I can't tell you with certainty who informed me that Whitney Houston had died. As is becoming the case more and more often, I was hit with a tidal wave of sad tidings. In a matter of minutes, it seems, everyone on Twitter, Facebook, my bartender, my co-workers, and my dealer...all were in a race to see if they could be the first to tell me of Ms. Houston's passing.

Deadspin.com has a post that analyzes the different stages of grief.  You can check it out here.