Displaying all articles tagged:

Obits

  1. obits
    Franco Zeffirelli, Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet Director, Dies at 96He died peacefully in his home.
  2. obits
    How Bushwick Bill Became a Rap Pioneer and One of Its Most Conflicted FiguresThe story of his life is one of resilience.
  3. deaths
    Geto Boys Rapper Bushwick Bill Is DeadHe battled with stage-four pancreatic cancer.
  4. obits
    Dr. John’s Peculiar Yet Undeniable New Orleans LegacyIt’s almost impossible to conceive of that city without hearing Rebennack’s gravelly, syrupy draaawwwl accompanying it.
  5. obits
    Roky Erickson Was the Patron Saint of Psychedelic EscapeAs frontman for the 13th Floor Elevators, Erickson birthed the very idea of psychedelia in the 1960s.
  6. obits
    Psych Rock Icon Roky Erickson Is DeadHe was 71.
  7. obits
    Thad Cochran Was a Vestige of a Non-Racist Southern GOPThe late senator was one of the last representatives of a southern Republicanism that pre-dated the region’s racial realignment.
  8. obits
    Enigmatic Bluesman Leon Redbone Has DiedHe was 69 … or possibly 127. It’s hard to say.
  9. obits
    The Most Upsetting Game of Thrones Death Was the Show ItselfAnd we couldn’t look away.
  10. obits
    Grumpy Cat Has DiedThe viral cat, who rose to fame from a Reddit post, was 7.
  11. obits
    Comedy Store Co-Founder Sammy Shore Has DiedHe was 92.
  12. obits
    Comedian Tim Conway Dead at 85Best known for his iconic Carol Burnett Show characters.
  13. deaths
    Goldie Hawn, Boy George, William Shatner Mourn Doris Day’s Death“For those of us in my generation, Doris Day was synonymous with Hollywood icon.”
  14. obits
    Doris Day, Golden Age Hollywood Icon, Dead at 97She acted, she sang, she did it all.
  15. obits
    Doris Day, Golden Age Hollywood Icon, Dead at 97She acted, she sang, she did it all.
  16. obits
    Mod Squad and Twin Peaks Star Peggy Lipton Has DiedShe was 72.
  17. obits
    Lorraine Warren, Clairvoyant Who Inspired The Conjuring, Dies at 92Warren’s paranormal investigations inspired the Conjuring and Annabelle franchises.
  18. obits
    Georgia Engel, Everybody Loves Raymond and Mary Tyler Moore Star, Dead at 70Engel, a sitcom veteran, also appeared on shows like Coach, Hot in Cleveland, and The Office, among many others.
  19. remembrances
    The Complicated Life and Death of Nipsey HussleEvery rapper says they love where they came from, but Nip invested in the very streets that ultimately took his life.
  20. the greats
    Agnès Varda’s Greatest Achievement Was Knowing HerselfThe French New Wave icon opened up a space where her portraiture of women — and, eventually, one woman in particular — could flourish.
  21. remembrances
    Scott Walker Was So Much More Than the Walker BrothersWhen he became disenchanted with the strictures of fame, Scott Walker struck a singular path away from it.
  22. obits
    Experimental Pop Star Scott Walker Dead at 76He embraced everything from the bubblegum to the avant-garde.
  23. obits
    Dick Dale, the King of Surf Guitar, Dead at 81Dale’s rock version of the folk song “Misirlou” found a new generation of fans when featured in the opening scene of 1994’s Pulp Fiction.
  24. rip
    Community’s Richard Erdman Dead at 93The character actor has a robust list of credits, including Stalag 17 and The Twilight Zone.
  25. obits
    Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine, Member of L.A.’s the Wrecking Crew, Dead at 90From the Ronettes to Simon & Garfunkel to Barbra Streisand, chances are there’s a Hal Blaine track close to your heart.
  26. remembrances
    Remembering Luke Perry, Who Will Forever Be Dylan McKay on Beverly Hills, 90210In memory of a gloriously sensitive ’90s bad boy.
  27. legacies
    Luke Perry Made It Cool to Be KindHe set the template for the tenderhearted bad boy that pop culture still mimics today.
  28. obits
    Legendary Composer and Film Scorer André Previn Has DiedHe was 89.
  29. obits
    Andy Anderson, Drummer for the Cure, Dead at 68“No Boo Hooing, here, just be positive, for me it’s just another life Experience and Hurdle.”
  30. rip
    Comedian Brody Stevens Dead at 48Stevens was mourned by the L.A. comedy community on Friday.
  31. obits
    The Monkees’ Peter Tork Dead at 77He was the bassist, keyboard player, and sometimes lead singer of one of the first-ever boy bands.
  32. obits
    In Remembrance of Artist Robert RymanHis all-white paintings seem as if they were fated to come into existence from the beginning of Modern Art.
  33. rip
    Louisa Moritz, Actress and Bill Cosby Accuser, Dies at 72She was featured in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
  34. rip
    Top Chef Contestant Fatima Ali Has DiedThe 29-year-old had waged a public battle with cancer.
  35. deaths
    Broadway’s Carol Channing, Star of Hello, Dolly!, Is Dead at 97Channing died at her home in Rancho Mirage, California.
  36. obits
    Jo Andres, Artist, Filmmaker, Dead at 64Andres was married to Steve Buscemi for 31 years.
  37. obits
    Hector Xtravaganza, of the House of Xtravaganza, Has DiedA member since the house’s birth in 1982, Xtravaganza was an enduring figure in New York’s underground ballroom community.
  38. obits
    R.I.P. Absolutely Fabulous Star June WhitfieldShe impressed herself on seven decades of British comedy.
  39. obits
    City on Fire Director, Ringo Lam, Is DeadHe was 63.
  40. obits
    Sister Wendy Beckett, the Nun Who Taught Us to Love Art, Has DiedShe loved nudes, atheists, and Piss Christ. We could use more nuns like her.
  41. obits
    Peter Masterson, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Creator, Has DiedHe was 84.
  42. obits
    Colin Kroll, HQ Trivia and Vine Co-Founder, Dead at 34From a suspected drug overdose.
  43. obits
    ‘Guess Who I Saw Today’ Singer Nancy Wilson Has DiedThe jazzy “song stylist” was 81.
  44. obits
    Oscar Nominated Sondra Locke, Girlfriend Turned Enemy of Clint Eastwood, Is DeadThe Outlaw Josey Wales star was 74.
  45. obits
    Buzzcocks Front Man Pete Shelley Dead at 63He died of a suspected heart attack in Estonia.
  46. the national interest
    The Good BushUnlike his son, “H.W.” was not a bad president. Why didn’t he get more respect in his time?
  47. obits
    Meme Culture Owes a Debt of Gratitude to SpongeBob Creator Stephen HillenburgThe SpongeBob SquarePants creator died at 57 on Monday.
  48. ricky jay
    10 Magic Tricks That Prove Ricky Jay’s Genius“This is indeed the luckiest night of my life.”
  49. obits
    Ricky Jay, Actor and Celebrity Magician, Dead at 72He frequently collaborated with David Mamet and wrote for The New Yorker.
  50. deaths
    Oscar-Winning Screenwriter William Goldman Dead at 87Goldman died in his Manhattan home last night.
Load More