And finally, we will miss Deirdre O'Donoghue of the radio show Breakfast With the Beatles, who was found dead in her Santa Monica home last week at the age of 52. With whom shall we spend our lazy Sunday mornings now?
And God rest Hal, the crusty old bartender at the legendary Foothill. He was mean, and he made customers cry, and he really, really hated it when I called him Hank. He reportedly took his own life in a room outside Las Vegas. Peace be with you, Hal, and godspeed.