I Thought That Lou Reed Would Outlive Death Itself
John Doran, Noisey, 28 October 2013
STUPIDLY, I thought Lou Reed would outlive death itself. It wasn't just his implacable, gimlet-eyed countenance; his face already a kind of premature living death mask. It wasn't just the way his body appeared to have laminated eternally into place, mocking the very concept of youth (many people who beat heroin addiction take this mummified looking vigour into old age).
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