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A centralized location. Start with:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-ent ... t-moments/

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CBC News pays tribute to one of the most famous Canadians.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/a ... -1.5794540

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Not an obit or article, but just saw that ABC is airing "Alex Trebek Remembered" tonight at 10 Eastern.

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Eddie Timanus posted his own appreciation article/tribute on USA Today earlier today.
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CNN Video with Mike Richards:

https://www.cnn.com/videos/media/2020/1 ... nr-vpx.cnn

He had surgery two weeks before his last taping.

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https://thebulwark.com/alex-trebek-1940-2020/

Bill Ryan at The Bulwark, with a fun anecdote to start his story off.

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Nice remembrance of Alex by former contestant Steve Greene:

https://www.indiewire.com/2020/11/alex- ... 234597543/


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Season 28 3-time champion Andy Baggarly, also a San Francisco Giants writer for the The Athletic, penned this article tonight
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From NYT television critic James Poniewozik:

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Wow. It's going to be a while before I can read these. I'm finding I even have to skim our own obit thread here on the JBoard. It's just too much right now. I'm glad I know where to find these links, because I know I'll want to read them later. Thanks, all.

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A Wray wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 3:12 am
From NYT television critic James Poniewozik:

O Captain, My ‘Jeopardy!’ Captain
The appreciation above is in addition to the front-page obituary-
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/08/arts ... 51c58e7d39

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The front-page obituary from the L.A. Times (with editing that makes it sound like the "answer-and-question" format of J! was new for the 1984 revival): Alex Trebek, "Jeopardy!" host and trivia master, dies at 80

Appreciation by L.A. Times TV critic Robert Lloyd: The irreplaceable Alex Trebek made "Jeopardy!" a sane place in a mad world

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The opening for today's 11/9/20 episode: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Yp_YM4 ... sp=sharing

That had to be very difficult to do in fighting back tears.

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MarkBarrett wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 12:40 pm
The opening for today's 11/9/20 episode: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Yp_YM4 ... sp=sharing

That had to be very difficult to do in fighting back tears.
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I'm booked to go on one of my old CBC shows I used to help produce this afternoon to talk about this. If I keep it together I will be shocked.
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zakharov wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 1:10 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 12:40 pm
The opening for today's 11/9/20 episode: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Yp_YM4 ... sp=sharing

That had to be very difficult to do in fighting back tears.
Man I was doing ok until he said "this is Jeopardy." Crying again here.
Me too. I'm a man who doesn't tend to get too emotional. I had a few moments before my last class of the day and checked the JBoard and saw the link to the opening...and started crying when it got to the end. That left me about 5 minutes to get myself together before teaching my class...and still had a few tears in my eyes when I walked into the classroom. Sort of wish I hadn't watched that at work and had waited until I got home.

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