If there’s one thing I hate more than spilling a Shiner Bock on my iPhone 4 just after I just downloaded the newest OkCupid update, it’s South by Southwest, especially the Interactive part, a supposedly technology-oriented appendage of the days-long party.
Let’s destroy this sham of a technological confabulation once and for all. But before Read More
Every time a person keels over and dies, one presumes it’s a tragic event. But to a peculiar subset of the population, the passing of a human life is cause for excitement, even morbid glee. These are the obituary writers, and their odd subculture is the focus of The Dead Beat. Author Marilyn Johnson journeys Read More
Sarah Thyre, 30, grew up poor in Louisiana and now lives in a big apartment in Chelsea. The place has his-and-her bathrooms, one for her, and one for her husband, Andy Richter, the sidekick on Late Night With Conan O’Brien .
On Easter Sunday, Ms. Thyre was standing in her bathroom wearing a burgundy taffeta Read More