Category Archives: R.I.P.

R.I.P. Singer Dolores O’Riordan

Dolores O’Riordan, Lead Singer of the Cranberries, Dies at 46 I just learned of this. I am shocked. Her voice! Rest in peace. The Cranberries – Zombie Advertisements

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R.I.P. Singer, Actor David Cassidy

David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ Star, Dies at 67 David Cassidy, pop culture idol of the 1970s, died Tuesday in a Florida hospital. The musician and actor was 67. [. . .] He had been hospitalized for several days with organ … Continue reading

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November 4, 2017: Post-Attack NYC Bike Path

Concrete barriers at the start of the path across from Battery Park:

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R.I.P. NYC Bike Path Victims

Terrorist Sayfullo Saipov drives Home Depot truck through lower Manhattan bike lane, killing 8 in ISIS-inspired havoc Tourists from Argentina, Belgium among dead in Manhattan terrorist truck attack

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R.I.P. Director Tobe Hooper

Aw, first Romero. Now Hooper. Someone protect John Carpenter and Roger Corman! Tobe Hooper, Director of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,’ Dies at 74 I must confess that The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is one of several well-known movies I’ve … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Genius Jerry Lewis

So many laughs. So much inspiration. It is cliché yet true: His kind will never come again. After the break, some must-see video.

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R.I.P. Actor Hywel Bennett

​Hywel Bennett, star of television and film, dies aged 73 A great loss. I saw him first in The Family Way. He co-starred again with Hayley Mills in Endless Night. He appeared in two Dennis Potter series, Pennies from Heaven and … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Martin Landau

Martin Landau, Actor Who Won an Oscar for ‘Ed Wood,’ Dies at 89 Mission: Impossible, Space: 1999, and the groundbreaking work overflowing with affection that nabbed him the Oscar.

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R.I.P. Director George Romero

Remembering George A. Romero, Master of the Undead Romero didn’t invent the zombie movie, but he did reanimate it, using cheap-but-effective effects, patient camerawork, and amateur actors to give the movie an almost documentary-like urgency. As a result, Night went … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Adam West

I’m late with this because of no WiFi on the weekend. Even though it was inevitable, it was still a shock. Purists can harp all they like about the 1960s Batman TV series, but for kids like me who watched … Continue reading

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