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I love a well-told story. That's why I really enjoyed a small film called Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party (hereafter abbreviated as Stbp) which made the rounds at many film festivals a few years ago. The film features a series of short stories, as told by legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky on the anniversary of his birth. The stories are funny, profound, and moving, and many of them stay with me to this day. In his lifetime, Tobolowsky has had some pretty wild and crazy adventures, not to mention the fact that he's worked with directors like Paul Verhoeven, Harold Ramis, Christopher Nolan, and Spike Jonze, just to name a few. Deep in my heart, I knew that even with Stbp out there, Tobolowsky probably still had a bunch of great stories tucked away in the recesses of his memory. So, shortly after one of his recent appearances on the /Filmcast, »
- David Chen
The singer described Stephen - who died at his Majorca home, in Spain, last weekend aged just 33 - as his "brother and wing man" and vowed to continue the band in his honour during his eulogy at the service held at the St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin, Ireland.
A tearful Ronan said: "The world has lost one of its brightest stars. We have lost a brother and I have lost my wing man. For Stephen, we will carry on but the band will never be the same without him.
"Forever young and never forgotten. A friend, a brother, a son, a husband and a hero. We are going to miss you brother, we love you and we always will. We know you have found peace, perfect peace."
Bandmate Mikey Graham added: "He »
2 items from 2009
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