From last night’s ABC Special, which caused me to think solely of this Aziz Ansari joke. Seeing Stephen Hawking smile was nice though.
Elizabeth Montgomery was the best looking witch on television.
It’s been 20 years since River Phoenix died on October 31, 1993 at the Viper Room, where the 23-year-old Oscar nominee drank a “speedball” of heroin and cocaine dissolved into a drink before chasing it with Valium. But leading up to that night, friends and movie colleagues saw Phoenix’s descent—the graying of his complexion, the changes in his sweetly hippie-ish disposition—and warned him about addiction. In a selection from Last Night at the Viper Room: River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind, journalist Gavin Edwards traces his final days.
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Red Light ft. Snoop Lion.
photograph by Craig McDean