orbach & sontag R.I.P

“Well-loved stage and screen star Jerry Orbach has died of prostate cancer in New York City. He was 69 years old. Despite a long career on the stage, Orbach is best known as quick-witted detective Lennie Briscoe on NBC’s hit show Law & Order, on which he first appeared in 1990 before joining the cast as a regular in 1992.” (read more)

Susan Sontag, a leading intellectual and activist of the past half century who influenced the way many thought about art, illness and photography, died on Tuesday. Her 1964 piece, “Notes on Camp,” popularised the “so bad it’s good” attitude toward popular culture, applicable to everything from “Swan Lake” to feather boas.” (read more)

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