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Posted 16 July 2012 - 08:18 PM

Stephen Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, has died after doing something he clearly was not very effective at: riding a bike.

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 02:22 AM

A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.



Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.
DDP 2014:

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Daisy Berkowitz, Colin Bloomfield, Katherine Crowe Posted Image, Darren Daulton, Fred DeLuca, Sally Farmiloe, Dennis "Fergie" Frederiksen, Dr. Kate Granger, Valerie Harper, Clive James, Wilko Johnson, Carolyn McCarthy Posted Image, Graeme Pollock Posted Image, Mike Porcaro, Pat Rice, Amy Robach, Robert Schuller, Stuart Scott, Sam Simon, Joost Van Der Westhuizen

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Died in Committee [Theme: Current and former Senators]
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:13 PM


A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.



Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.


I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938

"I appear to have bypassed my good taste chip"

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Bibliogryphon's Bookworm Food (Theme Team) 0/20
I Can't Believe They're Not Deader 0/20
Unusual Suspects 2/20


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Billy Graham/Zsa Zsa Gabor/Joao Havelange/Olivia de Havilland/Peter Sallis/Muhammad Ali/Mary Tyler Moore/Tony Booth/Paul Gascoigne/Leslie Philips/Liz Dawn/Herman Wouk/Richard Adams/Glenn Campbell/Bhumibol Adulyadej/Denis Norden/Rodney Bewes/Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh/Clive James/Nancy Reagan/Peter Sutcliffe /Douglas Hurd/Martin Crowe/Helmut Kohl/Peter Vaughan/Jimmy Young/Don Rickles/June Brown/Bob Wilson/Mikhail Gorbachov/Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg/William Russell/Everton Weekes/Sidney Poitier/Walter Mondale/John Hurt/Dave Whelan/Brian Blessed/Tom Baker/Joni Mitchell/Abdelaziz Bouteflika/Val Kilmer /Robert Mugabe/Valerie Harper/Jimmy Carter /Cher /George Bush Snr/Neil Simon/Gordon Banks/Sheila Sim 1/50 (2015: 7/50)


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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:24 PM



A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.



Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.


I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicols Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938


Alternatively you could put Sarah Ferguson and Prince Charles on your team of Children's authors

"I appear to have bypassed my good taste chip"

2016 DDP Teams:

Bibliogryphon's Bookworm Food (Theme Team) 0/20
I Can't Believe They're Not Deader 0/20
Unusual Suspects 2/20


2016 Shadow List:

Billy Graham/Zsa Zsa Gabor/Joao Havelange/Olivia de Havilland/Peter Sallis/Muhammad Ali/Mary Tyler Moore/Tony Booth/Paul Gascoigne/Leslie Philips/Liz Dawn/Herman Wouk/Richard Adams/Glenn Campbell/Bhumibol Adulyadej/Denis Norden/Rodney Bewes/Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh/Clive James/Nancy Reagan/Peter Sutcliffe /Douglas Hurd/Martin Crowe/Helmut Kohl/Peter Vaughan/Jimmy Young/Don Rickles/June Brown/Bob Wilson/Mikhail Gorbachov/Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg/William Russell/Everton Weekes/Sidney Poitier/Walter Mondale/John Hurt/Dave Whelan/Brian Blessed/Tom Baker/Joni Mitchell/Abdelaziz Bouteflika/Val Kilmer /Robert Mugabe/Valerie Harper/Jimmy Carter /Cher /George Bush Snr/Neil Simon/Gordon Banks/Sheila Sim 1/50 (2015: 7/50)


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Posted 19 July 2012 - 01:59 PM




A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.



Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.


I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicols Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938


Alternatively you could put Sarah Ferguson and Prince Charles on your team of Children's authors


Neither is particularly old, or in poor health as far as I'm aware

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 12:18 PM





A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.



Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.


