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Where will we get our wands without Mr. Olivander?

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Gallifrey Stands.


Damn it! I'd forgotten his role as the War Doctor... He was so good in that, and I'd been looking forward to the BBC possibly bringing him back for another go. Guess that's another wonderful thing that will never happen.

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Japan

Pac man creator got caught by the ghosts :(


https://www.japantoday.com/category/national/view/father-of-pac-man-masaya-nakamura-dies-at-91

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http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/02/07/513879165/the-worlds-foremost-authority-has-died-prof-irwin-corey-was-102?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170207



The World's Foremost Authority Has Died: Prof. Irwin Corey Was 102



... gonna be a real generation gap here.


The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
Children worship their toys. They ask of them what Men have always asked of their Gods: joy and forgetfulness.
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere
 
   
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Everett, WA

Damn. They're dropping like flies again this year. :(

http://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/celebrity/richard-hatch-%E2%80%98battlestar-galactica%E2%80%99-star-dead-at-71/ar-AAmIwuj?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartanntp

Richard Hatch, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ star, dead at 71



Richard Hatch, who was best known for his role as Captain Apollo in “Battlestar Galactica,” died Tuesday. He was 71.

Hatch got his start with the Los Angeles Repertory Theater as well as shows in Chicago and off Broadway before moving to the silver screen, where he debuted in 1971 on “All My Children.”

His first major role came in “The Streets of San Francisco” as Inspector Dan Robbins in 1976, the final season of the detective show.

But his most famous part was Captain Apollo in the 1978 “Battlestar Galactica” TV show, a role for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe.

Over the years, Hatch also made guest appearances on shows including “The Waltons,” “Hawaii Five-O” and “Baywatch.”

He also spent much of his later career attempting to revive “Battlestar Galactica,” including novels based on the series.

Hatch even went as far as to write, co-direct and produce a trailer for a spinoff called “The Second Coming,” but Universal Studios rejected his pitch.

Instead, the studio ordered a remake from Ronald D. Moore in which Hatch played Tom Zarek, a terrorist-turned-politician, for 22 episodes over the show’s four-season run.

“Richard Hatch was a good man, a gracious man, and a consummate professional,” Moore tweeted after the news broke. “His passing is a heavy blow to the entire BSG family.”

“Richard Hatch, you made our universe a better place,” wrote Edward James Olmos, who starred in the reboot. “We love you for it. Rest In Peace my friend. So Say We All.”

“I share tragic news with a heavy heart,” wrote composer Bear McCreary, who broke the news. “Richard Hatch is no longer with us. Goodbye Tom Zarek / Apollo.”

“R.I.P. Richard Hatch. Thank you for all your kindness and advice over the years,” wrote “Galacticast” actress Casey McKinnon. “We'll miss you."



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Oh, no, not Apollo! I've watched the entire original BSG series on Netflix and enjoyed it, so this makes me sad. Looks like 2017 isn't playing nice.

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Newcastle, OZ

He apparently had pancreatic cancer, which isn't known for playing nice, either.


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http://www.digitalspy.com/showbiz/news/a820851/tara-palmer-tomkinson-dies-aged-45/?utm_content=buffer75ec9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=mainfacebookpost


"Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson dies, aged 45"



The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
Children worship their toys. They ask of them what Men have always asked of their Gods: joy and forgetfulness.
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere
 
   
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Brum

Hans Rosling has also died of pancreatic cancer. He was a Swedish statistician who became famous for turning usually dry stats, generally about the developing world, into simple and interesting visual 'displays'.

https://www.ted.com/speakers/hans_rosling

His TED talks are really good, watch them.

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Fort Campbell

https://www.nhl.com/news/mike-ilitch-detroit-red-wings-dead/c-286642640

Mike Ilitch, owner of the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, and Little Ceaser's Pizza, passed away today.

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This cat was as smooth as it gets. RIP

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Hobby game pioneer Loren Wiseman has passed away, according to a post by Munchkin Line Editor Andrew Hackard on the Steve Jackson Games forum. Wiseman was a longtime game designer who co-founded one of the earliest hobby game companies, Game Designers’ Workshop, in 1973. He was the co-creator of Traveller, which launched in 1977 and is still being published today (see “’Traveller’ RPG Returns”). Beyond the design of the game, it was notable for the plain black covers the company used to package the line.
Wiseman’s game design career paused after GDW closed in the mid-90s, but resumed when he was hired by Steve Jackson Games in 1998, where he worked on the company’s roleplaying games, including GURPs Traveller.

