This Kid Just Died [VIDEO]: Grief Porn Enters the Facebook Era

Right now, in a place you've never visited, a person you'll never know is dying. If he's dying in a particularly devastating way—and, more importantly, if he is leaving behind shareable content—it is possible that millions of strangers will mourn his or her death tomorrow. Why? » 11/21/14 1:44pm 11/21/14 1:44pm

Georgia Fan's Obituary Mourns "The Tragedy" Of Bulldogs' Loss To South…

We all die. It may be peacefully as you sleep, a popped vessel that fades your dreams to black. It may be gradually over weeks, a diagnosed dénouement, a slow degenerative smolder that allows fear to give way to acceptance to give way to peace. It may be YouTubeably sudden, as the locomotive sheers through the… » 10/13/12 9:15pm 10/13/12 9:15pm

The Night Junior Seau Picked Up A Marine Captain's Tab And Serenaded…

An email arrived this morning from Albert Flores Jr., a U.S. Marine Corps captain who lives in Sneads Ferry, N.C. It's about a chance encounter Flores had last year in a Southern California bar with Junior Seau, the former Chargers and Patriots linebacker who died yesterday of a suspected suicide. This is the email in… » 5/03/12 10:00am 5/03/12 10:00am

A Fan Fell To His Death At Tonight's Rangers/A's Game

A firefighter watching the Rangers/A's game with his young son tonight asked Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton for a foul ball just hit by Oakland's Conor Jackson in the top of the second inning. He tumbled over the railing, fell about 20 feet onto a concrete level and was pronounced dead at the hospital less than three… » 7/07/11 11:35pm 7/07/11 11:35pm