Restrepo director Tim Hetherington, photojournalist Chris Hondros killed in Libya

Sad news today as Oscar-nominated co-director of Restrepo Tim Hetherington and one of the photojournalists he was traveling with, Chris Hondros, were killed in a RPG attack while covering the events in Libya. According to CNN, Hetherington, Hondros, and two other photojournalists were hit by an RPG while reporting in the city of Misrata. They […]

Posted on April 21, 2011 at 00:43 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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R.I.P: Chris Haney, co-creator of Trivial Pursuit, dies at 59

1, 2, 3, 4… Pink. Q: “Which co-creator of a popular board game, died in 2010?” A: “Canadian Chris Haney, co-creator of Trivial Pursuit” According to the CBC, Haney died on May 31 in Toronto, Ontario after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Hiam, his first wife, Sarah, and by three children […]

Posted on June 2, 2010 at 19:24 by Jillian Pullara · Permalink · Comments Closed
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R.I.P. Thundercats writer, Stephen Perry, confirmed victim of homicide

A horrible tragedy has occurred in Florida. According to an article round-up over at Robot 6, Thundercats and Silverhawks writer Stephen Perry has disappeared from his home. His van, along with a severed arm, were found in a nearby motel parking lot, and other remains were discovered in a gas station dumpster. His home had […]

Posted on June 1, 2010 at 07:50 by Geeking Out About Staff · Permalink · 2 Comments
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R.I.P.: Actor Gary Coleman, 42, dies from brain hemorage

On Wednesday evening, “Diff’rent Strokes” star Gary Coleman fell at his Utah home and was rushed to the hospital. According to the CNN report from two hours ago, he is suffering from a brain hemmorage and is on life support. Already, Wikipedia is saying that he’s dead, but I believe I’m going to wait a […]

Posted on May 28, 2010 at 14:52 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Artist Frank Frazetta Passes Away at 82

We are sad to report that legendary fantasy artist Frank Frazetta passed away this afternoon after being rushed to the hospital following a stroke.  He was 82 years old. Frazetta gained many fans over his long career, starting with work on daily comic strips such as “Flash Gordon” and “Buck Rogers” and branching out into […]

Posted on May 10, 2010 at 16:31 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · One Comment
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Actress Lynn Redgrave passes away at 67

In sad news, Lynn Redgrave passed away on May 2nd after a long fight with breast cancer. The actress, aged 67, passed away at home. Redgrave, part of an extensive acting family that included the late Natasha Richardson, received Oscar nominations twice during her long career for 1967′s Georgy Girl and 1998′s Gods and Monsters. […]

Posted on May 3, 2010 at 22:28 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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