Joan Rivers (1933-2014)


Sir Richard Attenborough (1923-2014)

Lord Attenbough of Richmond upon Thames, film Director Richard Attenborough pictured at Oxford in 1993.



Please let him serve the whole 109 years.

Lauren Bacall (1924-2014)


Kids React to Typewriters

Should’ve let ‘em try an electric one as well:


janet-porterThey just can’t let go of the charming old racist

The president of conservative pro-family group Faith2Action last weekend announced the pre-launch of ReaganBook, a social networking site described as “the Facebook for patriots,” according to Right Wing Watch.

Porter lamented that “while tomorrow Facebook employees are gathering to go march at the gay pride parade in San Francisco,” they are censoring people with “unpopular opinions.”

Is it possible their unpopular opinions are the reason they are, ever so slowly, being forced from polite society.

Talking Points Memo

Apollo 11

We did it … we really did, 45 years ago: