Wept when it was all done ...

Jose Fernandez, still at the beginning of what figured to be a stellar career, on and off the field. Thurman Munson, at the end of a stellar career on the field, and, by all indications, on the brink of a successful real estate life off it.

Both always pursuing something seemingly a little beyond their […]

RIP Arnold Palmer

There have been many Pennsylvanian legends through the years, and likely more to come. Arnold Palmer assuredly near the top of that list. Golf legend isn’t even the half of it, and as a Penn Stater, words of appreciation for the blue and white courses Arnie designed aren’t, either. My dad an original member […]

R.I.P. Bill Nunn

Character actor Bill Nunn passed away yesterday at 62. The cause of death was not released.

Nunn was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; his father was a longtime scout for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He got his acting start appearing in the films of his friend Spike Lee, most famously as Radio Raheem […]

Sunday Open Thread — Never Forget

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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

A photo posted by Aaron (@aeyron) on Jul 8, 2016 at 5:05pm PDT


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 […]