British Artist Chris Barker Creates “Sgt. Pepper” Styled Tribute To Those Lost in 2016

British Artist Chris Barker has created a “Sgt. Pepper” themed tribute to all the beloved celebrities we’ve lost in 2016. Legends like David Bowie, Prince, Leon Russel and Glenn Frey grace the photo along with Carrie Fisher, Muhammad Ali, John Glenn and Nancy Reagan.

Gene Wilder Has Died At Age 83

The Associated Press reports that the family of Gene Wilder, star of film favorites such as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, has announced the actor has died at the age of 83. Wilder was born June 11, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and studied drama at the University of Iowa and then attended the BristolContinue reading “Gene Wilder Has Died At Age 83”

Thinking of Darwin Cooke Today

The best way to honor Darwyn Cooke is to do what he did – use your gifts to make the world a better place every day. (Photo credit Joel Meadows) From DC Comics: Darwyn Cooke had a vision of the DC Universe that was uniquely his own, yet embraced by everyone. Once you saw hisContinue reading “Thinking of Darwin Cooke Today”

Pop superstar Prince Dies At 57

Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” ”Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told The AssociatedContinue reading “Pop superstar Prince Dies At 57”

Yvonne Craig, TV’s Batgirl of The 1960s, Dies At 78

Yvonne Craig, the sexy actress who originated the role as the high-kicking crime fighter Batgirl on the iconic 1960s ABC series Batman, has died. She was 78. A former ballerina, Craig died Monday night at her home in Pacific Palisades, her nephew, Christopher Carson, announced. The cause was breast cancer that had metastasized to her liver, he said.Continue reading “Yvonne Craig, TV’s Batgirl of The 1960s, Dies At 78”

Richard Matheson, Author, Screenplay Writer & Science Fiction Legend, Dies At Age 87

Author Richard Matheson has passed away at the age of 87 at his home in Calabasas, California his family announced in a private Facebook post Monday. Matheson’s novels include iconic works like I Am Legend, The Incredible Shrinking Man, What Dreams May Come, Hell House and A Stir of Echoes while his short story outputContinue reading “Richard Matheson, Author, Screenplay Writer & Science Fiction Legend, Dies At Age 87”

Ray Harryhausen, Stop Motion Animation Pioneer (1920-2013)

The family of Ray Harryhausen has announced that he has died at the age of 92. Ray Harryhausen is well regarded as a pioneer in the stop-motion animation world, known for creating a technique called Dynamation. Here’s the statement from his family: Raymond Frederick Harryhausen Born: Los Angeles 29th June 1920 Died: London 7th MayContinue reading “Ray Harryhausen, Stop Motion Animation Pioneer (1920-2013)”

R.I.P. Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert, 70, who reviewed movies for the Chicago Sun-Times for 46 years and on TV for 31 years, and who was without question the nation’s most prominent and influential film critic, died Thursday in Chicago after a long battle with cancer. Only a day before legendary film critic Roger Ebert passed away, he tweetedContinue reading “R.I.P. Roger Ebert”

R.I.P. Maine Author Rick Hautala

It is with heavy heart that I post the news that Rick Hautala died earlier this afternoon at age 64 from an apparent heart attack. I’m stunned, as I know all of his fans, friends and family are. Rick Hautala had more than thirty published books to his credit, including the million copy, international best-sellerContinue reading “R.I.P. Maine Author Rick Hautala”

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