he might have died four days ago, but his online death was more-recently announced:

continuing with the happen-chance Shockwave Sunday experience, check out this online obituary hosted by NYTimes where at the beginning the late Arthur Buchwald announces his own death! “Hi, I’m Art Buchwald and I just died.”

Art Buchwald Just Died!

As the online experience expands, and especially as social networks continue to evolve, how we understand, mourn, and deal with death is becoming increasingly prevalent. Online obituaries are likely to become more commonplace. Check out this post over on we-make-money-not-art for lots of links on this topic.