Does Every Kids’ Movie Character Really Need a Tragic Backstory?

Even Dr. Dolittle has a dead wife now — surely there must be another way to give characters emotional depth?

What It Means When You Die a Half-Made Man

The incomplete legacy of Nipsey Hussle

The Etiquette of ‘Liking’ Bad News on Facebook

I recently shared on Facebook that a good friend had passed away unexpectedly. The post received 22 “likes.” I realize people didn’t actually “like” that my…