Rolling RIP/Obituary Thread 2012

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oh fuck earl scruggs was a titan. rest easy world-changingly great picker.

tempestuous alaskan nites! (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Thursday, 29 March 2012 00:07 (2 years ago) Permalink

oh no

I saw him at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass a few years back, he was wonderful

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Thursday, 29 March 2012 00:10 (2 years ago) Permalink

Rich's gazahls are great.

(Dre) vs. (Eazy), Thursday, 29 March 2012 00:31 (2 years ago) Permalink

Scruggs and Rich, jammin' in Heaven, I hope.

(Dre) vs. (Eazy), Thursday, 29 March 2012 00:32 (2 years ago) Permalink

Was suprised by Adrienne Rich, didnt know she was still with us!

zooey bechamel (Trayce), Thursday, 29 March 2012 02:11 (2 years ago) Permalink

Southern novelist Harry Crews.

)Dre( vs. (Eazy), Friday, 30 March 2012 05:42 (2 years ago) Permalink

Oh booooo that sucks!

torture prom (jjjusten), Friday, 30 March 2012 06:22 (2 years ago) Permalink

Warren Stevens, character actor who played Doc Ostrow in Forbidden Planet

http://www.airlockalpha.com/node/9036/forbidden-planets-warren-stevens-dies-at-92.html

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 1 April 2012 06:56 (2 years ago) Permalink

Sorry for your loss, Dr. Morbius.

Singularities Going Steady (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 1 April 2012 12:53 (2 years ago) Permalink

according to a FB friend, jamaa fanaka passed away (can't find any obits yet tho) - i missed his films in the LA rebellion screening series that just happened here but 'penitentiary' and 'welcome home, brother charles' are considered blaxploitation classics

y'tulip, y'pea-brained earwig (donna rouge), Monday, 2 April 2012 20:29 (2 years ago) Permalink

RIP NY Cosmos and Lazio legend Giorgio Chinaglia

MIke Love Battery (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 3 April 2012 21:43 (2 years ago) Permalink

Luke Askew Acording to his wiki, he passed on March 30th.

Mike Love Costume Jewelry on Etsy (C. Grisso/McCain), Friday, 6 April 2012 18:17 (2 years ago) Permalink

James Marshall, guy who developed those stacked amplifiers

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Saturday, 7 April 2012 03:29 (2 years ago) Permalink

RIP. But the former WFMU dj of the same name seems to still be going strong

MIke Love Battery (James Redd and the Blecchs), Saturday, 7 April 2012 03:33 (2 years ago) Permalink

Thomas Kinkade painter of shite light.

Madchen, Saturday, 7 April 2012 03:42 (2 years ago) Permalink

Placerville fellow, just up the hill from Sacramento. Heaven will be full of little candles and Christmas scenes.

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Saturday, 7 April 2012 03:49 (2 years ago) Permalink

Mothers and grandmothers everywhere will mourn.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 7 April 2012 03:54 (2 years ago) Permalink

Jigsaw puzzles at half-mast

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Saturday, 7 April 2012 03:58 (2 years ago) Permalink

end of an era

Chris S, Saturday, 7 April 2012 04:00 (2 years ago) Permalink

Mike Wallace!

Josh in Chicago, Sunday, 8 April 2012 14:33 (2 years ago) Permalink

Josh in Chicago, Sunday, 8 April 2012 14:35 (2 years ago) Permalink

i'm glad we now recognize bullshit movies as the highest posthumous truth

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 8 April 2012 19:51 (2 years ago) Permalink

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, designer of the Porsche 911

― Mike Love Costume Jewelry on Etsy (C. Grisso/McCain), Thursday, April 5, 2012 12:02 PM (3 days ago)

♆ (gr8080), Monday, 9 April 2012 01:31 (2 years ago) Permalink

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 9 April 2012 01:32 (2 years ago) Permalink

xpost Wait, I thought you never saw "The Insider," you doofus.

