RIP, Martin Landau

2017 claims yet another legend.  Actor Martin Landau has passed, age 89. For most old school sci-fi and film geeks like myself, the first roles that come to mind are those he did for Hitchcock's North by Northwest, Cleopatra, The Greatest Story Ever Told,  Mission: Impossible, and Space: 1999.  I always thought it was one … Continue reading RIP, Martin Landau

RIP, Adam West

I wasn't around yesterday to post when the news came pouring in.  And I mean poured.  Multiple friends texted and emailed to let me know Adam West had passed.  It was a short but noble battle with leukemia. Every time a legend like this leaves this world, I feel compelled to write something, and I … Continue reading RIP, Adam West

RIP, Chuck Berry

It's unlike me, but I've let the entire weekend go by without tribute a fallen legend.  I got the word early Saturday evening that the great Chuck Berry has passed on, age 90.  I remember last year the internet was on fire regarding David Bowie and Prince.  Say what you will, those guys would have … Continue reading RIP, Chuck Berry

RIP, John Hurt

It's already shaping up to be a bloodthirsty year.  That's the trouble with the perception of growing up with the legends of yesteryear.  Sooner or later, the wheel turns. This one's tough for me.  John Hurt was an amazing character actor whose work I've enjoyed since I first became aware of him, which was pretty … Continue reading RIP, John Hurt