Discussion in 'New Roundtable' started by islstl, Aug 2, 2009.
That dude was nothing short of awesome. Everything he did was with class. His ability to raise mega bucks seemed effortless, but the dude could work a room. He was a legend at ESPN when ESPN had legends. A pioneer in that regards.
His brain will be another donated for discovery. I hope it helps
Harley Race, 8-time NWA World Champion, died of lung cancer Friday at age 76.
Former Raiders receiver Cliff Branch, 71.
Peter Fonda dead at 79.
Just saw that. He was one of the stars of Easy Rider. Most of the final moments of that movie were filmed in and around Morgan City and Franklin, and they are having a biker gathering and celebration of the movie in Franklin next weekend.
Five-time Emmy Award winning journalist Nancy Parker, who has been anchor of WVUE - Fox 8 News in New Orleans for years, was killed in a plane crash in nola today.
I think the cafe where some rednecks were making fun of them was in Morganza. At least I have seen a cafe that looked just like rhe one in the movie.
I've never seen the whole thing. Actually, I've never seen it at all. I'd just heard about how parts of it were filmed around here, and in particular about where they're crossing a bridge but they shot them riding in the wrong direction if they were riding to New Orleans. Finally went and searched it a few months ago and saw what I'd been hearing about.
Former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco, 76.