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  • August 12, 2014
    I don't really have a lot to say that hasn't already been said. Just really heartbreaking. I've been watching this Hook clip on repeat and getting a solid cry out. I also include the Ocarina of Time commercial featuring Robin and his daughter Zelda after the jump. Plus the... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2014
    This is the tribute comic to Harold Ramis drawn by Ash Vickers of Megacynics. Hold it down, GW, hold it down. *does not hold it down at all* When I drew this, the scene popped into my head of Egon actually wanting to know what it was like to go into the trap. I never meant t... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2013
    Marcia Wallace, the voice of Mrs. Krabappel since 1990, passed away late last month at the age of 70. This is The Simpson's tribute to her from Sunday's show. Producers have announced they plan to retire the character after all the episodes Marcia previously recorded voice wo... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2013
    Hiroshi Yamauchi, the visionary Nintendo president that turned the company from a playing card company to a video game giant and staple of almost every kid's childhood, has passed away. He was 85. Yamauchi took over the company from his ailing grandfather as a university stud... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2012
    Fantasy and speculative fiction author Ray Bradbury passed away yesterday at the age of 91. Best known for his dystopian classic Farheinheit 451, Ray never obtained a driver's license in his life. I admire him for that. Especially if he still drove anyways. Despite the nume... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2011
    BAM -- hello, world. Dennis Ritchie, father of the Unix operating system and C programming language, has passed away. He was 70 (1000110) years young. Unix's influence has been felt in many ways. It established many software engineering principles that persist until today;... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2011
    Note: Actual commercial is after the jump. This is a video of Steve Jobs voicing one of Apple's iconic 'Think Different' campaign commercials. This version never aired though, they ended up going with Richard Dreyfuss (Dr. Leo Marvin!) for the final edit. So, yeah. Try to t... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2011
    Steve Jobs, the technological icon and co-founder of Apple, has passed away after years of struggling with health issues. Steve was 56-years young. :'( ...a prodigy who dropped out of Reed College in Oregon and, at 21, started Apple with Wozniak in his parents' garage. He wa... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2011
    14-year old Seattle cancer patient turned Make-A-Wish-Foundation superhero Erik Martin sadly succumbed to his disease (HEY -- FUCK YOU CANCER, SERIOUSLY) Friday, and yes, I'm writing this by touch because I can't see the screen. Rest in peace, Erik, you will be missed. Electr... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2011
    Well folks, that was that. When Atlantis reached for the stars this morning at 11:29 EST, it marked the last launch of NASA's 30-year shuttle program. *tearing open a freeze-dried ice cream in remembrance* The breathtaking final launch of the space shuttle Atlantis was capt... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2010
    In sad news, a 17-year old died on Christmas after crashing his car into a telephone pole (rest in peace, buddy). Then, at his funeral a few days later, a 37-year old family "friend" decided to steal the Gameboys others had left for the boy in his casket. Who are you to decid... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2010
    Remember the video of the cats with fainting goat syndrome? Well here's an edit of the video with the little guys getting laser blasted and falling over. I can't tell if actually makes me feel better or worse, but I just loved those kitties so much I thought I'd post it. Als... / Continue →
  • November 1, 2010
    Takeshi Shudo, head writer of the original Pokémon anime series, has passed away. He was 61 years young and friends with tons of little monsters, who will all miss him dearly. Takeshi Shudo is also credited as the sole writer for the first three Pokemon movies, as well as m... / Continue →
  • October 25, 2010
    The Sony Walkman, best known for playing some of the sweetest mix-tapes ever recorded entirely off the radio, will no longer be manufactured as of this year. Weird, I could have sworn this happened before Y2K. The final batch was shipped to Japanese retailers in April, accor... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2010
    Christian Kandlbauer, seen here, lost both arms after a jolt of 20,000 volts required both be amputated. Then, in 2006, he was fitted with a mind-controlled bionic arm (left, and regular prosthetic, right) and was able to pass his driving test with a specially modified vehicle... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2010
    Proving that you should never dip your pen in company ink, Jim Heselden died over the weekend after riding a Segway off a cliff and into a river. Jim had purchased the Segway company from inventor Dean Kamen last year. I suspect very foul play. Police said a witness had repo... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2010
    Seen here using a remarkably small font for a 400-year old, Ivy Bean, the world's oldest Twitter user, has passed away. Her tweets, and old-lady aroma, will be missed. From the two-story care home where she lived in the northern English city of Bradford, 104-year-old Ivy Bean... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2010
    Iconic fantasy painter and comic book artist Frank Frazetta died after suffering a stroke today. He was 82. Frank Frazetta was born February 9, 1928. His early artistic career consisted of years of exquisitely drawn comics work, including contributions to the EC line of comic... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2010
    J.D. Salinger, best known as the reclusive writer of 'The Catcher In The Rye' and being one of my favorite authors, has passed away at 91. I took the liberty of including some of my favorite quotes from Catcher here, but I highly highly HIGHLY encourage you all to take the tim... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2009
    Les Paul, famed musician and inventor, has passed away. Les Paul, who invented the solid-body electric guitar later wielded by a legion of rock 'n' roll greats, died Thursday of complications from pneumonia. He was 94. With Mary Ford, his wife from 1949 to 1962, he earned 36... / Continue →