I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicols Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938


Alternatively you could put Sarah Ferguson and Prince Charles on your team of Children's authors


Neither is particularly old, or in poor health as far as I'm aware


Oh you are playing to win. I was just trying to be controversial. Think of all those diseases that you might contract from sucking dirty toes! :D

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2016 DDP Teams:

Bibliogryphon's Bookworm Food (Theme Team) 0/20
I Can't Believe They're Not Deader 0/20
Unusual Suspects 2/20


2016 Shadow List:

Billy Graham/Zsa Zsa Gabor/Joao Havelange/Olivia de Havilland/Peter Sallis/Muhammad Ali/Mary Tyler Moore/Tony Booth/Paul Gascoigne/Leslie Philips/Liz Dawn/Herman Wouk/Richard Adams/Glenn Campbell/Bhumibol Adulyadej/Denis Norden/Rodney Bewes/Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh/Clive James/Nancy Reagan/Peter Sutcliffe /Douglas Hurd/Martin Crowe/Helmut Kohl/Peter Vaughan/Jimmy Young/Don Rickles/June Brown/Bob Wilson/Mikhail Gorbachov/Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg/William Russell/Everton Weekes/Sidney Poitier/Walter Mondale/John Hurt/Dave Whelan/Brian Blessed/Tom Baker/Joni Mitchell/Abdelaziz Bouteflika/Val Kilmer /Robert Mugabe/Valerie Harper/Jimmy Carter /Cher /George Bush Snr/Neil Simon/Gordon Banks/Sheila Sim 1/50 (2015: 7/50)


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Posted 20 July 2012 - 05:11 PM



A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.



Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.


I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938


I'm sure I could find hundreds of elderly children's book authors, but if I were to make a theme team for them I would want it to be a list of authors I have heard of before, of series I read when I was younger.
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Better Them Than Us!:
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ShadowList 2014:
Rev. Billy Graham, General Jaruzelski, George Bush, Olivia de Havilland, Kirk Douglas, John Glenn, Luise Rainer, Christopher Lee, Nancy Reagan, Eli Wallach, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Bob Dole, Beverly Cleary, Robert Mugabe, Chuck Berry, Al Molinaro, Stan Lee, Lyndon LaRouche,
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Posted 20 July 2012 - 10:26 PM




A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.



Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.


I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938


I'm sure I could find hundreds of elderly children's book authors, but if I were to make a theme team for them I would want it to be a list of authors I have heard of before, of series I read when I was younger.


Michael Bond (b. 1926), creator of Paddington Bear. Thats a start :)

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 10:51 PM





A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.



Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.


I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938


I'm sure I could find hundreds of elderly children's book authors, but if I were to make a theme team for them I would want it to be a list of authors I have heard of before, of series I read when I was younger.


Michael Bond (b. 1926), creator of Paddington Bear. Thats a start :)


Bond, Beverly Cleary, Richard Adams, and Eric Carle were all ideas I wrote down. I could stretch the definition a bit to include Sir Terry Pratchett and Harper Lee.

It's a moot point though, I have other theme teams put together that were much easier to make and more entertaining.
DDP 2014:

Better Them Than Us!:
Daisy Berkowitz, Colin Bloomfield, Katherine Crowe Posted Image, Darren Daulton, Fred DeLuca, Sally Farmiloe, Dennis "Fergie" Frederiksen, Dr. Kate Granger, Valerie Harper, Clive James, Wilko Johnson, Carolyn McCarthy Posted Image, Graeme Pollock Posted Image, Mike Porcaro, Pat Rice, Amy Robach, Robert Schuller, Stuart Scott, Sam Simon, Joost Van Der Westhuizen

Evergreen State of Decay [Theme: People born in Washington]
Paul Allen, Bob Barker, Glenn Beck Posted Image, Jerry Cantrell Posted Image, Carol Channing Posted Image, Orson Scott Card Posted Image, John Elway Posted Image, Kenny G Posted Image, Bill Gates, Ben Gibbard Posted Image. Ben Haggerty http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Donald M. Kendall http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Amanda Knox http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Gary Larson http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Ryan Lewis http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Chuck Palahniuk http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Anthony Ray http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Adam West, Jim Whittaker http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Michael Winslow http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif

