RIP thread

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OJ Simpson

Poor bastard, he died without finding the real killer.

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This is going to be a bad add to this thread.

People probably need to be reminded that the RIP thread is supposed to be devoid of the type of comments OJ’s passing will probably generate.

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Follow the link above. We have an excellent place for that.

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26 posts were split to a new topic: OJ Simpson dead at 76

RIP Akebono, the first non-Japanese yokozuna

I will be doing a post later, bc, as with NFL players, these guys do seem to have very poor health after their pro years

Wow, thought Nordberg was pretty much indestructible. RIP.

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I moved most of the posts about OJ to their own thread.

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RIP Dickey Betts

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Another in the I’m surprised he was still alive cat. Rip rambling man

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RIP Terry Anderson held hostage for 6 years.

Terry Anderson, AP Journalist Held Hostage for Six Years in Lebanon, Dies at 76 (yahoo.com)

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Wow, RIP. I remember him being in the news when he was released, but he’d sort of fallen off the radar.

Yeah, he counts as one of my earliest political memories. RIP

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RIP Richard Tandy of ELO

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When I think of him, the first thing I think of is the vocoder solo in Mr Blue Sky. And the “please turn me over”.

RIP

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Duane Eddy, twangy guitar hero of early rock, dead at age 86

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His body is broken. He goes to his fathers.

RIP

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When I first saw it I thought he died in a weight lifting competition. But no. I see.