• Co-parented by popular culture: why celebrity deaths affect us so deeply | Michael hann

    5 days ago - By The Guardian

    If you mourned Prince, Diana or Harry Dean Stanton as deeply as you did your grandparents. that's because grieving for strangers is now a family matter Another week, another pair of deaths of popular-culture figures - the actor Harry Dean Stanton and the musician Grant Hart, once of the band Hüsker Dü - and another wave of public grief for their loss. Once again my social media feeds have been filled with mourning and heartfelt testimonials to the effect these men had on the lives of so many, through films, TV shows, records, concerts. Related: Hüsker Dü's Grant Hart: hardcore punk's...
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