Dustin Diamond: 1977 – 2021

I consider myself to be an '80s/'90s baby, and like most folks around my age group, I lived for Saved by the Bell when I was a kid. Just about every Saturday, I had to see what the Bayside High School gang was up to. Once the show went into syndication, I watched it almost… Continue reading Dustin Diamond: 1977 – 2021

Cicely Tyson: 1924 – 2021

Cicely Tyson was just on my mind a few short days ago. I was thinking about how she was in her 90s now and how great she looked at her age. Plus, I watched a video a week ago about Tyler Perry's shortcomings in film making, and it featured a hilarious tweet that read, "Things… Continue reading Cicely Tyson: 1924 – 2021

Tommy “Tiny” Lister: 1958 – 2020

I know, I know. I'm SUPER late with this tribute. Not making excuses, but I have to say that this Christmas kept me on my toes, and I didn't do a lot of writing this month. Plus, I wasn't exactly sure how I was gonna write this tribute. However, I had to post something about… Continue reading Tommy “Tiny” Lister: 1958 – 2020

In Memoriam: Sean Connery and Alex Trebek

2020 strikes again. On Halloween of this year, we lost Sean Connery, and Sunday before last (Nov. 8, 2020), we lost Alex Trebek. Unlike the majority of the celebrities I write tributes for, I honestly can't remember when I was introduced to these men because they were constants throughout my life. It wasn't until Sean… Continue reading In Memoriam: Sean Connery and Alex Trebek

Chadwick Boseman: 1976 – 2020

I first saw Chadwick Boseman in the film 42, depicting Jackie Robinson during his early years with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Chad's performance had me glued to the screen, and with me being the nerd I am, I had to find out more about this newcomer that had such brilliant acting chops. One of the coolest… Continue reading Chadwick Boseman: 1976 – 2020

July 2020: The Month That Had No Chill!

2020 as a whole is a trip, but July (my birthday month!) was off the damn chain!