Posts Tagged In Memoriam
“What are we gonna do, man? What are we gonna do?!?”
One of the categories I have on this blogs television awards is the award for a show that’s gone too soon. This year, I was going to give that award to The Crazy Ones, and now there’s an even bigger reason to honor that show with such an accolade, as of around noon today, prolific actor, comedian and Oscar award winner Robin Williams was found dead in his home. Don’t Stop — There’s Plenty More
I watched Tony Gwynn play baseball for several years. Most of them were in his twilight years as far as the game goes, but that doesn’t take away from any of his many accomplishments during that time. I watched on television as he joined the 3,000 hit club, kept my eye on the newspaper every morning to keep an eye on his battle with Todd Helton as they battled to be the one to capture the elusive .400 batting average, and cheered every time he slapped that baseball through the 5.5 hole. (For the uninitiated, that would be the gap between the third baseman and the shortstop.) He was always in high spirits because he loved the game; but he loved the city more. Don’t Stop — There’s Plenty More
Today, we lost a master of comedy.
Actor, writer, director and producer Harold Ramis, who got his start on the sketch comedy show SCTV (which also included John Candy, Rick Moranis, Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara), passed away this morning from a rare immune deficiency disease. Don’t Stop — There’s Plenty More