The telegraph line to New York must've been down again

The Times published a nice obituary for Brother Blue the other day - three weeks after his death. And, of course, this being the Times, they couldn't rely on other media accounts of his death: "The death was confirmed by his wife, Ruth."

Via eagle-eyed John Carroll.


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How About Alan Dary?

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The Boston Globe just got around to publishing an obit for former Boston-area radio DJ Alan Dary, weeks after he died.

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It's like Schrodingers's Cat

It's like Schrodingers's Cat - you don't really die until the New York Times recognizes it.

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