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Obituary for Molly Ivins
Ivins' obit from the Texas Observer

Feb. 1, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Ted Hughes Obituary

Nov. 13, 1998 Books Feature

The Last Word
A young writer has to pen a woman's obituary before she dies
"...Harriet has gotten it into her head that her obituary should be prepared prior to her death, and so..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Steel Bluebonnet Determination
Robin Shivers, founder of HAAM, worked behind the scenes, and yet was one of the Austin music scene's most important faces
"...a little easier. Today we're putting together Clifford Antone's obituary...."

Nov. 27, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Page Two
Gratitude and goodbye to Will Eisner, whose comic 'The Spirit' is the epitome of great American art
"...Inside, there was an obituary, on page C14. The third paragraph began, "Comics fans..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Column by Louis Black

The Personal Stories Behind Ben Is Back
Writer/director Peter Hedges on family, alcoholism, and going home
" takes is one moment. He said, "I read obituary after obituary, and people would comment in blogs or..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Giving Proper Credit
"...writing credit to Danny Garrett for the beautifully written obituary of Micael Priest? [“Not Fade Away: Micael Priest,” Nov...."

Nov. 19, 2018 Postmarks

Murder on the Orient Express
You may want to cancel your ticket to this latest Christie adaptation
"...that the Times saw fit to print a front-page obituary when his maker Agatha Christie killed him off. Joining..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The obit writers of The New York Times are profiled.
"...doc is a peek into the world of the obituary writers at The New York Times...."

May 12, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Letters at 3AM: He Took the Cat to Texas
This is the final story in the many-storied life of Mayer Vishner
"...stamp of having really lived: a New York Times obituary. The Times obituary staff discussed the possibility, but decided..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Column by Michael Ventura

Remembering Nora Ephron
Comfort and a clear-eyed, ever-witty lens on the lovelorn
"...Charles McGrath's obituary for The New York Times does a fine job..."

June 27, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Horton Foote remembered; Stacey Swann's swan song; and Elmer Kelton rides into the sunset
"...Texas Ranger series), was 83. You can read the obituary, penned by his family, here...."

Aug. 26, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

No Small Feat
Scott Blackwood's novel experiments in form
"...For Blackwood, it came when he stumbled across an obituary in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram about Lionel Luckhoo, who..."

March 13, 2009 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Joys of Meanness
Scott Blackwood's initiation into the writing life
"...on a cycle of stories that grew from an obituary he once read about a Fort Worth lawyer named..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Books Feature by Robin Bradford

Community Leaders Remember Akwasi Evans
The passing of Eastside writer and activist will be felt for "a long time"
" the age of 70, according to his family obituary. "He was passionate about the African-American community." [inset-1-right]..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

R.I.P. Akwasi Evans, Eastside Writer and Activist
“He spoke his truth”
"...Church, 4301 Tannehill Lane. *Update: According to Evans' family obituary (not yet available when this story was originally posted),..."

April 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Faster Than Sound: Cheer Up Charlies Booker Trish Connelly’s Thoughtful Curation
Community outpours support for booker’s multiple sclerosis treatment, city opens first for-profit venue assistance program, and Las Cruxes’ storefront shutters
"...with services in Austin, Tyler, and Marfa. In an obituary posted by Tyler Morning Telegraph, bandmate Ryan Sambol wrote:..."

March 29, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Richard Overton Dies At 112
America's oldest man and World War II veteran, died Dec. 27

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Fabulous Realism at Atelier Dojo's Art Gym
Artists are ready to school you in their new studio at Canopy
"..."We'd always paint together with Pablo Taboada, who hosted..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Playback: This Is Not Traditional
Tim Kerr and Jerry Hagins remain unconventional in Up Around the Sun, plus an update on World Class Capital Group
"...Banned from Kerrville: Here's a never-before-published photo of Blaze..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: White Riot, Black Identity
Crowdfunding a black punk narrative, shuttering the Houston Press, and soundtracking Enchanted Rock
"...physical publication to exist in an online-only capacity. An obituary cited industry-wide declines in advertising revenue, including recent downturns..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Walter Tragert Rises Up Singin’
Musician with MS finds hope in a songbook, Margaret Moser passes, and last shots at Bull McCabe's
"...Read the obituary I wrote for Margaret at Last Shot: Bull..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

In Memoriam: Jason Tremblay
Playwright to be remembered at the Paramount on Sunday
"...The obituary for Tremblay states that he "put 'at least one..."

April 28, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

In Memoriam: Ishmael Soto
Groundbreaking Latino artist and teacher has passed
"...endeared him to them and inspired them. In the obituary for Soto, Stan Irvin, who studied with him and..."

March 8, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Dedication to the Blues
"...his cancer. He died July 6. I sent an obituary after his death last summer to Raoul Hernandez and..."

Jan. 24, 2017 Postmarks

SOS Q&A: Carcass
“Everyone in the band enjoys Austin”
"...acts of our “vintage” that we’ve toured with – Obituary, Napalm Death, etc. – as well as those who..."

Nov. 3, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Playback: 35 Years of Chronicle Music Covers
We wade through the roughly 300 issues stamped with the mug of a musician
" exhibition thus arrived on newsstands doubling as an obituary...."

Sept. 2, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

City to Examine APD's Transgender ID Policy
Department admits there's room to improve on how it identifies trans people
"...that if she were described that way in an obituary, many of her friends and acquaintances wouldn't know it..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

SXSW Bandwagon: Blowfly’s Swan Song
Late porno parodist/dirty rapper’s final LP gets tribute tonight
"...swan song ready to hatch. The New York Times’ obituary outlined Reid’s bizarre career: multiple self-penned Top 40 R&B..."

March 16, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Luv Doc: Forest Fires!
Blue hair is flammable. Don't let any geezer tell you different.
"...Smoking is cool though. Anyone who has ever seen..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Column by The Luv Doc

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