Died in Committee [Theme: Current and former Senators]
Daniel Akaka http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Birch Bayh http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Edward Brooke http://www.derbydead...mages/joker.gif, Tom Coburn http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Ted Cruz http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Jeremiah Denton http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Bob Dole, Dianne Feinstein http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, John Glenn, Orrin Hatch http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, Tim Johnson http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Mark Kirk http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Paul Laxalt http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, John McCain, Mitch McConnell http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, Walter Mondale, Harry Reid, Jay Rockefeller http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif, John Warner http://www.derbydead...mages/ghost.gif

ShadowList 2014:
Rev. Billy Graham, General Jaruzelski, George Bush, Olivia de Havilland, Kirk Douglas, John Glenn, Luise Rainer, Christopher Lee, Nancy Reagan, Eli Wallach, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Bob Dole, Beverly Cleary, Robert Mugabe, Chuck Berry, Al Molinaro, Stan Lee, Lyndon LaRouche,
Ariel Sharon, Don Pardo, Jim Leavelle, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Don Rickles, June Foray, Mort Walker, Paul Laxalt, I.M. Pei, Edward Brooke, Pope Benedict XVI, Alan Young, Henry Kissinger, Hiroo Onoda, Chuck Yeager, Dr. Henry Heimlich, George Shultz, Vera Lynn, Mickey Rooney, Fidel Castro, Noel Neill, Jimmy Carter, Ben Bradlee, Mary Tyler Moore, Jack T. Chick, Jerry Lewis, Jake LaMotta, King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz, Helmut Schmidt, Harper Lee, Gloria Vanderbilt, Abe Vigoda

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Posted 23 July 2012 - 11:44 AM






A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.



Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.


I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938


I'm sure I could find hundreds of elderly children's book authors, but if I were to make a theme team for them I would want it to be a list of authors I have heard of before, of series I read when I was younger.


Michael Bond (b. 1926), creator of Paddington Bear. Thats a start :)


Bond, Beverly Cleary, Richard Adams, and Eric Carle were all ideas I wrote down. I could stretch the definition a bit to include Sir Terry Pratchett and Harper Lee.

It's a moot point though, I have other theme teams put together that were much easier to make and more entertaining.


I have an Authors theme team drafted out but Ray Bradbury put a hole in its bows but it is still afloat.

I kept some names back!!

"I appear to have bypassed my good taste chip"

2016 DDP Teams:

Bibliogryphon's Bookworm Food (Theme Team) 0/20
I Can't Believe They're Not Deader 0/20
Unusual Suspects 2/20


2016 Shadow List:

Billy Graham/Zsa Zsa Gabor/Joao Havelange/Olivia de Havilland/Peter Sallis/Muhammad Ali/Mary Tyler Moore/Tony Booth/Paul Gascoigne/Leslie Philips/Liz Dawn/Herman Wouk/Richard Adams/Glenn Campbell/Bhumibol Adulyadej/Denis Norden/Rodney Bewes/Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh/Clive James/Nancy Reagan/Peter Sutcliffe /Douglas Hurd/Martin Crowe/Helmut Kohl/Peter Vaughan/Jimmy Young/Don Rickles/June Brown/Bob Wilson/Mikhail Gorbachov/Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg/William Russell/Everton Weekes/Sidney Poitier/Walter Mondale/John Hurt/Dave Whelan/Brian Blessed/Tom Baker/Joni Mitchell/Abdelaziz Bouteflika/Val Kilmer /Robert Mugabe/Valerie Harper/Jimmy Carter /Cher /George Bush Snr/Neil Simon/Gordon Banks/Sheila Sim 1/50 (2015: 7/50)


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Posted 30 July 2012 - 10:27 PM

Been announced on Irish television that Maeve Binchy has died

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Posted 30 July 2012 - 11:48 PM

Been announced on Irish television that Maeve Binchy has died


and on the beeb

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:53 PM

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of literary masterpiece '100 years of Solitude', has been suffering from dementia for a long time despite his good physical health.

