Thursday, June 04, 2009
R.I.P. David Carradine.
I heard on NPR that David Carradine is dead -a possible suicide. It sounds strange to say it, but his TV show Kung Fu was a formative part of my adolescence. The most recent thing I saw him in was The Serpent's Egg.
Film in Focus
Rolling Stone highlights 5 must-see roles.
The Vault of Horror
Fresh Air has an audio of an old interview.
The House Next Door
Parallax View reprints an old interview.
SFScope lists his many SFF roles.
A BBC film critic has a video tribute.
Time Out has a tribute and names 5 "classic roles".
Washington Post has photos.
The New York Times
E Online reports on the Tweets.
Entertainment Tonight will be following the story and will report on the autopsy results.
Beliefnet discusses the possibility that the death was accidental and is interested in the astrological aspects.
The Commercial Appeal
The Seattle Radio Examiner
The picture at the top of the page is from Wikipedia.