Obituaries

RIP Farrah Fawcett

Above is the image of Farrah Fawcett that I remember from when I was a kid. The best selling poster of the Charlie’s Angels bombshell who was briefly married to Lee Majors, one of my heroes of the day as The Six Million Dollar Man. Unfortunately Farrah died today at the age of 62 after […]


RIP David Carradine

Actor David Carradine, of Kung Fu fame, was found hanged in his hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand. I’ve seen a few episodes of Kung Fu and seen Carradine in several other productions (Kill Bill, among others). I was happy to have shared Carradine with my daughter when he appeared in an episode of Lizzie McGuire […]


RIP Dom DeLuise

Comic actor Dom DeLuise passed away in his sleep last night. He was 75 years old. Below is one of my earliest memories of him from his brief but memorable appearance in Blazing Saddles.


R.I.P. Joe Ades

I came across a New York Times obituary in my RSS feeds today. It was for a man named Joe Ades. Ades was a salesman who demonstrated his wares on the streets of New York City. What did he sell? Potato peelers. You read that right. He sold potato peelers. I had seen Ades selling […]


RIP Ricardo Montalban

As most people my age I was first exposed to Ricardo Montalban as Mr. Roarke on Fantasy Island. I later saw him in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, by far the best Star Trek movie. As I grew older I saw him in many other productions from earlier and later in his career […]