Colleen McCullough, the woman who wrote The Thorn Birds died today. This is the lead paragraph from her obituary in The Australian: Colleen McCullough, Australia’s best selling author, was a charmer. Plain of feature, and…
Fascinating obituary of Viktor Schreckengost, an industrial designer.
In the NY Times: Notable Deaths of 2007: A Slide Show.
Molly Ivins has died at age 62.
The Inventor of Instant Ramen Noodles has died.
The Times obit for Joseph Barbera of Hanna-Barbera (Flintstones, Jetsons, Scooby Doo, etc.) fame, is some fascinating reading.
Former U.S. Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks dies in car accident, this is going to cause a national day of mourning in my hockey-loving family.
it seems Katherine Graham has died. this makes me oddly sad. while ben bradlee was always my favorite player in the whole watergate brouhaha, you kinda had to admire graham. when i was in j-school…