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Pat Harrington Jr., ‘Schneider’ of TV’s ‘One Day at a Time,’ dies at 86

Pat Harrington Jr., ‘Schneider’ of TV’s ‘One Day at a Time,’ dies at 86 : "As the character was conceived, Schneider was a married man and an unrepentant adulterer who used fake maintenance problems to enter women’s apartments. Mr. Harrington, however, doubted that such an unpleasant type would fit in a show filled with far more likeable people. [more inside]
posted by NedKoppel on Jan 7, 2016 - 34 comments

Greyjoys and Cthulhu devotees, rejoice!

Happy Cephalopod Appreciation Day! October 8 is Cephalopod Appreciation Day, the eighth day of the month celebrating those with eight tentacles. But it's not just a mere day of squidly homage, it's an entire week! [more inside]
posted by Rosie M. Banks on Oct 8, 2015 - 21 comments

Don't Force Symbolism

How to Look at Art. An illustration and post by Incidental Comics' Grant Snider. Previously.
posted by Apropos of Something on Oct 17, 2013 - 15 comments

An identity so appealing, someone should launch a meat market just to adopt it

Why does Futura work here but Slanted Futura doesn't? Enter FONTS IN USE: A breakdown, explanation and appreciation of type design out in the real world.
posted by The Whelk on Jan 3, 2011 - 17 comments

She was a woman, she could sing the blues

Koko Taylor (1928-2009) more than once said she hoped that when she died, it would be on stage (YT), doing the thing she loved most: Singing the blues (YT)...
posted by LinusMines on Jun 3, 2009 - 37 comments

"When I die, it's going to read, 'Game Show Fixture Passes Away'"

Charles Nelson Reilly (1931-2007) If, in 1940, you had a lobotomized aunt, an institutionalized father, a racist mother, and were the only gay kid on the block, what do you think the odds would be that you'd end up a Tony winner, a staple of television, and a generational icon? (contains YouTube links)
posted by LinusMines on May 27, 2007 - 90 comments

A bunch of 4-yr old art prodigies

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder*
*Statement suspect for museum curators, "critics", "experts" and "connosieurs".
posted by daksya on Mar 13, 2005 - 56 comments

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