Jessica Weisberg

31 May 2009

When Edgardo Vega Yunqué died last year, the Times ran a couple of eulogies on its website. He was described with quaint admiration—a local writer who found his inspiration in the Lower East Side. Many who knew him, however, posted less-than-fond memories to the website. Posthumous insults are usually directed toward the rich and famous, and Vega was neither. More…