Archive for the 'Sad Places' Category

Edwin Jahiel, 1925-2010

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Founder of the UIUC Unit for Cinema Studies, Edwin Jahiel of Urbana, has passed away at age 85.

William O. Pankoke, 1927-2010

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

William Otto Pankoke, also known as your humble editor’s “Pappy JaPan,” has passed away at age 83.

Flix houses nixed in Normal

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

An article in The Pantagraph from Friday, December 11, 2009, tells of the Town of Normal’s votes to consider a rezoning plan to allow new construction on the current site of University 8 Cinemas as well as reject a plan to allow construction of a Family Video store.

Jay Bennett, 1963-2009

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Multi-instrumentalist and studio engineer Jay Bennett of Urbana has passed away at age 45.

CUZine is toast without support

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

We didn’t think the end could be so soon. Give your favorite local film ‘zine a boost, Champaign-Urbana!

ACC honors late EIU academic

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Asian Cult Cinema magazine reports that staff writer Graham R. Lewis, a faculty member of Eastern Illinois University, has died.

Forrest J Ackerman, 1916-2008

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

Numerous sources report that science fiction memorabilia collector Forrest J Ackerman, the original editor of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, has passed away.