Tuesday, October 27, 2015

R.I.P. Patrick Macnee


English actor Patrick Macnee -- most famous for playing secret agent John Steed in the British TV series The Avengers -- tipped his bowler hat for the last time on June 25 at age 93.

He will be missed.

Labels: , , ,

R.I.P. Marva Collins


Former substitute teacher Marva Collins -- most famous for founding a private school for black children that proved most successful with kids on whom other teachers had given up -- finished her last lesson on June 24 at age 78.

She will be missed.

Labels: , , ,

R.I.P. Dick Van Patten


Actor Dick Van Patten -- most famous for playing patriarch Tom Bradford in the ABC dramedy Eight Is Enough -- left to join former co-star Diana Hyland on June 23 at age 86.

He will be missed.

Labels: , , ,

R.I.P. James Horner


American movie soundtrack composer James Horner -- best known for the score he wrote for the 1997 movie Titanic -- put away his sheet music for the last time on June 22 at age 61.

He will be missed.

Labels: , ,

Monday, October 26, 2015

Quote of the Week

Witchcraft always has a hard time, until it becomes established and changes its name.
--Charles Fort, Lo!

Labels: , ,

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Movie Quote of The Week

Walter, it's a masterpiece. I've never seen anything like it before... And I hope I never see anything like it again.
--Barboura Morris, A Bucket of Blood (1959)

Labels: , , , ,

TV Quote of the Week

To paint what you actually see, you must first discover who you actually are.
--Bradford Dillman, Night Gallery, "Pickman's Model"

Labels: , , , , , ,

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Quote of the Week

Since I've dedicated myself to the world of art, I could hardly do better than to study seriously art's greatest source of inspiration -- the female form.
--Vincent Price

Labels: , , ,

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Movie Quote of the Week

Hey, these aren’t my rules....Come to think of it, I don’t have any rules.
--Michael Keaton, Beetlejuice (1988)

Labels: , , , ,

TV Quote of the Week

Look, if you separate yourself from the ones you love, the monster wins.
--David Boreanaz, Angel, "Unleashed"

Labels: , , , ,

Friday, October 16, 2015

Quote of the Week

Do you know what Mexican-Americans in Arizona or New Mexico call someone whose family has lived here for 100 years? Recent arrivals.
--Ruben Navarrete, Jr., "For Hispanics, a tale of two realities," October 9, 2015

Labels: , , , ,

Thursday, October 15, 2015

¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Mi Hermano del Medio!

Today is my middle brother's birthday.

We are actually speaking again after the longest while.

But I still hope he has a happy day.

Labels: , ,

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Movie Quote of the Week

You best start believing in ghost stories, Miss Turner. You're in one.
--Geoffrey Rush, Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Labels: , , , ,

TV Quote of the Week

Spectral figures are not often known to leave fingerprints. Casper never did.
--David Duchovny, The X-Files, “Kaddish”

Labels: , , , ,

Friday, October 09, 2015

Quote of the Week

Why are ghosts white?
--Richard Rodriguez, Brown: The Last Discovery of America

Labels: , , ,

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Movie Quote of the Week

Oh, Dave, try not to become Catholic on us.
--Barbara Barrie, Breaking Away (1979)

Labels: , ,

TV Quote of the Week

Here we go with the Catholics again. You know what? I don’t wanna hear about the pope’s hat…again. Okay?
--David Boreanaz, Bones, “The Plain in the Prodigy”

Labels: , , ,