After suffering a massive stroke on Wednesday actor Luke Perry passed away today, surrounded by his children and other family members. He played the role of the troubled yet soulful rich kid Dylan McKay in Beverly Hills 90210, which ran from 1990 to 2000, and appeared in many movies and television shows in the years that followed, most notably in the role of Archie Andrews' dad in Riverdale.
Sadly, Perry's stroke happened on the same day a 90210 reboot had been announced, which is reuniting the original characters.
I’m very sad to hear that Pete Shelley, leader of The Buzzcocks, died of a heart attack today. He was 63. From The Guardian: The band formed part of the UK’s punk scene and have been closely associated with it ever since. Speaking later about his views on music, Shelley told the Guardian: “I’m not […]
John Wilcock has been the subject of an ongoing comic book biography here on Boing Boing. Scott Marshall and I have been working on the comic since 2012, or so, and it’s been a nice goal to complete the book in John’s lifetime. John lived many lives almost simultaneously, and it’s been a massive research […]
Want to keep the dentist away? A little tooth care at morning and night isn’t bad, but it won’t keep the stains from smoking or fried foods at bay for long. If you enjoy your food and want to avoid the consequences, an upgrade from that old analog toothbrush can make a huge difference. Among […]
If your office works at all, it uses Microsoft Office. Those icons for Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook are as familiar around some workplaces as the coffee machine. So familiar, in fact, that they get taken for granted – and rarely used to their full potential. Whether you need a crash course in the essential tools […]
It’s a great time to be a maker. 3D printers are on store shelves for anyone to buy, and coder kits like Arduino and Raspberry Pi are letting kids as young as 9 or 10 dive into the Internet of Things. Here are a few examples of our favorite tech toys, all priced low enough […]