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  1. rip
    John Wick 4 Cast ‘Still in Shock’ After Lance Reddick’s Death“Just to be in his light and to get a chance to work with him, I’ll cherish for the rest of my life,” Keanu Reeves said at the premiere.
  2. tributes
    Patti Smith, Flea, and More Remember Tom VerlaineFlea praised him as “one of the greatest rock musicians ever.”
  3. tributes
    Neil Young, Graham Nash, and More Pay Tribute to David Crosby“The soul of CSNY, David’s voice and energy were at the heart of our band,” Young wrote.
  4. tributes
    Riley Keough, Austin Butler, and More Remember Lisa Marie Presley“I am eternally grateful for the time I was lucky enough to be near her bright light,” Austin Butler said in a statement.
  5. remembrances
    Ellen DeGeneres, Channing Tatum, and More Honor Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss“I LOVE YOU FOREVER and ALWAYS!” his wife, Allison Holker, wrote in a new tribute.
  6. remembrances
    The View Pays Tribute to Creator Barbara WaltersFormer co-hosts reunite to pay tribute to the television pioneer.
  7. it is happening again
    The Twin Peaks Song That Was Threatened With a Rachmaninoff Lawsuit“Angelo may have joked to me at one point, ‘Hey, that’s your fault!’ Because it was my idea to put the low note in there.”
  8. songbird
    Stevie Nicks Memorializes Christine McVie, Her ‘Best Friend in the Whole World’Mick Fleetwood and Lindsey Buckingham have also shared statements mourning their late bandmate.
  9. remembrances
    A Messy, Exuberant Keeper of Both House and HeadIn the ebullient too-muchness of her life as she shared it with us, Julie & Julia author Julie Powell reported on it like we were her pals.
  10. remembrances
    The Mid-’90s Belonged to CoolioThe late rapper achieved global fame without turning his back on his Compton roots.
  11. remembrances
    This Time Tomorrow, TodayEmma Straub remembers her father, horror icon Peter Straub.
  12. remembrances
    Olivia Newton-John Was MagicCritics spent years trying to box her in — but they were no match against that lithe soprano.
  13. remembrances
    Betty Davis Freaked ItThe Queen of Funk was eternally misunderstood in her boundary-breaking.
  14. remembrances
    Honoring His Mother Was Louie Anderson’s Life’s WorkThroughout his decades-long career, the comedian learned to love himself the way his mother loved him.
  15. remembrances
    Meat Loaf Had the Audacity to Always Go BigNothing the late singer and actor did as an artist was ever subtle.
  16. remembrances
    Terry Teachout Found Greatness EverywhereAs a critic, he was formidable; as a champion of under-recognized voices and productions, he was peerless.
  17. remembrances
    Everyone Wanted to Be Like Ronnie SpectorThe Ronettes transcended the art of hitmaking. They set trends.
  18. remembrances
    The Filth and Kindness of Bob SagetHe was America’s Dad and a dirty comic, and his gift was that he could be both.
  19. remembrances
    Betty White Was Always on TVShe’s owned the medium—in multiple ways—for its entire history.
  20. wakes
    Stanford Blatch’s Last BowThe stars and creatives of Sex and the City and And Just Like That … remember their friend and colleague Willie Garson.
  21. obits
    A Black EducationRemembering Greg Tate, critical giant, author, Flyboy, and my teacher.
  22. remembrances
    The Naomi Shelton We KnewAn evening remembering the late Gospel Queen, village voice, and forever friend.
  23. r.i.p.
    The Film Industry Reacts to the Death of Cinematographer Halyna HutchinsElijah Wood, James Gunn, Patricia Arquette, and more shared their thoughts and condolences.
  24. vulture lists
    14 Charlie Watts Stories That Prove He Was the Rolling Stones’ RockLike that one time he punched Mick Jagger for calling him “my drummer.”
  25. remembrances
    The Simple Genius of Charlie Watts in 6 Classic Rolling Stones SongsDiscover or rediscover the best of the late drummer’s consistent focus on substance over flash, and his belief that less was more.
  26. stand-up
    The Wild Career of Jackie MasonRemembering the life and career of the man who engineered one of the most spectacular rebounds in stand-up comedy history.
