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colin-nasseri's picture
Apr.08.2013
"Robert Egbert died."  This was a clueless co-worker making the announcement I'd already heard hours before via a friend's text. It grated on my nerves so badly I responded from my desk loudly, "RoGER EBERT, goddammit!" The news of his passing was surprising, to say the least. He had only...
randy-mitchell's picture
Sep.07.2012
The recent death of actor, Michael Clarke Duncan at such an early age made me stop, and remember all the memorable roles he played during his short time on the silver screen. For instance, I loved him as accused murderer, John Coffey in The Green Mile. He was a huge, extremely powerful-looking man...
annette-talbert's picture
Jul.03.2012
This week has brought the cycle of three celebrity deaths a little closer to home. I grew up in the 60's-70's when tv shows gave you stars like Don Grady (Robbie Douglas, My Three Sons), Doris Singleton (Carolyn Appleby, I Love Lucy), and Andy Griffith (Sheriff Andy Taylor, The Andy...
michael-seidel's picture
May.21.2012
Robin Gibb passed away. I won't go into how many celebrities have passed away already in 2012. It's been noted and commented before that celebrities die in groups of three. If that is really the case, it seems like the cycle time between groups of three has declined. I say that because it...
aberjhani's picture
Sep.05.2009
While investigations surrounding the death of Michael Jackson steadily progressed and media frenzy over different facets of his life continued, the great entertainer and philanthropist himself was laid to rest September 3, 2009, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. Jackson's...
aberjhani's picture
Aug.27.2009
As what would have been the beloved iconic entertainer's 51st birthday approaches (August 29, 2009) the world community once again finds itself engaged in rediscovering, redefining, and re-devouring Michael Jackson. Some are feasting as they have been for years on continuous disclosures about...
aberjhani's picture
Aug.24.2009
"This world we live in is the dance of the Creator. Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye but the dance lives on." --Michael Jackson, The Dance       The black star zooms gold.Wings of white flame torch his throat.His voice has arrived. A nest of brothersand...