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R.I.P. Don Pardo

breakingnews:

‘Saturday Night Live’ announcer Don Pardo dies at 96
The New York Times: Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer who was the voice for “Saturday Night Live,” has died at age 96, his daughter confirmed.
Pardo, who was with “S.N.L.” from the show’s first episode in 1975, remained the announcer of the show through its most recent season.
Photo: Don Pardo on the set of “Saturday Night Live” in 1979. He served as the show’s announcer for all but one of its 39 seasons. (Al Levine/NBCUNIVERSAL, via Getty)

breakingnews:

Saturday Night Live’ announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

The New York Times: Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer who was the voice for “Saturday Night Live,” has died at age 96, his daughter confirmed.

Pardo, who was with “S.N.L.” from the show’s first episode in 1975, remained the announcer of the show through its most recent season.

Photo: Don Pardo on the set of “Saturday Night Live” in 1979. He served as the show’s announcer for all but one of its 39 seasons. (Al Levine/NBCUNIVERSAL, via Getty)

huffingtonpost:

THE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE HAS RAISED MORE THAN $13 MILLION — MEANWHILE, MEDICAL RESEARCH HAS BEEN CUT BY BILLIONS

Bill Gates, Lebron James, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker don’t ostensibly have much in common. But they’ve all recently poured buckets of ice on their head in support of ALS research. Yes, members of this motley crew — alongside hundreds of your Facebook friends — have posted viral videos of themselves shivering gleefully in order to raise money for a good cause. 

For more on the ice bucket challenge read the full story here.