Memory Porn: America’s Obscene Anniversary Obsession
We’ve just had the 20th anniversary of the Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman murders. Coming up: 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. And it’s only going to get worse.
My friend Tim Teeman has written an astute piece for The Daily Beast on our obsession with tragic anniversaries. My brother Bill and I were just saying how a 10-year Sandy Hook anniversary event makes sense, but are we really going do a 6, 7, 8 and 9 year? I don't get it.