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R.I.P. Darwyn Cooke, 1962-2016

I was very sad to hear of the passing of the hugely talented comics creator Darwyn Cooke, struck down by cancer. Every page I ever saw that was drawn by him crackled with life and wit; he was also a gifted writer who had a knack for making complicated stories come alive in far fewer […]

posted 15 May 2016 in News. no comments yet

R.I.P. Jerry Wexler 1917-2008

Legendary record producer Jerry Wexler died on Friday. His contributions to rhythm and blues were immense–starting with the fact that he coined the term–but he ranks high in my pantheon of interview subjects for a totally different reason. Out of the hundreds of people I’ve spoken with in the line of work, he’s the only […]

posted 18 August 2008 in News, Tasty Bits. no comments yet