Monday, November 03, 2008


Very sad news, from an email forwarded to friends of Eugene Chadourne (with thanks to EC and the Cool P):

Goodbye Good Friend, Jimmy Carl Black...

In loving memory of Jimmy Carl Black (born James Inkanish, Jr., February 1, 1938 – October 31, 2008).

Jimmy passed away peacefully Friday, October 31st 2008 at 11:00 o'clock pm.

A fitting time for Mr Spooky - he will never leave our hearts...

Jimmy says hi to everybody and he doesn't want anybody to be sad.

A benefit for Jimmy's family will be held on 9 November 2008 at the
Bridgehouse II in London.

Donations can also be sent directly to the family at:


Our best wishes to them all,

Ben & Donna Raskin
House of Chadula


a grey angel said...

Don't leave out Studs Turkel!!! he passed on the 31st as well.

Pam and I made it to the Obama rally in Jax today. A strong 10,000. Got there at 7, Obama hit the stage at 11:15. I haven't slept since Saturday... woo!!! Going to watch enough MSNBC for the both of us tomorrow.

ommyth said...

Hey Patrick,

I watched Obama's Jax speech in real time from here in Germany via streaming vid. His standard late-campaign stump address, but no matter - it must have been fantastic to see him deliver it in person. The German media are covering the election with almost the same intensity as their counterparts Stateside... Keeping fingers and toes crossed!

ommyth said...

Oh yeah, re Studs: I loved his work very much, but Jimmy Carl was relatively unsung compared to Mr. Turkel, so I gave the obit nod to the late Geronimo Black and (Grand)Mother stalwart. Massive respect to both gents...

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