RIP: Ernest Borgnine, at 95: Ernest Borgnine, one of the last remaining legends of the Golden Age of Hollywood, passed away Sunday at age 95. Borgnine was a prolific television and film actor whose 200-plus credits include From Here To Eternity, The Poseidon Adventure, The Dirty Dozen, ER, McHale’s Navy and Airwolf. He won an Oscar for Best Actor in 1955 for Marty. The endearing clip above is from an appearance on Fox & Friends Live where he dispenses some sagely advice on his longevity.
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In 1939, when he was only 18, Ray Bradbury started publishing his own sci-fi fanzine, Futuria Fantasia, in order to better celebrate his own work and the work of writers he loved. Today we mourn a kindred spirit who also made magazines just for the fun of it—and in California, to boot. Adios, good man.
RIP: Adam “MCA” Yauch, at 48: Adam “MCA” Yauch, who co-founded pioneering hip-hop group the Beastie Boys with Mike “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horowitz in 1979, has died. He was 48.
Yauch had been in treatment for cancer since 2009, when doctors discovered a tumor in his salivary gland. In addition to the Beastie Boys, Yauch was heavily involved in the Free Tibet movement and co-organized the Tibetan Freedom Concerts in th ’90s.