First Waylon Jennings, then Richard Harris, now Donna Summer — all had hits with “MacArthur’s Park,” all are now dead. (videos after jump) Advertisements
Damn. Adam Yauch, a member of the seminal hip-hop trio the Beastie Boys, has died. He was 47 years old. The Brooklyn-born musician known to fans as MCA was first … Continue Reading RIP MCA
I’m going the tasteless route: “Yes, I could turn water into crack but I’m not going to.” Less sacrilege: “Sorry, Whitney. Loving yourself is not the greatest love of all, … Continue Reading Caption du jour
Jeff Schultz pays tribute to Furman Bisher, who informed generations of Atlanta sports fans. I started reading him at 6 years old. More than 30 years later, I was (technically) … Continue Reading ‘The man who watched Cy Young pitch, Joe Louis box …’
I wasn’t a fan of Andrew Breitbart’s work. Helping debunk his most infamous smear was my good deed for the year. That said, I’m not going to celebrate anyone’s death, … Continue Reading Andrew Breitbart’s dead but Hitler comparisons live on
Flags will be lowered in New Jersey on the day of Whitney Houston‘s funeral. Veterans and their families are mad. They should be. What bravery did Houston show? What were … Continue Reading They’ll lower the flag for anyone these days
(via Little Green Footballs) I am now patiently waiting for the grand messiah Obama to have a blk fundraiser in honor of Whitley with Kevin Costner as guest of honor … Continue Reading Foxnews.com readers react to Whitney Houston’s death
I didn’t predict the embarrassing assist from Don Lemming, er, Lemon, but otherwise, I called it: Tomorrow on CNN: Piers Morgan interviews Jermaine Jackson about #WhitneyHouston ‘s death. — ATLmalcontent … Continue Reading Piers Morgan interviewing Jermaine Jackson on CNN, as predicted
And you can’t accuse me of speaking ill of the dead because Marvin Gaye is also deceased.
Great theme song, in non-Aryan hands.
A friend of theirs once took Christopher Hitchens and his wife Carol Blue to dinner at Palm Beach’s Everglades Club, notorious for its exclusion of Jews. “You will behave, won’t … Continue Reading RIP to the contrarian’s contrarian (and a true role model)