I’ve become more and more curious about our obsession with celebrity death. This has been s a purportedly terrible year for celebrity longevity.
I don’t know if this perception is true, but as social media makes celebrities of us all, the trend of celebrity death can only accelerate. I can’t help but feel that we are all breathlessly waiting to see who will die next.
That said, I found out two things about Carrie Fisher this evening.
First, I can’t imagine having a life in which something like this happens:
Second, a less morbidly fascinating and more melancholy discovery was that Ms. Fisher is survived by her mother, Debbie Reynolds, who is 84.
The Washington Post obit is linked below. #ripcarrie