death

An index of blog posts tagged ‘death’ here at MarkCz.com.
Messages through the wall, heard on radio

Messages through the wall, heard on radio

You have probably heard the story of how, as a POW during the Vietnam War, Sen. John McCain tapped messages through his prison wall to his fellow American prisoner, Ernest Brace. The conversation started with McCain tapping out "Shave and a haircut," and Brace...

Dry Bones song: Ezekiel cried, ‘Dem dry bones!’

Dry Bones song: Ezekiel cried, ‘Dem dry bones!’

Dry Bones, the video above by Dan DiFelice, is something that showed up in my Vimeo inbox the other day and caught my eye. It does not use the Dry Bones song. However, both this short film and the Dry Bones song share the same inspiration: the Old Testament's Book of...

‘No Country for Old Men’ (2007 movie, Javier Bardem)

‘No Country for Old Men’ (2007 movie, Javier Bardem)

We have recently endured an insufferable procession of godawful movies. They show up here roughly a year after being added to our Netflix queue, so it's sometimes hard to remember who to blame for muck like Never Been Thawed or Love Actually or Dreamland — or The...

Terry Armour, 1961-2007

Terry Armour, 1961-2007

I'm sure everyone in the Steve Dahl Show family is stunned and saddened tonight as Amy and I were upon learning that Terry Armour has died from an apparent heart attack at the Chicago Tribune offices. Terry was an endless source of fun and humor at the remote...

Military casualties: Sacrificed lives

Last night on MSNBC'S Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was named Worst Person in the World. He was recognized by Olbermann for this quote about American military casualties: Nobody is happy about losing lives but remember these...

Michelangelo’s tomb, Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence

Michelangelo’s tomb, Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence

Florence, Italy — The tomb of Michelangelo Buonarroti in the Basilica of Santa Croce, designed by Giorgio Vasari. Above the tomb are three sculptures representing the personifications of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, saddened by the death of the great master....

Julien Dubuque, Chief Peosta graves, Dubuque, Iowa

Julien Dubuque, Chief Peosta graves, Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque, Iowa — The Julien Dubuque Monument stands above the Mississippi River at the Mines of Spain Recreation Area. The monument, built in 1897, marks the site where Dubuque was buried by the Meskwaki (or Mesquakie) with tribal honors following his death on March...

Punchbowl: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Punchbowl: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (also known as Punchbowl National Cemetery) is located in Punchbowl Crater, just north of downtown Honolulu. It serves as a memorial to men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces....

Punchbowl National Cemetery: Honolulu Memorial

Punchbowl National Cemetery: Honolulu Memorial

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The dedication stone and grand stone staircase of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The names of 28,788 military personnel who missing in action or lost or buried at sea in the Pacific are listed on marble...

Witch hunt victims memorial, Idstein, Germany

Witch hunt victims memorial, Idstein, Germany

Idstein, Germany — Marble plaque listing the names of the victims of the witch hunts conducted by John, Count of Nassau-Idstein between February 3, 1676 and March 31, 1677. A total of 31 women and 8 men were executed for witchcraft. The plaque is displayed at the foot...

death

An index of blog posts tagged ‘death’ here at MarkCz.com.

Messages through the wall, heard on radio

You have probably heard the story of how, as a POW during the Vietnam War, Sen. John McCain tapped messages through his prison wall to his fellow American prisoner, Ernest Brace. The conversation started with McCain tapping out "Shave and a haircut," and Brace...

Dry Bones song: Ezekiel cried, ‘Dem dry bones!’

Dry Bones, the video above by Dan DiFelice, is something that showed up in my Vimeo inbox the other day and caught my eye. It does not use the Dry Bones song. However, both this short film and the Dry Bones song share the same inspiration: the Old Testament's Book of...

‘No Country for Old Men’ (2007 movie, Javier Bardem)

We have recently endured an insufferable procession of godawful movies. They show up here roughly a year after being added to our Netflix queue, so it's sometimes hard to remember who to blame for muck like Never Been Thawed or Love Actually or Dreamland — or The...

Terry Armour, 1961-2007

I'm sure everyone in the Steve Dahl Show family is stunned and saddened tonight as Amy and I were upon learning that Terry Armour has died from an apparent heart attack at the Chicago Tribune offices. Terry was an endless source of fun and humor at the remote...

Military casualties: Sacrificed lives

Last night on MSNBC'S Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was named Worst Person in the World. He was recognized by Olbermann for this quote about American military casualties: Nobody is happy about losing lives but remember these...

Julien Dubuque, Chief Peosta graves, Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque, Iowa — The Julien Dubuque Monument stands above the Mississippi River at the Mines of Spain Recreation Area. The monument, built in 1897, marks the site where Dubuque was buried by the Meskwaki (or Mesquakie) with tribal honors following his death on March...

Punchbowl: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (also known as Punchbowl National Cemetery) is located in Punchbowl Crater, just north of downtown Honolulu. It serves as a memorial to men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces....

Punchbowl National Cemetery: Honolulu Memorial

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The dedication stone and grand stone staircase of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The names of 28,788 military personnel who missing in action or lost or buried at sea in the Pacific are listed on marble...

Witch hunt victims memorial, Idstein, Germany

Idstein, Germany — Marble plaque listing the names of the victims of the witch hunts conducted by John, Count of Nassau-Idstein between February 3, 1676 and March 31, 1677. A total of 31 women and 8 men were executed for witchcraft. The plaque is displayed at the foot...

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