Dead Celebrity

I have a Timex Sinclair 1000 right here in my office that I’ve never even powered up. But the one my friend Steve Abrams had was almost certainly the first computer I did anything graphical on, somewhere around ’83 it feels like.

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Bob Dole is still alive and Norm Macdonald isn’t?

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More about Barbara Moore here

And Jonny Trunk (everyone should subscribe to his weekly newsletter, if only for the odd videos he sometimes turns up) will have a radio show dedicated to her tomorrow on the OST Show on Resonance FM. I assume the link below will somehow lead to it in due course.
https://www.resonancefm.com/programmes/558d773d50000b8db20000b4
And there is a Soundcloud option.

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I thought this had already gone by (had a sense of deja vu when I saw it in today’s paper), maybe not…

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Should be a celebrity, for everything he did:

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Wow! He was such an interesting and wonderful person. The world is a better place because of him.

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Six months after his football show co-host

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RIP George Mraz, one of my biggest inspirations as a bassist.

EtA:

In a more colloquial honor, jazz lore has it that pianist Jimmy Rowles bestowed Mraz the nickname “Bounce” — not only because of the buoyancy of his beat, but also because he was “a
baaaaad Czech.”

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Pretty sure this will mean little to USians, but Boycie is no more.

The bit at 5 mins in is excellent.

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“My neck AND my back!”

RIP…

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The Cabs were probably not as big across the water But they were giants of experimental pop/dance/rock/dub in Europe.

I’ll have to get in touch with some friends who knew him now.

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BB’s got your back:

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This is very sad. Willie Garson was only 57.

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The Office No GIF

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Farewell Marty.

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