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Tragedy

  1. oops
    Accidentally Destroying My iPhone Really Put My Entire Life in PerspectiveIt literally hurts to swipe on my phone now.
  2. r.i.p.
    Them Are Us Too’s Cash Askew Among the Confirmed Dead in Oakland Warehouse FireThe fire, which took place during a dance party, is among America’s deadliest of the past ten years.
  3. tragedy
    Patton Oswalt on His Wife’s Sudden Death: ‘I’ll Never Be 100 Percent Again’He’s sorting through the grief with his daughter and stand-up comedy.
  4. California Wildfire Destroys a Popular Movie SetThe location was used in Motel Hell, 24, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, and others.
  5. Conan O’Brien, Seth Meyers, and More Late Night Hosts Respond to the […]In addition to Samantha Bee’s fantastic call to action on gun control on Full Frontal, the rest of the late night world shared their responses […]
  6. tragedy
    Sweden School Attack Being Treated As Hate CrimeTwo people were killed by the 21-year-old attacker.
  7. Did a Florida Principal Hypnotize Kids to Death?A Florida school district settles a tragic case of unlicensed hypnotherapy gone wrong.
  8. tragedy
    Long Island Doctor, Mother of 3, Found Dead After Night Out in CityA Post source says the Manhasset dermatologist used cocaine that night with a Facebook pal.
  9. What We Know About the Oregon Community-College ShootingUpdated details about the victims, the police response, and how the shooter died.
  10. A Famed Dermatologist Parodied on ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Has […]A celebrity dermatologist that inspired a character on Tina Fey’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has committed suicide. The New York Times confirms […]
  11. Watch Conan O’Brien and Jon Stewart Dedicate a Moment to the ‘Charlie […]At the top of last night’s Conan, O’Brien dedicated a brief moment to the victims of yesterday’s terrorist attack at the Charlie Hebdo offices, […]
  12. Former ‘Onion’ Editor on the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Attack: ‘We Cannot Police Our […]“They cannot kill everyone who disagrees with them. There are not enough bullets in the world for that. The most responsible thing we can do is […]
  13. John Oliver Covers the Militarization of Ferguson Police and BeyondConsidering both The Daily Show and The Colbert Report were off the air last week, John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight segment on the tragic […]
  14. Comedy Legend Robin Williams Dies at 63Comedy legend and beloved Hollywood star Robin Williams has died at the age of 63. According to a report by police in Marin County, California, […]
  15. bring back our girls
    Reminder: Those Girls Boko Haram Kidnapped in April Are Still MissingDespite promised rescue efforts.
  16. Chris Gethard Wrote a Brave, Insightful Piece About the UCSB Tragedy“There was no they. No one was ever out to get me. They never held me back, only I held me back. And eventually I realized that. And I found a […]
  17. obit
    Remembering the Beautiful, Dynamic L’Wren ScottThe glamorous designer is dead from apparent suicide.
  18. tragedy
    Designer L’Wren Scott Found DeadOf apparent suicide. 
  19. tragedy
    NBC Has Quietly Put Parks and Rec on HiatusThe show will be on for just two weeks between now and January 9.
  20. Comedian Dave Shumka Was Shot in the Head But Is Luckily All RightCanadian comedian Dave Shumka, perhaps best known for co-hosting Stop Podcasting Yourself on Jesse Thorn’s Maximum Fun network, wrote a blog […]
  21. Lawsuits
    Parents of Kansas City Restaurant Explosion Victim File Wrongful Death LawsuitSeveral companies were named in the lawsuit.
  22. tragedy
    In Underwear Ads, Men No Longer Just Pieces of MeatThey get an “identity.” Lucky.
  23. Tragedy
    Body Recovered From Kansas City Restaurant Explosion SiteJJ’s exploded “like a fireball,” witnesses say.
  24. tragedy
    Tony Scott Took Sleeping Pills, Antidepressants Before Apparent SuicideShedding a little light on the mystery of the director’s tragic death.
  25. tragedy
    Report: Tony Scott Didn’t Have Brain Cancer“The family told us that there was no truth to the story.”
  26. tragedy
    Read Christopher Nolan’s Statement About the Dark Knight ShootingA “senseless tragedy.”
  27. tragedy
    Twilight Fan Dies at Comic-Con53-year-old Gisela Gagliardi of Kingston, New York.
  28. tragedy
    ‘It Gets Better’ Teen Commits SuicideJamey Rodemeyer, 14, couldn’t take the bullying.
  29. The Delicate and Vital Role of Comedy After a TragedyOkay, this was a tough week for political comedy. If nothing else, it confirms something about the nature of comedy that we know deep down: it […]
  30. Tragedy
    Co-Workers and Customers Rally Around UES Café Employee Killed by TruckJason King was hit by a truck earlier this week.
  31. tragedy
    Future of Flight of the Conchords in Doubt“It very likely might not” return for a third season, Jemaine Clement says.
  32. tragedy
    Outrage: New Weird Al Single Delayed by iTunes GlitchPredictably, Apple’s stock price has plummeted nine points since the opening bell.