Karen Black parlayed her strange and singular allure into quirky character roles that in many ways captured the zeitgeist of the 1960s and '70s.
Monkey See posts about Obits
Susan Stamberg remembers an evening onstage with Jean Stapleton.
The Mouseketeer and bikini-musicals actress became a pop star and made a generation of boomer boys swoon. Later she faced multiple sclerosis with equanimity — and raised awareness and money in the process.
Roger Ebert, who died Thursday, was not only a writer but a social media master, a romantic and a guy who deeply believed in rice cookers. He was also one of the most influential critics of his generation.
Birder Starr Saphir, who died on Tuesday, was at the center of a 2012 documentary about the unique world of Central Park birding.
"Dear Abby" columnist Pauline Phillips died Wednesday. We take a moment to answer a question we weren't actually asked: Why do people ask strangers for advice anyway?
California public television host Huell Howser earned the affection of many fans, hundreds of whom turned out for a memorial Tuesday night.
Our comics blogger shares thoughts on the passing of the profoundly influential creator and mentor Joe Kubert.
Writer David Rakoff, who has died at the age of 47, left both writing and audio appearances on shows like This American Life that illustrate a worldview that was dark, but deeply human.
Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday, wrote a trio of romantic comedies about love, inevitability, and truly great conversation.
Peter Sagal remembers Ray Bradbury as one of the writers who wrote the stories of his science-fiction childhood. He notes that the author was always showing us "our reflections in very strange places."
Richard Dawson was most famous for Family Feud, but he was the most fun on Match Game, the party show of the '70s.
On the passing of Maurice Sendak, a look at Really Rosie, his collaboration with Carole King and one of the greatest children's albums ever.
On the occasion of Davy Jones's death at 66, it's finally time to put aside our prejudices and induct the Monkees into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.
Remembering the iconic fantasy writer Anne McCaffrey, author of the classic Dragonriders of Pern series.