Lightsaber Vigil and Walk in Honor of Carrie Fisher at Tempe Town Lake.

Fans gathered to remember and celebrate the life of the inimitable Carrie Fisher, who passed away earlier this week, tragically followed by her mother, Debbie Reynolds, a day later, with a lightsaber vigil and walk at Tempe Town Lake in Tempe, Arizona.  

"Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra".

Carrie Fisher:  More than just a Princess by Durrilion Today started like any other day.  I woke up, ate, ran errands, and logged into facebook.  That was when I heard the terrible news.  She was gone.  I wanted my first article after an academic hiatus to be something fun, uplifting, however the news of Carrie’s death wouldn’t leave me.  I kept hearing words in my head about her struggles, how…

Goodnight Mr. Garibaldi, Actor Jerry Doyle Dies at 60

Jerry Doyle, an actor who got his start on Moonlighting, but is perhaps best known for his role as Chief Security Officer Garibaldi on Babylon 5, died Wednesday at the age of 60. While not a prolific actor, he was a very popular talk show radio host who showed that he and his former character were not so far apart.  He enjoyed whimsy and satire and had a sharp wit. …

Anton Yelchin Dies at 27 in Car Accident

Anton Yelchin the young rising star known for “Odd Thomas” and as the new Chekov in the rebooted “Star Trek” movie franchise died early today, Sunday, June 19, 2016 as the result of a freak accident in which he became pinned by his car against his stone mailbox at his house in San Fernando Valley. His publicist confirmed his death a few hours ago. Los Angles Police Department spokesperson Jenny…

Patrick Macnee "The Avengers","Battlestar Galactica" dies at 93

He had a voice that was hard to forget and a presence that could never be forgotten. Patrick Macnee, star of “The Avengers” and the voice of the narrator of the original “Battlestar Galactica”, has died of natural causes at the age of 93. He was almost expelled from Eton for running a gambling ring, acted opposite a young Sir Christopher Lee in Henry the V at age 11, served…

A Day of Legendary Actors

Today the world is mourning the loss of the absolutely legendary Sir Christopher Lee. It seems it is not an uncommon date of the month to mourn legendary people.  John Wayne died June 11, 1979. And everyone’s favorite Interstellar Doctor, DeForest Kelley, died June 11, 1999. I grew up watching both the Westerns of John Wayne and Star Trek re-runs in the 80s on TV.  My father was a huge…