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Wednesday, 21 April 2021

The Man Behind Meat Loaf | Hazlitt

quote [ Jim Steinman?s goal was to make ?the most extreme car crash song of all time,? and that?s exactly what ?Bat Out of Hell? is. ]

Also: Cline Dion. He's dead, Jim.
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[by Paracetamol@6:50pmGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Yahoo Answers will be shut down forever on May 4th

quote [ Yahoo Answers will see its final day next month. ]

Yahoo Answer
Dimmi dimmi dimmi dove cazzo l'after
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[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Rush Limbaugh, conservative radio titan, has died of lung cancer at age 70

quote [ Rush Limbaugh, talk titan and Republican kingmaker, has died at age 70 of lung cancer at his Palm Beach County home in Florida. ]

Rush Limbaugh don't know shit about, "The Way Things Ought To Be"
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[by ScoobySnacks@5:37pmGMT] [28 comments]

Friday, 12 February 2021

Chick Corea, Jazz Fusion Pioneer, Has Died Of Cancer At 79

quote [ The wide-ranging keyboardist, composer and bandleader died Feb. 9 of cancer. He was one of the fathers of jazz fusion, with his work spanning from acoustic jazz to his own interpretations of Mozart. ]

The definition of a legend, I know I personally learned a lot about Jazz through his music
Some of his performances in the extended

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Friday, 22 January 2021

Baseball great Henry ?Hank? Aaron, 86, passes into history

quote [ In March of 1954, with his place in the major leagues far from assured, Hank Aaron was granted a start in a Milwaukee exhibition game versus Boston, only because Bobby Thomson, the regular left fielder and Aaron?s idol, had just broken his ankle. ]

I was never THAT in to baseball, but living in the ATL you couldn't help but be familiar with Hank and his efforts in the area.
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[by XregnaR@5:16pmGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 8 November 2020

Alex Trebek, beloved 'Jeopardy!' host, dies after cancer battle at age 80

quote [ The legendary game show figure was best known his soothing voice and understated humor. ]

Better Alex Trebek, I don't answer
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[by ScoobySnacks@5:48pmGMT] [6 comments]

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Sean Connery: James Bond actor dies aged 90

quote [ He was the first to bring the role to the big screen and appeared in seven of the spy thrillers. ]

Drunk as Sean Connery at the Bonavie
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[by ScoobySnacks@12:53pmGMT] [44 comments]

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

James Randi has died.

quote [ We are very sad to say that James Randi passed away yesterday, due to age-related causes.
He had an Amazing life. We will miss him.
Please respect Deyvi Pea?s privacy during this difficult time. ]

James Randi, a large figure in the scientific skeptic community who did a lot to combat frauds and pseudoscience, has passed away.
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[by biblebeltdrunk@9:36pmGMT] [6 comments]

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Eddie Van Halen, Legendary Guitarist, Dies at 65

quote [ He had been battling cancer for years ]

Eddie Van Halen made young fingers itch
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[by ScoobySnacks@7:48pmGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 3 September 2020

David Graeber, anthropologist and author of Bullshit Jobs, dies aged 59

quote [ On Thursday Graeber?s wife, the artist and writer Nika Dubrovsky, announced on Twitter that Graeber had died in hospital in Venice the previous day. The cause of death is not yet known.

Renowned for his biting and incisive writing about bureaucracy, politics and capitalism, Graeber was a leading figure in the Occupy Wall Street movement and professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics (LSE) at the time of his death. His final book, The Dawn of Everything: a New History of Humanity, written with David Wengrove, will be published in autumn 2021. ]

Damn, that's a shame. My ToRead list still has a number of his titles on it. Wink, wink. Nudge nudge.
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[by steele@8:31pmGMT] [4 comments]

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