Dying & Death Talk

Looking at dying and death for what it is: a part of life.


Celebrity Deaths

A singer-songwriter apologized, closed his eyes, dropped his head and died onstage

Courtesy of The Washington Post | By Marisa Iati |Photo by John Halpern | Originally Posted 01.19.2020 | Published 02.23.2020 Singer-songwriter David Olney, 71, died while performing on Saturday — apologizing, closing his eyes and not opening them again. During... Continue Reading →

40 TV Shows That Handled the Death of a Cast Member

Courtesy of |By Samantha Sutton | Orignally Published 03.08.2019 | Posted 06.24.2019 When it comes to our list of must-watch shows, we feel pretty connected to the main characters, especially if we can relate to them.  When someone's heart gets... Continue Reading →

How Luke Perry’s death is a wake-up call for Generation X

Courtesy of | By Drew Weisholtz |Originally Published 03.09.2019 | Posted 06.08.2019 | Photo of 1991 Luke Perry by SNAP / REX / Shutterstock There is irony in that epiphany. The former “Beverly Hills, 90210”star was a mere 52 years old... Continue Reading →

Why People Like To Stay In Places Where Celebrities Have Died

Courtesy of The | By Caroline Bologna | Originally Published 01.18.2018 | Posted 02.04.2018 Inside the world of dark tourism. On the morning of July 15, 1997, Gianni Versace left his mansion on Miami’s Ocean Drive and walked to... Continue Reading →

The Rooms They Left Behind

Courtesy of the | Photos by Mitch Epstein | Originally Published 12.21.2016 | 01.02.2018 Quiet Places  After the deaths of these 10 notable people, The New York Times photographed their private spaces — as they left them. B. 1938... Continue Reading →

Mimi O’Donnell Reflects on the Loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Devastation of Addiction

Courtesy of | By Mimi O'Donnell as told to Adam Green | Photography by Anton Corbjin| Originally Published 12.13.2017 | Posted 12.19.2017 The first time I met Phil, there was instant chemistry between us. It was the spring of 1999,... Continue Reading →

Co-parented by popular culture: why celebrity deaths affect us so deeply

Courtesy of | By Michael Hann | Originally Published 09.17.2017 | Posted 10.10.2017 If you mourned Prince, Diana or Harry Dean Stanton as deeply as you did your grandparents. that’s because grieving for strangers is now a family matter.... Continue Reading →

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