Tag: deaths

Home / (Page 18)

Remembering Paul Motian

By
|
In General
|
On January 10, 2012
Will Layman offers a lovely remembrance of the late, great Paul Motian, whose passing we have talked about here a couple of times. A couple of months ago, I found the New Left dystopian film “Punishment Park.” In it, Motian provides one of the great soundtracks of all time. Worth a viewing for the soundtrack […]

Cesaria Evora, RIP

By
|
On December 18, 2011

As the pundit and blogging worlds mourn the loss of a blowhard amoral drunk and reaffirms how much the media loves to talk about itself, the world should really be mourning Vaclav Havel and Cesaria Ev

Fred Shuttlesworth, RIP

By
|
In General
|
On October 5, 2011
Sad loss of one of the last living great civil rights leaders from the minister-dominated wing of the movement. Shuttlesworth was most noted for his organization of the Birmingham actions, but throughout the movement was a tough, action-oriented leader who could push King out of his comfort zone and into more direct action. He’s also […]

Geronimo Pratt, RIP

By
|
On June 3, 2011

This is a day where death has dominated the headlines–Jack Kevorkian, the American economy, Marshall Matt Dillon. But I want to say a special word about the recently deceased Geronimo Pratt, the

1 17 18
It is main inner container footer text