Larry Frankel spent his professional life as a legislative lobbyist for the ACLU. That means that Larry worked behind the scenes with both "left" and "right" legislators to protect the civil rights.
I don't need to wait until the morning papers to get the full life stories of dead luminaries. In fact, I don't even need to wait until they are dead.
Can't anybody write a decent obit anymore? Somewhere in the death of John Hughes there is a very good story, a more compelling one than the one about the brilliance of Sixteen Candles.
In the theme of good things grown in New York, a couple local bands for your hearing pleasure.
Would Merce Cunningham have felt diminished if he'd known he'd be linked in death with Martha Watson Stern, "Dog Breeder, 72," also recognized with an editorial obit in the New York Times?
We should give some thought to death, particularly our own. It helps us clarify what's really important.
The famed site, unknown by the general public until now, was built as a temporary safe haven for celebrities to hide from TMZ and other like-minded media reporters but has been adapted for the current emergency.
We just launched a new six-word challenge: What's your six-word obituary for Michael Jackson?
By 1950, 83% of Polish immigrants in the city were naturalized citizens, and 42% owned their homes, even though the average education among them was only 6 years.
The passing of this beloved master and progenitor of modern yoga puts the weight of the future of yoga's integrity squarely on our shoulders.
Twitter invites us to think about the relationship between significance and triviality, between brevity and profundity.
I've written about farewell before, but it's been awhile since I had to say the final "goodbye" to someone in my immediate family. But today I find myself doing that.
It's time to say goodbye to my many fellow celebrities who have foolishly neglected to survive this past year.
Huntington theorized that, with the end of the Cold War and the removal of ideology as a source of conflict, it would be cultural and religious differences that would now propel history.
Odetta's concert was more than I could ever tell you about now. I remembered being visited by things other than from this world.
This is the great gift of the Bush administration, that apathy has fallen by the way side; citizens are once again active in government. This is George Bush's legacy.