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It is with great sadness that we honor one of our own C&Lers. Mudshark informed us today that "Ysbaddaden" lost his battle with brain cancer last month. According to family members, he never lost his sense of humor through to the end.

Ysbaddaden was a wickedly smart and well-read man, who would privately email me link after link of historical data and articles that he thought would interest me. We shared a common love of early talkies and cult movies and his comments on my posts would be laced with references to those movies we discussed. He was famous within the C&L community for linking obscure and arcane YouTube videos within posts.

So in memory of ysbaddaden, I ask that you find a YouTube video to link that exemplifies this community.

RIP, friend. You will not be forgotten.


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