Pan Pan, 1985-2016


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/12/30/pan-pan-1985-2016.html


#2

So it turns out that his health problems were more of a mayday?


#3

Damn you, 2016!


#4

In case you missed any:

I had forgotten sir Neville Marriner died.


#5

The Death of Hope. That’s just perfect.


#6

That “hero father” thing kind of bothers me; I get that it’s a cultural whatsit, but…shit, man, is that guy who donates sperm every week also a hero father?


#7

Reminds me of a not so beloved musical.

BOOTH
It’s in your grasp, Lee. All you have to do is move your little finger. You can close the New York Stock exchange.

GUITEAU
Shut down the schools in Indonesia.

MOORE
In Florence, Italy, a woman will leap from the Duomo clutching a picture of your victim and cursing your name –

CZOLGOSZ
Your wife will weep –

FROMME
His wife will weep –

ZANGARA
The world will weep –

GUITEAU
Grief. Grief beyond imagining –

HINCKLEY
Despair –

MOORE
The death of innocence and hope –

CZOLGOSZ
The bitter burdens which you share –

BYCK
The bitter truths you carry in your heart –

GUITEAU
You can share them with the wrold.

BOOTH
You have the power of Pandora’s Box, Lee. Open it…


#8

I’m just relieved that it wasn’t Peter Pan that died.


#9

Humans aren’t endangered.


#10

Considering this year…


#11

Aren’t they, though?


#12

Looking at their list mostly
don’t know them.


#13

I’ve learned not to take take anything for granted any more, so maybe so.

OTOH, if we survive the next four years, we may wish we hadn’t, and the future seems intent on giving us the worst of every possible outcome, so…


#14

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