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Fifteen Years After the Suicides, Who Is Running the Heaven’s Gate Website?

Back in 1997, 39 bodies were found lying on the floor of a home in San Diego, Calif. They had committed suicide, believing that the arrival of the Hale-Bopp Comet was the end of the world. 336 more words


A long way down by Nick Hornby

I missed the ‘release’ of this, mainly because I thought Hornby’s early promise had run out of steam.  ( I loved Fever Pitch and liked Hi Fidelity.)  He seemed to be becoming a bit ‘four weddings and a funeral’ for my liking and the snob in me saw him selling out. 207 more words