The talented comedic actress had been a part of two of televisions iconic sitcoms, The Bob NewHart Show and The Simpsons, but it is as the voice of Bart's hapless teacher, Edna, that she will be immortalized. She will be missed by fans and friends worldwide.
He wrote some of the greatest crime novels of the last 50 years. His books were, depending on how he felt about them, butchered or done right by Hollywood. He gave us Get Shorty, 52 Pick Up, Hombre, Killshot, and Valdez is Coming, to name but a few.
Google is threatening to sue a major site that allows users to rip YouTube videos and record them as MP3 files.
In recent months, there's been speculation and fan reaction - both pro and con - about Ghostbusters 3, which may or may not get made one of these days.