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.
Time stood still when I heard the news that Daniel Johnston left us this month. There are only a few moments in one’s lifetime when time stands still. At the time I felt guilty for the sorrow I felt and for the tears that I cried, because if you’re a Johnston fan, you know he […]
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 […]
You’d be surprised anyone would have to say this, but…there are plenty of items that don’t belong in a suitcase. Like a bag of dead birds. No, really…people are actually packing bags of small dead birds into their luggage these days. Look, we can’t tell you how to pack. That’s your business. But we can […]
Presidents’ Day and VPNs may not be a natural fit at first glance. But think about it for a minute. George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were both American presidents whose legacies are forever tied with liberty and freedom. And what is a VPN service if not absolute web liberty and freedom for all your digital […]
You hear the stories all the time. You know the ones about how a new vehicle instantly loses hundreds, even thousands of dollars in value the second a new owner drives it off the lot. Depreciation is a killer, especially when the item itself works just as well — or maybe even better than all […]