In 2003, Wiseman was inducted into the Origins Hall of Fame.




The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
Children worship their toys. They ask of them what Men have always asked of their Gods: joy and forgetfulness.
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere
 
   
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Dick Bruna died yesterday at the age of 89, a Dutch author and artist best known for Nijntje or Miffy as she's more commonly known around the world.

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Washington

Kind of surprised this wasn't discussed earlier but, Trish Doan, the bassist of the band Kittie died earlier this week


http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7693158/kittie-bassist-trish-doan-dies-at-31
   
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Japan

 Ensis Ferrae wrote:
Kind of surprised this wasn't discussed earlier but, Trish Doan, the bassist of the band Kittie died earlier this week


http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7693158/kittie-bassist-trish-doan-dies-at-31


31 that's young there is no mention of cause of death, have some of their CD's

In Japan
Japanese film director Seijun Suzuki dead at 93
https://www.japantoday.com/category/entertainment/view/japanese-film-director-seijun-suzuki-dead-at-93

He made some stylish movies

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Bill Paxton, 61. Complications during surgery.

Game over, man. Game over.
:-(

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SoCal

Holy crap. I don't even know what else to say. Bill Paxton is just one of those actors who is a part of a moviegoer's life.

   
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I'll always remember Bill Paxton as the dill weed older brother, Chet, on 'Weird Science'. The guy put up an impressive resume, to be sure. RIP
   
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Everett, WA

61 is way too young to be dying. I just hope it wasn't some stupid elective surgery he was undergoing.


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 Breotan wrote:
61 is way too young to be dying. I just hope it wasn't some stupid elective surgery he was undergoing.



Not all elective surgery is "stupid," some are actually necessary to prevent further and worse issues. But, I get your meaning here.


Game over, indeed.
   
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Devon, UK

Neil Fingleton, Britain's tallest man, has died age 36.

He will be most familiar to most of us as this guy..


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Good bye Judge Wapner!


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RIP Bill Paxton.

One of a few actors who can claim the "killed by Alien, Predator AND Terminator" accolade.

I'm 49.
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 chromedog wrote:
RIP Bill Paxton.

One of a few actors who can claim the "killed by Alien, Predator AND Terminator" accolade.

This. So much this. Have a (tear-filled) exalt.

RIP Bill, and my condolences to his family.

My armies (re-counted and updated 1/16/17, including usual upgrades):
Dark Angels: ~6100, ~1750 points painted | Blood Ravens Space Marines: ~450, ~250 points painted | Space Wolves: ~400, nothing painted yet
Deathwatch: ~535, 70 points painted | Officio Assassinorum: ~290, only 2 models, partially painted | Imperial Knights: ~Coming soon!
Tau Empire: ~3500, ~1300 points painted | Khorne Daemonkin: ~4000, ~950 points painted | Chaos Space Marines (various legions): ~2400, ~900 points painted
Check out my P&M Blogs: ZergSmasher's P&M Blog | Stormsurge blog | Imperial Knights: Renegade blog | Total models painted in 2016: 50 | Total models painted in 2017: 13 | Current main painting project: Tau Hammerhead Gunship
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Given the sheer diversity of species that humans have had sex with I think it's a safe bet that yes, someone is going to the aliens.
 
   
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Upstate, New York

Wow. Was not expecting that. Not that old.

Did make it an easy pick as for which movie to watch to break in my new TV.

Game over man!

/sad

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I assume Kurt Russell is rounding up Sam Elliot and Val Kilmer to get some sweet revenge on these surgery complications.

RIP Bill, you were in some very iconic movies from my childhood

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The only celebrity death that really made me sad so far was Alan Rickman, because I always enjoyed his roles and knew I'd never see another.

Bill Paxton joins that list. Never the most celebrated actor but man every role he played was great.
   
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North Carolina




Former 90's pop star turned music executive Tommy Page is dead at age 46 from an apparent suicide.



http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2017/03/05/music-executive-former-pop-star-tommy-page-dies/98775980/
   
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Dr. Thomas Starzl, liver transplant pioneer, and foremost researcher into organ transplants and anti-rejection drugs, dies at 90.



https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/liver-transplant-surgical-pioneer-dr-thomas-starzl-dies/ar-AAnOX3x?OCID=ansmsnnews11
   
 
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