Thursday, January 18, 2007

Art Buchwald: 1925-2007

In Memory

Pulitzer Prize winning humorist Art Buchwald has passed away at the age of 81. The real surprise in his passing comes not from his death, but from his living so long. Months ago Buchwald had himself taken off dialysis and was given only weeks to live, he stretched that into the better part of a year. Buchwalds final project was writng a book about his own passing. Art Buchwald is also famous in the world of film for the lawsuit he leveld against Paramount Pictures, regarding compenisation for his work on the Eddie Murphy feature Coming to America.


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