Friday, June 21, 2013

"When you're married, you'll understand the importance of fresh produce"

With the unexpected death of Jimmy Gandolfini this week in Rome at age 51 of a heart attack, this week's traditio is a no-brainer- the final scene from The Sopranos. I posted twice previously on the hit HBO series: "Redemption in Popular Culture: The Sopranos" and "Resistance is Futile."

I'll spare you all the details of Gandolfini's death and pass along just this: he was a man of great passion, a word that means to suffer. Here's Lou Lumenick's remembrance from the New York Post: "We won’t fuhgedd about this class act."

Requiescat in pace James Gandolfini.

Upon learning of Gandolfini's death, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, the band for which Stevie Van Zandt, who was a Sopranos castmember, plays guitar, performed Born to Run and dedicated it to Gandolfini.

So, here's a bonus:

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