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Darkest Knight

On Friday, Prime told me the news: Kevin Conroy had died of cancer. There are plenty of people who don’t recognize that name. But to many others–myself included–that name is synonymous with one persona and one persona alone: Batman. If … Continue reading

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Conflicted

As you know Robbie Coltrane died. To say that I’m conflicted about this is being gentle; I enjoyed the movies and books, but I can’t bring myself to watch or read them because of Joanne Rowling and her sudden turn … Continue reading

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Nothing to Say

By now, everyone has heard. Queen Elizabeth is dead. To be fair, I have no real thoughts about this; I don’t live in the UK, the monarchy doesn’t really affect the United States, and we had a whole ass war … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Slag This Year

This happened yesterday: Nichelle Nichols passed away at the age of 89. I don’t have words. Really. I grew up with Star Trek; I saw the starship Enterprise as a representation of Earth, of how things should be. There were … Continue reading

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Busted

Over the weekend, we lost Ivan Reitman, best known for directing Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2. His son just recently took over the franchise, directing Ghostbusters: Afterlife, which was fairly well received. But the original director of Ghostbusters is gone. He … Continue reading

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Prescient

Honestly? It was pure coincidence that I made that choice for Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush. I had no idea what had happened; when I did hear about it, I was absolutely stunned. Sixty five is not that old. Not nowadays, … Continue reading

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Conflicted

Just yesterday, we were told of the passing of Derrick J. Wyatt. For those of you who don’t know, he was best known for his work on Ben 10. In my case, I knew him for Transformers: Animated, which is … Continue reading

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Lost Orbit

I stumbled across the news while on Facebook: Jack Angel, the voice of Astrotrain, has died. He was 90. Astrotrain wasn’t one of my favorite characters; he was a Deception and I was firmly an Autobot supporter. My main crush … Continue reading

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Fuck This Year. I’m Out.

Kirby Morrow has died. He was the voice of Rad in Transformers: Armada and the dub voice of Miroku in Inyasha, as well as Cyclops on X-Men Evolution. He was 47. I can’t even with this year. Just when things … Continue reading

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His Way

René Auberjonois has died. His name may not seem familiar; he did voice work in Challenge of the Gobots and had a recurring role on Benson. He was a cast member of the original 1970s movie M.A.S.H. But he was … Continue reading

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