Category Archives: Obits and ‘bobs

Quotable: Mark Critch on Gord Downie

Gordie, you were ahead by a century. Here’s hoping Ry Cooder is willing to show up and sing your eulogy, like the song says:

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So long, Hef…and thanks for NOTHING.

So, the long overdue has finally happened: Hugh Hefner is dead. He leaves behind four children, two ex-wives, and one current one who stands to inherit…NOTHING. That’s right, folks, she gets bupkus, thanks to a pre-nup that Hef had her … Continue reading

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Don’t cry for Roger Ailes.

Want to know just how long and sorely overdue this old scumbag’s death was? Watch this and learn: Yeah. Roger Ailes, professional ratfucker from the days of Tricky Dick Nixon. Devotee of the casting couch. Professional sexual harasser and rapist … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Two responses to Fidel’s passing

Courtesy of Mrs. Betty Bowers, who quips: “For those of you looking for a way to respond to Fidel Castro’s death, here are two examples. The first is popular with humans. The second is popular with parrots.” And if that … Continue reading

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History absolves Fidel at 90

I’ve been saying it for years: that Fidel Castro would live to be 100, and die thumbing his nose at Washington. I was only out by about 10 years: Last night, Fidel went marching on to victory. He was 90. … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: A song for the times…

…courtesy of a man who knew when to bow out: So long, Leonard. Glad you didn’t have to see President-Elect Drumpf.

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Music for a Sunday: Prince’s purple reign

“I listened to all kinds of music when I was young, and when I was younger I said one day I was gonna play all kinds of music, and not be judged for the color of my skin, but the … Continue reading

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Quotable: Edgar Mitchell on worldly problems

RIP to the man who most memorably put the Earth’s problems in perspective. He died yesterday at the age of 85. He was the sixth person to walk on the Moon.

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Quotable: Alan Rickman on feminism

Just one reason among a great many that I already sorely miss this man. He got it. So long, Alan, and thank you for being simply splendid.

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Ashes to ashes, funk to funky…

I got a rumor from Ground Control…oh no, don’t say it’s true: Sadly, it IS true. David Bowie is gone. And he has left us a final space oddity to remember him by in the form of his last album, … Continue reading

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