From the daily archives:

Monday, November 29, 2010

Director Irwin Kershner Dies at 87

November 29, 2010

The man who directed my favorite Star Wars movie, Irwin Kershner, died today at the age of 87.  Kershner was also known for directing Never Say Never Again, the last Connery-Bond film, the “Amazing Stories” TV series, along with many others. But, it is 1980s’ The Empire Strikes Back that makes Kershner something special.  Star [...]

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The WikiLeaks Deluge

November 29, 2010

By now you’ve heard:  WikiLeaks has everyone at State and Defense in a complete react mode after several media outlets published some of the estimated 250,000 secret, classified, and other type documents.  Many other sites have complete coverage, so here’s one link which digs into the minutia thoroughly. However, the New York Times’ hypocrisy cannot [...]

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Leslie Nielsen, RIP

November 29, 2010

Actor, comedian, Canadian Leslie Nielsen died of pneumonia yesterday at the age of 84.  Best known for being in Airplane, playing Lt. Frank Drebin in the Police Squad series and the three Naked Gun movies, Nielsen was entertaining audiences since the 1950s.  While somehow filed under the “I already thought he died” list because the [...]

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