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Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Amy Winehouse and our celebrity death obsession

The last acts of public lives

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:09 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amy Winehouse, celebrity, oy, too soon

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/16/2011

What did I do to deserve Glenn Beck?

Sometimes I feel he’s punishment for a sin I’m not sure I committed.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  too soon?, Glenn Beck, argh

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Aflac, Gilbert Gottfried’s tragic gaffe and the limits of comedy

Are there limits to comedy?

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:29 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  too soon?, jokes

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 09/27/2010

Bad Segway

Listen, Segway. We've had a great run. Well, "run" might not be the right phrasing. "Whiz along the sidewalk, almost knocking over an old woman" might. But I think it's time we put you down. You turned on your...

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:05 PM ET, 09/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Petri, Petri | Tags:  Segway, Too soon?

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 09/15/2010

Michaele Salahi has Multiple Sclerosis? What can I say?

I can't believe Michaele Salahi has Multiple Sclerosis. This means that I walked to benefit her one time. When I learned that Salahi has spent the past seventeen years battling the illness, my first question was: How did it...

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:45 PM ET, 09/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reality? Television, Reality? Television | Tags:  Too soon?