Words for Yauch – In Memory of MCA

Yesterday, while pumping gas, en route to picking up dinner, I shed a private tear. Half of me thought it was ridiculous – that we can’t ever really LOVE celebrities and therefore aren’t privy to the emotional whiplash that comes from their loss. I get the exponential (or is it existential?) thinking that the celebrity/fan bond is special, even personal, in a sense, because they are “there” through various phases of our growth and experience – their art benchmarks our memories, and memories are made truly special by sharing them with those we love.

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