“She was the kind of hard-drinking, salty-talking dame that they don’t make anymore…”

Remembering Elaine Stritch, Who Kept Us Laughing for Seven Decades

“[She’s] a broad, in the best sense of the word. She’s funny, fabulous, fearless, fragile…” 
Director Chiemi Karasawa on the late Elaine Stritch.
Photograph by Brigitte Lacombe.

“[She’s] a broad, in the best sense of the word. She’s funny, fabulous, fearless, fragile…”

Director Chiemi Karasawa on the late Elaine Stritch.

Photograph by Brigitte Lacombe.

“Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.”
Rest in peace, Maya Angelou. 
Photograph by Annie Leibovitz. 

“Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.”

Rest in peace, Maya Angelou. 

Photograph by Annie Leibovitz. 

RIP Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Photograph by Helmut Newton.

RIP Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Photograph by Helmut Newton.

“Look, I come from vaudeville, I come from burlesque, I come from heartaches, I come from sadness, I come from gladness, I come from work and sweat and respect for the craft.”

Mickey Rooney, 1920-2014

R.I.P. Mickey Rooney
The legendary actor—the only one who racked up movie credits in 10 different decades—passed away at the age of 93. 

R.I.P. Mickey Rooney

The legendary actorthe only one who racked up movie credits in 10 different decadespassed away at the age of 93. 

Here’s looking at you, Phil.
RIP Pete Seeger. The folk legend passed away Monday at the age of 94. 
Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.
Fade to Black | Peter O’Toole, Remembered
“When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.”
Nelson Mandela dies at 95.
Photograph by Jean Baptiste Mondino.

“When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.”

Nelson Mandela dies at 95.

Photograph by Jean Baptiste Mondino.