Gone Baby Gone
Top: Pavorotti, Evel Knievel Middle: Norman Mailer, Beverly Sills, Robert Goulet Bottom: Kurt Vonnegut, Anna Nicole Smith, Ike Turner.
This was done for one of my favorite art directors, Michael Hogue at the Dallas Morning News. In case it’s not obvious, this is an obit piece for entertainers who won’t be down for breakfast in 2008. Not all of these cats had shuffled offstage when I started, and I tried to resist the urge to wish someone to death simply because they’re fun draw.