The 17 stages of Internet grief

Deadspin’s Drew Magary lists the 17 stages of Internet grief as applied to the death of Whitney Houston, and it’s pretty much spot-on.

1. Shock

“Holy shit! WHITNEY HOUSTON IS DEAD?”

2. Denial.

“Wait a second. This could be a hoax. I better check a real news feed to make sure this is legit, and that Zodiac Motherfucker isn’t pulling my leg.”

Read the rest here.

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Author: Joe Donatelli

Joe Donatelli is a writer in Los Angeles. He publishes The Humor Columnist.