Tag Archives: sadness

Sad News For JMG Community: Longtime Commenter Beeblemeyer Has Died

JMG reader Tone writes with the very sad news that longtime commenter David Lee Beebe, known to most of you as Beeblemeyer, has passed away from kidney disease. David was one of the earliest readers of this site and often sent kind emails and news tips, although those came far less frequently in the last year as he struggled with ...

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Photo Of The Day – Fox Anchors

(Via JMG reader Paul)

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Music Greats React

More to come…

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GERMANY: Knut Dies Unexpectedly

Knut, the polar bear who as a cub captured the hearts of the world and sold millions in plush toys for the Berlin Zoo, died unexpectedly yesterday at the age of four. “Everyone is just in shock here,” said Claudia Bienek, a spokeswoman for Berlin Zoo where Knut shot to global fame in 2007 as a photogenic snow-white cub after ...

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Over The Oil-Stained Rainbow

(Via – Americablog)

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Lena Horne Dies At Age 92

If, wherever you were last night, you felt a sudden and distinct shudder in the gay universe, it’s because the legendary, the incomparable, the beyond fabulous four-time Grammy winner Lena Horne passed away in Manhattan at the age of 92. Here’s just the first couple of paragraphs of the New York Times’ obituary. Lena Horne, who was the first black ...

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Sen. Ted Kennedy Dead At 77

Ted Kennedy, friend and hero to LGBT folks, people with HIV/AIDS, minorities, the disabled, liberals, and progressives over his decades in the U.S. Senate, succumbed to brain cancer late Tuesday night at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. This is a tremendous loss for the nation, losing what many Americans, including myself, consider to have been the greatest elected official ...

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Ted Kennedy Has A Brain Tumor

Horrible. Sen. Ted Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and will remain hospitalized for at least several days as he and his family determine his treatment options. The Massachusetts Democrat suffered a seizure Saturday and has since been hospitalized at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He has been talking and joking with family and friends while undergoing ...

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