People Who Died

This one goes out to my Downtown Scenes class, who’re discussing Forced Entries later today. You’ve all seen the terrific Jim Carroll site, Catholic Boy, right?

RIP Gil Scott-Heron

Fab 5 Freddy posted this to Twitter. Filmed in NYC in the early 70s: Gil Scott-Heron, 1949-2011, died just a year after releasing the stunning record I’m New Here, his first album in 16 years. Here’s an riveting profile by Alec Wilkinson published by The...