, what made …
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