2016 Deathlist (My Nifty Fifty):

Zsa Zsa Gabor, Billy Graham, Bryan Murray, Chuck Blazer, Gino Odjick, René Angélil, Glen Campbell, George H.W. Bush, Helmut Kohl, Bhumibol Adulyadej, David Rockefeller, Colin Dexter, Kirk Douglas, Muhammad Ali, Stan Mikita, Valerie Harper, Sumner Redstone, Bishop Desmon Tutu, "Superstar" Billy Graham, Tommy Chong, Ayatollah Khamenei, Herman Wouk, Don Rickles, Pope Benedict XVI, Harper Lee, Beverly Cleary, Rob Ford, Val Kilmer, Mary Tyler Moore, Joyce Randolph, Peter Sallis, Glen Sather, Nancy Reagan, Hosni Mubarak, Dr. Henry Heimlich, Abe Vigoda, Diana Serra Cary, Carol Channing, Lilliane Bettencourt, I.M. Pei, Norman Lear, Scott Putesky, Gaston Glock, Hugh Downs, Joseph Kony, Jimmy Carter, John Glenn, Cpt. Eric Brown, Jerry Lewis, Robert Mugabe


#254 Magere Hein

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 09:33 PM

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of literary masterpiece '100 years of Solitude', has been suffering from dementia for a long time despite his good physical health.


I'm sad to hear that, for more than one reason.

regards,
Hein

DDP 2016 team The Grey Horde (0/20): Sister Wendy, Belmondo, Bettencourt, Crowe joker.gif, Feek, Ford, Glenn, Gorbachev, Rev Graham, Kissinger, Kohl, Leonov, Madoff, Mugabe, Mushatt Jones, O'Connor, Li , Tereshkova, van der Westhuizen, Yeager
DDP 2016 theme team Minions of Xuleneb (0/20): Albert II, Andriessen, Beatrix, Bernhard, Bloembergen, Brokken, Ceulemans, de Jong, Eyskens, Grönloh, Haitink, van 't Hek, Janssen, Jean I, Krebbers, Ricksen joker.gif, Rijvers, Santer, Thielemans, Veltman
DDP 2016 theme team Next slide, please (0/20): Attenborough, Blakemore, Bodmer, Close, Conway Morris, Dawkins, Greenfield, Longair, Meurig Thomas, Morris joker.gif, Graham-Smith, Hewish, Krebs, Phillips, Rothwell, Stewart, Sulston, Wolff, Wolpert, Zeeman


 
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#255 Bibliogryphon

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 11:15 AM

I have an Authors theme team drafted out but Ray Bradbury put a hole in its bows but it is still afloat.

I kept some names back!!


Now Gore Vidal has gone I have had to draft in Eric Hill (of Spot fame!) and I have A.S. Byatt and Salman Rushdie warming up on the bench

"I appear to have bypassed my good taste chip"

2016 DDP Teams:

Bibliogryphon's Bookworm Food (Theme Team) 0/20
I Can't Believe They're Not Deader 0/20
Unusual Suspects 2/20


2016 Shadow List:

Billy Graham/Zsa Zsa Gabor/Joao Havelange/Olivia de Havilland/Peter Sallis/Muhammad Ali/Mary Tyler Moore/Tony Booth/Paul Gascoigne/Leslie Philips/Liz Dawn/Herman Wouk/Richard Adams/Glenn Campbell/Bhumibol Adulyadej/Denis Norden/Rodney Bewes/Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh/Clive James/Nancy Reagan/Peter Sutcliffe /Douglas Hurd/Martin Crowe/Helmut Kohl/Peter Vaughan/Jimmy Young/Don Rickles/June Brown/Bob Wilson/Mikhail Gorbachov/Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg/William Russell/Everton Weekes/Sidney Poitier/Walter Mondale/John Hurt/Dave Whelan/Brian Blessed/Tom Baker/Joni Mitchell/Abdelaziz Bouteflika/Val Kilmer /Robert Mugabe/Valerie Harper/Jimmy Carter /Cher /George Bush Snr/Neil Simon/Gordon Banks/Sheila Sim 1/50 (2015: 7/50)


#256 Bibliogryphon

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 11:15 AM

Now Gore Vidal has gone I have had to draft in Eric Hill (of Spot fame!) and I have A.S. Byatt and Salman Rushdie warming up on the bench


