R.I.P. THREAD

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#2861  Postby newolder » Aug 18, 2021 5:33 pm

Losing some good ones this month :(

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#2862  Postby UncertainSloth » Aug 18, 2021 5:59 pm

i know, gutted - he's not looked well for years, though
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#2863  Postby The Serpent » Aug 18, 2021 10:24 pm



This one grieves me. Lock was one of the great comics.
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#2864  Postby felltoearth » Aug 20, 2021 1:24 pm

I loved him opposite Richard Ayoade on 8 out of 10 Cats. He was hilarious.


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#2865  Postby Tangerine Dream » Aug 24, 2021 5:09 pm

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies aged 80

Musician’s publicist says he died peacefully in a London hospital surrounded by his family
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#2866  Postby The Serpent » Aug 29, 2021 11:32 pm

Religious traditions are the fault lines along which societies fracture when placed under stress. -- Sam Harris
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#2867  Postby The Serpent » Sep 06, 2021 10:40 pm

Religious traditions are the fault lines along which societies fracture when placed under stress. -- Sam Harris
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#2868  Postby Agi Hammerthief » Sep 07, 2021 7:31 am

* my (modified) emphasis ( or 'interpretation' )

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#2869  Postby Seabass » Sep 14, 2021 6:59 pm

:(

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#2870  Postby Tortured_Genius » Sep 16, 2021 11:51 pm

The '70s and '80s wouldn't have been the same for rather a lot of us in the UK without Sir Clive Sinclair's marvellous inventions!

Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81 (BBC)
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#2871  Postby felltoearth » Sep 21, 2021 3:18 pm

Richard H Kirk of Cabaret Voltaire. I’m gutted. They were formative for me.

https://thequietus.com/articles/30559-r ... t-voltaire


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#2872  Postby The Serpent » Oct 31, 2021 11:45 pm

Vale Moon Face.

Bert Newton was a fixture of Australian entertainment.
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#2873  Postby felltoearth » Nov 08, 2021 2:11 pm

Fuck me. Andy Barker of 808 State.

https://pitchfork.com/news/808-states-a ... -has-died/


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#2874  Postby The_Metatron » Nov 08, 2021 3:47 pm

You know what all this means?

We're getting old.

Not as old as Aggie, but old.
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#2875  Postby felltoearth » Nov 08, 2021 6:46 pm

Yep


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#2876  Postby Macdoc » Dec 08, 2021 2:40 am

Too soon gone ....what a glowing talent. Just watched him in Goldstone yesterday not knowing he died. :(

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#2877  Postby DougC » Dec 10, 2021 7:27 pm

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(December 30, 1942 – December 10, 2021)
American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, and novelist. He was best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1968). Nesmith's songwriting credits include "Different Drum" (sung by Linda Ronstadt with the Stone Poneys).

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#2878  Postby BlackBart » Dec 10, 2021 7:31 pm

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#2879  Postby Macdoc » Dec 12, 2021 4:37 pm

Was not a great fan of the genre but she managed to catch my interest a couple of times and could write.

Anne Rice, author of Interview with the Vampire, dies aged 80
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#2880  Postby DougC » Dec 19, 2021 9:25 am

Richard George Rogers, Baron Rogers of Riverside CH FRIBA FCSD FREng RA
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Italian-born British architect noted for his modernist and functionalist designs in high-tech architecture.
In the 1970s and 1980s, he became widely known for two buildings that were controversial at the time for putting amenities like lifts and air conditioning ducts on the outside - the Pompidou in Paris and the Lloyds building in London.

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