Post by The Captain on Nov 10, 2015 19:33:55 GMT -5
Gunnar Hansen, who played Leatherface in the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, passed a few days ago on November 7. He was 68 Gunnar Hansen - CNN Obituary
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"As a youngin' I used to share the colt 45 on the street corners with my friends. I'm not proud." - icctrombone
"If you are strong, be a protector. If you are smart, be a humble influencer. Strength and intelligence can be weapons, so do not wield them against the weak. That makes you a bully. Be bigger than that." - Chris Pratt
RIP Scott Weiland, former frontman of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, dead at 48 LA Times article .
Certainly not a surprise, but I'm still sad... STP really helped get me through High School and College. It's so sad so many ultra talented and creative musicians need drugs so badly, and so few overcome it.
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Nicholas Smith dies. Famous for the BBC show "Are you being served?"
I'm a huge fan of that show and I wished my local stations carry it again and I watched it faithfully for 7 years on Sunday Nights and it's one of those rare British Shows that I loved. Nicholas Smith was a favorite of mine so was the rest of the cast and they all worked so beautifully together.
"Sandi was a graduate of the High School of Art and Design whose work encompassed collages and delicate line drawings. Eventually, though, she turned from making art to inspiring the art of others—most notably Jones, who used her as a model for his "Idyl" series in National Lampoon magazine, and her husband, Dan Green, a soon-to-be artist for DC and Marvel comics whom she met at a New Year's eve party in pre-hipster Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Sandi and Dan moved up to the mid-Hudson Valley in 1973"
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-- Rob Allen
I'm finally on Facebook. Friend requests from CCFers are welcome.
This one has actually really bummed me out for a couple of days now. . was waiting to see if anyone else would mention her.
We lost one of the true originals from this world on Monday.
R.I.P. Holly Woodlawn
(for those who aren't familiar, she was one of Warhol's Superstars, and was also one of the subjects (along with other Warhol Superstars Candy Darling and Joe Delleasandro) of Lou Reed's hit song "Walk on the Wild Side" Holly came from Miami F.L.A. Hitch-hiked her way across the U.S.A. Plucked her eyebrows on the way Shaved her legs and then he was a she She said, hey babe, take a walk on the wild side, Said, hey honey, take a walk on the wild side.