Or should that be cooling down?
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"I appear to have bypassed my good taste chip"

2016 DDP Teams:

Bibliogryphon's Bookworm Food (Theme Team) 0/20
I Can't Believe They're Not Deader 0/20
Unusual Suspects 2/20


2016 Shadow List:

Billy Graham/Zsa Zsa Gabor/Joao Havelange/Olivia de Havilland/Peter Sallis/Muhammad Ali/Mary Tyler Moore/Tony Booth/Paul Gascoigne/Leslie Philips/Liz Dawn/Herman Wouk/Richard Adams/Glenn Campbell/Bhumibol Adulyadej/Denis Norden/Rodney Bewes/Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh/Clive James/Nancy Reagan/Peter Sutcliffe /Douglas Hurd/Martin Crowe/Helmut Kohl/Peter Vaughan/Jimmy Young/Don Rickles/June Brown/Bob Wilson/Mikhail Gorbachov/Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg/William Russell/Everton Weekes/Sidney Poitier/Walter Mondale/John Hurt/Dave Whelan/Brian Blessed/Tom Baker/Joni Mitchell/Abdelaziz Bouteflika/Val Kilmer /Robert Mugabe/Valerie Harper/Jimmy Carter /Cher /George Bush Snr/Neil Simon/Gordon Banks/Sheila Sim 1/50 (2015: 7/50)


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Posted 15 August 2012 - 11:52 AM

Harry Harrison of Stainless Steel Rat and Soylent Green fame has died at the age of 87

A good line never dies
It just smells funny

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1. Joey Feek (joker), 2. Martin Crowe, 3.  Tony Booth, 4. Johan Cryuff, 5. Gordon Banks, 6. Jimmy Greaves, 7. Nancy Reagan, 8. Robert M. Pirsig, 9. Patricia Hitchcock, 10. Ian St. John, 11. Jerry Maren, 12. Peter Vaughan, 13. Ian Brady, 14. Peter Sutcliffe, 15. Jimmy Perry, 16. Daisy Berkowitz, 17. Billy Graham, 18. Jaoa Havelenge, 19. Liz Dawn, 20. Sylvia Miles

 

Sad Last Days (Theme Team) 0/20

1. Macaulay Culkin (Joker), 2, Zsa Zsa Gabor, 3. Sean Connory, 4. Roger Moore, 5.  Ursula Andress, 6. Kirk Douglas, 7. Angela Lansbury, 8. Mary Tyler Moore, 9. Linda Ronstadt, 10. Kenny Rogers, 11. James Caan, 12. Sophia Loren. 13.  George H.W. Bush, 14.  Doris Day, 15. Cher, 16. Jerry Lee Lewis, 17.  Nancy Reagan, 18. Burt Reynolds, 19 Muhammed Ali, 20. Bill Cosby

 

2016 Shadow List

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Caroline Aherne, ean Alexander, Muhammed Ali, Rene Angelil, Gordon Banks,  Daisy Berkowitz, Tom "Dynamite Kid" Billington, Tony Booth, Ian Brady, George H.W Bush, Jacques Chirac, Beverly Cleary, Martin Crowe, Liz Dawn, Bob Dole, Clarissa Eden, Joey Feek, Janet Fielding, June Foray, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Gaston Glock, Billy Graham, "Superstar" Billy Graham, Jimmy Greaves, Rolf Harris, Joao Havelange, Patricia Hitchcock, Clare Hollingworth, Clive James, Helmut Kohl, Jerry Maren, Sylvia Miles, Joni Mitchell, Walter Mondale, Mary Tyler Moore, Hosni Mubarak, Robert Mugabe, Denis Norden, Jimmy Perry, Leslie Phillips, Nancy Reagan, Debbie Reynolds, Don Rickles, Sonny Rollins, Peter Sallis, Dudley Simpson, Ian St. John, Jackie Stallone, Peter Sutcliffe, Peter Vaughan.

