Pancreatic cancer — a disease I regard as proving either the indifference of the universe or the hostility of god — took him out. I can’t claim to have been a close follower of Pavar
Honestly, I haven’t had this much fun watching a blogger trainwreck since Khamenei supposedly went toe-up. This episode has an extra layer of appeal, in that the usual wingnut blogs have been jo
Remarkably, Sonny Rollins’s sublime “St. Thomas” came up on my I-Tunes shuffle about 10 minutes before that I read that the incomparable drummer who played on the track had passed aw
Gameshow kingpin Merv Griffin is no more. An odd guy by any standard, Griffin was a right wing nut who introduced Nancy Reagan to his psychic. His very name, however, inspired one of the great moments
I note with some surprise that we haven’t mentioned the passing of Ingmar Bergman or Bill Walsh. Both were geniuses in their own worlds. Rest in peace. . . . update from d: Erik Loomis has some
Ulrich Muehe, the Stasi agent in The Lives of Others, has passed away. I had no idea he was sick, but apparently he’s been suffering from stomach cancer. Rest in peace.
I have always preferred the “one barber” option, given numerous opportunities to have my hair cut. When I arrived in Seattle in 1997, I found a barber, near campus, who charged high rates
Jim Clark, the thug who oversaw the racist gulag of Selma for more than a decade, went toe-up yesterday in an Alabama nursing home. Clark was best remembered for the nationally-televised police riot t