Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

A giant, fragile and self-effacing, leaves us
(1967 - 2014)

Of course we like them, we love them, we are grateful to them, these stage and film actors who give us so much. When we occasionally hear bad news--an overdose, an accident, an unforgiving illness, a suicide--as the case may be, we’re surprised at how young they were or how untimely their deaths--Heath Ledger comes to mind. All we can do is keep the memories and have a warm thought for them when ... more >