Rickman, a classically trained stage star and sensual screen villain has died after a battle with cancer.
"An amazing life has ended but his lifelong commitment to fight the good fight, for peace, for all humanity, will carry on."
There's no mystery in understanding why Jews, and perhaps most peoples, celebrate a holiday of light at the time of the winter solstice.
"You have to see yourself in the shoes of those accused. Or a biker's boots. Or a young man's Nikes. Even a librarian's orthopedic sneakers."
Emails uncovered by Wikileaks, and anti-woman comments in an interview with Avengers actors, do not paint a nice picture of how Marvel views women.
Fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett died Mar. 12, leaving several library shelves' worth of published literature behind, as well as the legacy it created.
Looking at it through a wide-angled lens, we've been staying at people's houses for hundreds of years; saving money, meeting people, really immersing ourselves in the culture.
Solstice? revolution? religious miracle? military might? Like most things, this holiday can be viewed from multiple perspectives.
I'm a guy who's never been married, but I have some definite impressions of the institution that I'd like to share: You see, I marry people, 300 couples a year!
If eloquent words and scientific data don't move you to be a better steward of this fragile place we call Earth, then make it personal.