Before “The Daily Show,” ”The Simpsons” or even “Saturday Night Live,” Al Feldstein helped show America how to laugh at authority and giggle at popular culture.
The Hunter College community is saddened by the loss of our longtime colleague, Clifford E. Soll, who died at his home in Yonkers, NY, on April 7, 2014.
Robert Stein, who rose from Daily News copyboy to editor in chief at Redbook and McCall’s magazines in an illustrious seven-decade career, has died. He was 90.
Billy Joel’s mother, who inspired him to write “Rosalinda’s Eyes,” has died in New York at age 92.
Robert Stein, editor, publisher, media critic, journalism teacher and blogger, died July 9 at the home of his son, Keith Stein, in Westport. He was 90.
Paul Mazursky, an innovative director and screenwriter who both satirized and sympathized with America’s panorama of social upheavals in the late 1960s and ’70s in films that included “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice,” “Blume in Love” and “An Unmarried Woman,” died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 84.
Eli Wallach, who was one of his generation’s most prominent and prolific character actors in film, onstage and on television for more than 60 years, died on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 98.
Daniel Keyes, the author of the enduring classic “Flowers for Algernon,” the fictional account of a mouse and a man whose IQs are artificially, temporarily and tragically increased, died June 15 at his home in southern Florida. He was 86.
Gerry Goffin, who collaborated with Carole King to write some of the biggest hits of the 1960s, songs that endured through generations and became classics, including “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?,” “Up on the Roof,” “One Fine Day” and “The Loco-Motion,” died on Thursday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 75.
Elodie Lauten, an American composer known for her operatic setting of the work of Allen Ginsberg, died on June 3 in Manhattan. She was 63.