RIP: Madeleine L’Engle (November 29, 1918 – September 6, 2007)

September 7, 2007 § 2 Comments

Madeleine L’Engle’s Wrinkle in Time series will be re-read for a very long time in our house. Rest easy, my lady, and be at peace.


RIP: Don “Mr Wizard” Herbert

June 12, 2007 § 2 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Don Herbert, who as television’s “Mr. Wizard” introduced generations of young viewers to the joys of science, died Tuesday. He was 89. Herbert, who had bone cancer, died at his suburban Bell Canyon home, said his son-in-law, Tom Nikosey.

“He really taught kids how to use the thinking skills of a scientist,” said former colleague Steve Jacobs. He worked with Herbert on a 1980s show that echoed the original 1950s “Watch Mr. Wizard” series, which became a fond baby boomer memory.

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