Category Archives: Dead Celebrities
Really, I am truly sorry to hear the Georgia Engels has gone to the curtain call in the sky. She was 70, which is way too young. I think that Engels’ portrayal of Georgette, who later became Mrs. Ted Baxter, … Continue reading
This little teaser from the LATimes caught my eye: Sears was once the most dominant retailer in America. After 125 years in business, it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with plans to close more than 100 stores but remain … Continue reading
William Coors, the old fascist/racist/sexist/homophobe has died. So we got that working for us.
While I don’t take back a word of the spitballing we gave him over the years, we will miss him, and his antics. In our Trumpian age of burnt-earth politics, I cannot imagine anyone on the Right being as good … Continue reading
The story of this segment of Murphy Brown was in one of the obits I read and I went looking for it.
We once had giants walk amongst us, and one of the greatest has left. Franklin was 76. Just an astonishing legacy. There will never be another Aretha. And she is already missed. Thanks for all the tunes.
LATimes front-page Obituary Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times restaurant critic who richly chronicled the city’s vast culinary landscape and made its food understandable and approachable to legions of fans, has died. He was 57. Gold died of … Continue reading
The writer Harlan Ellison is gone: “My work is foursquare for chaos. I spend my life personally, and my work professionally, keeping the soup boiling. Gadfly is what they call you when you are no longer dangerous; I much prefer … Continue reading
I’ve been asked why I have not written a RIP for Charles Krauthammer, and the answer is pretty simple: I don’t think he really had an impact (for good or bad) on the MPS community. He wasn’t villainous enough to … Continue reading