A Classic Rock Funeral Dirge by Thaïs Miller As I step out of the cab, paparazzi cameras flash. Men in black suits with earpieces usher the crowd away from the car, away from the chapel’s courtyard. Leave it to Mitch to have a funeral in a church dating back to the fifteenth century. The building is shrouded by gothic archways, stone pillars, and stained glass. Gaudy as ever, just like Mitch.