The world’s favorite pirate used to be one of those annoying people who call you and offer to buy something you do not need at all.
Walter Moss: the young Dylan seems to have suffered no trepidation about knocking on this famous man’s door. “You’re Carl Sandburg,” he said, “I’m Bob Dylan. I’m a poet, too.”
Larry Wines: Mel Brooks, who directed Wilder in some of his most iconic movie roles, used Twitter today to mourn the actor’s death: “Gene Wilder – One of the truly great talents of our time.”
Larry Wines: Power to the warp engines. Take ‘er out, Mr. Spock. Third star to the left, and keep on ’til morning.
Tom Degan: The first paragraph of his obituary will not take note of the “beloved funnyman” who had ranked, in my estimation, right up there with Mark Twain, Robert Benchley and Will Rogers as one of the great humorists of the twentieth century.