Louis C.K. Wins Grammy While Canceled

Is the creepy comic’s comeback complete?

Meat Loaf, 1947-2022

The singer and actor, born Marvin Lee Aday, is gone at 74.

Bob Saget, 1956-2022

The beloved comedian and actor is gone at 65.

Sidney Poitier, 1927-2022

A pioneering Black actor is gone at 94.

Tom T. Hall, 1936-2021

The legendary country music singer-songwriter known as “The Storyteller” is gone at 85.

Charley Pride Dead at 87

A country music legend is yet another victim of COVID.

Charlie Daniels Dead at 83

The Country Music Hall of Famer is gone.

John Prine: Holiday Cheer 2018 WFUV Benefit, 12/3/18 at the Beacon Theatre. Photo by Gus Philippas John Prine: Holiday Cheer 2018 WFUV Benefit, 12/3/18 at the Beacon Theatre. Photo by Gus Philippas

John Prine Succumbs to COVID-19

A great songwriter is gone at 73.

Joe Diffie Dead from Coronavirus

The 1990s country star is dead at 61.

Kenny Rogers, Country Legend, Dead at 81

He was the king of crossover hits long before Garth Brooks.

Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

The basketball legend and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among five fatalities.

Daryl Dragon, the “Captain” in “Captain & Tennille,” Dies At 76

One-half of a pop music icon in the 70’s, the Captain has passed away.

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ At 35

It’s been thirty-five years since one of the best music videos of all-time was released.

Aretha Franklin, The Queen Of Soul, Dies At 76

RIP. Queen Of Soul

Trump Declines Request to Lower Flag for Capital Gazette Victims

What was once a rare symbol of national mourning has become so commonplace as to be meaningless.

Late Night OTB – Rhiannon Giddens

An artist discovered via discussion in the comments section.

Late Night OTB – Tyler Childers

Tonight’s installment is a rarity: a breakout artist who I’ve discovered more-or-less in real time.

David Ogden Stiers Dead at 75

The actor best known for his run on M*A*S*H died Saturday after a battle with colon cancer.

Robert Guillaume, Star Of “Benson,” Dies At 89

Robert Guillaume, who starred in situation comedies in the 70s, 80s, and 90s such as “Soap,” “Benson,” and “Sports Night,” has died at the age of 89.

Tom Petty Dead at 66

The band leader of the Heartbreakers and the Traveling Wilburys is gone.

George Michael, Pop Music Superstar, Dies At 53

Another music superstar has passed away.

Leonard Cohen, Legendary Singer, Songwriter, And Poet, Dead At 82

Another great loss for music in what has been a difficult year.

Prince Dead At 57

A music legend has passed at far too young an age.

Paul Kantner, Co-Founder Of Jefferson Airplane, Dies At 74

Another icon of popular music has passed away.

Joe Cocker Dies At 70

Poet, Author, Civil Rights Activist Maya Angelou Dies At 86

A great American writer has passed away.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The How Do You Stand On Nuclear Waste? Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

J.J. Cale, Songwriter, Dead at 74

J.J. Cale, the Grammy-winning songwriter of such classics as “Cocaine” and “Call Me the Breeze,” has died aged 74.

Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston, once one of the biggest stars in American popular culture, has died.

Jerry Reed Dead at 71