Category Archives: Obits and ‘bobs
“The Manson case had everything — it ripped aside enough of the veils of Hollywood to titillate the nation’s and even the world’s interest. It had rock and roll, it had the lure of the Wild West, it had the … Continue reading
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:
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
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
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
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
…courtesy of a man who knew when to bow out: So long, Leonard. Glad you didn’t have to see President-Elect Drumpf.
“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
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.
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.