All posts tagged "RIP"
Legendary Comic Don Rickles Dies at 90.
ARTICLE VIEWS: 32 #RIP Don Rickles Dies at 90. Don Rickles was an equal opportunity comic offender. He became famous for his politically incorrect jokes, and for insulting his audience. The New Yorker described him as a tough...
- Posted April 6, 2017
Chuck Barris Final Curtain Call RIP
ARTICLE VIEWS: 41 Chuck Barris, the producer and host of The Gong Show took his final curtain call this week. Chuck Barris was born on June 3, 1929, in Philadelphia. Having previously worked as an assistant to...
- Posted March 22, 2017
RIP Mary Tyler Moore: 1st Feminist
ARTICLE VIEWS: 196 Since the invention of television, American sitcoms typically depicted a traditional family as a mother, father, and children. However, The Mary Tyler Moore Show broke away from that trend of the traditional woman that...
- Posted January 25, 2017
RIP David Bowie. Backstory: Ziggy & NASA
ARTICLE VIEWS: 652 David Bowie RIP. 8 January 1947 — 10 January 2016 (aged 69) David Robert Jones, aka, David Bowie was born January 8th, 1947, in Brixton, a poor suburb of London, England. He changed his name to...
- Posted January 8, 2017
George Michael, RIP
ARTICLE VIEWS: 829 Photo By Yves Lorson from Kapellen, Belgium – George Michael, CC BY 2.0, Link 2016 Takes Another Music Great. George Michael, RIP Wild speculation is out today regarding the cause of death of beloved...
- Posted December 26, 2016
Sharon Jones Life & Death RIP
ARTICLE VIEWS: 10,703 Sharon Jones, the soul and funk singer who fronted Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, died Friday, November 18, 2016, at a Cooperstown, New York hospital after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. She was...
- Posted November 19, 2016
Leon Russell, HeadLines The Great Big Gig In The Sky
ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,112 Leon Russell was an artist my mom played a lot when I was a kid. I paid attention and perked my ears up because a Leon Russell song could make her cry. Today, “A Song...
- Posted November 13, 2016
Elvis Presley RIP Aug 16th, 1977
ARTICLE VIEWS: 2,318 August 16th marks 39 years since the passing of Elvis Aaron Presley. Like most people alive in 1977, I remember the death of Elvis Presley, even though I was nothing but a snot-nosed kid....
- Posted August 16, 2016