Category Archives: we are the dead

zabriskie point

Zabriskie Point

Daria Halprin and Rod Taylor (who died yesterday at age 84) in Zabriskie Point. Antonioni. 1970.

I realize that this is a pretty crummy photo of Taylor but the stills photographer on Zabriskie Point seems to have favored Daria.

dig the critics

Summer 1968

Sight and Sound. Spring 1968.

to have and have not

To Have and Have Not

Lauren Bacall — one of the last of the Old Hollywood crowd — who died yesterday at age 89, with Humphrey Bogart and Marcel Dalio in To Have and Have Not. Howard Hawks. 1944.

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Robin Williams (who died today at age 63) with Shelley Duvall in Popeye. Robert Altman. 1980.

Spring 1981

Sight and Sound. Spring 1981.

cute band alert


The Ramones, whose lone surviving founding member, Tommy, died yesterday at age 65. All of the original Ramones are dead, yet all of the Eagles are still alive. What a world.

cute couple alert

Gould Cannon

Elliott Gould and Dyan Cannon in Bob & Carol & Ted & ALice. Paul Mazursky (who died on Monday at age 84). 1969.

Gould Wood

Gould and Natalie Wood.

Cannon Gould

Cannon and Gould.

Wood Gould

Wood and Gould.

Culp Wood

Robert Culp and Natalie Wood.

philip seymour hoffman is dead

boom mic

The job of Best Actor Alive is currently unfilled. What a Shame. Obit.

cute band alert

Everly Brothers

The Everly Brothers, whose Phil died earlier this month.

on your sleeve

Police and Thieves

Police and Thieves. Junior Murvin, who died yesterday at age 64. 1976.

If for some reason you’re only familiar with the title track to the above LP via The Clash’s way inferior cover, take a few minutes and marvel at the original.

lou reed is dead


Rock and Roll game-changer and legendary grouch Lou Reed (pictured above with some old collaborators of his) died today at age 71. Here’s an obit from Reed’s hometown newspaper.