RIP. We'll miss you

RIP, Mrs. Carter.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1979/10/24/the-era-summit/fff4a7ed-3f6b-4cef-9fef-3334abb7d1de/

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I don’t doubt the veracity of this.

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His famous vegan poem.

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2023/12/11/gao-yaojie-china-aids-obituary/

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Fuck.

Their best bit, IMNSHO:

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Oh how sad. My parents were big fans!!!

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Dad was a huge fan, and due to him I became one too (helped that I thought they were cute, too) when I was four? five? It was weird, because my dad, despite growing more conservative w/age as most of his generation did, he didn’t ever call them “commies” or “hippies”, et al. “They got taken off the air because they got too political!”, was how he put it to me as a kid. I mean, we’re talking a WWII vet here; he even stuck up for Vietnam vets.

I later had the vinyl on which this was first relased:

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I had to post this too — they answer questions from the audience, and their mother is there.

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Mr. Smothers wasn’t included, which surprises me, because usually TCM waits till the very last minute to compile all their clips for the year.

I met Cindy Williams at Detroit Comic-Con 20 years ago. Very nice lady, and so was her husband; he had a few words with me whilst she’d gone for coffee. Told them how my son & I watched “Laverne & Shirley” instead of the morning news before we went out to do our respective things.

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/obituaries/2024/01/03/robert-magubane-photographer-apartheid-dies/

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You always beat me to it. I loved her in “The Sundowners”. I wasn’t crazy about “Mary Poppins”, oddly enough. And every character role she ever did was great, even if the movie was lousy.

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/obituaries/2024/01/13/tom-shales-washington-ppost-tv-critic-obituary-dead/

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