From NPR: Bob Dorough, whose career began as a composer, arranger and singer in the booming New York jazz scene of the ’50s and ’60s before he became the musical keystone of Schoolhouse Rock!, died Monday afternoon in Mt. Bethel, Penn., his wife, Sally Shanley Dorough, confirmed to NPR. He was 94. Click here to […]Read More Bob Dorough, Jazz Musician Behind “Schoolhouse Rock” Has Died
From People: Verne Troyer, best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers franchise, has died. He was 49. “It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today. Verne was an extremely caring individual. He wanted to make everyone smile, be happy, and laugh. Anybody in need, he […]Read More Actor Verne Troyer Dies
Not too long ago, I opened a forum posing a question highly relevant in these times. I should’ve worded it differently, but basically, is it possible to separate and like the art from its creator who turns out to be a total jackass? It’s an issue that’s hot in the midst of the rejuvenated Me […]Read More Opinion: Like the Art, Hate the Artist?
They may be great actors, directors, innovators, musicians, artists, politicians, etc. But they are still humans, and as humans we’re a mixture of both good qualities and bad qualities. The good qualities are obviously their talents in most instances, but when the #MeToo Campaign rightfully re-opened up conversations on sexual deviance, the world realizes that […]Read More Your Thoughts: Can One Separate the Art From the Artist?
From Teen Vogue: The teens from Parkland who’ve volunteered to speak with reporters and in front of cameras have eloquently and pointedly stated why they believe gun control laws are needed. They’ve repeatedly taken on the National Rifle Association (NRA) directly. The response to these students has included an extensive outpouring of love and support from […]Read More Gun Violence Has Been Fought Against For Years, but by the People Society Chose To Ignore
From the NY Daily News: Craig Mack, the Long Island rapper hailed as the starting foundation of Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment, has died at age 46, his producer confirmed to the Daily News. Mack, who launched to hip-hop acclaim with the platinum summer hit “Flava in Ya Ear” in 1994, died of heart failure at […]Read More Craig Mack, Former Bad Boy Records Rapper, Died
From Oregon Live: David Ogden Stiers, the actor best known for playing Major Charles Emerson Winchester III in “M*A*S*H*” and Cogsworth in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” has died. He was 75. Stiers died peacefully at his home in Newport. He had been battling bladder cancer, his agent, Mitchell Stubbs, told The Oregonian/OregonLive. Click here to […]Read More David Ogden Stiers, Former M*A*S*H Actor, Has Died