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The Vexing Problem of the Problematic Obit

Humans aren’t perfect, and dying doesn’t make them any more so.

Editor’s Note: This story contains a description of physical and sexual assault that may be disturbing to some readers.

Like anyone who loves movies as much I love movies, I was deeply saddened to hear of the death of William Hurt over the weekend. Hurt was…




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I write about these tumultuous times 3x a week. Author of five books, including “How Lucky.” NYMag/MLB.. Founder, Deadspin.

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