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#258 Magere Hein

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 06:35 PM

Harry Harrison of Stainless Steel Rat and Soylent Green fame has died at the age of 87


Fuck. I like his books.

regards,
Hein

DDP 2016 team The Grey Horde (0/20): Sister Wendy, Belmondo, Bettencourt, Crowe joker.gif, Feek, Ford, Glenn, Gorbachev, Rev Graham, Kissinger, Kohl, Leonov, Madoff, Mugabe, Mushatt Jones, O'Connor, Li , Tereshkova, van der Westhuizen, Yeager
DDP 2016 theme team Minions of Xuleneb (0/20): Albert II, Andriessen, Beatrix, Bernhard, Bloembergen, Brokken, Ceulemans, de Jong, Eyskens, Grönloh, Haitink, van 't Hek, Janssen, Jean I, Krebbers, Ricksen joker.gif, Rijvers, Santer, Thielemans, Veltman
DDP 2016 theme team Next slide, please (0/20): Attenborough, Blakemore, Bodmer, Close, Conway Morris, Dawkins, Greenfield, Longair, Meurig Thomas, Morris joker.gif, Graham-Smith, Hewish, Krebs, Phillips, Rothwell, Stewart, Sulston, Wolff, Wolpert, Zeeman


 
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Posted 16 August 2012 - 08:49 AM

Harry Harrison of Stainless Steel Rat and Soylent Green fame has died at the age of 87


Wanted to get a chance to read 'Make Room! Make Room!' before he died, and I almost put him on my Shadow List for this year. Loss in more than one way... Boo.

DDP: I will not die, it's the world that will end!: Joey Feek, John Bain, Kristin Hallenga, Rob Ford, Joost van der Westhuizen, Martin Crowe, Sir John Hurt, Rene Angelil, Daisy Berkowtiz, Hans Breukhoven, Louise Plowright, Caroline Aherne, Rick Davies, Errol Christie, Howard Marks, Alistair Brownlee, Jenny Diski, Tony Macalpine, Miriam Defensor Santiago, George Alagiah

DDP Theme Team: The British (D)i(e)sles: Gordon Banks, Prince Philip, David Bailey, Rab Noakes, Peter Maxwell Davies, Ian Brady, Mary Wilson, Liz Dawn, Nick Robinson, Tony Beard, Anthony Booth, Wendy Beckett, Vera Lynn, Brian Cant, Sheila Sim, Eric Lubbock, Peter Sallis, Jim Bowen, Paul Gascoigne, John Noakes

 

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#260 Bibliogryphon

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 11:49 AM

Harry Harrison of Stainless Steel Rat and Soylent Green fame has died at the age of 87


Another opportunity for Brian Aldiss to remind us he is still alive by commenting on the passing of a contempory (but better) writer.

"I appear to have bypassed my good taste chip"

2016 DDP Teams:

Bibliogryphon's Bookworm Food (Theme Team) 0/20
I Can't Believe They're Not Deader 0/20
Unusual Suspects 2/20


2016 Shadow List:

Billy Graham/Zsa Zsa Gabor/Joao Havelange/Olivia de Havilland/Peter Sallis/Muhammad Ali/Mary Tyler Moore/Tony Booth/Paul Gascoigne/Leslie Philips/Liz Dawn/Herman Wouk/Richard Adams/Glenn Campbell/Bhumibol Adulyadej/Denis Norden/Rodney Bewes/Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh/Clive James/Nancy Reagan/Peter Sutcliffe /Douglas Hurd/Martin Crowe/Helmut Kohl/Peter Vaughan/Jimmy Young/Don Rickles/June Brown/Bob Wilson/Mikhail Gorbachov/Grand Duke Jean I of Luxembourg/William Russell/Everton Weekes/Sidney Poitier/Walter Mondale/John Hurt/Dave Whelan/Brian Blessed/Tom Baker/Joni Mitchell/Abdelaziz Bouteflika/Val Kilmer /Robert Mugabe/Valerie Harper/Jimmy Carter /Cher /George Bush Snr/Neil Simon/Gordon Banks/Sheila Sim 1/50 (2015: 7/50)




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