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British comedian Sean Lock has died.


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That is not dead which can eternal lie ...

... and yet, with strange aeons, even death may die.
 
   
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"Well, he ain't so much a good guy as he is just a bad muddy funster. I mean, he gets paid by people to funk guys up"

Fisti-fu legend Sonny Chiba, 82

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/aug/19/sonny-chiba-martial-arts-master-and-kill-bill-star-dies-covid


Another harsh reminder that COVID is not over.

I was a fan of Mr. Chiba's work.

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"It has been said that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken", and thanks to Dave Mr Lock lives forever

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Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at 80 - BBC
   
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Lee “Scratch” Perry dead at 85.

I had tickets to go see him live later this year :(

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Pfizer vaccine administered 13:40pm 18 Feb 21. Still no second head. Second jab 13:35pm 6 May 2021. At the Masonic Hall. 
   
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Ed Asner has passed at 91

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Sarah Harding from Girls Aloud has just lost her fight with cancer, aged a mere 39.
   
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The Wire star Michael K Williams found dead - BBC
   
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Willard Scott, American Weather Forecaster, Author, AND Original Ronald McDonald clown, passed away on Sept 4

I enjoyed him shouting out people 100+ years of age on their birthday

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Norm McDonald dead at 61

Apparently had been dealing with cancer privately for about a decade. Definitely not a comedian for everyone but he was a distinct voice in the field.

Amidst the mists and coldest frosts he thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.
 
   
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He was one of the greats, a comedian’s comedian. Also, Turd Ferguson.

   
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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
Also, Turd Ferguson.


That is a funny name.

Amidst the mists and coldest frosts he thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.
 
   
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Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81 - BBC
   
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a sad day for geeks of a certain age, and whilst I was firmly on the C64 side in the playground wars of the early-mid 80's Sir Clive was a proper British legend, 10 Print "RIP Sir" 20 Goto 10

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Hubert Germain, last compagnon de la Libération of the French Resistance, has died at 101.

My neighbour, who was likewise in the Resistance (although not a compagnon), also died earlier this year, at around the same age (I was never quite sure exactly how old she was).

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Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications - BBC
   
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Andréa Meyer also known under the stage name Nebelhexë (52) was killed in a terrorist attack in Kongsberg( Norway) last week. She is known for having participated in the first Crandle Of Filth record and released several CDs of her own, she leaves behind one daugther
   
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Kai Opaka, known in real life as Camille Saviola passed away, it was announced today:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/celebrities/2021/10/30/camille-saviola-star-trek-and-broadway-actress-dies-71/6212417001/
   
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Posting now as I've only just learned of it:

THE legend, the progenitor of basically an entire genre of entertainment, Mort Sahl passed on at the age of 94, on October 26th.


For those who are unfamiliar, he is single-handedly responsible for the stand-up comedian as we know them today. Before Sahl, all "stand up" acts were tightly rehearsed monologues of, essentially, "knock knock jokes". Mort Sahl prepared for his sets by reading the newspaper. He was the first to really base his whole act around the relevance of /today/. Ripping on current news, politics, and current life opened an entirely new door for comics everywhere.
   
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 Ensis Ferrae wrote:
Posting now as I've only just learned of it:

THE legend, the progenitor of basically an entire genre of entertainment, Mort Sahl passed on at the age of 94, on October 26th.


For those who are unfamiliar, he is single-handedly responsible for the stand-up comedian as we know them today. Before Sahl, all "stand up" acts were tightly rehearsed monologues of, essentially, "knock knock jokes". Mort Sahl prepared for his sets by reading the newspaper. He was the first to really base his whole act around the relevance of /today/. Ripping on current news, politics, and current life opened an entirely new door for comics everywhere.

I'd never heard of him, but this is actually fascinating! Thanks for sharing! The more you know, eh?

And 94 is a good long life too, so he got to see a lot of development on the comedy format he pioneered. May he rest in peace knowing he brought laughter to so many, directly and indirectly.

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A few sites are reporting that Dean Stockwell (Quantum Leap) has died.
   
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Robert D. Thurston, sci-fi author, has died.
   
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Gavan O'Herlihy has also died.
Known for his roles in "Willow" and as "Chuck", Richie Cunningham's older brother in "Happy Days" - was also in the ST:Voyager opener as a Kazon.

I'm OVER 50 (and so far over everyone's BS, too).
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That is not dead which can eternal lie ...

... and yet, with strange aeons, even death may die.
 
   
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F1 legend, founder and team boss of Williams Racing, Frank Williams has passed.
   
 
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