Anyway, I always wondered what Mike Wallace thought of a characterization that simultaneously lionized him as a journalistic badass and a cynical, self-interested sell-out.

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 9 April 2012 02:40 (2 years ago) Permalink

dunno where u got that idea; I saw the bipartite Mann hunks-in-gray-hair crapfests

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Monday, 9 April 2012 02:58 (2 years ago) Permalink

Jack Tramiel, founder of Commodore computers and Auschwitz survivor
http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier/2012/04/09/computer-legend-and-gaming-pioneer-jack-tramiel-dies-at-age-83/

zappi, Monday, 9 April 2012 22:13 (2 years ago) Permalink

He was pals with Hô Chi Minh and was an official interlocutor between him and Kissinger.

L'ennui, cette maladie de tous les (Michael White), Wednesday, 11 April 2012 15:26 (2 years ago) Permalink

Effing heck, even Le Fig wants me to download a sodding app these days

Madchen, Wednesday, 11 April 2012 19:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

Paul Bogart, TV director of All in the Family, Get Smart, The Defenders

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/18/arts/television/paul-bogart-tv-director-dies-at-92.html

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 18 April 2012 11:59 (2 years ago) Permalink

Oh, wow, William Finley. Outside of DePalma's work, that dude ate more scenery than any other actor in history on Tobe Hooper's "Eaten Alive."

i love the large auns pictures! (Phil D.), Wednesday, 18 April 2012 12:34 (2 years ago) Permalink

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Many apologies for the incorrect news about Dick Cheney. Of course it is Dick CLARK who just died. Sorry for dropping the ball on that.

Autumn Almanac, Wednesday, 18 April 2012 20:46 (2 years ago) Permalink

lol, but also ;_; @ not true

Johnny Fever, Wednesday, 18 April 2012 20:50 (2 years ago) Permalink

I'm sure that, on balance, Clark contributed a lot to the history of pop. The one thing I always held against him was the way he emerged from the payola scandal of the early '60s untouched, while Alan Freed took the fall.

clemenza, Wednesday, 18 April 2012 21:07 (2 years ago) Permalink

millions of lazy sitcom writers mourn the passing of their laziest go to old person joke

Badu and a sax run hand-in-hand (jjjusten), Wednesday, 18 April 2012 21:11 (2 years ago) Permalink

betty white died?

congratulations (n/a), Wednesday, 18 April 2012 21:19 (2 years ago) Permalink

Dick Clark just HAD to die in 2012. Fuck, maybe the Mayans were right!

Johnny Fever, Wednesday, 18 April 2012 21:35 (2 years ago) Permalink

Chuck Colson, Nixon-admin detritus. Good fucking riddance.

i love the large auns pictures! (Phil D.), Saturday, 21 April 2012 21:53 (2 years ago) Permalink

Watergate Club in hell nearly complete

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 22 April 2012 00:01 (1 year ago) Permalink

Don't have a link yet, but the Gram Parsons page on FB is reporting that Chris Etheridge has died.

Raymond Dubious Davies (C. Grisso/McCain), Monday, 23 April 2012 16:27 (1 year ago) Permalink

can't find an obit yet but amos vogel reportedly passed away this morning. 'film as a subversive art' was key to my film-fan development (i own 2 copies)

y'tulip, y'pea-brained earwig (donna rouge), Tuesday, 24 April 2012 18:56 (1 year ago) Permalink

more on Vogel... I don't think I've ever seen or heard much about that book. :(

http://mubi.com/notebook/posts/amos-vogel-1921-2012

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 25 April 2012 15:04 (1 year ago) Permalink

it should be in print now (i managed to get a copy off the street from one of the back-of-the-truck booksellers in front of NYU when it wasn't)

y'tulip, y'pea-brained earwig (donna rouge), Wednesday, 25 April 2012 15:11 (1 year ago) Permalink


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