Tomorrow is a funeral for a friend, and I may be busy most of the afternoon. So, I went running today and did 1.7 miles again. The sky was mostly clouds, but there were spots of sunshine.
REP HANK JOHNSON: IT FEELS LIKE BLACK MEN ARE UNDER ATTACK WHY DOESN'T REP HANK JOHNSON EVER SPEAK OUT ABOUT NOR ATTEND THE OTHER, MORE VIOLENT MURDERS OF BLACK MEN, WHERE THE KILLER DOESN'T EVEN BOTHER CALLING THE POLICE AFTER LEAVING...Show More Summary
Mr. Farrell photographed the Beatles’ first American visit and Bing Crosby on the subway while working at The Daily News in New York, but his most memorable image was of the slain president’s son.
Dr. Fredric Brandt was a beloved man. On Thursday, friends and family came out to the Lincoln Center in New York to pay tribute to the famed dermatologist. While his official funeral was on Sunday in Miami, Florida, Kelly Ripa, Joy Behar, and a number of guests came out to commemorate his life. [ Related: Dr. Brandt Was [...]
Welcome to Grim Yelp Reviews, a new regular feature where we share people’s worst experiences at the worst places. This week: death, the ultimate one-star experience. Read more...
"Pumpkins in the Closet - Burials" (Calabazas en el Trastero - Entierros) Publisher: Saco de Huesos The review is based on a bought copy of the book A horror anthology centered on burials and funerals is a very interesting concept, with a wealthy potential for making the theme very scary. Show More Summary
Idiosyncratic filmmaker Abel Ferrara ("Bad Lieutenant," "The Funeral") takes on the provocative 2011 case of former International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn in the barely veiled drama "Welcome to New York." This frank, unruly look at sex, privilege and power unfolds...
The popular blogger joins the mainline tradition. Can evangelicals wish her well? Four years ago, Rachel Held Evans spent Easter in the apartment of a funeral home. But there would be no candles lit, no feast after the service. Instead,...Show More Summary
Above: Lincoln’s funeral Ari Kelman and Jonathan Fetter-Vorm excerpt their new graphic novel on the Civil War. You should read it.
Christian leaders in Syria have condemned the Easter-period bombings of neighborhoods in Aleppo, noting that the ongoing civil war continues to slaughter men, women and children.
Time to strip for the dead!
Fun Facts: Nicknamed “Old Hickory”, Jackson insisted the world was flat; had a pet parrot that had to be removed from his funeral because it kept cursing.
Well before Whoopi Goldberg won an Oscar for her portrayal of a psychic in the film "Ghost," she had an admittedly spooky real-life job working in a funeral home. "I did hair and makeup on dead people," she tells "Oprah's Master Class" in the above video. Show More Summary
A devoted wife in Taiwan has fulfilled her husband's wishes to the end, putting aside her grief to invite strippers to perform at his funeral [ more › ]
Dan Farrell, whose photograph of a young John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting during the 1963 funeral ceremonies for his slain father became one of the most memorable images surrounding the Kennedy assassination, died April 13 at a hospital in Rockville Centre, N.Y. He was 84. Read full article >>
The small town of Springfield, Illinois is gearing up for a global event. April 15 marks the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, and local community leaders are busy preparing to reenact the historic procession in his adopted home state of Illinois. Show More Summary
Two women dressed in white and knee high boots were hired to perform at the ceremony Sunday performing what The People's Daily described as a "coffin feather dance."
Philadelphia outfit continues to prep its sophomore album, Painted Shut.
I had been to funerals before. But this was something completely new.
On April 16th, a Holocaust survivor will lead a funeral procession in New York City for all animals killed in factory farming to this day. On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Shimon Read More The post NYC to Have Funeral for Victims of Animal Holocaust appeared first on Ecorazzi.