Turn out the lights…and imagine

It’s been a tough week in the Famous Death Department. First we lost Dandy Don Meredith, whose work with Howard Cosell and Frank Gifford in the Monday Night Football booth was one of the most important factors in the explosion of the NFL’s popularity over the past several decades.

Then Elizabeth Edwards left us the other day. I try to remain cognizant of the fact that you never really know people unless you know them, and maybe not even then, but to all appearances she was a woman who deserved a great deal more from her final years than she got. Rest in Peace.

Finally, today marks the 30th anniversary of the death of John Lennon. We leave you with some video to reflect on. Elizabeth Edwards was never on Monday Night Football, but John was…