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Friday, 28 April 2017

Nick Sand, Orange Sunshine LSD chemist, dies at 75

quote [ ?We got the whole prison stoned, this is what freedom is really about. It?s not about not being in chains, it?s about not having your mind enslaved,? Nick declared. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+6 Informative]
[by arrowhen@1:58amGMT] [6 comments]

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Jonathan Demme, Oscar-Winning Director of ?Silence of the Lambs,? Dies At 73

quote [ From "Rachel Getting Married" to "Philadelphia" and more, Demme left his mark on the industry with one of the most varied directing careers imaginable. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:58pmGMT] [3 comments]

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

'Zen And The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' Author Robert M. Pirsig Dies At 88

quote [ Zen was published in 1974, after being rejected by 121 publishing houses. "The book is brilliant beyond belief," wrote Morrow editor James Landis before publication. "It is probably a work of genius and will, I'll wager, attain classic status." ]

[SFW] [obituaries] [+7 Informative]
[by Bob Denver@5:15amGMT] [6 comments]

Sunday, 23 April 2017

R.I.P. Erin Moran, from Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi

quote [ Variety reports that Erin Moran, the former child actor who starred for nine years on Happy Days and its short-lived spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi, has died. Moran was 56. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:56amGMT] [6 comments]

Friday, 21 April 2017

Cuba Gooding, Sr., Main Ingredient Singer, Dead at 72

quote [ Cuba Gooding, Sr., lead singer of the Main Ingredient, has died at the age of 72. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@4:43amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 17 April 2017

Clifton James, Who Played a Sheriff in 2 Bond Films, Dies at 96

quote [ Though he was born and raised in the Northwest, Mr. James often played a convincing Southerner in films like ?Cool Hand Luke? and ?Live and Let Die.? ]

He played a Sheriff in some many movies, talk about a typecasting. I first saw him in Superman 2 and the 2 James Bond films. i just watched him in Silver Streak this weekend.
[SFW] [obituaries]
[by vintuk@10:42pmGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Allan Holdsworth Dead At 70

quote [ Groundbreaking guitarist who played with U.K. Soft Machine, Gong, Jean-Luc Ponty passes away unexpectedly.

As a guitarist he was cited by the likes of Eddie Van Hlaen, Joe Satriani, Alex Lifeson and John Petrucci as a major influence, while Mahavishnu Orchestra guitarist John McLaughlin once said of him: "I'd steal everything Allan was doing, if only I could figure out what the heck it was that he was doing." ]

One of the true giants of the guitar world.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+5 Informative]
[by knumbknutz@7:37pmGMT] [7 comments]

Internet, computer pioneer Robert W Taylor dies

quote [ Robert W Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, dies at the age of 85. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:21amGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 15 April 2017

World's oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117

quote [ Italian Emma Morano was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01pmGMT] [6 comments]

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Senior New York judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River

quote [ The body of the first black woman to serve in New York's highest court is found in the Hudson River. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+2]
[by XregnaR@4:22pmGMT] [3 comments]

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