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Jeopardy: Beloved Host Alex Trebek Passes Away Age 80

Jeopardy!: Beloved Host Alex Trebek Passes Away, Age 80

The world was saddened to learn on Sunday morning that beloved Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 80 News of Trebek's passing was announced via the long-running game show's Twitter account with the following statement: "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home[...]

JG Jones Tells His Story About Blood Cancer

JG Jones Tells His Story About Blood Cancer

In 2009, Jones was diagnosed with a rare, chronic blood cancer called polycythemia vera (PV), which transformed into myelofibrosis (MF) Both PV and MF are part of a closely related group of progressive blood cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs).In “A Rare Reality: My MPN Story,” JG Jones draws on his journey living with[...]




Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Reveals Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebek Reveals Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

Long-time Jeopardy host and pop culture icon Alex Trebek took to the game show's YouTube channel to announce that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer Sources close to Trebek say he will begin chemotherapy treatments immediately, and will attept to finish out the remainder of the game show's season.Having hosted the popular[...]

Veep Season 7 Shooting This Fall Set for Spring 2019 Premiere

Veep Season 7 Shooting This Fall, Set for Spring 2019 Premiere

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Walsh revealed that Louis-Dreyfus has completed chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer and has been participating in table reads for the upcoming season At the time, Walsh expected production on season 7 to begin by the end of the summer, with new episodes airing in 2019: “Veep is on hiatus, we’ll start filming in August and[...]

American Gods Season 2 Update: Cast Dinner Axe Throwing and a Stormare Selfie

American Gods Season 2 Update: Cast Dinner, Axe Throwing, and a Stormare Selfie

With production on the second season of American Gods currently underway in Toronto with new additions Dean Winters (John Wick), Devery Jacobs (Cardinal), Kahyun Kim (Shameless) and Sakina Jaffrey (Timeless), let's feed our collective addiction for AG updates by checking social media to see how things are progressing with Starz's series adaptation of author/executive producer[...]

The Walking Dead Family Mourns the Passing of Superfan Lisa Williams

The Walking Dead Family Mourns the Passing of Superfan Lisa Williams

But when we lose a member of our TWD "fan family," that loss cuts wider and deeper across every one of us -- and that loss is particularly heavy this week with news that Lisa Williams, TWD superfan and regular at conventions and other show-related events, passed away on Tuesday after battling cancer.Williams won a fan[...]


10 Geeky Things I Want to Do Before I Die — What Are Yours

10 Geeky Things I Want to Do Before I Die — What Are Yours?

[caption id="attachment_766660" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBCUniversal/Broadway Video Entertainment[/caption]I came up with the idea of the F*** It! List almost eight years ago, when I was going through some particularly rough treatment for cancer For some reason, The Playbook of Awkward Attempts to Make You Feel Better seems to have a section in there that recommends[...]

Veep: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Undergoes Cancer Treatment Filming On Hold

Veep: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Undergoes Cancer Treatment, Filming On Hold

Less than two months after Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed publicly that she was battling breast cancer comes word that production on the HBO series' seventh and final season has been put on hold while the actress undergoes cancer treatment. Veep executive producer Frank Rich confirmed that filming was temporarily on hold during an interview Wednesday on SiriusXM[...]

Ill Behaviour: Showtime Importing BBC Comedy-Thriller Series

'Ill Behaviour': Showtime Importing BBC Comedy-Thriller Series

Chris Geere (You’re the Worst), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex) and Tom Riley (DaVinci’s Demons) star, with Sam Bain (Peep Show) writing and Steve Bendelack (Friday Night Dinner) directing the series.Ill Behaviour introduces us to Joel (Geere), inspired to use any methods (conventional or otherwise) to save his friend Charlie (Riley), who announces that he[...]

The Weekly Static S01E07: Scary Pumpkins A Wild Dogg And More

The Weekly Static S01E07: Scary Pumpkins, A 'Wild' Dogg, And More!

Pumpkins In SNL Halloween SpecialInstead of spotlighting an article we missed, we're changing things up a bit this week in light of Julia Louis-Dreyfus's very personal announcement to remind everyone that cancer is an evil that does not discriminate But the fight goes on and here's where you can donate to keep the battle raging[...]

Veep Star Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

'Veep' Star Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Less than two weeks after she took home her record sixth Emmy for her role as former VP-turned-president Selina Meyer on HBO's Veep, series star Julia Louis-Dreyfus took to Twitter to reveal that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer:https://twitter.com/OfficialJLD/status/913452227104202752 “1 in 8 women get breast cancer Today, I’m the one.“The good news is that I have[...]

Darwyn Cooke Now Receiving Palliative Care After Aggressive Cancer

Darwyn Cooke Now Receiving Palliative Care After Aggressive Cancer

Marsha, wife of the legendary comic book writer and artist Darwyn Cooke's, writes, under the title "F-ck Cancer"It is with tremendous sadness that we announce Darwyn is now receiving palliative care following a bout with aggressive cancer His brother Dennis and I, along with our families appreciate the outpouring of support we have received[...]

The Identity Of The New Female Thor Leaks Online (Marvel Official UPDATE)

The Identity Of The New Female Thor Leaks Online (Marvel Official UPDATE)

Oh and shes got cancer *sigh* #thor — Gezkill (@Gezkill) May 12, 2015 Lol, #Thor is revealed to have been Jane Foster...remember what I said about it being a total disappointment? — Devante Gordon (@Lycanvenom) May 12, 2015 And the Female Thor is no other than *drumroll*.... JANE FOSTER! dude she got bald — Mrs Alpha (@HunterNixHunter) May[...]

Celebration Of Life: A Cancer Anthology

Celebration Of Life: A Cancer Anthology

Creators: Federico Avella, Caritza Berlioz, Chris Colquitt, Matthew Crehan, Megan Crehan, Keith Edmunds, John Freeman, Stephen Groves, Austin Hamblin, Emily Lambert, Iain Laurie, Jessica Mungia, Chris Nicholson, Orion Petitclerc, Jon Slater, Michael Westcott. Close Date: 18th April 2015. Publish Date: November 2015Celebration of Life: A Cancer Anthology, celebrates the lives of those affected by cancer, telling the[...]

Death Of A Hero

Death Of A Hero

All that is now left to say of the Kree Captain, by way of a eulogy is to paraphrase George Harrison, “Mar-Vell is a dead man…miss him…miss him.” ********** We wanted to reprint this article now, especially given that we recently learned that two other comicbook superheroes are stricken with cancer; Joe Martino’s The Mighty Titan, and[...]

The Response To A Superhero With Cancer

The Response To A Superhero With Cancer

As it turns out, the entire event was (at best) a great tale that was told and (at worse) a calculated marketing event designed to separate rubes from their money.Still, it set a tone, and it got other creators to wondering, what would happen if a hero died? For writer/artist Joe Martino (who was diagnosed[...]