The world is a little less great because David Rakoff has passed away. Edward Champion shares his thoughts. We’d also suggest reading Rakoff’s wonderful story about moving to New York, listening to any of the This American Life episodes he was featured on, listening to his conversation with Julie Klausner on How Was Your Week, and reading anything else of his you can get your hands on.
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