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It's no secret that I love the Beastie Boys. It was with great sadness that I heard about the death of Adam Yauch aka MCA on Friday.

The AV Club has written a fantastic article about him. There are many other great articles to be found, for sure. I'd love for you to share them in the comments.

From the AV Club article:
Yauch’s life and career are a testament to the possibilities of emotional, creative, and artistic growth. A man who rose to fame peddling a proudly obnoxious form of adolescent nihilism grew up to be a man whose life and career were defined by idealism and integrity. Adam Yauch wanted to make the world a more compassionate, loving, and funky place. He succeeded. The world is poorer for his loss but richer for the contributions he made.- Nathan Rabin

image from newyorker.com 

Lisa is a gamer, crafter, fangirl, mother, wife and unabashed nerd who is pretty ridiculous and it's best you know that up front. When she's not binge watching Netflix or crafting into the wee hours of the night, you can find her spending a lot of her time on Pinterest and Twitter.


  1. I'm so glad you posted this Lisa. I was so upset to hear the news yesterday about MCA. I've been lucky enough to have seen them twice in concert over the years but I really thought that The Beastie Boys had the potential to be around forever. That band and their music is interwoven into so many of my memories. It's like how I felt when I heard John Hughes had died, like some of my childhood has died alongside them :(

  2. The very second I heard this I thought about you.

    I love that so much.

    Also, I was tearful. I love the Beasties. He was too young and it was an unfair way to go. He left a family, a hell of a legacy, and a hell of a discography. RIP.


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