Blog Archive: Celebrities

David Bowie Dies at 69; Star Transcended Music, Art and Fashion

David Bowie, the infinitely changeable, fiercely forward-looking songwriter who taught generations of musicians about the power of drama, images and personas, died on Sunday Jan. 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday. His death was confirmed by his publicist, Steve Martin, on Monday morning. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-bending persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer. Mr. Bowie

Death of David Bowie: The world reacts

LONDON — The latest on the death of singer David Bowie. All times local. 2:15 p.m. Producers of reality-TV show “Celebrity Big Brother” says David Bowie’s ex-wife Angie has decided to remain on the program despite his death. Angie Bowie is appearing on the British show, whose contestants must live together in a house, cut off from the outside world and be filmed by ever-present cameras. The show’s publicists said Monday that she had been told of Bowie’s death by her representatives off-camera and “has taken the decision to continue in the program.”

David Bowie Dies at 69; Star Transcended Music, Art and Fashion

David Bowie, the infinitely changeable, fiercely forward-looking songwriter who taught generations of musicians about the power of drama, images and personas, died on Sunday, two days after his 69th birthday. His death was confirmed by his publicist, Steve Martin, on Monday morning. No other details were provided. Mr. Bowie had been treated for cancer for the last 18 months, according to a statement on his social-media accounts. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family,” a post on his Facebook page read.

Family, Local, and World News & Events that happened during the Year 2016

This album contains family and selected photographs and videos from the Year 2016. We begin the year on a sad note with the death of famed singer/songwriter David Bowie in January.

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Yvonne Craig, Batgirl in 1960s, dies at 78 in Pacific Palisades

PACIFIC PALISADES >> Yvonne Craig, who played heroine Batgirl in the 1960s television series “Batman,” has died of cancer, it was announced Wednesday. She was 78. Craig died Tuesday night at her home in Pacific Palisades, surrounded by her immediate family, according to an announcement on her website. The cause was complications from breast cancer, which had metastasized to her liver, it said.

Grace Lee Whitney, Yeoman Rand on Original ‘Star Trek,’ Dies

Grace Lee Whitney, 85, the futuristic-clipboard-bearing Yeoman Janice Rand on the original series of “Star Trek,” died this weekend in the town of Coarsegold, California, her family confirmed. No cause of death was reported. Whitney, a recovering alcoholic, spent the last 35 years of her life helping others with addiction problems, often at women’s correctional facilities or the Salvation Army, her family said.

‘Star Trek’ Actress Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85

LOS ANGELES — Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk’s assistant on the original “Star Trek” series, has died. She was 85. Whitney died of natural causes Friday in her home in the Central California town of Coarsegold, about 50 miles north of Fresno, her son Jonathan Dweck said on Sunday. Whitney played Yeoman Janice Rand in the first eight episodes before being written out of the series. In her 1998 autobiography “The Longest Trek: My Tour of the Galaxy,” she wrote that her acting career largely came to an end and she became an alcoholic.

Who Said That George Carlin Was Uneducated?

This is a few of the many more cerebral observations by the one-and-only George [Denis Patrick] Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008). Do infants enjoy infancy as much as adults enjoy adultery? If one synchronized swimmer drowns, do the rest have to drown too? If you ate pasta and anti-pasta, would you still be hungry? If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled? Why do women wear evening gowns to nightclubs? Shouldn’t they

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