Saturday, March 24, 2012

"He was scum."

Longform collects the most moving, delightful, and vicious obituaries ever written. (H/T to Peter Elikann)

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Gotta love a family with a sense of humor

James H. "Jim" Driver, 78, of Eagle, Colo., formerly of Columbia, passed away Monday, March 19, 2012, at South Hampton Place in Columbia after a brief illness. An avid Broncos fan, he abhorred Manning and evidently wanted out before a deal was done.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

"Attention span of a squirrel"

Mrs. Heard, who often said she had the attention span of a squirrel, attended eight colleges, and was married three times: to Freddie Schnell of Fort Biscayne, Fla., to Joseph Greenfield of Scarsdale, N.Y. (deceased) and to Manning Heard of Hartford (deceased).

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Clearly, a man well-loved ...

Paul John Matthew Stebbins Jr. surprised and annoyed us all one final time by dying suddenly on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

(H/T to ViralToob)

Monday, March 5, 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Why it pays to read to the bottom of the obit

Perhaps Mr. Jones’s most enduring legacy takes the form of a name. The name belongs to another English musician, who burst on the scene some years after the Monkees. This man, too, had been born David Jones. But thanks to the Monkees’ renown, he knew he would have to adopt another name entirely if he was to have the hope of a career.

So he called himself David Bowie.