This is a cool, crazy and very entertaining deep dive into a taboo topic from a pair of pop culture scholars with an appreciation for the overlooked, offbeat and often dark lore of show business.
Legs McNeil, coauthor, Please Kill Me
THE SHOW WON’T GO ON is a treasure trove of fascinating vignettes! The irony is that it isn’t really about death but about life, painting vivid human portraits while at the same time celebrating the glory of shoving off this mortal coil in the most public – and spectacular – of ways.
Ray Richmond, author and entertainment critic