Category Archives: Dead Celebrities
I was sorry to read that the world has one less Bond, as Sir Roger Moore has gone to save the next world. He was 89, and that’s extra innings in my book. Moore’s Bond was the one I grew … Continue reading
Before we get to the Special Counsel portion of our morning, let’s consider that gelatinous mass Roger Ailes is now a grease fire in the great beyond. There is nothing nice I could say about him when he was alive, … Continue reading
I remember sneaking into a concert to see the J. Geils Band. This was such a part of my soundtrack. Some of the smartest lyrics ever came out of this band’s songs.
Chuck Berry has gone to play his greatest hits set in the sky; he was 90 and he will be missed. I’m reading many essays that credit Berry with the invention of Rock, which is undoubtedly fair. I think (as … Continue reading
Alan Colmes was 66. He is best known for being the original left opponent to Sean Hannity, where he was relentlessly pummeled by the orcs and paste eaters of the Right. He got precious little support from the Left, and … Continue reading
Mary Tyler Moore was many things in real life (including an avid supporter of Chimpy McStagger), but on the whole she will be remembered for putting into America’s living rooms a single woman, fully in charge of her own life, … Continue reading
John Belushi was born in 1949.
I can’t even. 2016, just go away.
Actress and author Carrie Fisher has left the stage. She was 60. If you have not read Postcards from the Edge, please do. I hope that her legacy will include all the people she helped overcome their addictions. She was … Continue reading
This is about as good a pop song as exists. Michael was 53. 2016: Just go away. Now. Just go.