Consecutive reader comments on Gothamist regarding the suicide of Venice blogger Theresa Duncan (and the apparent death of her lover, Jeremy Blake) illustrate the poles of emotion we expect from the blogosphere:
This is one one of the saddest stories I've ever heard.
Posted by: guest | July 21, 2007 5:21 PM
does that mean that there is an apartment opening in the east village?
Posted by: guest | July 21, 2007 5:24 PM
Sadness is winning out. Technorati tonight counts almost 100 blog entries about Duncan, among them posts by Tony Pierce at LAist, Adrienne Crew at LA Brain Terrain, Daniel Hernandez at Intersections, Nancy Rommelmann, Quartz City and the Hotel Chelsea Blog. The entry at Vermin on the Mount is titled "Vermin Mourns" and includes a sketch of Duncan made when she read at the group last year.
Theresa Duncan, filmmaker was 40