Tomorrow, thousands of people, celebrities to average fans, are expected at the public funeral for James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St John the Divine in Manhattan.
Tomorrow, thousands of people, celebrities to average fans, are expected at the public funeral for James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St.
Roger Ebert, one of the United States’ most influential film critics who used newspapers, television and social media to take readers into theatres and even into his own life, was laid to rest Monday (local time) with praise from political leaders, family and people he’d never met but who chose movies based on the direction of his thumb. “He didn’t just dominate his profession, he defined it,” said Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a brief eulogy to hundreds of mourners who gathered at Holy Name Cathedral just blocks from where Ebert spent more than 40 years as the film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times
You’d better watch out, you’d better cry. You’d better pout, I’m telling you why: North Korea’s punishing insincere mourners, according to the Daily NK. An anonymous source tells the Daily NK, a South Korea-based publication in opposition of the North Korean regime, that “authorities are handing down at least six months in a labor-training camp […]
As a hearse bearing the body of Ral Cancapa made its way through the dark streets of Juliaca, a city in the Andes in southern Peru, on Saturday evening, June 25, the mourners tailing the procession solemnly chanted for justice. Cancapa’s widow walked with her relatives and gave a quick interview to local media before bursting into tears and being escorted into a car
College football teams reconsider use of lifts after death of Notre Dame student While Notre Dame students and the family of Declan Sullivan mourned his death, college football programs re-assessed their use of hydraulic scissor lifts for filming practices. Sullivan, a 20-year-old junior, was killed Wednesday when the raised hydraulic lift on which he was […]
Mourners gathered Saturday in a California church to remember slain Yale graduate student Annie Le, 24, whose body was found on the day she was to be married. “You were born in my loving embrace,” said Le’s mother, Vivian Van Le, reading a poem she’d written in Vietnamese to those gathered for the funeral at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in El Dorado Hills, California.
A day after deadly water roared through this city, killing dozens of residents, hundreds of mourners gathered at a mosque for the funerals of seven women who drowned in a minivan. The seven — employees of a nearby textile factory — died Wednesday when a flash flood engulfed their vehicle as they were traveling to work