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Dick Gregory, RIP

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On August 19, 2017

The great Dick Gregory, one of the most amazing living Americans, has died. Gregory was both a pioneering comedian who influenced people such as Richard Pryor and someone who was at the front lines of

Powers Boothe, RIP

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On May 15, 2017
Powers Boothe is dead. Sadly, I guess this means that Cy Tolliver won’t be in the film version of Deadwood that may eventually happen, hopefully before all the other actors are dead too. Of all the characters in Deadwood, Tolliver was probably the single most vile, outside of George Hearst. Meaning that Boothe must have […]
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Mary Tyler Moore, RIP

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On January 25, 2017
Mary Tyler Moore has died, at the age of 80. We actually made it through over three weeks of 2017 without a major cultural figure dying. And I guess it’s kind of a fitting time to go, a pioneering figure in feminist portrayals in popular culture leaving life when the nation’s government has declared war […]

Vo Quy, RIP

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On January 12, 2017

Vo Quy, the pioneering Vietnamese environmentalist and communist who not only convinced Ho Chi Minh to create Vietnam’s first national park, but also played a critical role in bringing his natio

Irving Fields, RIP

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On August 23, 2016

The wonderful Irving Fields has died at the age of 101. Fields was a brilliant piano player and probably the last living man on the Catskill circuit of the postwar years who in the 1950s combined Jewi

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