The Great Beyond

Elaine Stritch (1925-2014)

Film Review Elaine Stritch Shoot Me

Casey Kasem (1932-2014)

One last long distance dedication:

Casey Kasem

Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (1918-2014)


Sid Caesar (1922-2014)


Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)


Award-winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead in Manhattan Apartment [WSJ]

Pete Seeger, 1919-2014


Pete Seeger, Songwriter and Champion of Folk Music, Dies at 94 [NYT]

Mac McGarry (1926-2013)


It’s Academic is a DC-area quiz show that features teams of high school students competing for … not much. I was an alternate to the alternates – I was never going to be on the show. I went to a couple tapings however, and this guy put other game show hosts to shame. A bit of my childhood.