//
you're reading...
Culture, Film, Men

A Moment of Silence for Roger Ebert

ebert-e1305605464866My aunt just called me and told me that Roger Ebert died. I told her that she is finding out information quicker than I can these days (and I’m the journalist). I sat for a moment and thought about his life. I remember as a kid my mother would let me stay up late at night to watch Siskel and Ebert and The Movies. The show started in 1986 and became an American staple and lasted for 23 years.

Roger Ebert was an American journalist, screenwriter and a Pulitzer-Prize Winning Film Critic. I loved how he was always cool, calm, and collect about his observations of different films. He was never one to go over the top with his opinions, but he was always right on time with his assessments. I will forever be grateful to have grown up in an era that produced great journalists and film critics/historians of his caliber (…don’t know of any outside of Siskel & Ebert to be quite honest in film).

I rather not discuss Ebert’s battle with cancer.We all have to leave this earth; we just don’t know how. I rather just say goodbye and job well done.

R.I.P. (1942-2013)

Advertisements

About kreativeYoungmillionaire

Writer | Art Librarian | Creative Mixologist | Genealogy Curator | Community Archivist

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Social Rants

#thisveryinstant ##ubettathink2019 #thursdaynightsbelike👌 #realcool
: My 2019 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Experience #thelibrarylife #atxbougieblack #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks
...Now, Celebrating the life of Akwasi Evans, Publisher/Founder of Nokia- The Observer. He transitioned this past week. He was a fearless journalist and dedicated to the Austin Community. #ubettathink2019 #akwasievans #ripmyfriend #communitypartner
Meet Mrs. Jhonnie Mae Yates Rice - Picture taken in 1911. Her father was Rutherford Yates (Houston) and his father is John "Jack" Yates (Houston)! I am inside her daughter's home! I still cannot believe I am chilling out with Jack Yate's, Great- Grandaughter! #ubettathink2019 #blackarchivesmatter #blackhistory365
...i needed this - bought it a month ago from the Dollar Tree! Dropping prayers like dimes in a bubble-gum machine. #ubettathink2019 #lifeisgood❤️ #prayerchangeseverything #ibelieve #prayerbox #beuplifted #wednesdaysbelike❣️
#roxybluethediva🐶 #gotagiftinthemailtoday #barkbox #sheallupinit #puppydivastatus #angelabankhead #shedidthat #tuesdaynightsblike #wegoodoverhere
...one of my favorite people - in this world: Dr. Lawson, Director of the Houston Public Library System!!!! #blacklibrariansrock #ubettathink2019 #tlaatx2019 #authorluncheon #lifeisgood❤️ #werockflyglassesdaily #mentor4lyfe #blacktatxbougie
...I always get the hookup - 365! Chilling at the Texas Library Association Conference - DWTN Austin, Texas! #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #tuesdaymotivation #lifeisgood❤️
#vintagetypewriter #corona #ubettathink2019 #writerstype
Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: