August 9th, 2008

sad news

For my part, as I said to a friend today. Comedians and priests occupy the same role to me. They make life a little more bearable for people. One through faith and comfort. The other through laughter and making people not take life so seriously. I lift a glass to the man.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080809/ap_on_en_mo/obit_bernie_mac

CHICAGO - Bernie Mac, the actor and comedian who teamed up in the casino heist caper "Ocean's Eleven" and gained a prestigious Peabody Award for his sitcom "The Bernie Mac Show," died Saturday at age 50.