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Category Archives: Dead Celebrities
Grumpy Cat Has Passed Away At The Age Of Seven. RIP Grumpy Cat. It’s hard to say goodbye to the face that launched 1,000 memes. I checked, and indeed I made a few over the years, too/also. Anyway, Grumpy Cat, … Continue reading
Tim Conway, one of the truly great comics, has left us. The world seems a little duller, suddenly. He was 85. There is probably no finer comic pairing that Tim Conway and Harvey Korman on the Carol Burnett Show, and … Continue reading
Doris Day has gone to the Big Encore at age 97, and had a life which was very well-led. Day was probably known best for those goofy light rom-coms, but she had real vocal talent, and was surprisingly compelling in … Continue reading
Peggy Lipton, The Blond One, from the Mod Squad (“One black, one white, one blonde,” as the marketing campaign described), has left the building. She was 72, which is much too young. She will be missed. Several Scissorheads have written … Continue reading
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.