Boxing promoter and entertainment entrepreneur Michael King has suddenly passed away at the age of 66. King’s health deteriorated after getting an infection a trip to France three weeks ago. King headed of King Sports, which promotes middleweight contender Hassan … Continue reading ? The post Promoter Michael King passes at 66 appeared first on Boxing News.
The "Eightball" cartoonist discusses hate mail, Shia LaBeouf incident. Comics scholar David Beronä passes away. A look at romance comics. Plus more.
MT @kenkay21: A fitting tribute to one of the shining stars of education. RIP @grantwiggins: http://t.co/zZ9PDWCtpY. pic.twitter.com/v5S1lhRXQS — edutopia (@edutopia) May 28, 2015 Educator Grant Wiggins passed away at age 64, and Edutopia and others have written about his contributions to education. Show More Summary
David Berona wrote "Wordless Books: The Original Graphic Novels." Daniel Clowes talks "Eightball" and Shia LaBeouf. A look at romance comics. Plus much more.
U2 suffered a terrible loss on Wednesday. Dennis Sheehan, the band's tour manager of an astounding 32 years, passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning, shortly after their first show at Los Angeles' Forum. [ Video: U2 Gives A Surprise Concert On The NYC Subway ] Though the band soldiered on and played their second show [...]
"Why a mortician?""I liked the way that my uncle was dressed at his funeral. And if I’m a mortician when someone in my family passes away, then I can take care of their body. Also my science teacher went on the internet for me and found out that morticians make $54,000 a year."
So sad! Michael King, the creator of Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Phil's syndicated shows, died at 66 years old on Wednesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood. [ Related: This Oprah Winfrey Network Star Is Attempting To Fix Baltimore! ] It's reported that the TV producer contracted an infection after returning home from France with his [...]
The great Swede Erik Carlsson, the man who helped establish Saab’s rally career (and the Saab mythos itself) passed away today. Read more...
Famous Swedish rally driver Erik Carlsson has passed away at the age of 86. In the '50s and '60s, he often turned small-displacement Saab rally cars into event winners and was a longtime ambassador for the brand. Continue reading Rally...Show More Summary
Prolific and influential author Tanith Lee, who in 1980 became the first-ever woman to win the British Fantasy Award, passed away on Sunday at 67.
After living most of their lives together, Gleyns Thomas and Florence Davis, reportedly the world's oldest twin sisters, passed away within days of each other. Thomas died on April 23, according to The Telegraph, and her heartbrokenShow More Summary
U2‘s longtime tour manager Dennis Sheehan has passed away after going into cardiac arrest at his hotel in Los Angeles on Wednesday (May 27). The manager, who was in his late sixties, was pronounced dead at the famed Sunset Marquis Hotel. He was tour manager for U2 for over thirty years, ABC 7 reports. Bono [...]
The FBI released its 52-page file on storied Washington Post editor Benjamin Bradlee, who passed away on Oct. 21 at the age of 93. The file was made public thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request, according to Politico‘s Nick Gass. The FBI’s notes begin in 1951, when Bradlee was applying to work for the Voice of America. Show More Summary
Kalaupapa, Hawaii, is a former leprosy colony that’s still home to several of the people who were exiled there through the 1960s. Once they all pass away, the federal government wants to open up the isolated peninsula to tourism. But at what cost?
Riley B. King, a blues musician who starred in a commercial launching the 2015 Toyota Corolla last year, passed away at the age of 89 last week in Las Vegas. Wouldn’t it be terrible if that’s the way car enthusiasts looked at the world,...Show More Summary
Mary Ellen Mark, star photographer, died at the age of 75. Philly.com reports that the legendary photographer, known for her humanist photography, passed away on Monday, May 25, in New York City. Mark’s passion was capturing the essence of society, from circus performers and celebrities, to teenagers and families living in poverty. Show More Summary
This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Jake and Kelly (not their real names) were very dear friends of ours. Well, Kelly is still, but her husband just recently passed away. Because he was healthy and active, it came as a complete shock to us all — especially to Kelly. Show More Summary
Mary Ellen Mark, 75, passed away in New York City Monday. During her 40-year career, Mark photographed lepers, circus performers, street kids, hustlers, Gypsies, addicts, and anyone who, in her words, “didn’t have the best breaks in life.” Read more...
Mary Ellen Mark has passed away at the age of 75. “Mary Ellen touched so many people throughout the world. We all celebrate her fierce and passionate spirit,” a rep shared in a statement about the famed photographer, who died on Monday (May 25) in New York City. During her career, Mary published 16 collections [...]
Mary Ellen Mark, a legend among photographers, sadly passed away on May 25th, 2015 at the age of 75. A representative from her offices has confirmed her passing in an official statement sent to members of the press, which remembers the artist by noting, “Mary Ellen touched so many people throughout the world. We all celebrate [...]Show More Summary