Gothamist was discussing the sad news of David Bloom's death. We wondered about the pulmonary embolism, whether or not it could have happened while in the Middle East or here in New York. The Washington Post says that Bloom's sleeping conditions could have prompted one.

Peter Hamill pays tribute to Michael Kelly and David Bloom

David Bloom's obituary

Michael Kelly's obituary

New: Gothamist on David Bloom's funeral