RIP David Huddleston, 1930-2016

Character actor and Air Force veteran David Huddleston has passed away at the age of 85.

Huddleston was born and raised in the small town of Vinton, Virginia. He attended Fork Union Military Academy and served as an officer in the Air Force for four years before moving to New York and studying […]

RIP Jerry Doyle

Actor and conservative pundit Jerry Doyle was found dead in his Las Vegas home yesterday, just 11 days after his 60th birthday. The cause of death is yet to be determined.

Doyle was born and raised in Brooklyn, the eldest (adopted) son of a police officer and a stay-at-home mother. According to IMDB, […]

Saturday Open Thread

Say their names: Michael Smith, Michael Krol, Patrick Zamarippa, Brent Thompson, Lorne Ahrens. #bluelivesmatter

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Friday Open Thread

RIP — Elie Wiesel

Holocaust survivor, author, and deserving Nobel winner Elie Wiesel has died at age 87. From Haaretz:

In 2006, popular talk-show host Oprah Winfrey selected a new translation of “Night” by Wiesel’s wife Marion for her book club, helping to push the book to a top spot on The New York Times’ best-seller list for […]

Mash-Up Monday

RIP, “Dimebag.”

Saturday Open Thread

Muhammad Ali in George Foreman's grill. RIP

Saturday Song

RIP — Chief Joe Medicine Crow

RIP chief and warrior Joe Medicine Crow..

According to Crow tradition, a man must fulfill certain requirements to become chief of the tribe: command a war party successfully, enter an enemy camp at night and steal a horse, wrestle a weapon away from his enemy and touch the first enemy fallen, without killing […]

R.I.P. — Antonin Scalia

Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at age 79:

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the judicial standard-bearer of the conservative movement and the court’s most provocative member, died Saturday. He was 79.

?His death means President Obama could have an unprecedented chance to try to shift the balance of the court […]