Tag: deaths

Home /
img

John Anderson

By
|
In General
|
On December 6, 2017
I suppose it’s worth mentioning the death of John Anderson. As someone who has thought a good bit about vanity third parties presidential campaigns, largely with pure contempt for them and the people who vote for them, none have made less sense to me than Anderson in 1980. It’s true that I have never studied […]
img

Dick Gregory, RIP

By
|
In General
|
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 civil rights and racial justice for decades. More than a comedian, Mr. Gregory was driven by an unwavering commitment to […]

Powers Boothe, RIP

By
|
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

img

Vo Quy, RIP

By
|
In General
|
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 nation and the United States to an agreement on dealing with the ecocide the Americans committed after the war, has died at the age of […]
1 2 11
It is main inner container footer text