memorials and tributes to celebrities we’ve lost

Actor of Screen and Stage, James Gandolfini Dies Far Too Young.

Best remembered as mob boss Tony from seven seasons on “The Sopranos” for which he won three Emmys, actor James Gandolfini has sadly and unexpectedly passed away. The New York Times reports, with confirmation from HBO, that the actor died Wednesday morning in Rome of a massive heart attack while vacationing with his family. (more…)

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How The World Searched in 2012 and A Little Analysis of Google Search Trends For The Past Five Years.

How The World Searched in 2012

A look at How The World Searched in 2012 according to Google. (more…)

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Vidal Sassoon Dies But His Cuts Live On. A Look At The Hair Master’s Muses And Styles.

Vidal Sassoon

“My idea was to cut shape into the hair, to use it like fabric and take away everything that was superfluous.” – Vidal Sassoon (more…)

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Rest In Peace Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak tribute

Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, best known for his Caldecott Medal winning book, Where the Wild Things Are, has passed away. (more…)

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Ready, Aim… Frame. Bullet Casing Portraits of Lennon, Lincoln, Kennedy and Others.

Bullet Casing Portraits

Another artist who has found a way to use ammunition in his work, David S. Palmer, joins the ranks of these talented folks about whom I’ve written; Al Farrow uses bullets in his amazing reliquaries, Unearthen makes stunning jewelry of bullet casings and gems, Jason Clay Lewis has a series of engraved bullets and artist Walt Creel uses bullet holes to create his artwork. (more…)

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