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Grace Dell Nichols
By now, you've undoubtedly learned of the death yesterday of Grace Dell Nichols - although you probably know her by her stage name, Nichelle Nichols - at the age of 89. Her son announced that she died of "natural causes," which is true of any decedent who isn't a victim of violence, infection, or accident, but she was institutionalized in 2019 because of dementia, and so the specific "natural cause" of her passing is, at present, undefined. -- Thom 'Starky' Stark


Henry Juszkiewicz Destroys Gibson Guitars
If you follow music industry news, or even just general business news, you're probably aware that Gibson Brands, Inc. is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. There's every reason to believe it will fall over that edge by August of this year at the very latest, because it has, as Bruce Springsteen put it in at least two different songs, "debts no honest man can pay." -- Thom 'Starky' Stark


5 Least Impressive Claims
Running your mouth without engaging the clutch to your brain may result in laughter and finger-pointing ... -- Thom 'Starky' Stark


Hollywood Hubris
Once upon a time, a director set out to make a movie about Alexander the Great. He cast an up-and-coming young actor as the famous conqueror and surrounded him with a cast that included a superstar as his father Philip, an ingenue in her first real role as his love interest, and a host of major and minor stars and unknowns in supporting roles. -- Thom 'Starky' Stark


Meeting Your Maker
Thom Stark gives a tribute to Art Hoppe, longtime San Francisco columnist and Professional Journalist in every regard. -- Thom 'Starky' Stark


Starky's Machine
This week: Thom 'Starky' Stark thinks about impeachment. -- Thom 'Starky' Stark

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