Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level
and then beat you with experience.” -- Mark Twain

"Stay Strapped or Get Clapped." -- probably not Mr. Rogers

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Gunny's Gone West

Actor R Lee Ermey, known for his role as foul-mouthed Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Vietnam War film Full Metal Jacket, has died aged 74.

The former US Marine Corps soldier turned award-winning actor played a host of military men during his career.

Ermey's manager, posting to the actor's Twitter account, said he died from "complications of pneumonia".
A couple of his commercials:

Godspeed, Gunny.


Comrade Misfit said...

I added the strikeout in the original story because somebody in Blighty doesn't understand that Marines are not "soldiers". Later versions, which you'll see if you go to the linked story, corrected that.

Borepatch said...

Best Geico commercial ever.

Comrade Misfit said...

The Taz one was pretty goo. So was the Pyramids one, for anyone whose ever dealt with a contractor.