Dead Celebrity


#909

Hard to imagine a finer performance than Todd Tomorrow in Polyester.


#910

Also Lust in the Dust.


#911

More importantly, Polyester!

Which @AbelardLindsay mentioned… derp! Still, look at that couple! Beautiful!


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#913

A nice behind-the-scenes piece on his sound effects from last year:


Shh Shh


#914

Ah, balls…

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/30/633942859/tomasz-stanko-a-trumpeter-whose-music-spoke-to-freedom-has-died

(cued to 01:03:10)


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Josip Peruzovic, better known as Nikolai Volkoff died this week:

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/05/635832620/remembering-nikolai-volkoff-wrestlings-soviet-villain

And:


#919

His food and cooking inspired me (second only to Julia Child). My copy of his cookbook has many food-stained pages.


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#921

Trying to chart the trend I’ve concluded that everyone who has ever done any good thing will die in 2019, and then it will just be me and Trumpies left on the planet.


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#923

So, Aretha, Kofi Annan, and Fakir Musafar.


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#927

My kids and their guests started jumping around the room just now, when I played this out loud. Guess I was the only one who’d never heard it before… (I knew who the character was, though.)


#928

Here’s a longer version of the same song to drive your kids completely mental.