Heath Ledger: the internet responds

I am, of course, saddened by the loss of Mr. Ledger, whose work I have enjoyed many times, most recently in I’m Not There. I feel unqualified to honor the man’s memory or reminisce about his affect on culture, so I offer these links instead.

Harry Knowles has a mature, sober appraisal

Variety takes a more hard-headed, businesslike approach

While I Can Has Cheezburger offers a touching tribute of their own.


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9 Responses to “Heath Ledger: the internet responds”
  1. rjwhite says:

    In my fifteen years using the internet, I have seen a great many annoying things whose popularity I just can’t get my head around.

    Those cat pictures are in the upper percentile of that list.

  2. 55seddel says:

    This is the first celebrity death that really upset me, Ledger was less than half a decade older than me. I can realistically see turning 28. That is too young to die.

  3. thebitterguy says:

    You tricked me. You tricked me into reading an AICN post.

  4. moroccomole says:

    Here’s an interview I conducted with him circa Brokeback:

    http://advocate.com/exclusive_detail_ektid51785.asp

  5. black13 says:

    Or the comments Warren Ellis makes in his Bad Signal newsletter

    http://box-in-the-box.livejournal.com/54354.html

    Or the Westboro Baptist Church

    http://box-in-the-box.livejournal.com/54757.html