I just watched Ghostbusters again, for the umpteenth time. It’s just as funny as it ever was, but now there is a hint of sadness mixed in as well. Harold Ramis had an astounding career beside Ghostbusters, but that is the movie I will always go back to. I always identified with Egon. It is strange to see him on the screen, to hear his deadpan voice and to also know he’s passed on. It doesn’t seem right.
I want to write an article on the passing of Dwayne McDuffie but I can’t. I didn’t know him as well as I should have. Comics, the small industry that it is, has its celebrated names like Bendis, Morrison, Johns and Alan Moore. But there are writers in the industry that remain relatively unknown, letting the work speak for itself. And now, looking back on the legacy of Dwayne McDuffie, I see a man who has influenced me tremendously. Looking up his name I see Marvel’s Damage Control, a comic series about the company that rebuilds all the destruction caused
Unwinnable is sad to hear Nicholas Courtney, Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart on Doctor Who, has died at the age of 81. Mr. Courtney was born in Egypt, the son of a British diplomat. He studied at Webber Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art and first appeared on Doctor Who during the 1965 serial The Daleks’ Master Plan (not as the Brigadier, but as Space Security Agent Bret Vyon). He would win the hearts of Who fans in 1968 as the Brigadier in the serial Web of Fear (though he held the rank of Colonel at the time). The Brigadier