Remembering Adam West, the First Best Batman
My 18-month-old daughter is suddenly very into superheroes. Every night before bed we do story time; this week she’s become obsessed with a board book called My First Batman Book. Since she likes when I sing the words of her books to her, I naturally began singing the theme to the classic 196…
Roger Ailes, Ousted Head of Fox News, Dies at 77
Perhaps no source of information in the modern day has proven so polarizing as Fox News, and now the controversial figure behind it has passed away. Former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes has died at the age of 77, following his prior ouster from the network.
Powers Boothe, Star of ‘Deadwood,’ Dies at 68
A sad day for fans of Powers Boothe, as the revered character actor has apparently passed away. The sinister-voiced star was well-remembered for his role as one of Deadwood’s big bads, as well as appearances in everything from Sin City to Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Jonathan Demme, Director of ‘Silence of the Lambs’ and ‘Stop Making Sense,’ Dies at 73
The film world lost one of its great today. Jonathan Demme, the director of some of the most influential and beloved movies in history, has died. According to Indiewire, the cause was “esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease.” He was initially treated for the disease in …