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R.I.P. Sonia Orbuch, Who Survived Nazi-Occupied Poland as a Teen Resistance Fighter R.I.P. Sonia Orbuch, Who Survived Nazi-Occupied Poland as a Teen Resistance Fighter

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Sonia Orbuch, née Sarah Shainwald, a Polish-born Jewish author and public speaker who fought the Nazis as a teen throughout the Holocaust, passed away last Sunday. She was 93.

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead at 76 Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

Artist, arranger, pianist, songwriter, mother, civil rights activist, and owner of one of the finest voices to ever bless this planet, Aretha Franklin, has died. TMZ reported Monday that Franklin was down to 86 lbs., and had cancer. On Thursday, Franklin’s publicist Gwendolyn Quinn told the Associated Press she had…

Arvonne Fraser, Who Tirelessly Battled Sexism in Government, Has Died at 92 Arvonne Fraser, Who Tirelessly Battled Sexism in Government, Has Died at 92

Arvonne Fraser of Minnesota, who spent her career in and adjacent to government offices, running political campaigns, and as an activist working to elevate women’s influence on policy-making, died on Tuesday at age 92, the New York Times has reported.

Anthony Bourdain, Chef, Writer, and Television Host, Is Dead at 61 [Updated] Anthony Bourdain, Chef, Writer, and Television Host, Is Dead at 61 [Updated]

Anthony Bourdain, chef, writer, and host of CNN’s Parts Unknown, has died. He was 61.

Fashion Designer Kate Spade Is Dead at 55 [Updated] Fashion Designer Kate Spade Is Dead at 55 [Updated]

Fashion designer Kate Spade has died. She was 55.

Farewell to Iconic Whimsical Sparkly Handbag Genius Judith Leiber Farewell to Iconic Whimsical Sparkly Handbag Genius Judith Leiber

Judith Leiber, the creator of iconic, whimsical bejeweled handbags beloved by first ladies, socialites, and Hollywood stars walking the red carpet, has died at 97.

Hubert de Givenchy, Father of the House of Givenchy, Dies at 91 Hubert de Givenchy, Father of the House of Givenchy, Dies at 91

Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy, fancy french aristocrat and founder of the House of Givenchy, has died at 91, reports WWD.

New York Times Launches 'Overlooked' to Honor Women With the Obits They Never Got  New York Times Launches 'Overlooked' to Honor Women With the Obits They Never Got 

To mark International Women’s Day, the New York Times wants to correct its mistakes. Specifically, the paper is embarking on an initiative to write obituaries for women who were originally “overlooked” by its writers.

Beloved Bollywood Icon Sridevi Kapoor Has Passed Away at 54 Beloved Bollywood Icon Sridevi Kapoor Has Passed Away at 54

Sridevi Kapoor, arguably the biggest Bollywood actor of the ‘80s and ‘90s and known, commonly, as “Sridevi,” has died of a heart attack at 54, BBC reports. Capable of tuning facial expressions with master precision, truly, she was known for her versatility and screenpower which challenged the power dynamic baked into…

Anita Pallenberg, Actor, Model, and Rolling Stones Inspiration, Dies at 73 Anita Pallenberg, Actor, Model, and Rolling Stones Inspiration, Dies at 73

Anita Pallenberg, the actress, model and one-time girlfriend of both Keith Richards and Brian Jones has died, the Guardian reports. She was 73.

Fox News Remembered the 'Revolutionary' Roger Ailes With Tears, Love and a Whole Lot of Whitewashing

Given that the anchors of Fox News barely addressed their former CEO Roger Ailes being forced out of the network last year, it was hard to predict how they’d handle the announcement of his death Thursday. But despite the degree to which Fox is still very much grappling with the corporate culture Ailes allegedly…

Roger Ailes Creates Trump's America, Peaces Out Roger Ailes Creates Trump's America, Peaces Out

Roger Ailes, the founder and former chief executive of Fox News, is dead, his wife told the Drudge Report. His goblin spirit will live on, however, in Fox News’ disgustingly predatory workplace culture, and the racism, xenophobia, hatred, fear and allergy to facts the network has inspired in millions upon millions of…

Jonathan Demme, One of Our Best Directors, Has Died at 73 Jonathan Demme, One of Our Best Directors, Has Died at 73

Jonathan Demme—the versatile director behind such films as Silence of the Lambs, Something Wild, and the Talking Heads documentary Stop Making Sense— died Wednesday morning in New York, following a long battle with esophageal cancer. He was 73.

'Evil' Man's Family Gives Him the Obit He Deserved 'Evil' Man's Family Gives Him the Obit He Deserved

There’s a widespread misconception that everyone who dies is entitled to a flattering postmortem; that their lives must necessarily be cast in a stage-ready glow that buffs away negatives and politely misremembers bad people as good. “Don’t speak ill of the dead,” our grandmothers chide—but what if the dead deserve…

Carrie Fisher, a Princess and a Heroine, Has Died  Carrie Fisher, a Princess and a Heroine, Has Died 

This is some fucking bullshit. Carrie Fisher—life idol to millions of women across generations for her strong portrayal of Princess Leia in a genre once thought to be dominated by men, as well as a brilliant, brilliantly funny writer who helped to normalize women talking about mental health struggles—has died aged 60…

Iconic Singer George Michael Is Dead at 53 Iconic Singer George Michael Is Dead at 53

George Michael, who began his career in the ’80s singing in Wham! and went on to have a successful solo career in pop music, died peacefully at his home in Oxfordshire at the age of 53 on Sunday. Michael sold more than 100 million albums over a career spanning four decades.

Iconic Vogue Italia Editor Franca Sozzani Dies at 66 Iconic Vogue Italia Editor Franca Sozzani Dies at 66

Franca Sozzani, the longtime editor-in-chief of Italian Vogue who embodied the Milanese sensibility that fashion was inextricable from intellect and combined her high-profile position with philanthropy and inclusion, has died at 66. While the specific cause of death has not yet been disclosed, The Guardian reports she…

Alan Thicke, Growing Pains Star and Actor, Is Dead at 69 Alan Thicke, Growing Pains Star and Actor, Is Dead at 69

Alan Thicke, actor, television show host and occasional TV theme song composer, has died at age 69.

The Last Word Trailer Promises a Generic Feel-Good Tale Of Redemption The Last Word Trailer Promises a Generic Feel-Good Tale Of Redemption

When is Amanda Seyfried going to star in another decent film? I think she’s delightful! And funny! But rare is the day that I can sit through one of her movies, and The Last Word does not promise to be an exception.

Florence Henderson, The Brady Bunch Matriarch, Has Died At Age 82 Florence Henderson, The Brady Bunch Matriarch, Has Died At Age 82

Florence Henderson, the kind-faced matriarch of The Brady Bunch television series, has died at the age of 82.

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