Category Archives: obituaries

R.I.P. Steve Jobs, Thanks for Everything

A humble tribute to a human being who was made of awesome…. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has […]

Random Obituaries: George Carlin

So long Mr. Carlin. "George Carlin, the Grammy-Award winning standup comedian and actor who was hailed for his irreverent social commentary, poignant observations of the absurdities of everyday life and language, and groundbreaking routines like “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television,” died in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sunday, according to his publicist, Jeff […]

Random Obituaries: Tim Russert

"Tim Russert, the host of “Meet the Press,” and NBC’s Washington bureau chief, has died. He was 58. Mr. Russert was a towering figure in American journalism and moderated several debates during the recent presidential primary season." [read more] Godspeed, Mr. Russert. Thanks to your passion for politics and journalism.

Random Obituaries: Bo Diddley

Godspeed and thank you for the beat, Mr. Diddley!

Random Obituaries: Arthur C. Clarke

via New York Times Obituaries "Arthur C. Clarke, a writer whose seamless blend of scientific expertise and poetic imagination helped usher in the space age, died early Wednesday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where he had lived since 1956. He was 90." …. "The author of almost 100 books, Mr. Clarke was an ardent promoter of […]