Dead Celebrity

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Aw, he seemed like a nice guy.

boat love GIF

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Mr. Rogers visits Eric Carle in his studio:

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And another story showing how kind Eric Carle was:

ETA: apparently I’m spending too much time reading obituaries today:

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Benoit Sokal, comic book artist and video game designer

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BJ Thomas had lots of great songs, but I’m partial to this one:

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Someone else none of us had heard of (probably) whose work left a lasting impression… three of the most famous bridges in the UK and he had a hand in the Channel Tunnel, too…

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Bobby Lee Cook is still kicking it, tho…

Oh, shit… no he’s not…

They don’t mention his son who died back in the 90s? My friend’s father… I had not heard June passed away, too.

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I know I keep posting obits for non-celebrities, but I hope everyone agrees these unsung heroes deserve to be mourned as they pass away.

Helen Murray Free’s work had a huge impact on millions of people’s lives…

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Egyptian LGBT+ activist Sarah Hegazy, jailed for waving rainbow flag, dies at 30

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Wow. How could jurors be expected to pay attention to what he was saying while he was wearing that suit? :thinking:

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He was apparently pretty enthralling to listen to. They didn’t base Matlock on him for nothing.

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:cry: Fuck cancer.

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In the late 1950s, not long after his daughter, Jennifer, was born, Arthur W. Staats turned what had been a more or less random parental punishment into a staple of behavioral psychology and a household phrase. He called it a “timeout.”

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And another unsung medical hero…

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I read Lateral Thinking at an impressionable age—when it first came out—but nothing else. Is there anything else in his oeuvre that is a must-read?

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I have no idea, I’m afraid. Sad to say, but Amazon or Wikipedia may be your friend here. Though, hopefully, some BBers may have the insight with which to advise.

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