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Wes Craven

Wes Craven’s Ten Best Films

Yesterday, we lost a legend.  But even though we’ve lost Wes Craven, we’ll always have his stories and his films.  Here are a few of my favorites, even though it is hard to limit them.  Full disclosure: Craven was, is, [...]

August 31, 2015 Movies and TV

Wes Craven dies at 76

Legendary director Wes Craven has died.  Variety reports that the filmmaker, famous for such works as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream, Red Eye, and dozens of other beloved films, was fighting brain cancer.  He was 76. A man known [...]

August 30, 2015 News

Remembering James Garner

On April 7th, 1928, James Scott Bumgarner was born in Norman, Oklahoma.  On July 19th, 2014, he passed away in Los Angeles, California due to natural causes.  With the story of his life complete, we now can look back on [...]

July 24, 2014 Movies and TV
Maya Angelou

All Things Writerly: Maya Angelou dead at 86

The world lost one of the greats early this morning.  Marguerite Ann Johnson, better known as award-winning writer, poet, speaker, director, biographer, and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou, was one of the first African-American women to write a bestseller. [...]

May 28, 2014 Features
Barbara Park

All Things Writerly: Barbara Park dead at 66

It is with a great deal of sadness, that I report of beloved children’s book author, Barbara Park, has passed away.  Selling more than 55 million copies in her career, perhaps her most famous creation, sassy and smart-mouthed Junie B. [...]

November 19, 2013 Features, News
Doris Lessing

All Things Writerly: Doris Lessing Dead at 94

It is a sad day in the literary world. Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Doris Lessing, has passed away.  Her publisher, Harper Collins, confirmed that she was 94 and died in her home in London.  Her career spans from 1950 all [...]

November 17, 2013 Features, News

Comic Legend Nick Cardy, 93, Passes Away

We are saddened to report the news that comics legend Nick Cardy has passed away yesterday. He was 93. Cardy’s comic career stretches back over 8 decades beginning in 1939. He began working for Will Eisner’s Eisner and Iger Studio.  [...]

November 5, 2013 News
Joe Kubert

RIP Joe Kubert

The Comic Community is mourning the loss of one it’s legends this morning . Harvey and Eisner award winner Joe Kubert,  co-creator of characters like Sergeant Rock  and Ragman, passed away this morning at age 85. He is probably best [...]

August 12, 2012 News

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