Tag Archives: passings

“Into the great wide open, Under them skies of blue…”

As you all know by now, we’ve lost Tom Petty. His was one of those persistent voices that seemed to throb in the background of my adolescent years, always there, always. One of my friends, upon graduating high school, proceeded to … Continue reading

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“Silence like a cancer grows”

There is no easy way to say this: we’ve lost June Foray. If you were a child in the 1970s or 1980s, there is a good chance that you know her voice, if not necessarily her name. Aunt May from Spider-Man … Continue reading

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“Let me apologize for what I’m about to say”

By now, you’ve heard the news: Linkin Park frontman and singer Chester Bennington has died. The death is being investigated as a possible suicide. When the news broke yesterday, one of my coworkers said glumly, “There goes my childhood.” He, being … Continue reading

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Thoughts

It’s that time of year again. I’ve been checking my local Walmart for Transformers school supplies on a daily basis. So far, I’ve only found a pair of backpacks and little else. This troubles me, as this is a movie … Continue reading

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“You’re not just a memory…”

If you’re anything like me, a child of the 1980s and a bit of a Gen Xer, you might have spent a few hours in the early afternoon on weekdays watching cartoons after school. Or maybe you caught them on … Continue reading

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Dimming the Lights in Gotham City

I heard about this on Saturday but didn’t have the chance to say much about it: Adam West, known as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the 1960s Batman television series, has died. He was 88 and he had been battling leukemia. Technically, the Batman … Continue reading

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“I’m only faking when I get it right…”

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died. He was 52. I really have nothing to add. I’ll let his music speak what I cannot say. But he will be greatly missed.

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