Episode #408: Celebrity Deaths, Public Grief, and Hero Worship

September 22, 2022

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas wander to and fro through a variety of topics:

1. Reacting to the death of Queen Elizabeth
2. Reacting to the reactions to the death of Queen Elizabeth
3. Why do so many people make grieving about them?
4. Which celebrity deaths really affected us?
5. Adult hero worship and “knowing” public figures

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