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Griff 04-13-2020 01:09 PM

hmmm... interesting

Happy Monkey 04-14-2020 11:09 AM

Great memorial from XKCD today
https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rip_john_conway.gif

Diaphone Jim 04-14-2020 11:19 AM

Yes: Stirling Moss
Easily in my top few sports heroes and one I met and spoke to personally.
I have a photo from the LA Times Sports section of Moss, Phil Hill and a handsome unidentified UC Riverside freshman in deep conversation in the Riverside Raceway pits. c.1960.

Undertoad 04-18-2020 11:57 AM

RIP bassist Matthew Seligman, 63. COD: COVID-19

Not a lot of people will know about this gent but he was highly influential on me.

Thomas Dolby, Robyn Hitchcock, The Soft Boys, Thompson Twins... he was in David Bowie's band for Live Aid, and guested on many many recordings. People knew he was one of the good 'uns.

DanaC 05-07-2020 05:59 PM

RIP Ty

Old school British rapper, highly respected, very talented - 47 years old. COD: COVID-19

Quote:

Ty, the acclaimed, Mercury-nominated UK rapper, has died aged 47 after contracting coronavirus.

The Nigerian-British musician was known for a witty, mature style that owed more to the old-school US rappers than the grittier street sounds of London.

In 2004, his second album, Upwards, was nominated for the Mercury Prize alongside Amy Winehouse, The Streets and eventual winners Franz Ferdinand.

His death was mourned by stars including Ghetts and Roots Manuva.

DJ Charlie Sloth called him "a friend, a role model and a true foundation to UK rap".
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-52584834

monster 05-09-2020 10:48 AM

Little Richard

Probably Not COVID

monster 05-09-2020 10:52 AM

and COVID finished what the tiger started.....

Roy Horn

Gravdigr 05-09-2020 11:16 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by monster (Post 1052358)
Little Richard

Probably Not COVID

The other Big C, cancer.





I came here just to say WOPBOPALUBOPAWOPBAMBOOM!!

BigV 05-10-2020 10:55 AM

Well said and well, sad.

Gravdigr 05-11-2020 02:42 PM

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Frank Costanza, I mean Jerry Stiller died today (May 11) at age 92, of natural causes.

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Gravdigr 05-12-2020 08:46 AM

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Paul Vasquez, who marveled at ‘Double Rainbow’ in early viral video, dies at 57

glatt 05-12-2020 01:50 PM

That's too bad.

Lotta bad news lately. :yelsick:

sexobon 05-15-2020 05:02 PM

Gravdigr made him famous here in The Cellar.

Ronald J. Shurer, Medal of Honor recipient, age 41, has died from cancer.

Medal of Honor recipient dies; saved lives in Afghanistan

sexobon 05-16-2020 03:43 PM

Comic Actor Fred Willard Dead at 86

Gravdigr 05-17-2020 12:02 PM

Phyllis George, former Miss America, and the first major network female sports reporter, longtime host of CBS' The NFL Today, also died recently, of a blood disorder. She was 70.


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