Archive for the ‘Obituary’ Category

TCM Remembers 2019

December 17, 2019

Oh, golly. It’s hanky time, folks, as Turner Classic Movies looks back and fondly recalls the people in the movie industry we lost this past year…

So Long, Kip (Rest In Pisces)

August 19, 2019

I just heard that comedian Kip Adotta passed away last week at the age of 75. While he was far from a household name, I have to say his novelty song Wet Dream never failed to make me smile. If you like fish puns (and who doesn’t?), check out this little ditty …

Peter Tork (1942-2019)

February 21, 2019

I woke up to the news that Peter Tork of the Monkees had died. I know he had been ill and he was in his seventies so it shouldn’t be a shock but it’s always a blow to hear someone you grew up admiring has passed away. I’m sure others will be able to say things about him that are more poignant and salient than I, simply a fan, could manage, so I’ll just leave you with one of my favorite Monkees songs – one in which Tork shared lead vocals with Davy Jones.

TCM Remembers 2018

December 18, 2018

Hankies at the ready, please. Yes, it’s that time of year again … the time when TCM Remembers. Yes, it’s sad but it’s also a true celebration of lives and legacies. (Plus your heart’s gotta soar just a wee bit when you see what may be the last Stan Lee cameo ever.)

TCM Remembers 2017

December 18, 2017

You don’t have to cry. But then again you don’t have to be human either.

TCM Remembers 2016

December 31, 2016

Getcher hankies out. You’ll need ’em.

Float On, Champ!

June 4, 2016

I remembered this song from my youth. Seemed appropriate about now.