  27. remembrances
    Remembering Trevor Moore Through Some of His Funniest WorkDive into these clips featuring the late Whitest Kids U’ Know mastermind.
  28. remembrances
    Sandra Bernhard Reflects on Her Friendship With Paul Mooney“When he walked onstage, no matter where you were in the club — in the hallway smoking, drinking — you’d stop and walk in and watch Paul.”
  29. remembrances
    Vanessa Bryant Honors Late Husband Kobe Bryant in Hall of Fame Induction Speech“I can see him now, arms folded, with a huge grin, saying, ‘Isn’t this some shit?’”
  30. tributes
    DMX Took Us All to the Basement of Our EmotionsEddie Huang remembers DMX’s irresistible cameo on Fresh Off the Boat, and the man who unexpectedly nurtured a generation.
  31. legends
    The Emotional Transformations of Beverly Cleary’s WorkReading her Ramona series aloud to my daughter, as my mother did before me, feels like accessing a form of double vision.
  32. wakes
    SOPHIE’s Vision of the FutureA wake for the forward-thinking pop producer, featuring family, friends, collaborators, and followers.
  33. we’re gonna celebrate
    Daft Punk Gave Us More Than Enough TimeThey’re superstars you might not notice in a supermarket. They’re potential retirees in their mid-40s. They played a good game.
  34. obits
    Ricky Powell Was the Eyes of New York CityIn many ways, the late hip-hop photographer and “fourth Beastie Boy” represented a version of the city that has all but faded away.
  35. wakes
    The Unknowable MF DOOMUnmasking the late rap supervillain with the people whom Daniel Dumile gave a slightly less obstructed view.
  36. r.i.p.
    Mel Brooks, Ed Asner, and More Remember the ‘Unforgettable’ Cloris LeachmanLeachman’s co-stars, friends, and fans are mourning the late star on social media.
  37. last night on late night
    Conan O’Brien Remembers Frequent Comedy Partner Larry King“You will be missed, Larry.”
  38. r.i.p.
    Wolf Blitzer, Bill Clinton, More Stars and Colleagues Pay Tribute to Larry KingMany are sharing their best King clips on Twitter.
  39. remembrances
    Saying Good-bye to Stacy TitleThe director stayed herself to the very end.
  40. in memoriam
    A Wake for Alex TrebekJeopardy! contestants, past and present, mourn the loss of their legendary host.
  41. legacies
    Eric Jerome Dickey Wrote Books We Couldn’t Wait to Grow IntoThe books were in the homes of my friends; their mothers left them unattended on nightstands. We held them close knowing they were for adults.
  42. obits
    Hip-Hop Needs No Other Supervillain After MF DOOMSpeak not just to his greatness but also to the closed-mindedness and cruelty that complicated his life and necessitated his dark turn.
  43. obits
    King Von Was Building Something Bigger Than Chicago DrillHe was fluent in a wide array of styles while wielding a distinctive point of view, despite only recording seriously since 2017.
  44. remembrances
    Hugh Jackman, Stephen King, and Others Mourn Sean Connery, ‘the Only Bond’Cary Elwes, Edgar Wright, and more pay tribute on social media.
  45. wakes
    A Wake for Toots Hibbert, Reggae ForefatherIncluding remembrances from Ziggy Marley, Shaggy, Bonnie Raitt, Debbie Harry, Ben Harper, and more.
  46. vulture lists
    20 Unforgettable Eddie Van Halen StoriesFrom his iconic “Beat It” solo to his wildly unique patented guitar innovations, the guitarist’s influence on pop culture was invaluable.
  47. guitar hero
    The Genius of Eddie Van Halen’s Guitar Heroics in 6 SolosThere are the parts Eddie played in the studio, and then there’s the way those parts metamorphosed in concert.
  48. remembrances
    David Lee Roth, Gene Simmons, and More Mourn ‘Guitar God’ Eddie Van HalenMetallica called the guitarist, who died October 6, “an idol.”
  49. rip rbg
    An Ode to Kate McKinnon’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg Impression on SNLSo many good Gins-burns.
  50. remembrances
    Michelle Obama Pays Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Conan“She was an icon. A great role model to me, and a dear friend to me and Barack.”
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