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On Saturday March 25th, a public memorial as held for Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the famous mother and daughter pair that passed away just one day apart in December 2016. The event was set for Forest Lawn Memorial Park – Hollywood Hills in the Hall of Liberty at the back of the property. A fitting venue and final resting place for two stars whose backgrounds are so entrenched in Hollywood history, not just in film, but the culture of Hollywood, since Forest Lawn used to be a movie studio used by directors like Cecil B. DeMille. Read More…

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Where I Stand: Tupac’s Last Stand – Koval Lane and Flamingo Blvd, Las Vegas Nevada

by Nate "Chops" Johnson September 25, 2016

Twenty years ago this month, the highest selling rap artist of all time, Tupac Shakur, was gunned down in Las Vegas just off the main strip at the intersection of Koval Lane and Flamingo Blvd.

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John Stabb – Tambourine In Hand – A Tribute

by Sean Koepenick May 20, 2016

Legendary punk frontman John Stabb died on 5/7/2016 after a short battle with stomach cancer. RIP. “Free love across the free land. Visions And?” For some reason this lyric from the song “Visions And?” sticks in my head as the first Government Issue song I really heard and ended up liking quite a bit. But […]

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By Grabthar’s Hammer! Remembering Alan Rickman

by Bill Chott January 15, 2016

You may not know my name, but you’ve probably seen me as “that guy” in dozens of projects on TV and film. I played a very small role in the film Galaxy Quest. I was the nerd at the convention who gets his autograph from (Alan Rickman’s character) Sir Alexander Dane and proudly announces, “By […]

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Where I Stand – Bowie Bids Farewell – Hollywood Blvd

by Nate "Chops" Johnson January 14, 2016

Like everyone else in the world, I woke up Monday morning to the unexpected news that David Robert Jones (aka David Bowie) had passed away after an 18 month battle with cancer. I got the news from a friend right at the very end of a Snapchat video, so it didn’t really register with me […]

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