Friday, February 11, 2005

Death of a Playwright

Arthur Miller, author of "Death of a Salesman," "The Crucible," and tons of other great American theater has passed away at 89. He did, it should be noted, live a full, wonderful life, a portion of which included banging the shit out of Marilyn Monroe.

To further defile his memory, here's a tangentially related Feature from the EL vaults:

Death of a Car Salesman


Anonymous said...

"You can't eat the orange and throw the peel away. A man is not a piece of fruit."

--Willy Loman

Geoffrey said...

Here's about the most comprehensive obituary you could ask for:

I'm stuck on the fact that $250 would have been good enough for a year of college. Jiminy Cricket.

Anonymous said...

This made me sad :( It freaks me out when a writer dies naturally.