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Posts Tagged ‘Joshua Stecker’

LA Journos Pay Tribute to Mike Wallace

On this Easter Sunday, journalists the world over have begun honoring the memory of a professional god, Mike Wallace, who passed away last night at age 93.

The 60 Minutes correspondent’s unmistakable M.O. was a clarion call to the profession for countless reporters. Here are some of this morning’s first wave of tender Twitter messages posted by SoCal journalists:

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Corey Haim’s Family Puts His Belongings on eBay

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This Corey Haim story could not get any sadder. Turns out he was living with his mother in the Valley while she was fighting cancer when he overdosed and died at 38. To add to that, his meager personal effects are on eBay to help pay to bury him.

The seller, who says they are one of his fellow cast members from the 1985 NBC movie of the week A Time to Live with Liza Minnelli writes:

I HAVE BEEN GIVEN MOST ALL OF COREY’S BELONGINGS TO PUT ON EBAY TO SELL FOR THE FAMILY TO PAY FOR HIS FUNERAL EXPENSES. COREY HAD NO SAVINGS AND HIS FAMILY IS REALLY IN NEED !

The whole collection of used gym shorts and swag t-shirts is here.

Hat tip Joshua Stecker.

Previously on FBLA:

  • ‘Lost Boy’ Corey Haim Dead at 38
  • Hey, The Wrap, If Everybody is an Icon Then No One Is