Monday, March 3, 2014
Harold Ramis (1944-2014)
On Feb 24th, 2014, the world lost Harold Ramis, an actor, director, and writer of some of the greatest comedies of the 20th century. He acted in and co-wrote Ghostbusters, and in it showed that a geeky, awkward guy with glasses could take on a bunch of threatening ghosts, a Sumerian god of destruction (Gozer the Gozerian), and an enormous marshmallow man and come out on the winning side, not because he was big or strong or attractive, but because he was smart. RIP Harold Ramis, and thanks for showing a generation of young kids that scientists can be heroes.